Adekunle Gold, husband of Alternative superstar Simi, has taken to his Instagram page to celebrate his wife as she marks her birthday and also released a new album.
Simi released her much anticipated album Omo Charlie Champagne with a heartfelt dedication to her late father.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Amasiko singer took to her Instagram page on Friday, @simplysimi to announce the 13-track album produced by Vtek, Oscar, Legendury Beat and Season with all the songs written by her.
She wrote, “When I was compiling this album, I knew I wanted to dedicate it to my daddy, Engr. Charles Oladele Ogunleye – who passed in 2014. I’m blessed to have come this far.
“I’m blessed that it was possible for me. I do not take this for granted. I couldn’t possibly be more thankful for this journey.
“To have amazing people like you supporting me everyday is absolute Magic! I love you.
“#OmoCharlieChampgne is OUT NOW!!!! Yessss! I’m thankful to all the amazing people that made this possible –
“If it’s 12am in your area, go on all the platforms and listen to #OmoCharlieChampagne Vol. 1,” Simi said.
The album release also marked the singer’s birthday, her first since she got married to fellow singer, Adekunle Gold who sent out birthday wishes through his Instagram page @Adekunlegold.
He wrote, “First birthday as Mrs. Kosoko. Older by a year but sexier than ever. Happy birthday Omo Charlie Champagne. Love you forever.”
Following the album’s release, fans took to Twitter to praise Simi’s prowess, causing the album to become the second most trending topic on Nigerian Twitter at the time of this report.
@Abbyfamous wrote, “So, I waited for this. Simi is never a disappointment! She’s just as ever amazing and beautiful in everything, her lyrics, voice and heart. She’s such beauty.
“I have listened to this album on Boom, and it continues all day. I Stan your Queenship! Happy Birthday Sweet!”
@_detola tweeted, “I am staying up all night to learn every damn words from #OmoCharlieChampagne it’s worth every penny guys!
“It made me cry,laugh,think,chill. Simi is not only intelligent and talented , she’s GOLD.”
@Drews_daughter said, “This album is food for the soul. The Simi army has been fed. Thank you queen @SympLySimi Many more years.”
@Beulahonoh tweeted, “My fav track in @SympLySimi ‘s omo Charlie champagne album I guess is ‘Mind your Bizness’ 🎶 ft Falz, has been on my repeat.
“It has an important message for all them Amebo. Happy birthday Simi! May God bless you. Keep making awesome Music.”
‘Omo Charlie Champagne’ swiftly follows her acclaimed 2017 eponymous album ‘Simisola’ which went on to win ‘Album of the Year’ at the Headies and contained a bunch of fantastic singles, including ‘Joromi’ and ‘Lovin.”
Troll Lashes Out at Regina Daniels Mum for Sharing Photo in Bum Shorts
A troll has attacked Rita Daniels, the mother of Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels for sharing her bum photo on social media.
Rita who is currently under the care of her billionaire 60-year-old son-in-law took to Instagram to share a photo of herself looking like a 16-year-old teenager.
She captioned the photo ”The day you plant the seed is not the day you will eat the fruit.”
While the multitudes are showering Regina Daniel’s mother all the love in this world, an Instagram user lambasted Rita for giving out her daughter to an old man for the benefits attached.
He wrote “That’s why you seed your little daughter into the life of 70 plus old man so that you will be eating fruits, some of your mates are living happily with their husbands, you’re here wearing bomshort on IG, sugar mummy.”
Burna Boy Nominated Again for Grammy Awards
Burna Boy’s latest album ‘Twice As Tall’ has gotten him a second shot at winning a Grammy.
The talented singer, on Monday, bagged a World Music Album nomination alongside Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, Anoushka Shankar, and Tianariwen.
Antibalas is an American afrobeat band modelled after Fela Kuti’s Africa 70 band while Bebel Gilberto is a popular Brazilian-American singer.
Anoushka Shankar is a British Indian sitar player and composer while Tianariwen is a group of northern Malian singers.
In October, the Recording Academy announced the renaming of the ‘Best World Music Album’ to ‘Best Global Music Album.’
Burna Boy, 29, lost in his first attempt to win a Grammy award after being nominated in the best world music album category in January 2020. Beninese music legend, Angelique Kidjo, won the award.
‘Twice As Tall’ which is Burna Boy’s fifth album was released in August. Burna Boy, his mum cum manager, Bosede Ogulu, and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, were the executive producers.
The album was produced by Telz, P2J, Timbaland, Leriq, Rexxie, Skread, Andre Harris, Jae5, Mike Dean, and many more.
It also featured guest appearances from Naughty by Nature, the Kenyan band Sauti Sol, Senegal’s musical titan, Youssou N’Dour, and Chris Martin of Coldplay.
Should Burna Boy win, he will become Nigeria’s second Grammy winner after Sikiru Adepoju.
In a related development, Nigerian singer, Mr Eazi, has just won an Urban Music Album award at the Latin Grammy for his feature on Colombian reggaeton singer, J Balvin’s fifth and his sixth overall album.
Mr Eazi was featured on track nine, ‘Arcoiris’ on ‘Colores.’
The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards will hold on January 31, 2021, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The award will recognise the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year, running from September 1, 2019, to August 31, 2020.
My Boyfriend Left Me Because I Messed Up – DJ Cuppy
DJ Cuppy has revealed that she messed up her relationship with her ex-boyfriend and talent manager, Asa Asika.
Asa and DJ Cuppy who is the daughter of billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, used to be an item a few years ago until they both went their separate ways.
DJ Cuppy had a Twitter question and answer session with her fans on Friday, November 20.
One of her fans asked
”@cuppymusic What’s your ex-boyfriend’s name and why did you break up? #AskCuppyAnything,”
Responding, DJ Cuppy wrote: “His name is @AsaAsika and I messed it up.”