Entertainment Scoop: Wizkid Set To Drop Album In June, Plus More

We deliver the hottest and juiciest scoop in the world of Entertainment in this column, everything you need to know about your favourite celebrities, events, shows and more.

Check out Olamide in suit & tie as he shares new promo photos.

P.R.E gets crafty with OAP Gbemi of the Beat 99.9FM.

Afrobeat legend Femi Kuti and D’Banj to present Nigerian Idol season 3 winner.

Wizkid set to launch album in June, gives N500, 000 each to 3 students emerged winners in the first ever Pepsi Campus Music Challenge.

Read Scoop in Full Below:

Check Out Olamide In Suit & Tie As He Shares New Promo Photos
With corporate sponsorship knocking at his door (don’t say I told you anything), Olamide needs to rethink his street values as he opens the chapter of the 9 Elements of Hip Hop to “Street Entrepreneurship.”


Baddo of Life has dropped his swaggu for a more dapper look in new promo pictures with photography by August Udoh.


Olamide is prepping for his European Tour as well which draws closer by the day.


P.R.E Gets Crafty With OAP Gbemi Of The Beat 99.9FM – Watch Interview
Twisted Mind Records artiste, P.R.E who is the brain behind hits like “Tatashe”, “Bad Oh”, which featured Phenom, and most recently “Take It Up”, featuring 2Face Idibia, sits down for a catch up with OAP Gbemi of The Beat FM.


Gbemi seems to be interested in the artiste’s work, future projects and hobby but P.R.E keeps pushing the conversation a bit further.


Watch the funny video as P.R.E joke around and talk about his music career, his passion for fishing, and his current and future projects.

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Afrobeat Legend Femi Kuti And D’Banj To Present Nigerian Idol Season 3 Winner!
It is all about the stars and legends on Nigerian Idol Season 3 as the show will, this weekend, play host to one of Nigeria’s finest: Mr Kokomaster himself, D’banj. In what promises to be a night of fun, merry-making and of course, high hopes, the GOOD Music label artist will be at the show live and in person, to present and crown the emergent winner.


The ever-stylish musician will be sure to pump up the energy levels in Dream Studio this weekend, and he will be there alongside other great and talented musicians to make it a memorable evening.

And what better way to fete the winner of this incredible season than with an energetic set from non-other than Femi Kuti with some infusions of the greatest Afrobeat songs,. The former West African Idol runner up and superstar singer, Omawumi, will also be there to bring down the roof with her performances hot off her ‘Lasso of Truth’ concert. There will be plenty of star power, excellent dining, and scintillating personalities as Nigerian Idol draws to a spectacular close to this season’s race to victory!


This event is strictly by invitation, but you can make it a date to watch the grand finale at these times on these channels: Sunday on NTA at 3:30pm, Sound City and ONTV at 7:00pm, Silverbird at 8:00 pm, TVC at 8:30 pm, Superscreen at 9:30pm, Real Star TV on Startimes at 9pm, channels 209 on Sky and 828 on Virgin (Africa Channel UK) at 9pm.

Wizkid Set To Launch Album In June, Gives N500,000 Each To 3 Students
It seems all is now settled between Star Boy Wizkid and Banky W’s EME as the multiple award Pop artiste’s anticipated second album will be released on June 12.

Wizkid announced this on micro blogging site, Twitter saying:
“#TeamWizkid Album drops June 12…Mixtape drops right after that!..yaga!#E.M.E #STARBOY!”

He further tweeted:
“1st single from the album drops soon…but before then y’all check out new @ShaydeeBoi music.”

The single is titled “Jaiye Jaiye.”

In similar story, Wizkid who is an ambassador for the Pepsi brand alongside Tiwa Savage, were co-judges at the first ever edition of the Pepsi Campus Music Challenge.


During the competition in Unilag, where three winners emerged, Wizkid gave away N500,000 each to support and encourage the winners.

Tiwa Savage also gave one of the contestant N100,000, although he didn’t emerge as one of the 3 winners, she thought he did really well.

Wizkid and Tiwa later dazzled fans with thrilling performances of their own.

 

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