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Popular Musician Jailed 15 Years For Raping Relative


South African musician, Sipho Ndlovu, known by his stage name Brickz, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for raping a 17-year-old relative in 2013. The victim who is now 21 said she wanted to end her life as a result of the trauma and became afraid of the musician. Timeslive reports that in a ruling by Magistrate Baloyi, he detailed the testimony from ... Read More »

400 Music Artistes Light Up MUPAN Inauguration


No fewer than 400 Nigerian singers are ready to perform at the inauguration of the Music Promoters Association of Nigeria (MUPAN), Lagos State chapter, at the Genesis Hotels, Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos. Scheduled to hold on October 27, 2017, ace Fuji crooners; Alhaji Kollington Ayinla and Alhaji Wasiu Alabi Pasuma will be leading all other Fuji musicians to the venue, while Chief Ebenezer Obey Fabiyi will ... Read More »

Police Has Declared Davido Free —Lawyer


Following the recent turn out of events which almost ruined the reputation of young Nigerian pop star, Davido, his legal counsel, Mr Bobo F. Ajudua, has revealed that the Aye crooner is free to go about his normal business as he has been absolved of all allegations of conspiracy in the mysterious death of his friend, Tagbo Umeike, who recently died after excess alcohol intake ... Read More »

Rape: Rapper Nelly’s Accuser Wants Case Dropped


A woman whose rape accusations against hip-hop star Nelly led to his arrest wants the case to be dropped, saying she felt unsafe amid the scrutiny. The singer and rapper was arrested on October 7 in the northwestern state of Washington but was released without any charges and vehemently rejected the allegation. A lawyer for the woman, in a weekend statement, said the accuser was ... Read More »

Fela Was My Most Interesting Client – Falana


Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has said the late Afrobeat maestro, Fela Anikulapo, remains his most interesting client. He recalled that Fela used to walk up to him to inform him ahead of his plans to violate the law, telling him to get ready to defend him in court. According to Falana, Fela had a penchant for breaking the law, but he got ... Read More »

Fela Used Music To Fight For Liberation Of The Masses – Ambode


Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday eulogized the virtues of late Afrobeat legend and freedom fighter, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti describing him as an enigmatic artiste who used the platform of his art to agitate for social and human rights by challenging government and people to explore development through social and economic activities that are rooted in African values. The Fela Anikulapo-Kuti Statue titled – ... Read More »

Glo Music Concert: Tuface, Yemi Alade, Timaya, Others Light Up Anyigba


It was sublime entertainment on Saturday, in Ayingba, Kogi State, as Globacom’s flagship show, the Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour, treated students and residents of the university community to over five hours of music, funtainment and dance, featuring legendary singer, Tuface Idibia, Queen of Afro-Pop, Yemi Alade, Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa, Timaya and other top Nigerian artistes. Anchored by Nollywood’s Mercy Johnson-Okojie, alongside Juliet ... Read More »

I Can’t Marry A Poor Man –Iyabo Ojo

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For men who are exceptionally fond of actress, Iyabo Ojo, the news is that she does not fancy a poor man. Just a few weeks after opening her amala restaurant and lounge in Lekki, the actress made known her preference in a chat with Sunday Scoop. Since her marriage failed, she has yet to remarry. While admitting that she is now ready to give matrimony ... Read More »

Tagbo: Davido Breaks Silence, Releases Statement, CCTV Footage


Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido has released an official statement, dissociating himself from the death of his close pal, Tagbo Umeike. The singer, through his legal adviser, Norrison Quakers (SAN) said he was never arrested by the police, rather he made himself available for questioning. Our client maintains that he has not in any way lied about what he knows about ... Read More »

Nigerian Pop Music: In The Shadow Of Fela Kuti

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Fela Kuti was known as “the King of Afrobeat”. Krizbeatz calls himself “the King of AfroDance”, the Nigerian music that has got millions dancing across Africa and the world. For Fela, as he is still known to fans, music was often a life-threatening fight against corrupt military dictatorships that ruled Nigeria in the 1970s and 1980s. For the talented Krizbeatz, a child of the capitalist ... Read More »

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