DJ Arafat: Top Ivory Coast singer dies in road accident

Ivory Coast’s DJ Arafat, a well-known singer in French-speaking Africa, has died following a traffic accident, state broadcaster RTI is reporting. He was admitted to hospital in the main city, Abidjan, with a fractured skull after his motorcycle collided with a car on Sunday, Jeune Afrique says. The 33-year-old died early on Monday. He has […]

WBC provisionally suspends Dillian Whyte as interim world heavyweight champion

The WBC has provisionally suspended Dillian Whyte’s status as the organisation’s interim world heavyweight champion and mandatory challenger to Deontay Wilder. Whyte tested positive for a banned substance three days before he beat Oscar Rivas on 20 July. The Briton, 31, will be allowed to present his case to the WBC. Whyte has been number-one […]

Burna Boy Drops Highly Anticipated Album “African Giant” Ft. Future, YG & More.

The “African Giant” has arrived.   African music has been infiltrating Western sounds over the past few years. It’s grown in popularity because of that but artists like Burna Boy have helped the sound expand across the globe. Burna Boy’s blown up like crazy over the past year. The release of Outside caught the attention of the […]

Rapper Unknown T charged with murder over New Year’s party stabbing

Rapper Unknown T has been charged with murder and will appear in court later this week, it is being reported. Known for his hit ‘Homerton B’, Unknown T (real name Daniel Lena) will appear in court on Thursday after being charged with the murder of 20-year-old Steven Narvaez-Jara, who was stabbed to death at a […]

Rapper Tay-K’s video used in murder sentencing

Tay-K’s song The Race will be used as evidence against him when he is sentenced for murder on Tuesday 23 July. The rapper was found guilty of murder and three counts of aggravated robbery at a court in Texas last week. The 19-year-old’s real name is Taymor Travon McIntyre and he is best known for […]

R. Kelly Arrested On Federal Sex Trafficking Charges

Singer R. Kelly has been arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, according to two law enforcement officials. The 52-year-old was arrested by Homeland Security Investigation agents and NYPD Public Safety Task Force Thursday night on sex trafficking charges, officials tell News 4, and it is expected he will be brought to New York. […]

Accountant, lover found dead in Ejigbo apartment killed by wife, suspect claims

Rasaki Balogun, 56, and his lover, Muyibat Alabi, were found dead on June 20, 2019, at his No. 16, Taiwo Oke Street, Victory Estate in Ejigbo. . They were discovered after the man’s wife, Akorede, said to be resident in Iba Housing Estate, reported to the police. In the course of investigating the case, detectives […]

Jay Z is now a billionaire: Here’s how he made it to billions

Jay Z has just been officially named first rapper to be a billionaire, according to Forbes.   Joining the likes of  Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Michael Bloomberg,  Mark Zuckerberg, and Kylie Jenner. While being a billionaire is an impressive accomplishment, Jay Z is also a member of an even smaller group of black billionaires, an even […]

Youths film themselves chasing, stabbing and leaving victim lying on pavement.

Shocking footage emerged yesterday on social media of a young man being chased and then stabbed in North West London. The victim, who has been reported to be in his 20s, was found on the floor bleeding close to Willesden Magistrates Court in North West, London, just after 3.15pm on June 11. He was taken […]

Dad to be and female friend poured detergent down girlfriend’s throat to try and force abortion

Written by Richard Hartley-Parkinson A man is facing jail after he tried to kill his unborn child by getting his cousin and a schoolgirl to pour detergent down his teenage girlfriend’s throat. Harief Pearson, 22, googled ‘how to get rid of an unwanted pregnancy’ and ‘what can heroin do to an unborn baby?’ in the […]

Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records Signs New Artist Crayon!

Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records Signs New Artist Crayon Mavin Records announces the signing of Crayon, the first artist signed to Baby Fresh’s Blowtime Entertainment record label imprint. Crayon’s innovative music blends global pop, local Afrobeats, Latin and Caribbean rhythms for a dynamic new sound with mass appeal. Don Jazzy the president and founder of Mavin […]

Snap Capone Released From Prison Welcomed Home By A Crowd Of Friends And Hops In A Rolls-Royce

UK Rapper Snap Capone was given a hero’s welcome by friends and hopped into Rolls-Royce when he was released from prison a few days ago. Snap Capone walked free from Standford Hill Prison on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent on Saturday.  The rapper was pictured walking out wearing a grey DSquared2 tracksuit with a […]

North Korea accuses US of spreading Ebola and using Africa as a bio-weapon testing ground

North Korea is accusing the US of spreading the Ebola virus, claiming it has been “bent on the development of bio-weapons” in order to achieve world supremacy. The secretive state reacted strongly to the Ebola outbreak by closing its border to tourists and quarantining anyone who does enter. Now, a report by the Korean Central […]

Stonebwoy pulls gun on Shatta Wale at VGMA!

Ghanaian dancehall artistes Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale have been banned indefinitely from participating in all aspects of the country’s foremost music award scheme, the Vodafone Music Awards (VGMAs). Per the decision, they have lost their legibility for VGMAs nominations, selections and performances. The decision was taken Thursday by the board of the award scheme following […]

Naira Marley Arrested by EFCC For Fraud!

Fast-rising singer,  Naira Marley (Afeez Fashola), was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the early hours of May 10, 2019, for issues bordering on advance fee fraud and internet related crimes. The artist was arrested alongside singer Zlatan.  Zlatan who was arrested alongside Naira Marley was released from custody earlier this […]

Cruiserweight boxer Richard Riakporhe to defend his WBA Intercontinental Title.

London – British Cruiserweight boxer Richard Riakporhe will look to defend his WBA Intercontinental Title when he fights Chris Billam-Smith at The O2 on 20 July. Riakporhe who beat Tommy McCarthy back in March will again put his undefeated record to the test on the Dillian Whyte – Oscar Rivas undercard, a Sky Box Office […]

Man Goes Viral for Dating/Impregnating Twin Sisters, One Month Apart. Praise or Shame?

A man from Compton (USA) was/is dating twin sisters pregnant both of them within a month of one another has gone viral. The Shade Room broke the story of a personal trainer named Keonyae meeting twin sisters Nia and Nydia while working at his gym. He started dating one of the twins and then started […]

Effects of Social Media Usage on Academic Performance (by Azeez Olalekan).

On the 20th of April 2019 Azeez Olalekan was one of the Speakers at the TED Invasion Conference at Oduduwa Hall, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife. He touched on the topic Effects of Social Media Usage on Academic Performance.   He shared this with Nigerian university students to make them aware of potential harm from excessive use […]

Grammy Nominated Nipsey Hussle shot dead in ouside his store in Los Angeles

Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle real name Ermias Davidson Asghedom, 33, was pronounced dead after he was shot outside of his Marathon Clothing Company store in the Los Angeles along with two other people. Law enforcement officials told the Los Angeles Times that the rapper was shot multiple times. The two other people who were shot are […]

R Kelly charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse.

US R’n’B musician R. Kelly, who has been accused of abusing teenage girls for over 30 years, has been charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse according to sources. Cook County prosecutors in Chicago appeared before a judge this afternoon to get the arrest warrant signed off, for R Kelly to be arrested according to […]

Nigeria’s general elections postpones

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), early hours of  Saturday (2am) postponed the presidential and national assembly election. The new dates for the elections are February 23 for presidential and national assembly elections and March 9 for governorship and state assemblies elections. The chairman o f INEC Mahmood Yakubu went on to say  said further […]

Why was rapper 21 Savage arrested?

Rapper 21 Savage (She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph), was arrested by The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Despite, the rapper being nominated for 2 Grammy’s, rather than getting suited for the show.  The rapper is still in custody where he is on 23 hours lock down a day. With no television and minimal contact to the outside world. […]

DAVIDO SELLS OUT O2 ARENA

January 27th 2019 will mark the day Davido made history. The Nigerian Afro-Pop star shutdown the 20,000 capacity O2 Arena. Since last year Wizkid did the same back in June 2018.  Davido has vouched that “His brother (Wizkid) did so he will do it”. It was a great show and Davido never fails in leaving […]