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Welcome to yet another episode of  E weekly round up with Genial kyim. we have a lot of  interesting  information lined up for you this week. 

First we start with the story of king Sunny Ade, that was a year older within the week and on a very interesting note, his guitar was sold on auction for a  mouth watering sum of 52 million naira.. the glittering artistic piece was revealed at the King Sunny Ade‘s 70th birthday concert tagged Sunny on Sunday, which had an audience comprising of Nigeria’s richest and top celebrities. according to  a very close source to  E weekly, the winner of the auction is yet   to be announced to the general public.  we wish the legendary king Sony Base the best of luck.
 

In other news the musical Taliban oristefemi have signed a new artists to his MSN label. new artiste has been signed to Oritsefemi’s MSN Gang imprint. The young talent who goes by the name Seun Kobbe , was unveiled by both Oritsefemi and Danku. Taking to Instagram, Oritsefemi made a post saying; “New kid…wish you success in your humble beginning bro @seunkobbe..Okulosun dropping on 12 of December get ready my people…MSN Gang.” This makes Kobbe the first act Oritsefemi signs to the label while “Okulosun” would be the first track Kobbe would be releasing under MSN Gang record label.  we hope kobbie will enjoy his stay at MSN Gang. 
 

Tosin Ajibade aka Mr Eazi, recently sat down for an interview with Linda Ikeji Music crew, where he opened up about so many things to include his upcoming concert ‘Life Is Eazi’. Mr Eazi, who is an act under Wizkid’s ‘Starboy Worldwide’ label, also talked about his family, the Ghana Music Awards and likely collaboration that will signal his retirement from music to all his fans.
 

Another interesting story is the fact that telecommunication giant Glo sets to sponsor these years  Ovation Green Carol. Organisers of Glo-sponsored 2016 Ovation Green Carol have confirmed the participation of four new artistes in the event scheduled to hold this Sunday at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos beginning from 7pm. They include Afro pop star, Niniola, Africa’s number one female group, Shiikane, classical artist and soprano, Abiodun Koya and Simi who sang the popular track among youths, “Jamb question”. The artistes will entertain guests alongside the quintuplet of Cameo, King Sunny Ade, Nabania crooner, Flavou r and Marvin duo of Korede Bello and Reekado Banks. The theme of this year’s Ovation Carol, according to the organisers is, “It’s all about hope” and the artistes will perform in accordance with the theme, adding that the event would inspire hope that Nigeria would soon change for better. Date: Sunday, December 18th, 2016. Time: 7pm Venue : Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.. 
 

Rounding up our gist this week, Singer Sean Tizzle , has unveiled the cover art for his upcoming sophomore album. The album titled, ‘Moving Forward’ will reportedly be released sometimes this month. The ‘Perfect Gentleman’ crooner, who turned 27yrs on December 15, is said to have featured top acts in the new album/. These acts include, American singer, Tory Lanez, Tiwa Savage , and more.
 

that's all we have for you on these weeks  episode of  E weekly round up.

By Genial Kyim.
kyintondashe@gmail.com

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