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Wizkid Misses Out On Grammy Award As Adele Shines With 5 Wins

GrammyKid, well almost. Nigerian and international artist Wizkid has missed out on a chance to win his first ever Grammy award due to British singer Adele’s overpowering presence on the music scene. His Grammy nomination came about because of his contribution to Canadian pop giant Drake’s song “One Dance”. One Dance was a part of […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Tinie Tempah Ft. Wizkid – Wizkid Ventures Into Uncharted Latin American Territory

One could be forgiven for thinking that Wizkid is a dark-skinned/African South American when they hear “Mamacita” by Tinie Tempah featuring the charming young Nigeria singer. The first to do so, as far as we are concerned, Wizzy held the chorus to the song with a flawless Southern American vibe. The Disturbing London artist who was featured […]

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10 Nominated for the 2014 Best African Act MOBO Nominees as Fuse ODG gets 3 Nominations

The following African artists were nominated for African Act in this year’s MOBO awards, while Fuse ODG got nominated in 2 other categories, which are Best Male alongside acts such as rappers Ghetts and Tinie Tempah and Best Song alongside the likes of Krept & Konana with “Don’t Waste My Time” and Sam Smith with […]

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16 Year Old Nigerian-Canadan Girl Produces Track For Jay-Z’s Latest Album

Ebony Oshunrinde aka Wondagurl was surprised when she was a alerted by her friend that a beat she had made and passed on to him was rhymed upon by superstar rapper Jay Z and featured on his latest studio album, Magna Carta Holy Grail. The 16 year budding producer, who is of Nigerian origins and lives […]

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Ice Prince Wins BET Best African Act Award

Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince beat 5 other acts to win the prestigious BET Best International Act: Africa award. The list of contenders included Toya Delazy (South Africa), 2Face Idibia (Nigeria), R2Bees (Ghana), Donald (South Africa), Radio and Weasel (Uganda) and Ice Prince. With this award, Ice Prince has added his name to the list of […]

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Moroccan Born Rapper French Montana Releases Debut Album

After several street mixtapes and the building up of the hype over several years French Montana has now released his debut album, Excuse My French. Released on 21 May 2013, the Bad Boy and Maybach Music backed album features 18 star-studded tracks. Born Karim Kharbouch in Rabat, Morocco, French was raised in his home country […]

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K’Naan talks Acting and Bieber vs Drake

by Courtney Shea K’naan is the latest local talent hoping to join the ranks of the multi-disciplined celebrity. The Toronto singer has been wavin’ his flag all over the Sundance Film Festival this week. He’s there as one of a group of musicians interested in film invited to perform at the fest, and has been […]

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