Skales Reveals How Olamide Supported Him When Broke

Rapper and Songwriter Raoul John Njeng popularly known as Skales has revealed the person behind the success of his music video ‘Shake Body’ heaping praises on YBNL boss, Olamide.

Skales took to his twitter page to reveal how Olamide funded his music video, when he was broke, stating that his life has never been the same since then.

He wrote…

YBNL boss Olamide in a swift response appreciated Skales but said that it was supposed to be a secret.

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In May 2014, Skales established his own record label, OHK music and released ‘Shake Body’ as the first single from his upcoming album.

9ice, Skales Others Drop New Visuals

VisualsSinger, 9ice has released visuals to his song titled ‘sugar’, which was produced by Puffy Tee.

The video was directed by Godfather productions.

Similarly, Basline artiste, Skales has released a video for the Ganja beats produced rap track ‘Fara We Mi’ off his debut ‘Man of the Year’ album.

The video was shot in Lagos, southwest Nigeria by Unlimited LA and Skales is set to drop the first single off his sophomore album soon.

Grafton records act, Mr 2kay has just released a new single ‘Count It All Joy’ off his new EP of the same title produced by Orbeat.

Following the release of her new single, Aina More has released the visuals for ‘Afrikan Lady’.

The video which was filmed in London showed More depicting her interpretation of the modern Afrikan lady.

Solly 1x Drops ‘Loving You’ Featuring Skales

solly 1xSolly 1x has dropped a new video featuring Skales .

Mid tempo groove ‘Loving You’, is a story of a young driver who fell in love with his boss.

The song, however, creates an atmosphere of love for love birds.

The video shot in Lagos was directed by Stanz visuals.

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Alicia Keys Rocks To Skales’ ‘Shake Body’


Barely 24 hours after endorsing Nigerian music star Wizkid, Grammy award winning singer, Alicia Keys has posted a video of herself swim-dancing to Skales’ hit song – shake body.

Her husband, Swizz Beats who seemed to be recording the video, also expressed excitement by adlibing to the song.

#AKwaterdance with you-know-who on the adlibs

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American University Of Nigeria To Host 4th Annual Homecoming

American University of Nigeria.The American University of Nigeria (AUN) in Yola, Adamawa State, is set to host its annual Homecoming starting from November 3.

The week-long celebration in the north-eastern Nigerian state will be the fourth in a series and will focus on the University and its achievements with expectation of its alumni in their numbers.

In a statement announcing the event, the Alumni Relations coordinator, Mr Peter Paya, said: “This year’s Homecoming will be dedicated to celebrating 10 years of the American University of Nigeria from inception in 2004”.

AUN alumni in private enterprises and top multinational companies across Nigeria and the world, as well as in top graduate schools around the world will have a mentorship forum with seniors and juniors in an event tagged “Alumni Success Galore”.

The statement says activities lined up for this year will feature entertainment celebrities such as Patoranking, Sheyi Shay, Skales, Ayo J, and DJ Bally, a professional career fair, Mr. & Miss AUN pageant, as well as community service to engage returning alums.

Oneness and Loyalty To Alma Mater

According to the statement,the 10th anniversary Homecoming will be celebrating Alums with extraordinary achievements in their various fields, such as Mrs Michael Njoku, Daniel Harbor and Tosin Komolafe, who jointly developed the OpenERP for resources management at the University.

Also to be honored are Mr Dooyum Malu, who recently joined Google Inc., Mr Soji Abolarin, who founded a fast-growing online gadget store, and others working with corporations like McKinsey, Shell, PwC, and Chevron. Alumni will also be reconnecting with former graduates who are pursuing or have completed their graduate programs at prestigious universities in America, Europe, and Asia.

The Homecoming, according to the statement, “is an American university tradition that fosters oneness, loyalty to Alma mater, and reunion among alumni, as it offers alums and the opportunity to build on the University’s mission statement, as a Development University.  It will also provide a platform for AUN graduates to give back to that immediate community as they reaffirm their commitment to contributing to the society at large”.

The Homecoming is one of the biggest annual celebrations in American Universities around the globe.

AUN held its first Homecoming in 2011, and has since kept faith with this good old academic tradition which it hosts in the fall semester.

Skales Drops Music Video For His Single ‘Shake Body’

skalesNigeria’s artiste, Skales, has released the video for his hit song, ‘Shake body’ which was directed by Stanz visuals.

The artist, who is signed to Baseline Music -managed by Howie T, and Dipo Abdul, announced a dance competition to go with the video at a world press conference in Lagos.

To sign-up for the competition, fans need to record themselves dancing to the hit single, and upload it onto

The winner will get $10,000, and will emerge via popular polls.

We have got here, the video of ‘Shake Body’ for you.

Samklef Drops New Song/Video, Paranoid, Featuring Skales, Maqdaveed

Sam KlefHe’s created hits after hits both as a producer and as an artiste, but in Samklef’s words, “I’m just getting started”.

Award-winning music business entrepreneur, Samklef wanders off the musical norms in this terrain to bring us the brand new song/video (viral) with close buddy Skales and new cat Maqdaveed.

Paranoid is an alternate rock song which showcases Samklef’s vocal prowess as well as his sublime production skills. The featured rappers compliment the song perfectly with flawless delivery.



EME Ditches Skales As Patoranking Ditches Dem Mama Records


Leading record imprint, Empire Mate Entertainment, gave Skales the boots as it refused to renew the contracts of the singer cum rapper. According to wide reports, the Banky W led music label regarded the singer as unproductive after having just few singles to his name in his three years stint at the label.

Skales was signed as a young promising rapper back in 2010 but failed to make a successful cross over into the pop lane since joining the EME.

In a reverse scenario, fast rising reggae music star, Patoranking, appears to have ditched the Timaya led Dem Mama Records which released his break-in single, Alubarika.

According to wide reports, the singer whose real name is Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, has floated a new management company, Foston Musik.
Also, raving singer, Yemi Alade, has released a music video for her break in single, Johnny.
The music video, which featured The Big brother star, Beverly Osu, Comedian Bovi, rising actor, Alex Ekubo and many others, was shot by Clarence Peters.

Skales Releases Music Video For ‘Take Care Of Me’

Empire Mates Entertainment is proud to present the official music video from Skales for “Take Care of Me”, the first single to be taken from his forthcoming debut Album All The Above which will be released in the first quarter of 2014.

The  new single was produced by renowned StarBoy Entertainment production duo Legendury Beatz,  the video was directed by film-maker Aje Filmworks.

The “Take Care Of Me” music video is filled with fresh visuals, showing  Skales as he tries to do all that is necessary to woo his pretty love’s interest, with E.M.E label mate ShayDee making a rather hilarious cameo appearance along the way.

Samklef Drops Hot New Tune Titled Wado

Nigerian music producer and singer, Samklef has released a brand new song titled, Wado.

The song, Wado, a tech-highlife folk love song, is dropping after a music hiatus which has left music fans craving more from the ‘Molowo Noni’ crooner.

Wado is also a prelude to Samklef’s sophomore album which drops on the 14th of October.

The multiple-award winning producer/artiste, is set to release a 15 tracker album titled #4KP THE GIFT OF GOD which features top acts like Jesse Jagz, Kayswitch, Skales, Olamide, Eddy Remedy, Peggy, Shola Zeal and Terry G.

Listen to Wado below:

Pictures: Sound Sultan, D’prince, Chidinma, Skales, Jaywon In Party Mode

Nigeria’s music stars, Sound Sultan, D’Prince, Chidinma, Skales and Jaywon recently thrilled fans to good music at the Remy Martins’ ‘At The Club’ event where music lovers got to party with their favourite musicians in Lagos and Abuja.

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New Music: Eveedenz – Take It Low Featuring Skales

Upcoming singer, Eveedenz, born Evans Peterson, has released two new singles, Take It Low, featuring E.M.E signee, Skales.

The dance track, ‘Take it low’ was produced by J Smith.

About Eveedenz

He started singing at a very young age but as his passion grew, he took to dancing as well – honing his craft as an entertainer. He later joined a dance group that grew to prominence in Lagos, Sons of Liberty.

He was admitted to the University of Benin shortly after to study Medical Physiology where he was also forced to take a break from a budding professional career. He released his first studio single titled ‘Na me she want’ in 2011 and he has been busy recording since then.