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Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin, Dies At 76

Legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin has died today aged 76. The critically-acclaimed diva passed away surrounded by her loved ones at her home in Detroit after an eight-year battle with cancer. Aretha’s representative Gwendolyn Quinn said her cause of death was advanced pancreatic cancer. The statement said: “Franklin’s official cause of death was due to advance pancreatic cancer of the ...

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Patoranking In Collabo With Georgian Star Bera

After teasing fans with sneak peeks online, French born Georgian superstar Bera, who has become an influential force in music, today released his much anticipated single – Fire To The Sun, featuring top Nigerian artist Patoranking. Widely known for his contributions in pop music with his elements of hip hop and soul, Bera has also unveiled the music video which shows ...

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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Gets Oscar Membership Invitation

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, aka ‘Omosexy’ has been given a membership invite to the 2018 Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science popularly known as the Oscars. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Omosexy is listed among the record breaking 928 members to be admitted this year. The Academy invites notable industry professionals ranging from Actors to Writers, ...

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Beyonce, Davido, Drake Winners At BET Awards 2018

Nigerian pop star Davido won Best International Act on Sunday in Los Angeles, United States at the BET Awards 2018 while American Beyonce won best female R&B/Pop Artist award. Davido emerged the winner among nominees that included female Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage. There were other nominees such as Booba (FRANCE), Cassper Nyovest (SA), Dadju (FRANCE), Distruction Boyz (SA), Fally Ipupa ...

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Condolences Pour As Dbanj Loses Son Daniel

A torrent of condolences has been pouring for Nigerian singer DBanj and his wife Didi, over the loss of their one year-old son Didi. The toddler drowned in a pool on Sunday at the couple’s Ikoyi residence in Lagos. He was one year-old in May. Davido who bagged BETaward Best International Artist paid his condolence in his acceptance speech. Cool ...

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Jay Z , Beyoncé Release Joint Album On Tidal

Beyoncé and her rapper husband Jay Z have released a surprise joint album on the streaming service Tidal. The singer, 36, announced Everything is Love, a nine-track collaboration with the rapper, by posting a clip from a video for one of the album’s tracks on social media. The News Agency of Nigeria quoted The Independent as reporting that the announcement ...

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Reggae Star, Ras Kimono, Dies At 60

Nigerian reggae icon, Ras Kimono, is dead. He died on Sunday morning at the age of 60. Kimono reportedly took ill on Saturday on his way to the US. Friends rushed him to a hospital in Ikeja from where he was transferred to Lagoon Hospital in Ikoyi. According to several  biographical sketches, Kimono served a long apprenticeship on the Nigerian ...

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I’m Not Responsible For Linda Ikeji’s Pregnancy – Don Jazzy

Music Mogul Don Jazzy (Micheal Ajereh) has denied being the father of his longtime crush and celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji. Ikeji revealed her six-month-old baby bump on Sunday with a lengthy emotional post, chronicling her journey and her excitement when she found out she was pregnant. Ikeji’s engagement to her one-time ex-boyfriend was announced in March by her sisters. Following ...

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