Thursday , August 16 2018

Timeline

August, 2018

  • 15 August

    Atletico Hits Four In Super Cup Thriller

    Atletico Madrid came out on top in extra time in the all-Madrid UEFA Super Cup final, beating rivals Real 4-2 in a thrilling encounter in Tallinn. Diego Costa put Atletico ahead after just 52 seconds with a fine effort on the half volley from an acute angle, but Gareth Bale’s …

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  • 15 August

    Sabrina Claudio Releases New Project “No Rain, No Flowers”

    Sabrina Claudio established herself as one of the most promising artists to emerge into the R&B scene this year. Despite her rise to fame, she also faced backlash earlier this year due to racist tweets that surfaced. She’s since apologized, not only once but twice, but it’s clear that she’s …

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  • 15 August

    Video: Koker – Daddy Ft. Falz

    The video features Koker and Falz in a number of imaginative scenes matching the tempo of the lighthearted lyrics of the single. The video is the perfect visual articulation being Daddy. The video was shot by Stanz who put his creative genius to work on the direction. “My experience throughout …

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  • 15 August

    Nicki Minaj Adds Stephen Colbert To Famed ‘Barbie Dreams’ List With Erotic Bars

    Thanks to a surge of rousing lyrics, Nicki Minaj is leaving some people in permanent hype mode. In lieu of her New York City promo run for her new album Queen, Minaj stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to delve into talks about her new album and ended …

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  • 15 August

    G-Eazy Drops Off Twerk-Heavy Video For “Drop” With Blocboy JB & Blac Youngsta

    Back in June, G-Eazy teamed up with Blocboy JB & Blac Youngsta for a new strip club anthem called “Drop,” and now today they’re back with its official video. Matching its raunchy lyrics & vibe, the Edgar Esteves-directed video is filled with a ton of bikini-clad women twerking in what …

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  • 15 August

    Stream Amine’s “OnePointFive” Project

    Amine has been relatively quiet for the better half of 2018. In fact, the only time the Oregon rapper impacted our site this year was back in April when he released the song “Campfire,” but thankfully that drought comes to an end here today. After a slight warning earlier on …

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  • 15 August

    Music: DJ Jimmy Jatt – Small Girl Big God Ft. Olamide & Reminisce

    DJ Jimmy Jatt, is a Nigerian disc jockey who is revered as one of the pioneering hip-hop DJ’s in Nigeria. With his exceptional disc jockeying skills, the DJ puts out a new single titled “Small Girl, Big GOD. This new record Small Girl Big GOD is titled after the new …

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  • 15 August

    Video: Omawumi – Malowa Ft. DJ Spinall & Slimcase

    After giving us the record “Me Ke” which featured Fly Boy Inc honcho act, Kizz Daniel, Omawumi put outofficial audio for the record “Malowa”, which features DJ Spinall & Slimcase. Moving on, Omawumi decided to tap more into the shaku shaku rave and this time she premieres the official video …

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  • 15 August

    Music & Video: Olamide – Motigbana

    Without a doubt the hardest working Nigerian artist in the country, Olamide drops “Motigbana” another single in less than a week from the release of his freestyle “PUNA”. Olamide is switching it up on this one, bringing the music down a notch. The vibe on this single is quality and …

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  • 14 August

    Music: Ghostface Killah – Saigon Velour Feat. Snoop Dogg, E-40 & L.A. The Darkman

    Fresh off the announcement of his upcoming The Lost Tapes album, produced in its entirety by Big Ghost, Ghostface Killah has rolled through with the lead single. Luckily, he’s tapped a few notable legends for the co-sign. Snoop Dogg, E-40, and L.A. The Darkman all play a supporting role in …

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  • 14 August

    Music: Bhad Bhabie – Intro

    Bhad Bhabie shares release date for her upcoming mixtape “15.” Whether you like her or not, you gotta respect how far Bhad Bhabie’s come. While there’s still many who look at her as the “cash me ousside” girl, she’s also managed to shed that in the hip hop community and …

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  • 14 August

    Wizkid Announces ‘Made In Lagos’ Worldwide Tour!

    Nigerian superstar boy, Wizkid, has announced a part of his most anticipated project, Made in Lagos, but this time, the announcement is for a tour which he revealed on the 14th of August as a worldwide tour. The announcement was made on Twitter where the singer posted “#MadeinLagos worldwide tour …

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  • 14 August

    Get Ready For Davido’s “The Locked Up” USA Tour

    Nigerian Omo Baba Olowo, Davido is hitting the United States with his upcoming tour which has been tagged “The Locked Up Tour” The tour will be covering 12 cities in the United State starting from August 28th to September 20th. Cities include Houston, Boston, Atlanta and many others. This will …

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  • 14 August

    Serena Williams’s US Open Outfit Is a Mix of Power and Grace

    When it comes to sports, Serena Williams is hands down the GOAT. We’re not just talking about women’s tennis or tennis as a whole. We’re talking about all sports and all athletes from the past and present. Over the years, Serena has shown that she has no limits, especially on …

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  • 14 August

    Nigeria’s Rep Adesuwa Osayaren Crowned 2018 Miss Nations of the World

    A Nigerian has emerged winner of the 2018 Miss Nations of the World pageantry. Adesuwa Osayaren beat 11 other contestants to snatch the coveted crown on Saturday Night. Interestingly, the beauty queen who represented Nigeria in the cultural scholarship pageantry competition, was winner of another pageantry, Miss Africa Arizona only …

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  • 14 August

    NPPF releases Statement following Osinbajo’s Directive to Overhaul SARS | Outfit to be known as Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad [FSARS]

    The Nigeria Police Force has released an official statement in compliance with acting President Yemi Osinbajo‘s directive that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad be overhauled. Read the press statement below. PRESS RELEASE RE- PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVE ON IMMEDIATE OVERHAUL OF SPECIAL ANTI-ROBBERY SQUAD (SARS) · IGP IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVE …

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  • 14 August

    McLaren Driver Fernando Alonso Will Retire From Formula 1 At The End Of The Season

    Despite being considered to be one of the best drivers to ever grace an F1 cockpit, the 37-year-old has not won an F1 race in five years and the Drivers’ World Championship in over a decade. The two-time world champion is set to make a full-time switch to the Indy …

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  • 14 August

    Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Featured On FIFA 19 Cover

    EA Sports has officially announced that Cristiano Ronaldo, donning his new Juventus uniform, will be featured on the cover of FIFA 19 along with Brazilian star Neymar. While Ronaldo will appear on the Standard Edition by himself, he’ll be joined by Neymar on the Champions and Ultimate edition covers. FIFA …

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  • 14 August

    Queen Latifah Announced As Host For Annual “Black Girls Rock” Event

    Queen Latifah will be hosting this year’s edition of the annual Black Girls Rock!™ event. The festivities are held by the BET network in celebration of women who have achieved success in varying fields while coming from different walks of life. This special night is a tradition the television network …

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  • 14 August

    Music: Aramide – Emeka (Amaka Cover)

    Aramide Sarumoh , better known as Aramide, is a Nigerian female singer and songwriter currently signed on to Baseline Music and she describes her genre of music as Afro-Soul, on this one, she covers 2Baba’s hit record “Amaka”. Queen of Afrosoul and award winning singer Aramide has released a cover …

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  • 14 August

    Cartoon Network launches the Cartoon Network Africa Creative Lab | Calls on African talents to develop Animated Comedy

    The Cartoon Network channel has launched a brand new initiative, Cartoon Network Africa Creative Lab. The initiative will encourage African talents: creators, writers, graphic artists, animation students, anyone who loves to develop kids’ content, to explore their creative, animation and production talents and have the chance to produce a short-form …

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  • 14 August

    UEFA.com Goal Of The Season: Watch And Vote Now!

    This year’s 11 nominees were selected by UEFA’s Technical Observers. There is one nominee from each of the main UEFA competitions which have been active over the past 12 months. Only goals registered in UEFA club or international fixtures were eligible for consideration. THE NOMINEES IN FULL Lucy Bronze (LYON …

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  • 14 August

    Mario Mandžukić Retires from the Croatian National Team

    After Vedran Ćorluka announced his retirement from international football on Friday, striker Mario Mandžukić has followed suit on Tuesday. Mandžukić, who is the second highest goalscorer ever for Croatia, has announced his retirement from international football in an emotional letter. Dear fans, I always preferred to talk on the picture …

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  • 14 August

    Video: YQ – Adura (Prayer)

    Hookmasters boss, YQ known for his exceptional vocal capabilities puts out the musical video for his record titled “Adura” The musical video for shot in the United Kingdom. YQ co-directed the video alongside Provia.

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  • 14 August

    Video: Zoro – I Dun Care [Cover]

    Zoro goes on a cover for Simi’s newly released single, ‘I Dun Care’. Produced by Skelly, Video by Lord Cornel, Edited by Latino Perrrico. You sure need to check it out, with quotable lyrics like; Sweet love take me to the south Amina love take me to the north Gbam …

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  • 14 August

    Instagram Launches Online Series For Students On Coping With Exam Result Stress

    Mental health charities and social media influencers have created a digital magazine for Instagram designed to help students handle exam result stress. The Instazine, called #Gramfam, will see the social media site host a range of video messages, life advice and tips from the likes of Reggie Yates, James McVey …

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  • 14 August

    Kendrick Lamar to Perform a ‘Very Special Set’ at 2018 Made in America Festival

    JAY-Z’s Made in America Festival continued with their surprises on Monday (Aug. 13) when they revealed that Kendrick Lamar will be performing at the 2018 event. Billed as “a very special set,” Lamar will be joining a lineup that already features marquee names such as Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Meek …

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  • 14 August

    Drake Releases New Merch Collection for Aubrey and The Three Migos Tour

    Drake and the Migos finally kicked off the Aubrey and the Three Migos Tour after a pair of delays thanks to “production issues” on Sunday. The trek started in Kansas City, Missouri, and the fans came out in droves to the sold-out Sprint Center. Coinciding with hitting the road in …

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  • 14 August

    Rihanna Taps Childish Gambino, Issa Rae For Diamond Ball 2018

    The stars will be shining bright at Rihanna’s Diamond Ball. The pop icon has announced the star-studded lineup for her fourth annual charity gala, which will be held on Sept. 13 at Cipriani’s Wall Street in New York. “Insecure” star Issa Rae will host the black-tie fundraiser, while Childish Gambino …

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  • 14 August

    SZA Teases New “Sustainability Gang” Sweatshirts To Help Save Our Oceans

    As if SZA wasn’t already beloved by fans and the industry, she’s now trying to save the earth too. On Monday, the TDE songstress teased a couple sweatshirts from her “CTRL Fishing Co” line on Instagram that are aimed to benefit the ocean waters. Dubbed as “Sustainability Gang,” the first …

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  • 14 August

    Wiz Khalifa & Swae Lee Frolic Among Nudes In “Hopeless Romantic”

    Today, Wiz Khalifa has come through with another outlandish video off his Rolling Papers 2 tape, the Swae Lee assisted “Hopeless Romantic.” Together, the titular pair frolic on a planet like something straight out of Rick And Morty, in which the entire geographical landscape is made up entirely of nude …

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  • 14 August

    Aisha Buhari gets Honorary Doctorate Degree from Sun Moon University

    Wife of the president Aisha Buhari has been awarded a honorary doctorate degree in Public Administration from Sun Moon University, South Korean. Aisha took to Instagram to share photos of her award presentation with caption: With gratitude to God for an honor done to me by the governing Council of …

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  • 14 August

    Spain’s David Silva Retires From International Football

    David Silva has announced his retirement from international football. 32-year old Silva had 125 caps for the country and won the 2010 World Cup and 2008 and 2012 European Championship titles. Silva who plays for Manchester City and made his Spanish debut in 2006, said he was “very proud” and …

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  • 14 August

    Nicki Minaj Drops The Music Video For “Queen” Opener “Ganja Burn”

    Nicki Minaj’s Queen faced several set backs before its release. Although it was originally supposed to drop in June, she pushed it back to August 10th. However, a week before the project dropped, she revealed that she was pushing the album back another week to August 17th. In the middle …

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  • 14 August

    Saraki Reportedly Meets With Obasanjo

    Senate President Bukola Saraki reportedly met with former president Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday. According to Daily Trust, the closed-door meeting took place at Obasanjo’s home in Abeokuta, Ogun state. TVC News tweeted that the meeting lasted for about 45 minutes. Details of the meeting are yet unknown. Last week, Saraki …

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  • 14 August

    Watch VJ Adams, Praiz In ‘When A Man Cries’ Music Video

    Off his critically acclaimed ‘Perception’ album, VJ Adams shares the new visual for the fan favourite ‘When a man cries’ which features vocal powerhouse Praiz. This is on the heel of the now viral ‘Were Wan Le Challenge’ which has seen thousands of entries and tens of thousands of feedback. …

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  • 14 August

    Wizkid, The Afropop Sensation, Unveils a Cool Merch Capsule in New York

    This past Saturday, Wizkid, currently Africa’s hottest pop star by almost any measure—unveiled his new capsule collection with a takeover of Reign in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. Better known as a destination for hard-to-find Y-3 gear, the New York City streetwear shop was remade, floor to ceiling, in Wizkid’s image for …

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  • 13 August

    Video: Mayorkun – Posh

    DMW superstar singer Mayorkun wastes no time in putting out the visuals for one of his latest singles, “Posh” which was just released hours ago. The song which was released alongside the Kiddominant produced “Fantasy” gets the visual treatment from Clarence Peters and it involves a lot of fast cars …

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  • 13 August

    Music: Kanye West – XTCY

    In an unreleased song called, “XTCY,” produced by DJ Clark Kent, Kanye raps about his fantasies and his thoughts while on the drug ecstasy. He shockingly raps about having sick thoughts about his sisters-in-law, Khloe, Kylie, Kendall, and Kourtney. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “You got sick thoughts, I got more of them,” West …

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  • 13 August

    Cristiano Ronaldo scores in Juventus v Juventus B match

    In a small Italian town with a population of 4,000 people, 5,000 fans packed out the stadium to watch Cristiano Ronaldo score eight minutes into his first appearance in a Juventus shirt. The club’s annual curtain-raiser – a friendly against the Juventus B team – is organised every year by …

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