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Asake and Central Cee spotted shooting a music video in Lagos.

YBNL star, Asake’s trajectory has been very interesting to watch since his breakout. After two highly successful albums and sold out arenas to his name, the music star is building his global acclaim, working with international stars like HER, Fridayy and Gunna. On Friday, the singer was spotted shooting a music video with British rapper, Central Cee in Lagos. Although the duo have not released any record together, a collaboration looks to be coming soon. The “Doja Cat” rapper has been the most streamed British rapper over the last year and a potential collaboration with him will definitely be beautiful to hear.

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Megan Thee Stallion breaks attendance record for a female rapper in MSG.

American rapper, Megan Thee Stallion is making history while on her world tour. The “Hot Girl Summer Tour” which commenced on May 14, is her first headlining concert tour and has seen her sell out some iconic arenas. The three-time Grammy Award winner has just broken the record for the highest single night attendance of any show by a female rapper in the iconic Madison Square Garden with over fourteen thousand people in attendance. Her new album, “Megan” will be released on June 28.

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Yvonne Jegede discloses the main reason for divorcing her ex-husband.

Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede married Olakunle ‘Abounce’ Fawole, the son of late actress, Bukky Ajayi in 2018. One year later, the couple announced that they were divorcing, leaving many Nigerians startled. Yvonne, speaking on “The Honest Bunch” has revealed that a number of issues contributed to her walking out of the marriage. According to the “Okafor’s Law” actress, her ex-husband, who was eight years older than her, started taking every joke as a disrespectful remark. She also revealed that she brought more money to the table. She said, “Let me just say the fact, I was bringing more of the money. I’m taking care of my son like nobody exists around me. It’s not easy.” She however noted that she regrets choosing love over money.

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Tems and Ayra Starr make Spotify history with their new albums.

After years of women playing second fiddle in the Nigerian music industry, Tems and Ayra Starr are finally changing the narratives. Two of the biggest Afrobeats stars at the moment, the duo are producing a necessary, healthy competition which many believe will further propel female artists in the music industry. The duo, who just released new albums, have made history with their Spotify’s first day albums debut in Nigeria. Ayra Starr’s “The Year I Turned 21” garnered 6.3 million streams on its first day and Tems’ debut album, “Born in the Wild” received 5.33 million streams. Both albums have recorded the top two biggest first day streams on Spotify for any Nigerian female artists, as well as the top 10 in the Nigerian music industry.

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Dbanj celebrates two successful decades in the Nigerian music industry.

Nigerian music legend, Dbanj has been one of the driving forces behind the music industry, releasing non-stop hits for two decades and also bridging the gap between Nigerian music and the international market. On Saturday, the veteran marked his birthday and 20th year on stage, where he appreciated former partner and producer, Don Jazzy and Dayo Adeneye, popularly known as D1, and Femi Kuti for shaping his career. A host of celebrities graced the venue, where some of Dbanj’s awards were also displayed. He will be celebrated as one of the icons in the Nigerian music industry.

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