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Sync deals: Davido and McGalaxy songs placed in ‘Queen of Katwe’ movie starring Lupita Nyong’o & David Oyelowo

Congratulations to Davido and McGalaxy whose respective songs ‘Skelewu’ and ‘Sekem’ have been placed in the Hollywood blockbuster movie ‘Queen of Katwe’. The movie stars Nigerian/British/American actor Davido Oyelowo and Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o. Other African bands with songs placed in the movie are Uganda’s Eddy Kenzo (‘Mbilo Mbilo’) and Afrigo band (‘Oswadde Nyo’ and ‘Nfunda n’omubi’). This is not the …

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Should organizers of the Nigerian Entertainment Awards shut it down?

TNS.ng wrote an article about two weeks ago that asked whether the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) in New York should be shut down.The award event began and ended with many fans, media and industry insiders completely unaware of it. Further, for those who were present, there were reports that the show allegedly began in the early hours of the following …

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Eedris Abdulkareem: Rapper shares how his brawl with 50 Cent helped Nigerian artists get paid & receive the respect they deserve!

Controversial Nigerian hip-hop artist Eedris Abdulkareem was a guest on ‘Your View’, a daytime talk show akin to ‘The View’ in the United States. While on the show, he shared how his brawl with American hip-hop artist Curtis James Jackson III, popularly known as 50 Cent, finally helped Nigerian artists get paid, and receive the respect they deserve. Twelve years …