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‘Step Aga,’ Others, Mourn Papa Wemba’s Death

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Port Harcourt based music
star, Mr. Stephen Asiga popularly known as the “humble-preacher man” has joined the music world in mourning the death of Africa’s King of Rumba rock Papa Wemba who died last Sunday, few hours after collapsing on stage in Abidjan, (Cote d’ivoire) at the age of 66.
The gospel reggae singer who spoke with The Tide Entertainment recently, described the Iconic Musician as a role model to African Musicians who brought fame and wealth to the music profession. He noted that his death is a big loss not only to African musicians but to the entire music world and humanity. According to him, one of the ways to immortalize him is to keep his flag flying by sustaining his great exploits in music and lifestyle.
Other world figures who also spoke on the demise of the great musician include the Congolese President Joseph Kabila and the Congelese Culture minister Baudouin Banza Mukalay who called his death a great loss to the country and all of Africa, while BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) Ixtra’s African music Ambassador D. J. Edu said “I would put him in the same bracket as Fela Kuti when it comes to influence in African music,” we have lost a golden voice.”
Born in 1949, Wemba whose real name is shungu Wemba Dio Pre Kikunba began his singing career in religious choir. He helped modernize Congolese Rumba Music with the genre that emerged Soukuos influencing music in Africa, together with his bands Zaiko Langa Langa, Isifi and Viva la musica he raked up hit after hit including L’E SCLAVE and la voyageur. His pioneering blend of Africa and western sound became one of Africa’s most popular music styles.
In the course of his six decade long music career, Wember toured with Steve Wonder, he also toured around the world and recorded with British Artist, Peter Gabriel, His Collabo with Peter earned him a gold disc. He has also appeared in two feature films titled “Life is Beautiful” in 1987 and “Wild Games” in 1997. Wemba was also famed for his flambouyant dressing. The style Icon was the driving force behind the cultural movement “The Sapeurs” whose young men spend vast amount on designer clothes.

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I’m Eager To Find Love Again -Tiwa Savage

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Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, has declared her desire to find love and experience once again. The Koroba Crooner shared her deepest wish with her fans and followers via her instagram page. The number one African bad girl is highly optimistic that her prince charming will seek her out soonest as she is ready to be found and pampered with love.
Tiwa shared a picture of herself as she looked gorgeously dressed in a beautifully tailored pink dress for Toyin Lawani’s wedding reception. She captioned it ‘somebody’s son will find me one day.
Savage was married to Tunji Balogun popularly know as Tee Billz Balogun on November 23, 2013 the couple held their traditional marriage at the Ark in Lekki, while their white wedding was held on April 26,2014 at the Armani Hotel, Dubai.
In 2015, Tiwa gave birth to her first child with Tee Billz. However, in 2016 the singer announced the crash of her marriage as she accused her husband of financial recklessness, drug addiction and abandonment.

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Burna Boy Drinks From Grammy Award Plaque

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It is no news that Burna Boy was nominated by the organisers of the grammy awards event and won the award with his popular album Twice As Tall. The award remains a highlight for all the nominations, awards won and every other achievement so far in his musical career.
The self acclaimed African Giant was out clubbing with friends over the weekend and made sure to take along his grammy award plague. In the viral video which surfaced on the internet, the kilometer singer was seen in the club in the company of friends as they celebrated his taking receipt of his grammy win.
In the course of their celebration Odogwu held out the gold plague as champaign was poured into it after which he drank the entire content. The video has gone viral and got social media users talking and expressing diverse opinions, while a popular boy has criticised the Afro fusion singer for taking his plague to a club, noting he and his plague have begun a nation wide tour and may visit all the 774 local government areas in Nigeria.
Social media users have become defence ministers for Burna Boy and they have slammed the blog while hailing the artite, noting the grammy win was well deserved and he can celebrate and do whatever makes him happy with his plague.
Dansonko said: “Celebrate your wins, you worked for it, you deserve it and no one can tell you otherwise.

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Alibaba, Banky W, Others Attend Wizkid’s Debut Album’s 10th Anniversary

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On June 12, 2021, Grammy Award winning music star, Wizkid celebrated the 10th anniversary of his debut album, ‘Super Star’. In a documentary shared on Wizkid’s insa stories, industry giants like Bankyw, Alibaba, Femi Kuti, Basket Mouth and others took turns to speak on the 30-year-old singers evolution since his successful debut.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the release of the album under BankyW’s Eme, Wizkid released a docu-series titled. “A super star’ made in Lagos on his you tube page and shared across his social media handles.
Speaking in the docu-series, wizkid reflects on his childhood, recalling his early days in Surelere and being the last child of his parents. Wizkid took time to share his experience in BankyW’s Enyire Maths Entertainment (EME) which signed him and released the album.
“Getting signed to Bankyw was one of the amazing things that happened to me, it was just an amazing moment for me, it changed my life,” Wizkid said.

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