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YBNL act, Lil Kesh, who recently granted an interview to Naija FM, has revealed how he met his boss, Olamide and why he (Olamide) decided to act the way he did at the Headies.
According to Lil Kesh, he met Olamide through Viktoh. Read the interview below:
Viktoh brought the link up between me and baddoo….Viktoh knew Olamide before me for over 6years I been they do ma tin on street, going from one school to the other and doing my freestyle.
Olamide came to perform at one of the show I went to do my freestyle, and I think he loves my performance and Viktoh linked us up….. Lyrically change the story, He heard the music and sign me immediately……I no know why God too love me like this.
The ‘Efejoku’ crooner, also dished on what really happened at the Headies Awards. He said:
we were all expecting me to win and we already plan a party for the win, so he came to him as a shocked.
Even before Adekunle Gold won the alternative award, he has being talking underground and he couldn’t hold it again that why he voice out.
Recall, Lil Kesh lost the Next Rated Award to Mavin artiste, Reekado Banks, a win which brought about the epic Headies drama.
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Joe EL recently had a Release Party for his Timeless Album at Festac town Lagos. The event which was hosted by 2Face Idibia at his famous RUMORS Nite Club had in attendance CEO of Kennis Music Group Dr. Kenny Ogungbe, Olu Maintain, Kiss Daniel, Jaywon, Capital Femi, JJC, Dayo Adeneye, ID Ogungbe and a whole lot of other celebrities. see pictures blow.
The album which is a 19 tracker features the likes of 2 Face Idibia, Oritsefemi, B Howard, Iyanya, J Martins and Terry G is already selling fast online and the streets .
See photos below
Gone are those days when we waited on the traditional means of radio and TV media to be our major sources for dispensing (new) music. Since the event of the internet and honing pretty much everything else under it’s digital space, music distribution has risen to the reigns of a whole new and entirely different level.
With platforms like music blogs, music apps and software packages iTunes, Spinlet, Amazon et al, a variety of networking access has been created to reaching a wide area of consumers. Although piracy has become the biggest and yet-to-be-tackled challenge of music marketing, it appears to be the more preferred means of delivering the music, fast and efficiently. For a third world country like ours where we’re yet to fully grasp not to talk of embracing technological wonder, it divides the consumer market and makes it hard to generate the due revenue from digital sales.
Of late, artistes and their management have decried a constant issue with bloggers that they have been plagued with since their emergence on the industry’s scene. Blogs generally are the trusted source when it comes to hosting of songs online with links to copping a download for free. Emerging artistes even subscribe to same with the yardstick being to register their presence and ultimately build levels of prominence via products that are released online to the visiting community. There’s a periodical high influx of materials that end up on various online platforms, returning with millions worth of download in music material. Even though the sense of a monetary value that can be derived is non-negligible, should this modus operandi be monetized?
Coming home, data package services are offered at a pay-through-your-nose cost. So is noteworthy to keep being exploited by reason of our musical choices? Let’s talk albums for a bit. I was recently at a function where key industry players frowned at the typical nature of how a blogger business operates. Illegal downloads turned out to be the catch phrase that kept flying front, left and center ! Well, they may be right but as adjudged by some of my counterparts, not that they cared about the rights or channels of procurement, all they kept hitting on was the incured cost. “Is it because it is free? How then is it free? Don’t I have to buy subscription on my device in order to access these offers online?” A lot of these and more were the thoughts they shared. Another thing I noticed (you must have too) is that these albums put out on digital distribution platforms and costing as much as N2000 thereabout on some, are offered on a homebased platform at a slashed discount well below 10%. It goes for N125. Now, with this knowledge will my first point of call be the place where it goes for $9.99? Obviously NOT! I’m Nigerian du-uh.
While I remain clueless as to what factors this thing depends on, I must point out that individual thoughts and then location are somehow involved. Those who are digitally minded would prefer to access materials via that medium. But for the orthodox practitioners, Alaba would always suffice where they can cop hard copies at N100 per piece and still enjoy what Mr X got at an extra data cost to access the internet and $9.99 to own a soft copy. This recent growing concern presents itself to me like a farce because before the sense of monetizing the music is brought to forbearance, we should ask ourselves if such extravagance in purchasing cost is totally worth the nature of the music we’re selling? It is in my opinion that whatever decision should be based on the consumer market. How many of us really fancy paying $9.99 for an album? How many of us even care much to buy digital albums let alone for $9.99? Even if I can afford it, what about the majority of the market whose prowess do not lie in evolving new media trends? How do I expect Iya Arugbo to own a copy of Baba Hafusa? Do I expect her to buy at $9.99 when she can get it N100?
You can see that the industry hasn’t thought this thing through. And until they do, piracy will continue to thrive unless their emphasis shifts from monetizing the music first. I’m tempted to delve into other surrounding issues that are a culmination of several anomalies starting with our economy and the ruling administration, value of our naira, our music orientation and all that shandalooloo but I’d rather not. I dunno about you but at the point this industry and our economy is right now, I WILL NOT BUY A NIGERIAN ALBUM FOR $9.99!
Davido is indeed a father and a happy one at that..These are newly released photos of Davido lovingly gazing at his baby Mama,Sophie Momodu during her baby shower..He looks smitten with her..Her uncle,Ovation publisher Dele Momodu who shared the pics wrote
Warmest congratulations to Mr David Adeleke DAVIDO and my cousin SOPHIE MOMODU on the birth of your beautiful daughter. May God always provide for you and protect your family… Stay blessed.
So what happens to his new Guinean boo Sira? She hasn’t posted anything on him recently and neither has he..
They look cute together though! Another below