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Exclusive Burundi, Best Life Music Is Hitting Again With Nkuyakuya Inft Mb Data

Best life Music is hitting again. They are known to never decieve their audience and now they are going to gift the public a song that is sure going to be rotating in their playlist. Featuring MB Data, an upcoming Burundian artist, the “NkuyaKuya” was made to be a hitsong and the video to be a romance of green nature and fashion. Audio produced by Amir, Video directed by Kent-P in Burundi – Bujumbura.

This should be the song that opened the year.

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Tubhani Muzik Replies Afia Schwarzenegger’s Comment About Paying Men For Sex

Controversial comedienne Valentina Nana Agyeiwaa aka Afia scwarzennegger made a wild revelation on Zionfelix’s uncut shown that she pay male prostitutes to satisfy her.

This revelation seems to have stirred most Ghanaians up and have gotten lots of people reacting to this.

One of those who have recently added their voices to this is our very own music gaint producers, TubhaniMuzik.

A video sighted by Dawuroo.com on instagram shows the producer reacting to Afia’s revelation in the affirmative.

According to TubhaniMuzik, Ghanaians should stop the hypocracy and face reality since most people of her caliber do same and come out washing off their hands proving innocent.

According to the producer, he agrees without fear to the revelation and feels it the best option to opt for in such situations.

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From Zero to Unimaginable; Success Stories of Ex-BBNaija Housemates

Season 4 of the hugely popular Big Brother Naija reality TV show is due back on our screens this year according to organizers of the show, MultiChoice Nigeria. In just three months since this was revealed, the show – and all that it represents – has generated a lot of excitement and frenzy among viewers who are anticipating the next stars that will emerge from this competition.

Speaking about stars: no matter what side of the divide you sit on, you will admit that BBNaija is a great talent factory where stars are made. By just becoming one of the housemates on the show, you can be propelled to heights unimagined and unlock doors to many opportunities. With the help of a ‘Big Brother’, ex-housemates achieve a boost in their career trajectories which would have hitherto taken years to achieve.

For instance, pre BBNaija season 3 Double Wahala, Tobi Bakre wasn’t a household name. It was in fact his older brother Femi Bakre, the founder of Kraks, a comedy brand with over 2 million followers across social media platforms, who had some level of popularity.

Tobi was a low-key guy who worked in a bank and took up photography as a ‘side hustle’. He was about your average Nigerian youth who had dreams of making it big and making his mark in the creative industry. Those hopes and dreams took a big leap when he went into the BBNaija house. Although he did not win, emerging second runner-up was in no way a small feat. He has since risen to become one of the most liked personalities in the Nigerian social media space recording a spike in followership by 450% since the show ended, as he revealed in an interview with The Guardian. In real life, his new-found fame fetched him some mouth-watering deals with big consumer brands including Unilever, Amstel Malta and Jumia. He has also taken up some acting gigs and is currently the star of one of Africa Magic’s shows, Hustle. Speaking on his time on Big Brother Naija, Tobi says it helped him discover some skills he was oblivious of such as being able to create things with his hands. “It (BBNaija) helped me recognize some of my talents actually not just to myself, but to the ever-growing audience. That kind of sets you on the path already”, he was quoted to have said in an interview.

When Cynthia Nwadiora aka Cee-C stepped on stage and made her way into the BBNaija Double Wahala house, no one envisaged the firebrand she would be! Cee-C was unarguably the most controversial of the lot and she didn’t care whose ox was gored as she made known her views and opinions on subject matters – and fellow housemates. After 85 eventful days in the house, she came in second place, missing the number one spot by a few votes. Cee-C, a lawyer, worked as an outdoor advertising practitioner and was relatively unknown before going into the BBNaija house. Today, not only does she have 1.4million followers (and counting) on Instagram, she has become a fashion influencer and has worked with brands like Nairabet, Amstel Malta, Huawei Mobile and House of Lunettes. She recently launched her sportswear line, Cegar, which has so far been a major hit among her fanbase. Hate her or love her, you cannot deny her presence in the social media influencer space. She reportedly charges an average of N500,000 to advertise for brands on social media and her followers which she refers to as ‘spartans’ make a good study of celebrity fan love and loyalty. She is forever grateful to the platform BBNaija presented because according to her, “I probably would have never gotten elsewhere!”.

In 2017, Uriel Oputa was an upcoming musician who needed the big platform that Big Brother Naija presented. During her time in the BBNaija See Gobbe house, Uriel was popular for her melodramatic yet entertaining diary sessions. After finishing in 9th position, Uriel bagged several endorsements and hosting gigs for some big brands such as Maggi, PayPorte, Pedini – Bosch Nigeria, Peak Milk etc. She currently has over 800 thousand followers on Instagram, a thriving wig business and is still a force to be reckoned with in the entertainment industry.

Perhaps the most fascinating thing about these ex-housemates is that none took the prize money home. They all dropped out of the competition at different stages and yet are celebrated successes in today’s pop culture. It goes without saying that the BBNaija platform is one that offers a plethora of opportunities. How well you maximize it is entirely your call!

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Seyi Shay Live At Biosdale Of Canary Wharf

Superstar Seyi Shay has had quite the thrilling career, experimenting with different styles and doing justice to all of it. She’s been off to a great start this year with two new brilliant videos recently released, and now a two-night residency at Biosdale of Canary Wharf, London, lined up.

Biosdale of Canary Wharf is one of London’s great traditional British restaurants dedicated to the finer things in life such as delicious food, fine wine, and whisky, set to the soundtrack of the best live blues, soul and jazz music from around the world. Great artistes like Melanie C, Brian McFadden, Rebecca Ferguson, and Horace Andy are some of the performers to have once held residencies at the 200-capacity venue.

On the nights of the 29th and 30th of May, Sheyi Shay will be playing intimate shows at the illustrious venue, delivering live performances of dancehall-infused afrobeat hits. Ticket offerings allow attendees to either enjoy dinner and the show, or simply get lost in the artiste’s enchanting performances and can be purchased here.

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7 super stylish ex-BBNaija housemates

As the fourth edition of BBNaija approaches, we take a look at housemates from the “See GoBBe” and “Double Wahala” editions who are style goals.

In no particular order we give you…
Bambam

Bambam wore one of the most memorable looks to the 2018 AMVCAs. Her style can be best described as sweet yet edgy. Both on and off the red carpet, elegance is one word that comes to mind when Bambam steps in. She has a certain air about her that exudes grace, and we love everything that she decides to put on.

T-boss

When she’s not glam’d up for a photoshoot. T-boss’ style is pretty laid back. Her idea of fashion is comfortable and classy. She never goes over the top with her clothes and she sure knows how to make a white tee and jeans work.

Tobi

Tobi has proven with his style that he can pull off anything. When it comes to fashion, Tobi is willing to experiment with cuts, colours, and prints. We can always count on Tobi to break in the most cutting-edge trends. One of his remarkable looks was his fit for the 2018 TFAA.

Marvis

If you poked your head into Marvis’ closet, you’d find it teeming with things like distressed jeans, crop tops, and loads of boots. This babe keeps it 100% edgy. For streetwear inspiration, look no further than her Instagram page.

Teddy A

TeddyA doesn’t just dress well, he has the physique to carry any outfit with the appropriate dose of swag. Maybe that’s why he’s becoming a regular on the runway. His style is casual but he makes effortless look real good!

Alex

If we could crown Alex, she would be the queen of versatility. You can try to define her style but you won’t succeed. One thing is sure though, with Alex, there’s always a wow factor; it’s never the regular. Whether it’s her hair colour or her sleeves, something extra must be involved. Guess that’s why she’s called Alex Unusual.

CeeC

Ceec’s style is chic and modern. Even when she decides she’s doing the classic black and white, she brings a modern spin to it. Ceec embraces both the classic and athleisure, so her style is equal parts fearless and fun.

Did your fave make the cut?

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2019 Already Looking Like A Great Year For Burna Boy, As Star Lager Unveils New Commercial

On Thursday, the 14th of March 2019, Burna Boy unveiled his new commercial with Star Lager Beer.

The commercial which is themed “come to the brighter side” shows the life of Burna Boy as a music superstar, seeing him in various elements; during a photo shoot and at a bar. The ad is also accompanied by a jingle composed and performed by Burna Boy.

As part of his role as the new ambassador of Star, the new campaign will also see Burna feature in the billboard ads.

Burna Boy has continued his remarkable success of 2018, releasing a new track – Dangote which has enjoyed massive airplay and widespread acclaim.

His unveil as Star’s first brand ambassador early this year, culminated a remarkable 12 months for the Afro-pop star in which had released the critically acclaimed “Outside” album as well as headline his own concert. Following these achievements, Burna has been touring Europe for his “Giant of Africa” concert, all whilst continuing to deliver great new music.

Speaking after the unveiling of the ad, Burna expressed his delight in Starring in his first commercial,

“I have never been much of an actor, so even though the cameras were on, what you see in this ad is me just being myself and celebrating the brighter side with Star. I’m thrilled to be part of the Star family and I can’t wait to partner with Star to create more magic and delight my fans.”

Burna Boy’s association with Star was unveiled on the 28th of January, 2019 at a private event in Lagos. This landmark relationship between Star and Burna will see him become the face of the brand, representing the brand across various forms of media.

Currently, Burna Boy is considered one of the biggest artists from Africa with impressive streaming numbers across Spotify, Apple music, Deezer and Youtube, making him one of the most bankable music superstars of his generation.

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Ex MBGN Ecowas Emmanuella Yaboh is raising eyebrows with her stunning birthday shoot.

The model who turned a year older yesterday took to the street in Lagos all dressed up in the popular yoruba traditional outfit “Agbada” to strike a pose for her birthday shoot and she looked absolutely gorgeous.

Emmanuella’s mystique was a combination of beauty, glamour and super creativity. Aside Modeling and pageantry, she also have an eye for entrepreneurship as she launched her footwear business on her birthday. The brand, Ella’s Print, will focus on mass production of quality shoes, sandals, slides and other leather products.

One of her birthday wishes and dream is to become a successful entrepreneur and a role model to the girl child as inspired by her Ngo “The girl power foundation”.

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Introducing Rose May Alaba: The Alaba Who Sings

Rose May Alaba was born on May 26th, 1994, in Austria. She grew up in Vienna with her Filipino mother, Gina, Nigerian father, George and her older brother David, a professional footballer who plays for the giant German football club, Bayern Munich. Her father George Alaba, who was popularly known as Inferno dropped a massive hit back in the 1990s titled “Wishes for all”. At the age of 8, she started taking piano lessons. After finishing elementary school, she took vocal lessons and began to find the passion for writing her own songs. Playing the piano wasn’t enough for her so she decided to learn how to play the guitar. Rose May later taught herself by the help of youtube how to play the guitar.

In 2011 she tried acting and took her chances by attending casting shows. She eventually joined a girl group called the BFFs. In 2013, the girl group decided to go their separate ways. Meanwhile, Rose May studied for 3 years at the acting school and successfully graduated.

In 2015 she released her first single “If all of this is you” as a solo artist. She had a rocky start, nevertheless, she took the time to figure out what kind of style she wants to have for the second single. One year later, she released her new single “Love me right” which was a totally different sound as she worked with another producer, Rodney Hunter, and it was a huge success – the fresh sound she brought to the table made it to the #1 on the Austrian iTunes Charts for almost 4 weeks.

In 2017, The Coca Cola asked Rose May to write the unified song “Can you feel it” for the Special Olympics World Games 2017.

As months went by Rose May started working on a new project with a Songwriter from Germany, named Menno Reyntjes. They wrote a song together titled “Take Your Time” produced by Boris Fleck.

Working with different artists and producers she discovered the love for afrobeats which led to her latest single where she collides pop music & afrobeats called “My Love (sabi o)”, produced by Adrian Louis & Sovida Beatz written by Rose May Alaba. She recently collaborated with Mayorkun and producer Kiddominant on her new single titled “50/50”, which went on to the top of Nigerian and on Nigerian iTunes Charts.

Rose May Alaba plans to release more singles in Nigeria this year with the aim of emulating Tiwa Savage and Seyi Shay who have come in from diaspora and made a name for themselves in the Nigerian entertainment scene.

TWITTER: @RoseMayAlaba
FACEBOOK: RoseMayMusic
INSTAGRAM: @RoseMayAlaba
WEBSITE: https://www.rose-may.com/

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Karen Obiwulu: The young sensational female Influencer making wavesin Nigeria.

Nigeria is indeed blessed with raw talents and until you discover one around you, you will never believe they exist.

Just like Folorunsho Alakija, the most Influencer/wealthiest woman in Nigeria who started her career as a fashion brand owner before making the leap to become the most successful female entrepreneur in Nigeria with over 20 numerous businesses to her name. Young female model Karen Obiwulu is fast rising and gradually carving a niche for herself in the ever competitive entrepreneurship-driven world.

The Anambra state born fashion enthusiast started out as brand ambassador for beauty makeup houses mostly around Lagos before making an enchanting stride to the realm of entrepreneurship where she set up her own business”karen brand” which focuses on advertising and promoting other brands.

Despite juggling from one lecture room to another as an undergraduate student of optometry in Abia State University, the young business tycoon still balance her schedules and remain one of the brightest talents in her department.

Unlike most other media influencers, she has a special way of carving her own stunt making it attractive enough to get wide attention. Her followership on social networks especially Instagram ‘Flyest_mz” has grown hugely and brands are almost stocking her with jobs.

She has since built for herself wealth of income and admiration both from far her and near. Recently in a chat with media houses, she revealed her plans to complete a house project she’s working on in Lagos, set up an office in a nice location in Lagos Island and employ more people that will be working with her.

Above all, she hope to become a successful entrepreneur and a role model to the youth especially the female ones who believe in the girl child dream.

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Femi Kuti, Alexandre Deniot Midem Ceo Call For Enhanced Quality Ofnigerian Music To Encourage Business Opportunities.

Eldest son of late Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Femi Kuti and CEO of MIDEM, Alexandre Deniot have jointly called for concerted efforts by industry stakeholders in Nigeria to ensure top quality content as a means to positioning the Nigerian music industry for greater business opportunities. They both took this position at the second (Lagos) edition of the MIDEM African Forum.

The event was attended by Music industry stakeholders, tech gurus, entertainment lawyers, talent managers , PR agencies , artistes and music lovers. The event lasted till 7:00 pm with two impactful panel discussions which addressed issues around the way forward for the African music industry as it continues to grow its presence all over the world.

A presentation was delivered by MIDEM CEO, Alexandre Deniot on the brand’s objectives and how it was working hand in hand with key players in the African music industry to strengthen the exchange between national and international executives and sectors in order to facilitate the structuring of high-potential markets.

The Panels:
The first Panel discussed “changing the narrative of African music on the global stage”. The speakers were Wale Davies, Yemisi falaye, Micheal Ugwu , Laverine Thomas and Waje Iruobe. They all shed light on the relevance of labels set up to deliver 360 deals with the evolution of independent artists and labels in Africa.

Right after the first Panel was a Q and A session by Buki Izeogu of BukiHQ MEDIA, with Efe Ogbeni of Stealth Management where he shared personal stories about how it all started for him, his journey so far, his relationship and working with Nigerian hip-hop act; Davido and other major clients, challenges he has had to face and how all the mistakes and experiences culminated in his success story.

The Second Panel followed with discussions around “charting a course for the African digital market”. The panelists broke down the importance of data in applying new tools and perspectives for music in a digital world. They went further to discuss ways to apply the tools and concepts to the music industry. The panelists were Thibaut Mulling, Tosin Sorinola, Oye Akindeinde, Bizzle Osikoya, Chidi Okeke and Kelvin Orifa.

Another engaging Q and A session with Taiye Aliyu of Effizie Records was conducted by Tokunbo Komolafe (ACAS LAW). He broke down the experiences he has faced on his journey thus far as a music executive and how he has been able to succeed. He also shared ways upcoming talent managers can become better and gave pointers on steps to take.

Attendees were later engaged in closed work group sessions which discussed and presented ideas towards building innovative business models (adopted to local realities), embracing tech and digital (to reach local and global audiences), structuring the local industry (regulation, building the value chain and a strong ecosystem) and capacity development (educating artistes, professionals and creating infrastructures).

Activities later moved to the Afrika Shrine, where Femi Kuti and Alexandre Deniot hosted a media parley and showcase of musical talent.

Notable figures of the day’s event included Taiye Aliyu, Rose May Alaba, Fliptyce, AnyikoPR (Kenya) , Efe Ogbeni, Godwin Tom Etc.

We can say that the Lagos Edition of The Midem African Forum was a huge success. It has put us in the right mindset on how we can individually and collectively change the narrative of African music in the global stage.

Panel 1 ; L-R Laverine Thomas, Wale Davies, Yemisi Falaye, Michael Ugwu, Waje Iruobe and Nosa Dag Aghayere

Panel 1 ; L-R Laverine Thomas, Wale Davies, Yemisi Falaye, Michael Ugwu, Waje iruobe and Nosa Dag Aghayere

Panel 2: L-R Chidi Okeke, Bizzle Osikoya , Oye Akideinde, Tosin Sorinola, Thibaut Mullings and Kelvin Orifa

Panel 2: L-R Chidi Okeke, Bizzle Osikoya , Oye Akideinde, Tosin Sorinola, Thibaut Mullings and Kelvin Orifa

Chidi Okeke Speaking

Bizzle Osikoya speaking

Oye Akideinde speaking

Cross section of guests

Rose May Alaba

Efe one and Bukola Izeogu

Guests at the African Music Forum

Nosa Dag Aghayere speaking

Cross section of participants at the event.

Guests at the event
Cross section of guests at the Midem African forum

Guests at the Midem African Forum

Guests at the Midem African Forum

CEO of MIDEM, Alexandre Deniot and Femi Kuti at the Midem press conference at the New African Shrine

CEO Of Midem Alexandre Deniot and Femi Kuti at the Midem press conference at the New African Shrine