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Lil Kesh Calls Pulse Editor-in-chief A Dumbass

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Mr Me YAGI, Lil Kesh has called out the editor-in-chief of popular Nigerian news and entertainment online outfit Pulse NG and dumbass. The YAGI helmsman wasn’t happy after the latter referred to his album as a “shit rap album”. That was apparently too much for Lil Kesh to stomach as he decided to give a clap back. He reacted by calling out Osagie Alonge, Pulse NG editor-in-chief a dumbass in defense of his first quarter released album. Mr Me YAGI joined forces with a fan who earlier defended his music to give a savage reply to Osagie.

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Wizkid Reacts To Uganda’s Arrest Warrant Via Twitter

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Some days back, a Ugandan court issued an arrest warrant for Afro-Pop star and Daddy Yo singer Wizkid and his manager, Sunny Are for failing to show up for an event he was billed to perform. The reason the super star was unable to perform was due to exhaustion and was advised by his medical team to take a break although he disobeyed the advice by performing at the Rhythm unplugged music event on 23rd December, 2016. However, Wizkid who picked the “Artist Of The Year” at the just concluded Headies Awards, has apologized to his Ugandan fans promising new dates for the show. He said; “I just wanna make music and perform to my people! Y’all forgive me for everything else! Way up! Stay up!#Daddy Yo!” “Working on dates to come see u guys! Y’all knw i’m just here to spread good vibes and positive energy! Love my Uganda fans!” See tweets below;

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T. I’s Wife, Tiny Files For Divorce After 6 Years Of Marriage

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T.I.’s wife Tiny, has filed for divorce from the rapper after six years of marriage. The two have three children together, King Harris, Major Harris and Heiress Harris.According to E!, the couple have been having ups and downs in their relationship for some time now and “arguments and disagreements over some issues led them to split.” According to TMZ “Tiny filed legal docs earlier this month in Georgia’s Henry County”. “We’re told the rapper and Tiny had been going through a rough patch that started several months before an awkward photo surfaced showing Tiny pictured with the rapper’s nemesis, Floyd Mayweather, andMariah Carey at her Halloween party”.

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It’s Official, Drake and Jennifer Lopez Are Now An Item

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American Canadian rapper, Drake is now dating American singer Jennifer Lopez. Drake who is now 30 years old is now smitten with the 47-year-old singer, dancer and actress. The two now celebrity couple seem to have confirmed the existing relationship via social media pages (Instagram). The 47-year-old mum-of-two was the first to post the snuggling picture, which sees her younger contemporary wrapping both arms affectionately around her neck with one eye staring down the lens of the camera. Also, “RIHANNA has unfollowed pal Jennifer Lopez’s Instagram account just as her ex Drake and the Latin singer use social media to make their relationship official”. A source revealed: “Jen and Drake have tried to keep their romance under wraps by suggesting they are just working together, but the truth is they are an item. “People in Rihanna’s circle are saying she is very unhappy about the whole thing. “Only a few months ago she and Drake were still together. “Jen is one of her friends in the industry which made her all the more surprised.”

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Davido Buys Himself A N98M Range Rover Autobiography

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Now this is how big boys roll. Sony Music act Davido, gifts himself a brand new Range Rover SUV Autobiography LWB 2016. The year 2016 has been great for Davido and it’s definitely ending on high notes with this latest addition to his fleet of cars. OBO, flaunted the new whip on his Instagram page. The newly purchased luxury ride Range Rover SUV Autobiography LWB 2016 is valued at about $199,459 roughly $200,000. The white Range Rover would be valued at about N98M at parallel exchange rate. Davido joins popular Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji as one of the few Nigerian celebrities to own the luxury ride. The latter also purchased her own earlier this month. See photo:

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US Billboard Names Tekno As One Artiste To Watch In 2017

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US Billboard has unequivocally tipped Nigerian Tekno as one artiste to look out for in the year coming, 2017.TripleMG golden boy Tekno, is still surfing on a high wave. The crescendo keeps mounting for the 24-year-old Nigerian singer. After a series of back and forth exchange with the Headies Awards and his ultimate disqualification from the “Next Rated” category where he was nominated. That notwithstanding 2017 looks already great for the “Pana” crooner. The good news is that Billboard (United States music industry standard chart) names Tekno as one of it’s “Next Rated” artistes. Billboard acknowledged Tekno as one of the “10 Hip-Hop and R&B Artists to Watch In 2017”. Billboard had nice things to say about Tekno’s 2016 monster hit “Pana”. The write up also leaned credence to the fact that Tekno has a Sony Music/Columbia Records deal. Tekno was listed among other Hip-hop and R&B artistes like Khelani, Aminè, Leela James, Guordon Banks, Princess Nokia etc.

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Headies Awards Declares Mayorkun 2016 “Rookie Of The Year” Winner

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After about a week since the controversial 2016 Headies Awards was held, the organisers have declared Mayorkun “Rookie of the Year”. Mayorkun who is the artiste behind the hit song “Eleko” was declared winner after amassing the highest number of votes. Closely followed by his DMW label mate Dremo as first runner-up. Here is an official release from the Headies via their Instagram page. DMW artiste, @iammayorkunWins The Headies 2016 ‘Rookie of the Year’ –The Headies Secretariat today announced DMW artiste, Mayorkun as Winner of the 2016 Rookie of the Year Category of the Headies 2016. This year’s edition has @dice_ailes@dremoapg @iammayorkun @terry_apalaand @officialmzkiss as nominees. After entries of votes from the public,@iammayorkun amassed the highest number of votes, followed by his Label mate,@dremoapg as first runner-up and Chocolate City act, @dice_ailes coming third. Winner of this category was not announced at the awards because the nominees were late for their opening performances and we had to move swiftly to other scheduled programs.

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Adekunle Gold, Viktoh And Chinko Ekun To Exit YBNL

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News according to theNET suggests that YBNL artistes Adekunle Gold, Viktoh and Chinko Ekun are on their way out of the record label.The development comes after the expiration of their recording and management contracts with YBNL. It is believed that the trio are still looking up to Olamide as regards their future on the YBNL roster. Sources say, Adekunle Gold’s contract with YBNL recently expired,’ and he’s yet to decide on his contract renewal because he’s not ready to go unaided.’ In the case of Adekunle Gold, the singer worked as a graphics designer with YBNL before being offered a contract as an artiste. This was around the inaugural OLIC (Olamide Live In Concert) held in 2014. The contract proper was handed to Adekunle Gold following the release of his chart topper debut “Sade”. The contracts of Viktoh and Chinko Ekun expired long time ago, but they decided to keep the update on the low as they fear it could make or tarnish careers. Just like Chinko Ekun, both of them (Adekunle and Viktoh) don comot, but dem no loud am,’ another insider revealed in pidgin. Chinko Ekun was no where to be found at Olamide’s concert in Lagos on Monday, where his label mates took turns on stage to thrill the crowd.

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