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Majek Fashek
MAJEKODUNMI FASHEKE, popularly known as MAJEK FASHEK, is a Nigerian reggae singer-songwriter and guitarist . In his homeland he is best known for the 1988 album Prisoner of Conscience which included the single "Send Down the Rain", winning him several awards. Also known as THE RAINMAKER, he has also worked with various artists worldwide including Tracy Chapman , Jimmy Cliff
Jimmy Cliff
, Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
, Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg
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Late Night With David Letterman
LATE NIGHT WITH DAVID LETTERMAN is an NBC
NBC
talk show that was created and hosted by David Letterman
David Letterman
from February 1982 to June 1993. This series has since been reformatted as Late Night with Conan O\'Brien , Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
and Late Night with Seth Meyers
Late Night with Seth Meyers
. Letterman began hosting Late Show with David Letterman
David Letterman
on CBS
CBS
in August 1993. In 2013, this series and Late Show with David Letterman
David Letterman
were ranked #41 on TV Guide
TV Guide
's 60 Best Series of All Time
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Island Records
ISLAND RECORDS is a British-Jamaican record label that operates as a division of Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group
(UMG). It was founded by Chris Blackwell , Graeme Goodall and Leslie Kong in Jamaica
Jamaica
in 1959. Blackwell sold the label to PolyGram
PolyGram
in 1989. Island and another label recently acquired by PolyGram, A&M Records , were both at the time the largest independent record labels in history, with Island in particular having exerted a major influence on the progressive UK music scene in the early 1970s. Three Island labels exist in the world: Island UK, Island US, and Island Australia, with the main label operating out of London. Notable artists include Demi Lovato , The Killers
The Killers
, Leona Lewis
Leona Lewis
, U2 , Mumford the music was also not reviewed by the press
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Bob Marley
ROBERT NESTA MARLEY, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter who became an international musical and cultural icon, blending mostly reggae , ska and rocksteady in his compositions. Starting out in 1963 with the group the Wailers , he forged a distinctive songwriting and vocal style that would later resonate with audiences worldwide. The Wailers would go on to release some of the earliest reggae records with producer Lee "Scratch" Perry . After the Wailers disbanded in 1974, Marley pursued a solo career upon his relocation to England that culminated in the release of the album Exodus in 1977, which established his worldwide reputation and elevated his status as one of the world\'s best-selling artists of all time , with sales of more than 75 million records. Exodus stayed on the British album charts for 56 consecutive weeks. It included four UK hit singles: "Exodus", " Waiting in Vain ", "Jamming ", and "One Love "
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New York Daily News
The NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, officially titled DAILY NEWS, is an American newspaper based in New York City
New York City
. As of May 2016, it was the ninth-most widely circulated daily newspaper in the United States. It was founded in 1919, and was the first U.S. daily printed in tabloid format . It is owned by Mortimer Zuckerman , and is headquartered at 4 New York Plaza in Lower Manhattan . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Editorial stance and style * 3 Headquarters * 4 Printing facilities * 5 Pulitzer Prizes * 6 Noteworthy front pages * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 External links HISTORY February 5, 1921 front page The Daily News was founded by Joseph Medill Patterson in 1919, as the ILLUSTRATED DAILY NEWS
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Columbia Records
COLUMBIA RECORDS is an American major record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment through Sony Entertainment , both are subsidiaries of Sony Corporation of America , the United States division of Sony Corporation . It was founded in 1887 from an earlier enterprise named the American Graphophone
Graphophone
Company , the successor to the Volta Graphophone
Graphophone
Company . From 1961 to 1990, Columbia's recordings were released outside the U.S. and Canada under the name CBS
CBS
Records to avoid being confused with the Columbia Graphophone Company in the UK. Columbia is one of Sony
Sony
Music's three flagship record labels with RCA and Epic
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Nigerian Television Authority
] NTA ( Nigerian Television Authority) TYPE Broadcast network COUNTRY Nigeria AVAILABILITY Nationally NATION Nigeria ESTABLISHED 1977The NIGERIAN TELEVISION AUTHORITY - also known as NTA is a Nigerian government-owned and partly commercial broadcaster that was inaugurated in 1977, at inauguration it had monopoly on television broadcasting in the country. The NTA runs the biggest television network in Nigeria with stations in several parts of Nigeria. Formerly known as NIGERIAN TELEVISION (NTV), the network began with a takeover of regional television stations in 1976 by the then Nigerian military authorities, and is widely viewed as the authentic voice of the Nigerian government. NTA's monopoly was broken in the 1990s
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Benin City
BENIN CITY is a city and the capital of Edo State
Edo State
in southern Nigeria . It is situated approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of the Benin
Benin
River and 320 kilometres (200 mi) by road east of Lagos
Lagos
. Benin City is the centre of Nigeria's rubber industry, and oil production is also a significant industry. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Climate * 3 Education * 4 Culture * 5 Bini market days * 6 Recent development * 7 Notable residents * 8 References * 9 Bibliography * 10 External links HISTORYThe original people and founders of the Ẹdo Empire and the Ẹdo people , initially were ruled by the Ogiso (Kings of the Sky) dynasty who called their land Igodomigodo . Igodo , the first Ogiso, wielded much influence and gained popularity as a good ruler. He died after a long reign and was succeeded by Ere
Ere
, his eldest son
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PMAN
PERFORMING MUSICIANS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (also known as PERFORMING MUSICIANS EMPLOYERS\' ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA and abbreviated as PMAN) is an organisation founded by Christy Essien-Igbokwe and Sunny Okosun in 1984 to guide, protect and promote the interests of musicians in the west African nation of Nigeria . Authorized by the government of Nigeria under the Trade Unions Act, the organisation also has the responsibility to regulate the practice of music profession in the country. As of 1 August 2017, the president of PMAN is Lord Kersten Boomtrillion , the first vice president is Gbenga Falope and the second vice president is Baba Ojonugwa J.F.O. The new executive was sworn in after the delegates conference and elections in February 2017 at the Nigerian capital city of Abuja
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Jimi Hendrix
JAMES MARSHALL "JIMI" HENDRIX (born JOHNNY ALLEN HENDRIX; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music". Born in Seattle
Seattle
, Washington, Hendrix began playing guitar at the age of 15. In 1961, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and trained as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division
101st Airborne Division
; he was granted an honorable discharge the following year
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Fela Kuti
FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI (15 October 1938 – 2 August 1997), also professionally known as FELA KUTI, or simply FELA, was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre, human rights activist , and political maverick
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AllMusic.com
ALLMUSIC (previously known as ALL MUSIC GUIDE or AMG) is an online music guide. The largest music database on the web, it catalogs more than 3 million album entries and 30 million tracks. It was launched in 1991, predating the World Wide Web . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 The All Music Guide series * 3 Reception * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORY AllMusic was launched as All Music Guide by Michael Erlewine
Michael Erlewine
, a "compulsive archivist, noted astrologer, Buddhist scholar and musician." He became interested in using computers for his astrological work in the mid-'70s, and founded a software company, Matrix, in 1977. In the early '90s, as CDs replaced vinyl as the prevalent format for recorded music, Erlewine purchased what he thought was a CD of early recordings by Little Richard
Little Richard

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AllAfrica.com
ALLAFRICA.COM is a website that aggregates news produced primarily on the African continent about all areas of African life, politics, issues and culture. It is available in both English and French and produced by All Africa
Africa
Global Media, which has offices in Cape Town
Cape Town
, Dakar
Dakar
, Lagos
Lagos
, Monrovia , Nairobi
Nairobi
, and Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
. AllAfrica is the successor to the African News Service . The current news and the archived news stories that the site presents are organizable by pull-down menus; the 1000 or so stories that are presented daily can be displayed by categories and subcategories such as country, region, and by dozens of standard news topics like business news, sports news, culture, climate, military, NGOs , World Cup, etc
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AllAfrica Global Media
ALLAFRICA.COM is a website that aggregates news produced primarily on the African continent about all areas of African life, politics, issues and culture. It is available in both English and French and produced by All Africa
Africa
Global Media, which has offices in Cape Town
Cape Town
, Dakar
Dakar
, Lagos
Lagos
, Monrovia , Nairobi
Nairobi
, and Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
. AllAfrica is the successor to the African News Service . The current news and the archived news stories that the site presents are organizable by pull-down menus; the 1000 or so stories that are presented daily can be displayed by categories and subcategories such as country, region, and by dozens of standard news topics like business news, sports news, culture, climate, military, NGOs , World Cup, etc
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Lightyear Entertainment
LIGHTYEAR ENTERTAINMENT, headquartered in Studio City, California, is a distributor of independent motion pictures on DVD, Video On Demand, as well as a distributor of music and music videos on CD, DVD, and digital distribution. Lightyear's independent film business in North America is now conducted through eOne Entertainment . From 2008–10, it was through Vivendi /Universal distribution, and, from 1995–2008, through Warner Home Video . From 1991–95, it was distributed through BMG. Lightyear's music business in North America is conducted through Caroline Distribution/Universal Music Group. Its origins were as a management buyout of RCA Video Productions, Inc. in 1987. The company was a co-producer of the Jane Fonda workout series, and pioneered in the areas of children's video and music video, as well as helping to create the fitness genre
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Abuja
ABUJA (/əˈbuːdʒə/ ) is the capital city of Nigeria
Nigeria
located in the centre of the country within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It is a planned city and was built mainly in the 1980s, replacing the country's most populous city of Lagos
Lagos
as the capital on 12 December 1991. Abuja's geography is defined by Aso Rock , a 400-metre (1,300 ft) monolith left by water erosion . The Presidential Complex , National Assembly , Supreme Court and much of the city extend to the south of the rock. Zuma Rock
Zuma Rock
, a 792-metre (2,598 ft) monolith, lies just north of the city on the road to Kaduna State
Kaduna State
. At the 2006 census, the city of Abuja
Abuja
had a population of 776,298, making it one of the ten most populous cities in Nigeria
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