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BBNaija star Nengi buys brand new Range Rover SUV

Nigerian reality TV star Nengi Hampson has just bought herself a brand new Range Rover SUV.  Congratulations are in order for Big Brother Naija Season 5 housemate Nengi who just acquired a brand new whip for herself. The reality star and socialite shared the good news via her Instagram story to her fans. In a short series of videos, Nengi showed off her new ride as she stepped out of the car. The car isn’t a gift from fans but was bought Nengi with her hard-earned money. The Range Rover SUV is worth several millions of naira as she happily showed it off on Instagram. See the photo below. You Deserve to Make Money Even When you are looking for Dates Online. So we reimagined what a dating should be. It begins with giving you back power. Get to meet Beautiful people, chat and make money ...

The Heavy Influence of The “Amapiano” Sound

Amapiano – a music genre of South African descent which consists of deep house, jazz and lounge music. It is characterized by synths, airy pads and wide and percussive basslines. In 2020, the genre experienced increased popularity across the African continent with noted increases in digital streams and chart successes in countries far from its South African origin. The Amapiano influence in Nigeria music became really heavy towards the end of last year and it has rolled into the new year. Producers like Rexxie, Altims and Niphkeys have merged the amapiano’s bright piano chords with the infectious bounce of Afropop music, crafting euphoric anthems. You Might Also Like: See Three West African Songs That Has Potential Influence On Pop Culture Among the Amapiano records that has been released ...

Tiwa Savage mourns as her father passes on

Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage has lost her dad during the early hours of today after a brief illness.  The “Koroba” crooner took to her Instagram page to announce the demise of her father today who passed on during the early  of today July 19. This comes a few weeks, after she mourned the death of Habeeb Uthman aka Obama (44). Tiwa Savage in her post said that the loss hit hard and she is sadden by the her father’s demise. Below is her note on Instagram informing colleagues and fans of her her loss. “Early hours of this morning you made a peaceful transition. You fought till the very end, you really fought daddy, it’s been rough for you these past couple years but you are resting now. This is tough on me, I’m so numb, so weak.Rest In Perfect Peace my KingI love you daddy. Savy t’ek...

DMW first lady Liya announces debut EP “Alari” & release date

Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) first lady Liya is set for the release of her debut extended play titled “Alari”.  Sometime last year, the singer was officially signed by Davido into the DMW fold. Since joining one of Africa’s biggest record label, Liya has only released one song “Melo” under the music imprint. The music drought is about to end, as she announced via her social media page that her extended play drops this month. She also revealed the title of the project as “Alari” which would be out July 30. Liya has a song with her boss, which would also be on “Alari” the EP. Fans of the singer are happy and edgy with anticipation. Her boss Davido also confirmed the project release by tweeting the titled of Liya’s forthcoming extended play. You Deserve to Make Money Even When you are lo...

British Rapper, Dave Set to Feature Wizkid & BOJ in Upcoming Album

British Rapper, Santan Dave has revealed that Wizkid is part of his upcoming album. The rapper simply known as Dave will be releasing his second studio album on the 23rd of July and has revealed the track list of the album. The album is titled “We’re All In This Together” and has Wizkid on the track 7 which is titled “System”. He revealed the album’s art work via his Instagram handle as well as the track list which also has other music acts like Stormzy, BOJ, James Blake and Snoh Aalegra. His previous album also had a Nigerian featured in it and that was Burna Boy which recorded massive success. Why Dave is on the spotlight with his sophomore album is because he has Nigerian roots going by his birth name David Orobosa Omoregie. He is a famous British rapper,songwriter and one worth li...

Davido Drops Snippet for “Shopping Spree” Video With Chris Brown & Young Thug

DMW front man, Davido has released the snippet of his latest coming video “Shopping Spree” featuring the duo of Chris Brown and Young Thug. He posted the snippet via his Instagram status with the different times the official video will be dropping tomorrow. The song “Shopping Spree” is coming off Davido latest album “A Better Time” and he features two Americans on this one. This is coming after Davido has dealt with the grief occasioned by the loss of his brother and friend Obama DMW who he visited his grave yesterday to pay his last respect alongside Tiwa Savage. He picks himself from the grief and is set to continue from where he stopped with this video dropping tomorrow. See the teaser below. You Deserve to Make Money Even When you are looking for Dates Online. So we reimagined what a d...

Yemi Alade Announces “Empress” Album U.S Tour

Self-acclaimed African music queen, Yemi Alade has announced that she will be touring the U.S with her latest album. The queen shared the announcement via her Instagram handle displaying the some details of her United States “Empress” album tour. According to her, the tickets will be available online from tomorrow Friday, 16th for everyone to book. The Empress album was her 5th studio album since she entered into the Nigerian music space and she outdid herself on that music project. The album was released in 2020 and featured the likes of Patoranking and Rudeboy. Some of the cities she will be touring include; Las Vegas, North Adams, Los Angeles, Washington DC, New York, Toronto, Montreal, and Berkeley. She also revealed the dates she will be touring the cities. See her post belo...

Kizz Daniel buys a penthouse each for his baby boys

Nigerian singer Kizz Daniel has started gifting his baby boys landed properties before their first birthday.  The “Woju” crooner gifted his two sons Jalil and Jelani a house in Lekki as he begins the journey to becoming the best father in the world. In an emotional post, Kizz Daniel revealed that he was blessed with a set of triplets. However, one of the Triplets died four days after he was born. Hence h made a promise to be an even better father to the remain two baby boys. In an early morning post, Kizz Daniel shared documents of properties belonging to Jalil Oluwaloba and Jelani Oluwatobi at Richmond Gate Estate, Lekki. Here is Kizz Daniel’s post from Instagram. “GOD blessed me with 3 boys a while back JAMAL, JALIL and JELANI (triplets). 4 days after i lost JAMAL. Nevertheless, I m...

Olamide Reveals Video Snippet of “Julie”, Set to Drop Soon

Nigerian rapper Olamide has unveiled the video snippet of his single “Julie” which is set for release. The tune is a Caribbean-inspired piece that offers some of the creativity of the rapper as he delves into different genres. It’s one of most beautiful pieces of his recent kingly album released in June dubbed “UY Scuti”. In a post shared on Instagram, Olamide revealed that the official video will be dropping on Friday, 10am East African Time. The audio of the single was produced by Eskeez, but the visuals was shot and directed by legendary cinematographer, Patrick Ellis. In the post, Olamide appreciated those who worked on the video with him including @iambadder the model, @thestyle_train who is the stylist. The last video from the Baddo was “Rock” which is still rocking. You Deserve to M...

Blaqbonez Spotted in Ghana With Wizkid Recording A New Sound

Nigerian rapper, Blaqbonez has recently been spotted in Ghana vibing with Starboy Wizkid. The duo were seen in apartment dancing to a tune which they  are recording together and it appears Blaqbonez has finally gotten the collaboration he’d always wanted. With the look of things, Ghana is now becoming a choice destination for artists to meet with Big Wiz and get their dream collaboration as the last time, it was Bella Shmurda who was with him in Ghana. Blaqbonez who just released his critically acclaimed “S3X Over Love” album this year was spotted at the airport few days ago with a luggage and it’s now clear where he was headed. A collaboration is underway and we just have to wait to see what the duo are coming up with. Watch video below. You Deserve to Make Money Even When you are lo...

Hypertension Album Is Ready – Bella Shmurda Discloses

Dangbana Republik front-man, Bella Shmurda has revealed that his Hypertension Album is ready. The singer who just released his latest extended play dubbed “High Tension 2.0”  revealed that the EP is just a foretaste of his main album which is going to drop this year. Obviously Bella is loaded for fans this year as he will be serving them two music projects from his depot of talent. He made this known during an interview session with Beat’s FM Ada on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, when he was asked if the High Tension EP was the only body of work he will be releasing this year. In his exact words “This is High Tension, Hypertension is coming. My Album is ready”. He also revealed that some of the acts to feature in the album include Julian Marley, Victoria Kimani and Popcaan all interna...

A Breakdown of Wizkid’s Billboard Chart Achievements

It is no longer news that Wizkid’s latest single “Essence” featuring Tems from his album Made In Lagos has become a global summer anthem and a viral international hit. The massive streams, airplay all over the world, reposts from celebrities worldwide, social media engagements, etc. over the past few weeks have prompted Wizkid to add another chart record to his collection. This is as big as it gets but it doesn’t even end there. The album Made In Lagos is still growing as in this same chart week on Billboard 200 album chart, Wizkid‘s Made In Lagos re-entered the chart at #147 after previously peaking at #80 back in November 2020. Its re-entry on the chart makes it the longest-charting album by a Nigerian artist on the Billboard 200 album chart this century. ALSO READ: Nigerian Rap Is Becom...