Tag: Chocolate city

YNaijaAugust 14, 2023

Blaqbonez Earns Accolade as a Hip-Hop Game Changer, Lands Spot on Rolling Stone’s Innovators List

In a remarkable recognition of his groundbreaking impact, Blaqbonez, the prominent Hip-Hop artist leading the charge for Chocolate City, has ...

Onyinye UdehSeptember 21, 2020

Leaving leadership in the music business was like therapy for me – M.I Abaga

On this week’s episode of #WithChude,  award-winning hip-hop artist, producer, and former CEO of Chocolate City, Jude Abaga, popularly known ...

SponsorDecember 7, 2019

Blaqbonez to headline Bbq In The Park tagged ‘The Blaqbonez Rave’

Fast-rising rapper, Emeka Akumefule, better known as Blaqbonez is set to headline the signature end-of-the-year event of record label, Chocolate ...

Wilfred OkicheOctober 12, 2019

Interview: Has Blaqbonez earned the right to call himself the best rapper in Africa?

Making the claim of being the best rapper in Africa is a pretty audacious move, especially from a skinny 23-year ...

Bolu AkindeleMay 13, 2018

The Music Video of Most High by Nosa and Nathaniel Bassey is here and it’s a minimalist attempt at reviving its airplay

Christian music, like any other material or resource, generally have a church rotation/airplay span of a few months (if it’s ...

AzeezOctober 20, 2017

Chocolate City sues Nas over alleged breach of contract

Record Label, Chocolate City has sued rapper Nas and Mass Appeal Records’ Ronnie Goodman over an alleged breach of contract. The record ...

musicblogOctober 20, 2017

[The Music Blog] Chocolate City suing Nas is proof of how much work goes into international cross-overs

The global takeover for African music has been documented in an almost sensationalist manner but a lot is not being ...

musicblogSeptember 22, 2017

[The Music Blog]: The death of Nigerian labels, dearth of hip-hop crews and Tinny Mafia

It’s the year 2017 and the foretold death of labels adjunct to the rise of streaming and self-publishing is finally ...

musicblogSeptember 12, 2017

[The Music Blog] Nostalgia is an effective tool for nothing on Jesse Jagz’ “Alright” featuring Styl Plus

The release of Jesse Jagz Odysseus came as a follow-up to a series of events that have happened over the ...

musicblogAugust 27, 2017

[The Music Blog] Buzz Review: On “Kale Ni”, Ruby Gyang rebrands as royalty

A year ago, Ruby Gyang released an E.P called  This is Love amid other projects she worked on with her ...

musicblogAugust 20, 2017

[The Music Blog] M.I seems like a great guy, so why do you love-hate him?

Okay that question is a bit of a misnomer. What that headline should say instead is why won’t we ever ...

SponsorAugust 4, 2017

Chocolate City Boss, Mi Abaga, rewards fans with recording sessions, live performances

Chocolate City boss and one of Nigeria’s most successful rappers, MI Abaga, on Saturday rewarded five aspiring artistes with recording ...

musicblogJune 28, 2017

[The Music Blog]: After a long silent spell, hear 9 new tracks from rapper Milli on ‘Childish’ EP

Milli announced his Childish EP nearly three years ago. However, due to problems at Chocolate City his label at the ...

ToluJune 14, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Reekado Banks calls out DJ Xclusive for “disrespectfully” dropping him from a song; Runtown welcomes son, Zamar | More stories

Here are the biggest stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing on ...

ToluMay 5, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: “All I get from you is constant beating and threat to my life”, Mercy Aigbe responds to husband; Drake denies getting former porn star pregnant | More stories

Catch up on all the biggest stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still ...

ToluMay 4, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Banky W is officially taken off the market by Adesua but Wizkid is still “trying new products; Wale calls critic “ode”, “oloshi” | More stories

Here are the biggest stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing on ...

ToluMarch 20, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Tonto Dikeh’s estranged husband insists actress uses marijuana, TTT admits his marriage after eviction | More stories

Here are all the top entertainment stories from the weekend and others that unraveled while you slept through Sunday night ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 19, 2017

Safari is my last project with Chocolate City | Victoria Kimani confirms her exit from record label

by Dolapo Adelana American-born Kenyan singer, Victoria Kimani has revealed that she will be leaving record label, Chocolate City. Kimani, ...

AzeezMarch 13, 2017

Just In: Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori granted bail

Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori has been granted bail by a Kaduna Magistrate Court on Monday, Premium Times reports. His lawyer, ...

AzeezMarch 10, 2017

Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori re-arrested

Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori has been re-arrested, sources informed YNaija. This comes after 3 weeks when he was arrested ...

AzeezMarch 8, 2017

‘Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori discharged from hospital’

by Azeez Adeniyi Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori has been discharge from St. Nicholas Hospital after he collapsed at an ...

ToluFebruary 18, 2017

Backstory: #SouthernKaduna killings and the arrest of Audu Maikori | #FreeAudu

Audu Maikori is the CEO of Chocolate City Entertainment and one of the most vocal advocates against the spate of ...

Isime EseneJanuary 27, 2017

YNaija Says: On Southern Kaduna killings, Audu Maikori is not the problem. The government is

For the past few months, the communities of the southern part of Kaduna State have been turned into killing fields ...

ToluNovember 15, 2016

Afrobeat Legend, Femi Kuti to perform live in Abuja

Afrobeat legend, and four-time Grammy Award nominee, Femi Kuti brings the recently ended Felabration vibe to Abuja this November. The ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 5, 2016

Opinion: An open letter to MI Abaga – too many chocolates in a lost city

by Umar Hassan Dear MI, First off, I must say I’m a huge fan and I’ve been one from the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 2, 2016

Another artiste, Pryse leaves Chocolate City

Rapper Pryse has parted ways with music label Chocolate City. Pryse, the label’s first female rapper joins the likes of ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 1, 2016

Chocolate City President, Audu Maikori Talks@Google

Audu Maikori, founder and President of Chocolate City Entertainement group, was recently hosted by Google as a guest on its talk ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 24, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Psquare takes it to the street for new music video | Chris Rock and wife officially dissolve their 20 year union | More Stories

Here are some stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are now buzzing this morning ...

AzeezJuly 8, 2016

Singer Koker lands first endorsement deal

Chocolate city act, Koker who rose to prominence with his hit single ‘Do something‘ has just secured his first endorsement deal. ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 1, 2016

Nigerian artistes should grow up and start respecting their contracts

Freedom like Brymo said, is a kind of prison. Maybe the artiste was referring to himself (and now many artistes) ...

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