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SZA Serenades ‘The Tonight Show’ With A Dreamy Rendition of ‘Supermodel’: Watch

SZA has had one of the biggest breakout years in music. With the release of her critically acclaimed album CTRL this past summer, she has exceeded all expectations while also crooning her way into the hearts of millions. The TDE singer followed up an epic performance on Saturday Night Live with an angelic rendition of CTRL track “Supermodel” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night (Dec 12). Shrouded in holiday lights and backed by a bountiful arrangement of string instruments, SZA sang of a love gone wrong with soaring elastic vocals. CTRL has received high praise, helping SZA become the most-nominated female artist for the 2018 Grammy Awards with five nods, including best R&B song, best new artist, and best urban contemporary album. Two singles from the album cracked t...

Ozuna Teases Music Video for ‘La Modelo’ Featuring Cardi B, Announces Official Release Date

It’s been over a month since Ozuna and Cardi B first teased an audio snippet of their first-ever collaboration, “La Modelo.”  As collective anticipation heightens and fans continue to salivate for more, Ozuna has issued another teaser of his record with the “Bodak Yellow” rapper — this time unveiling seconds of a visual clip that finds the pair frolicking outside an opulent mansion on lush acres of landscape.  Along with the video preview came an official premiere date. On Dec. 22, 2017, Ozuna and Bardi will quell all thirsts. Stay tuned. 

Spotify Gifts Artists With ‘2017 Wrapped’ Year-End Data

The campaign for creators, musicians and their teams distills insights from the past year into custom micro-sites. Spotify unveiled its “2017 Wrapped” for creators campaign on Wednesday (Dec. 13), offering year-end insights to artists with custom micro-sites celebrating their successes on the music streaming service.  The campaign is the latest in Spotify’s “2017 Wrapped” initiative that rolled out a consumer-facing option last week, chronicling users’ listening habits from the past year. The artist offering delivers similar results, but for their own music.  Musicians and their teams can access and share their “2017” wrapped pages via the dashboard in their Spotify for Artists accounts. Among the data points included are the biggest days of ...

Watch Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs’ Amusing New Video for Riff-Heavy ‘Tough’: Premiere

If you’ve ever wondered what a group of denim-vest-wearing musicians looked like while wandering around a carnival, then today is your lucky day. Even if you haven’t wondered about that particular situation, you should give the new video from Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs a shot.  The video features their song “Tough,” which, according to Sam Coffey, is about “being a street-tough even though that’s the furthest from what we are. We wanted to do a big rock tune steeped in Thin Lizzy worship, and we all pitched in on it and we’re really proud of it. I think it’s a righteous tune.” Despite what the title might imply, this video is actually just a ton of guys goofing around at the Canadian National Expo this past summer. It could almost ...

Joe Satriani Premieres ‘What Happens Next’ From Upcoming Album

What Happens Next is more than just an album title — and title track, premiering exclusively below — for Joe Satriani. It’s a creative mission statement. “Every time, when I do an album and then I go on tour with it, I know that when you’re rolling towards the last six months of it everyone’s going to ask you ‘what happens next?’ — those three words, with a question mark at the end,” Satriani tells Billboard. “It became sort of an in-joke, so many people were asking me that question. And it’s tough, ’cause you have to plan. You have to book studios, you have to reach out to musicians, look at all the songs you’ve been writing, see if you notice a direction that begins to manifest itself…And it’s...

Adesua Etomi, Late Moji Olaiya, Others Top List Of Nigeria’s Google Searches For 2017

So much has happened in 2017 that it’s almost impossible to believe they all happened in one year. Today, Google announced the results of its 2017 Year in Search, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria. In addition to showcasing what people, places, and things were trending around the globe this year, the 2017 Year in Search list also offers insights into what the top trending news moments for Nigerians were in the last 12 months, as well as the new music and movies that got their attention. The most searched person on Google’s year-end list was Moji Olaiya, the sad news of her death two months after giving birth shook the Nigerian movie industry. Coming in second place was notorious kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadik...

Rihanna Jets Into London With Billionaire Beau Hassan Jameel

Rihanna set tongues-wagging last week after she was spotted with an eye-catching diamond ring on her wedding finger. And as speculation mounts, Rihanna cut a stylish figure as she jetted into London alongside her beau Hassan Jameel on Monday. The 29-year-old hitmaker donned a warmth-inducing red, white and navy print coat as she walked through Heathrow Airport with her Saudi Arabian boyfriend. The Work singer teamed her horse patterned jacket with a pair of skintight leggings which highlighted her slender pins. Ready to combat the chilly temperatures, she placed a thick black scarf over her neck while she donned a pair of shades while walking through the terminal. Here are the photos:

Chidinma Is A Beauty To Behold In These Stunning Photos

Beautiful songstress, Chidinma Ekile posed in stunning photos for The Guardian Life as she covered the magazine’s latest issue. The Nigerian music industry felt a significant impact when Chidinma Ekile shot to stardom after winning the third season of Project Fame West Africa in 2010. The petite singer, known for her strong, unique voice, later released Emi Ni Baller and became the first female musician to peak at number one on the MTV Base Official Naija Top 10 Chart. She recently starred in her first movie, The Bridge, which was released in cinemas nationwide on Friday the 9th of December, alongside Nigerian actor Demola Adedoyin. Here are other photos:

67 more Nigerians repatriated from Libya

67 more Nigerians were on Tuesday, December 12, repatriated from Libya. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) with help from the European Union, jointly saw to their return to the country. They will be arriving the country later today.

I was suicidal those years – Lepcaious Bose opens up on her weightloss journey

Comedieene Lepacious Bose, has opened up on her weightloss journey which started over 5-years ao. According to her, during the years she was obese, she on multiple occasions had suicidal thoughts despite making people laugh. “So I notice I have never gotten into the WCW thing lol…. I finally decided to crush on ME today.Don’t get me wrong I am absolutely in love with myself, I love to take pictures and talk about my weight loss experience but that took over 25 years of my life.The devil stole 25 years of my life due to weight and hypothyroidism. I suffered in silence because no one understood my issues, I didn’t even understand myself.I hated myself and was constantly suicidal yet I made people laugh (what an irony). I cracked jokes about my weight because it was the only way I knew to loo...

Man calls his best friend out for impregnating his girlfriend

Facebook user Oluwa D Shocker has called out his best friend, Chydo Lawrence for allegedly impregnating his girlfriend and making her lie that he owns the baby. He wrote on Facebook;

Newborn rescued from a pit in Yobe

A newborn baby has been rescued after being dumped inside a pit at Dogo Tebo ward, Potiskum, Yobe State. Wicked world!