Singer & songwriter Abiola cruise speaks about his EP and future plans in an Interview

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Ogastreet: Let’s meet you sir. Hello, I’m Abiola Cruise Ogastreet: what inspired you to make music I’d say Growing up with parents who are music lovers, they listened to different genres and different artists. From Michael Jackson to Bob Marley’s Reggae music to Ayuba, Barristers Fuji music And even Celine Dion’s soul captivating renditions. So that really made me fall in love with music and it’s stuck with me. Singing started when I joined my church choir, and formed different acapella groups.. Ogastreet: How long have you been in the…

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My mum used to be the most popular fruit seller in Iyana Iba – Mavin singer, Crayon


Mavin star, Crayon has revealed that his mother used to be a popular fruit seller at Iyana Iba in Lagos.   The singer in a tweet he shared, said his mother sold fruits for 19 years at the same spot with her small table and other things. Crayon said he changed all that after he signed his music deal in 2019.   He tweeted;   My mum used to be the most popular fruit seller in iyana iba ask anybody of iya carrot that’s my mum. She sold fruits for 19 years straight on…

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ow British Nigerian Child Star Singer, Mehcosa Surpasses Expectations With Her Debut Single “Modupe


At the tale end of the year 2020, talented 10-years old British Nigerian singer, Mehitabel Cosa better known as Mehcosa served her fans her much anticipated debut track titled “Modupe”. As a young kid who has over the years been displaying her music interest through video covers of hit songs emanating from Africa’s music scene, the decision to release her own song “Modupe” brought delight to her fans all over the world. Modupe is a mid-tempo Afro-beat song delivered with the velvet and angelic voice of Mehcosa and of course her excellent…

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Nigerian Singer Barry Jhay Arrested In Ghana In Connection To The Death Of His Label Boss, Karshy Godson

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Barry Jhay is in police custody in Ghana in connection to the death of his late label boss, Karshy Godson. (Newsworld) NIGERIAN SINGER BARRY JHAY HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN GHANA IN CONNECTION TO THE DEATH OF HIS LABEL BOSS KARSHY GORDON. News broke on Sunday, March 7, 2021 that Karshy Gordon, the boss of CashNation Entertainment committed suicide by jumping from a balcony in Ghana. Headies-winning Nigerian artist, Barry Jhay is the frontline artist of the label. Now,  STREETREQUEST.COM has exclusively learned that the singer has been arrested in Ghana in connection…

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Nigerian singer, Oluwaseun Kobbe dies after brief illness


Nigerian singer, Olatosi Adekolu Oluwaseun has died after a brief illness.   Oluwaseun, who was in his mid-20s, died on Thursday morning, December 10 at Obasanjo Hospital, Ojuore, Ota, Ogun State. According to his family, he will be buried today December 11 . Oluwaseun who is a younger brother to music promoter Yusuf (DANKU )Adepitan, featured Davido, Olamide, Oritsefemi, Terry G, and Reminisce on his previous works. “ Oluwaseun is a great lost to my family. I am really down currently,“ DANKU said.   Seun Kobbe is a graduate of…

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Grammy Nominated Singer, Lisa Yaro set to drop new single “Biko” Produced by Dj Coublon

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With a gripping sound that is authentic, energetic and captivating Lisa Yaro ignites audiences with her mesmerizing music. Born and raised in Kaduna, Nigeria Lisa Yaro’s love for music is palpable with every poignant release. Her roots shine through as the songwriter wonderfully weaves in African Music and rhythms with modern American Music. Her ear for perfection is evident in every song she has released, dance rhythms and energetic passion is on full display. Her latest single “Biko” is in the works with production help by award winning producer DJ Coublon…

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10-Year-Old British-Nigerian Singer, “Mehcosa” Becomes The New Youngest Face Of Afrobeats

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With a lot of speculations going around about the young star becoming the youngest face of Afrobeats In Nigeria, there are just more than enough reasons for you to love Mehitabel Cosa.    She is a 10-year-oldbritish born Nigerian singer from the Oduduwa lineage and at a very young age she is already moving to become strong musical force. If her social media activities is anything to go by, in few years to come, Mehitabel Cosawill be joining a good number of notable Nigerian acts who have already dominated Nigeria’s music industry. With her so-sweet…

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Photo of the Hausa singer sentenced to death by hanging for blasphemy


Nigerians are still reeling from the news that a Kano Upper Shari’a Court has handed a death sentence to a 22-year-old singer for blaspheming against Prophet Muhammad.   Back in March, it was reported that youths in Kano state stormed the Kano Hisbah office and demanded that action be taken against Yahaya Sharif-Aminu for a song he composed, containing alleged derogatory comments attributed to the Prophet Muhammad (read here).     The youths warned that they will take laws into their hands if action is not taken.   Prior to the…

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Gospel singer, Buchi celebrates daughter as she graduates with First Class Honours in Mass Communication from Babcock University


Olachi, the daughter of Nigerian gospel singer, Buchi, has graduated with a First Class Honours in Mass Communication (Advertising) from Babcock University. Her proud father took to his social media accounts to celebrate her success. Buchi wrote: ‘Babcock University results are out, and my daughter, Olachi has made a beautiful First Class in Mass Comm (Advertising)! Praaaaise the Lord!!! 

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Singer and pianist arrested for robbery in Lagos


The Rapid Response Squad unit of the Lagos Police Command has arrested 25-year-old Chinonso Michael said to be an Afro hip-hop singer and 22-year-old pianist, Chimelu Victory for robbery.   The suspects who were arrested last week Wednesday alongside 5 other suspects at their residence at 4, Modupe Young Thomas Estate in Ajah, said they were pushed into robbery due to the Coronavirus pandemic and hunger.   It was gathered that they had on April 10, 2020, ordered a pay on delivery iPhone 11 Pro Max valued at N450,000 from an online platform. After the delivery…

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Breaking: Legendary singer, Majek Fashek is dead


Nigerian singer-songwriter and guitarist, Majekodunmi Fasheke popularly known as Majek Fashek is dead.   Though the cause of the music legend’s death is still unclear at the moment, LIB however gathered that he died in a hospital in New York in the late hours of Monday June 1.   Cynthia Morgan’s former manager, Joy Tongo who confirmed Majek Fashek’s death wrote on Instagram;   Legendary musician, Mr. Majek Fashek has passed on today in New York City. Majek Fashek was a talented man from my home town Benin City, Edo State. RIP  …

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YABATECH graduate arrested for blackmailing veteran singer, Salawa Abeni, with her nude photos


The police launched an investigation into the matter when the singer came online on April 1 to raise an alarm after she had a chat with the blackmailer who told her that he has her nude photos in his possession and would release them if she fails to pay him some money.   Following a detailed investigation, the suspect, Emmanuel who resides at Brentfield Avenue, Peace Estate, Magboro, Ogun State, was arrested by the Decoy Team of Rapid Response Squad last week Thursday after three days of trailing him.   The…

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Meet Nigerian Afropop Singer, Pinky Jay

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Ifeoma Juliet Okafor known as Pinky Jay is a Nigerian born Afropop singer and songwriter based in South Africa, Pinky Jay was born on the 1st October 1988 in Anambra local government Area. She’s the first daughter of Mr. Linus Anosike and Amara Anosike. A native of Mbaise local government in Imo State, Nigeria.    Her voice is rich, warm and versatility has opened up doors for her and allowed her to collaborate with reputable Producers and artists. Her first single “BADMAN” was released In 2016 under her current label Victorist Media, the single…

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Music Producer cum Singer, Jaymilli hints us on his Journey into the Music Industry and his forthcoming Project in Exclusive interview with Warritatafo

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The Nigerian music industry is clearly a tough nut to crack and only the very talented survives. In this exclusive interview, popular Lagos based producer who also doubles as a singer “Jaymilli” lets us in on his journey so far as a producer and singer. The artist took us through some of his challenges and achievements in his 5 years as a top class artist. He also spoke about his soon to be released EP which he said its gonna redefine the Nigerian hip hop game. Without further ado, lets…

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Singer Jaywon arrested for violating curfew order in Lagos state


Nigerian singer Jaywon was arrested on Monday May 4 by policemen attached to the Dolphin Estate Division of the Lagos State Police Command, for violating the curfew order given by President Buhari.   Recall that President Buhari had declared an overnight nationwide curfew on April 27, in a bid to check the spread of Coronavirus. The curfew began on May 4 and will run from 8pm to 6am daily.   The singer was intercepted and taken into custody by 11pm on Monday while driving to an unknown location.   Jaywon whose statement…

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Grammy-nominated gospel singer, Troy Sneed dies from Coronavirus complications


Grammy-nominated gospel singer, Troy Sneed has died from Coronavirus complications at the age of 52.   Sneed who earned a Grammy nomination for his work on the Youth For Christ’s 1999 album “Higher”, died early Monday April 27, at a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.   The singer’s friend and radio personality, KD Bowe penned down a tribute to him on social media. He wrote;     ‘I don’t know how to make sense of this. ‘ I’m not ok, man. Covid19 sucks. Will y’all please pray for Emily & the kids? Please? RIH, King.…

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Gospel singer, Tope Alabi reacts after being criticized over her ‘worldly’ dance step (video)


Nigerian gospel singer, Tope Alabi has reacted to being called out over her “worldly dance” in a video which went viral on social media.   Some social media users who called out the gospel singer, said she is deviating from who she was 10 years ago.   A Facebook user, Adeniji Aderogba wrote;   This is Evangelist Tope Alabi oo.. What is this world turns to for God sake. The Tope Alabi I knew 10 years ago is totally different from this one. Hmmmm Ogun Esu gbe ‘bon o!  …

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BB Naija Tacha And Singer Tekno Confirm They’re In Love

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BB Naija housemate Tacha and singer Tekno have confirmed they are madly in love. This comes after Tacha has noted she’s set to launch her own TV show. Taken to social media, Tacha has expressed her love for Tekno; she wrote the musician’s name with love emoticon. Tekno also responded in the affirmative as he called her name back. Whatever is cooking would be served in no time.. See photos; Check out the tweet below;

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Osun State born Nigerian billionaire hip pop singer David Adedeji Adeleke aka DAVIDO has been dragged before Igbosere Magistrate Court 2 Lagos State over an alleged fraud of N4, 000,000.00 (Four Million Naira). The matter which came up for mentioning today 23rd May, 2019 as No 16 on the case list at Magistrate Court 2 Igbosere. Listed as Defendants in the suit marked MCL/702/19 are: David Adedeji Adeleke (Davido) – his Personal Assistant: Busari Idris Temitiope (Alias Aloma) and; Davido Music Worldwide Limited music label. When the matter was called,…

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Singer Jay Fashion Shine In New Photos

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Fastest-rising Nigerian singer, prolific songwriter, and fashionista ‘Jay Fashion’ is our Underground Artist of the Year. The highly talented Artist has been in splendid musical form, and his smash-hit single ‘Wara Wara’ has been rocking the entire airwaves home and abroad. Jay Fashion is one of the smartest arts in the industry, as he sketches and designs for some top Nigerian Celebrities and Corporate brands. The handsome and gallant Jay Fashion has been tagged by Music critics and Pundits, as a big force to reckon with in the Entertainment scene. Even the celebrities enjoys to…

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Behold! Africa Welcomes 11-year-old Nigerian Singer & Songwriter ‘Queeyano’ In Grandstyle (Photos)

When you talk about amazing talents that will take the African Entertainment industry far beyond it present boundaries, then 11-year-old Queeyano’s name will be listed gallantly. The young Nigerian started singing and writing songs at age 7. The beautiful songtress believes that Music choose her as an instrument to touch people’s life and be a voice for the women and children who have no voice. The prolific Songwriter, singer, and Humanitarian Agent Queeyano has over a dozen of recorded with top Nigerian Producers. Queeyano recently won NTA Lagos open mic…

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