Davido Goes Gaga, Buys Cars For His Team

Davido “We rise by lifting others…” is the statement made by pop act, Davido when he won Artiste Of The Year at the 2018 edition og The Headies. The statement was meant to reflect the reason he always has a pose around him. Now he’s going further by splurging on brand new automobiles for members of his “30 Billion Gang”. Not one to be unnecessarily modest, he shared images of one of his crew members, Aloma whom he just bought a Mercedez Benz. He went on to declare that he…

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DJ Cuppy, Billionaire Dad,Femi Otedola Encourage Nigerians To Vote As They Head To PU

DJ Cuppy an father, Femi Otedola head to polling unit As DJ Cuppy and her father, Femi Otedola, strolled out to their polling unit earlier today to perfom their civic function, the duo was also urging registered voters to go and exercise their franchise to help shape the future of Nigeria. [Instagram/cuppymusic] The pair revealed matching enthusiasm as they engaged in a father and daughter procession to cast their votes. In the clip shared on their Instagram profiles, the DJ prompted her billionaire dad for a comment as she tried…

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Asa To Headline 2019 MTN Bush Fire Festival

Asa Nigerian-French artiste, Asa Elemide will headline the 2019 MTN Bush Fire Festival taking place in Swaziland between May 24 and 26, 2019, organizers have said. Asa, who is famous for her work in Jazz, pop and indie pop, will grace the music festival’s stage with artistes from all over Africa. According to organisers, MTN Bushfire 2019 will continue to reflect the festival’s distinctly African ethos, with a strong focus on regional music, culture, and arts. Describing Asa and the reason behind her choice, organisers said: “Asa is known for…

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COSON Begins Payment Of Royalties Monday, Demands =N=150m Damages From Adversaries Over Frozen Accts.

Chief Tony Okoroji, COSON Chairman The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has concluded arrangements to commence the payment of royalties to eligible members from Monday, February 18, 2019. This is in fulfillment of its contractual obligations to right owners as well as carrying out its mandate as the best managed Collective Management Organisation (CMO) in the country. COSON Board Chairman, Chief Tony Okoroji, made the disclosure in a telephone exchange with www.beats-onit.com.ng on Sunday, February 17, 2019, pointing out that the process experienced an unprecedented delay on account of the…

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IGP, 2face Idibia Join To Advocate Peaceful Voting On Saturday

2face Idibia and IGP Mohammed Adamu The initiative, #VoteNotFight, aimed at encouraging violence-free and peaceful voting during the 2019 general elections has been taken to the office of the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu. 2face Idibia, who has been a protagonist of the project, made the stride captured in a video clip shared on the police’s Twitter on Thursday. On Saturday, February 16, 2019, voters are expected to visit polling centers located close to their residences to cast their votes. Strong sentiments from various political camps would appear as…

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MCSN Pledges Adherence To Proper CMO Regulation For Well-Being Of Music Industry

Director-General, NCC, Mr. John Asein flanked by (L-R) CEO MCSN, Mayo Ayilaran; Chairman MCSN, Pupa Orits Williki and General Manager, MCSN, Mr.Louis Udoh during the visit of MCSN officials to the Commission Headquarters, Abuja The Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (MCSN) has indicated its commitment to partnering with the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) for proper regulation of collective management organisations (CMOs) in the interest of right owners and the development of the creative industry. A statement issued by the Commission’ss Director, Public Affairs, Mr. Vincent A. Oyefeso, on Thursday, informed…

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Music Stakeholders, Copyright Commission Collaborate On Creative Industries Growth

At a music stakeholders’ meeting,DG, NCC, Mr. John Asein (M) addressingRegional Coordinator, IFPI, Mr. Rob Hooijer(4th L); and(Left-Right)Director, Prosecution, NCC, Mr. Obi Ezeilo; representative of Universal Music Nigeria, IsiomaIdigbe; Mr. MichaelUgwu, of Sony Music Entertainment; Director, Legal Services, NCC, Abdul Ter Kohol Esq; Director, Finance and Accounts, Mr. Mark Obasi; Director, Administration, Dr. IdowuOgunkuade; Director, Regulatory, Mr. BitrusDauda; Director, Planning Research and Statistics, Mr. Mike Akpan Development partners and other stakeholders in the music industry have expressed their interest in collaborating with the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) for effective regulation…

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Stop Joking With People’s lives, Wizkid Tells Politicians Ahead Of Polls

Wizkid Singer, Wizkid has called on politicians across the country ahead of the general elections to desist from taking the people’s lives for jokes. Wizkid is the latest celebrity to air his views ahead of the forthcoming general elections and his advising politicians. The music star made this known via his Snapchat page on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. According to him, voters should not be influenced by people who have already collected money from politicians. Wrote he: “Don’t let anybody wen don collect money influence ur vote to tell u…

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Female Acts, Rap Tunes Win Big @ The Grammy Awards

Drake  Women returned at the Grammys on Sunday as female acts won album of the year and best new artist, while rap also triumphed, with Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” becoming the first rap-based song to win record and song of the year. Kacey Musgraves’ “Golden Hour” picked up album of the year, and Dua Lipa won best new artist. “I don’t even know what to say,” Musgraves said. “I am very thankful. Winning doesn’t make my album any better than anybody else in that category.” Gambino was the night’s…

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Quality Sound: Music Research Is Must For Artistes – Label Boss

The need to conduct musical research for originality, by artistes in the music industry to enhance resourcefulness and versatility for it to match other sectors of the economy was on Friday empasised by GMG Records Label. The labels Chief Executive Officer, Right Bright, made this known in Lagos, stating that only research could birth a unique sound. According to Bright, all record labels should key into this aspect of the industry that is being neglected and because it is neglected, it gives room for substandard rhythms. He said that good…

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