A veteran Nigerian entertainer and member of the music duo, Danfo Drivers, has died.
FR News gathered that Omeofa Oghene aka “Mad Melon passed away on Wednesday night at a hospital in #Ajegunle, Lagos, after a battle with an undisclosed ailment.
According to the management of the group in a statement, the artiste died on Wednesday night after a brief illness.
The statement said, “The management of Mad Melon and Mountain Black aka Danfo Drivers, wishes to announce to the general public the passing of Oghenemaro Emeofa aka Mad Melon.
“A true legend has fallen. May God grant his family, group mate (Mountain Black), well-wishers and friends the fortitude to bear the loss.”
Burna Boy Nominated For Grammy Awards
Nigerian Afro-fushion singer, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, has been nominated for the 62nd Grammy Awards.
Ogulu’s nomination was announced in a statement on the Grammy Awards’ website on Wednesday.
He was shortlisted for his album, ‘African Giant’ in the Best World Music Album category.
The category, according to the organisers, is for albums containing at least 51 per cent playing time of new vocal or instrumental world music recordings.
Other contenders in the category are Altin Gün; Bokanté and Metropole Orkest; Nathalie Joachim and Spektral Quartet; and Angelique Kidjo.
The Best World Album is one of the 84 categories being contested by artistes from different parts of the world.
The winner will be announced at an event slated for Sunday, January 26, 2020.
Nigerians who had been nominated in the category in the past included Seun Anikulapo-Kuti, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti and King Sunny Ade.
Meanwhile, many Nigerian artistes have taken to the social media page to congratulate Ogulu for his nomination for the prestigious award.
Why I Took A Break From Instagram-Tacha
Big Brother Naija peper dem star, Tacha has gone online in a live video chat with former Big Brother Naija dpuble wahala housemate, Tboss to clear the air over trends of her instagram being deleted by instagram official for some reason.
Tacha said, I could not attend to everyone on my dm so I decided to take a break, my account was never hacked or deactivated by anyone, I did it myself.
Tacha said she got up to 5000 dms in a day and she could not attend to all of them so she decided to go ghost mode for sometime