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BBC premieres new Fela documentary, ‘Fela Kuti: Father of Afrobeat’

BBC has premiered a new documentary detailing the life of Afrobeats legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The 1 hour, 22 minutes documentary titled ‘Fela Kuti: Father of Afrobeat’ is an insightful piece detailing the legend’s life, activism told by his family, friends, associates and fans. Directed by Half of a Yellow Sun director, Biyi Bandele, the BBC …

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Meo Out With New ‘Banger’ Featuring Ishak Titled Break It

Nigerian born singer Oteze Ekpen Micheal popularly referred to as Meo is out with an electrifying new single titled Break It. Formerly a career DJ, Meo has now grown into a full-fledged Singer, songwriter, and record producer under his own label Meo Records. Based in Accra, Ghana, Meo still maintains a core fan-base in Nigeria …

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Football stars’ wives clash in “WAGatha Christie” court case in London

A courtroom battle between the wives of former England football stars Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy kicked off in London on Thursday.   The battle is an escalation in a tale of betrayal and amateur detective work which has titillated the British public.   Rebekah Vardy is suing her former friend Coleen Rooney for libel. …

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Megan Thee Stallion Drops ‘Good News’ Album With ‘Shots Fired’ at Tory Lanez

Megan Thee Stallion’s debut studio album is out now! The rapper dropped a 17-track album, Good News, on Friday, which features her “Savage” remix with Beyoncé, as well as brand new collabs with DaBaby, SZA, City Girls and more. Megan spoke with ET last week about the exciting milestone of releasing her first studio album — as well as the music video …

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Singer, Simi attacks Nigerian leaders over prolonged ASUU strike

Singer, Simi has blasted Nigerian leaders over the lingering strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. ASUU has been on strike since March as the government and union failed to reach an argument over a number of issues. Public universities have been shut since then, disrupting the academic calendars.   In …

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7th Edition Of AFRIMA Rescheduled To 2021 Due To COVID-19

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) have announced the deferment of the 2020 edition of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, to 2021 in the light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The decision to suspend the 7th Annual Edition of the main awards ceremony …

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WorldRemit Signs Nigerian Artist, Patoranking As Ambassador For Its Entrepreneurship Program

WorldRemit, the global digital money transfer service has today announced it’s signing of popular Nigerian musician, Patoranking as the Global Brand Ambassador for the brand and its  Africa-focused WorldRemit Entrepreneurs Program. The WorldRemit Entrepreneurs Program will run simultaneously in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Zimbabwe, from November 2020 through January 2021. WorldRemit customers from around the …

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Steve Ayorinde Leads AMAA 2020 Jury, Award Holds In December

The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) has announced Hon. Steve Oluseyi Ayorinde as President of the Jury for the year 2020 honours. Steve Ayorinde has been the Chairman of the Governing Council for AMAA for over ten years, a pioneer member of the Academy, who has been with the Academy for sixteen years. The head …

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Your Legacy Is Forever Part Of African History – Actor Pete Edochie Mourns Rawlings

Nollywood actor, Chief Pete Edochie has joined Ghanaians to mourn former President Jerry John Rawlings. The filmmaker described the statesman’s achievement as a legacy that will forever remain a part of African history. “Rest in Peace & Power, my dear friend Jerry Rawlings. Your legacy is forever part of African history,” he posted on social …

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Warner Music inks licensing deal with Audiomack for key African territories

Audiomack, which boasts more than 16 million monthly active users, will also provide support for WMG’s A&R research activities across these territories. Alfonso Perez Soto, EVP, Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa, for Warner Music, says: “This deal is another important step in growing Warner Music Group’s presence in Africa. Under the new deal, not …

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