UHURU FEST 2022 brings san diego to life with Focalistic, Kasango, Caiiro, Blaq Pages, Tomi Tribe, Others.

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UHURU FEST 2022 – It is no news that afrobeats is fast getting recognition on the global stage at an exponential rate, from global music charts, to stately music festivals and local radio stations, Afrobeats music can be heard echoing and leading big catalytic conversations in the entertainment industry worldwide. However one genre that is also running up right alongside afrobeats music is the Amapiano & Afrohouse genres of music; Having huge and cult-like followings from similar fans in the House music and EDM space, Afrohouse and Amapiano brings a novel experience the game, it is that sweet spot that creates massive appeal and demand from both the House/EDM community and the Afro community.


With a lot of festivals now coming back to life after a very long and quiet pandemic year, one festival set to make its debut on June 11, 2022 is the Uhuru Fest; bringing all Afrobeats, Afrohouse and Amapiano genre together on one mega 1,200 capacity yacht. According to the organizers, The Uhuru Fest – Yacht Cruise edition is an immersion of the sounds out of Africa featuring amapiano superstar Focalistic, south African celebrity DJs, Caiiro & Kasango, Ghananian and Nigerian Los Angeles based DJs Blaq pages & Tomi Tribe and host of other well known music DJs in southern California.

This year debut yacht festival edition will kick off its flagship event in San diego; “San diego is popularly known for yacht music festivals and parties, and being a tourist state that borders Mexico with about a 30 mins drive, a beautiful made-in-heaven coastline and amazing weather, it was a no brainer for the organizers to decide that san diego should be the host of this years debut edition” Ayo Oshodi, one of the co-curator of the event stated, further adding “Also san diego has a very huge music community but has very little experience in the afro music space, this is why we have taken the initiative to grow that community and experience out here, the response for this event has been very positive, the feedback and anticipation is really exciting and we are ready to give everyone a great time!!!”.


Uhuru Fest promises a full day experience of afro inspired music, dance and happiness. The event is organized and curated by iboat NYC along with Crust Nation, Descendants records, Afropanda Ent., GldnGrid, M.O.E.T ent and Run the Play. iBoatNYC is the largest multi-genre destination in the world, which started in 2010 as a 150 person boat party and grew to hundreds of events in a partnership with Hornblower NY. Home to New York City – world travelers get a chance to mingle with local New Yorkers while dancing to their favorite DJs and watching artists perform live in front of the Statue of Liberty.

iBoatNYC upcoming programming combines summer concerts featuring international talent, nightlife cruises and sightseeing tours, making it an all year round destination that reflects New York City’s culture.

Davido Accused Of Stealing ‘Jowo’ From Victor AD


Nigerian Twitter is roasting Davido for allegedly stealing his hit single ‘Jowo’ from a Nigerian singer, Victor AD.

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, a Twitter user identified as thug life accused the afrobeats superstar, Davido of stealing his 2020 hit song, Jowo from Victor AD.

According to Thuglife, Victor AD confronted Davido after he heard the song and Davido allegedly blocked him on all social media platforms. Thug life claims Davido stole the record ‘Jowo’ after he recorded ‘Tire You’ with Victor Ad in his studio.

Read his tweet below:

“Victor AD just confirmed davido stole his record “Jowo”.According to AD; OBO heard d song after they recorded “Tire You”. He was surprised to see d song on ABT without him/his mgt consent; He said davido blocked him on Socials & threatened to ruin him. This wickedness ”





Davido Signs New Artiste To DMW


Davido has added a new member, Deinde to his expanding record label, Davido Music Worldwide (DMW).

This news was made public via Social Media where the young artiste, Deinde, was spotted with the 30BG crew including Davido and his lawyer, Prince and they were also captured in a video signing what seems to be his contract.

Also announcing the artiste, Davido said;

“Everyone join me in welcoming my new artiste to the DMW family! @deindeofficial ! A real gem with the mic and pen. Trust me when I say watch out for what’s to come! Time for you to soar bro! Everyone go over to his page show him some love for me! #DMW shit! … #Stay tuned!!”


Burna Boy Releases Tracklist For His Upcoming Album

Burna Boy has released the tracklist for his forthcoming album, ‘Twice As Tall,’ which is billed to drop on the 14th of August, 2020.


The 15 track album features the likes of American hip hop mogul, Diddy, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Senegalese icon, Youssou N’Dour, Naughty By Nature, Sauti Sol, and UK-Ghanaian rapper Stormzy. According to a New York Times article about Burna Boy, the album is set to be produced by Diddy, Timbaland, Telz, Rexxie, Leriq, and on.

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It was also revealed that most of the album was recorded during the pandemic, and Burna Boy and Diddy collaborated across an eight-hour time difference via frequent Zoom calls and file transfers. Diddy brought in musical contributions including drums from Anderson .Paak on of the songs, “Alarm Clock” and additional production from Timbaland on another “Wetin Dey Sup”.


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Diddy also makes his presence audible with voice-over intros on some songs, briefly upstaging Burna Boy. But he said that the music was about 80 percent complete, including all of the songwriting before he was brought in to provide “fresh ears” and his sense of detail. The album he added, is “a modern but pure, unapologetic African body of work.”

Falz Launches New Production Outfit


Falz has unveiled his Film Production company called “House 21 TV” and has also launched his first TV Series.


Award-winning rapper and actor Folarin Falana aka Falz  had revealed some weeks ago that he intends on starting a Film and Television production company. Well, it appears plans have been put in place for the company to be launched. Taking to his Instagram page, he announced the name of the Production company as House 21 TV, he also said that the company is releasing its first TV Series, “Therapy”.


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I’m super super excited as this is something I have always wanted to do. I recently set up a Film & TV production company @house21tv with the aim of bringing you artistically sound & thoroughly entertaining content. Outside-the-box stories, peculiar storytelling, all-round Original content! Shouts to my partners @abokithebahdguy @femisoro & @sappyjnr . Our first official release is a Comedy Series titled “Therapy”. Out tomorrow Friday, August 7 ? Stay tuned!! ??? & Please follow @house21tv @house21tv ??????


Flavour Reportedly Ties Knot With First Baby Mama



Nigerian singer, Chinedu Izuchukwu Okoli popularly known as “Flavour” has reportedly tied the knot with his first baby mama, Sandra Okagbue.


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The couple started dating in 2014 and became famous for their on and off relationship and now it is being reported that they got married. According to On-Air personality, Blossom Martins, the music star, and Okagbue got married at a private ceremony that took place in Onitsha on Monday, August 3, 2020.

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The report stated that the wedding was held in discreet, devoid of the usual flamboyance associated with celebrities. However, the singer hasn’t confirmed the story and neither has Sandra. The singer and former beauty queen are parents to two daughters.