J. Cole Leads Billboard Artist 100 Chart for First Time

The rapper reigns as his new album, ‘4 Your Eyez Only,’ opens atop the Billboard 200 & Top Album Sales charts. J. Cole is the top musical act in the U.S., soaring from No. 19 to No. 1 for his first week atop the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Dec. 31). The Artist 100 measures artist activity across Billboard‘s most influential charts, including the Billboard Hot 100, Top Album Sales and the Social 50. The Artist 100 (which launched in July 2014) blends data measuring album and track sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interaction to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity. Share2 Tweet +1 Share PinShares 2

Teaser Video: WizKid – Daddy Yo

After enjoying an amazing and successful 2016 without dropping an official single, the Prince Of Afrobeat, Wizkid is set to take it to another level. the Star Boy CEO set social media ablaze when he posted a video teaser for his soon to be released first official single for 2016 ”Daddy Yo”, the single features Star Boy first lady and one of the finest singers in Ghana, Efya. The video will be out soon. the sound is different, I think this is going to be a massive hit, what do you think? Watch video after the cut… Share3 Tweet +1 Share PinShares 3

J. Cole Scores His Fourth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

J. Cole’s 4 Your Eyez Only bounds in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, granting the rapper his fourth chart-topper and notching the third-largest debut of 2016, according to Nielsen Music. The set earned 492,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Dec. 15. Only the bows of Drake’s Views (1.04 million units) and Beyonce’s Lemonade (653,000) were larger this year. Of J. Cole’s overall 492,000 unit start, 363,000 were in traditional album sales — the third-biggest weekly sales sum for a single album this year. Again, it trails only the arrivals of Views (852,000 sold in its first week) and Lemonade (a 485,000 sales launch). The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sal...

‘Street King Immortal’ Will Be My Last Album – 50 Cent Is Retiring

After spending almost 15 years supplying heat for the club and the streets, 50 Cent is considering retirement. Serving as the December 2016 cover star for Muscle & Fitness, the Queens-bred rap mogul provided an extensive interview for the magazine highlighting his acting career, his training regimen and his desire to step away from music after completing his elusive album Street King Immortal. “I want to finish with that project. I don’t want to write another record after that. You know how some artists got to have confirmation that they’re right. I have that confirmation in f-cking 35, 40 million [albums] that I already sold,” he said. Since 2011, the “In Da Club” rapper has been teasing Street King Immortal. Despite several push-backs, he has released a few mi...

No Chill Menh! Timaya Blasts Fan Who Wants To Be His Social Media Consultant

Honestly, see what Timaya replied to one of his fan on twitter who confronted him with a good proposal.. lol. see his tweet to the guy below.. The follower claimed Timaya ’s followings is reducing hence he can help him get the numbers up. See what happened afterwards below; Share2 Tweet +1 Share PinShares 2

Selena Gomez Is The New Face of Coach

In August, Selena Gomez announced she was taking a break to deal with anxiety and depression due to a lupus diagnosis. But the performer made a brief return to the spotlight at November’s American Music Awards, where she gave an emotional speech as she accepted the award for favorite pop/rock female artist. Now it looks like Gomez may be returning to the entertainment biz with a massive fashion deal in tow. Coach has confirmed Gomez is the new face of the brand, and she’ll work on a special design project with creative director Stuart Vevers. Share Tweet +1 Share PinShares 0

Marc Anthony and Wife Shannon de Lima Officially Split

After weeks of uncorroborated rumors, Marc Anthony has officially announced that he’s splitting up with Shannon de Lima, his wife of two years. “After much consideration, we have mutually and amicably decided to end our two year marriage,”  Anthony in a statement released Sunday (Dec. 18). “We ask for privacy during this difficult process, and no further comments will be made from either one of us about this personal matter. ” Rumors about Anthony separating from de Lima surfaced following his Latin Grammy presentation with ex-wife Jennifer Lopez on Nov. 17, after which the two kissed on live television. Share Tweet +1 Share PinShares 0

Mavin Star Di’ja Looks All Shade Of Beautiful In New Photos

Don Jazzy’s girl, Hadiza Salma Blell, popularly known as Di’ja dazzled in a photoshoot for a Nigerian fashion outlet, Fashpa. The mother of one who has kept her marriage and husband away from public eye looked breathtaking. Share Tweet +1 Share PinShares 0

Kcee’s manager finally arrested for beating Harrysong’s staff

Following the recent fight between Kcee’s manager, Soso Soberekon and Harrysong’s manager, Desmond at Amaju Pinnicks birthday party few days back, the police have finally gotten in touch with Soso Soso Soberekon who travelled immediately after he and his boys beat up Harrysong’s manager, promised to report himself to the police has fulfilled his wish as he was spotted writing a statement at the Ikoyi police station. However it is not certain whether Soso Soberekon was detained at the police station on Thursday, December 15 but he is currently under investigation for beating up Harrysong’s manager Desmond and another member of the crew, Bishop. It could be recalled that on Thursday, December 1, at Amaju Pinnick’s birthday at his home in Park View, Ikoyi, Lagos, Soso was reported to have bea...

On the road to recovery: Kanye West cuts a cheerful figure at LA art exhibition

Kanye West appeared in good spirits following his well publicised breakdown late November, as he attended Rick Owens: Furniture in Los Angeles. Stopping by Californian museum MOCA, the 39-year-old rapper was spotted smiling as he chatted to the show’s organiser and artist’s partner Michele Lamy on Friday night. The Black Skinhead hitmaker appeared to be on the road to recovery as he enthusiastically spoke to the curator about the awe-inspiring exhibition. Share Tweet +1 Share PinShares 0

Why so shy? Rihanna keeps her head down as she arrives in Los Angeles

She’s had a busy few weeks, filming Ocean’s Eight on location in new York and joining Britain’s Prince Harry in her native Barbados for World AIDS Day. And on Friday Rihanna continued her travels, touching down on the West Coast as she headed to Los Angeles for the weekend. The sultry singer tried to fly under the radar as she arrived at LAX covered up in a black hoodie paired with baggy sweatpants. Rihanna walked to her waiting vehicle with a Louis Vuitton bag slung over one shoulder. Just a few days ago, she was photographed in a janitor costume while filming scenes for Ocean’s Eight. She joins Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter and Mindy Kaling in the all-female heist caper. In fact, Kaling recently joked about how much attention ...

Kanye West Calls Kid Cudi’s New Album ‘Super Inspiring’

Kid Cudi got some free promo from Kanye West when the Chicago rapper shared an iTunes link to Cudi’s new album Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’, which dropped Friday, calling the project “super inspiring.” It’s been a rocky year for the two longtime collaborators. In September, Cudi name-checked ‘Ye and Drake in a Twitter tirade about the music industry. “These n—as dont give a f— about me. And they aint f—in with me,” he typed. West also fired back during a Saint Pablo tour stop, saying, “Kid Cudi, don’t ever mention ‘Ye name. I birthed you.” Several days later, West backpedaled on his comments at his Houston show and called Cudi “the most influential artist of the past 10 years.”  It...