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MOBO Awards Pull A BET By Not Broadcasting Best African Act Category…Our Artistes Need To Start Boycotting These Events!

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The 2014 MOBO awards were last night and the famed awards, which was set up to celebrate black music, last night during it’s live broadcast pulled a move synonymous with the BET Awards…by not broadcasting the Best African Act category.

Afrobeats music as they like to categorize Nigerian music is HUGE right now in the UK so I can’t think of any reason why the MOBO organizers did not televise the Best African category. Afrobeats is played on UK radio & in the hottest clubs.

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2Face Idibia Drops New Video For Diaspora Woman Starring Juliet Ibrahim As His Love Interest!

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2Face Idibia has just dropped a brand new video for his track Diaspora Woman which features  Congolese singing hottie Fally Ipupa. Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim plays 2baba’s love interest in the video.

The video was directed by Moe Musa and filmed in Dallas a few months ago when Award winning 2Face Idibia was honoured with the leadership award at the inaugural edition of the AFRIMMA Awards.

Catch the video after the jump

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So Wrong! Wizkid Threatens To Beat Saeon Up On Camera!

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Over the last week there has been a lot of back and forth in the media about the fallout between Wizkid and rising R & B songstress Saeon.

The singer called out Wizkid for not promoting the video for her single Boogie Down, which she allegedly paid him N1.5 million to feature in. Like I said when I first reported this story if it wasn’t in his contract he wasn’t obligated to promote the song/video. [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]

Anyways…back to the matter.

Wizkid recently addressed the brouhaha in a recent interview, where he said regarding the Saeon situation, “I fit Beat Saeon for this camera”.

Watch the video where he said it after the jump

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Massive Collabo Alert! D’Banj & Akon Shoot Videos In Atlanta For New Singles “Frosh” & “Feelin’ The Ni**a”

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Music superstars D’Banj and Akon both took to Instagram to share pictures from the set of a new video they are both working on! DB’Banj who just inked an endorsement deal with electronics company shared  the pic with the caption,

BEST of BOTH N****S now that’s #Frosh and she said she Feelinh the Nigga Get Ready guys . Christmas is Coming Early @akon

The Beats by Dre was rocking an all black outfit topped off with his gold Beats by Dre headphones which will become available for sale in December.

Catch another pic after the jump

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Lupita Nyong’o & Asa Meet For The First Time & Find Out They Both Already Inspire Each Other! [Photos]

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Yesterday these two ladies who have become the pride of Africa, Lupita Nyong’o & Asa met in Paris for the first time! And even though it was their first time meeting they already knew so much about each other!

According to Asa’s manager Janet Nwose, during their first meeting Lupita told Asa she listened to her album everyday while filming for her Oscar winning role as Patsey the slave, in 12 Years A Slave, and Asa told her she was deeply inspired by Lupita’s speech when she won her first Oscar award back in March.

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Yemi Alade Drops Brand New Video – “Kissing”

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Yemi Alade has just dropped a super vibrant and colourful video for her brand new single “KISSING” which is off her debut album “King of Queens

The video was shot in London by famed video director Sesan Ogunro.

Such a cute video, the kids at the beginning are so adorable & her leading man is FINE!

Check on it after the jump

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Jaiye Jaiye Thingz! Wizkid Charges N10 Million To Feature On A Song!!!

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Your pockets have to be very deep if you have any plans on getting Wizkid to feature on your track, because he has just revealed how much he charges for a collab & it is not for the poor!

Wizzy charges N10 Million Naira for a collaboration! The artiste who has been attacked lately by former friends and people he has worked with in the past revealed this a few days go to NET when he said,

I charge N10M for collaborations but I don’t charge the people I love.

 So if Wizkid is charging you for a collab, know he doesn’t love you! #GBAM

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Billionaire Femi Otedola’s Daughter DJ Cuppy, Interning At Jay Z’s Roc Nation

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DJ Cuppy, daughter of billionaire oil tycoon Femi Otedola has just gotten a job as an intern at hip hop mogul- Jay Z’s company – Roc Nation, which manages artistes like Rihanna, Kanye West, Rita Ora, Calvin Harris and loads more

Cuppy is currently in New York where she is studying for a Master’s Degree at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York. She took to Instagram to share the exciting news of her internship, writing

So Excited Be An Intern At Roc Nation. Representing Africa All The Way! #cuppyonamission #ilovemyjob #rocnation

Good stuff

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Get Ready People ‘Cos Genevieve Nnaji May Be Blessing Us With Some New Music!

Amstel Malta Brand ambassador, Genevieve Nnaji

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Not content with being a superstar actress & fashion designer, Genevieve Nnaji has revealed that she may also be reviving her music career.

Genevieve first tried her hands on music in 2006 with the release of her single “No More”

A few days ago at the re-launch of her fashion label, St. Genevieve on Sunday, Oct. 5, Channels TV caught up with Gene which is were the actress said she very well could start her music career off again, only if the right song came along. She said,

I think everything comes at its own time, fashion is here at its own time. I don’t fight anything. I don’t believe I must do everything but if the right song comes and the right situation arises for me to lend my voice, I would definitely. So no, it’s not ruled out (don’t worry).

Watch Gene’s No More video after the jump

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Listen To Tiwa Savage’s Brand Spanking New Single “My Darlin'”

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Tiwa Savage New Track

 

A few days ago we told you that Tiwa Savage would be dropping her first solo single in over a year called “My Darlin'”. The Don Jazzy & Baby Fresh track was released a few minutes ago and you can get your first listen here!

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