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PRODUCER TIMBALAND TEASES A COLLABO WITH SAM SMITH

samsmithThe 45-year-old producer posted a picture on his Instagram account with the Writings on the Wall singer teasing their collaboration. He captioned the photo: It was a pleasure working with this man @samsmithworld #puretalent #goodvibes #makingmemories and #timeless #music

The Give It To Me hitmaker has worked with a number of artists including Justin Timberlake, Michael Jackson and Beyonce as well as Rihanna, Kanye and Jay Z. Following his debut success with In The Lonely Hour back in 2014, which reached top 10 across the globe, Sam has been quiet since then after taking a break from the limelight in 2015.

The 24-year-old singers first album spent eight weeks at number one on the Official UK Albums Chart and sold more than a million copies. Last year the singer teamed up with former 2016 BRITs Critics Choice nominee Frances for his second album. Speaking about the song, the fizzy-haired beauty real name Sophie Frances Cooke recently said: It was amazing. We wrote a song a few weeks ago for his second album so it was really fun.

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KENDRICK LAMAR'S NEW SLBUM FEATURES RIHANNA AND U2

KendricklamaKendrick Lamar caused jaws to drop when he released his latest single Humble and its accompanying video last week, and now hes giving fans even more reason to say, damn, after revealing the title for his new album, appropriately named Damn.

Lamar took to his social media Tuesday to announce the albums title along with a pair of Instagram photos of the albums artwork and a tracklist, which revealed only two guest spots on the project, including a song titled,Loyalty, featuring Rihanna and Xxx. with U2.

The album sleeve has 14 songs including Loyalty with the Bajan beauty and XXX with the Irish rock band fronted by Bono.Kendrick recently revealed the record will center on the idea of learning to accept situations he may not necessarily like, such as when a father has to watch his daughter date a boy for the first time.

Using the concept of parenthood to explain his thinking, he explained: One day, I may have a little girl Shes gonna grow up. Shes gonna be a child I adore, Im gonna always love her, but shes gonna reach that one point where shes gonna start experiencing things. And shes gonna say things or do things that you may not condone, but its the reality of it and you know she was always gonna get to that place. And its disturbing.

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WIZKID RELEASES COME CLOSER VIDEO FT DRAKE

wizdrakeNigerian singer/songwriter WizKid releases his first official single 'Come Closer' featuring Drake off of his forthcoming debut project, 'Sounds From the Other Side'.

'Come Closer' featuring Drake was written by WizKid and Drake, and produced by Sarz, who also produced WizKids previously released track Sweet Love. Come Closer is WizKids third collaboration with Drake, who he previously worked with on his Ojuelegba remix and Drakes hit single One Dance.

The single follows the announcement of WizKids multi-album worldwide deal with RCA Records/Sony Music International and the video release of Sweet Love, which captures WizKids immense popularity throughout Africa.

WizKid has achieved worldwide success with his Afrobeats influence and irresistible charisma. The singers breakout hit Ojuelegba has received over 6.7 million streams on Spotify and garnered over 14.7 million views on YouTube.

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TOO MUCH BY NAIBOI FT FUSE ODG

odgWho would have guessed? Kenyas Naiboi and English Multi-platinum selling artist Fuse ODG on the same track?!

Naiboi formerly known as Rapdamu is a record producer, singer-songwriter, musician, founder and current CEO of Pacho Entertainment has featured the internationally acclaimed star of Ghanaian descent in the remix of his 2016 track Too Much.

Too Much was conceived during Fuse ODGs visit to Kenya last October for the 2nd annual FOMO party at Ngong race course.

We heard Fuse was coming to the country for a show and I wanted to work with him so my boy Innocent made it happen. After Fuse landed in the country, he introduced me to the management and they came by the studio and listened to some of the stuff I had recorded and he insisted on jumping in on Too Much, one of my latest release, said Naiboi.

The track has been produced at Pacho Entertainment by producers Jegede and Cedo. The video has been directed by VJ One.

SAUTI SOL AND VANESSA MDEE TO HEADLINE GIDI FEST IN NIGERIA

gidi festThis Easter Saturday (15 of April, 2017) all roads lead to Nigeria as East Africas finest: Vanessa Mdee and Sauti Sol headline the fourth edition of The Gidi Culture Festival (GIDI FEST) at Eko Atlantic, Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria.

Taking their renowned world-class performances to GIDI FEST, MTV award winners (Best Group in Africa) Sauti Sol will be making their debut at the festival with Tanzanian mega star Vanessa Mdee, returning for a second time.

Grammy-award winning artiste Diplo of Major Lazer will also be lighting up the GIDI FEST stage alongside several other major acts including Davido, Seyi Shay, Reekado Banks, Simi, DJ Obi and DJ Neptune.

The music festival is a platform promoting African entertainment, music and cultural diplomacy.

Set to unite the best of African music and entertainment with global talent, this edition of GIDI FEST promises to bigger and better!

H_ART THE BAND AND LADY JAYDEE RELEASE ROSELLA

rosellaFinally! The highly anticipated project(or rather projects) by Afro-poetry Kenyan group H_art The Band and Tanzania songbird Lady Jaydee have finally dropped.

The new release is titled Rosella, and has been released in two versions: Acoustic and Club versions.

Lady Jaydee has released the acoustic version, with the boy band releasing the upbeat club version of the powerful love ballad.

Rosella is Lady Jaydees fourth official release from her upcoming album Woman through her worldwide exclusive partnerships with her management company ROCKSTAR4000, publishing partnership with Rockstar Publishing and Content Partnership with RockstarTV.

Both versions the audios are produced by Martin Gwandho, co-produced in Kenya by Gituamba and the music video was directed by Kevin Bosco JNr.

kind of project in form of a song,outlining problematic areas in our country including the recently concluded doctor's strike.

KING KAKA RELEASES A SHORT FILM ON CORRUPTION

kakamwiziThe highly anticipated project dubbed Mwizi Mkubwa by King Kaka has finally been released. Contrary to expectations, the project is not a song but a short film.

Mwizi Mkubwa, Swahili for Big Thief addresses the corruption problem in Kenya.

The film, a Kaka Epire production was directed by Wanjiku Mburu(Mama Baha), Kennedy Ombima(King Kaka) and Johnson Kyalo. It stars seasoned Kenyan actors including Robert Agengo, Wanjiku Mburu, Catherine Kamau, Rachel Wambui among others.

King Kaka, making his acting debut plays the role of a bodyguard.

With elections around the corner, Mwizi Mkubwa is a must watch for all Kenyans.

Early this year female rapper Muthoni Ndonga alias Muthoni the drummer queen (MDQ) released a similar kind of project in form of a song,outlining problematic areas in our country including the recently concluded doctor's strike.

RAPPER JAY Z TO MAKE A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT TRAYVON MARTIN

jayzpicThe rap mogul Jay Z is partnering with the Weinstein Company to produce a feature film and documentary series about the killing of Trayvon Martin, the teen whose death in 2012 set off nationwide protests.

They will make the film and six-part docu-series after winning a bidding war for the rights to two books about the killing of the unarmed black teenager by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, the trade magazine Variety reported on Thursday.

The case ignited civil unrest across the country and a debate about racial profiling. It also gave birth to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Zimmerman, who claimed he shot Martin in self-defense, was acquitted of a charge of second degree murder in 2013 by a jury in Florida.

The film and series projects will be based on the books Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It and Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin, Variety said.

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NICKI MINAJ TO RE-SHOOT NO FRAUDS VIDEO

nickiminnajNicki Minaj is reportedly re-shooting her latest music video following the terrorist attack in London last week.

The rap star filmed scenes for the No Frauds video on Westminster Bridge just a day before three people were killed on the iconic landmark last Wednesday (22.03.17) when a terrorist drove a car into pedestrians but the footage is now unlikely to make the final edit, with Nicki feeling it would be inappropriate.

A source said: When everybody involved in the project heard the news they were devastated and thought it would be in bad taste to feature it.

The other London scenes will remain, but its highly doubtful the bridge footage will make the cut.

Nicki who wore a silver-beaded corset and headdress while filming on Westminster Bridge previously paid tribute to the victims of the terrorism incident, which ultimately led to the deaths of five people, on Twitter.

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KANYE WEST TO RELAEASE NEW MUSIC SOON

kanyewest17Kanye West is reportedly poised to release to new music after returning to good health.

The controversial rap star allegedly suffered a breakdown towards the end of 2016, but after receiving treatment for his personal troubles, Kanye has returned to the recording studio and is now preparing to release new material.

A source explained: He seems to be really well. Hes got plans to put another album out and tour again, but hes managing his workload and taking it slower.

Kanye, 39, has recently returned his focus to making music and fans of the Famous hitmaker can reportedly expect him to release new material in the near future.

Another source told the New York Post newspapers Page Six column: Hes been in the studio. Hell likely release something soon.

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