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Skit maker Amarachi Amusi, widely known by her nickname Ashmusy, cited how sexual exploitation forced her out of Nollywood after video footage leaked online showed her engaging in such behavior. Her claims come shortly after an image featuring her was leaked online.
Burna Boy Releases Seventh Album
Burna Boy (Damini Ogulu), known by his stage name in Nigeria as Damini Ogulu, recently released his seventh studio album featuring top acts like J Cole and 21 Savage. The debut single of this 15-track project, “Thanks,” has already made waves online.
Burna Boy combines dancehall, reggae, and pop on his albums. The Afrobeats star became famous after the LeriQ-produced track “Like to Party” went viral. L.I.F.E. (released 2013) and African Giant (2020) proved critical and commercial successes.
Burna Boy recently collaborated with Wu-Tang Clan member R.Z.A. on his album Twice As Tall.
Funke Akindele Celebrates Her 46th Birthday.
Nigerian actress Funke Akindele celebrated her 46th birthday on August 24 by throwing herself a lavish celebration. To mark the event, Funke sent out stunning posts on social media featuring stunning photos and videos showing off her gorgeous attire; her beautiful white mini dress with purple heels looked particularly ravishing!
She then posted a selfie for all to see, praying that no sorrow would befall her in the future and abundant joy and good health would follow. Celebrities, including Tope Alabi, Eniola Badmus, Real Warri Pikin, Kiekie, and Tonto Dikeh, all posted supportive remarks for her post.
Controversial radio personality Daddy Freeze recently made headlines after speaking out about being an absentee parent to his children. These remarks came following being asked by KanyiDaily about this subject matter.
Williams Uchemba Breaks the Sad News
Nigerians were shocked and saddened when news of Davido’s son’s death spread like wildfire on social media platforms such as WhatsApp. While some thought it might just be an urban legend, his sad demise is undeniable.
Multiple artists and fans of Nollywood actor Williams Uchemba have taken to social media accounts to share their condolences for his death.
The actor has extended his prayers and advice for the family of the late child on Instagram; further, he urges parents to monitor and teach their kids right from wrong. His post has already been shared over ten times.
Frodd Reunites With His Wife
Chukwuemeka Okoye, commonly called Frodd, has finally reconciled with his wife, Pharmacist Chioma, and new baby daughter, Elena. Frodd shared an adorable video on Instagram featuring him cuddling their new bundle of joy – evident in his delight upon meeting Elena for the first time!
Frodd was consistently vocal during his stay in Big Brother’ All Stars’ house about his longing to see his wife and newborn daughter again. In a recent video posted to Instagram by Frodd, he can be seen holding and dancing around with their new bundle of joy while simultaneously congratulating his wife for all her hard work – something Frodd promised he’d do himself as part of taking good care of his family.
Phyno Welcomes a Baby
Nigerian rapper Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike, better known by his stage name Phyno, announced the birth of his first child through an Instagram post on Monday.
He couldn’t contain his excitement as he posted a picture of himself with the baby. Fans and colleagues of the artiste rushed to his post to offer their congratulations and offer messages of congratulations.
Phyno wrote on Twitter that he took some time off to focus on being a father while working on new music and an album. He promised his fans that soon enough, he’d be back doing what he does best, although still unknown is who is bearing their child and will care for it properly. Phyno assured his followers that their baby would be well looked after.
Kayode Salako Reveals How He Knew Farida Sobowale’s Husband
Foluke Daramola-Salako has discussed her first meeting with Kayode Salako during an interview with PM News following her appointment to Bola Tinubu’s presidential campaign council. Foluke also detailed their subsequent relationship in this regard.
She explained that her husband’s membership of Labour will not sway her commitment to A.P.C., nor any rumors suggesting he may be acting as an informant for them.
At Sir Victor Uwaifo Creative Centre in Edo State, Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu was removed with his media crew from the venue due to “orders from above,” according to an aide. It was an isolated incident and nothing to worry about.
Davido Reaffirms His Unwavering Support for Up-and-Coming Talents
Since bursting onto the music scene in 2011, Davido has become one of Nigeria’s premier musicians. His 2020 album A Better Time cracked the Billboard charts, blending traditional African elements with global mainstream pop, while 2023’s Timeless saw him feature alongside Angelique
Kidjo and Skepta.
EmPawa Africa, established by D.M.W. boss D’banj as a talent incubator to advance young and upcoming artists’ careers, has served as an essential mentor for Mayorkun, Peruzzi, and Dremo’s music careers as record label owners.
Gideon Okeke Confronts Aisha Lawal
Gideon Okeke, a Nollywood actor and filmmaker, has called out colleague Aisha Lawal over her assertions that Yoruba actors and filmmakers solely “own” Nigeria’s film industry. This exchange occurred while speaking to the media outlet.
Nollywood, Nigeria’s film industry, is integral to global movie-making as Africa’s second-largest film producer and an established brand for script writing, directing, acting, cinematography, sound recording, editing, sound design, and other aspects.
Nigeria’s movie industry faces numerous obstacles, such as piracy, weak naira depreciation, and value-added tax. To remain viable and ensure continued growth, innovation will be needed to retain customers and drive sustainable development – while staying relevant in today’s digital environment by adopting cutting-edge technologies.