Management of Twist club in Ghana, Crescendo, have made a statement speaking on their role in the reports of the Davido and Burna Boy altercation that has been in circulation since the early hours of 28th December. 

ALSO READ: I Go Leave This Music For Una- Davido Reacts Following Alleged Fight With Burna Boy

According to the management which neither denied nor confirmed whether blows were exchanged by Burna and Davido, the reported incident happened in a different club known as the Level Up Rooftop Lounge which is housed at the same premises as Club Twist. The management also stated that there were security personnel on ground which contained the situation. 

Read their statement here; 

“The management of Crescendo, owners of Twist  Club and Level Up Rooftop Lounge, have been notified of an allegation making rounds on social media. This is regarding a said altercation between two Read the rest

It’s another episode of Blackbox interview with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and this time it is with the one and only Falz the Bahd Guy where he talked about everything.

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Kicking off the interview, Falz talked about the year 2020 and how difficult it has been for artistes considering shows are their major stream of income and with COVID-19, that stream of income was “violently” stopped.

He went further to speak of the after-effects of 2020 and if a year such as this one makes an artiste question their profession. Falz stated that the reality of every artiste at every point in time is to question the profession they’re in because it is a profession based mostly not on the artiste, but on his fanbase. He said;

If anybody is an artiste and he tells you he doesn’t worry about this work we’re doing, he’s telling you lies. It is worrisome.

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This year, we’ll all be compelled to have an unusually uneventful end of year period. In other words, operation Detty December has been aborted nationwide. But the need to have a December as festive as possible remains regardless of the restrictions in place. So to deck the halls and ensure that feliz navidad, we’ve visited our archives to remind you of the one time Wizkid performed some of his EME-era classics during Detty December. 

It kicked off like a typical Wizkid-headlined concert, fans screaming and singing along. And then during one of those intervals where the performer slows things down to catch his breathe and re-establish a connection with his audience, he’d started to sing ‘Oluwa Lo Ni’, one of his many hit singles off his debut album Superstar that had rocked Nigeria when it dropped in 2011. 

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Nigerian musician and music mogul, Mr Eazi is currently on a mission to get back his laptop and phones that were stolen from him in Ghana. As a result, he has embarked on an intensive one-man campaign on the streets of Twitter. 

Mr Eazi who enjoys a long-standing relatioship with Ghana after relocating there to study, must have been there on visit when he first raised the alarm on his missing laptop. He did so with promise of a good reward for anyone who gets it to him, saying; “Abeg If Anybody see my laptop for Accra  make e halla me! I go give am some cool £”

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It’s time to reveal the 10 Best Nigerian Albums in 2020! #TheList2020 covers the best albums, EPs, and other projects released by Nigerian musicians over the past 12 months.

This year, there were a lot of restrictions on movement and human interaction via social gatherings, but there were no restrictions on our access to quality music because as much as the devil works hard, our Nigerian musicians work harder. In fact, rather than a reduction in work rates and music releases, there was a spike. So several years from now, when we remember the year 2020, we’ll also remember the albums that gave us life.

Now that it’s the end of the year,  it’s time to give recognition to the best of these albums from 2020 that ticked the boxes where sound quality, cohesion, central themes and message, shelf life, general reception and critical acclaim were concerned, and made our Read the rest

Valee Music – Sondela FT. Charlie Kay

Sensational singer Valerie Sibanda aka Valee Music has hit a milestone with the release of a follow up video for her latest song titled ‘Sondela’ which has now gathered over 500,000 views on YouTube after its release.

The talented UK Afro-Pop Artist of Zimbabwean descent is excited about the video for her latest track, noting that it is about passion and giving love a second chance. While commenting on the new video, the director, Lutch said that the visuals will afford fans a piece of Valee Music and Charlie Kay’s chemistry in the thick of the shots, capping off the heated argument in the video’s early moments, after all – "Everybody needs someone to love,” he said.

"Running for 5-minutes and over, the single’s visuals has the appeal of a Caravaggio masterpiece: shots are easy on the eye, embracing the use of muted … Read the rest

Having released her first official single ‘Melo‘ as a DMW artist, upcoming singer, songwriter and DMW First Lady, Liya who was interviewed alongside DMW boss and megastar, Davido on TheBeat99.9fm is confident about her sound and optimistic about succeeding as a female artist in Nigeria.

DMW signee, Liya and DMW boss, Davido

Upon her official announcement as DMW’s signee, Davido made Liya a promise to make her a global star and having referred to that promise, TheBeat99.9fm OAP’s Biola and Segun were curious to know if she was under any pressure to deliver despite being a female artist in a male-dominated music label and music industry. The ‘Melo‘ crooner, Liya, however, expressed her confidence in her sound, how accomodating her new family is and why she’s under no pressure to deliver. In Liya’s words during the #MiddayShow interview which happened on the 11th of Read the rest

Wizkid has revealed that if not for music, he’ll be on the street right now with the other kids he grew up with as that would’ve been his only foreseeable future considering his background.

This was revealed by the superstar in his latest interview with Naomi Campbell on the 15th of December 2020 when he was asked why he was always so generous to the guys in public spaces whenever they go out.

Naomi had said;

When Wiz goes out, he doesn’t go out often, but when he goes out, he goes out with his pocket full of money and he gives every cent away.

He answered;

I love doing that because If I wasn’t a musician, I would probably be on the street because I’m not from a rich home, my parent is not wealthy, I changed the life of my family through music. I was blessed, God used

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Here’s this week’s roundup of best new afrobeats music & songs released in the Nigerian & Ghanaian scene.

Follow NotJustOk’s specially curated playlist on Spotify – Afrobeats Hits.

Best New Music: Tekno – DJ Spinall – Phyno – King Promise – Naira Marley – Shatta Wale

Another week, another set of new projects, albums, EPs and singles, this time from Tekno, Phyno, DJ Spinall, King Promise, Naira Marley, Shatta Wale, and more. Let’s dive right in to the best new Afrobeats music released this week!

 

Tekno – Designer

It’s the album we’ve been anticipating for the better part of a decade! Tekno finally drops the “Old Romance” album. The 14-track project is an absolute must-listen. Peep the lead joint off the record, “Designer.”

Stream: “Old Romance.”

 

Phyno ft. Peruzzi – For the Money

Produced by the highly gifted Blaq Jerzee, “… Read the rest

Nigerian fast-rising stars, Temilade Openiyi popularly known as Tems, and Stanley Omah Didia popularly known as Omah Lay who were arrested by the members of the Katwe police in Uganda after a show on Sunday, 13th of December 2020 have been charged to court.

Omah Lay and Tems arrested and arraigned before Uganda court jury

Tems with her manager, Muyiwa Awoniyi, and Omah Lay have been in the Ugandan police custody for almost 24 hours and have been transferred to different prison locations to be detained till their scheduled court date on Wednesday, 16th of December 2020.

READ ALSO: Omah Lay And Tems Arrested In Uganda Alongside Their Managers

Omah Lay however took to social media on the 14th of December 2020 to share his Uganda police custody experience alongside his colleague, Tems. What looks like a ‘What Have We Done‘ moment via tweet reads:

I’m just a

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