*Explosion: NNPC commiserates with Lagos, victims (Punch)*Sanwo-Olu visits widow of man killed in Surulere #EndSARS protest (Guardian)

Explosion: NNPC commiserates with Lagos, victims (Punch) The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has commiserated with the Lagos State Government and victims of the tanker explosion which occurred on the Otedola Bridge in the early hours of Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020.…

D’banj features Seun Kuti in a new song

D’banj has featured Seun Kuti on a new song. D’banj and the Afrobeat musician had teamed up for a collaboration weeks before the lockdown occasioned by coronavirus pandemic. A close source hinted that the song also featured the popular Egypt…

Burna Boy and the Fela influence – Dami Ajayi

Twenty-two years after Fela‘s death, his accomplished older son, Femi Kuti, is 58 years old, the exact age Fela was when he succumbed to HIV/AIDS. Seun Kuti, his younger son, in whose hands the mantle of leading the Egypt 80…

Seun Kuti lauds Akeredolu’s marijuana initiative, suggests possible relocation to Ondo (Punch)

Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, has lauded Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, for highlighting the need for the state to tap into the legal marijuana market. On his Instagram page, Kuti shared a screenshot of Governor Akeredolu’s tweet on the…

Seun Kuti thrills at Grammys, loses to Soweto Gospel Choir

Seun Kuti had a thrilling performance at the premiere ceremony of the 61st Grammy Awards, however failing to pick the award in the ‘World Music Award’ category in which he was nominated for his album, Black Times. South Africa’s Soweto…

Why I didn’t perform at 2019 Grammys —Seun Kuti (Punch)

Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, on Monday, revealed why he didn’t perform at the 2019 Grammy Awards, which held on Sunday night. On his Instagram handle, he shared a video of himself on the Grammys red carpet and said that he…

Six reasons why Felabration 2018 is the best place to be this October

The Annual festival that celebrates the life and times of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti is here again and it’s no other than “The Felabration Concert”. A festival that would forever continue to ring a bell in the history of Nigeria’s Entertainment and…

Seun Kuti, Boj to perform at Jameson Connects Lagos (ThisDay)

Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, will be performing at the third edition of Jameson Connects’ Lagos Independence Day celebration. Last year’s edition, which was held at the Running Shed in Ebute-Metta, witnessed thrilling performances from alternative afro-soul…

Adekunle Gold shows maturity on “About 30” – Dami Ajayi

It’s been two years since Adekunle Gold’s self-titled album ‘Gold’ buzzed into our airwaves and consciousness. Many will agree that it was about time, he hit us with his sophomore effort, which he calls ‘About 30’. Adekunle Gold has been…

With Femi and Seun, Afrobeat no go die! – Dami Ajayi

Fela’s Afrobeat musical legacy is thriving. 2018 has begun on a good note with Femi and Seun Anikulapo-Kuti, two scions of the self-acclaimed maverick, releasing two studio albums. Femi Kuti calls his tenth album, One People One World while his…

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