Forbes Releases Top 10 Richest Musicians In Africa For 2017

Forbes Magazine Africa has  released a compilation of its top 10 African richest musicians for the year 2017. According to the magazine, the list was put together based on the net worth, endorsement deals, album sales, awards, investment, social media influence, and so much more. From Nigeria, Don Jazzy, Wizkid and Davido was listed, but one cannot help but wonder which position the Once famous but now divided Psquare twins would have been on the list. AKON, AMERICA-SENEGAL Akon has over 35 million albums sold worldwide. He has won numerous…

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SOUNDCITY MVPs Awards Full Winners List

Check out the full list of winners from the 2017 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.  BEST MALE MVP DAVIDO (NG) RUNTOWN (NG) DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TZ) – WINNER SARKODIE (GH) NAVIO (UG) 2FACE IDIBIA (NG) WIZKID (NG) SHATTA WALE (GH) OLAMIDE (NG) BEST FEMALE MVP TIWA SAVAGE (NG) – WINNER NINIOLA (NG) BABES WODUMO (SA) SIMI (NG) BECCA (GH) SEYI SHAY (NG) YEMI ALADE (NG) BUCIE (SA) VANESSA MDEE (TZ) BEST HIP HOP M.I ABAGA (NIGERIA) SARKODIE (GHANA) CASSPER NYOVEST (SOUTH AFRICA) – WINNER OLAMIDE (NG) NASTY C (SOUTH AFRICA) FALZ (NIGERIA)…

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Adult Film Star Olivia Nova Dies At 20

Adult film star, Olivia Nova has passed away at the tender age of 20. The young pornography actress was reportedly found in her Las Vegas home. Her management team have expressed shock and sadness at her sudden death, which has come as a surprise to many who knew her. According to The Mirror , LA Direct Models issued a statement that revealed Nova to be someone who made a big impression on those who came into contact with her, despite only being in the adult film business for a short…

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Funke Akindele Set To Star In Hollywood Blockbuster Avengers: Infinity Wars

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele is having quite the 2018. She is set to star in one of the year’s most anticipated movies, Avengers: Infinity Wars, teaming up with international movie stars Robert Downey Jr and Chris Hemsworth. Other big names in the movie set to be released later in 2018 are Scarlett Johansson, Bernicio Del Toro, and Chris Evans, while Bradley Cooper and Fast and Furious star Vin Diesel feature in voice acting roles. According to popular movie review website IMDB, Akindele is cast as a member of Dora Milaje,…

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The Weeknd Ends Ties With H&M Over ‘Racist’ Advert

The Weeknd has severed ties with H&M, with the singer saying he was “deeply offended” by an advert for a children’s hoodie. The Canadian singer, who has a clothing line with the retailer, said he was “shocked and embarrassed” after the company posted an ad of a black child in a sweatshirt with the words “coolest monkey in the jungle” on the front. H&M’s ad has received widespread criticism on social media – including from basketball star LeBron James – with many people describing it as racist. The Swedish low-cost…

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Wizkid, Davido End Feud, Perform Together At Wizkid’s Concert 

The beef between star acts Wizkid and Davido appears to be over after the talented duo performed together at Wizkid’s concert on Sunday, December 24. Although they were at loggerheads throughout 2017, an action which divided their fans, two of Nigeria’s biggest music exports appeared to be determined to put off the beef between them as 2018 approaches. At the ‘Wizkid: The Concert’ show, Star Boy calle OBO on stage and they performed to Davido’s hi ‘FIA’ as the crowd roared with excitement. Davido appears to be on a fence-mending…

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 Sick Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba Pens Emotional Letter To Nigerians

The  currently recovering from leukemia and prostate cancer in London but he believes that would not have been possible without the help of Nigerians who rallied round him with financial, emotional and spiritual support. He reached out to US-based Nigerian journalist, Azuka Jebose, asking him to help thank Nigerians for their overwhelming support. The journalist shared the message on Facebook on Saturday. Daba wrote, “Azuka, morning o! ( well, it’s morning here in London), how you dey my brother Before I start with you, please help me tell Nigerians that I…

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Sars Locks Burnaboy In cell with Armed Robbers

Soke crooner, Burna Boy whose real name is Damini Ogulu has found out the hard way that crime doesn’t pay. The embattled artiste who is facing charges related to armed robbery, kidnapping and assaul is reportedly cooling off in a  Special Anti-Robbery Squad jail cell. The singer was locked up by the Police State Command after his lawyers and aides met with the Lagos Police commissioner, Edgal Imohimi towards the tail end of last week. Burna Boy reportedly organized for Abiye Jumb aka Mr. 2Kay to be robbed and beaten…

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Police Detain Burna Boy, To Arraign Him Monday

 The Police in Lagos on Friday confirmed the arrest of a musical artist, Damini Ogulu alias Burna Boy, who was accused by a colleague, Mr. 2Kay of being behind his attack some months back. The state Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, had last month declared Burna Boy wanted after parading his manager and some of the suspects who allegedly fleeced and beat up 2Kay inside his room at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island. According to a statement by the command’s spokesman, Chike Oti, a Superintendent of Police (SP), Burna…

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2kay:Burnaboy Postpones Show 

Bavent Street Live , promoters of The Burna Boy Concert Show , scheduled for December 17, 2017, at the Balmoral Convention centre have announced the postponement of the concert. Why it matters : The singer, Damini Ogulu known as Burna Boy has been accused of paying thugs to attack Abinye David Jumbo better known as Mr 2Kay at a hotel in Lagos on October 22. Highlights from Bavent’s statement : Burna Boy and his management are working assiduously within the ambits and requirements of the law to clear his name…

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