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Here Are The Artistes Who Have Been Nominated For 2017 AFRIMA Awards

The nominations for this year’s  edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA)are out with Davido & Wizkid leading the pack of nominations. Both artistes were nominated alongside Seyi Shay and 7 others for Artist of the year. They will also slug it out in the Song of the Year category as “IF” and “Come Closer” featuring Drake were both nominated. Also nominated in that category are Runtown‘s “Mad Over You” & Seyi Shay‘s “Yolo Yolo“. Nonso Amadi‘s “Tonight” was nominated alongside Olamide‘s “Pepper Dem Gang” for Fan’s Favorite. Adekunle Gold, P-Square and Wande Coal were nominated for Best Artist or Group in African Contemporary while Mr Eazi was nominated alongside others for Most Promising Artist in Africa. In the regional categories; Aramide, Seyi Shay, Yemi Alade and Tiwa Sava...

A$AP Mob Cap Off AWGEST Campaign With “Cozy Tapes Vol. 2”

A$AP Twelvvy’s debut album set off the AWGEST campaign. A$AP Ferg’s Still Striving mixtape kept it going. Now, the entire A$AP Mob has come together to finish strong with the release of Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy. The aforementioned Ferg and Twelvyy make their presence known on the Mob’s 17-track album along with the likes of A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ant and  A$AP Nast. Outside contributors include ScHoolboy Q, Quavo, Big Sean, Joey Bada$$, Frank Ocean and close affiliate Playboi Carti. View the stream, cover art and tracklist for A$AP Mob’s Cozy Tapes Vol. 2 below. 1. Skool Bus (Skit)2. Perry Aye (feat. A$AP Rocky, A$AP Nast, Playboi Carti & Jaden Smith4. Blowin’ Minds (Skateboard) f. A$AP Rocky, A$AP Nast, A$AP Ant, Chief Keef & Playboi Carti5. Black Card f. A$AP Rocky & Smooky MarG...

Apollo Brown & Planet Asia Join Forces For “Anchovies” LP

Apollo Brown and Planet Asia have combined their talents for a collaborative album titled Anchovies. The Michigan producer and West Coast rapper’s new LP features 15 tracks with guest appearances by Guilty Simpson, Willie The Kid and Tri-State. The duo knows the project isn’t meant for mass consumption, so they made a point to cater to their audience. “The album is called Anchovies because of its obvious niche aspect,” Brown told HipHopDX. “Like the small fish, this album is a delicacy that is not for everyone: pungent, dirty, oily and an absolute acquired taste. The lyrical content is like a fisherman’s net, the sound is like the barnacles on the underside of a boat and it all goes together just like it should. I’m excited to share this stripped down music with the world. It takes on the ...

‘Nothing more fun and cool than praising God!’-Justin Bieber says as he dances with fellow worshippers

Justin Bieber is not joking about his new life in Christ.The musician shared a video of himself dancing to Australian church band Hillsong Young & Free. In the short clip, a visibly happy Justin is seen jumping around in a group of fellow worshipers as they sang.He recently travelled to Australia to attended the country’s annual Hillsong convention. A post shared by Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) on Aug 21, 2017 at 9:48am PDT

Photos: 2 Nollywood Actresses Who Lost Grown Kids To Sickle Cell Disease Weeks Apart

Photos: 2 Nollywood Actresses Who Lost Grown Kids To Sickle Cell Disease Weeks Apart August 24, 2017 – 2 Nollywood Actresses Who Lost Daughter & Son To Sickle Cell Disease Weeks Apart , Eucharia Anunobi & Remi Surutu Mourn Nollywood lady evangelist Eucharia Anunobi lost her only child, Raymond to sickle cell disease on Tuesday the 22nd of August 2017. The actress is still mourning the untimely departure of her 15 year old son even as friends, fans  and family members sends in their condolence messages. One of those who sent her a condolence message is veteran actress Remi Oshodi aka Surutu who lost her daughter, Ayo Surutu to sickle cell anemia on the 2nd of July 2017. Here is what she wrote on her official IG page when the story broke yesterday; May the Lord comfort them.

Take A Look At Rihanna’s Magnificent New Home Valued At About N2 Billion

Singer Rihanna has reportedly just bought a house in the same West Hollywood neighborhood according to TMZ. The newly refurbished 7,200 sq ft Old Hollywood estate boasts six bedrooms and ten bathrooms, and 18,000 sq ft of space in total. It is valued at $6.8 Million. Rihanna has received numerous awards throughout her career such as 8 Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, 12 American Music Awards, 8 People’s Choice Awards, among others. Rihanna received the “Icon Award” at the 2013 American Music Awards and the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.

Beverly Naya Narrates How She Was Bullied As A Child And It’s Touching

Nigerian actress, Beverly Naya has recounted her experiences as a teenage girl, according to her, she was bullied  for having really bad eczema, crooked teeth, a ‘lightbulb head’ and ‘football legs’, an experience that made her develop low self esteem. She went ahead to blame herself for not loving her-teen self more! She added that it was just yesterday that she noticed has been living ‘a fake life’ to impress others at the detriment of her own happiness. She wrote; I’ve come a long way from the little girl who was bullied for having really bad eczema, crooked teeth, a ‘lightbulb head’ and ‘football legs’. I never thought I was beautiful as a child and once I hit my early teens, I found myself overcompensating for my lack of self esteem. I wanted to please in every way to the detriment of...

Monkey adopts chicken as they become inseparable(Photos)

A  monkey and chicken have become the best of pals.Black macaque Niv, 10, adopted her feathered friend after it wandered into her enclosure at the Ran Gan Safari park, near Tel Aviv, Israel.Her maternal instinct immediately kicked in and zookeepers say the pair have been inseparable ever since. On a daily basis the monkey can be seen cradling the chicken, grooming it and even going to sleep with it. The Associated Press reports. Earlier this week it also emerged that a monkey had adopted a cat at a rescue centre in Thailand.The buddies have been seen sharing food, posing for pictures and checking each other for lice.

FG directs NBC to Sanction Any Station That Broadcasts Hate Speech

The Federal Government on Thursday directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to sanction any radio or television station that broadcasts hate speech. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, issued the directive in Abuja at the Annual Lecture Series of the NBC and the 25th Anniversary of the Commission. According to Vanguard, the minister said that the directive was part of efforts to stem the growing tide of hate speech in the country. “As a matter of fact, the challenges facing the NBC have never become more daunting, considering the increasing propensity of some radio and television stations across the country to turn over their platforms to the purveyors of hate speech. “It is the responsibility of the NBC to put these broadcast stations in check before t...

Ronaldo named UEFA player of season for 2016-2017

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named UEFA Player of the Season for 2016-2017 on Thursday. It was the third time that Ronaldo had won the award which was presented on the sidelines of the Champions League group stage draw. “There are the same goals every year, to meet the same challenges, win everything if possible, qualify for the World Cup with my national team,” said Ronaldo. “This trophy will give me the motivation to keep working hard, never to give up. I am blessed and delighted to be with Real Madrid.”  Ronaldo won the UEFA award in 2013-2014 and 2015-2016 and in the Champions League last season.His rival Lionel Messi has won the prize on two occasions .

See what Mariah Carey and ex fiance James Parker share in common

Mariah Carey and her former fiancé James Packer may have split but they appear to share something in common,their noticeable weight gain.The former couple look a far cry from their trim selves when they were dating. While Mariah has been sporting a noticeably fuller figure of late, the billionaire was spotted earlier this summer on board his super yacht, the Arctic P,looking somewhat more heavy-set.

No hatred will erase Buhari’s achievements – Lai Mohammed

Information and Culture minister Lai Mohammed has said no amount of hatred will obliterate the achievements recorded by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The minister made the observation at the opening of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC)’ Annual Lecture and 25th Anniversary of creation of the Commission. Mohammed said that contrary to the impression being created by purveyors of hate speech and fake news, the Buhari Administration had, in a short time, recorded solid achievements under a most difficult situation. He said despite operating with just 45 per cent of the funds available to the immediate past administration due largely to the fall in prices of oil, the Buhari government had achieved tremendously. The minister said that it was as a result of the effici...