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DJ Cuppy: Nicki Minaj Inspired My love for Pink
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DJ Cuppy: Nicki Minaj Inspired My love for Pink

Florence Otedola popularly known as DJ Cuppy has explained the reason for her obsession with the colour pink. See Also: Ice Prince Released from Prison after Meeting Bail Demands The female Disc jockey said her love for pink came about when American female rapper, Nicki Minaj released her debut video for “Massive Attack”, in 2010. Cuppy said she had not seen anything like it before hence her obsession with the colour, pink. Cuppy tweeted: “I’ve never actually explained how I fell in love with the colour pink: well it was when Nicki did her debut video for “Massive Attack”. I had never seen anything like it. “12 years later and Nicki is still my biggest inspo. There would be no Cuppy without @NickiMinaj.” Source: The Nation
Ice Prince Released from Prison after Meeting Bail Demands
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Ice Prince Released from Prison after Meeting Bail Demands

Nigerian rapper, Panshak Henry Zamani, popularly known by his stage name Ice Prince has been released from prison. See Also: Ice Prince Arrested for Abducting and Assaulting Police Officer Recall that African News Today reported that Ice prince was arrested for kidnapping and assaulting a police officer after he was pulled over at 3 am for driving without license plates. He was later remanded at Ikoyi Correctional Centre for the alleged crime. When charged with his crimes at the Magistrate Court in Ajah, Lagos state, he pleaded not guilty. Ice Prince was granted bail of N500,000 and asked to provide two sureties by Magistrate Taiwo Oyaniyi, He was released after meeting the bail conditions. Ice Prince informed his fans about his release from prison, he wrote on Twitt...
Ice Prince Arrested for Abducting and Assaulting Police Officer
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Ice Prince Arrested for Abducting and Assaulting Police Officer

Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince Zamani has been arrested for allegedly abducting and assaulting a police officer. Police Command Spokesperson, Ben Hudeyin, revealed via his official Twitter handle on Friday that the rapper abducted the officer after he was pulled over for driving without license plates. See Also: Wizkid Gifts N20million to Upcoming Singer Candybleakz “At 3 am today, @Iceprincezamani was stopped for driving without license plates." “He agreed to be taken to the station. He, thereafter, abducted the police officer in his car, assaulted him, and threatened to throw him in the river." “He has been arrested and would be arraigned today,” Hundeyin wrote. The rapper stole the limelight after releasing his single “Oleku” and he later won the 2009 Hennessy Artist...
Peter Okoye Gives Reason Why Opponents attack Peter Obi
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Peter Okoye Gives Reason Why Opponents attack Peter Obi

Peter Okoye of the duo music group, Psquare, has given his reason why other supporters can’t sell their presidential candidates without attacking the Labour Party’s presidential aspirant, Peter Obi. Peter says other opposing supporters attack Peter Obi because their candidates are bad market. See Also: Tonto Dikeh Abandons Nollywood, Chooses New Career Path He believes that attacking Peter Obi is the only way they can advertise their candidates. He stated this in a tweet on his Twitter page which reads: “Do you know why some people can’t sell their candidates without attacking Peter Obi? Because their candidates are bad market.” Source: Daily Post
Wizkid Gifts N20million to Upcoming Singer Candybleakz
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Wizkid Gifts N20million to Upcoming Singer Candybleakz

Grammy Award Winner and Afrobeats Superstar, Ayo Balogun, who is popularly known as Wizkid, has gifted N20 million to upcoming singer Candybleakz. The Singer revealed on her Twitter page that Wizkid had gifted her N20 million to support the shoot of her music video. See Also: Davido Commends Wizkid, Burna Boy for Clinching Grammy The ‘Tikuku’ singer via a video, thanked the Superstar for helping her support the shoot of her music video. “A very big thank you to Wizkid, Wizzy Baba nla. Wizkid just gave me 20 million Naira to use to shoot Tikuku remix. Make una help me thank Wizkid oh! God bless you Wizkid,” She said. Source: The Nation
Kizz Daniel Arrested Over Missing His Concert in Tanzania
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Kizz Daniel Arrested Over Missing His Concert in Tanzania

The Tanzanian police have arrested Nigerian Singer, Kizz Daniel after failing to show up at a concert he was scheduled to perform in the country. The “Buga” hit-singer was scheduled for a live performance at the Warehouse, Old Nextdoor Area in Tanzania on Sunday but failed to be in attendance on his show, the fans who were enraged by this act began to destroy properties in the arena as captured in a viral video. See Also: Davido Gifts a Lucky Female Fan N2 Million and His Sneakers (Video) In another video circulating on the internet, the 28-year-old was arrested and taken into a truck by the Tanzanian police. In the video, an angry fan was heard saying: “Kizz Daniel, you’ll go in for it. He’ll cause damage to this country. He must go in for it.” Source: The Nation ...
Cater Efe hits no.1 spot on Apple Music with debut Single
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Cater Efe hits no.1 spot on Apple Music with debut Single

Popular skit maker Cater Efe has hit the no.1 spot on the Apple Music Nigeria charts with his recently released debut single “Machala” The skit maker, who is a diehard Wizkid fan, released the hit track on Friday which topped the charts within two days of its release. See Also: I Studied At Four Universities Before Graduating – Mr Macaroni The member of the proclaimed fanbase of Wizkid known as Wizkid FC also bragged on his Instagram page about being the first skit maker and comedian to pull off the feat. He wrote on his Instagram page: “First comedian to top music chart in Nigeria, if e easy do am.” Source: The Nation
Offset Hints at Possible Collaboration with Burna Boy
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Offset Hints at Possible Collaboration with Burna Boy

Offset, an American rapper and member of rap trio the Migos hinted at the possibility of collaborating on a song with Nigerian music superstar, Burna Boy. A few weeks ago, the 30-year-old rapper commented on the comment section of an Instagram post by Burna Boy asking him to check his DM. See Also: Burna Boy: Afrofusion and Afrobeat are Not the Same The “Walk It Talk Talk” rapper gave the hint on his Instagram page of a possible collaboration with Burna boy when he replied a fan with “cooking it up” when the fan asked if he has a song with Burna boy. The rapper was in attendance at the listening party for Burna Boy's latest album “ Love Damini” which recently took place in the United States. Source: The Nation
Reactions as Asa performs “Fire on The Mountain” at The Unveiling of NNPC LTD
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Reactions as Asa performs “Fire on The Mountain” at The Unveiling of NNPC LTD

Nigerian singer, Asa, performed her once popular hit song “Fire on the Mountain” at the transitioning of the Nation National Petroleum Corporation to the Nigerian National Petroleum Limited Company, (NNPC LTD) exhibition. The performance of the singer’s 2007 hit track aroused reactions online, with the majority noting that the song refers to the leaders showing no concern about the welfare and development of the country. What drew the public attention was that President Muhammadu Buhari and other prominent leaders were present when Asa performed her song. See Also: NNPC To Nigerians: Avoid Panic Buying, We Have 1.7bn Litres Of Petrol In Stock Social media users praised the singer for her bravery in using the opportunity to address the leaders with the meaningful lyrics of ...
Davido Expresses Delight as Voters Refuse to Sell Their Votes
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Davido Expresses Delight as Voters Refuse to Sell Their Votes

Award-winning Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido expresses delight over voters' comportment during the Osun governorship election. The “Stand Strong” hit singer applauds the voters for rejecting pecuniary offers from vote buyers to sell their votes. See Also: Osun Elections: EFCC Deploy Operatives To Checkmate Vote Buying Davido described the action of the voters as hope for a better Nigeria. He made this statement known via a tweet on Twitter. Davido tweeted “People rejecting money being offered to them left n right of the state today … GREAT TO SEE … there is still hope for Nigeria,” Source: The Nation