Connect with us


I make kumkum music, not afrobeats – Whitemoney



Big Brother Naija Season 6 winner and singer, Hazel Oyeze Onou, popularly known as Whitemoney, has revealed his genre of music.

The reality star, who has been widely criticised for his music, said his style is different from afrobeats.

He said he incorporates highlife in his music, but his genre is “KumKum music.”

He made this known while appearing on the latest episode of The House Chronicles podcast.

Whitemoney said, “I’m not even trying to do afrobeats. If I’m doing afrobeats, there is definitely going to be a fuse of highlife in it. And my kind of highlife is not the normal…

“My kind of highlife is kumkum music, you know. It is Cool United Melodies. It is contemporary highlife. It is highlife that you can vibe across all genres. You vibe them in the club, bar.

“My next production, my next drop is different. You will hear the sound. It is not the regular. We added somethings to it to spice it up. It doesn’t just go like that deep highlife where it is only for old people.

“I needed a sound where I can flex my voice perfectly. I don’t have tenor. I needed something that is okay for me that I can just manipulate and sing at my comfort. And that is how I just reached that [kumkum music].”


I’m planning to settle down – Rapper Falz reveals




Nigerian rapper Folarin Falana, aka Falz, has revealed he is planning to start a family.

The 33-year-old said he is considering getting married soon, adding that he would be open to having children in three years time.

Falz The Bahdguy disclosed this in a recent interview with actress Chinasa Anukam.

The host asked: “Are you planning to settle down? Yes or no?”

After dilly-dallying, Falz replied, “Yeah.”

Asked how many years he is looking at to have children, the rapper said, “The next three years.”

Continue Reading


35.1m Nigerians living with disabilities – Commission



Mr James Lalu, the Executive Secretary, National Commission for Persons With Disabilities (NCPWD), says 35.1 million Nigerians are currently living with disabilities.

He made this known during a one-day programme for the issuance of permanent certificates to persons with disabilities in the southeast, held in Owerri on Friday.

The NCPWD boss, represented by the commission’s acting Director, Compliance and Enforcement, Mr Ikem Uchegbulam, said that the figure is based on report by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

He explained that the programme was aimed at sensitising persons with disabilities about the benefits of certification, in line with Section 28 of the Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities Act.

He added that while temporary disability certificates could be issued by medical doctors in the event that a person happens to be unable to make use of a body part for some time, permanent disability certificates are issued by the NCPWD.

According to him, only persons with valid disability certificate can obtain and claim remedies under the Act, thus the need for all Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) to obtain certificate.

Lalu also said that “in addition to acting as means of identification, the Act has made the certificate legal requirement for obtaining remedy from the law court, hence the need for possession of the certificate.

“A recent WHO report estimates that about 35.1 million persons have disabilities in Nigeria, so, the commission is doing its best to ensure that they have access to all their rights as enshrined in the constitution.”

The Imo Commissioner for Women Affairs and Vulnerable Groups, Mrs Nkechi Ugwu, thanked the commission for efforts toward alleviating the plight of PWDs.

Ugwu, who was represented by the ministry’s Director of Administration and Finance, Mrs Ozioma Nwigwe, said the Imo Government would continue to champion the cause of persons living with disabilities in the state.

The event was attended by clusters of the Joint National Association of Persons With Disabilities, including the visually impaired, deaf and the dump. 

Continue Reading


EPL: Ten Hag to sign Bundesliga top scorer for Man Utd



Manchester United manager, Erik ten Hag, is eyeing a deal for Stuttgart striker Serhou Guirassy.

Ten Hag wants to add competition to his squad for Rasmus Hojlund.

Guirassy is enjoying an incredible start to the season with 15 goals in only eight Bundesliga starts

According to the UK Guardian, the Red Devils are extremely interested in Guirassy’s services.

The Guinea international’s contract has a €17.5 million release clause.

Ten Hag wants Guirassy as Hojund has had a challenging start to his Premier League career and has failed to score or assist in the competition.

Continue Reading