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Wizkid emerges winner of  SoulTrain songwriting award for ‘Brown Skin Girl’

Wizkid emerges winner of SoulTrain songwriting award for ‘Brown Skin Girl’

Afropop superstar, Ayodeji Balogun also known as Wizkid has won SoulTrain’s Ashford and Simpson Songwriters’ award. He won the SoulTrain songwriting award at the 2019 ceremony held in Las Vegas. READ ALSO:BNaija’s Mike Bags N1M reward Prize From Lipton Ice-Tea The ‘Ojuelegba’ singer earned the award for his collaboration with Beyonce, Blue Ivy Carter and...


Rihanna takes her father to court for stealing her brand name

American pop singer and actress Rihanna Fenty has taken her father Ronald Fenty to court for stealing her brand name Fenty to launch a business for himself. Rihanna claims her father recently started a talent development company in 2017 called Fenty Entertainment and he is profiting off the reputation she has created with Fenty.


Streaming figures of music service, Tidal under investigation in Norway

The streaming figures of music service Tidal are under investigation in Norway over claims the numbers of listeners to 2016 albums by Beyonce and Kanye West, among others, were inflated. The Norwegian authorities said they would explore whether “someone” had manipulated the figures but did not name any individuals or companies. Tidal’s lawyer said the...


Ycee finally leaves his former label, Tinny Entertainment

Nigerian Rapper, Ycee, says he has finally left his former label, Tinny Entertainment, that brought him into limelight. Ycee, whose real name is Oludemilade Alejo, who disclosed this on his Twitter handle, said he was officially confirming his exit from the label following speculations that he left the company since August 2018.


Lady Gaga tenders public apology for her 2013 collaboration with R. Kelly

American pop star, Lady Gaga, has tendered a heartfelt public apology for her 2013 collaboration with embattled RnB singer, R. Kelly, who is currently plagued with series of sexual allegations. According to the 32-year-old’s statement posted on Twitter, after the recent Lifetime documentary series which chronicled allegations of abuse, predatory behaviour and paedophilia against singer...


Legendary American rapper, Eminem becomes highest selling artist in the World

Legendary American rapper, Eminem has become the highest selling artist in the world as he reportedly sold more albums than any other artiste in the World in 2018. According to BuzzAngle Music’s 2018 Year-End Report, the 46-year-old rapper earned 755,027 units in album sales despite releasing his tenth studio album, ‘Kamikaze’, in August of 2018....


Wizkid announces his intention to quit music temporarily

Starboy records boss and frontline act, Ayodeji Balogun, better known as Wizkid, has announced his intention to quit music temporarily. The “Fever” crooner took to his verified Twitter handle, to announce that he would be taking a much-deserved rest till March, this year. Wizkid, who did not reveal the reason for his intended break, has...


A US judge rejects Ed Sheeran’s call for a lawsuit against him to be dropped

A US judge has rejected Ed Sheeran’s call for a lawsuit accusing him of copying parts of Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” to be dropped. In his released decision, District Judge Louis Stanton said a jury should decide. He said he found “substantial similarities between several of the two works’ musical elements”. Meanwhile Sheeran...


Kim Kardashian and Kanye West expecting a fourth child

American reality TV personality, Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West are expecting a fourth child – again using a surrogate. Kardashian and West’s third child, Chicago, was born through a surrogate in January 2018. The couple has two other children North and Saint. They turned to surrogacy after doctors warned Kardashian of serious health risks...


Genevieve Nnaji celebrates two decades in the film industry

Nollywood actress and film maker, Genevieve Nnaji has celebrated two decades in the film industry. Nnaji, who recently premiered her directorial debut, ‘Lion Heart’, began acting at the age of 19 in 1998 with the movie, ‘Most Wanted’. The actress marked her 20 years in the art of filmmaking in her New Year post, while...

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