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City 105.1 FM to syndicate Turntable top 50 as part of partnership

On November 19th, 2020, TurnTable Charts launched the record-breaking TurnTable Top 50 which combines freemium streaming services, Radio, and Television airplay to create an accurate representation of music consumption in Nigeria. The first installment of the TurnTable Top 50 saw “Ginger” by Wizkid featuring Burna Boy become the first number-one song on the chart. ALSO READ: Pulse chats with Ayomide Oriowo of Turntable Charts [Inside By Pulse] #left5::before{ content: “AD”; font-size: .6em; text-align: center; display: block; color: #bfbbbb7d; } Since its launch, TurnTable Top 50 has become the biggest and…

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Jena Nahnsen to Serve as Aspire2STEAM Advisor

Jena Nahnsen to Serve as Aspire2STEAM Advisor – Music Industry Today – EIN Presswire Trusted News Since 1995 A service for music industry professionals · Thursday, March 4, 2021 · 536,284,384 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools News Topics Newsletters Press Releases Events & Conferences RSS Feeds Other Services Questions? Sourced From Nigerian Music

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Two Nigeria Boys Tensioning Social Media With Their Flamboyant Lifestyle Are Caught During Robbery Operation [Photos+Video]

Two men were caught engaging in a robbery operation and it turns out they are young men who have been sharing videos of themselves living large to social media. One video of the men shared online shows them lounging in a hotel room while smoking and listening to music. Not long after the video was shared, the men were allegedly caught terrorising a neighbourhood. “All that glitters is not gold” Nigerians pointed out after the men were caught robbing with guns and paraded. Video of them being paraded was shared…

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(Opinion): Is reggae music dying or dead?

Related Articles Reggae is one special kind of music that changed the world. It’s Apostles come in different forms, acts and styles…. Some are highly “spiritual”. Some are very philosophical. Some are very mystical. Some are realists. Some are social crusaders. Some are humanists. Some are activists….Some are nationalists. Some are freedom fighters. Some are preachers. Some are teachers. We can go on and on. The list of who the Disciples of Reggae are is inexhaustible. From Bob Nesta Marley to Ewart Beckford (aka U Roy) Burning Spear, Steel Pulse,…

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Cadence 808: Meet American singer doing Afrobeat music

American singer Cadence 808 is going against the grain by pursuing Afrobeat music which originated from West Africa. Often times, we hear of African musicians seeking to do music with a Western touch. In fact, many of our musical genres are exports of Western nations- Hip Hop, Rock, whilst local genres are often influenced by sounds from the West. However, an American singer is going against the grain by pursuing Afrobeat music which originated from West Africa. Cadence 808 is an up and coming singer whose sound is a mix of…

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The list outing Nigerian male celebrities hurts both heterosexual and LGBTQ people

A list of gay/bisexual men in Nigeria, compiled by self-styled investigative journalist known only as Queen Aisha, has made the round of Naija Twitter and is picking up more speed by the day.  The list, comprising essentially of actors, music artists and internet influencers bears the name of almost every male celebrity out there. It will be laughable if it isn’t dangerous. There are many ways to see this trend of wielding the existence of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and other sexual and gender minorities as fodder to build a…

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Old skool music: An immortal vinyl treasure in Douala, Cameroon

Related Articles RFI | In the Deido neighborhood of Douala, Cameroon’s economic capital, you’ll find a small shop belting out authentic music on vinyl from the 1980s and 90s—Disco Saint Paul. A shining example of how traditional records still remain the top choice for music purists over modern streaming and mp3s. Record store owner and manager Ntchagna Paul owns up to 5,000 vinyl records of numerous musical genres: Makossa, Rumba, French and American tracks. Paul has been collecting, selling and lovingly curating his records for over 25 years, but he…

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The Best Music Of February: NPR Staff Picks

Clockwise from upper left: Black Country, New Road; VanJess; Will Liverman; Maxine Funke; Aaron Lee Tasjan; Wild Pink. Courtesy of the artists hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of the artists Clockwise from upper left: Black Country, New Road; VanJess; Will Liverman; Maxine Funke; Aaron Lee Tasjan; Wild Pink. Courtesy of the artists Every month, we ask the NPR Music staff: What’s the one song you couldn’t escape? What’s the one album to which you’ll return all year? In February, rock artists like Aaron Lee Tasjan, Wild Pink and Black Country,…

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Here’s why cases of domestic violence would continue to rise in Nigeria

Despite the paucity of reliable data, the tons of cases of domestic violence that make the news are enough confirmation that there is a deeply rooted problem in Nigeria that should be a cause for concern. There is a reason why. When medical doctor, Dr. Ifeyinwa Angbo, sent out a public cry for help last year in a video she posted on Facebook calling out her husband; Pious Angbo, a Channels TV reporter, for 6 years of abuse, many who understood the anatomy of abuse immediately, had the sinking feeling…

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Nigerian Schoolgirls Released After Armed Kidnapping

More than 275 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped last Friday have been returned safely, government officials say. The Nigerian government has denied paying a ransom for the girls, and officials have not said who’s responsible. It’s unclear whether the captors were arrested. The government initially said 317 girls were abducted, but today revised the number to 279 without explanation. They were taken from their beds at the Government Girls Science Secondary School in the town of Jangebe. Witnesses told reporters that gunmen — some wearing uniforms and disguised as security personnel —…

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