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    Chop Boii, an Abuja-based musician, was murdered on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, along with three of his friends in Abuja’s Gwarimpa neighbourhood. The fingers of the musician and his friends were also severed after their murder. The late Chop Boii was at the wrong place at the wrong time”, a friend of the late musician was quoted on Twitter. The attack was allegedly carried out by unidentified gunmen, who then proceeded to scribble on the wall with their blood. ...
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    Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon, better known as Reekado Banks, recently lost his mother. The singer took to Instagram on Tuesday to announce the death of his mother, Dorcas Olubunmi Solomon. While he did not disclose the cause of her death, he did ask for prayers for his family. He wrote: It is with heavy heart that we announce the passing of our wife, mother, grandmother, sister, confidant and friend. Dorcas ...
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    The Recording Academy, also known as the Grammys, has confirmed that plans to add an Afrobeats category to the Grammys are being considered. The Recording Academy’s CEO, Harvey Manson, made the disclosure in Ghana. According to him, the recording academy held a listening session with key Afrobeats players, indicating that steps are being taken to establish an Afrobeats category. He went on to say that in order for the academy to make a decision, a proposal must be submitted, which is currently being worked on to ensure accurate representation of the various colours and styles that the Afrobeats sound possesses.
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    Paul Okoye, otherwise known as Rudeboy, has claimed that the ‘devil’ was to blame for the fight with his twin brother, Peter, and the dissolution of their music group, P-Square, before they reconciled last year. The 40-year-old revealed this to a red carpet host at a recent event. When asked what caused their six-year dispute, Paul Okoye replied, “it’s the devil.” According to Paul, the disunity between him and his twin brother, Peter, was caused by family issues rather than music, according to an interview with media personality, Joey Akan, published on June 27. Despite the outpouring of fan anger following the split, Rudeboy stated that he stayed quiet and said nothing because he knew the issue was one of family. The singer said: I kept silent. I never said anything. I never said anything, ...
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    Star singer, Temilade Openiyi, aka Tems, has opened up about her hardships and how poverty adversely impacted her. This was revealed by the singer in an interview with British GQ.  She stated that she used to steal food in order to survive. She continued by saying that she had low self-esteem because she was so hopeless and broke at the time. She used to go to her aunty’s house just to get food to take home with her. Tems stated that she does not consider her voice to be a blessing because many people are equally talented. She said: There were times when I was so broke, I was broke and hopeless. I ...
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    Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, has announced that he will perform his next album live on Apple Music in London on September 27, 2022. Wizkid made the announcement on Wednesday via his Twitter handle. The artiste stated that he would be performing his highly anticipated album, More Love, Less Ego (MLLE), at the event. The performance is the first time his fans will hear the album, which will be released later this year. Wizkid’s live performance on Apple Music, as a fast-growing base of Afro beats, is another big thing for Nigerian music. He tweeted: Biggest bird bringing #AppleMusicLive to London! For one night only at the Roundhouse performing my new album. ...
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    Nigerian music stars, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, professionally known as Burna Boy and Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, have been nominated for the 17th BET Hip-Hop ...
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    David Adeleke, aka Davido, has expressed his soulful wish for his friends. The singer took to Twitter to express his desire to give each of his friends $1 million. The Superstar is well-known for his benevolence to family, friends, fans, and crew members. Davido affirmed in the post that he is hopeful that his wish will come true one day. In a mixture of English and Pidgin, he wrote: One day I wanna be able to wake up and credit all my ...
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    Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, better known by his stage as Iyanya, has stated that he took a long hiatus from the music business since he rose to stardom sooner than he expected. The artist, whose latest single ‘Like’ is a resounding success, revealed that he always knew he would be famous from boyhood, but never imagined it would happen so quickly. Iyanya stated this on a recent YouTube Podcast. I didn’t know it was going to be like major famous so ...
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    Opeyemi Gbenga Kayode, commonly known as Pepenazi, is a Nigerian artist who is making headlines owing to a viral video of him preaching, as it appears he has given up his music career to work for God. The Afrobeat singer that was seen preaching in an Instagram video, had songs that left the Nigerian airwaves buzzing. Pepenazi has already featured the likes of Olamide, Reminisce, and other Nigerian superstars. He captioned the video: “The ...