Tag: MTV Base

AzeezJanuary 18, 2017

12 Nigerian songs influenced by Ghanaian sounds – Mr Eazi (WATCH)

Afropop singer, Mr Eazi has listed 12 Nigerian songs influenced by Ghanaian sounds in a recent interview with MTV Base. ...

YWriterOctober 25, 2016

Wizkid is back on top! | Here are 5 takeaways from the 2016 MAMAs

by Sola Fasasi Another MAMAs has come and gone. It is, easily, the continent’s biggest music festival – and as ...

Isime EseneSeptember 2, 2016

The Media Blog: This Premium Times interview leaves us a little – actually, a lot – uncomfortable

We read this interview in Premium Times 6 days ago that worried us – it worried us because it is ...

YWriterAugust 24, 2016

The Media Blog: MTV Base subbed the Nigerian government – and maybe some corporates

The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA), anchored by MTV Base is for the third year, hosted in South Africa. This ...

Isime EseneAugust 23, 2016

MTV MAMAs is back, and it’s (expectedly) not coming to Nigeria

by Isime Esene For three years in a row, the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs), arguably Africa’s biggest award show ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 10, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: More money for Flavour | Toni Payne’s child abuse war ‘takes no prisoners’ | More Stories

Here are the top stories from yesterday and some stories that unraveled while you slept – and are now buzzing ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 9, 2016

Stephanie Coker leaves MTV Base to start a ‘new chapter’

MTV Base On-Air personality, Stephanie Coker has announced that she is leaving the music channel. Coker who has been with the ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 18, 2016

Burna Boy teases fans with trailer for new video featuring Phyno (WATCH)

Away from his baby mama controversy, Burna Boy will be releasing a new music video today. The video which is ...

Janeth JSeptember 18, 2015

This is what 2face could have become, if he hadn’t discovered music

Legendary artiste, 2face Idibia, who turns 40 today, has revealed that he once tried his luck in goalkeeping but didn’t make ...

Janeth JSeptember 18, 2015

“She gives me peace” | 2face gushes about Annie Idibia (WATCH)

Nigeria’s Afropop legend, Innocent Idibia a.k.a 2face, turned 40 today. In an interview with MTV base, he gushed about his wife, ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 9, 2015

“I’ll like to collaborate with Vic O” – Phyno in MTV Base interview

  Phyno has expressed interest in collaborating with controversial rapper, Vic.O. He reveals this and several other interesting tidbits on ...

OluwapelumiJuly 21, 2015

Miley Cyrus to host MTV VMAs

Miley Cyrus will host the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. To announce the news, the 22-year-old singer dressed up as ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 11, 2015

Nigerian artistes dominate nominee list as MTV makes MAMA 2015 announcement

MTV Africa just announced its line up of nominees for the upcoming MAMA awards. The event which will take place ...

SolaOctober 30, 2014

Others are counterfeit | @OfficialWaje tells us why she has the best voice in Nigeria

by S’ola Filani “I promised to tell you guys the truth and nothing but the truth, So yes Waje is ...

Isime EseneOctober 7, 2014

MTV Base reacts to controversy over ‘Best Naija Tracks’ list

by Isi Esene International music channel, MTV Base has reacted to the debate brewing on social media over the programme ...

SolaOctober 3, 2014

Forget the MTV Base list: Here’s the authentic list of the top 20 Nigerian songs of all time

by Anike Jacobs So earlier today, MTV Africa released a list of the top 20 greatest Naija songs of all ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 10, 2014

EME artiste, Shaydee signs endorsement deal with Metro Taxi (LOOK)

by Damilola Jagun Budding artiste, Shaydee has just signed an extensive endorsement deal with Nigeria’s leading taxi brand, Metro Taxi. Shaydee ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 1, 2014

GOtv launches in Makurdi with open-air concert

by Jewel Stephen To mark the launch of its service in the city of Makurdi, GOtv on Wednesday, 20 August ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 28, 2014

LOL! Watch Basketmouth, Olamide, Seyi Shay, Phyno, Dr Sid and others in Dorobucci comic-video

by Damilola Jagun Comedian, Basketmouth and MTV Base have teamed up to do a comical video for Dorbucci. It features ...

writerJuly 28, 2014

“Loooooool” | Did Seun Kuti just ‘sub’ Flavour? (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju Afrobeat artist, Seun Kuti, apparently disagrees with MTV Base’s choice of Flavour as the best live act ...

December 24, 2013

Why D’banj and Don Jazzy got back together – US rapper, Wale reveals (WATCH)

by Tutu Akinlabi American rapper, Wale was in Nigeria recently and he spent a while in the country exploring his ...

September 14, 2013

Music superstars, Ice prince, Iyanya, others to star in MTV ‘Shuga’

by ‘Jola Sotubo The MTV Base drama series, Shuga, can already boast of  a star-studded cast and it is set ...

July 26, 2013

“We’re both suffering from success, I wanna marry you!” – DJ Khalid proposes to Nicki Minaj on live TV (WATCH)

by Chisom Ukaegbu International producer/DJ/Artiste Khaled bin Abdul Khaled aka DJ Khaled shocked the world music scene recently when he ...

April 16, 2013

Yellow yellow: Denrele and BBA winner, Karen Igho light up MTV Base party – literally (LOOK)

by Isi Esene Karen Igho and Denrele Edun were at the MTV Base Party on Saturday. As expected, Denrele is ...

November 10, 2012

#ThisShouldConcernYou: MTV starts nationwide search for new Nigerian MTV VJ

by Isi Esene MTV Base is on a nationwide search for a quick-thinking, music-loving newcomer to become the new Nigerian ...

August 21, 2012

Role Model: Obasanjo “inspires Nigerian youth” on MTV Meets

by Akan Ido Politician, ex-soldier, farmer, and two-time former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, will be featured on MTV Base ...

March 20, 2012

Banky W, Wizkid & more – MTV’s video for ‘Shuga’ premieres

by Seyi Lawal MTV Base and the MTV Staying Alive Foundation has released the long-awaited music video of ‘Shuga,’ the hit ...

February 14, 2012

#BBChat: Christine Ameh talks about her single on BET, being turned down by MTV and Channel O & more

by ‘Ifreke Inyang [@Ifreke] Christine Ben-Ameh says “Her sound is a profound combination of soul, R and B with a ...

February 1, 2012

Congratulations are in order! It’s a baby boy for MTV’s Cynthia Okpala

by Wilfred Okiche Cynthia Okpala, the Nigerian MTV Base VJ and her husband, Ozoemena Mbanefo have welcomed a baby boy ...

OluwapelumiSeptember 27, 2011

Hello Kenya! Banky W and Wizkid lined up for cameo inTV series

By Seyi Lawal Empire Mates Entertainments’ boss and protégé, Banky W and Wizkid, are both lined up to feature as ...

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