First violins imitated human voices: study

violin PHOTO:pixabay Music historians have long suspected that the inventors of the violin wanted to imitate the human voice, and a study out Monday shows how 16th to 18th century luthiers in Italy did it. Researchers at National Taiwan University asked a professional violinist to play 15 antique instruments, including one from 1570 by Andrea […]

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Sony Buys EMI Music Publishing For $1.9bn

Japanese entertainment giant Sony on Tuesday unveiled a $1.9-billion (N685,900,000,000) deal to buy industry titan EMI Music Publishing, which has the rights to songs by the likes of Queen and Pharrell Williams. The deal adds a catalogue of more than two million songs — including some of the greatest hits from the 20th century — […]

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Watch: Ikechukwu Returns With ‘Sammah’

Just when we thought Nigerian rapper Ikechukwu Onunaka also known as Killz had quit music, he returns with a banging single Sammah. The video features Oleku crooner Ice Prince. Watch below: Ikechukwu rose to fame with a track My Name Is Ikechukwu off the Son of the Soil Album. After several nominations and wins, Ikechukwu seemed to […]

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