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2016 Suicide Attempt: Tiwa Savage’s Husband, Tee Billz Admits ‘I Lost My Mind’

BARELY one year after, he attempted to take his own life, Tiwa Savage’s estranged husband, Tee Billz, has opened up on the ugly incident, blaming his breakdown on the “loss of his mind.” Speaking in a recent interview with Linda Ikeji TV, Tee Billz revealed that before the supposed suicide attempt, he realized that something […]

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VIDEO ALERT: French Montana Ft. Swae Lee – Unforgettable

Video was recorded in the streets of Kampala, Uganda and features Triplets Ghetto Kids. The video for the song ‘Unforgatable’ by French Montana featuring Swae Lee of Rae Sremmurd does probably live up to the name of the song based simply on the fact that they took it to Africa in style. Moroccan-American French Montana […]

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Singer Probed Over Drug Trafficking

Platnumz was asked to hand in a report on his source of wealth and a statement on his tax returns over drug trafficking. The Tanzanian sweetheart was asked to hand in a report on his source of wealth and a statement on his tax returns over drug trafficking links in the country. Diamond Platnumz was […]

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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: Jain – Makeba (French Artist Pays Tribute To Late South African Superstar Miriam Makeba)

Jain calls herself a songwriter, singer, beatmaker and she sure does does have rhythm. The French artist also has an affinity for the artist most knew as Mama Africa, that is the late South African singer and civil rights activist Miriam Makeba. With the song “Makeba” Jain is paying tribute to one of the voices […]

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Q&A ALERT: Trevor Noah Interviews Barack Obama For The Daily Show – (UPDATED)

This is arguably the biggest one for Trevor and another cross-off on his target achievements list. Though we believe the two have never met, the interview set looked more like a catch-up meeting between 2 long lost relatives. When Trevor Noah went on a stand up comedy career path, I do not think he ever […]

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2 Female Artists Blazing Trail in African Pop Music

songs but then the club she frequented became a venue for her record spinning skills when the boys introduced her to the record playing decks. She’s not sure how exactly she got her start on the music scene. “I don’t know, maybe they were just interested in this girl but somehow the DJs I worked […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Yemi Alade – Tumbum

Ladies, do not fight against each other when you find out a man has been cheating with one of your friends/colleagues. That is exactly the lesson Queen of Afrobeats Yemi Alade is trying to convey through the video of her new song “Tumbum”. Sounds familiar? Yes, a similar concept was brought out in her last […]

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BEFFTA Awards Bring A Great Show To London Town Once Again On Their 8th Staging

People from different walks of life came together to celebrate the BEFFTA (Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts) Awards over the past week. The award ceremony, held over 2 days Thursday 27 & Friday 28 October, saw a throng of nominees listed in several different categories and it suffices it to say that the […]

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Trevor Noah Maintains His Cool During His First Interview Of A Former US President

The first ever African media personality to host and interview a former American president on his own show did it quite flawlessly on Thursday night. Yes, South African comedian turned The Daily Show host, Trevor Noah sat down with Bill Clinton on Thursday to discuss his current activities (i.e. The Clinton Foundation), the Hillary Clinton […]

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‘Missing’ X Factor Star Gamu Is Working In TopShop And Is Set To Release New Music After Disappearing For Six Years

  The singer became a star back in 2010 but has not really been seen since SHE had all but disappeared for six years – leading Xtra Factor presenter Rylan Clark to launch a nationwide campaign to find her on the show. The weekly appeal sparked the hashtag #findgamu and over the last few weeks, […]

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Trevor Noah To Host Bill Clinton On The Daily Show

It will be Noah’s first time hosting a former President on the show since he took over from Jon Stewart in September 2015 It may not be big news to some but seeing an African man interview a former US President on a show under his own name is not a feat that occurs everyday. Since […]

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