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Zlatan Ibile Reveals How Olamide Support Him When He Was Nobody

Nigerian ace singer Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael, known professionally as Zlatan Ibile has revealed that rap legend Olamide has been a huge support to him since the start of his music career.

He said that he met Olamide in 2017 and often begged for assistance as a struggling singer, adding that he appreciated how the Melo Melo crooner communicated with him on social media.

Speaking during the Tea with Taymesan Podcast, Zlatan said The YBNL boss was the first person that gave him the boost his career needed.

He said that he was originally signed to an unpopular record label, but when he featured Oritse Femi, Olamide acknowledged his efforts and decided to reach out.

The “Lagos Anthem” hit-maker explained how the YBNL owner called him and showed up to his music video shoot, after which Olamide was promoting him on the internet, and his life changed from that moment forward.

The “Zanku” record label boss said another exciting moment for him was when Davido posted a video of him and Ecool vibing to his song.

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Burna Boy Reveals What To Expect On His Forthcoming Album

Nigerian singer, songwriter and performer Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, known professionally as Burna Boy, has revealed what fans should expect from his upcoming album “Love Damini”.

The proclaimed African Giant gave a glimpse of what his upcoming project “Love Damini” would be about.

The Grammy Award-winning artist is set to release his seventh studio album on his birthday, July 2nd, 2022 which is titled “Love Damini,”.

Speaking with a media personality on the red carpet of the just concluded Billboard Awards, the international star opened up about what is expected of the project.

According to The African Giant, the bodywork will paint a picture of his lifestyle on his birthday; the reflection, excitement, and back to being sober.

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Kizz Daniel’s Buga Becomes Most Shazamed Song In The World

Singer, Kizz Daniel’s latest song, Buga, featuring ace producer and singer Tekno, has just hit another milestone, becoming the most shazamed song in the world.

The afro-fusion groovy music, which has risen to the top of the charts in fifteen countries, has reached a shazam milestone.

The song, which was produced by talented beatmaker, Blaise Beatz, became the number one song on the Apple Music Top 100 in Nigeria just three days after its release.

On May 16th 2022, The song has become the Apple Music number one song in fifteen different countries in Africa.

To add to the song’s accomplishments, it has officially become the most shazamed music in the world, with a total of 610,935 shazams.

Sharing the news, Kizz Daniel dropped an image of the achievement alongside the caption;

No1 Most Shazam Song in the world #BUGA🦚🦚 @shazam #1 song (15)(countries)🙏🏽 #BUGA 🦚🦚 Big love to everyone streaming ‼️🥵GLASGOW ON FRIDAY & BIRMINGHAM ON SATURDAY 🔥🔥

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Burna Boy Makes History With Billboard Music, Grammy, BRITS Award Performances

Burna Boy is steadily creating a legacy that many Artists in the African music scene won’t be able to beat as he is now a favourite of international award shows like Grammy, Billboard Music Awards, BRITS and the rest.

The singer delivered a spectacular performance at the 2022 Billboard Awards in MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Odogwu got fans grooving to his new single, the Toni Braxton-sampling “Last Last,” and the dub-flavoured, laid-back single “Kilometer” from 2021.

Burna Boy wore a stylishly flayed black suit jacket and shorts compliments of his stylist sister, Romani as he wowed the crowd.

The African Giant is the first Nigerian artist to perform at a Billboard Award Show, which should thrill everyone asking why his appearance is noteworthy.

Even Wizkid, who has been nominated numerous times and has won two Billboard awards, did not perform on the Billboard stage.

Burna Boy shared the stage with Diddy, Becky G, Silk Sonic, Megan the Stallion, Bryson, and Machine Gun Kelly.

He has also become the first African artist to perform at The Grammys, Billboard Music Awards, BRIT Awards and BET Hip Hop Awards.

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Burna Boy Reveals Why He Discarded A Full Album To Record African Giant

The Nigerian Grammy Award-winning artist Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, known professionally as Burna Boy, has revealed why he discarded a full album to record his 2019 African Giant project.

He also disclosed that he recorded the African Giant album because he felt insulted by the Coachella incident of 2019.

Recall that in 2019, he was listed among the artists scheduled to perform at Coachella that year, but his name was written in small characters and he had difficulties finding it.

During an interview on Billboard’s Music Con, he stated that he started calling himself African Giant after that controversial moment and went ahead to make the Grammy-winning album.

The ‘Ye’ crooner, said that he had another album ready to be released that period, but he dumped it.

He added that the Coachella incident motivated him to record the African Giant from the scratch and that if the incident had not occurred, he would have released the other album.

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Skales Reveals Why Banky W Said Wizkid And Him Are His Retirement Plan

Nigerian singer, Raoul John Njeng Njeng, better known as Skales, explained what Banky W meant when he said he described him and Wizkid as his retirement plan.

When Banky first introduced Skales and Big Wiz to the public in 2010, he stated that they were his retirement plan because they were his new signees at the moment.

During a recent interview on the IONWANNATALK Podcast, the host questioned him about the controversial and unacceptable EME boss statement.

However, Skales said that he did not see anything wrong with what the record label boss said.

He defended Banky by saying that it was just a phrase that he used to inform people that he made a positive investment by signing both of them.

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Kendrick Lamar Storms Ghana, Links Up With Black Sherif

Kendrick Lamar has arrived in Ghana and appears to be having a wonderful time.

Upon his arrival in Ghana, Kendrick Larma, an American rapper, met with the current rave sensation, Black Sherif. In the meantime, a video of the two of them hugging and laughing together has appeared on YouTube.

Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, the American rapper’s latest album, was met with both critical acclaim and skepticism when it was released earlier this month.

The rapper uses the country’s public transportation system to promote his album, in partnership with Spotify.

Follows Lamar’s Pulitzer-winning album Damn, which was released in 2017. Black Panther’s soundtrack is one of his most recent accomplishments; he has also been nominated for an Oscar for his work on the soundtrack.

Meanwhile, some reactions trailed the promotions given to the album in Ghana.

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“Next One Is Bloody”- Davido Hints On Another Collab With Pheelz

Nigerian Singer, Davido and his new partner in music Pheelz are just getting started with their collaboration.

The DMW Label recently dropped his highly anticipated debut of the year, “Stand Strong” which features Choral group, The Sample and was produced by Pheelz.

The song which has been making waves all over social media has beaten other songs to top the Apple Music chart.

However, Davido informed his fans that he wasn’t done as he and Pheelz another on the way. According to him, the next song will be bloody and even better than “Stand Strong“.

In his words;

“Enjoy stand strong !!! But the next one is BLOODY!!!!! @Pheelzonthebeat again! 😀😀😀😎🌏”

Pheelz on his instagrm also stated the same same thing writing;

“Omo Ope stand strong I just wan dey ….🔥 @davido we made Magic ✨
p.s this is Part 1, Watch out for Part 2. 😫”

 

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In addition, Davido is working on his studio album and there is a possibility that the “Finesse” crooner will do some contributions to the project.

In another tweet, Davido revealed that his only goals right now are to make music, take care of his kids, friends and family and live life.

He also promised fans that his incoming album will the one for them.

“Rn I just wanna make good music ,take care of my kids , friends and family ! And just LIVE LIFE! This next album is the 1 …🤞🏾🌏❤️🥹”

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Burna Boy Shares The Story Behind His New Single “Last Last”

Burna Boy has retaliated against a blogger who compared his song to the work of other African artists.

He claims to have opened doors in Afrobeats that no other musician has ever been able to open.

His reply came after an Instagram blogger by the username @TheMixNaija posted a screenshot showing Davido’s latest release, “Stand Strong” topping the Apple Music chart whilst Kizz Daniel’s “Buga” and Burna Boy’s “Last last” were in No 2 and 3 respectively.

The blogger captioned the post with;

“Davido defeat and teach his junior colleague Burnaboy a serious lesson he will never forget after Burnaboy tries to go 1 on 1 with him”

Apparently, the statement must have gotten to the sight of Burna who took to the DM of the blogger to lash out at him for comparing his song.

The Grammy Award-winning singer wrote;

“Paid blog!!! Stop comparing my song to any Africa artist song!! I have been opening doors for afrobeat that could have never be opened!”.”

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Don Jazzy Hails Asake Following The Release Of “Palazzo”

Mavin Labe Boss, Don Jazzy has only good words to say about YBNL artist, Asake.

Asake recently caused another buzz following the release of his collaboration with DJ Spinall, titled “Palazzo.”

The song caused fans to take to social media to hail the young singer for his flow and lyric delivery.

Don Jazzy also took to Twitter to hail Asake, declaring the song a Jam.

Producer Sarz had taken to Twitter to write;

“Asake painted Palazzo… 🥵”

Don Baba J replied with;

“See Ehn I swear. Jam and half 🔥🔥🔥”

In another post, the Mavin Label boss who was blown by the song wrote;

“Asake’s flows >>>>>>> 🙌🏽🙌🏽”

Asake is steadily becoming one of the Industry’s favourites this year with the back to back hits he keeps releasing.

The singer started the year with “Omo Ope” which featured Olamide and dominated the airwaves.

Later, Olamide announced his signing into YBNL Label under which Asake released his self titled EP.

Sungba” which is off the project became to rule the airwaves prompting the release of a remix which featured Burna Boy and was also a commercial success.

In an interview on a Twitter area entitled #AfricaToTheWorld, YBNL’s newest signee Asake claimed that social media was instrumental in his meeting Olamide and securing a deal with him.

When Asake was asked about the relevance of social media to him as an artist, he explained that it was through social media that he met Baddo, who had heard his song “Mr. Money”.

The singer went on to say that since signing with YBNL, his life has taken a turn for the better, and that he can no longer do what he used to do as an individual, but that he is loving every minute of it since it is exactly what he wished for.

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Michelle Jackson Shares Why Her Marriage To Don Jazzy Failed

Michelle Jackson, a plus-size model, songwriter, and ex-wife of Mavins Records CEO Don Jazzy, has revealed why her marriage to him ended in divorce.

Michelle Jackson, who is now in Nigeria promoting her new album and making a comeback in the music industry, has given various press interviews.

Michelle told Naija FM 102.7 about her romantic relationship with the music mogul.

She claims she and Don Jazzy were married for two years before their relationship ended because he was too focused on his career.

Michelle revealed how she met the musician at a club where he was handing out flyers to promote his group.

She disclosed that when she looked at the flyer, she fell in love with the singer and a friend of hers and help her collect his number.

When she reached out to the singer, he paid her a visit at her home and the romance heated up from there.

She said,

“We were married for couple of years. Precisely, two years. I met him when he came to my house. Before then, I had seen him at a club where he was giving out flyers to promote his group.

When I saw the flyer, I liked him. I collected his phone number, he came visiting me in my house and that was were it all started”.

On her career, she said,“I am a singer, song writer, a make up artiste and plus size model. I started singing when I was 8 and I was in theatre for years. I sing R n B. My reason for coming to Nigeria is to feature upcoming artiste in my songs

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Burna Boy Reveals Why His Family Members Are On His Team

Nigerian Singer, Burna Boy has disclosed why his family members are important members of his team and why he keeps using them.

Burna Boy is the cover star for the latest issue of Billboard Magazine where he spoke about his global vision for Afrobeats.

The issue titled “BURNA BOY’S GLOBAL VISION: TAKING AFRO-FUSION TO THE NEXT LEVEL”, saw the Grammy award-winning singer speak on his upcoming sixth studio album ‘Love, Damini.’

“It’s a bit personal [because] it’s bringing you into my head on my birthday — when you turn 31 and ain’t got no kids, everything is going good and bad at the same time.⁠

“You reflect and then you get as lit as possible. Then you sleep and wake up and reflect again. I’m reflecting on everything — what I’m doing and what’s happening where I’m from. Where I’m from is a part of where I’m going.

Burna Boy further spoke on his plan to take his Afro-fusion music to the world’s biggest stages. Selling out Madison Square Garden was just the beginning.

“My dream venues, other than all the stadiums in the world, are unorthodox, like a theme park or a f–king train station. A concert in a big-ass train station, and there’s no trains and the whole tracks are filled with people. I just want to do weird s–t like that for my own pleasure.”

“It’s always been my vision to build a bridge between all Black people in all parts of the world through the music and performance. Music is the No. 1 messenger.”

When asked about why his family members make up the majority of his team, he revealed that it was because he trusts them more.

“It is better to stick with the devils you know”

He speaks in aphorisms, like (why he keeps family, including his sister and “momager” Bose Ogulu, on his team) and “I hope for the best and am prepared for the worst” (when he thinks about the future of the African continent).

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