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Joeboy releases first single ‘Osadebe’ following exit from emPawa

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Following his exit from emPawa and the start of his record label, Joeboy has come through with his first single under the new regime called ‘Osadebe’.

‘Osadebe’ is a smooth tempo record with themes centred around self-reflection and positive proclamations produced by K-Dreamz.

The song references late Chief Osita Osadebe’s hit single ‘Osondi Owendi’ which was the anthem of the southeast and south south parts of Nigeria in the early 2000s.

“I no dey cross my lane, I’m living like Osadebe, Osondi Owendi (meaning One man’s treasure is another man’s trash in English) – this is Joeboy alluding to the fact that he isn’t running the same race as other artists and isn’t moved by the unnecessary comparisons and pressures that come with being a successful artist from Nigeria.

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Joeboy has come under criticism for being a “quiet artist” who stays out of the media’s eye and audience focus. On Osadebe, Joeboy lets everyone who cares to listen know that he loves his lane, doing things the way he wants and still killing it. That’s his preferred lifestyle.

“The fact is, you can do things on your terms and stay in your lane and achieve the same, if not better, results than other people living loudly. I am my biggest competition, I don’t care what others are doing. The only person that I’m focused on is me” – Joeboy said

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Depression: Opeyemi Aiyeola offers support to Jamiu Azeez

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Opeyemi acknowledged Jamiu’s resilience and kindhearted nature, but also recognized the weight of life’s challenges.

Encouraging him to stay strong and hold onto his faith, she reminded him that difficult times are temporary and that he has the support of genuine people around him.

She thanked Toyin for her support and prayed for Jamiu’s well-being.

“Ajadi @jamiu_azeez1 my attention was drawn to ur post and sincerely my heart is broken. My heart is broken cos ure such a hard worker, a gentle soul with a very good heart filled with genuine love and u deserve to be happy, sane, and stable in all aspects of your life.

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Unfortunately, life has a way of throwing challenges heavier than our expectations and capacity at us sometimes.

Be encouraged knowing that life is a phase. You’ve always been a steadfast believer in Allah, continue to hold onto your faith and remember giving up is not an option brother Like I always tell you, you got God and some genuine people around you for support. Stay strong broda, your testimony is near

@toyin_abraham thank you so much for coming through for my Ajadi Oluwa a fi opolopo ropo insha Allah

The lyrics are from Allah’s mouth to your ears Ajadi”.

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Actress Eniola Ajao’s epic, Ajakaju crosses N100 million mark in Nigerian box office

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Nollywood actress Eniola Ajao’s producer debut epic, “Ajakaju (Beast of Two Worlds),” has surpassed N100 million in ticket sales at the Nigerian box office.

Film distribution company FilmoneNg announced this achievement in a tweet on Thursday afternoon. According to the tweet, the indigenous film, co-produced by Anthill Studios, grossed N101.2 million within five days of its release on March 29, 2024.

“The Beast has conquered !!! #Ajakaju : Beast of Two Worlds is making all the waves in the cinemas nationwide hitting 101.2m at the box office in 5 days • Nigerians are not playing on this one. Thank you for trusting every movie we dish out”

Just a few days ago, Niyi Akinmolayan, the founder of Anthill Studios, shared a post revealing that “Ajakaju” had not only become the highest-grossing film for the weekend but also secured the title of the largest Easter opening film ever. This milestone further shows its position as the third-highest opening for a Nollywood film of all time, having earned N63.2 million within 72 hours of release.

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This indigenous movie, “Ajakaju,” marks Yoruba actress Eniola Ajao’s debut production venture to hit cinemas nationwide. It has propelled her to become the first-time female producer to achieve the biggest opening for an indigenous film in Nigerian cinema history. The movie opened at cinemas with N16 million on its first 24 hour run.

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The film explores the plight of a king facing exile due to his wives’ inability to conceive a male heir. To ensure the continuity of his dynasty, he marries a woman from another realm, leading to unforeseen turmoil and a battle for his legacy.

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On its opening day, “Ajakaju” grossed N16 million, as reported by Nairametrics. Shot by Idowu Adedapo, known for his work on various acclaimed films, including “Wedding Party” and “King of Boys.” Produced under the banners of Lighthouse Pictures and Anthill Studios, and distributed by Film One Entertainment, the film offers audiences an enthralling journey into the complexities of power, love, and legacy.

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I’d choose Olamide over my mom as my helper, says Bella Shmurda

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Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Bella Shmurda has caused a stir on the internet with his bold statement about Olamide.
In a recent interview, the singer recounted his experience as an upcoming artiste in the music industry.

He credited Olamide for paving the way for him, as he declared Olamide as the biggest success in the music industry, going as far as to crown him ‘number one’.

Bella recounted how the YBNL founder helped him when he was upcoming and how he stood by him during his tough days.

He went on to state that if his children asked him who had a more significant impact on his life, he would mention Olamide before thinking of his mother.

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“That’s Olamide Baddo, just him. I’m telling you to be sincere, I’m not telling you this because I am part of his branch. I’m saying out of what I’ve seen, what I have known, this man stayed back and properly put most of us young artists in a proper position, in a proper space.

“Even if my child grows up and is like ‘Daddy who helped you become something’, I would first say Baddo first before I even remember that I have a mother. I’m telling you to be sincere so I feel like Olamide Baddo is number one over anybody”.

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