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Good news for Jude Idada? Omoni Oboli’s ‘Okafor’s Law’ has been selling out daily in theaters since March 31st, 2017

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Omoni Oboli’s team has recently engaged the attention of the press with a press statement and video clip revealing that Okafor’s Law has been selling out in theaters since March 31st, 2017. Well if you are Jude Idada and in fact have evidence to show Omoni Oboli infringed on your intellectual property rights, then you should be exceedingly happy she …

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Branding: Toyin Lawani launches ‘Tiannah’s Empire’ reality tv show, and Episode 1 is not bad at all

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Controversial designer, stylist, and personality Toyin Lawani has launched her new reality TV show titled ‘Tiannah’s Empire, and truthfully, Episode 1 of the series is not bad, at all. I particularly like that her show gives the world a glimpse into the business realities of those in the creative industry that provide ancillary services (stylists, publicists etc.) to support the …

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Touring: Falz TheBahdGuy, Mr. Eazi, Davido, Mayorkun, on exciting tours in the U.S, Europe, and Nigeria, respectively

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Falz TheBahd Guy, Mr. Eazi, Davido, and Davido’s protegé Mayorkun are currently touring and it’s been interesting to watch some of what they have to say about their tours. I also like all the diverse strategies they have employed in touring. I do have to say that while many may not recognize or appreciate it, I particularly like Davido’s tour …

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Artist Health: Music Industry reminisces Da Grin on his 7th Year Death Anniversary

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April 22, 2017, marked the 7th year anniversary since the death of Nigeria’s extremely gifted hip-hop artist Olaitan Oladapo Olaonipekun, aka ‘Dagrin’. And members of the music industry paid tribute to the artist by reflecting on his impact and memories of his work. You get to watch what some had to say. But just before you do, long-time readers of …

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Artist Health: Davido’s 62-year-old uncle, Senator Isiaka Adeleke, dies

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Davido and his family have been thrown into mourning with the announcement of the death of his uncle, Senator Isiaka Adeleke. Mr. Adeleke died today, Sunday morning, in Nigeria. It remains unclear what caused his death and the story is still developing. Our condolences to the Adeleke family. Read excerpts about Mr. Adeleke’s death below: “The senator representing Osun West, Isiaka …

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Artist Health: Tekno “off to America” for Acid Reflux treatment, time for a new diet and lifestyle change?

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Last week, ‘Pana’ crooner and newly signed Sony artist Tekno announced he was flying to the United States of America, from Nigeria, to treat an acid reflux problem that had worsened. A few things: It remains unacceptable that Nigeria’s health care system is so bad people who can afford to have to fly for health issues that should and can …

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Listen: (Audio) ‘Isigubhu’ by South African emerging talent Nobuhle @uno_Buhle

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Lolhiphop Records has announced the release of ISIGUBHU, the debut single from a young South African singer, Nobuhle. In November 2016, a little-known Nobuhle was on her first ever flight. She was headed to Lagos, Nigeria, to perform at the prestigious All Africa Music Awards. She has just recorded her a single with SA’s Got Talent winner, Dj Arch Jr, …