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  Victony, the Nigerian superstar, has reached a significant milestone in his music career as his ‘Soweto’ remix featuring Rema & Don Toliver debuts on the UK Official Singles chart. This achievement showcases Victony’s growing influence and recognition on the international music scene. ‘Soweto’ has emerged as one of the biggest Afrobeats songs internationally, captivating […]

Lilian Bach mourns Saint Obi’s death with heart-wrenching tribute Lilian Bach, a veteran actress in the Nollywood industry, is mourning the profound loss of her dear friend and colleague, Saint Obi. The news of his untimely passing after a prolonged battle with illness has left the entertainment industry reeling with grief and sadness. In a […]

Ooni of Ife welcomes new wife, Olori Akinmuda The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has recently made waves in the media with his union with Olori Opeoluwa Elizabeth Akinmuda, marking another chapter in his eventful marital journey. This highly respected Yoruba Monarch has garnered attention for marrying six wives within a span of […]

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala advises on ways to boost Nigerian music industry Renowned economist and Director General of the World Trade Organisation, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, recently shared valuable insights on how to enhance and strengthen the Nigerian music industry. Speaking at the Governors Forum in the State House Abuja, she emphasized the significant impact of entertainment on […]

Nigerian rap sensation, Pharaoh The 47, has successfully concluded his landmark tour in Plateau State, Northern Nigeria. With his Street Ctrl Tour, Pharaoh The 47 has been spreading the gospel of Hip Hop from the plateaued regions of Northern Nigeria to the rest of the world. Pharaoh The 47 has been on a steady rise […]

Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti was arrested on Monday after allegedly assaulting a police officer on Saturday. Following the incident, the suspect apologized and gave the officer ₦‎12,000 ($29) to repair his damaged vehicle, according to The Punch, which also reported that Seun Kuti was being held at the State Criminal Investigation Department, or Panti, in […]

Nigerian Afrobeats artist Joeboy was recently stopped from performing in St. Lucia due to the use of offensive language. Known for hit songs like ‘Alcohol’, Joeboy has made a name for himself as one of Nigeria’s most commercial artists, and his music has been gaining traction on the global stage. However, his latest international effort […]

The Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners’ Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) has expressed deep sorrow over the loss of four notable actors within the Nigerian entertainment industry. The National President of TAMPAN, Bolaji Amusan, issued a statement on Monday, mourning the deaths of Murphy Afolabi, Saint Obi, Mukaila Adedigba, and Wasiu Adegbenro. Amusan described the […]

The Nigerian entertainment industry has been thrown into mourning as the news of the death of Murphy Afolabi broke. The popular Yoruba actor was confirmed dead on Sunday, May 14, 2023, in Ikorodu, Lagos, after he reportedly collapsed in his bathroom. Afolabi was a well-known actor in the Yoruba movie industry and has contributed immensely […]

Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry, has suffered another tragic loss as it mourns the passing of yet another talented actor. Chikezie Uwazie is the third actor to die in the span of just three days. News of his passing comes shortly after the deaths of fellow actors Murphy Afolabi and Saint Obi. Reports have indicated […]

Burna Boy drums support for Hilda Baci as she sets new world record Nigerian chef Hilda Baci has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest individual cooking marathon, surpassing the previous record of 87 hours and 45 minutes held by Lata Tondon from India. Hilda achieved this feat at 7:46 am on Monday, May […]

Nigerian chef Hilda Effiong Bassey, popularly known as Hilda Baci, has set out to break the Guinness World Record for the “longest cooking marathon by an individual”. She is determined to surpass the current record holder, Lata Tondon, an Indian chef who achieved the feat in 2019, by cooking uninterrupted for at least 87 hours […]

DJ Cuppy, the Nigerian disc jockey and producer, has revealed that she is not ready to have children yet. Despite her love for kids, she clarified that she is not prepared to become a mother herself at this time. Cuppy recently shared a photo on her Instagram story in which she held a baby girl […]

Wande Coal, the Nigerian Afrobeats sensation, has opened up about his highly-anticipated album “Legend or No Legend.” In an interview with Apple Music Africa Now Radio, the artist revealed the album’s title was inspired by a Twitter argument over his status as a legend in the music industry. The conversation generated polarizing arguments, with some […]

Omah Lay has shared the story behind the making of his hit single, ‘Soso,’ and it’s an emotional one. The song, which resonated with listeners, is one of the leading tracks in his debut album, ‘Boy Alone.’ In a recent interview with Steph TV, Omah Lay opened up about the meaning behind the lyrics of […]

Afrobeats Popstar, Omah Lay, has opened up about his journey to fame and the pains that came with it. In a recent interview with Steph TV, the singer revealed that he dealt with suicidal thoughts while making his debut album ‘Boy Alone,’ which was released in July 2022. Omah Lay stated that he turned his […]

Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records, one of the leading record labels in Nigeria, marked its 11th anniversary on May 8, 2023. The renowned music executive expressed his gratitude to the fans, supporters, and well-wishers who have been with the label through thick and thin. In a video montage, Don Jazzy featured past and present Mavin Records […]

Afrobeats superstar, Davido, has announced his upcoming docuseries on Netflix, titled “David”. The series promises to offer fans a never-before-seen glimpse into his life and the intimate moments of the 30-year-old singer. The news was revealed during an exclusive interview with Esquire Middle East, where Davido mentioned that it would be the first time he […]

Fast-rising Nigerian singing sensation, Boy Spyce, has released a new single titled ‘Relationship’ which explores the bouncy Jamaican Dancehall sound. The artist, who is signed to one of the biggest music labels in Nigeria, is establishing himself as one of the most exciting and versatile artists to look out for. Boy Spyce first rose to […]

Labianca’s debut on the Billboard Hot 100 with her hit single ‘People’ has sent shock waves through the music industry. The Cameroonian-American singer has created an international sensation with her R&B record that captures the struggles of giving more than you take. The Afrobeats crossover single of 2023 has received critical acclaim for its quality […]

Nigerian rapper, MI Abaga, and his wife, Eniola Mafe, recently shared their experience with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a neurodevelopmental disorder that can persist from childhood to adulthood. The couple discussed how they cope with the disorder on the Aproko Doctor podcast, highlighting the importance of effective communication and understanding. Mafe revealed that she […]

Canadian rapper Drake has caused a stir on social media after questioning whether he could be considered Nigerian. The 34-year-old musician, whose real name is Aubrey Drake Graham, was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. However, after the ancestry test of his father, Dennis Graham, revealed Nigerian roots, Drake took to Instagram to ask, “Does […]

Nigerian musician Ayra Starr’s rise to stardom has been nothing short of amazing. Despite facing adversity at a young age, Ayra refused to let negative experiences keep her down. In a recent TikTok video, Ayra shared a story about how she was punished by her female teachers in high school for painting one of her […]

DJ Maphorisa Arrested for Allegedly Assaulting Girlfriend Thuli Phongolo South African music producer DJ Maphorisa has found himself in hot water after being arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, Thuli Phongolo. Phongolo, an actress and club DJ, reported the incident to the police, claiming that the assault took place after she confronted Maphorisa regarding their […]

DJ Cuppy, whose real name Florence Otedola, has emphasized the ease that comes with having money. The billionaire heiress took to Twitter to reflect on the importance of self-care, especially during travels. According to Cuppy, having money is key to achieving such goals. In her post, she wrote, “Travel reminds me how important self-love is. […]

Kawu Mala, a popular actor in the Hausa language film industry, Kannywood, has passed away after battling heart-related illness for several years. The veteran actor Kawu Mala was well known for his leading role in the popular TV series, ‘Dadin Kowa,’ broadcast on Arewa24, and had over 20 years of experience in the industry. The […]

Nigerian singer, Peter Okoye, has come under fire for his recent actions during a concert in Amsterdam. Peter, who is on a world tour with his twin brother, Paul, aiming to perform in 100 cities globally, recently performed in Amsterdam and received high praise for his performance. However, a moment that drew attention was when […]

Rising Nigerian music star, Asake, has emerged as one of the biggest winners at the 24th edition of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, beating out top contenders like Burna Boy, Kizz Daniel, Arya Star, Libianca, and The Therapist to clinch the coveted Best African Artiste of the Year award. The award show, which took […]

Nigerian superstar Rema has been making waves in the music industry since his hit single “Calm Down” was released. This success has led to Rema achieving a new milestone as he enters the Guinness Book of Records. Rema has become the first artist to top the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) chart with his […]

Asake’s O2 Arena Concert Date Announced! Asake, the Nigerian music sensation, has set the date for his landmark performance at the O2 Arena in London. The show will take place on August 8, 2023, and is expected to attract thousands of fans from around the world. Asake, also known as Mr. Money With the Vibe, […]

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