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Davido and Fiancé, Chioma, Welcome New Baby Boy

Congratulations are in order for the newly engaged couple on the birth of their son.

Davido and his financé Chioma Rowland welcomed their first child together over the weekend, and the news has been cause for celebration for several of his fans and supporters.

The couple, who got engaged last month, shared the arrival of their newborn son, who they named David Adedeji Adeleke Jr., according to Pulse Nigeria, on Sunday via social media, with a happy Davido writing "OMOBA TI DE!!! DAVID ADEDEJI IFEANYI ADELEKE Jr I !! D PRINCE IS HERE!!!! 20 - 10 - 2019 !!! Love you my STRONG WIFE!!! @thechefchi I LOVE YOU!!!!!"

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The "Fall" singer also shared an adorable photo of him smiling down at his newborn son. According to some sources, it's the first photo by an African artist to hit a million likes on Instagram, though OkayAfrica has not confirmed.


Adeleke Jr, is the artist's third child. He has two daughters Aurora Imade Adeleke and Hailey Veronica Adeleke.

Several fellow artists, including Casper Nyovest, Mayorkun and YCee, as well as many of his fans have taken to social media to congratulate the couple on their new bundle of joy. Read some of their warm wishes below.






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Davido Postpones 'A Good Time' Tour Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Davido has postponed the rest of his tour in North America due to the health concerns surrounding the growing COVID-19 outbreak.

Davido has recently announced that he'll be postponing the rest of his A Good Time tour in North America due to the recent coronavirus outbreak.

He believes the decision to postpone the tour is in the best interest of his fans as it pertains to their individual and collective health.

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Watch Davido's Vibrant New Music Video for '1 Milli'

It's a joyous affair in these wedding-inspired visuals which feature Davido's fiancée Chioma Rowland.

Davido has just dropped the visuals for "1 Milli", a track from his recent album A Good Time which was released towards the end of last year.

The music video pays homage to the artist's impending marriage to his fiancée, Chioma Rowland.

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Blitz the Ambassador Named 2020 Guggenheim Fellow

The Ghanaian artist and filmmaker is among 175 "individuals who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts."

Ghanaian filmmaker Blitz Bazawule, also known as Blitz the Ambassador has been named a 2020 Guggenheim fellow.

The musician, artist and director behind he critically acclaimed film The Burial of Kojo, announced the news via social media on Thursday, writing: "Super excited to announce I've been awarded the Guggenheim 2020 Fellowship. Truly grateful and inspired."

He is among 175 scholars, "appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in the Foundation's ninety-sixth competition," says the Guggenheim.

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6 South African Podcasts to Listen to During the Lockdown

Here are six South African podcasts worth listening to.

South Africa has been on lockdown for almost two weeks as a measure to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and it looks like the period might just get extended. If you are one of those whose work can't be done from home, then you must have a lot of time in your hands. Below, we recommend six South African podcasts you can occupy yourself with and get empowered, entertained and informed.


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