Category Archive: News

Nov 02

Watch this SOUNDCITY special as KCEE tours 5 cities for ‘Attention to Detail’ album.

Soundcity Africa tours Nigeria with the Five Star General as he releases the ‘Attention to Detail’ album with Phyno, Orezi, Slim Brown, Dan D’Humorous, Skiibii, X-Busta, RuffCoin and he also talks about the entire album. Check on the exclusive special.   Watch the entire special on YouTube: https://youtu.be/FweJbD-jg84

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Nov 02

Soundcity partners with ‘Industry Nite’ to deliver unrivaled music experiences across Africa.

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Soundcity Africa and ElCarnaval announce the groundbreaking partnership for the ‘Industry Nite’ weekly event. The partnership would see Africa’s music and pop culture powerhouse, Soundcity extend the experience from the night of what is regarded as a crucial part of the Nigerian urban culture every week, Industry Nite and this would be extended beyond the …

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Sep 22

Royal Norwegian embassy announces ‘The Lost Café’ film screening

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Nigeria has announced October 1, 2017 as the screening date for the film, The Lost Café.   Featuring a fine mix of local and international stars such as Tunde Aladese, Belinda Effah, Ann Njemanze, Terje Lien, Jenny Bonden, Anders Lidin Hansen and others, ‘The Lost Café’ will be screened to a select audience …

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Sep 12

Kemi Adetiba, Linda Ikeji, Morayo Afolabi-Brown, others make the YNaija Powerlist for Media

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 Creative filmmaker and director, Kemi Adetiba; media entrepreneur and blogger, Linda Ikeji; and host of Your View, Nigeria’s premier TV talk show, Morayo Afolabi-Brown, are among the list of influential media personalities unveiled in the 2017 edition of the annual #YNaijaPowerlist.   The Powerlist is a roll call of the most powerful influencers and change-makers …

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Sep 11

‘HIGHEST’ ALBUM OUT NOW VIA SARKCESS MUSIC & DICE RECORDINGS In less than 24 hours upon its release on Friday, September 8, Highest, the fifth studio album from Sarkodie, one of Africa’s biggest rappers, was dominating iTunes album charts globally, with groundbreaking chart positions across iTunes charts in America, United Kingdom, Germany, Canada and Switzerland among others. Upon release, the Highest album shot to the top of the iTunes album charts in Ghana, and landed the #2 spot on the iTunes album charts in Nigeria. The album also reached the top 20 on the iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap album charts in both the UK and US, landing at #13 and #7 respectively. In other parts of the world, the album gained massive strides as well, reaching the top 30 on the iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap album charts in Canada and Switzerland. Packed with 15 brand new songs, 3 interludes and a bonus track, Sarkodie’s Highest album had already been setting the pace even before its release, with a landmark UK press tour and support from the biggest global tastemakers including Noisey, BBC 1Xtra, MTV, Hunger Magazine, Capital Xtra, and Radar Radio, to mention a few. The chart-topping album features major homegrown and international collaborations, with the likes of long-time friend and producer Jayso, UK’s very own Big Narstie, Victoria Kimani (Kenya), Moelogo (UK), renowned spoken word artist Suli Breaks (UK), Korede Bello (Nigeria), Praiz (Nigeria), Yung L (Nigeria), Joey B (Ghana), Jesse Jagz (Nigeria), Flavour (Nigeria) and Bobii Lewis (UK). Sarkodie’s Highest album is out now via Sarkcess Music and Dice Recordings, purchase it here.

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‘HIGHEST’ ALBUM OUT NOW VIA SARKCESS MUSIC & DICE RECORDINGS In less than 24 hours upon its release on Friday, September 8, Highest, the fifth studio album from Sarkodie, one of Africa’s biggest rappers, was dominating iTunes album charts globally, with groundbreaking chart positions across iTunes charts in America, United Kingdom, Germany, Canada and Switzerland …

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Sep 07

Ace DJ Spinall and Actress Kehinde Bankole Front the Covers of Tush Magazine’s Summer Issue

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Leading digital + print magazine – Tush Magazine is glad to announce the release of its 17th edition for the summer themed ‘The Humility Issue’; which features DJ SPINALL and KEHINDE BANKOLE as its cover page personalities. In this issue, Rich Tanksley, former Pulse CEO and current budding Nollywood actor talks about his experiences leading …

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Sep 07

Y! TV premieres new TV series ‘The 21 Diaries’, a show for millennials on Africa Magic Urban

Y! TV premieres new TV series ‘The 21 Diaries’, a show for millennials on Africa Magic Urban   Y! TV, the television production arm of RED, is set to launch a new TV series ‘The 21 Diaries’ on Africa Magic Urban, Channel 153.   The show hosted by Chika Agu is set to debut on 1 September, …

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Sep 05

9ice addresses the ‘glorifying of fraudsters’, G.O.A.T album and more

9ice addresses the ‘glorifying of fraudsters’, G.O.A.T album and more.   9ice spoke to Soundcity Africa’s Moet Abebe on the ‘One on One’ show on a sundry of issues. He spoke about the controversial single ‘Living things’ as well as upcoming ‘G.O.A.T’ album and much more. Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/_40oboTKfM4

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Aug 31

DJ @JaySmoke presents The Introduction 2017 ft Edem, Berean, The Township, Lil Krah, Bodiless, Kobby Salm, Atakora

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DJ JaySmoke in collaboration with RepJesus Entertainment present The Introduction 2017. Dubbed the cypher of the year, the Introduction seek to present to the community young, fresh and gifted urban gospel Ministers who are making impact. Selected purely by DJ JaySmoke, this year’s cypher features some of the best rappers in the industry. On the bill we have …

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Mar 06

Cobhams Asuquo Releases Tracklist For Forthcoming ‘For You’ Album

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This is Just For You! “For You” – That’s the title of the soon-to-be-released album of award-winning producer, musician and songwriter Cobhams Asuquo. The long awaited release drops in less than two weeks after 5 years of writing, recording and collaborating. The 14-track album features Grammy, Stellar and Dove award-winning producer Aaron Lindsey, singer/songwriter Claire …

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