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Davido Gushes Over Son

Afrobeats megastar, Davido couldn’t help but gush over his adorable son on social media. The proud father of three decided to blow Ifeanyi’s trumpet after the toddler was caught on video playing the piano with both hands. As seen in the video, Davido’s first son sat like a king as he skillfully blessed his fathers ears with good music. Bringing it to Instagram, Davido wrote, “my kids make me so happy”. Ifeanyi is Davido’s first son and first child with his ex fiancée, Chioma Rowland. They welcomed their son on the 20th of October, 2019. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Davido Global Updates (@davidoglobalupdates)

Chike Surprises His Manager With A Benz Car

Nigerian singer, songwriter and actor Chike-Ezekpeazu Osebuka, popularly known by his stage name Chike, has set tongues wagging, especially that of managers after he surprised him with a brand new Mercedes Benz. The Boo of the Booless gifted his manager, Ogagus a brand new car to celebrate his birthday as well as appreciation for his good work. Chike shared a clip of his manager, smiling widely as he received the car gift via his IG account. Ogagus took to Twitter to thank his talent. He showered well deserved praises on Chike and prayed for continuous success. Ogagus also surprised Twitter users with his post. He disclosed that he is not a fan of sleek whip, but Chike has decided to emotionally stress him (in a good way) with his gift. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Instablog9ja (@instablog9ja) Ogagus celebrated his birthday two days ago, August 3rd, Chike wished stating that; ‘This my journey for hard without you‘. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Chiké (@officialchike)

Davido's DJ, Ecool is Officially a Dad!

Ebianga Ikpeme, porpularly known as DJ Ecool, the official disc jockey for Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) boss, Davido is officially a dad! The singer and disc jockey announced that he and his partner, Joyce Mulbah recently gave birth to a daughter. He let his followers in on the happy news via an Instagram picture of their adorable daughter beside a board with her name and the weight inscribed on it. “Few weeks ago, God came through with a MAJOR gift!”, he shared, “Mekhai Agnes Ikpeme!! Daddy & Mommy love you sooo much. Welcome to @mekhaisworld !!! Y’all follow my baby girl.” The mum also took to her Instagram page to share the happy news with the caption: and just like that..She is the exclamation point in the happiest sentence we could ever write 💗 Welcome to the world my baby love. We love you soooo much! Mekhai Agnes Ikpeme 7.12.2021 7lbs 9oz View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝙀𝘾𝙊𝙊𝙇 (@ecoolofficial) The couple first revealed they were expecting a baby girl in May. Congratulations!

Bella Shmurda Sued by Record Label for Breach of Contract

One Word Global Records Limited has filed a copyright infringement suit against fast-rising singer, Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed, popularly known as Bella Shmurda. One Word Global Records Limited claim Shmurda has been has been releasing, publishing, distributing, and promoting songs and videos without its knowledge and authority. According to the label, this is in violation of the terms of the singer’s contract. Bella Shmurda is reported to have a contract with the label set to expire sometime in 2022. While his contract with One Word Global Records Limited still subsists, Shmurda has also gone on to announce that he has signed to another record label, Dangbana Republik. He has also been collaborating with other artistes without the label’s consent. he label also claims the Singer has failed to remit the royalties from the songs he’s released under the label. In the Originating process filed by One Word Global Records, the label now claims ownership of the name, “Bella Shmurda”. The record label also claim copyright in all music and recordings released under or in connection with the name. They’re asking the court to restrain Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed from using the name and performing under it. Furthermore, they’re also seeking damages to the sum of N200 million for the breach of the Contract. The label’s CEO, Prince Nkem Onyenwenu, claims all efforts to get Shmurda to listen to reason have proved abortive. He also threatened to take similar actions against any person or organisations who “aids, assists or partakes in the violation of its trademark in the name and its copyright in the musical works released under the name”. Earlier this year, Bella Shmurda was nominated for the Next Rated award at the 2021 edition of the Headies. However, the award went to Omah Lay.

Cuppy's Pink Penthouse to Feature on #MTVCribs

Nigerian singer, disc jockey, and Music Producer Florence Otedola also known as Dj Cuppy is going to take the popular show, MTV Cribs through her Pink Penthouse. Cuppy's Pink Penthouse is her apartment which is located in high-brow London and will be the center of the MTV Cribs on Monday. The singer revealed this new appearance via her Instagram page on Friday, the 30th of July 2021. MTV Cribs is a show that spotlights celebrities and how they live in their natural habitat. Cuppy, being the latest guest will take them through her famous Pink Penthouse, on the episode which will be aired on Monday, the 2nd of August 2021. She wrote on Instagram: Catch my #MTVCribs at 8pm on August 2nd! 💒💕 Are you ready for a full tour of the #PinkPenthouse? Cuppy revealed recently that she was working with Donaeo and the legendary producer brought her back to the studio after she took a break from music. Cuppy revealed that she had been nervous about making music, before linking up with the British legend. She explained that she had lost direction since dropping her debut album, and Donaeo dragged her back into the studio. We are happy Cuppy is back to her ever-lively self and can't wait for the Pink Penthouse to feature on MTV Cribs.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cuppy (@cuppymusic)

YemAlade Renders a Stellar Live Performance of "Empress" | a Must Watch

Decorated as the best performer for her generation, Yemi Alade lives up to the hype by releasing a live visual performance album of her last studio album “Empress”. Accorded as one of the best stage performers on the continent, Yemi Alade, flanked by her band, rendered a forty-three minute thrilling live performance of her album "Empress'. In a very aesthetic set, directed by Nigerian cinematographer Paul Gambit, Yemi Alade, with her band and dancers, delivered a live rendition of the entire Empress album, which was released in 2020. Watch the live performance below:

Davido Sacks His Longtime Logistics Manager Isreal DMW

Davido has Sacked His Loyal Aide & Road Hypeman, Isreal DMW. Israel Afeare was releaved of his duties following his recent comments on social media. News broke that Davido sacked Isreal DMW after he aired his opinion on the Hushpuppi and Abba Kyari gist. Israel DMW showed his support for Abba who is undergoing investigation for alleged bribery. Also, Israel dragged the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), asking them to provide evidence that Abba Kyari accepted bribe like they claimed he did via his Instagrram Page. According to a source, Davido’s decision to suspend him was taken following his recent posts. This is not the first time Isreal will be airing his view on controversial issues, however his stance on the Hushpuppi and Abba Kyari gist didn’t sit well with Davido. “He is on suspension because of the things he says on social media which always involves his boss because of the tag ‘Davido’s aide’. He has been asked not to come around or hang out with Davido. However, Isreal has promised to change,”. the source said.  Though Davido is yet to address the situation, he is no longer following Israel on Instagram.

Bella Shmurda Performs “Far Away” Live on Clout Studio

Bella Shmurda aka Fine Boy Bella performs his hit track “Far Away” off the 8-track EP “High Tension 2.0” live at the CLOUT Studio. Watch the video below:

Plantashun Boiz Burry The Hatchet At Sound Sultan's Memorial Concert

After years of been at logger-head, music artists 2Face Idibia and Blackface have reconciled, and buried the hatchet.  2Face (Innocent Idibia) and his old Plantashun Boiz label mate Blackface (Ahmedu Augustine Obiabo) fell out years ago when the latter accused the former of appropriating his song, African Queen. This incredible reunion and peacekeeping were made on the 24th of July at the memorial of Nigerian legendary artiste Sound Sultan, who passed on in the early days of July 2021 after being diagnosed with throat cancer. The defunct group made peace during Sound Sultan's elder brother, Eldee's tribute where he urged the members of the Plantashun Boiz to make peace while they're alive, as life can be fleeting. He encouraged them to act in the spirit of forgiveness, oneness, love, and all that Sound Sultan represents. He said: In the spirit of everything that sound sultan represents, this day makes the beginning of a new spirit of love, forgiveness, oneness, perfection in our hearts and may we leave an example to the world at large that no matter how bad it is, it can be made well, it can be made to be good. Thank you Sound Sultan, rest in peace. Watch The Video Below:

Esther Emerges Winner of #TheVoiceNigeria Season 3

Esther Benyeogo has emerged as the winner of the third season of “The Voice Nigeria“ after weeks of competing and showing off talent. The talented singer who was under #TeamDarey was pronounced winner at the grand finale on the 24th of July after going head to head with other talented contestants for the night including Naomi Mac, Dapo, Kpee, Eazzie. She will be going home with 10 million cash prize, a car, and a record deal with Universal Music Nigeria. Out of the 25 contestants, Naomi Mac, Esther, Dapo, Kitah, Kpee, and Eazzie made it to the final stage. So far, the show has aired 17 episodes, providing a continuous dose of amusement to its audience and fans throughout the world. Blind auditions were first, followed by knockouts, combat rounds, and ultimately live concerts. Check out her previous performances below:

Davido Performs Atlanta United's Pre-Match Ritual

Afrobeats heavyweight Davido is the first African Artist to perform MLS club, Atlanta United's pre-match ritual. The Atlanta born singer was invited to "hit the golden spike", a ritual which is done before games held at the Mercedez Benz Stadium by MLS team Atlanta United. Davido hit the golden spike before the club's game versus Columbus Crew which they won 1-0. Atlanta United shared a video of Davido performing their pre-game ritual via their Twitter page and captioned it: "Atlanta born. Nigeria Made 🇳🇬 Afrobeats artist @Davido is your Golden Spike Hitter🔥" The singer who is also an American citizen grew up in Atlanta and even went to school there before returning to Nigeria to kickstart his career. The DMW boss has a house for himself in Atlanta and goes there mostly whenever he's in the States. Last month, the afrobeats superstar went with Jamaican singer, Konshens to shoot a video for their new video, Boom Bang in Atlanta. Just recently, he retired to his house in Atlanta for a brief spell after the loss of his friend and associate, Obama DMW. Until his death last month, Obama was a close friend of the singer and has been with him for many years. Watch The Video Below: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Davido Global Updates (@davidoglobalupdates)

DMW's First Lady Unveils Title & Release Date For Upcoming EP

Davido Music Worldwide First lady, Liya has unveiled the title and release date for her upcoming music project.  DMW Head Huncho Davido took to his Instagram page to drop a snippet of a suspected video from the project, also revealing the title of the project to be "Alari" and it is slated to drop on July 30th, 2021. He wrote: Good things come to those who wait 🕊😇 @yes_liya .. ALARI JULY 30 "Alari" will be the Songstress debut EP. It is a 6-track project which also features label boss and Afrobeats poster-boy Davido. Liya already dropped a single title 'Melo' off the project, a groovy yet soothing afro-fusion tune that had her showcase her vocal brilliance.

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