Tag Archives: EME

Q & A ALERT: Tim Westwood Talks to Wizkid

While in England recently, Nigerian Afrobeatz star Wizkid took a time to sit down with UK urban culture and media giant Tim Westwood. Wizzy took the time to answer question about his beef with rival Davido, his situation with original record label EME and his own record label among other things.

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AUDIO ALERT: Wizkid ft. Banky W & Akon – Roll It (Remix)|@wizkidayo @BankyW @Akon

Nigerian crooner Wizkid is on a roll as he gears up for the release of his sophomore album ‘Chosen’, which is scheduled for 2014. The Empire Mates Entertainment signee has released several singles as a build up to the album release and among them is “Roll It”, which featured label boss Banky W. He has […]

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Super Rich Nigerian Musicians Living their Dreams

While many Nigerian musicians have gained recognition within and outside the shores of the country, the impact was fully felt  when Forbes rated seven Nigerian musicians as part of the 10 top richest musicians in Africa. Today, most Nigerian musicians are living their dreams. They live in opulence like their counterparts in other parts of […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Wizkid – On top Of Your Matter|Valentine’s Day Drop By @wizkidayo

Love doesn’t die on Valentine’s Day, infact it is only the day it is meant to be officially celebrated worldwide. In most cases, men are ‘compelled’ to treat their female ‘or otherwise’ loved ones with romantic dates and gifts. One such man is Nigerian crooner Wizkid, who dropped the video for his love song “On […]

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AUDIO ALERT: Niyola Drunk In Love (Beyoncé Cover)|@iAmNiyola

One would be forgiven for mistaking this girl with Mrs Carter. Well this is Miss Eniola Akinbo aka Niyola, the first lady of Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) records, the record label which is owned and run by non other than Banky W. The reason why she is linked to Beyoncé is because of her cover […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Sarkodie ft Banky W – Pon Di Ting

Ummmm, that’s probably what one would say upon first sight of this more than spicy visual. I guess Nigerian music video director Sesan did not draw any boundaries when he shot this particular video. It has got philandering written all over it. The stars of it, Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie (Sark boss and Konvict signee) and […]

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AUDIO ALERT: Ice Prince ft French Montana and Shaydee – I Swear

Nigeria rapper Ice Prince has released the first single from his sophomore album Fire of Zamani #FOZ. The rapper enlisted the help of Moroccan-American MMG (Maybach Music Group)/Badboy records rapper and Nigeria EME artist Shaydee (on the hook) for the reggae/dancehall beat based tune. Montana opens up the tune with lazy but authoritative approach but […]

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RUMOUR: Wizkid Was Expelled From School For Theft

Wizkid has been embroilled in a money scam saga. In this incident, it is alleged concert organisers paid Nigerian star Wizkid and his EME boss Banky W 500000 Naira for him to appear at a University of Lagos (UNILAG) show, which they say he never showed up for in the end. There has been arrest […]

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Wizkid Survives Car Crash

Ayo Wizkid Balogun survived an auto mobile accident in Lekki, Lagos after his newly acquired Porsche Panarama burst a tire, slammed into a road barrier, thankfully didn’t somersault but screeched dangerously to a halt with the damaged hood facing the side of the road. Wizkid was unhurt with reports stating he was immediately whisked away in another […]

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Wizkid Pushes Back Album Once More!

Wizkid has once more postponed the release of his album which was set to drop on 12 June. The “Dance For Me” singer revealed that he will instead drop a new single titled “Talk”. This is the second time the star has pushed back the release of his album. Source: MTV BASE

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AUDIO ALERT: Wizkid ft Femi Kuti Jaiye Jaiye

Freshly after announcing the rekindling of EME ties, young Nigerian crooner Wizkid has come out with a fresh new release. His latest offering is called Jaiye Jaiye and it features fellow Nigerian musical icon Femi Kuti, the son of legendary instrumentalist Fela Kuti. In Jaiye  Jaiye, Wizkid wittingly sets his vocals on a cool West […]

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Wizkid, EME Back in Business, Signs UK and Nigerian Artist

After a renegotiation of contracts, Wizkid and Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) are back together. Wizkid has been seen with label mates, Shaydee and DJ Xclusive in Benin Republic where they all performed at a show early this month and then Banky W had been called on stage by Wizkid at a recently held Five Star […]

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