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Reggae Icon Ras Kimono Laid To Rest In Delta State

Reggae Icon Ras Kimono Laid To Rest In Delta State

THE remains of late reggae legend, Mr Augustine Onwubuya popularly known as Ras Kimono were yesterday laid to rest at his hometown, Onicha-Olona in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State amidst tears, wailing and eulogies. The body of the raggae artiste which was contained in a Rastafarian coloured casket, was lowered at exactly […]

Listening to Music Helps Kids Bond With Their Parents

Listening to Music Helps Kids Bond With Their Parents

Parents who listen to music with their kids are more likely to enjoy close relationships with them, according to a new study in the Journal of Family Communication. The findings further suggest that singing, dancing, and listening to music becomes increasingly important for family bonding as kids get older—precisely when they start resisting your taste […]

The Bible Of Love

The Bible Of Love

Snoop Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Broadus Jr., has a past fraught with controversy and underhanded dealings, which has added to the skepticism many feel about his new album and assertion that he is a Christian. As The Christian Post reports, Snoop Dogg has been accused of offering alcohol and marijuana to underage girls […]

Bruno Mars Sweeps the Grammys, Winning Top Album and Song

Bruno Mars Sweeps the Grammys, Winning Top Album and Song

Bruno Mars owned the Grammys with his R&B-inspired album “24K Magic,” winning all six awards he was nominated for at a show where hip-hop was expected to have a historical night. Jay-Z, the leading nominee with eight, walked away empty handed Sunday — a year after his wife lost album of the year to Adele, […]

Music And Your Brain

Music And Your Brain

Music is a pervasive part of our daily lives, whether we notice it or not. Often, it melts into the background – on the radio, in the doctor’s office, at the supermarket or in the gym. While other times, it plays a more pronounced and overt role – if you’ve ever been to a Tony […]

Adele Is More Than The Best-Paid Grammy Nominee: Data Says She’s Ahead Of Beyoncé

Adele Is More Than The Best-Paid Grammy Nominee: Data Says She’s Ahead Of Beyoncé

  Adele is the highest-paid Grammy nominee this year with $80.5 million in 2016 earnings from 25 and touring, according to FORBES, and five Grammy nominations. But  Adele enters the Grammy battle with Beyoncé and others as more than the best-paid nominee. Ahead of the Sunday, Feb. 12, ceremony, where the British star will compete with her […]

Jazz Legend Thandi Klaasen Dies

Jazz Legend Thandi Klaasen Dies

Nelson Mandela’s favourite singer and legendary local Jazz icon, Thandi Klaasen, 86, has died. The news was announced on Sunday morning on Twitter by Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa. He tweeted; “We are saddened to learn that Jazz Legend Thandi Klaasen has passed on. Our thoughts are with her daughter Lorraine, her loved ones, […]

Pop Star George Michael Dead At 53

Pop Star George Michael Dead At 53

  UPDATE: George Michael died of heart failure, according to The Hollywood Reporter. PREVIOUSLY: LONDON, Dec 25 (Reuters) – British singer George Michael, who became one of the pop idols of the 1980s with Wham! and then forged a career as a successful solo artist with sometimes sexually provocative lyrics, died at his home in […]

Leonard Cohen Dies At Age Of 82

Leonard Cohen Dies At Age Of 82

Cohen’s death was confirmed on his Facebook page by Sony Music Canada. The announcement comes only weeks after his last studio album, You Want It Darker, a collection which sparked renewed rumors about his health. On the title track, he intoned in a voice of pure doom: “I’m ready, my Lord.” As a signoff, it will come […]

The Audacious Angelique Kidjo: Telling It Like It Is

The Audacious Angelique Kidjo: Telling It Like It Is

Audacious, daring and never one to stay silent in the face of injustice, Angelique Kidjo is one of Africa’s most celebrated singer-songwriters. Recently honoured by Amnesty International with its highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience Award for her human rights advocacy, Kidjo does not shy away from what other artists in her position may consider […]

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