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Yemi Alade Signs Licensing Deal With Universal Music

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Nigerian star, Yemi Alade has signed a new licensing deal with Universal Music Africa and Universal Music France.

The news broke on September 9, 2019. The boss of Effyzie Music Group, the label to which Yemi Alade is currently signed tweeted this, “We go with God @universalmusicafrica / @universalmusicfrance signs Licencing Deal with @effyzziemusicgroup for #Nigerian superstar @yemialade.”

Under the multi-year agreement, UMA will serve as the exclusive worldwide recorded music partner for Yemi Alade and her label Effyzzie Music Group, and UMF will serve as the international roll-out partner for the project.

This licensing agreement, effective immediately, shows UMG’s will to strengthen its position in this part of the world through UMA, and builds upon the enormous success Yemi Alade has achieved with her label Effyzzie Music Group.

In making the announcement, Moussa Soumbounou, MD of Universal Music Africa, said, “Yemi Alade is one of the few artists in the history of African urban pop music to reach such a high level of notoriety.

We at Universal Music Africa are all huge fans of Yemi Alade and her music and with what she has already accomplished with Effyzzie Music Group, we believe that our new partnership will only further elevate her superstar status globally. We are excited and proud to support her in this new phase of her career and help her reach even greater heights.

Olivier Nusse, Chairman and CEO of Universal Music France, said, “It is a real opportunity for Universal Music to have the confidence of such an artist. Her talent and impact on African and even world pop music are undeniable, and it is with great humility but even more ambition that we will support his project, with the help of the other subsidiaries.

“Africa is more present than ever on the world music scene, and Universal Music Group through such a partnership, confirms its ambitions, but also its leadership.

Taiye Aliyu, CEO and founder of Effyzzie Music Group, added, “We at Effyzzie Music Group and Yemi Alade are pleased to be working in partnership with the Universal Music Group, changing the narrative of African music, one artist at a time. The Future is Africa. “

It’s been a solid year for Yemi Alade who became the first female African act to have one million YouTube subscribers. She also released her fourth studio album, Woman of Steel a few weeks ago. This came after she featured on Beyonce‘s album, The Lion King: The Gift.

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Sista Afia Is My Favorite Female Artist : Fameye Confesses

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Ghanaian singer Peter Famiyeh popularly knows as Fameye has opened up on who his favorite female musician is

In a Q&A tweet with Kobby Kyei, the “Notin I Get” hitmaker was asked who his favorite female musician is and Fameye had no other artist in mind than Sista Afia

Many believe they both have a song together titled “Nobody Dey” hence, the reason she is his favorite. This is one of Fameye’s hit songs and till date, people can’t stop growing on his joint with Sista Afia

Factually speaking, many musicians have confirmed how unique Sista Afia is and the great experience they get working with her in the studio, perhaps another reason why Fameye sees her as his favorite

Her vocal delivery, writing skills and the kind of harmonies she infuses in a song makes every artist want to work with her.

Sarkodie few weeks ago after working with Sista Afia in his house posted, “great vocal delivery, girl you got it”.

She has worked with almost all the top talents in the industry, including Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, Bisa Kdei, Fameye, Sefa, Nero X, D Black, Medikal, Eno Barony, etc.

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Kobina Sam Nominated For The 2019 Africa Movie Academy Awards

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Super talented Ghanaian actor, Kobina Amissah-Sam has been nominated in the 2019 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

For his role in the riveting and scintillating film ‘The Burial Of Kojo’, Kobina Sam has been nominated alongside other African greats such as Kanayo O. Kanayo and Bucci Franklin in this year’s edition of the most prestigious movie award scheme on the African continent.

Kobina, who played the supporting role to the lead character as his brother in the film was instrumental in displaying to perfection the dynamism surrounding the thoughts and actions of his character.

‘The Burial Of Kojo’ has been classified by many as one of the best films ever to come from Ghana. Many have also argued that Kobina played a vital role in making the movie a success and this new nomination is definitely a confirmation of this assertion.

Kobina Sam has featured in dozens of films including the famous ‘Beast Of No Nation’ and The Burial Of Kojo’.

Meanwhile, the film ‘The Burial Of Kojo’ earned 10 nominations in this year’s edition of the prestigious awards including Best Young Actor, Best Male In Supporting Role, Best Director First Feature, Best Actor Leading Role and many others.

Congratulations to the young man and the entire crew for this film.

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Cardi B Disses Megan Thee Stallion By Liking A Derogatory Post That Questioned Her Education

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There have been rumours of an online beef between Cardi B and rapper Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi seems to have given credence to that rumour by liking a post calling out rival female rapper Megan.

Megan has been doing her best to be civil with Cardi. She even reached out to Cardi to organize a collaboration. But Cardi hasn’t been reciprocating.

Things only got worse when one of Cardi B’s fan pages threw shade at Megan. Megan misspelled the word “complement” in an Instagram post and one of Cardi B’s fan page shamed her for it.

The page sarcastically wrote: “Is this y’all’s college scholar you n*ggas brag about?”

And Cardi reacted by liking the post calling out Megan.

Cardi B disses Megan Thee Stallion by liking a derogatory post that questioned her education

Megan claims to be currently enrolled in Texas Southern University as a junior and that her major is health administration.

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