Santan Dave: 5 things we really want to know about this immigrant pastor’s son

Santan Dave beat eleven other talented artists to win the 2019 £25k Mercury Prize for his first official album – Psychodrama.

The Hyundai Mercury Prize is given each year along with a cash prize for Best British album of the last year, to artists whose album deserves an accolade.

Dave, 21, has long been perfecting his lyrical craft since at least 2015 following years of family and psychological drama.

It is these commotions reflected poetically in the winning album and many of his other musics that has given Dave the recognition.

Since there is more talent to come from Dave, let’s get acquainted with five facts.

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How UK immigration broke up Santan Dave’s family apart, deporting dad back to Nigeria

Santan Dave’s dad was deported to Nigeria despite having three children born in the UK.

Juliet Doris and her three boys

In a cypher lyrics Blackbox TV, Dave aka David Orobosa Omoregie coded-ly revealed this about his family; “I never came from a broken home, the system came and broke my home”.

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Our 21st Gen Wizkid has arrived: 5 facts about #heisrema Rhema

Dumebi Dumebi kpalanga….
Eh Dumebi
Dumebi don go carry belle
Eh Dumebi
Le Kwa na  mi si, see Omoye
Come see Omoye, O baby oyoyo

If you know this song, then you may already know the young upcoming artist behind it – REMA aka Divine Ikubor.

Rema is not only gaining popularity in Nigeria’s mainstream music but also venturing into the USA thanks to ex-President Barrack Obama, who recently revealed Rema among his summer 2019 playlist with the track ‘Iron Man’.

Whilst Iron Man increased his popularity, ‘Dumebi’ is the track that has grabbed more people’s attention most likely because it vibes to both the young, the old, the intercontinental, cross-generational, you name it.

The track, the singer and his other music echoes the star-power path of Wizkid. Before he becomes our next mega superstar lets learn 5 clues about him Continue reading

Stefflon Don and Dont Jealous Me comedian to lead London’s anti-slavery march

SteffLon Don and Dont Jealous Me comedian, Tolu are among stars pledging to lead a planned national anti-slavery march in London in support of the #saynotoslavery campaign.

The march comes following a CNN video footage which confirmed rumours of black Africans being sold in Libya.

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Long distance relationship looms for Cuppy as boyfriend follow other African footballers to China

DJ Cuppy’s footballer boyfriend has officially joined China’s Beijing Enterprise after being ‘let go’ by Sunderland FC.

Victor Anichebe, 29, who recently joined Cuppy, 25, at Billionaire Alakija son’s wedding scored just Continue reading

What happened to DJ money? Cuppy moves back into her parent’s Kensington home

Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola aka DJ Cuppy flaunts a fabulous DJ-ing and producing lifestyle on Instagram, jetting from one country to the next to perform at top club spots.

DJ Cuppy with daddy, oil and energy tycoon Femi Otedola

However, the billionaire’s daughter and star of Lagos to London: Britain’s New Super Rich has had to move back into her parents Kensington home citing Continue reading

International Women’s Day: Tiwa Savage and DJ Cuppy feature on CNN’s African Influencers

Yesterday was the globally renowned International Women’s day. Happy International Women!

Ghana’s Nicole Amarteifio, Benin Republic’s Angélique Kidjo and our very own Jane Michael Ekanem, Tiwa Savage and DJ Cuppy were among 12 African Influencers CNN asked to tell people their favourite African quote.

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The Runtown X Reekado Banks concert turned Runtown X Wizkid

Reekado banks could not make the show due to visa issues but the game was stepped up last night when WizKid took his place, bringing the concert’s roof down.

Check pictures and video below.

WizKid and Runtown at the O2 Indigo concert last night

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Music concert: One Africa Music festival –> 13th May –> London –> SSE Arena

It is only 4 months away but there is just about enough time to plan, save and turnt up to one of the grooviest summer festival of the year.

Hosted by newly engaged King of R&B, Banky W, with some of the most popular artists performing live, organisers are sure prepping this night to be one to remember.

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Cuppy djs at RVMG’s invite only event in London with Plasticboy

Billionaire’s daughter DJ Cuppy only recently landed in London after partying with the stars in Naija and Ghana.

No sooner was she spotted DJing for record music label RVMG at the ‘Tea with the plastic boy’ event for gay fashion blogger Gary aka Plastic Boy.

DJ Cuppy with blogger @Plasticboy

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Music concert 2017: Runtown and Reekado Banks –> February –> Indigo O2

Runtown and Reekado Banks are bringing their gangs to Indigo O2. Are you game?

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Date + Time: Doors open 7pm, 12th Feb 2017
Venue: Indigo @ The o2 London SE10 0DX
Price: From £25 (plus fees)
Genre: Afro, Nigerian, Music, Events
Contact: +44 7727004949 | 07557477825
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Who’s gonna be there?

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The talked about Igbinedion wedding Banky W was invited to. Videos + Pictures

Banky W posted an instagram photo/video letting us know that he had just atended his first wedding since his highly-successful movie – The Wedding Party.

He was talking about the grand wedding of no other than the Esama of Benin, Chief Igbinedion’s granddaughter – Ewemade Igbinedion.

First Wedding Party since the @weddingpartymovie.. congrats #GMADE2017 #weddingguest #YorubaAngels

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Ewemade, 25, who only recently completed the traditional wedding and customs according to the Benin Kingdom, came out in grand style in Lagos for her white wedding to Continue reading