Music

Dr Sid’s 5-year-old marriage has crashed

Divorce rumours began trailing the couple after Dr Sid was conspicuously absent in a Christmas family portrait shared by his ex-wife.

Nigeria’s Information minister, Lai Mohammed,

Nigerian music revenue to hit $86 million in 2021 – Lai Mohammed

Mr Mohammed said the music revenue grew from about $36 million in 2014 (about N1.596 billion) to $53 million (about N1.908 billion) in 2018.

Majek Fashek

Majek Fashek discharged from hospital, undergoing therapy – Manager

He said Majek, 57, was discharged from Queen Elizabeth Hospital in England where he was treated and moved to the U.S.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama

Burna Boy makes Michelle Obama’s 2020 workout playlist

Burna Boy is the only Nigerian artiste on the list.

Di'ja and Sadiq Sani Sadiq in 'Mati A Zazzau'

Di’Ja makes acting debut

Di’ja stars opposite Sadiq Sani Sadiq in the movie.

Naira Marley

Court dismisses car theft case against Naira Marley

Naira Marley, his two brothers – Idris Fashola, 18, and Babatunde Fashola, 24 – and their cousin, Kunle Obere, 22, were the defendants in the case.

Nigerian musician, Naira Marley. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram page of Naira Marley]

Naira Marley wins first major award at Soundcity MVP (Full list of winners)

Naira Marley’s viral song ‘Soapy’ earned him the award.

Tajudeen Adepetu, Nigerian showbiz promoter

Why musical concerts are declining in Nigeria- Promoter

He lamented the dearth of sponsors and partners for concerts and shows in Nigeria.

CARDI B (Photo Credit: Jora Frantzis)

Cardi B seeks help in choosing new Nigerian name

“Let’s settle this ones and for all CHIOMA B Or Cadijat,” the rapper wrote on Twitter Monday.

Esegine Allen, better known by his stage name Orezi [photo Facebook]

Singer Orezi demands N100 million from Bolt over accident

“Our client, therefore, demands the sum of 100 million Naira as damages,” Orezi’s lawyer said.

Bobi Wine [Photo: theinsider.ug]

Presidential Poll: Uganda police disperse pop star Bobi Wine supporters with tear gas

Bobi Wine, a legislator, plans to stand for president in a challenge to President Yoweri Museveni later this year.

Seun Kuti {Photo credit: OkayAfrica}

Seun Kuti to perform at Coachella after eight years

Seun was the first Nigerian musician to perform at the highly-rated music festival.

Naira Marley and his signees Fabian Blu, Zinoleesky and Moh Bad Photo courtesy Naira Marley

Naira Marley floats record label, signs four artistes

Naira Marley came into the spotlight after he released ‘Issa Goal’ ft. Olamide and Lil Kesh in 2017.

Nine-year-old Temidara Onafuye interviewing King Sunny Ade while the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed looks on.

How I bought my first guitar at 16 – Sunny Ade

The musician said he hid the guitar under the staircase because his family did not want him to go into music

Uganda

Uganda deports Yvonne Chaka Chaka

The police say the music icon was escorted to Entebbe International Airport, about 40km south of the capital to board a flight back to South Africa.

Burna Boy, Rema make Obama’s favourite music of 2019 list

Both musicians are the only Nigerians on the list alongside 32 other songs.

Tiwa Savage and Yemi Alade

VIDEO: Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade settle supremacy rift on stage

The artistes reconciled during Tiwa’s concert ‘Everything Savage’ at Eko Conventional Centre, Lagos

Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido and TiwaSavage are the strong contenders for the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards

Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage nominated for Soundcity Awards

The organisers unveiled the nominees’ lists on Saturday.

Nigerian singer, Naira Marley.

Naira Marley shows off earnings, luxury cars

Naira Marley also revealed that he made N60 million from Access Bank in one week.

Kanye West [Photo: NME.com]

Video: Kanye West performs Davido’s ‘IF’ in Church

Kanye, who recently became a devout Christian, performed a cover of the hit track alongside the church’s choir.

Kizz Daniel

Contract Breach: Olisa Agbakoba seeks to stop Kizz Daniel’s Christmas concert

The firm is also demanding N500 million as compensation.

Nigeria’s Information minister, Lai Mohammed,

Lai Mohammed graces ‘Fela’s Republic and Kalakuta Queens’ in musical concert life performance

The concert revisited the untold story of the Kalakuta Queens’ and the trials and tribulations they endured as they stood by Fela.

Nigerian musician, Naira Marley. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram page of Naira Marley]

Court orders arrest, arraignment of Naira Marley over alleged car theft

Two of Naira Marley’s brothers and his cousins have appeared in court over alleged theft of a car and a cell phone.

Teni at BAFEST

Burna Boy, Naira Marley, others thrill Lagos fans at BAFEST

BAFEST, which is a fusion of music, art, film, and fashion, debuted in 2018 with the aim to showcase parts of the African culture to the world.

Duncan Mighty

Police arrest Duncan Mighty over alleged N11m fraud

The police also debunked reports the musician was kidnapped.