After being featured on Apple Music for the past month, Mr Eazi’s mixtape which was released in February has returned to the Billboard charts. The ‘Life Is Eazi – Accra to Lagos’ mixtape has been on the World Albums chart on Billboard since the beginning of August, in what is its second coming. Presently, it sits on #9 position, a spot down from the eighth position it occupied last week. The rebirth of the mixtape which contains 14 songs is largely due to Mr Eazi’s feature as the ‘Up Next’ artiste of the month on Apple Music. By virtue of being the ‘Up Next’ artiste
Following on the success of ‘Living Things’ video, Abolore Akande popularly known as 9ice has blessed fans with a hot new video entitled Glass House. It is officially released today Tuesday, April 25. It was directed and photographed by award-winning director, Unlimited L.A. The compelling visual for Glass House is a cinematic eye-candy that flirts with artistic themes and exotic contemporary dance. 9ice has definitely raised his game since lining up with a new team, Temple Management Company. Source: pulse.ng
Drake’s “One Dance” featuring Wizkid has been nominated as one of the Top hot 100 songs for the 2017 Billboard awards scheduled to hold in Las Vegas on May 21. Drake, Twenty One Pilots and Rihanna dominate the nominations in four categories for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards as announced exclusively by Billboard on Monday. According to Billboard, “The Top R&B Song category is a tight one, with Rihanna doubling down thanks to “Needed Me” and her collabo with Drake on “Work.” “Drizzy is also on the board with his Wizkid & Kyla smash “One Dance,” while Bruno Mars checks
Star Boy, Wizkid has dropped the visuals for his hit song Come Closer featuring American Singer, Drake. However, despite an entire verse delivered by Drake, he did not feature in the video making many of Wizkid fans wondering what could have made the American international super star to be prominently absent in it. Nevertheless, the video features clean, smooth visuals with sensual choreography to add to the vibes of the song.
Nigerian musician, David Adeleke widely regarded as Davido has bared his minds on the challenges of going global with his local music. Singer, Davido, has stressed the importance of doing things the way one knows how to and stay dedicated to one’s craft. The former Sony Music Entertainment artiste said that he has already made more money this year than he did last year because he was able to break free of the shackles that held him last year. Speaking at the home of contestants in a popular reality game show, the father of one noted that after signing his
Nigerian-born Mo Adeniran has emerged the winner of the 2017 edition of The Voice UK. The 21-year-old who currently works night shifts at a hotel, came to the show with his best friend, Max Vickers, who made it through to the semi-finals. Adeniran was raised in a foster home and lost another of his friend to drug overdose. His road to glory began, when he got into Jennifer Hudson’s team, after battling Diamond in the sing-offs, with his rendition of A Change Is Gonna Come by Sam Cooke. In the quarter-final, Jennifer chose Mo to got through, while the public
Nigerian-American singer, Jidenna at the Vibe.NG forum titled “Community Meeting With The Chief: Album Versus Singles In Digital Era” recently held in Lagos said that his music, lyrics, sounds and collaborations are all geared towards building a bridge between people, races and nations. He further explained that it is the reason his songs have a blend of different cultural sounds especially the high-life blend with hip-hop so that all can relate to it. It will be recalled that Jidenna, recently released his debut album titled “The Chief” which he explained was named after his late father’s title status which he
Which Nigerian artiste’s musical video was the most viewed on YouTube in the first quarter of the year? Score time is here but let’s give it to them; they’ve been doing very well. Yes, our Nigerian artistes have been truly representing with clean visuals to accompany their hit songs. What more could we say but to say wehdone Sirs and Mas. So, we set out to the oracle of videos, Youtube, to check out how well they have performed in the first quarter of the year with their videos( you know they spend huge amounts of money making those flicks).
Everyone is holding firmly to their spots this week on the African chart. Sarkodie’s Painkiller featuring Runtown maintains the no.1 spot while South African singer, Sands is no.2 with Tiki. AKA’s The World is Yours remains the no.7 song on the chart as Diamond Platnumz’ Marry You ft Neyo keeps feet dancing at no.4. Bebe Cool holds strong at no.5 with his song Nananana while Ugandan duo Radio & Weasel’s Plenty Plenty has been struggling on the chart. They dropped to the very bottom last week at no.10 while Fena Gitu rises one spot from no.4 to no.3. Ben Pol’s Phone ft. Mr. Eazi also got a bump to no.9 last week after
Four years ago, Innocent ‘2baba’ Idibia married the love of his life, Annie Idibia, in a destination wedding, in Dubai. In celebration of their wedding anniversary, the pair, who have been together for 18 years, have shared romantic messages on social media. “18yrs ago I met this beautiful human being and 4yrs ago she said yes 2 be by my side thru it all. Words cannot express how much she means 2 me. My true African Queen,” 2baba wrote on Insatgram. He added: “She lit up my life. We laugh we fight, we clown around sometimes and get serious sometimes.
Serial hit maker, Phyno, has released the visuals to his highly engaging music “Okpeke”. The song features award winning singers 2baba and Flavour Source:
African popstar J Martins delivers a stunning visuals for the recently released club hit ‘Ring the Bell ’. Impeccably shot and directed by Unlimited, Faro carries over the spirit of its audio counterpart, losing none of the vibe and energy that will make it a huge club favorite across the African continent. Ring the bell also ushers in new entertaining dance moves by Ezinne Asinugo of Zinart Productions while also showcasing the beauty of African dance choreography, Ring the Bell excels in delighting the viewer, and delivers a wonderful showcase of J Martins retaining the signature flair and spark that
Singing sensation Simi has released the video of her successful single ” Smile for Me”. The video, which was shot and directed by Clarence Peters,tells a captivating love story between a young girl and her romantic beau ( Ayoola Ayobami). Simi, who is signed to X3M Music , will be releasing her complete album this year.
Music fans were genuinely excited yesterday, when Mavin Records singer, Korede Bello officially released the audio to his collaboration with international singer, Kelly Rowland on the remix of ‘Do Like That’. Thousands of them rushed to Mavin Records YouTube, to listen to the single, but what they heard divided opinions, with some expressing approval of the singer’s apparent ‘elevation’ by getting an American on his song. Others were not so complimentary however, as they were left unimpressed with Kelly Rowland’s contribution to a song that was originally dope. Read what Nigerians are saying about the song, listen to it below
Styl Plus are back with a bang! Albeit without a member (Tundey) who has since gone solo. Zeal and Shifi are now the flagbearers of the Styl Plus group and have just released a new song ‘Aso Ibora’ which simply means blanket in English. Check it out below and let us know your thoughts. Styl-Plus, who have just been signed to Eskimo Records, are ready to release a new single titled “Aso Ibora (Blanket)“; this serenading tune depicts the essence of the brand and band that we have always come to know – “Aso Ibora,” as produced by Blaq Jerzee,
The beautiful and delectable singer, songwriter and actor, Dayo Amusa is out with the visuals to her recently released single ‘Blow My Mind’. The video directed by HG2 Films features Zeez with a steamy romance with the award-winning and internationally acclaimed Dayo Amusa. This video is definitely a must-watch as Dayo Amusa prepares to release a new single featuring Fuji legend, Pasuma and as she gears up for the release of her new movie, ‘Pathetic’ Source: www.naijaloaded.com.ng
Award winning artiste and Afro-Soul Diva Aramide has released the video to FunMi Lowo remix, one of the songs from her debut album, Suitcase. Fast rising cinematographer AdamsGud directed the remix that features Sound Sultan and Koker. Set in rural Abeokuta, the video has a retro feel to it. Source: www.360nobs.com
Still on the S.W.A.G album release countdown with one song per month, multiple award winning singer and song writer Sammie Okposo is out with the song for January titled – A Marvellous Thing. This is a song thanksgiving, telling of the things God has done. It’s a highlife tune with elements of the Caribbean music, fused into a mix of joyous heartfelt melodic praise. The most obvious of the instrumentals being the horns and percussions gives it an exotic highlife flavour. Sammie Okposo is one of Africa’s finest and is globally renowned gospel music minister. Source: notjustok.com
While their relationship status is unclear (and none of our business), Jennifer Lopez did confirm to both Entertainment Tonight and Extra that she does in fact have a new song with Drake. “He just asked me to do a song with him and that’s what we’ve been doing,” J. Lo tells ET. “We’ll see if it’s on his next album.” In a later interview with Extra, Jenny from the block again confirmed the upcoming collab and said it’s possible more collabs will come in the future, but for now they just have the one song, possibly for Drake’s new album.
Fast rising highlife artiste, Humblesmith met privately with Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, to present his new single dedicated to the strength of Lagos which turns regular visitors into superstars. The presentation happened shortly after Governor Ambode met with all the artistes who performed at the just concluded One Lagos concert. Humblesmith recently released Beautiful Lagos to the admiration of the Governor who has now become his fan. There is no slowing down for Humblesmith who is also ready to drop more songs in the coming days. Fillers from his management is that the Governor’s assent on his music is