Olamide won’t be joining the ranks of artistes who are releasing albums this year, 2014, as his major concern appears to be developing the artistes on his label.
So, the rumours were just what they were – rumours.
Badoo, revealed this during an exciting chat at Vibes FM Benin, which preceded his performance in the city at the 8th leg of Star Music Trek which held on May 17 2014.
“For now, that’s really not on the agenda. I’m basically occupied with working on various projects with the artistes signed under my label. That’s going to be taking up a greater part of my time, and right now, it’s what I’m focused on.”
The rap star, who went on to deliver one of his finest performances on the Star Music Trek circuit has maintained his enormous drive and enthusiasm throughout his shows and boasts of a recent nomination for Best Hip Hop at MAMA 2014.
With a new album underway and numerous plans in the works, former Mavin artiste, Wande Coal is looking to expand his music outfit, Black Diamond Entertainment.
“The Kick” crooner said that the search for new talents to grace Nigeria’s entertainment industry was on. He made this known while having a quick chat on Harvest FM, Makurdi, in preparation for his performance at the Makurdi wing of Star Music Trek 2014.
So, fingers crossed, some upcoming talent’s life may soon take a 360’s turn for the better as the Black Diamond Entertainment is obviously leaving nothing to chance as it takes entertainment to the next level in 2014.
Nigerian music stars, 2face, Tiwa Savage, M.I, Olamide, and 20 other artistes are set to thrill fans in 10 cities lined for the annual Star Music Trek.
After weeks of speculation, the full artiste line up for Music Trek 2014 has finally been unveiled.
The sensational unveiling, which held at the Federal Palace Hotel Victoria Island Lagos on March 19 in a scintillating sign-on party was well attended by dozens of celebrity guests, including Olisa Adibua, Toni Kan, Uti Nwachukwu, Tee-Y Mix, Mark Redguard, Gbemi Olateru Olagbegi, Tunde Ednut, Mo’ Eazy, D’Tunes, HarrySongs.
Hosts, Gbenga Adeyinka, DO2UN of Cool FM and Laf Up ensured that the suspense was fully maintained with guests left guessing right up to the final unveiling of who would eventually make up the Star 2014 Trek line up.
This year’s selection of Nigerian stars comprises an exciting combination of artistes at the top of their game with a few major surprises. Still on the Trek this year are fans’ favorites, Tiwa Savage, 2face, M.I, Olamide and many others. Noticeably missing, however, are D’banj and dynamic duo P’square, who featured prominently on the 2013 Trek.
The surprise introduction of Davido, and Wizkid promises to spice things up!
Artistes on Music Trek include 2face, Tiwa Savage, M.I, Olamide, Davido, Wizkid, Wande Coal, Sound Sultan, Pasuma, Mr Raw, Dr Sid, Naeto C, KCee, Sean Tizzle, Phyno and May D.
Hosts are Gbenga Adeyinka, DO2TUN of Cool FM and Laf Up with DJ Xclusive, DJ Neptune, DJ Switch, DJ Blaise as official DJs for The Trek.
The Trek 2014 will be touring the following cities across the country, Nsukka (29th March), Makurdi, (5th April), Uyo (12th April), Umuahia (19th April), Orlu (26th April), Ekwulobia, (3rd May) Onitsha Fegge, (11th May), Benin (17th May), Ado Ekiti, (24th May), and Lagos May 31st.
The second leg of the annual Star Music Trek concert lived up to its billing and more. The event, which featured high energy performances from MI, Jmartins, IcePrince, Dr Sid, Naeto C, Jukebox and others, was rated by fans as being undeniably the biggest concert in Lokoja in 2013.
Thousands of excited fans who came from Lokoja, Jos, Abuja and other surrounding states were treated to some of the hottest music in Nigeria from winners of Star Quest Nigeria, Jukebox, hip hop Mavin super act, Dr Sid, prolific rapper and entertainer, Naeto C, award winning artiste, IcePrince, Africa’s number one rapper, MI, JMartins, as well as other local Lokoja talents.
“This is my first time in Lokoja and I’m really happy to be there,” said, Naeto C, who drew fans in a rush from all corners of the stadium who were itching to catch a glimpse of him.
“It doesn’t get any better than this,” noted MI, as he worked the crowd to fever pitch.; “You guys make the effort we put into making these concerts a tremendous success, worth it.”
With an exciting live band, JMartins offered his signature powerful performance and also managed to stun a loyal fan, Musa Isa, as well as the entire audience with a surprise gift of a watch valued at over $10,000.
Music lovers were seen dancing and singing along to the hit makers throughout the night with many clutching and exchanging concert memorabilia.
To wrap up the night, award-winning rapper, MI, proved a superb finish to an already outstanding evening.
Other artistes who will be performing at the nationwide event include 2face, D’banj, Psquare, Timaya, Wande Coal, Obesere, Mr Raw, Tiwa Savage, and Sheyi Shey.
Music fans in Aba, Abeokuta, Lagos, Asaba, Enugu, Nnewi, and Owerri, are not left out as the concert will also tour these cities over the next two months.
The Star Music Trek will present The Trek Ends with a major finale on August 10th at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.