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The late Afrobeat legend, Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, popularly known as Fela Anikulapo Kuti, could be set for a posthumous honor as he was being nominated for the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The late musician and activist was nominated alongside other international artists such as JAY-Z, Dionne Warwick, Foo Fighters, The Go-Go’s, Iron Maiden and Carole King. He could also be inducted on his first-ever nomination. The Water No Get Enemy crooner...

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Akewe Terry Daniel often referred to as Terri, who is signed to Wizkid’s record label, Starboy Entertainment, has revealed that he has been admiring the Wizkid from the beginning of his career till the present. Terri featured on Wizkid’s hit song in 2018, ‘Soco’, alongside another signee of the label, Spotless and Ceeza Milli. The youngster said, “From the beginning of Wizkid’s career till now he is my idol. Before anyone knew he would be...

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Unity Bank recently offered its customers and other persons a unique experience in a virtual music concert. The concert which was described as an evening of fun, games, and live performances, was tagged, UBLive. The event took place on the official Instagram page of the bank. At the event, the headline act, Adekunle Gold delivered awesome performances. Hosted by the comedian, Mr. Hyenana, the event featured other artists such as Khell Magic, TFS dance crew,...

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ABUJA — The 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards ceremony which was scheduled to be held in the Ugandan capital Kampala has been postponed, organisers have announced. The awards ceremony, which was being organised through a partnership between MTV Base and Uganda’s Ministry of Tourism, was scheduled to take place on Feb. 20, with performances from leading African and international artists. MTV Base Africa postponing the award ceremony on Thursday night tweeted on its official Twitter...

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Nigerian singer, Paul Okoye, popularly known as Rudeboy, and his twin brother, Peter, professionally known as Mr. P, without argument, were one of the most popular twins in Africa when they both belong to the same music group called P-Square. However, there have been many speculations and conjunctures after the group broke up some years back, many have wondered about what could have gone wrong. In an interview with The Punch, Rudeboy disclosed that the...

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LOS ANGELES — Country singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson has quietly retired from touring after more than 50 years in the music business. The news, buried in a news release earlier this week, comes a year after the “Me and Bobby McGee” singer played his last gig on the Outlaw Country Cruise in the Caribbean in January 2020. As the coronavirus pandemic shuttered live music venues last year, Kristofferson’s decision not to return to the road felt...

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A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has admitted more exhibits in evidence against Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley in the ongoing trial of the hip hop singer. On Wednesday, Justice Nicolas Oweibo in his ruling admitted the Compact Disk containing the phone analysis of the singer, tendered in evidence by the second prosecution witness, Anosike Augustine on the ground that the iPhone which was analyzed has earlier been admitted as evidence....

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South African celebrity musician, Master KG, known for his song, Jerusalema, has disclosed that he never paid Burna Boy to feature on the remix of his hit song. Although the original version of the song enjoyed commercial success, the remix where the African giant was featured has enjoyed more success. Burna Boy, while listing his 2020 achievement, on his Instagram handle, said that Jerusalema remix is certified gold in Austria, diamond in France, and platinum...

American Grammy Award-winning global sensation and record label executive, DJ Khaled, has been announced as the international host for the MTV Africa Music Awards, Kampala 2021. For the first time, the award ceremony will be aired globally from February 20, 2020 on MTV channels; MTV Base and MTV Africa, in 180 countries. The virtual award ceremony will be hosted by the DJ from home in Miami, Florida, alongside African co-emcees for the Kampala event. Bruce...

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Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez will be performing at the inauguration ceremony of the United States’ President-elect, Joe Biden, in Washington next week alongside others. Biden’s transition team has said that the event would showcase a diverse America.  The duo will be the person at the January 20 event for the incoming 46th US President. The event will also feature remarks from a black firefighter from Georgia, a former Youth Poet Laureate, a Catholic Priest,...

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