Police Arrest Musician Harrysong At Lagos Airport

A photo of Harrysong


Nigerian Musician, Harrison Tare Okiri, better known as Harrysong has been arrested by the Nigerian Police Force in Lagos on Tuesday over a petition by his former manager, Soso Soberekon of five star music.

The Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed his arrest to Channels Television via a phone call.

He said that the artiste was arrested at the Lagos Airport as he landed from his trip to America following the petition filed against him for defamation of character and threat to life.

Harrysong recently accused music executive, Soso Soberekon of sending armed robbers to kill him at his home in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

The singer-songwriter made these allegations while speaking with the hosts of the Frankly Speaking Podcast.

Soso served as his best man during his wedding in Warri, Delta state in 2021.

2016 Has Been Challenging Yet Successful – Harrysong

Harrysong, 2016 successPopular ‘Reggae Blues’ crooner, Harrysong, has made major impact and hit huge success in 2016 despite various economic as well as personal challenges.

The track ‘Reggae Blues’ became an instant hit within the Nigerian Music sphere, and also crossed into some international music scenes.

The man behind the atonal music, Harrison Tare Okiri, popularly known by the stage name, Harrysong, confesses that the track catapulted him to yet another level of stardom.

In an interview with Channels Television, he described his career in 2016 as challenging, yet fruitful and interesting because in his words, “we’ve achieved quite a lot”.

He recounted some of the major international shows, including the One Music Fest, that have accounted for the success of his career in the year 2016.

Speaking of his creative journey, he said being a song writer and content producer, he goes along with the flow of the market.

“I try to see where the market is going now, before I produce content. If I can change it, I change it, if I don’t want to, I just play along and still make a difference”, he added.

Harryson who was born as the only child to Ijaw parents in Warri, Delta state, narrated that he went into music after he lost his mother.

He said a strained relationship between him and his step-mother led to him dropping out of school and discovering his new found love for music, which grew while he was still in Port-harcourt.

As his career continued to grow, he took some of his colleagues back to his home state for a peace concert.

Speaking of the concert, he said it was inspired by a land dispute which had occurred in his hometown.

According to him, afterwards, he felt he could be a voice to the community, through the peace concert, which was expected to serve as a re-orientation opportunity for youths and the larger community through the musical platform.

Among other successes the artist highlighted, Harrysong hinted that he is set to release something new for fans in the next two months.

Harrysong Drops ‘BabaForTheGirls’

harrysongFive Star Music act, Harrysong has released a new single titled ‘BabaForTheGirls’

The song features his label mate, Kcee.

‘BabaForTheGirls’ was produced by Dr. Amir.

Click to Listen!

Cynthia Morgan, Baba Dee, Ara Getting Ready To Drop Albums

p1Music stars, Cynthia Morgan, Baba Dee and sensational female drummer, Ara are ready to release full bodies of music material.

Dancehall star, Cynthia Morgan in an exclusive interview with Entertainment News on Channels TV said her yet to be titled debut album will be released “before the end of the year (2015) or first quarter of next year (2016)”.

Although details of the album are hush-hush at the moment, the ‘German Juice’ crooner confirmed co-star, Burna Boy as well as music duo PSquare are guest artistes on the album and that she’s trying to give a 100%.

Also, singer Baba Dee, who released his last album (digital) titled Boom Box about two years ago, is ready to release a full album, featuring artistes including Burna Boy, Harrysong, Terry G and others.

Sensational drummer and singer, Ara, in an exclusive chat with EN confirmed she will be dropping her highly anticipated debut album after many years of being a performing artiste of international repute.

The singer, however, did not give a time frame for the release but the album which features Fuji star, Pasuma is almost ready.

Harrysong Releases Ofeshe Video

harrysongFive Star artist, Harrysong has released a new video, Ofeshe, directed by Adasa cookie/Squareball.

The song which is a freestyle was produced by Amir.

In this dancehall club song, Harrysong sings about the lady who has captured his attention, singing “the feeling in his heart is affecting his brain”.

The video has a dance concept with cameo appearances from Skibii, VJ Adams, Bryan Okpara and a host of others.

Check on it!

Hot Nigerian Music Videos Out For Christmas Holidays

Nigerian Music videosAs music lovers gear up for the Christmas holidays, Nigerian artistes have started dishing out hot new music and videos to be enjoyed starting from the festive season.

Here are a few Nigerian music videos from some of Nigeria’s hottest artistes.

‘Sho Le’ crooner, Sean Tizzle has released a new music video for his love song titled ‘Igi Orombo’, featuring Mavin songstress, Tiwa Savage.

Veteran ragga artiste, Daddy Showkey, has released the video for his track Asalamabeez featuring Harrysong, directed by Clarence Peters.

Music duo, Tunde and Wunmi Obe (T.W.O) also released a video and a single from their forthcoming album T.W.O Plus. The video titled ‘Omonsa’, meaning ‘Dance’ in the Ghanaian Twi dialect, was directed by popular music director, Clarence Peters.

EN: Femi Falana’s Son, Falz, Releases Debut Album

Players in Nigeria’s music industry are becoming more interesting by the track. We’ve had the only m-c with an MSC, Naeto C, son of a king, Tillaman who now goes by the name Tilla, and recently, Falz, a barrister and son of renowned lawyer, Femi Falana, launched his debut album.

Mavin All-stars, Burna Boy Turn Up For MAMA’s Party With Mafikizolo

All Roads Led To The MTV Africa Music Awards Party In Lagos As Nigerian ‘Mama’ Nominees Partied Up With South African Music Duo, Mafikizolo.

Mavin All Stars, Burna Boy And A Host Of Others Turned Up For This Party. Check On It.

Spotlight On ‘Better Pikin’ Crooner, Harrysong

On Our Spotlight Segment, We Have Harrysong, Whose Song ‘Better Pikin’ Is A Solid Jam. Let’s Find Out What He’s All About.