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Does Davido really know his worth?

Davido purchased a diamond encrusted gold chain allegedly valued at 20million Naira and has been showing it off on social media, so much so his postings about his acquisition have become a viral topic on blogs, social networks etc. Truthfully, Davido works very hard for his money, makes great music (a handful of his songs are classics), and deserves all …

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Kaffy’s nude photo: did her brand messaging get lost in translation?

I am always puzzled by personalities/celebrities who are upset when their fans reject their abrupt attempt at introducing a new brand message/identity to them. Such is the case of Kaffy, a successful choreographer in Nigeria. Kaffy’s fans have seen her in diverse clothing styles dancing across stages in Africa. They have come to associate her brand with respect, strength, innovation, …

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Video: Mc Galaxy is so high on weed he had to just let us know

We’ve seen these kinds of videos posted over time by our Nigerian artists. You know the one where they are so high off marijuana (weed) they get in front of a camera and say a bunch of jibberish. Examples include Wizkid, D’Banj and Don Jazzy. The latest celebrity to do this is Mc Galaxy who clearly thinks this is some …

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#OneAfricaMusicFest: Upfront & Personal’s Paul Okoye May Have Allegedly Spent 1Billion Naira at Barclays…Isn’t it too Soon for a Houston Edition?

Two days ago, I shared an article with you all where I asked why Upfront & Personal’s Paul Okoye was so crass with his attitude of doing the following: Organizing a #OneAfricaMusicFest Houston event, so soon, after there was explicit representation that the event was self-funded and non-profitable. I estimated he spent at least a$1million on the event, and questioned the …

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Wizkid allegedly set to sign global deal with Sony Music

According to The NETng, Wizkid is set to follow Davido by signing a global deal with Sony Music. “TheNETng has exclusively gathered that Wizkid is about to sign a similar deal with Sony Music Worldwide as he continues his international rise. A highly placed source confirms to TheNETng that ‘Wizkid’s new deal with Sony is a done deal, the News …

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What exactly can RCA Records do for DAVIDO that Sony Music cannot?

I said from the beginning when Davido signed a deal with Sony Music Entertainment that I wasn’t completely feeling it. I said Sony has a lot more to gain from the deal than Davido does. While it was great to say he was the first African artist to sign a global deal as they claimed, I still remain uncertain that …

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@LindaIkeji is Hiring! Nigerian Entertainment Lawyers Apply ASAP!

Linda Ikeji has issued an official statement confirming the launch of her new media empire, which I shared with you all last weekend. She has also  invited members of the public to apply for open positions in her newly formed company. The Nigerian celebrity blogger is expanding into film, music, radio and has a long-term vision of owning her own …