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Teebillz’s Linda Ikeji Interview: Tiwa Savage’s husband needs to be transparent to create public awareness about mental illness

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April 28, 2016, Tunji Balogun aka Teebillz, Tiwa Savage’s ex-manager and husband, gave the entire African entertainment industry and its fans a major shock when he went on an Instagram rant about his pop star wife accusing her of sleeping with industry veterans, and abusing and accusing her mother of committing all kinds of crazy atrocities against him. He also …

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Nollywood: Uduak Isong’s ‘Lost in London’ heads to cinemas in June!

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Prolific Nollywood writer and producer Uduak Isong is out with a new movie titled ‘Lost in London.’ Starring Ime Bishop Umoh and Alex Ekubo, along with FunnyBone, Ella Betts, Kemi OlofinMakin, James Morgan and many others, the movie is scheduled for release in cinemas across Nigeria on June 9, 2017, through Isong’s ‘Closer Pictures’ production company. ‘Lost in London’ tells …

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Nollywood Film Review: Director Eric Aghimien breaks stereotypes in ‘Slow Country’

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The Nigerian cinematic landscape is currently flooded with films dominantly oozing with a flavor of comedy or romance in its storyline, leaving moviegoers with little to nothing in the action film category. Of course, it has been a while since movie junkies have been thrilled to Nollywood action blockbusters and when eventually they get a taste, they never fail to …

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Nollywood: Toyin Abraham’s ‘Alakada Reloaded’ sells out ten halls in one cinema on Day 1 of movie debut

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Congratulations to Toyin Abraham for the successful debut of her movie ‘Alakada Reloaded’ which made its cinema debut on Friday, May 26, 2017. The movie sold out at various times in different cinemas across Nigeria and sold out ten halls in a single cinema.  “I was at Silverbird Cinema, Ikeja all day and I was surprised at the reception from fans …

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DJ Abrantee named new ambassador and face of Senditoo mobile top-up app

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Congratulations to DJ Abrantee. It’s great to see his personal brand expand. It is well deserved. -Ms. Uduak — In a landmark deal and first of its kind, Capital Xtra’s presenter, club DJ, host and actor, Abrantee has just been unveiled as the ambassador representing Ghana for mobile top-up app Senditoo, the new cost-effective and secure way to send mobile …

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Mr. Eazi: Jay-Z’s Tidal livestreams tour documentary featuring rising Afrobeat star

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Jay-Z may be having a hard time retaining executives at Tidal, but he’s got a game plan and an end game for the streaming platform, and African artists are definitely a big part of getting him to his intended destination. Smart guy. You can’t knock the hustle. -Ms. Uduak ___________________ Today, TIDAL has released a new original tour documentary featuring …

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AML097: Burna Boy U.S. Tour: 4 Mistakes Every Nigerian & African Promoter in America Should Avoid

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Controversial Nigerian recording artist Burna Boy is embroiled in a legal battle in New York courts over his alleged breach of a live performance agreement entered into with Vibesland Entertainment LLC, a company owned by Nigerian-American promoter Niyi Fatogun, for a U.S. tour. On the 97th episode of The Africa Music Law show, Ms. Uduak, host of the show, takes a …

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Wizkid wins 3 Billboard Awards…could win more tonight!

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Billboard.com has announced the first wave of its 2017 Billboard Music Award winners and Nigeria’s Wizkid has won three awards so far: Top streaming song (audio), Top R &B song  and Top R & B collaboration. Wizkid was nominated alongside Drake and Kyla for their song ‘One Dance’ which Wizkid featured and co-produced.The song earned him seven nominations at the …