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Grammys: Why I Did Not Perform-Seun Kuti

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Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, disappointed fans who had expected him to hit the stage of the 61 edition of the Grammys with his Egypty 80 band on Sunday, February 10.

The artist, who was supposed to perform along with Malian singer and songwriter Fatoumata Diawara was not in action.

He has however apologized for not taking to the stage of the premiere event. According to the artist whose album ‘Black Times’ was nominated in the Best World Music Album category, the reason for not performing was a ticket mixup.

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Explaining why he was unable to perform on the biggest music awards stage, Seun Kuti wrote, ‘”first and foremost I have to say I am sorry to all the fans that tuned in to see us perform yesterday but didn’t. I had the weirdest ticket mix up in history meaning I missed my flight and the rehearsals and we couldn’t go on. Big up to Soweto Gospel choir a group that has also inspired me. @fatoumata_diawara__ for holding down our show without me. @lekanbalogun1 @mccoyclothings for making us look really nice on that red carpet @versatilebay for @chefyeide clothes. @egypt80band and our entire team we must keep banging the door till they let us in.”

 

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Seun Kuti with baby mama, Yetunde George Ademiluyi on the Red Carpet of the 61st Grammy

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No Regret Having Three Kids From Different Women, Says Ubi Franklin

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Music executive, Ubi Franklin, has revealed that he has no regret having three children out of wedlock.

The Made Men Music Group (MMMG) boss, revealed this during an interview.

During the chat, Ubi Franklin said having three children from the same number of women was not the way he wanted to give birth to his kids.

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According to him, he would have wished that they were all together in the same home. He, however, blamed the situation on circumstances, adding that things happen and he doesn’t regret anything.

Ubi Franklin’s first child named Zaneta is from a relationship with a woman he fondly calls Mama Zaneta. He has a son Jayden with thespian Lilian Esoro who walked out on her marriage with him having found out he had a child with another woman. Nicola Siyo, his South African staff also has a child with him, while another woman named Sandra Iheuwa has claimed to be expecting his child.

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Shotan: Zlatan Ibile Does First Career Collaboration With Tiwa Savage

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Songstress, Tiwa Savage, is gradually finding her way back into the music industry.

Since she left Mavin Records, the artiste has been quiet with hardly a single to her credit.

However, team up in a collaboration titled ‘Shotan.’ A song by Zlatan Ibile, ‘Shotan’ was produced by Spellz.

This is the first time the duo will be working together since Zlatan Ibile debut his career. Tiwa Savage announced the release of the song, adding that fans will enjoy it better when it’s played loud. ‘Shotan’ is Tiwa Savage’s second collaboration since joining Universal Music Group.

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2Baba Is Definitely An Atheist***See Why

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Nigerians singer, 2Baba, has come under serious attack for endorsing a post criticizing the Bible.

Ikhide Ikheloa, popularly known as Pa Ikhide, had criticized Africans for still believing in the Bible and the ‘White man’s God.’

The literary critic said the Bible “is a great work of fiction” and “a tool of oppression created by feuding brothers to oppress women, children, and the vulnerable.”

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Taking to his Instagram page, 2face shared a screenshot of the post and then wrote: ‘Africa Wake up#openyourmind #openyoureyes #ONELOVERELIGION Emancipate yourself from mental slavery.’

For this singular act, the singer has been receiving serious criticisms from both fans and haters who are shocked that the singer would descend to almost being an atheist.

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