Artiste of the week: Mr Eazi

December 9, 2016

Just when you thought there can be no more Mr Eazi singles floating into our collective space, he comes and drops a new single. Mr Eazi, broke into the Nigerian market with ‘Skin tight’ which […]

Aramide ‘Suitcase’ album review

December 9, 2016

It is hard enough being a musician of any genre in Nigeria, but when you now decide to do something so radically different, you are only making things difficult for yourself. But going against the […]

CAC owns ‘Odun n lo sopin’

December 9, 2016 Taiwo Olanrewaju

The ace gospel singer, Mama Deborah Fasoyin, has disclosed that the evergreen Christmas song, Odun n lo sopin (The year is ending), is owned by the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) Worldwide. She explained that the […]

Godwin Uzoji wins 9th National Art Competition

December 9, 2016

Homelessness, despair and hope, a work that elucidates the issues that surround the condition of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) by using the Tent as a metaphor for those who have lost their physical boundaries […]

Artiste of the week: Niniola

December 2, 2016 Omotunde Taiwo

Niniola Apata (born 15 December 1986), better known by her stage name Niniola, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Niniola is a native of Ekiti State, but was born in Lagos State, where she had […]

My style will be a game changer —Rapkiddah

November 25, 2016

Salawu Malik Olanrewaju, popularly known a Rapkiddah, is an upcoming rapper and Afro-pop artiste born in Ibadan and has released various singles. In this interview with Ibukun Adenuga, he narrates his experience in the music […]

To us, dance is everything —Timeless dancers

November 25, 2016

Timeless dancers are a unique set of two female dancers who have warmed themselves into the hearts of fans, friends and audience with their marvellous dancing skills. To them, dancing is their life and passion […]

Oyinkanade asks us to ‘Turn up’

November 25, 2016

Having serenaded the nation with his hit tracks ‘Adura’ featuring Olamide, ‘Honey’ and ‘Wasila’ featuring VJ Adams, vocal power house, Oyinkanade is back with another great tune titled “Turn up’. The playful tune is one […]

Big Brother Naija extends auditions to Abuja, PH

November 25, 2016

The search for Nigeria’s biggest reality talent just got bigger with the addition of Abuja and Port-Harcourt as audition venues. Auditions for the Big Brother Naija reality competition will now also hold on the 26th […]

Making good music is my passion —Shuleydee

November 18, 2016

Shulammite Daniel Emeghara popularly known as Shuleydee is a fast rising upcoming artiste and CEO, Forever Records. With her latest single, Ayama currently making waves, she speaks with DOYIN ADEOYE on her career among other […]

Aramide set to release album

November 18, 2016

Fans and friends had the opportunity to listen to Aramide’s full body of work for the first time at the Fuse Lounge, Victoria Island, Lagos as the Afro Soul diva launched her Suitcase album. The […]

Flavour, other Glo Campus Storm stars paint UNN green

November 18, 2016

It was a weekend to remember for students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) as the popular youth-oriented music concert organised by Nigeria’s foremost telecommunications company, Globacom, thrilled fun-seekers for hours on Friday night. […]

Matt Westside Records signs new act

November 18, 2016

This week, fast rising record label Matt Westside Records officially announced young male vocalist/songwriter, Deshinor, as a new addition to the record label. He joins Henry Knight, who was previously announced in August 2016 at […]

It is not easy to make Nigerians laugh —Shete

November 11, 2016

Akinsete Olakunle is one of the fastest growing comedians in the South West. He spoke to ROTIMI IGE recently about his recent projects, among other things.   The comedy industry is evolving massively. What challenges […]

CKAY asks Nkechi to ‘Turn Up’

November 4, 2016

Chocolate City’s newest signing Ckay, is out with his first official single titled ‘Nkechi Turn Up’. The multi-talented singer, songwriter and renowned producer was officially unveiled by Chocolate City in August 2016 and has not […]

Tushow out with ‘Jejely’

November 4, 2016

Tushow Emmanuel a.k.a African Yoruba boy, is an artiste who is unique in his craft and is fast becoming a rave in the Nigerian music industry. Since he began music professionally some years ago, he […]

Ibadan Countdown Festival 2016 unveiled

November 4, 2016

The end of the year 2016 will be celebrated on a high note as the Ibadan Countdown Festival 2016 has been unveiled by its team of organisers. Speaking to the press during its unveiling, the […]

Artiste of the week: Meet Seyi Shay

October 21, 2016

Deborah Oluwa-seyi Joshua, better known by her stage name ‘Seyi Shay’ (pronounced Shay-yee Shay), is a Nigerian based international recording artiste, songwriter and performer. Born and raised in London, United Kingdom to Nigerian parents. She […]

Next rated is IceKid

October 21, 2016

Bello Boluwatife Olabode, popularly known as Icekid in the entertainment/music scene was born in the historical city of Ibadan on the 21st of October 1996. He is the youngest child of three. He hails from […]

Davidson, Omoh Win Aquafina Elite Model Contest

October 14, 2016

The Aquafina Elite Model Look Nigeria 2016 contest  held recently  in Lagos was a night  of glamour  and glitz  as Lagos celebrities and fashionistas thronged  the Grand  Ball room of the  upscale  Oriental Hotel  on […]

Live music still best option for real enthusiasts

October 14, 2016

Adeyeye Adesanmi Michael is a popular name in entertainment circles in Lagos as the head of the ‘Rockers Band’. Having serenaded audiences around Nigeria, ROTIMI IGE caught up with him recently and presents excerpts of […]

Miss Rivers wins Ideal Nigeria 2016 pageant

September 30, 2016

IT was a hotly contested battle but in the end, Miss Rivers, Nkemneme Queendarlyn Amaka emerged as the winner of the Miss Ideal Nigeria 2016 which is in its third edition. As Miss Ideal Nigeria, […]

Buckwylla out with new song

September 30, 2016

Buckwylla  has marked his return to the music scene with this infectious tune titled ‘Oluchi’, an Igbo word meaning, ‘The HandWork of God’. Blessed with the production imprints of WeBeat, ‘Oluchi’ is a groovy song […]

Olu maintain to shut down Oshogbo today

September 30, 2016

All roads will lead to the Pavillion bar tonight where Club Ozone will host the creme of society to a ‘Control night’ with Yahooze crooner, Olu Maintain as its headline act. The event, according to […]

I don’t want to be a one-hit wonder —Rore

September 30, 2016

Fast rising Afro-Pop and Soul/RnB artiste, Kikiope Oluwarore, popularly known as Rore , is an up-and-coming musician poised to make a landmark in the entertainment industry through her style of music. The graduate of Veterinary […]

Egbin Orun set for new album in South Africa

September 30, 2016

Gospel singer, Prophetess Morenikeji Adeleke known as Egbin Orun, is set to storm South Africa for the recording of her new album titled ‘Ajo Ogo’. The medical practitioner turned gospel singer who, before now, had […]

Femi Odewole serenades fans with ‘Jantoro’

September 23, 2016

Today, band owner, Femi Odewole better known as Femi Guiter will take fans on a musical journey as he releases a new single titled ‘Jantoro’. Having entertained music lovers at various events and parties with […]

Olympic milk targets couples on Independence day

September 23, 2016

Emory Green Limited has teamed up with Olympic brand to make this year’s Independence day celebration an unforgettable experience by bringing deserving couples together under one roof to have fun and interact with a milk […]

Awujale commends Goldberg At Ojude Oba festival

September 23, 2016

The Awujale and Paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Alaiyeluwa Oba (Dr) Sikiru Kayode Adetona, CFR, JP Ogbagba II has commended Goldberg for its support for traditional institutions at the 2016 Ojude Oba Festival in Ijebu Ode […]

‘The Hearing’ premiere set for South Africa

September 23, 2016

NAIJOZI Media Productions, a multimedia outfit based in South Africa is set to premiere its latest movie titled, ‘The Hearing’ in Johannesburg, South-Africa. The Chief Executive Officer of the outfit, Mrs. Olatilewa Animashaun, popularly known […]

Sean Tizzle involved in ‘Hit and Run’

September 16, 2016 Rotimi Ige

Multi-talented music act, Sean Tizzle, known for his witty lyrics and amazing word play has added another feather to his growing list of achievements. Signed under D’Tunes’ led Difference Entertainment, the talented singer recently scored […]

Geniuzz kickstarts 9-city tour

September 16, 2016 Rotimi Ige

Effyzzie Music Group which houses Africa’s top diva Yemi Alade has added Nigerian rap- singer and songwriter Geniuzz to her roster. Geniuzz was born Manji Zakka Deyin and raised in Jos, Plateau state of Nigeria, […]

Jaysinthe brings his groove to fans

September 16, 2016 Rotimi Ige

Emerging London-based Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer Jaysinthe – real name Junior Ejimofor – is proud to make his debut, with the brand new single titled ‘My Groove’, featuring up and coming ‘Hip-Soul’ musician Kobi […]

Bull Fuji Talent Season 4 winner drops album

September 9, 2016

The overall winner of Bull Fuji Talent Hunt Season 4, 28 years old Ishola Ade, a.k.a Eriki, has dropped an audio album, titled ‘Bull Fuji Varieties’, a 12 tracks album, released as part of promise […]

Meet Tolu

September 9, 2016

Tolulope Abraham Adesina, with stage name Tolu, is a singer, songwriter and music producer. Originally from Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Tolu was born and bred in Kaduna State. He started as a chorister in the children’s […]

Meet ‘Kobi Mighty ’

September 9, 2016

The man Abobade Idris Olalekan, now popularly known as Kobi Mighty (@kobimighty), was born in the mid-eighties and is presently one of the few record label owners and influencers in the city of Ibadan. He […]

Lagos glitters at Notting Hill Carnival

September 9, 2016

Lagos State, last weekend, came live at Notting Hill Carnival, London. Unlike the previous years, Notting Hill Carnival, Europe’s biggest street festivity and the world’s second biggest, offered the state a rare platform to showcase […]

Adekunle Gold Vs Patoranking

September 2, 2016

Artiste: Adekunle Gold Album Title: Gold Label: YBNL Release Date: July 28, 2016. 2016 has been a great year for Adekunle Gold. He’s enjoyed continued success since he burst on the scene with his cover […]

Meet ‘Oba Royal’

September 2, 2016

Born into a Royal family in Ijebu Ode of Ogun State, Martins Debo Obalaja a.k.a KOR started his primary education at Sacred Heart private school, Oke Ado, Ibadan, before proceeding to the Federal Government College, […]

‘Why Add More’ campaign breaks

August 26, 2016 Rotimi Ige

Amstel Malta, a malt brand from the stable of Nigerian Breweries Plc recently launched a new credential campaign tagged ‘Why Add More’. The campaign, which is currently enjoying huge publicity across the country, was introduced […]

Meet ‘Topside’

August 26, 2016

Name: Adedeji Temitope Olamide. DOB: February 14th Education: C.A.C primary school, Olode, Ife, Osun State, Samwagba comprehensive college, Ore, Ondo State, The Polytechnic of Ibadan (Public Administration (ND), University of Ado Ekiti (B.Sc Marketing). Temitope […]

CDQ unveils ‘Quality’ album

August 19, 2016

Indigenous rapper, CDQ, real names are Sodiq Abubakar Yusuf, recently held a press conference for his forthcoming album titled ‘Quality’, unveiled the official album cover, expressing gratitude to fans. Alongside dropping the artwork the rapper […]

PEFTI Film institute announces film festival

August 19, 2016

Pencils Film and Television Institute, PEFTI, has announced the inaugural edition of its PEFTI Arts Festival; scheduled to hold from 22nd – 27th August, 2016. The week-long fiesta will showcase the amazing talents of PEFTI […]

I have no role models —Oluwasam

August 12, 2016 Tayo Gesinde

Adekunle Samuel Oluwasegun, popularly known Oluwasam, is an up-and-coming gospel artiste, who recently dropped a single entitled Akiri’sore. In this interview with TAYO GESINDE, the Music graduate from The Polytechnic lbadan, lbadan, who is the […]

GQ wows Ilorin with Olu Maintain, Pepenazi

August 12, 2016

All roads in Ilorin will lead to GQ lounge, Ilorin as popular Nigerian music stars, Olu Maintain and Pepenazi, will be in the city to herald the re-opening of the upscale lounge. The club/lounge, which […]

Tjan is Nigeria’s new ‘Aduke’

July 22, 2016

TJAN real name Tijani Olasunmbo Fowosere born in February 21, 1992, into a family of four with two elder brothers and a younger sister. As a kid, he grew up listening to gospel music everyday […]

Bulk records set up strictly for aspiring artistes

July 22, 2016

Adekunle Kayode is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Bulk Records. A native of Abeokuta, Ogun State, now a United States-based businessman recently returned to Nigeria to give back to his community through entertainment. […]

Artiste of the week: SolidStar

July 15, 2016

SolidStar is a Nigerian Hip hop, RnB, dancehall, Afro-Pop singer, producer and songwriter. He sings in English, Pidgin English and other Nigerian languages. He achieved national fame on the basis of his hit single, “One […]

Reverie: Short horror flick debuts

July 15, 2016

The producers of the new short horror flick ‘Reverie’ said they are almost ready to present the film to the public for private viewing and submission to different international festivals. The flick, which is basically […]

Babatunmise’s debut album for October 30

July 8, 2016

Fast rising gospel act, Babatunmise Agboola is surely having a good year. Having toured campuses and churches around Nigeria in the past 10 months, he is finally set to release his debut album. Speaking to […]

Etisalat Begins Cliqfest 2016 @ University of Uyo

July 8, 2016

Etisalat Nigeria stepped up its strategic engagement with Nigerian youth, as it recently kicked off the 2016 edition of its pan-Nigeria multi-campus youth-centric initiative, Cliqfest which berthed at the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. […]

The CEO grand premiere set for this Sunday

July 8, 2016

All seems to be set for the general premiere of the highly anticipated movie, The CEO, from the stables of celebrated movie mongul, Kunle Afolayan. ‘The CEO’, produced and directed by Kunle Afolayan is a […]