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Watch | Liya’s Stellar Performance on “Glitch Takeoff”

DMW first lady, Liya, is making an assertive statement. Following the release of her debut EP, “Alari“, which means ‘she that is so separate’, Liya joins an elite list to perform on Glitch Takeoff. With powerful vocals and soothing melodies, this performance is definitely one for the books. Watch the video below:

Check Out Photos & Videos Of Burna Boy's O2 Concert

Grammy award winner, Burna Boy held his very first headline concert at the O2 arena on Friday night and we have exclusive photos from the event for you.  The Grammy winner arrived at the concert in a spaceship, and he gave fans an unforgettable experience. The “Kilometer” singer hit the stage, with hundreds of people in attendance to see his electrifying performance. He was later joined on stage by Rema, Omah Lay, Ruger, and King Promise of Ghana. This happened on Friday, the 27th of August 2021. . Check out photos and videos from the night: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Afrobeats Music & Lyrics 🇳🇬🇨🇦 (@dyesek) he

Chike to Release Sophomore Album, The Brother's Keeper in January 2022

Multitalented Nigerian singer Chiké has revealed his long-awaited second album, “The Brother’s Keeper,” will be released in January 2022.  On Tuesday, August 24, he shared the artwork for the project on Instagram, along with the project’s release date and title. He announced his sophomore album with the caption; “We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers.” – Martin Luther King Jr.  The sophomore album #TheBrothersKeeper arrives 28th January 2022… The wait is almost over ⏳ This new project follows his highly acclaimed debut album, “Boo of the Booless.” It was nominated for R&B Album and Revelation of the Year at the 2020 Headies.

Best New Music

Update your playlist with the finest list of new songs trending right now! Here are ten new songs to put you in the perfect mood: Alari Ep-Liya The 30BG first lady has just released her sophomore EP which features DMW boss Davido on Lakiriboto, Adua, Olodumare, Melo and, Alari. Through this project, Liya showcases her culture and heritage. License-Vector Veteran Nigerian rapper, Vector comes through with a beautiful single tagged "License". The classic debut was produced by Clef and comes after giving his Crown of Clay song a befitting remix. Water & Garri EP – Tiwa Savage Tiwa’s anticipated 5 track Ep is finally here and has arrived just in time for the weekend. The EP features Ghana alternative singer and songwriter Amaarae, on Tales by Moonlight, then Ade Ori.  She teams up with music icon Brandy on Somebody’s Son and Hip-hop heavyweight Nas and Rich King on Work Fada and Tay Iwar on Special Kinda. Benzema-Guchi Nigerian rave of the moment, Guchi comes with a brand new song "Benzema".  Guchi has currently been dominating all around with her previous studio body of works, "Addicted" and "Jennifer" and these songs are topping as one of the best and most streamed on the digital streaming platforms, together with their official videos on Youtube channel. This time, she came to change the atmosphere with her new record, giving it a new blissful appearance. She is capable of doing that due to her current stand in the Nigerian music entertainment industry. The song "Benzema" is another classic one that will leave a smile on your face and is worth a place in your favourite playlist. Eclipse EP-Oxlade Last week, Oxlade treated us to a single titled Ojuju, which only watered our appetite for his newly released EP – Eclipse. Produced by Cublon, the EP houses these four melodious tracks; More, Ojuju, Pay Me, Incomplete. This masterpiece comes after he did justice to our ears on his previous Oxygen EP. Love Deep High Life-Omawumi Multitalented Afrobeats singer and co-founder of Hermanes Media, Omawumi releases her much anticipated studio album tagged “Love Deep High Life”. The new project, “Love Deep High Life” is a follow up of her previously heard studio project tagged “In Her Feelings” which was inspired by her husband. The LDHL album, according to Omawumi, has a fantastic 10 songs featuring top-rated Nigerian singers like Brymo, Waje, Phyno, and Ric Hassani. Love, family, relationships, and societal entanglements are all addressed in the album. Let Me Know – Mayorkun The Mayor of Lagos is back and he wants you to let him know! Let Me Know is his first official single of 2021. We are surely going to vibe to this catchy tune, while we await the Mayor’s album. Queendoncom-Yemi Alade Effyzzie Music singer and songwriter Yemi Alade follows up her 2020 “Empress” album with the release of her much-anticipated extended playlist “Queendoncom”. The 7-track project houses previously released singles – Dr. Amir produced “Enjoyment” and the Egar Boi produced “Ogogoro”. Other tracks on the set include “Sweety“, “Ike“, Selebobo produced “Dada“, “Ella” and “Fire”. Love Me- Juls ft Niniola British-Ghanian Producer, Deejay and songwriter partners with Afro pop queen Niniola on Love Me, and we love what we are listening to. From the saxophonist to the drums and Nini’s sensual voice there is no way you wont fall in love with this jam. P.s over a bottle of wine. 19 & Dangerous-Ayra Starr Mavin Star girl, Ayra Starr is out with a new mind-blowing 11 tracker album titled “19 & Dangerous“ Hailed by NME as “the teen leading her generation’s sonic revolution”, and tipped by The Face and CLASH as one to watch – Ayra Starr has earned critical praise for her soulful vocals and raw lyrics that reflect the strength and growing pains of her generation.

Mayorkun Releases “Ginjaaah Your Flow” Official Theme Song For Coca-Cola | Listen

Following weeks of speculations, Mayorkun has officially released a new song “Ginjaaah Your Flow” in collaboration with soda giant, Coca-Cola Nigeria. Snippets from the track originally appeared in a TVC released this month to unveil Coca-Cola’s refreshing campaign, designed to rejuvenate youths during daily moments of a physical and mental slump. The song produced by MasterKraft is Mayorkun’s latest body of work following “Geng of Lagos” and “Your Body” released in 2020.  Ahead of the release, self-titled Mayor of Africa, Mayorkun said, “Hottest jam on the loose! If you are ready, show some Ginjaaah in the comment section. #GinjaaahYourFlow drops at midnight”. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MAYORKUN (@iammayorkun) Speaking about the campaign, Mayorkun said, “As a musician, Ginjaaah Your Flow exemplifies my creative process. Sometimes while writing and recording music, you need a spark of inspiration to Ginjaaah you and I’m beyond excited to work with Coca-Cola to ignite that Ginjaaah for everyone”.  The song is also available on all streaming platforms. To learn more about Ginjaaah Your Flow, follow Coca-Cola Nigeria on Instagram and YouTube. You can also follow the hashtag – #GinjaaahYourFlow.

Cuppy Givesaway $3000 To Celebrate Her Puppies’ 6-Month Birthday

Cuppy is one hell of a rich Momma. The Controversial DJ and her pomeranian pups decided to spread joy to 18 lucky fans. To celebrate Dudu and Fun Fun’s 6-Month birthday, Mumma Cuppy divided a whopping $3000 amongst 18 fans, giving each #60,000 (Sixty Thousand Naira). View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cuppy (@cuppymusic) This selfless act is coming hours after Cuppy recovered from an unknown illness. You would recall seeing her post that she got tested 4 times for Covid-19 after she suddenly fell ill and doctors couldn’t find out what was wrong with her. According to Cuppy, all her test results came back negative, but she was still very sick. This afternoon, Cuppy took to her IG account to announce that she has fully recovered. She shared a photo of herself posing in front of her pink Ferrari, looking beautiful and very healthy. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dúdú and FünFün (@dufupoms)

Tiwa Savage to Feature American Music Star Brandy on her High-anticipated EP - 'Water & Garri'

Music star Tiwa Savage has disclosed that she has a collabo with American singer Brandy, which would feature on her highly-anticipated EP 'Water & Garri'. The mother of one made this disclosure as she shared a snippet of the song with her social media followers and fans Savage hinted that the song, which has already ignited anxious feelings among her fans, would be a track on 'Water & Garri'. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tiwa Savage  (@tiwasavage) Tiwa Savage recently held a private listening session for her forthcoming EP and most of the attendees will probably know if Brandy is actually the one featured. Ogidi Studios, where the event was held shared the video via their Instagram page on Saturday, the 26th of June 2021. They wrote that Tiwa Savage held her private listening for the Water and Garri EP at their studios. For those wondering how the EP will sound, they also revealed that it was sweet and "a perfect blend" just like the name of the project.

Yemi Alade – “Queendoncom”

After the successful release of the singles, ‘Enjoyment’ and ‘Ogogoro’, Yemi Alade finally drops Queendoncom EP. Effyzzie Music singer/songwriter Yemi Alade follows up her 2020 “Empress” album with the release of her much-anticipated extended playlist “Queendoncom”. EMPRESS is the Fifth studio album by Afropop Star Yemi Alade. The Album is released by Effyzzie Music Limited. The album also features songwriting and production contributions from Vtek Da Awesome, Egarboi, Jimmy Huru, Yung Felix, among others. The project shows off a versatility only she can bring. She taps into dancehall with Patoranking on “Temptation”, delivers smooth R&B alongside Grammy-winning British singer Estelle on “Weekend” and sings gospel with the raved Mzansi Youth Choir on “Rain”. “Empress” album reseals Yemi Alade’s stake as the undisputed Afropop Queen, stamping her mark on the genre while growing her sound. The 15 track set is crafted with rich elements of Afro-pop, highlife, soul, coupe decale, gospel, and dancehall to make the listener move with reckless abandon. The 7-track project houses previously released singles – Dr. Amir produced “Enjoyment” and the Egar Boi produced “Ogogoro”. Other tracks on the set include “Sweety“, “Ike“, Selebobo produced “Dada“, “Ella” and “Fire”. Yemi Alade is currently set to embark on the U.S leg of her Empress World Tour, and tickets are already up for sale. Listen to “Queendoncom” below:

Wizkid taps Justin Bieber for ‘Essence (Remix)’

Grammy-winning Nigerian singer Wizkid, has put out a surprise remix to his global hit ‘Essence’ featuring highly-rated Canadian pop superstar Justin Bieber. The 30-year-old Afrobeats hitmaker had earlier announced the collaboration on Thursday night. View this post on Instagram A post shared by BIG WIZ (@wizkidayo) Bieber also confirmed it in a post that read: “Thank u for letting me jump on the song of the summer. Essence remix out tonight.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) In the space of 23 hours after the song dropped, the remix has moved up to the 30th position on the US Apple music chart while it sits comfortably in the 21st position on Apple music's global music chart. In the same vein, it racked up a million YouTube views in less than a day, making it the fourth Wizkid's song to do that. The original version is equally still in the limelight, sitting at number 59 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, 13th on the Apple music global chart and 11 on the Apple music US Chart as at today, 14th August 2021.

WurlD Premiers Video For New Single 'Spunk' | Watch

Nigerian singer and songwriter Sadiq Onifade, popularly known as WurlD, has released the video for his latest single 'Spunk'. The prolific vocalist who dropped two new singles, 'Spunk' and 'Stamina' on the 13th of August 2021, has followed up with a visual which dropped same day. Spunk, a soothing Afropop mid-tempo song that revolves around eulogizing a girl, has been complimented with a video by the singer and songwriter. The video, directed by talented American cinematographer, Chad Tennies, has some enticing and romantic scenes as Wurld lays back in the video and is treated to a good time by some pretty ladies. The sweet-boy Wurld shows his inner bad boy in this video. Watch WurlD 'Spunk' official video below:

Shatta Wale & Wizkid Nominated For 2021 MTV VMA

Wizkid has been nominated for an MTV VMA in the categories of ‘Best Cinematography’ and ‘Best R&B’ for his feature on Beyonce‘s “Brown Skin Girl.” Ghanaian dancehall artiste Shatta Wale was also nominated for ‘Best Art Direction’ for his appearance in Beyoncé’s “Already.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by SHATTA WALE 💰💰 (@shattawalenima) Justin Bieber and Megan Thee Stallion have seven and six nominations, respectively, and both have Artist of the Year honours atop Video of the Year nominations. Other notable nominees include Dua Lipa, 24kGoldn, and Taylor Swift, who each received four nominations, Ariana Grande, Beyoncé, and SZA, who each received three nominations, and Lady Gaga, who received two nominations. Fans can vote for their favourites at starting today. See the full list below: VIDEO OF THE YEAR  Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP” DJ Khaled ft. Drake – “Popstar” (starring Justin Bieber) Doja Cat ft. SZA – “Kiss Me More” Ed Sheeran – “Bad Habits” Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” The Weeknd – “Save Your Tears” ARTIST OF THE YEAR  Ariana Grande Doja Cat Justin Bieber Megan Thee Stallion Olivia Rodrigo Taylor Swift SONG OF THE YEAR  24kGoldn ft. Iann Dior – “Mood” Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open” BTS – “Dynamite” Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP” Dua Lipa – “Levitating” Olivia Rodrigo – “Drivers License” BEST NEW ARTIST, Presented by Facebook 24kGoldn Giveon The Kid LAROI Olivia Rodrigo Polo G Saweetie BEST COLLABORATION 24kGoldn ft. Iann Dior – “Mood” Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP” Doja Cat ft. SZA – “Kiss Me More” Drake ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later” Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – “Peaches” Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa – “Prisoner” BEST POP Ariana Grande – “Positions” Billie Eilish – “Therefore I Am” BTS – “Butter” Harry Styles – “Treat People With Kindness” Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – “Peaches” Olivia Rodrigo – “Good 4 U” Shawn Mendes – “Wonder” Taylor Swift – “Willow” BEST HIP-HOP Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP” Drake ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later” Lil Baby ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “On Me (remix)” Moneybagg Yo – “Said Sum” Polo G – “RAPSTAR” Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A. – “Franchise” BEST ROCK Evanescence – “Use My Voice” Foo Fighters – “Shame Shame” John Mayer – “Last Train Home” The Killers – “My Own Soul’s Warning” Kings Of Leon – “The Bandit” Lenny Kravitz – “Raise Vibration” BEST ALTERNATIVE  Bleachers – “Stop Making This Hurt” Glass Animals – “Heat Waves” Imagine Dragons – “Follow You” Machine Gun Kelly ft. Blackbear – “My Ex’s Best Friend” Twenty-One Pilots – “Shy Away” Willow ft. Travis Barker – “Transparent Soul” BEST LATIN Bad Bunny x Jhay Cortez – “Dákiti” Billie Eilish & ROSALÍA – “Lo Vas A Olvidar” Black Eyed Peas and Shakira – “Girl Like Me” J. Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, Tainy – “Un Dia (One Day)” Karol G – “Bichota” Maluma – “Hawái” BEST R&B  Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid – “Brown Skin Girl” Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open” Chris Brown and Young Thug – “Go Crazy” Giveon – “Heartbreak Anniversary” H.E.R. ft. Chris Brown – “Come Through” SZA – “Good Days” BEST K-POP (G)I-DLE – “DUMDi DUMDi” BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez – “Ice Cream” BTS – “Butter” Monsta X – “Gambler” SEVENTEEN – “Ready to love” TWICE – “Alcohol-Free” VIDEO FOR GOOD Billie Eilish – “Your Power” Demi Lovato – “Dancing With the Devil” H.E.R. – “Fight For You” Kane Brown – “Worldwide Beautiful” Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” Pharrell Williams ft. Jay-Z – “Entrepreneur” BEST DIRECTION Billie Eilish – “Your Power” – Directed by: Billie Eilish DJ Khaled ft. Drake – “Popstar” (starring Justin Bieber) – Directed by: Julien Christian Lutz aka Director X Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” – Directed by: Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino Taylor Swift – “Willow” – Directed by: Taylor Swift Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A – “Franchise” – Directed by: Travis Scott Tyler, The Creator – “Lumberjack” – Directed by: Wolf Haley BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid – “Brown Skin Girl” – Cinematography by: Benoit Soler, Malik H. Sayeed, Mohammed Atta Ahmed, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant Billie Eilish – “Therefore I Am” – Cinematography by: Rob Witt Foo Fighters – “Shame Shame” – Cinematography by: Santiago Gonzalez Justin Bieber ft. Chance The Rapper – “Holy” –Cinematography by: Elias Talbot Lady Gaga – “911” – Cinematography by: Jeff Cronenweth Lorde – “Solar Power” – Cinematography by: Andrew Stroud BEST ART DIRECTION Beyoncé, Shatta Wale, Major Lazer – “Already” – Art Direction by: Susan Linns, Gerard Santos Ed Sheeran – “Bad Habits” – Art Direction by: Alison Dominitz Lady Gaga – “911” – Art Direction by: Tom Foden, Peter Andrus Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” – Art Direction by: John Richoux Saweetie ft. Doja Cat – “Best Friend” – Art Direction by: Art Haynes Taylor Swift – “willow” – Art Direction by: Ethan Tobman, Regina Fernandez BEST VISUAL EFFECTS Bella Poarch – “Build a Bitch” – Visual Effects by: Andrew Donoho, Denhov Visuals, Denis Strahhov, Rein Jakobson, Vahur Kuusk, Tatjana Pavlik, Yekaterina Vetrova Coldplay – “Higher Power” – Visual Effects by: Mathematic Doja Cat & The Weeknd – “You Right” – Visual Effects by: La Pac, Anthony Lestremau, Julien Missaire, Petr Shkolniy, Alexi Bailla, Micha Sher, Antoine Hache, Mikros MPC, Nicolas Huget, Guillaume Ho Tsong Fang, Benjamin Lenfant, Stephane Pivron, MPC Bangalore, Chanakya Chander, Raju Ganesh, David Rouxel Glass Animals – “Tangerine” – Visual Effects by: Ronan Fourreau Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” – Visual Effects by: Mathematic P!NK – “All I Know So Far” – Visual Effects by: Dave Meyers, Freenjoy Inc BEST CHOREOGRAPHY Ariana Grande – “34+35” – Choreography by: Brian Nicholson & Scott Nicholson BTS – “Butter” – Choreography by: Son Sung Deuk with BHM Performance Directing Team Ed Sheeran – “Bad Habits” – Choreography by: Natricia Bernard Foo Fighters – “Shame Shame” – Choreography by: Nina McNeely Harry Styles – “Treat People With Kindness” – Choreography by: Paul Roberts Marshmello & Halsey – “Be Kind” – Choreography by: Dani Vitale BEST EDITING Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – “Leave tfsihe Door Open” – Editing by: Troy Charbonnet BTS – “Butter” – Editing by: Yong Seok Choi from Lumpens Drake – “What’s Next” – Editing by: Noah Kendal Harry Styles – “Treat People With Kindness” – Editing by: Claudia Wass Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – “Peaches” – Editing by: Mark Mayr, Vinnie Hobbs Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa – “Prisoner”

Yemi Alade Hosted Friends & Lucky Fans to New EP Listening Party

Nigerian AfroPop singer, Yemi Alade recently hosted her industry friends and 11 lucky fans to a listening session for her new EP, "Queen Don Come". Yemi Alade's new EP is scheduled to drop this Friday, but before that, she decided to host a select group of people for a listening session, as is the norm. She shared the video and photos from the session via her Instagram page on Monday, the 9th of August 2021. The singer shared photos from the session with her fans and wrote: Last Night was A Dream Come True!❤ I had the time.of my life with 11 amazing fans we randomly selected off twitter and IG particicpators in the #YemiAladeTrivia This has to be The best Listening party ever!! #QUEENDONCOM Thank you Lord for giving me amazing #YemiAladeMafia I want to do this more often😇 My fans deserve the best! Those 100 dollar bills in your envelopes is just the beginning View this post on Instagram A post shared by Yemialade (@yemialade) Yemi Alade also shared a video from her new EP listening session along with photos of her celebrity friends at the event. She wrote: The VERY VERY SPECIAL GUESTS ❤❤ AT my silent disco #QueenDonCom EP listening while we sipped, painted and chatted away❤ Watch the video below: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Yemialade (@yemialade)

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