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Burna Says He Could’ve Been A Boxer. Digital Strategist, Tosin Adeda says the growth of urban Gospel music would not be complete without acknowledging the investments of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of LoveWorld Incorporated, also known as Christ Embassy. Rapper Olamide endorses Davido’s A better Time album. Singer Simi signs deal with London based record label...
September 16, 2020
ENJOY TODAY’S HOTTEST NEW AFROBEATS ON NEW MUSIC FRIDAY, EVERY FRIDAY FROM 6 PM WAT. VISIT, CONNECT WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA @lokalfmng #newmusicfriday Burna Boy In a recent radio interview, Burna Boy revealed how Diddy executive-produced his twice as tall album from his home in Los Angeles while Burna Boy was quarantining in London. He says it was a huge experience for him especially as they had to do it all over the video and audio conferencing platform, Zoom. He also shared on his love for naughty by nature stating that the first song he knew how to sing as a kid was the trio’s 1993 classic “Hip Hop Hooray.” Wande Coal Wande Coal just released a new EP titled Realms. He shared the cover art and tracklist on his Instagram page. The EP has a remix of his single Again featuring rapper, Wale. MR. P There’s a release date for Mr P’s album Prodigal. But we’ll have to wait till November 20, 2020. This will be a debut for the erstwhile member of a once favourite duo, P-Square. Laycon The competition may not be over yet, but the good times are rolling in. Sequel to winning a Johnnie Walker sponsored trip to Edinburgh, Scotland, Big Brother Naija Lockdown Housemate, Laycon has sealed another win as he’s been added to the next Afronation Music Festival bill in Portugal. Music Producer cum blogger, Samklef revealed this piece of news in a tweet.
September 12, 2020
Afrobeats News | Updates and features on Your Favourite Afrobeats Stars. Enjoy Your Favourite Afrobeats all day, everyday on LokalFM Internet Radio, visit, connect with us on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram @lokalfmng Subscribe to our podcast for more. Jesse Jags Back in July, Rapper, Jesse Jagz recently tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Tolu, in a private wedding ceremony in Jos, Plateau State. Photos of the wedding, attended by his family members and a few friends, emerged much later on the internet. Cheers to a Happy Married life, Jaga! Mr. Eazi Mr Eazi’s record label, Empawa has signed a global publishing deal with American Management Company, Kobalt. The singer made the announcement on Twitter. The partnership with the independent African music company includes publishing administration, creative services, and sync for all of emPawa’s catalogue and future works. Zlatan in a recent interview, Zlatan spoke about signing only his friends to his record label, Zanku Records. He revealed that they were like family to him and he couldn’t resist the urge to showcase their talents to the world. Zanku Records currently houses artistes like Papisnoop, Oberz & Jamopyper. Yemi Alade Yemi Alade will be making her movie debut in the anticipated Funke Akindele led “Omo Ghetto: The Saga”. Alade would reportedly be playing a gang leader named Mogambo.
September 9, 2020
Afrobeats News | September 4, 2020
Subscribe to the podcast: Connect with us @lokalfmng with #afrobeatsnews on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram TIWA SAVAGE Mixed feelings trail Tiwa savage’s most recent offering, Celia. Pulse ng’s Motolani Alake described the album as not poor but not exceptional either. While it has some really good songs, the album is mostly filled with lukewarm to good songs. That said, props must go to Tiwa Savage for seeking songwriting help in a terrain that stigmatizes artists for seeking help. Motolani’s Celia Album review can be found on Meanwhile, describes the Celia album as a formidable pop album, already being lauded as a ‘classic’. Celia‘ is packed with potential hits, crafty collaborations, bolshy lyrics and impeccable vocal abilities – the high points are innumerable. The article titled 5 TAKEAWAYS FROM TIWA SAVAGE’S ‘CELIA’ is written by Features Editor, Wojumi Have you listened to Celia yet, what do you think? FIREBOY YBNL act Fireboy’s sophomore album, Apollo ha made it’s debut on the Billboard World Album charts, landing on the 14th position. Apollo which was released on the 20th of August features guest appearances from Wande Coal, D Smoke and Olamide. VIKTOH Former YBNL act Viktoh, revealed recently that while under the label, he had full access to his Youtube, Apple, and Spotify accounts. He added that YBNL Label boss Olamide never took royalties from his signees. WAJE Singer, Waje recently celebrated her 40th birthday with stunning photos on her twitter timeline. Her post reads, “Today I celebrate the 20th anniversary of my 20th birthday. Please rejoice with me and thank God for me. I’m alive and still emerging! Healthy and full of love.” THE VOICE NIGERIA The Voice Nigeria returns for the 3rd season. This season will be fully produced in Nigeria and promises to be bigger, better, and even more authentic than ever before. The one-of-a-kind singing competition opened for online auditions on the 25th of August, 2020. Darey and Falz The Bahd Guy join the coaches for the first time with returnees Waje, and Yemi Alade. The judges will be bringing to the table a wealth of experience. The Voice Season Three will be hosted by Nancy Isime and Toke Makinwa.
September 3, 2020
Afrobeats News | August 28, 2020
TIWA SAVAGE Ever wondered how Tiwa Savage landed on Beyonce’s Lion King Project? The singer who was featured on “Keys to the Kingdom,” revealed that she narrowly missed out on the opportunity. Tiwa appeared on HOT 97 recently where she shared that she found out via email. She thought it was a scam initially until she heard other artistes were getting the same email. After confirming via phonecall to Motown records about its veracity, Tiwa booked a flight from Lagos to California to lay down her vocals. DJ DOZZY ROSS US-based Nigerian DJ, DJ Dozzy Ross, recently opened a lounge in Miami, Florida, USA to cater to the needs of Nigerians, Africans and the Caribbeans. “Savor lounge” serves delicious meals and aims to promote the pop cultures of the native black people it caters to. DJ Dozzy Ross, Born Dozie Udemadu, from Anambra State, has been recognized as one of the pioneers of the Afrobeats movement to the United States and the world. BURNA BOY Despite not winning their task, Big Brother Naija housemates Neo and Erica might feature in Burna Boy’s Onyeka video. The singer acknowledged their efforts on Instagram in response to a fan who brought their performance to his attention. The duo had performed Burna boy’s on the low as their Pepsi task challenge. Listen, subscribe, share.
August 28, 2020
Afrobeats News | August 26, 2020
Subscribe to the Afrobeats News Podcast here: Enjoy your favourite Afrobeats on LokalFM Internet Radio, 1st For Afrobeats: Connect with us using the #AfrobeatsNews on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram: Brymo Brymo says he’s not looking for a Grammy but if he gets one, he’ll take it. The singer made the statement on his twitter handle and received a number of reactions from fans Tiwa Savage Tiwa Savage recently made her debut on American TV, appearing on the Jimmy Fallon Show where she virtually performed her single “Dangerous Love.’  Her third album, Celia is scheduled for release on the 28th of August,2020 and it features the likes of Sam Smith, Davido, Stefflon Don, Dice Ailes, and others. Tiwa’s performance follows Burna Boy’s and Davido’s, making her the 3rd Nigerian Performing act to have featured on the show. Patoranking Patoranking has unveiled the tracklist for his forthcoming album, titled 3. The singer says the album is about his journey in the industry from the release of his hit track “Alubarika” to the man he is today. The album features guest appearances from Sauti Sol, Flavour, Tiwa Savage, and King Promise. Burna Boy Burna Boy’s “Twice As Tall” Is the Highest Charting Nigerian Album Ever On The Billboard 200 as it snagged the 54th position on the chart. The Billboard 200 is a record chart that ranks the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States. His previous album, African Giant peaked at No. 104 on the same charts. DJ Switch DJ Switch wishes God would show himself and set things straight in the society like showing that we are one, rebuking corruption, killings child abuse and so on. She added that with the aid of technology, he would trend and be able to show examples of unconditional love and the right choices every human should make. She also stated on her Instagram page that with the rate at which evil occurs in society, today people would not believe if they saw God himself.
August 26, 2020
Afrobeats News | August 21, 2020
Rapper Erigga is set to tie the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Morenike. Singer Korede Bello reacts to the series of police brutality cases recorded across the state. Burna Boy revisits his roots with the ‘Reaching Every Available Communal Household’ (REACH NG) initiative. Amidst rumours of a P-Square reunion, Mr P, @PeterPsquare reiterates how hard he's working on a new solo album. And more! Listen, share and comment below!
August 22, 2020