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King Sunny Ade: The Legend at 68

Legendary musician, better known as King Sunny Ade, lives as large as his title going by his sprawling country home in Ondo suggests. Nseobong Okon-Ekong recently had a rare encounter with the King of World Beat on his 68th birthday He had not slept three days prior to our meeting at his country home in […]

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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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ALBUM ALERT: Wizkid – Ayo (Joy)| @wizkidayo

It seems like everyone loves Afrobeats nowadays, but who makes the best of the ruling sound. If you listen to Nigerian artist Wizkid you will probably judge him as the best, if not one amongst the greatest. The kid has been doing it for more than a while and his consistency is capped by the […]

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Wizkid Performs In New York, Calls Akon & Wale up to the Stage

Wizkid aka Starboy, recently passed through New York on his current tour. He performed in front of hyped up crowd. The Nigerian star made sure to remind people the crowd that he is not only an international act but he is also international connected. He brought some of the big names to the stage during […]

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VIDEO ALERT:WizKid – Show You The Money

Wizkid is known worldwide for his representation of Nigeria and Africa at large. His latest song “Show You The Money” is continuation of that element of him, a true Afrobeats song. The money waving and flashing theme that the Nigerian artist is also known for is also evident in the song’s lyrics. Wizzy, as he […]

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Davido, Mafikizolo To Perform At The MAMAs|@iam_Davido & @MafikizoloSA

MTV Base has announced multiple MAMA nominees, Davido and Mafikizolo as the first performers at the MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal supported by Absolut & The City of Durban (MAMA). Popular Omo Baba Olowo crooner, Davido and South African Afro-pop duo, Mafikizolo are both tied with Uhuru as the most nominated artistes in this year’s […]

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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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MTV Music Africa Nominees Announced

  MTV Base has revealed its nominees for best video at the MTV Africa Music Awards (Mamas) in KwaZulu-Natal.Competing in this prestigious award category, which celebrates the artistry and creativity of well-made music videos, are Amr Singh for Heaven, by Da L.E.S, Kyle Lewis for Sleepwalker, by The Parlotones (featuring Khuli Chana), Terence Neale for […]

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L.A.X ft WizKid – Ginger|@LaxSTARBOY & @wizkidayo

The StarBoy movement continues to grow with consistent and compelling releases coming from the label. Nigerian singer/rapper, L.A.X. is a part of that movement and has stepped up with his boss Wizkid to try and outdo their previous banger, “Caro” with “Ginger”. Like “Caro”, the Legendary Beats produced “Ginger” is smooth and yet dance-able. The […]

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How Nigeria’s Afrobeats are Redefining the Sound of Africa

From Tiwa Savage to WizKid, Afritorial pick the brightest stars emerging from Nigeria’s afrobeat scene, known locally as Naija beats The first things that hit you when you touch down in Lagos are the humidity, the heat and the sound of Nigerian music bumping in the cars and shops. While you’re in long traffic queues, […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Sound Sultan ft. Wizkid – Kokose

Naija Ninja, Sound Sultan came together with Starboy, Wizkid to make this wonderful record. It is called Kokose, another dance inspired jam. The pair killed it on the record and made sure to live it up on the video. Club scenes are shown with everyone living it up, and they include cameos of Chocolate City’s […]

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Mafikizolo, Uhuru, Davido Lead Nominees in Pan-African Music Awards

Shining a spotlight on the African continent and the amazing achievements of Africans around the world, MTV Base today revealed the nominees for the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal supported by Absolut & The City of Durban. The prestigious MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) nominations were revealed at a glittering nominations celebration at The Sands, Johannesburg, South Africa by MTV […]

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