Culture & Arts Entertainment Music & Nightlife Top Story

10,000 entries received for Nigerian Idol Season 7

Reading Time: 2 minutes The producers of Nigerian Idol, Multichoice Nigeria and Africa Magic have revealed that they received about 10,000 entries when they opened for auditions for the seventh season. Dr Busola Tejumola, Executive Head, Content and West Africa Channels, Multichoice Nigeria, in a statement on Saturday said that it was the most entries they had ever received Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Music & Nightlife

Rock legend Meatloaf dies at 74

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Bobby Yip (HONG KONG). Meat Loaf, the flamboyant U.S. rock star who rose to global fame with his debut “Bat Out of Hell” album, has died aged 74. The singer and actor, otherwise known as Michael Lee Aday, had a career spanning six decades, and sold more than 100 million albums worldwide. His Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Music & Nightlife Top Story

Entertainment coy. unveils ‘next music stars’ Soja Kid, Slimhoodiehood

Reading Time: 2 minutes An entertainment outfit in Nigeria, OBlvck Entertainment, has unveiled two upcoming music artists to its record label with a promise to dominate the music industry. According to OBlvck, the artists Stanley Eze aka Soja Kid and Aminu Adebayo aka Slimhoodiehood are a bundle of talents, ready to take over the music scene in the country. Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Metro Top Story

50 live bands to fire Lagos at “Thrillerbandz@Theatre” concert during Yuletide

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lagos will go agog from Friday, Dec. 17 to Saturday, Dec. 18 when it hosts a music concert tagged, “Thrillerbandz@Theatre” billed for the National Theatre, Lagos. The organisers, Evergreen Music Company, say that “not less than 50 live bands are expected to showcase their musical appeal to thrill, pleasure and dazzle the audience and African Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Top Story

Wizkid and Damian Marley in words

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image Credits: Rob Rustling/B Plus. The Afropop star and the reggae scion link up to talk about spirituality, fatherhood, collaboration, and what connects Nigeria and Jamaica Damian Marley became a Wizkid fan after crossing paths with the Afropop star at a New York City hotel while promoting Stony Hill, his 2018 Grammy winner for Best Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Top Story

Lagos leads Spotify’s list of Nigeria’s top 10 music cities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spotify, an audio streaming and media services provider, has listed the top 10 highest music listening states in Nigeria between July to September 2021. Afrobeat is now the dominant sound for Nigerian artists, just as South Africa’s Amapiano genre is also gaining momentum in the country. Top songs are Falz’s Squander, Davido’s High or Burna Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Reviews Top Story

Micro Mike and Monicazation remember Majek Fashek

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Mike Appoh, popularly known as Micro Mike, was prominent on the alto saxophone playing vibrant riffs during Majek Fashek’s pulsating performances on stage. Mike is a multi-instrumentalist plying his trade in the UK as a jazz player. Then, there was Monica Omorodion Swaida, who always went went with the stage name, Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Top Story

Nigeria’s Burna Boy says Grammy win marks ‘big moment’ for African music

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja. Modern African music is altering perceptions of the continent as part of a global cultural shift that marks a “big moment”, Nigerian music artist Burna Boy told Reuters after hailing his first Grammy award. Burna Boy was awarded a Grammy for the Best Global Music Album this month for ‘Twice As Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Top Story

[VIDEO] Nigerian gospel singer Sinach releases new single – Greatest Lord

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigerian gospel singer, Osinachi Joseph popularly known as Sinach, has released a new single ‘Greatest Lord’. The music superstar, took to her Instagram page @therealsinach, to announce this and achievement she started the year with. According to her, the song is to help Christians all over the world recognise Jesus as the solution to today’s Read More…