Zanzibar, an archipelago off the coast of Tanzania. The word Zanzibar came from Arabic zanjibār (زنجبار ), which is in turn from Persian zangbâr (زنگبار ), a compound of Zang (زنگ , “black”) + bâr (بار , “coast”). The name is one of several toponyms sharing similar etymologies, ultimately meaning “land of the blacks” or similar meanings, in reference to the dark skin of the inhabitants. Although it is officially part of the East African country, in almost all aspects—politics,… Read More


WHAT IS GRATITUDE? The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. However, it’s easy to be ungrateful these days, isn’t it? It’s easy to want things we don’t have. In fact, I’d even go as far as saying it’s stitched into the very material of our society. Everywhere we turn, we are reminded of the fact of how little we do have rather than how much we have to be grateful for. In a… Read More
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Did you know? Nollywood is a multi-billion dollar film industry with an average production volume of about 50 movies every week. In 2009, Nollywood had outranked Hollywood to become the second largest film industry by volume after Bollywood. Nollywood is also the second largest employer in Nigeria after the agricultural sector. The number of people it employs are estimated to be over a million. What is Nollywood? As far as history is concerned, the term Nollywood was firstly used by… Read More
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Mayorkun – Betty Butter feat Davido

  Betty butter is a currently trending Afro-beat song by Mayorkun (a Nigerian singer, songwriter, pianist and comedian) who featured an all time African favorite musician, Davido. Mayorkun was discovered and signed with Davido’s music label after he released a cover of Davido’s “The money” single. He admits to have spent a lot of time perfecting Betty butter so as to get everything to sit right in the mix. Betty butter is now the second most played song in Nigeria… Read More


Biography  Kevin Roye is a Jamaican Reggae/Dancehall artist popularly known as Biggaton. He grew up in Mandeville (the capital and largest town in the county of Middlesex, Jamaica) where he attended school and later on gained a scholarship to study at Holmwood Technical High School which is in Christiana (a town in Jamaica). Biggaton’s life was and is utterly immersed in music. He at one point in time was suspended from school because he wouldn’t stop deejaying. He began his… Read More
Naija Celebs 

REVEALED: Chioma Begged Davido To Sign May D

Popular Nollywood actor Uche Maduagwu has disclosed that the girlfriend of the DMW boss Chioma was the one who intervened for artist May D to be signed on Davido’s record label. According to Uche, Chioma begged Davido to sign the artist on his record label because she has been a huge fan of May D’s songs. Uche disclosed that he spoke to Davido where he recommended May D and called him smart and intelligent. READ ALSO: Beyoncé Was Inspired… Read More
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“My Special Gift From God” Says, Wizkid’s Babymama

Ogudu Oluwanishola, the first baby mama to Nigerian Starboy Wizkid, has taken to her Instagram social page to flaunt their 9-year-old son, Boluwatife Balogun. She captured the adorable photos as a special gift from God. She wrote; “My Special Gift from God  My Whole Heart  BOLUWATIFEMI” See photos below… Wizkid has 3 sons from 3 different women which are, Shola, Binta and Jada. It can be recalled that in 2018, Shola had complained on social media over what she perceived… Read More
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Nengi Wins First Challenge To Become ‘Head of House’

ADVERTISEMENT The first head of house at the newly running Big Brother Africa season 5 edition has been appointed. Nengi, the Bayelsa State-born socialite emerged the winner as the first Head of House after a challenge among housemates was carried out in the house. ALSO READ: ‘Their Robo Ske Ske Has Ended’ – Twitter User Reacts After Tiwa Savage Snubbed Wizkid On His Birthday After a keenly contested competition where housemates were assigned the task of selecting the Head… Read More
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African music will continue to blossom

New York-based African-American music/lifestyle blogger who has stayed committed to the affairs and success of emerging artistes for the best part of the last ten years, Richardine Bartee has described African music as music of great potential. In a recent interview the American of Liberian descent says the continent is the future hub of music and emerging talents. “I like the energy behind African music, It seems to be driven out of love, first. I think African music will… Read More
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V Street, the Vegan Bar From the Vedge Team, Is Permanently Closed

Add V Street to the list of restaurants not reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. The vegan restaurant in Rittenhouse, which started life as a cocktail bar and later folded in lunch spot Wiz Kid, is permanently closed, according to owners Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby. The couple is best known for Vedge, their acclaimed vegan restaurant in Washington Square West. Landau and Jacoby opened V Street in October 2014 on 19th Street just off Rittenhouse Square. The stylish restaurant,… Read More