The irony. Celebrity gossip blogger Linda Ikeji refuses to reveal her “baby daddy.”

It’s been a few weeks since I blogged. If you are a subscriber to the AML newsletter, you will know that I took a break and it is good to be back. Last we left off, the hot topic was Nigerian celebrity gossip blogger Linda Ikeji announcing her pregnancy to the world. Ordinarily, this would …

Sinzu on his Recent Release from Federal Prison: “Did the crime, did the time, the past don’t matter…onto other Matters”

Popular U.S. based Nigerian hip-hop artist Sinzu has been released from federal prison, after serving a sentence for aggravated identity theft. His release was announced last month, but he recently shared a tweet confirming it and admitting responsibility for his criminal conduct. He also promises a new direction for his life by focusing on the …

#Wizkid Fails to Perform at #Coachella Again – Overwhelmed Artist, Incompetent Management or a Reflection of the True State of the Nigerian Music Industry?

As we all know by now, Wizkid was scheduled to perform on the main stage at the prestigious Coachella festival on April 14 and April 21, 2018, in Southern California, near Los Angeles. On April 14, 2018, he was a no-show and tweeted to the public via Twitter, less than 24 hours before his performance, …

Chude Jideonwo is Raising 10 Million Naira to Build a Mental Health Center for those Dealing with Depression & Trauma

Chude Jideonwo is raising 10 million naira to build a center for those dealing with mental health issues in Nigeria because none exists. Learn more about why this is so important to him and how you can support him. -Ms. Uduak I am very effusive person. Those who know me closely know that, even though …

South African Music Icon & Activist Hugh Masekela Dies at 78

Hugh Masekela, a South African trumpeter, singer and activist whose music became symbolic of the country’s anti-apartheid movement, even as he spent three decades in exile, died on Tuesday in Johannesburg. He was 78. His death was confirmed by Dreamcatcher, a communications agency that represented him. Mr. Masekela came to the forefront of his country’s …