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Chiké's Boo of the Booless is a "Perfect Album" : Fans

'Boo of the Booless' the debut album by Nigerian singer and Actor Chike-Ezekpeazu Osebuka, popularly known by his stage name Chiké is currently one of the hot trending topics on Twitter. Chiké rose to fame after participating in the Nigerian reality competition Project Fame West Africa and finishing in second place on Season 1 of The Voice Nigeria.  A tweet from the Twitter account @Genius on the 14th of April asked fans to name a perfect album and the replies to the tweet saw Nigerians mentioning Chiké's 'Boo of the Booless' as a ‘perfect album’. The responses led to the beginning of conversations online regarding the album and it's now one of the trending topics on Twitter NG. 'Boo of the Booless' was released on the 14th of February 2020. It consists of 14 tracks and features top acts like MI, Zoro and Ric Hassani. Since #BoooftheBooless became a trending topic, Twitter NG users have been airing their views on the album. See their tweets below: name a perfect album — Genius (@Genius) April 14, 2021 el View more tweets below: Download Full Album Here Share your opinion regarding the album in the comment section below:

Davido Earns €50,000 (EUR)From Youtube Monthly

YouTube a Google owned online video platform and the second most-visited website in the World pays Davido everyday with an estimated earnings based on views, engagement, advert views. Even if the Afrobeats superstar doesn't post any video, he still earns daily. In the report he's said to be earning not less than €5.1k to a range of €81.7k That's to say he earns like €50k monthly, that's about 26million naira. That's steady bank alerts for OBO. Source: Social Blade Statistics.

Google Honours Music Legend Oliver De Coque On His 74th Posthumous Birthday

Legendary Nigerian highlife Maestro and Guitarist, Oliver De Coque, has been honoured with a Doodle to posthumously mark his 74th birthday. Oliver de Coque, is one of Africa’s most prolific recording artists of all time. The Doodle, created by Lagos-based graphic artist and illustrator Ohab TBJ, pays tribute to the guitarist who died in June 2008 at 61 following a heart attack. The creative inspiration was drawn from De Coque’s love for the guitar, his energetic performance style, his unique music brand, and his love of tradition and culture. Ohab TBJ revealed an image of his work via his Instagram handle on the 14th of April. The Lagos based artist expressed his excitement regarding handling the Google doodle illustration via a social media post; View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ohab TBJ (@ohabtbj) Born on the 14th of April, 1947 in the small town of Ezinifite in southern Nigeria, De Coque (whose birth name was Oliver Sunday Akanite) first took up the guitar at a young age. As a teenager, he studied the traditional Igbo music of the region alongside Congolese soukous.  Serving an apprenticeship with juju stars Sunny Agaga and Jacob Oluwale, he was a star by his late teens. Oliver is also considered as the most flamboyant Igbo musician. Oliver de coque married four wives and he is a father of twelve children. He died of heart attack on the 20th of June 2008.

Tems Stirs Up The Internet With Sexy Bikini Photos

Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer Temilade Openiyi, better known as Tems, as given fans something to talk about. The alte singer served us racy bikini pictures. Tems showed off her banging body in a black Bikini and fans couldn’t handle the hotness she was serving as they trooped to social media to react. View the bikini photos below: Omo na tems o😭 pic.twitter.com/JRo3sGFdDD — Mask Elon (@emmanajibyke) April 12, 2021 🧘‍♀️🧘‍♀️🧎🏽🧎🏽🧎🏽🧎🏽🧎🏽 pic.twitter.com/tmECoDIoM8 — Sammy🌟 (@sammyconnect2) April 12, 2021 Omo see Tems 😭 pic.twitter.com/KBn20EJBQv — Tayo 🌧 (@mizzleverse) April 12, 2021 If you zoom and you be muslim go eat abeg — Manish (@only1manish_) April 13, 2021

South African Rapper AKA Loses Fiancée To Tragic Fall From Hotel Building

Nelli Tembe, the fiancée of South African rapper AKA, has died after falling from the 10th floor of a hotel building in Cape Town, South Africa. Details of her death are still sketchy but it is believed that Tembe fell from the 10th floor of the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in Central Cape Town on Sunday, April 11th, 2021. The family of Anele “Nelli” Tembe and AKA, whose real name is Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, confirmed the death in a joint statement issued on Sunday afternoon. Both families are in disbelief and still coming to terms with her death. This is coming two months after the AKA announced his engagement to Nelli Tembe. Our condolences goes to AKA and the Tembe family, from all of us at Dyesek.

Engr. Bad Boy Timz In The Building

Nigerian Afro singer Olorunyomi Oloruntimilehin, aka Bad Boy Timz has bagged a first degree in Computer Engineering from Bells University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. The "MJ Remix" crooner took to his Instagram page on the 10th of April to announce the good news to his fans and followers while sharing photos from his convocation ceremony. The singer was accompanied by his family to his graduation ceremony. The singer bagged a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering. He posted; View this post on Instagram A post shared by TIMZ - YOUNG F£LA (@badboytimz) His Bachelors degree follows securing his first Headies Award as the ‘2021 Rookie of The Year’ in February. The 24-year-old was announced the winner at the virtual award show after defeating four other nominees, including Olakira, Jamopyper, Alpha P, and Zinoleesky, to clinch the title. He had won the City People Music Award for Best New Act of the Year in 2020. To his credit are hit songs like ‘Have Fun’ and ‘MJ’ featuring DMW’s Mayorkun.

Ric Hassani Set To Release The Deluxe Edition Of His Album 'The Prince I Became'

Nigerian singer and song writer, Ric Hassani is set to release the deluxe edition of his much talked about album ‘The Prince I Became’. The "Thunder Fire You crooner" posted details of the forthcoming deluxe edition of his recently released album on his Instagram handle. He announced that the deluxe edition which consists of 16 new songs will be out on the 30th of April, 2021. He also shared the cover artwork and track list for the album which features the likes of Waje, Ajebo Hustlers, Peruzzi and Reekado Banks.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ric Hassani (@richassani)

American Rapper DMX Dies At 50

American veteran rapper DMX has died. The rapper was hospitalized on April 2 after suffering an apparent drug overdose and subsequent heart attack at his home in White Plains, New York. He was 50 years old. DMX’s family issued the following statement via the press representative: "We are deeply saddened to announce today April 9th, 2021, that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days. Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end. He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him. Earl’s music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever. We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibly difficult time. Please respect our privacy as we grieve the loss of our brother, father, uncle and the man the world knew as DMX. We will share information about his memorial service once details are finalized." Born Earl Simmons in Mount Vernon, New York, DMX spent much of his early life in Yonkers, New York. He experienced a turbulent childhood, growing up in an abusive household and spending time in boys’ homes and, later, juvenile institutions. It was during his time at one of those boys’ homes that he started writing music, eventually linking up with producer Ready Ron. DMX’s signature raspy growl—partially caused by a lifelong struggle with bronchial asthma—made his songs instantly recognizable. He broke into the wider music industry at large after The Source featured him in its “Unsigned Hype” column. The following year, he signed to Columbia’s Ruffhouse imprint, though he was dropped after a pair of singles. After some years of promo tracks and guest spots, he was signed to Def Jam, setting him up for his breakout projects: It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot and Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood, both of which arrived in 1998. His 1999 album ...And Then There Was X went multi-platinum off the success of the singles “Party Up” and “What’s My Name.” In addition to his slew of hits, DMX also became a film star, appearing in Romeo Must Die (alongside Aaliyah), Exit Wounds, Cradle 2 the Grave, and more. His last album Undisputed was issued in 2012. He released his most recent single “Bain Iz Back” at the beginning of 2017. DMX was open about his struggles with addiction, as well as the time he spent incarcerated. In 2018, he was sentenced to a year in prison for tax evasion. Following his release in early 2019, the rapper re-signed with Def Jam and was readying an album with multiple high profile features. In September of that year, he told GQ that he didn’t have any reservations about making new music. “The standard that I hold myself to is the same: Better than everything I hear,” he said. Months after a landmark VERZUZ appearance with Snoop Dogg, DMX discussed addiction with rapper Talib Kweli in an emotional late 2020 interview on the latter’s podcast, People’s Party With Talib Kweli. “Drugs were a symptom of a bigger problem,” he told Kweli. “There were things that I went through in my childhood where I just blocked it out—but there’s only so much you can block out before you run out of space,” he said. “I really didn’t have anybody to talk to about it. So often talking about your problems is viewed as a sign of weakness. When it’s actually one of the bravest things you can do.” Since the late rapper’s death was announced, celebrities and fans have been paying tribute to him on social media. See below tributes from  fans and celebrities: RIP DMX. Thank you for being the soundtrack of my childhood. — Burna Boy (@burnaboy) April 9, 2021 DMX performed in Abuja in 2004. Wild day that was!!! — Ebuka Obi-Uchendu (@Ebuka) April 9, 2021 RIP DMX. Thank you for them amazing records, you rocked my teen days, YOU ROCK D M X — DJ Neptune #Greatness (@deejayneptune) April 9, 2021 Rest in Power 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/6raGA4HCQ5 — Janet Jackson (@JanetJackson) April 9, 2021 Our thoughts and prayers are with DMX and his family during this difficult time.

Ghanaian Singer Gyakie Signs Record Deal With Sony Music/RCA Records UK

American global music company, Sony Music Entertainment has signed a record deal with fast-rising Ghanaian singer Jacqueline Acheampong known professionally as Gyakie. This deal will allow for Gyakie’s songs to be marketed on Sony Music Entertainment, RCA Records UK, and Sony Music Africa, which includes Sony Music West Africa as the home office, as well as Sony Music East and South Africa. these platforms and for Sony Music to push her songs into several markets. Meanwhile, she is still signed on to her local record label Flip The Music Entertainment which will be collaborating with Sony Music and its affiliates on this big journey. Taking to their Instagram to announce the signing, RCA UK posted “Incoming! Gyakie is now part of the RCA UK family!” View this post on Instagram A post shared by RCA Label Group UK (@rcalabelgroupuk) Gyakie took to Twitter to announce her joy after securing this deal on Twitter: “I am excited to join RCA/Sony Music International with my label Flip the Music on my journey to become a global superstar”, Gyakie told Ghanaian based music channel 4syte TV.  Flip the Music President and founder Emmanuel ‘electro mirror’ Sedo added “We are thrilled to join the Sony Music family. Gyakie has become a superstar in African music scene and thus the reason for this partnership to propel her to the international music scene. We are eager for the journey ahead.” Major Announcement 🏆@RCALabelGroupUK @[email protected] @FlipTheMusic_ I’m so excited to be a part of the family ❤ï¸ÂðŸ‡¬ðŸ‡­ Ghana Music to the World 🌍 pic.twitter.com/xh2OrjmSxI — JACKIE ACHEAMPONG (@Gyakie_) March 23, 2021 Gyakie is the daughter of Ghanaian highlife legend, Nana Acheampong of the iconic Lumba Brothers, her musical origins run deep.

Meet WiseKid, The Artiste Who Scammed "Made in Lagos" of Millions of Streams

Wizkid is one of Africa's biggest music export. The singer just won a Grammy for the Best Music Video, for his role in 'Brown Skin Girl', Beyonce's 2019 hit song. A collabo with him will be enough to catapult any struggling artist to instant fame.  Meet the upcoming artist that found a shortcut to benefit from the superstar’s global fame: "Wisekid".  About six months ago, an upcoming artist identified as Nathaniel started creating social media profiles under the pseudonym @WiseKidAya. He was deliberately infringing on the WizKid Ayo brand name, he did not stop there. He created a replica of Wizkid’s Made in Lagos album and uploaded it to music platforms and he started cashing out almost N30 million a month in streams and sales revenue being shared with him. He called his own version of Made in Lagos, Lasgidi Made, and most streamers either didn’t notice the difference or clicked on his album in error. As a result of Wizkid’s popularity, Wisekid was able to garner more than 9 million plays per month from 130k daily listeners. All seemed to be going well for wisekid until he started bragging about his popularity on social media, that was when he caught people’s attention who described him as a scammer. Wisekid’s account has since been deleted on Twitter, and his streaming accounts have also been deleted for copyright violation. Music lovers and fans of Wizkid are beginning to ask how this was allowed to happen by streaming companies who allowed copyright materials on their platforms for months and even made payments without the necessary verifications. This guy is an artist scamming off Wizkid’s name and albums. He made a replica of Made in Lagos and uploaded it to music platforms and the streams and sales are being shared to him too. He came to brag about it. pic.twitter.com/LstetQz820 — Chemical Brother 👌 (@chemicalbrodar) April 6, 2021 Following backlash from Wizkid fans, Wisekid’s distribution company, Freeme Digital, put up a statement claiming ignorance of Wisekid's dubious act but have now deleted the statement. 

“I Forgot I had A Song With Wizkid”- Reekado Banks

Nigerian Singer and song writer Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon, better known by his stage name Reekado Banks,  threw shade at Wizkid in a recent interview with F Word Magazine.  The 'Rora' singer took a direct swipe at Starboy. When asked by the Interviewer why he didn’t include his song with Wizkid in his ‘Off the Record‘  album released late last year, Reekado Banks bluntly said he forgot about the song. “Cos I forgot about it. I don’t know what that is man. But yeah, the Wizkid one I totally forgot about it already. And the Burna Boy one was… I don’t know that time, I thought it was going to be fun to, you know, get on and just vibe like everybody else was but obviously, he wasn’t having it and he made it clear. And now we’ve moved past that. And it’s just fine.” You would recall how Wizkid and Reekado Banks aggressively dragged each other on Twitter. It all began when Wizkid blasted Reekado Banks for announcing their song, 'Omo Olomo' amidst the #EndSars Protest.

Don Jazzy’s Mother & Ex-Wife Reacts To His Marriage Revelation

Following Don Jazzy’s shocking revelation about his failed marriage on saturday April 3rd 2021 via is Instagram page, his ex-wife, Michelle Jackson, and his mum have reacted to the revelation. View this post on Instagram A post shared by ITS DON JAZZY AGAIN 😎 (@donjazzy) Don Jazzy’s ex-wife, Michelle Jackson has finally reacted to the controversial news of her marriage to the ace producer. Michelle penned a heartfelt appreciation message to Nigerians. “Thank you so very much for the intense ?  you have shown me, along with your beautiful messages, my inbox is flooded right now, and my heart is full I appreciate you. Thank you also to my wonderful friends and family who have been loyal all these years. Last but not least thank you @donjazzy for your kind expressions and to the rest of my extended family for keeping me under your wing and loving me just the same.  Have a Blessed Sunday One love” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Michelle Jackson |Model|Writer (@yarnstaswitch) Don Jazzy’s Mum via her Instagram handle (@indianpicolo) thanked her son's  ex-wife, Michelle Jackson and in return, she thanked his mum also. See their conversation below; After Don Jazzy revealed he got married 18 years ago to the model and writer, Michelle Jackson. and also talked about his divorce 2 years later after he chose his career over his marriage. Nigerians stormed Michelle’s page to flood her with messages and also demand for Don Jazzy’s alleged son from her.

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