Hot Gist: 2Baba Visits IDP Camps In Nigeria, Announces Stylplus’ Performance

he 3 Batallion troop fighting Boko Haram were excited to have Nigeria music legend, Tuface Idibia officially known as 2Baba visit them in Maiduguri, Borno state as he embarks on a project to help the internally displaced people. The African Queen crooner documented part of the journey on his Instagram stories as he shows the world how over 94,000 people are suffering in their own land as refugees which should definitely not be the case. In the various IDPs, some families are seen helpless while other families in some IDPs seems to…

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Hot Gist: Wizkid Explains Why ‘Sounds From The Other Side’ is not an album

Afro-pop singer, Wizkid, has revealed why his mixtape/EP ‘Sounds From The Other Side’ is not an album. The singer in an interview with Ibrahim Darden, an American radio presenter, popularly known as Ebro, Wizkid said he felt like making a “little record” and not an album. “It’s like a collaboration. Everyone calls it an album, but it’s like an EP. “Because it wasn’t like… When I decided to make it like a little record, a friend of mine came into the room with a business partner of his when I…

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Hot Gist: Kcee Is Not An Important Subject – HarrySong

Alterplate singer, Harrysong opens up about the ongoing lawsuit with 5 Star general, Kcee. The songwriter said he prefers to talk about his other project than talking about his former label mate. When asked about Kcee saying he got him, his first visa, Harry responded ‘He said he got me my first visa, who is dragging that with him?’ The father of twins added, ‘There are other things to talk about, I have an album concert coming up soon, AlterPlate just got launched, I just released my latest single and…

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Hot Gist: D’Banj Signs Mouth-Watering Deal With International Distribution Company

Nigerian pop singer, D’Banj has just scored himself another mouth-watering deal. D’Banj who is working on his ‘King Don Come’ album also confirms that the new deal will allow talented artists in Africa that are subscribers to the Creative Reality Entertainment Arts and Music Digital Platform (C.R.E.A.M.) to have access to global distribution through Capital Records, parent company of Priority Records; by DKM. While announcing the deal, he said “I am so humbled! A dream that started on paper has finally come to fruition. Africa is the future of the world.…

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Hot Gist: ALBUM REVIEW: Flavour – Ijele (The Traveler)

Flavour dropping another studio album has to be one of those many few things about the industry that makes one trip. Let’s state the facts; Flavour is majorly a high life artiste, who only started to enjoy a relationship with the afro popular genre of music not too long ago. Now, high life on the other hand is one helluva sweet music genre enjoyed by all but not particularly celebrated by sundry because of its classification in ethnicity. However, Flavour has succeeded in expanding frontiers, thereby pushing set limits to…

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ARTICLE: Top 5 Wizkid’s Songs With The Highest Views On YouTube

It cannot be argued that Wizkid is presently the biggest artiste in Africa, and that is because of how far he has worked his way from being just an artiste from Ojuelegba to the international star we now know him to be. The artiste is spitting hit tracks with different international collaborations and we just love every one of it, not just for its unique Wizkid’s sound, but for the afro originality that comes with it. That said, we will be looking at five songs from StarBoy that have got the…

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Hot Gist: Winning A Music Reality Show, Does Not Mean You Will ’Blow’ – Waje

Soul singer, Waje has weighed in on the ideology that winning a music reality show guarantees you to become a successful musician. During an interview with Hip tv, Waje said reality shows in Nigeria are different from that in other countries and that the system that works in our entertainment industry does not work in other countries. Waje, who is a judge on music reality show, The Voice Nigeria mentioned a few other artistes like Timi Dakolo and Omawumi who have enjoyed a smoothy ride to stardom after wining a…

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ARTICE: Ruggedman Pens Open Letter To Nigeria’s Information Minister

Ruggedman Pens Open Letter To Nigeria’s Information Minister OPEN LETTER TO THE MINISTER FOR INFORMATION Sir, You can not privatise what you do not own or have control over. Meet with real Nigerian entertainment stake holders and not people who have milked our entertainers with their platforms. Meet with the real stakeholders and discuss the way forward. Discuss how the Federal government can get involved with the Nigerian creative industry the right way. It is wrong to try to bully your way into the Nigerian entertainment industry you did nothing…

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Hot Gist: Timi Dakolo shares good old memories on his visit to Diobu, Port Harcourt.

“IT WASN’T ALWAYS LIKE THIS… ONCE UPON A TIME IT WAS THE OVERSIZE SHOE… SO YOU WOULD GROW INTO IT… THE “NO FOOD THIS EVENING…” THE MOSQUITO WAR AT NIGHT… THE “GO HOME YOU HAVEN’T PAID SCHOOL FEES…” THE “JUST MANAGE FOOD GO DEY WHEN YOU COME BACK FROM SCHOOL…” THE CONSTANT DODGING OF THE LANDLORD.. THE “NO CHRISTMAS DRESS THIS YEAR…” THE HUSTLE TO MEET UP WAEC FEE BEFORE DEADLINE… THE SANITATION FEE… THE “NO WORRY MY PIKIN E GO BETTER…” IN ALL I HAD THE MOST BEAUTIFUL FAMILY……

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Hot Gist: Full List of Nominees at 2017 African Entertainment Awards

African Entertainment Inc. proudly announces the highly anticipated list of nominee e of the African Entertainment (AE) Awards, happening on Saturday August 26, 2017 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre located at 222 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 3L9. Hosting the fifth edition of the awards ceremony is Frankie “Trixx” Agyemang, an African talent leading the comedy industry in Canada. Unveiling the theme for the 2017 AE Awards – “Rebranding Africa through Entertainment, the event promises to leave a lasting impression while celebrating Africa’s immense contribution to the entertainment industry across…

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