AML 083: #OneAfricaMusicFest — The Unstoppable Rise of Afrobeat Music in America

On July 22nd, 2016, 15,000+ people mostly of African and Caribbean heritage gathered at The One Africa Music Fest, held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, to make history. It was the first time that an African musical festival took place on such grand scale; and it comes on the heels of what is a resurgence of …

AML Hottest 35 Nigerian Songs & Music Videos | February 2016 Edition

We continue with monitoring the popularity and quality of music coming out of Nigeria’s music industry with the second installment of AML’s hottest songs and music videos of the month. In the January edition, we began our count from 10,000 views and up. For the month of February 2016, the videos that made the cut …

All You Need to Know About MultiChoice Africa’s Biggest Content Showcase on the Continent #OnlytheBest

The stakes in Africa’s entertainment industry continues to rise as MultiChoice Africa just kicked off the biggest content showcase on the continent in an extravagant party in Mauritius. It appears that even with the grand kick off and the seemingly amazing perks for Nollywood celebrities and bloggers, there are some that are unhappy with MultiChoice …

Forget Marriage, Bring on the Babies: 20 Nigerian Celebrities with Children Out of Wedlock

While many of his fans have congratulated him, they have also questioned why he has a child out-of-wedlock. In addition, many have also lamented on the rise of Nigerian celebrities having children out-of-wedlock. “Wedlock” means “children born of a mother and a father who were not married at the time of birth; who are not …

@iam_Davido Wraps Up Collabo with @MeekMill, Announces New Ones with @TreySongz & @2NiteFlavour

HKN Record Label executive and artist Davido has just wrapped up a music collaboration with American rapper Meek Mill, and announces upcoming ones with Trey Songz and Flavour (Nigerian artist). My favorite Nigerian and American industry collaboration is the P-Square and Rick Ross one. I am hoping one of Davido’s collaborations has even more of …