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MI Abaga Reveals Release Date Of First Full Length Album In Four Years

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Rapper MI Abaga has revealed the release date of his new album y’all! Speaking to Channels Television yesterday M.I. said his first album in four years!

The highly anticipated album will drop in exactly two weeks on October 30th & will be available on both electronic & physical mediums.

Last month M.I. dropped the first single from the album called King James.

Watch the interview after the jump

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Flavour Dropped From Concert In The Caribbean Over Ebola Fears

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Even though Nigeria has been declared Ebola free we are still feeling the ramifications over Liberian Patrick Sawyer bringing the disease into the country.

Singer Flavour was scheduled to perform at the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) between October 24-26 in the Commonwealth of Dominica, unfortunately for the highlife artiste and his fans he has now been dropped from the lineup due to Ebola fears.

The country’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit made the announcement on Friday, Oct 9 citing the reason, “abundance of caution.”

According to Dominica News Online, Skerrit said:

“Until a firm grip is secured on this Ebola virus, the world has to pay special attention to region of its predominance.”

 “West Africa, as I said previously, is once such region. I have reviewed the file with respect to the contractual arrangements entered into with the Flavour band out of Nigeria. To date a total of EC$147,000 has been expended on professional fees and international travel by this group.”

“I would like to think that reason and common sense can and will prevail,” he noted. “But I readily acknowledge that the law is law and contracts negotiated can at best be re-negotiated.”

“Accordingly, purely out of an abundance of caution, I have today instructed the organizers of the 18 annual WCMF to meet with officials of the relevant legal departments of government to determine among themselves how a matter of renegotiation of a Flavour contract can be.”

“The reversal and unlocking of the same is normally the matter for legal operatives.”

 “However, the prime minister, as chief lawmaker, is charged with the wider responsibility of acting first and always in the nation’s interest.”

 “Indeed, I would love if, by this time next year, the Ebola virus could have been brought under control, if not eradicated; regions around the world cleared of the threat of the virus, and entertainers, such as Flavour, could visit and perform in Dominica.”

“But, for the time being, I have advised the organizers of the World Creole Music Festival that the Government of Dominica would not be prepared at this time to sponsor or embrace the visit of persons from a universally recognized Zone One area of the dreaded Ebola virus.”

“Fellow Dominicans and friends, this is the decision of the Government! It is final!”

 

#GBAM…The president has spoken!

I know one important thing for Flavour in all this would be does he still get paid his $54, 444 or at least part of it?!

Tiwa Savage Talks Not Showering, Being Sexy, Paying Her Tithe, Children + 10 Things We Learnt About Her On The Truth With Olisa Adibua [Watch]

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Tiwa Savage was the latest guest on veteran broadcaster Olisa Adibua‘s web series “The Truth

Dressed in all black, the pop diva talked about almost everything! From her alleged arrest to not showering to the backlash from her controversial Wanted video.

Here are the 10 New Things we learnt about Tiwa Savage after her truth interview

  • On her days off when she’s not in pop star mode…Tiwa won’t take a shower until late in the evening. Eeew….lol I can’t front I do that too sometimes when I’m hope all day. #DontJudgeUs
  • She would love to do a song with 2Face Idibia
  • She goes to church, pays her tithe & reads her bible.
  • She was going through a sexy phase when she shot the controversial Wanted video. She wasn’t scared of the controversy or the backlash.
  • She has no regrets about the Wanted video
  • She wasn’t trying to copy Beyonce or Rihanna or anyone else
  • She has never dated anyone in the Nigerian music industry
  • When the time is right she wants to have children. She would love to adopt as well
  • In February 2014 there were reports that she was arrested after she humiliated a Nigerian Police officer. Tiwa addresses this for the first time and says it’s completely untrue
  • She would love to play a “househelp” in a Nollywood movie

One topic Tiwa did not go into detail about was her wedding and married life. This interview was hilarious! Watch it after the jump

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Tiwa Savage Preps For Release Of First Solo Single In Over A Year – ‘My Darlin’

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First lady of MAVIN Records, Tiwa Savage, is set to release her first song in over a year, this will be the first solo material Tiwa will be dropping since the July 2013 release of her debut album “Once Upon A Time.”

The new track drops on October 8, 2014 and it is called “My Darlin“. The pop princess who later this month is hoping to pick up the award for Best African act at the MOBO awards dropped the single artwork on her social media accounts this morning.

‘My Darlin’ is produced by Mavin’s Don Jazzy and Babyfresh. Check out the single artwork after the jump

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Ja Rule & Ashanti Reunite In Nigeria + Watch Ashanti Twerk To Timaya’s “Shake Your Bum Bum”!!!

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ashanti and Ja rule on stage in Warri, Nigeria

It’s been a hot minute since we saw Ja rule & Ashanti share a stage together!

The multiple award winning artistesarrived Nigeria on September 30 via private jet for two shows “Warri Again” which went down in Warri on Oct. 1 and Comedian Bovi’s show “Man On Fire” which went down on Friday Oct 3 in Lagos.

The Warri Again concert was hosted by Ali Baba and Omawumi, with performances by Seyi Shay, Patoranking, Iyanya, Flavour, Wizkid,  Daddy Showkey, Yemi Alade and Oritsefemi.

The highlight of the event was when Ja Rule and Ashanti came on stage performing classic hit “Foolish, Always On Time, Wonderful, Mesmerize, Put It On me amongst other hit tracks.

Ja Rule stayed true to his rap and rhyme, while Ashanti gave her classic “Ashanti” R&B vocals on the chorus. While their performance lasted, the elated audience kept standing, shouting and hailing the artistes. They proved to their Warri fans that the dawn to dusk wait was not in vain. – See more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/j-rule-ashantis-performance-stunned-warri-fans/#sthash.mk1Cv5uM.dpuf

They proved to the Warri fans that they have that Murder Inc chemistry!

Meanwhile at Bovi’s “Man on fire” show Ashanti surprised fans by twerking to Timaya’s ‘Bum Bum‘ song. That got the crowd cheering in delight. Chai! Ukwu! Ja rule didn’t disappoint either.

Check out the video after the jump

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Davido A ‘No Show’ At Warri Again Concert + Angry Fan Throws Bottle Of Water At Oritsefemi!

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The Warri Again concert went down on October 1st, Independence Day in Warri, Nigeria. The concert was headlined by Jarule & Ashanti, with performances by Wizkid, Seyi Shay, Patoranking, Oritsefemi & many more.

Unfortunately for the Warri fans, Davido was a no show at the event! He reportedly missed his flight to Warri, the singer is currently in South Africa where he is expected to perform at the Big Brother Africa launch tomorrow. It is not known if he would have to refund his performance fee…

No one knows whether the organisers would compel him to refund the amount paid to him for the show.

“Double Wahala” crooner, Oritsefemi also performed but according to Vanguard, his performance left fans disappointed. His performance reportedly lasted only 3 minutes.

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Iyanya, Eedrees Abdulkareem React To Being Left Out Of MTV Top 20 Naija Songs List + Chidi Mokeme Blasts List For Excluding Fela Kuti

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Looks like MTV Base Africa Top 20 Naija songs list we reported on yesterday has ruffled some feathers! Some of the artistes whose songs were excluded from the list have reacted and  they are not hiding their displeasure!

Iyanya’s Kukere which was a huge hit was not included in the list and Iyanya did not hesitate to call MTV out for not recognizing it!

He wrote on Twitter yesterday,

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Rapper Eedris Abdulkareem wasn’t as nice as Iyanya, he wrote

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Do You Agree That African Queen, Skelewu, Oleku, Pakurumo Are The Hottest Naija Songs EVER? MTV Thinks So Check Out Their Top 20 Biggest Nigerian Hits!

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To celebrate Nigeria’s Independence on October 1, 2014, MTV Base Africa has released a list of the top 20 greatest hits to come out of Nigeria…EVER!

The list was based on fans votes. I couldn’t agree more with this list, however some of the songs are not so old and there isn’t one single female artiste on the list?!

Where my girls at?!

Anyways, the fans have made their choice. Take a look at the list after the jump, listen to the songs again & tell us if you agree that these are the top 20 Nigerian songs ever!

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Massive Collabo Alert – 2Face Idibia & Wizkid Present Their First Song Together – DanceGo (Eau de vie) For Hennessy Artistry

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It’s the collab you’ve all been waiting for!

2Face Idibia and Wizkid have finally released the highly anticipated Hennessy Artistry 2014 theme song titled “Dance Go (Eau de Vie)”.

Can you believe this is the first time the two, who are arguably two of the biggest music acts in Nigeria, are collaborating on a song together?! What have they been waiting for???

“Dance Go” was produced by  Sarz. An excited 2Face said about the collab,

With this song, we just want make everybody let go and just Dance Go…Eau de Vie things!!! Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Ghana, South Africa… Get Ready!

Wiz also commented on the track saying,

Working with a legend has been an amazing experience for me and this track “Dance Go” is definitely a mad track. Hennessy Artistry 2014… We getting it! StarBoy things!

CHECK OUT BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOS FROM THE PROMO SHOOT FOR THE SINGLE HERE

Listen to the track after the jump

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Tiwa Savage, Lynxxx, Praiz, Jimmy Jatt, Toyin Lawani & More Spotted At Moet Rose Album Release Party For Dammy Krane [Photos]

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Ain’t no party like a Lagos party!

On Saturday, September 20 in Lagos, Moet & Chandon, in concert with, The 960 Music Group hosted Dammy Krane as he released his long-awaited 1st studio album ‘The Enterkraner’.

The event went down at Rhapsody – Victoria Island, Lagos & is the third installment in the 2014 Moët Rosé Nights series. Some of those who came out to support Dammy Krane & turn up on some champagne were Tiwa Savage, Pasuma Wonder, Lynxxx, Praiz, Ajebutter, Audu Makori, Olisa Adibua, Temi Dollface, Toyin Lawani, Jimmy Jatt, TY Mix, IK Ogbonna & his new Colombian girlfriend and loads of other popular faces.

Check out all the red carpet & party pictures after the jump

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