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Seun Kuti Gets Grammy Nomination For Best World Music Album

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Seun Kuti, son of late Afrobeats Maestro, Fela Kuti, has been nominated for a Grammy Award. The list was published on Friday on the Grammy Awards' website. Seun Kuti was nominated for his album, 'Black Times', which was released on March 2, 2018.  According to the Grammy Awards website, the nomination for 'Best World Music Album' recognises "albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental World Music recordings". Seun Kuti was nominated alongside Bombino (Deran), Fatoumata Diawara (Fenfo), Soweto Gospel Choir (Freedom) and Yiddish Glory (The Lost Songs of World War II) for Best World Music Album. Entertainment News AddThis :  Featured Image :  Original Author :  SaharaReporters, New York Disable advertisements : Power

Reekado Banks Parts Ways With Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records

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Nigerian singer, Ayoleyi Solomon, popularly known as Reekedo Banks has parted ways with Mavin Record, a music company owned by Don Jazzy. Announcing his departure from Mavins Records on Instagram, the singer who celebrated his 25th birthday on Thursday, thanked Don Jazzy for the opportunity he gave him when he signed with the record label in 2013. The post read: “Today I write in tears, not from a place of pain, but of joy and gratitude. A place of bliss and satisfaction because I am more than contented with how far this opportunity has brought me. The last five years have been the most blissful years of my career. The journey has been extremely wonderful and filled with the best experiences. “I’ve learnt that family is not just about blood ties but about the love

#ThrowbackThursday: ‘Show Me Your Backside’ — When Reverend Chris Okotie Was A Secular Musician

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Born 60 years ago, not many people would have seen Kris Okotie exchange the secular music stage for the pulpit. Once upon a time known as Kris, the now Reverend Chris Okotie has crafted a niche for himself in the Christian setting in Nigeria. His style of preaching is also such that listeners may be forced to consult their dictionaries anytime he mounts the pulpit. “It was not an arbitrary whimsical or capricious act it was based on the claims justice being meant before the dispensation of grace could be released unto you. Are you still here?” are the words of Reverend Chris Okotie in his sermon on a Sunday in 2016. Aside being a pastor, Okotie made the headlines on Sunday, June 24, 2012 when he decided it was time for him and his ex-wife, Stephanie, to say goodby

‘A President Who Doesn’t Matter’ — Buhari ‘Clone’ Mocked Again, This Time By South African Comedian

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The notion of a cloned President Muhammadu Buhari has again become the topic of discussion on live TV. Buhari had addressed the speculations on Sunday in Kraków, Poland, while answering questions, saying: "A lot of people hoped that I died during my ill health. It is real me." He then became the subject of a joke on the matter during an episode of the Jimmy Kimmel Live show, an abridged recording of which was made public on Tuesday. See Also Entertainment 'Clone' Buhari Mocked On American Late-Night Show 0 Comments 1 Day Ago In an abridged version of another comedy show, which went viral on Thursday, the subject also came up for discussion. The Daily S

‘Clone’ Buhari Mocked On American Late-Night Show

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President Muhammadu Buhari was the subject of a joke on an episode of the JJmmy Kimmel Live show, an abridged recording of which was made public on Tuesday. The episode focused on Buhari addressing rumours of being cloned, and his response to the claims. Buhari had refuted the rumours while fielding questions in Poland on Sunday, where he stressed that "this is the real me". See Also Politics 'This Is The Real Me' — Buhari Speaks in Poland On Being Cloned 0 Comments 4 Days Ago Stating that "the President of Nigeria is defending himself against an unusual accusation", Kimmel made a mockery of the situation, referring to Buhari's tweet: "One of the questions that came up today in my meet

I’m Excited, My Next Album Is Ready, Says Asa

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After a brief hiatus in the music scene, Bukola Elemide, popularly known as Asa, has announced to SaharaTV that she will release her next album early next year. Four years ago, in 2014 precisely, was the last time the singer released a complete body of work. The project which was titled 'Bed of Stone' was well received as singles like 'Dead Again', 'Eyo', 'Satan Be Gone' and 'The One That Never Comes' became instant favourites with Asa's fans. Asa has been going on a world tour which took place from 2015 to 2018. However, within that period, fans have called for new songs from the artiste. SaharaReporters had earlier written a feature article asking the whereabouts of the singer. See Also ...

BREAKING: Police Arrest ‘Small Doctor’ For ‘Unlawful Possession Of Firearms’

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Small Doctor being paraded for possession of illegal firearm Small Doctor being paraded for possession of illegal firearm SaharaReporters Media The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Adekunle Temitope, popularly known as Small Doctor, for unlawful possession of firearms and for allegedly threatening to shoot a police officer. Edgal Imohimi, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, revealed this to the press on Monday while parading the musician along with three other persons. Small Doctor was arrested on allegations that he threatened a Police officer who was on traffic duty along Oshodi, Lagos. “It was alleged that some unknown men, four of them, in an unregistered green SUV had brought out a gun and threatened a policeman that if he does not leave the road, they

JUST IN: Small Doctor Released from Prison

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Adekunle Temitope, popularly known as 'Small Doctor', has been set free from police custody with a warning not to engage in any violent act for the next one year. A magistrate court at Ebute Meta in Lagos ruled in favour of the musician on Tuesday after he was arraigned by the Police for unlawful possession of firearms. The court ruled in favour of 'Small Doctor', because he had licence to carry a gun. 'Small Doctor', alongside three others, were arrested and paraded by the Police on Monday for harassing a Police officer with a gun. He was also accused of unlawfully carrying a functional rifle. Edgal Imohimi, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, stated during the parade that the state had called on all those with similar rifles to relinquish the ammunition to the state regardless ...