Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Juicy’ named Greatest Hip-Hop Song of all time
BBC Music recently placed “Juicy” at the number one spot on their list of the top 25 hip-hop songs of all time. The list was compiled by polling more than 100 critics and experts, including A Tribe Called Quest, Common and the Wu-Tang Clan.
Johnnie Walker hosts Adekunle Gold, Wande Coal and Africalypso icon Lagbaja in Lagos
Johnnie Walker last weekend hosted the Johnnie, Jazz & Whisky concert. Afropop sensations Adekunle Gold, Wande Coal and Africalypso icon Lagbaja, mesmerized the audience with a scintillated fusion of music and the great flavours of Johnnie Walker Black Label.
Final tribute held for DJ Arafat, the 'King of Coupe Decale' dance music
Thousands of fans of DJ Arafat, the king of 'Coupè Dècalè' dance music that is hugely popular in Ivory Coast and West Africa, gathered on Friday to pay tribute to him in a stadium in Abidjan on the eve of his funeral.
Eminem's Music publisher files lawsuit against Spotify
In re-producing the song "Lose Yourself," and hundreds of others by the rapper, the lawsuit claims the music streamer infringed on copyright laws. The publisher's complaint adds that "Lose Yourself" was put into a category meant for unknown song owners on Spotify.
Lil Nas X’s 'Old town road' breaks record for longest running no. 1 hit
The hit song “Old Town Road” has officially spent 17 weeks at the top of the 'Billboard' Hot 100 chart. This means that Lil Nas X has broken the record for the most weeks at No. 1, which was previously held by Mariah Carey’s song “One Sweet Day.”
New Orleans funk musician Art Neville dies, 81
The American musician was a fixture in the funk group The Meters and The Neville Brothers band.
Teni, the unorthodox pop-star taking Nigeria by storm
No one could have predicted that Teniola Apata, or "Teni, The Entertainer", would become an Afro-pop star in relatively conservative Nigeria. The 26-year-old artist is challenging conventions and hopes to go on to conquer the international scene.