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AFRIMA Set To Unveil Nominees

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Nominees for this year’s All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will be unveiled on Tuesday, August 14.

A 13-man international jury to vet the 8,009 songs and videos entries received for the 5th edition of the annual awards arrived Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday, August 8.

The jury namely Joett, Tabu Osusa, Charles Tabu, Bob Ekukole, Omar Essaidi, DJ Delani Makhalima, Chris Syren, Olisa Adibua, David Tayorault, Rita Ray, Hadja Kobélé Keita and Angela Martins will be in Nigeria for a week.

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According to the organizers of the award, their responsibility involves screening, categorising, assessing, grading and selecting nominees into the 38 different regional and continental awarding categories.

The eventually shortlisted nominees will vie for the 23.9 carat gold-plated AFRIMA trophy in the award proper when it holds in November.

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Fresh Trouble For Dammy Krane

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Singer, Dammy Krane, is fast becoming synonymous with trouble.

Hardly a grade A musician, his accomplishment is a far cry from the trouble he seems to find himself in.

In 2016, the singer was involved in a burst up with fellow music artiste, Wizkid. The confrontation saw the ‘Ojuelegba’ singer attacking Dammy Krane.

Barely two years after that incident, Dammy Krane was arrested in America over a case of card fraud. He escaped jail after it was proved that a show promoter used a stolen credit card to book a flight on his behalf.

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A face off that saw Dammy Krane dropping a single titled ‘Pay Me My Money’ in which he called out Chidi Okeke, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mcomm, asking him to pay up his debt has however landed the singer in court.

Dammy Krane was arraigned over charges bordering on threat to life, conspiracy, defamation, and conduct likely to cause a breach of peace.

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Since the arraignment and subsequent bail, fans have been asking why the singer appears to be on a mission to destroy his still burgeoning career.

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I Give Out 90 Percent Of The Money I Make-Naira Marley

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Controversial musician, Naira Marley has stated that he doesn’t believe in celebrating when he lends a helping hand.

The ‘Am I A Yahoo Boy’ singer stated this in a recent tweet.

According to him, he gives out 90 percent of the money he makes.

Frowning at people who are quick to rush to the social media to share pictures when they help others, he stated that he is an artiste who gives out but without the camera.

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“I don’t do give away online because I don’t see the point in giving out money for people to see. By the way, I give 90 percent of my money out. No camera, no capture,” the artiste stated in his tweet.

 

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YCee Speaks On Relationship Status

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Rapper, YCee, has for once spoken on his relationship status.

Off his recent expose on Tinny Entertainment the label which used to run him, YCee is now speaking on his relationship status.

In an interview, he revealed his relationship status, adding that he is in a relationship and is not searching.

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Though the ANBT boss who likes his privacy was reluctant to speak on his relationship, he eventually break some hearts with the announcement that he is taken.

 

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