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Toots Hibbert dead: Reggae legend dies aged 77
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Toots Hibbert dead: Reggae legend dies aged 77

Toots Hibbert - who fronted reggae band Toots and the Maytals - has died aged 77. He's credited with helping bring reggae to a global audience with his catchy tunes Reggae legend Toots Hibbert has died aged 77. The Toots and the Maytals frontman, credited with helping bring reggae to a global audience, died on Friday. A statement from his family revealed he'd been battling illness at a private hospital in Kingston, Jamaica but did not give any more details. It read: "It is with the heaviest of hearts to announce that Frederick Nathaniel 'Toots' Hibbert passed away peacefully tonight, surrounded by his family at the University Hospital of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica. "The family and his management team would like to thank the medical teams and professiona...
Singer, Patoranking Doles Out Relief Items & Food To Lagosians
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Singer, Patoranking Doles Out Relief Items & Food To Lagosians

Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter, Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, better known by his stage name Patoranking was spotted distributing food items to Lagosians. Taking to instagram, He said A Special Thanks to Everyone Involved,We started from 1 person to Over 10,000 people and still counting He wrote A Special Thanks to Everyone Involved,We started from 1 person to Over 10,000 people and still counting,if I can you can and Together we can  @ebeleandanyichuksfoundation special thanks to @fanmilknigeria @superyogong   View this post on Instagram   A Special Thanks to Everyone Involved,We started from 1 person to Over 10,000 people and still counting,if I can you can and Together we can ?? @ebeleand...
Nigerian Artistes Always Pass Through Ghana To Blow – Ghanaian Artiste, Stoneboy
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Nigerian Artistes Always Pass Through Ghana To Blow – Ghanaian Artiste, Stoneboy

Ghanaian Afropop, dance hall and reggae singer. He is the CEO of Burniton Music Group, Livingstone Etse Satekla, better known by his stage name Stonebwoy had a live video session with OAP dotun talking about Nigerian artiste and how the make it in the music industry. According to him, The Afropop, dance hall and reggae singer said Nigerian artistes always pass through Ghana to blow because there is a blessing here in Ghana. But no Ghanaian has to go through Nigeria to make it. He also calls out Mr. Eazi about having fame in Ghana before coming to Nigeria. Video below   View this post on Instagram   Nigerian artistes always pass through Ghana to blow - Ghanaian artiste, Stoneboy A post shared by Instablog9ja...
Don’t Be Pressured, Great Things Take Time – Patoranking Says
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Don’t Be Pressured, Great Things Take Time – Patoranking Says

Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter, Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, better known by his stage name Patoranking revealed don’t be in a rush to gain success Taking to his twitter handle, the Alubarika crooner says don’t be pressured because great things takes time. “Don’t be Pressured…Great things take time. Selah”, Patoranking tweeted. Don’t be Pressured...Great things takes time ✌?Selah. — PATORANKING (@patorankingfire) May 1, 2020
KETCHUP SET TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM TITLED ‘SKILAHMATIC’
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KETCHUP SET TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM TITLED ‘SKILAHMATIC’

Afro Dancehall and Reggae sensation Ketchup is set to release his Debut Studio Album titled “Skilahmatic” on the 25th of October, 2019. The 17 track album is set to set the Afro Dancehall scene ablaze. SKILAHMATIC is an album that will explore the various multifaceted talent of Ketchup and will establish the Afro Dancehall & Reggae sound he is known and established in.  Ketchup who has given us Pam Pam, Big Daddy & Sweet off the Skilahmatic Album is sure ready to thrill his fans when the album is released with his effortless flow and energy.   You can Pre-Order the Album here: https://music.apple.com/ng/album/skilahmatic/148291934
I’m the best, I have no competition in Africa – Ghanaian singer Stonebwoy
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I’m the best, I have no competition in Africa – Ghanaian singer Stonebwoy

Ghanaian singer, Stonebwoy has said when it comes to reggae and dancehall, he is the best and he has no competition in Africa. He made the statement during one of his stage performances over the weekend where he bragged that he remains the only dancehall artiste in Africa to win both the BET and the Nickelodeon awards. “I don’t see any competition, take it or leave it. [I’m] the only reggae/dancehall artiste to win BET for Ghana [and in] the whole of Africa. And I want you to be proud about it because I’m Ghanaian,” he told a cheering crowd, adding “I’m the only dancehall artiste to win the Nickelodeon Award. I’m proud about it.” His declaration may not go well with hi stiff rival in Ghana, Shatta Wale, who has been at loggerhead with Stonebwoy for years. The duo has ...
Shatta Wale Shows Off His Luxury Cars
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Shatta Wale Shows Off His Luxury Cars

Shatta Wale who had a good morning message for God on Instagram, also seized the opportunity to show off his cars. Shatta Wale who showed his cars which include Range Rovers and a G-Wagon, wrote; Good morning God !!! Charles Nii Armah Mensah Junior also known as Shatta Wale is a Ghanaian Born reggae musician who was born on 17th October 1984 to Charles Mensah Snr and Madam Elsie. Shatta Wale is famous because of the hit song “Dancehall King”, which made him win the Ghanaian Artist of the Year in 2014. He is famous for his biggest song “Dancehall King” which was a breakthrough hit. Ghanaians believe that he is a dancehall king. He also acted in a movie known as Never Say Never.
Tony Elumelu Visits Bob Marley’s House In Jamaica
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Tony Elumelu Visits Bob Marley’s House In Jamaica

Nigerian Billionaire Tony Elumelu earlier this year visited Late Bob Marley’s house in Jamaica just to show how much he loves reggae. He even sang with a band there.   View this post on Instagram   #tonyelumelu visits late #bobmarley’s house in #Jamaica A post shared by Mycelebrityandi (@mycelebrityandi) on Dec 12, 2018 at 5:12am PST
WEAT Band Pays Tribute to Bobby Benson
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WEAT Band Pays Tribute to Bobby Benson

At the debut edition of Uptown Skanking, a reggae themed event that aims at reviving the music genre in Nigeria, the popular 80s band SWEAT, paid tribute to the quintessential music legend Bobby Benson. Playing a reggae version of the icon’s popular hit ‘Taxi Driver’ (their version also catapulted the group to fame), the band leader Yemi Benson dedicated to the song to his father, who was influential in promoting highlife music in Nigeria. He added that reggae music is all about feeling some joy as the band performed some of their hits back in the day. It is the first time the founding members are playing together after their split in the late 80s. Their reunion was initiated by the convener of the concert, Edward Brown who is also a Chef and owner of the Smokey Bones Restaur...
Late Reggae Icon, Ras Kimono Begins Journey Home
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Late Reggae Icon, Ras Kimono Begins Journey Home

According to Mr. Theophilus Ehizibue, who spoke on behalf of the family at a briefing in Surulere, Lagos said: “Kimono’s journey to eternity will commence on Friday, August 17, with a social wake keep at his residence in Magodo, Lagos. “Thereafter, his former record label, Premier Music, will hold a night of tributes in his honour at Freedom Park on Monday, August 20, while reggae dancehall party comes up at his Magodo residence. “Association of Music Band Organisation of Nigeria, AMBON, will equally hold a night of tributes at Freedom Park on Tuesday, August 21, with the reggae dancehall party continuing at his Magodo residence. “ On Wednesday, August 22, will be Copyright Society of Nigeria, COSON’s night of tributes holding at COSON House, Ikeja, Lagos. The reggae dancehall pa...
Majek Fashek Mourns Ras Kimono
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Majek Fashek Mourns Ras Kimono

The reggae artist who just got liberated has joined hundreds of Nigerians to mourn Late Ras Kimono. He took to social media to write they met 3 days ago. He said; 'Ras Kimono why too soon kimono my brethren......RIP am short of words ,our last meeting 3 days ago was for you to meet with my manager Uzo in America and death took you away .....forever in my heart I gonna miss you....Jah why ?' RIP kimono I miss you.......?hmmmmmmmm
Runtown: Singer Reacts To Being Sued By His Former Record Label, Eric Manny
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Runtown: Singer Reacts To Being Sued By His Former Record Label, Eric Manny

We reported earlier today, that for the second time in 2 years, Eric Many, the record label that signed Nigerian popstar, Runtown has filed an injunction at a Federal High court against the singer for breach of contract. Now, Runtown, via Twitter, has spoken on the viral report. Douglas Jack Agu, better known by his stage name Runtown, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer. He has a diverse musical style mix of hip-hop, R&B, reggae and rap.
Runtown Shares Really Cute Photo Of His 9-Month Old Son, Zamar
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Runtown Shares Really Cute Photo Of His 9-Month Old Son, Zamar

Singer Runtown has shown the face of his son, Zamar on his Instagram page of over 2 million people with social media users dropping nice comments. Douglas Jack Agu, better known by his stage name Runtown, is also a songwriter and producer. He has a diverse musical style mix of hip-hop, R&B, reggae and rap. The ‘Mad over you’ crooner, 28, Runtown welcomed his first child, a baby boy with his girlfriend, Selena Leath last year. The Enugu State native reportedly revealed the name of his child as Zamar after throwing a baby shower for Selena. The baby shower held on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in the US, with Runtown already looking forward to seeing his baby boy. In November 2015, a UK model with Instagram name, Goddess Jamila, called out Runtown on Instagram, claiming to be three mo...
Patoranking Celebrates His 27th Birthday Today
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Patoranking Celebrates His 27th Birthday Today

Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie (born 27 May 1990), better known by his stage name Patoranking, is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Ijegun-Egba, Patoranking started his musical career doing underground collaborations with artists such as XProject, Konga, Slam and Reggie Rockstone. He signed a record deal with K-Solo's Igberaga Records in 2010, releasing "Up in D Club" under the outfit. Patoranking became a protégé of Dem Mama Records after collaborating with Timaya on his song "Alubarika". In February 2014, he signed a record deal with Foston Musik and released "Girlie O", a single that put him in the limelight. On 9 February 2015, Patoranking announced via Instagram that he signed a distribution deal with VP Records.
Burna Boy Warns His Fans, Says “I Am Not Your Role Model”
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Burna Boy Warns His Fans, Says “I Am Not Your Role Model”

Musician, Burna Boy has a strong message for those who think he should be a role model and inspire others. According to him; "I Am NOT your Role Model. I am just a 25 year old who has been through more than any 25 year old should have to, therefore takes life 1 day at a time and tries to make the best of things. This is my REAL LIFE, don't let your life be determined by how anyone lives theirs. You are Special and Amazing. You would not have been put on this earth if there wasn't a Reason.  I love you all. Love yourselves and each other. The World is Yours!  #Rock$T⭐️r."
Woman Condemns Lady Who Isn’t Bothered As Guy Inserts Hand In Her Pant At Party
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Woman Condemns Lady Who Isn’t Bothered As Guy Inserts Hand In Her Pant At Party

A video of a lady and a guy on a a dance floor has now gone viral on Facebook. This lady remained calm and unbothered as the guy comfortably kept his whole fingers inside her hot pant. She was smiling approvingly of the guy's act while the guy himself remained confident sipping from his cup and looking relax like a boss! He simply acted like it was no big deal or like he was looking for his car keys inside the lady’s pant. As expected, the unbelievable video has attracted a lot of citicisms. The particular location where the incidents happened is not immediately known except for the fact that the song being played by the DJ at the party is a foreign Reggae tune. The comment of a female Facebook user on the video is something to ponder upon. Diana Logan says "We are in an era where...
I Actually Learnt Reggae To Impress The Girls – Patoranking
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I Actually Learnt Reggae To Impress The Girls – Patoranking

In a recent interview, dancehall star, Patoranking reveals why he chosed reggae music. “One of the reasons I chose reggae even though it might sound funny is because of the girls. I remember back then in secondary school, if you did not know how to mime songs, you could not get the girls and I like standing out. I thought it would be wise for me to mime the songs that my colleagues won’t know. I listened to more reggae songs. Whenever I did that, the girls were always impressed. I listened to a lot of Bob Marley and Lucky Dube’s songs.”
Burna Boy Covers Guardian Life Magazine’s Latest Issue
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Burna Boy Covers Guardian Life Magazine’s Latest Issue

Damini Ogulu, also known as Burna Boy is the cover star of the latest issue of Guardian Life magazine. The music star, famous for his Nigerian reggae-dancehall infused songs, is described as the “coolest kid on the block”. Burna’s music career became official in 2012 as he rose to fame after releasing hit singles “Like To Party” and “Tonight”. Growing up in a family of music, he was destined for fame. He explains, “I don’t think there was ever a time I wasn’t doing anything music”. Guardian Life writes that: His media personality radiates with bad boy connotations, but in person he comes across as cheerful and often kind to the people around him. “I am not big on materialistic stuff, I wouldn’t concern myself with it if I didn’t have to… so that is why my mum is there thank God. I...
Majek Fashek Accuses Timi Dakolo of Stealing His Song
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Majek Fashek Accuses Timi Dakolo of Stealing His Song

Veteran singer, Majek Fashek has come forward with claims that R&B singer Timi Dakolo stole his song. In a recent interview with Saturday Beats , the Reggae icon revealed that Timi Dakolo never took permission from him before he recorded a remix of his hit song, Send Down the Rain in 2013, adding that the Iyawo Mi crooner had exploited the fact that he was mentally unstable. “He broke the rules of copyright. He is a thief because in music business, one must take permission before working on someone else’s song. That is why we have COSON,” he said. He also slammed Dakolo, calling him a fake artiste for infringing on the laws of copyright. “Dakolo never bothered to look for me before stealing my song. He is not an original artiste. It is only people like Tuface, Wizkid, Ola...

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