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Wowfactor360: September 2017

Saturday, 30 September 2017

12 Foreign Musicians You Probably Didn’t Know Were Nigerians (With Pictures)

Foreign Musicians You Probably Didn’t Know Were Nigerians – There is no doubt that Nigerians have gone places both academically and entertainment wise. Some of the black people in the diaspora making waves are Nigerians.

Foreign musicians have also in one way or another recognized Nigerian music artistes.

We  present you with 12 foreign musicians you probably had no idea were of Nigerian descent.

1. Rotimi

Rotimi  Akinosho was born in Maplewood, New Jersey, to Nigerian parents– his father an investment banker of Yoruba origin and his mother of Igbo origin, working for the government.

He attended Columbia High School, where he was a standout on both the varsity basketball team and the honors choir. He continued his studies at Northwestern University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Communications with a minor in Business in 2010.

2. Chamillionaire

Grammy Award-winning rapper was born Hakeem Seriki in Washington DC to a Muslim father and a Christian mother, both of Nigerian extraction.

At a very tender age, the family relocated to a rough neighborhood in Houston, Texas. It was a move that would go on to shape the rest of his life. While in Houston, he was influenced by hardcore acts such as The Geto Boys and Public Enemy.

His first solo album, The Sound of Revenge, peaked at number 10 in the Billboard 200 US chart following its release in November 2005. He is best known for his 2007 Grammy Award-winning rap single, “Ridin’”, which featured Krayzie Bone of the Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.

3. Sade Adu

The singer’s full name is Helen Folasade Adu was born on 16 January 1959 in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.Her middle name, Folasade, means “honour confers a crown”. Her parents, Adebisi Adu, a Nigerian lecturer in economics of Yoruba background, and Anne Hayes, an English district nurse, met in London, married in 1955 and moved to Nigeria.

Her parents separated, however, and Anne Hayes returned to England, taking four-year-old Sade and older brother Banji with her to live with their grandparents near Colchester, Essex. When Sade was 11 years old, she moved to Holland-on-Sea, Essex, to live with her mother

4. Seal

Seal was born on February 19, 1963 to Nigerian father, Francis Samuel and mother, Adebisi Ogundeji. His real name is Henry Olusegun Olumide Adelo Samuel.

He married model/TV personality, Heidi Klum, for seven years with three kids together before they separated in 2012.

The award winning R n B singer has won four Grammy Awards and an MTV Video Music Award amongst others. Seal has several hit songs which include ‘Kiss from the rose’, ‘Crazy, ‘Killer’, “Lips Like Sugar”.

5. Lemar

English R&B singer and song-writer, Lemar Obika, was born on April 4, 1978, to Nigerian parents of Enugu State.

The award-winning Lemar, although much hasn’t been heard of him of recent, released hit songs like  “Time to Grow” ,  “If There’s Any Justice”.

He rose to fame following his position in the third place on the first series of British talent show Fame Academy.

6. Skepta

Joseph Junior Adenuga was born on September 19, 1982. He is better known by his stage name,Skepta. He is an English Grime artist, songwriter and record producer of Nigerian descent.

Adenuga released his debut studio album Greatest Hits in late 2007 and his second, Microphone Champion in 2009, both independently, while his third studio album Doin’ It Again was released in 2011 by AATW, His fourth studio album, Konnichiwa, was released on May 6, 2016 to critical acclaim, winning the year’s Mercury Prize.

7. Tinie Tempah

He was born to Nigerian parents from Ibusa, Delta State, but has spent all his life in London. He is one of UK’s hottest rappers at the moment, with two of his singles peaking at number 1 (“Pass Out” and “Written in the Stars”) in the UK Singles Chart of 2010.

Tinie Tempah’s real name is Chukwuemeka Patrick Okogwu.

He has collaborated with the best of the best in the music world including Rihanna, Rita Ora, Eric Turner, the defunct Swedish House Mafia, J Cole and Snoop Dogg. His most popular track till date, “Written in the Stars”, was the official theme song for WWE’s Wrestlemania 27 and was also used to usher in the New York Giants for Super Bowl 46. He has performed at various top events in the world including the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics where he performed “Written in the Stars”. The performance was watched by an estimated global television audience of 750 million.

8. Wale

Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, popularly known by his stage name Wale (Wah-lay), is an American rapper best known for his single “Pretty Girls”.

He has rubbed shoulders with the very best in the American music industry including the likes of Lady Gaga, Wiz Khalifa and Pharrell Williams. He has two BET awards in his kitty.

He’s currently signed to Maybach music, a record label owned by rapper Rick Ross.

9. Taio Cruz

Taio Cruz was born in London, to a Nigerian father and a Brazilian mother. He attended Bilton Grange, a private prep school in Rugby, Warwickshire, and Christ’s Hospital, a private boarding school in Horsham, West Sussex.

Cruz’s songwriting career began as part of Tricky Stewart’s writing collective, RedZone Entertainment and achieved notability in 2005 when he was awarded a Brit Award for co-writing Will Young’s 2004 single, “Your Game”.

Cruz is the founder and chief executive of Rokstarr Music London, which in 2006 released his debut single “I Just Wanna Know”. 


11. Parker Ighile

Parker Ighile was born in London where he lived with his mother and sister Asabe Ighile. His father and mother are Nigerian, from Benin and Kaduna, respectively. He began composing and producing at the age of 11 when he and numerous church friends formed a rap group. In his teens made grime music under the name Piztol.

The church his family attended was instrumental in Parker’s early musical ventures and he studied music in college and university where he began learning music theory. Parker’s music is influenced by a dynamic range of genres but more noticeably R&B, rap, garage and Bollywood music – due to frequent exposure to his grandmother’s diverse tastes in music and cinema.

12. Nas

Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, who is the son of popular Jazz musician, Olu Dara Blues, a musician of Yoruba descent, is an internationally known American Rapper, producer and more.

He began his musical career in 1991 and released his debut album Illmatic, in 1994.

Popular for tracks like “Hate Me Now” and “Ether”, Nas’ 2002 album God’s Son peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Time Magazine named it the best hip-hop album of the year. Nas visited Nigeria when he attended the 2008 edition of the Soundcity Music Video Awards (SMVA) to present the award for the “Best Hip-Hop Video”.

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7 free Google seo tools

As we all know that SEO is an important factor to
run a website successfully. Without SEO, we
can’t get higher or top positions in Google
search. To start SEO, we always have needed
some tools to check or find keywords & write
content , tell about your site to Search Engines,
for analyzing to check the results, make your
business on the front page etc.
But mostly best SEO tools are paid at very High
Charges. So everyone who is just starting now or
not financially able can’t buy these expensive
tools for SEO. That’s why I make a list of best
free Google SEO tools which are free to use.
these all tools are from Google & best SEO
Softwares to use for SEO. Every webmaster
should have the need to use these free Google
SEO tools.
So In this post, I will explain these tools one by
one. Let’s Start…!!!
List of Top Free Google SEO
Tools are :
>>Google Keyword Planner

>>Google Trends

>>Webmaster Tool by Google

>>Google Analytics

>>Mobile-friendly Tester

>>Page Speed Checker

>>Google My Business

Google Keyword Planner

Google Keyword Planner is one of the best tools
to find the scope for a keyword. It is the
keyword research tool by google to find the
target keywords for your targeted audience.
basically, this is an adword’s tool which helps
advertisers to start an ad campaign for their
target audience. but this tool is very useful for
the webmasters to find best keywords for their
content With its LSI keywords.
In keyword planner, you have needed just to type
& search a keyword term and then press Get
Ideas. then you can check the best keywords
with its LSI. then you have to need to write a
good quality content on that keyword as well as
using its LSI keywords with that targeted

Google Trends

Google trends are very useful tool to compare
the different search terms for traffic with it’s
historical, geography and related data. this tool
also provides data about top searches globally
and country wise.
this tool is very helpful for webmasters to find or
check the data about keywords. because data
about a keyword or search term is very useful to
choose a keyword for your site or content. by
examining data you can check that that keyword
is useful for your site or not. for example, if you
choose a keyword which has only 10 searches in
a month, then there is no advantage to using that
keyword for your content.
So choose keyword according to your site’s
authority level.
Webmasters Tool by Google
This is the most important & useful tool for
webmasters. I recommend it to every webmaster.
it is the google mechanism to interact with
webmasters by taking information about their
sites in different ways and giving feedbacks, tips
& alerts about the performance of their sites.
In webmaster tool you can find about page
indexed in Google, Crawl Errors, Data Structure,
AMP, Broken Links, Internal & external links
Search Analytics, Manually Penalty actions
etc.this tool is very useful to check the
performance of your site. this free Google
SEO tool tells you everything about your site.
you should have the need to use Bing webmaster
tool to check the performance of your site in

Google Analytics

Google analytics is the most used tool to
measure the performance of your site. This tool
helps you to find the data about your search
traffic. it shows data about search terms, country,
city, browsing channels, bounce rate, user time,
returning & new visitors, conversion rates etc. in
simple words, Google analytics provides you all
related data about your site’s search and traffic.
To start Analytics you have just need to signup
for analytics & connect your site with Google

Page Speed Checker

This is also an important tool to check the page
speed for your site. In these days Page speed is
a big factor for search engine rankings. google
wants to provide quality for their users. if your
site takes more time than 2 seconds then you
have to need to take action about your page
speed to reduce load time. you can check your
page speed with Google page speed checker
Mobile-Friendly tester
you can check that your site is mobile friendly or
not. if you want a higher position in search
engine ranking then you should have the need to
make your site SEO friendly. in these days
mobile users increase day by day so, Google
focusing on their mobile users. Google also
consider it as ranking factor in the google
search. So make sure tat your site is mobile

Google My Business

Google my business is helping you to make your
business on the front page of google when
someone types about your business in the
google search. for that you have to need to
submit your site or business in Google My
Business. after submission & verification, your
business will be shown on the first page when
someone finds it on Google.
These are the free Google SEO tools that will
help you to make your site optimized and get
more organic traffic. These all tool by Google for
webmasters. by using these best free Google
SEO tools you can do everything from Keyword
research to traffic analysis & make business on
the front page.
If you have any questions, suggestions then you
can share it in the comments box.
Don’t forget to share this post on social media.

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Friday, 29 September 2017

aNmap - Android app for hackers.

aNmap - Android App For Hackers

aNmap is an android tool that you can use on a network to determine available hosts, services, operating system versions, types of packet filters/firewalls and other characteristics. It is an incredibly useful tool for hackers (ethical or unethical).

Today I'm going to give you a step by step guide on how to use android Nmap to identify open ports and other server or host characteristics.

Before going onto the how-to section, take a look at the requirements your device must have to use aNmap:

The device must have root access. (You can run the app without root access, but some features will not work)


Let's start!

How To Use aNmap:

2. Install it on your device.

3. Run it. You will see a window like this

4. Grant root access, then you will see the main page of aNmap:

5. Now you can use all the features of aNmap. Enter the IP address of the target in the top-right box. Then tap on "nmap" button. It will start scanning the target server and display the open ports and other characteristics (see the image below -- scanning results of Facebook.com):

5. Now you can use all the features of aNmap. Enter the IP address of the target in the top-right box. Then tap on "nmap" button. It will start scanning the target server and display the open ports and other characteristics (see the image below -- scanning results of Facebook.com):

If you don't know how to find the IP address of a particular website, don't worry, I will show you how. First, open the command prompt and then type "tracert" without quotes. Then enter the address of the website and hit the enter key, you will see something like this:

You can find the IP address of the website next to where it says "Tracing route to <the website>".

Alternate Method For Finding IP Address of Websites:

1. Go to www.site24x7.com/find-ip-address-of-web-site.html, you will see a page like the below one:

2. Enter the address of the website in the "Domain Name" box, then click on "Find IP" button. You will see the IP address of that domain (see the image below):

Other online services for website IP address lookup:

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