Thursday, July 28, 2011

Flytime launches P-Square’s new album

He did it in style when he put together Whizkids most talked about album launch at the Eko Hotel last month. And he is back again to provide the same platform for P-Square, Nigeria’s most famous twins as they present in concert their fifth album.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

2Shotz ft. Funbi - DAMN!

Naija Hip Hop veteran, 2-Shotz, releases the video for the previously posted single “DAMN!” featuring highly talented R&B act, Funbi. A chilled video for a chilled song. Thumbs Up!

Director: Otoide Ayemere.

Shina Peters set to work with son, Clarence Peters

The deal has not been perfected, nonetheless, inside sources are insisting and thumping their chests that when the new album of Afro Juju music creator, Sir Shina Peters, is released, some, if not all the accompanying videos, will be shot by his hitherto estranged son and ace music videos director, Clarence Peters. Clarence is the by-product of a whirlwind romance between SSP and actress, Clarion Chukwurah, in the early 80s.

Jay-Z and Kanye premiere 'Watch The Throne cover

Well that's one way to keep folks interested. Jay-Z and Kanye West just put their much anticipated collabo album, Watch The Throne, up for pre-order. You would think that means the actual release date has been revealed as well. Negative. But we've got the sleek album cover and pricing.

Wizkid, Mo’Cheddah, Fally Ipupa To Perform At Big Brother Amplified Finale

The popular TV reality show Big Brother Amplified comes to an end this weekend as the much awaited grand finale takes place on July 31, 2011. M-Net, organizers of BBA have announced that African acts Wizkid, Mo’Cheddah, Fally Ipupa will grace the stage to perform some of their hit songs. Other acts on the list are South Africa’s Professor, Speedy and Tanzania’s Cpwaa.

Amy Winehouse - Love is a Losing Game

Amy Winehouse is dead at 27

Amy Winehouse, the beehived soul-jazz diva whose self-destructive habits overshadowed a distinctive musical talent, was found dead Saturday in her London home, police said. She was 27.

Sources have also claimed Winehouse's death was due to a drug overdose.

Asa releases global tour dates

Jazz and soul singer Asa yesterday, Monday July 18 2011, released the dates for her forthcoming global tour. According to her public relations company, Red Media, the tour will begin in Gignac city in France on Friday August 5, 2011 and run through different cities in Europe, Africa, Asia and South America before rounding off in January 2012.

Frank Edoho opens up on his separation from his wife on twitter

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Talented Waje has a love child

Talented Delta born singer, Waje has a love child she is not hiding but not really exposing to the press. According to sources, the daughter is about 10years old, very pretty and lives in Nigeria.

Rita Dominic to star in a Kenyan movie

 Nollywood actress Rita Dominic is scheduled to feature in a movie by a Kenya based Production Company, Dream House Productions. In a release from the actress' management company, BigSam Media, the film titled ‘Shattered' will be directed by Greg Lukalia and produced by Dream House Productions founder, Carol Nguta.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Weird MC runs for wellness

Although she is not in any danger of losing her svelte, petite frame, rappertainer, Weird MC, has revealed that when she’s not holed up in the studios cooking beats or mentoring younger artistes, she is running to keep fit. This much she revealed at the July edition of the monthly Emzor Wellness Race held on Saturday, at the office of the pharmaceutical company.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Lynxxx parties with corps members

‘Change Ur Parade' crooner, Lynxxx, will be taking the ongoing Pepsi Tour tagged ‘Lynxxx & Friends' to serving youth corps members in Lagos State.

Julius Agwu’s ‘Crack Ya Ribs’ Goes Live In London

On Sunday, August 28, 2011, the city of London will be entertained by some of Nigeria’s finest comedians as stand-up comic Julius Awgu will be hosting his annual ‘Crack Ya Ribs‘ comedy show.

In its 11th edition,the comedy gig has become quite popular and respected as it has featured the like of A-list comedians such as Ali Baba, Basorge Tariah and Okey Bakassi.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

R. Kelly In Emergency Surgery

A spokesman for R. Kelly says the R&B singer is in the hospital after emergency throat surgery.

Singer Slam Quits Music

He’s been a member of the rested pop group Oxygen. He’s been signed to Kennis music, where he scored minor hits and delivered chart-topping videos. He’s lived and schooled and performed in England, where he lived for many years, before finally returning home.

2Face Releases New Video, ‘Be There’

2face’s “Be There” video it’s a simple laid-back “soft-rockish-looking” video which perfectly suits the song.

DMX Released From Jail After 8 Months

Rapper DMX is a free man again after being released from prison yesterday morning.The What's My Name hitmaker, who was jailed for a year after violating terms of his probation by consuming alcohol at a gig, served eight months of his original sentence.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

VIDEO: 2face & D’banj BET Awards Acceptance Speech

BET Award winners for Best International Act Africa verbally accept their awards in the videos below. Congratulations again to 2face and D’banj!!!

Don Jazzy gets Production and Vocal Credits on Jay-Z and Kanye's Watch The Throne Album

Production Credits on one of the biggest   and most anticipated hip hop collabo album of all time (Jay-z and Kanye's "Watch The Throne") has been revealed and behold our own Don Jazzy gets Production and Vocal credits for a song on the album that is being considered as the first official single, the song is titled "lift off" and it  features Beyonce.

Star Acress Nkiru Sylvanus appointed as Special Assistant to Imo State Governor

Goodtimes are here for talented actress Nkiru Sylvanus,as we learnt she has been appointed as Special Assistant, Lagos Affairs by the Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha.

Congrats Nkiru.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The Return of Jenifa' premieres in September

Versatile Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, is set to premiere her latest production, ‘The Return of Jenifa', on September 23, at the Muson Centre, Lagos.

Monday, July 18, 2011

2Face gets a documentary

Buckwild Media is set to release a documentary on the multiple award winning musician, 2Face Idibia, titled, "The Rise Of The Phoenix" in August. Buckwild Media revealed that the documentary will depict the rise of the singer as a solo artist through his numerous scandals.

Friday, July 15, 2011

BBA Amplified:End of the road for Karen

The dream of one of Nigeria’s two representatives at the ongoing TV reality show, Big Brother Amplified , Karen Igho to win the star prize of $200,0000 may not be visible after all, as she is up for eviction this weekend.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Cameroun honours Olu Jacobs

Veteran Nollywood actor Olu Jacobs was given a standing ovation at the closing ceremony of the 15th Écrans Noirs Film Festival, Saturday night of June 25, 2011, in Yaoundé, Cameroun.

David, Victoria Beckham welcome new baby girl

Celebrity couple David and Victoria Beckham welcomed a new baby girl into the world on Sunday, adding a daughter to the three sons they already have in their growing family.

Bank moves to foreclose on R. Kelly's Chicago mansion

Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter R. Kelly has failed to make mortgage payments on his multimillion-dollar Chicago-area home for more than a year and now may lose the property to lenders, court documents show.

Zaaki Azzay to start TV programme

Traditional hip hop artiste Zaaki Azzay is set to launch his own television programme tagged ‘True Nigerians - Heroes of our Time'. The programme will air on the Nigerian Television Authority, (NTA), on Saturdays by 4pm and on HiTV Sundays by 7pm.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Eric plans album launch

West Africa Idols contestant Eric Arubayi is set to premiere a new album titled ‘Redefined' on Thursday July 14, 2011. A statement from his PR management company says, Redefined tells the story "of life as experienced by the average young person around the world especially in Nigeria. It is fun, interesting, and cool even when laced with some stories of the many challenges faced in this part of the world".

Bow Wow: My New Daughter is a Blessing

Bow Wow revealed that he is now a father. The 24-year-old rapper and actor tells us his daughter, Shai, is 3-months-old.

Monday, July 11, 2011

*P Square presents Invasion Concert

The multiple award-winning duo of Paul and Peter Okoye, otherwise known as PSquare announced recently that they’re staging a major ‘album concert’ for their fans and followers based in Nigeria.

Trace Urban On Its Way To Nigeria

Leading international Music TV channel, Trace Urban, is coming to Nigeria, and that’s according to the Vice President of Trace TV in Africa, Mr, Sam Onyemelukwe.

Trey Songz To Tour S.A In August

Trey Songz is coming to South Africa to perform live on 26 and 27 August in celebration of Women’s Month.

Me & My Girls presents the sexy ‘Say Aah’ hitmaker in a concert that promises to be “fun, seductive and electrifying”.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Ara parts way with husband

Female drummer, Ara has officially announced her separation from her husband of two years. In an official statement released yesterday July 6, 2011, the entertainer revealed that she has been separated from her husband since January 2011 but decided to make it public so as to prevent untrue rumours from seeing the light of the day.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala quits World Bank to be Finance Minister

World Bank managing director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala resigned her post on Friday in order to become Nigeria's new finance minister, spurring hopes of reform in sub-Saharan Africa's second biggest economy.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Flavour N'abania's Record Company Ejects Him From 7 Bedroom Duplex

Following the recent fall out between Flavour and his Bad Beats record label, the label has ejected the crooner from the posh 7 bedroom duplex they rented in his name somewhere in Magodo, Lagos. Flavour has since moved to a temporary place in Festac.

Patience Ozokwor stars in Malawian film

Nollywood iron-lady Patience Ozokwor, popularly known as Mama G, is billed to feature in a local Malawian film titled “The Return. The film is written and directed by Rising Choreos and Theatre Company in Malawi.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Jay-Z and Ashley Cole to collaborate on new business?

US rapper Jay-Z is reportedly set to launch a new restaurant/nightclub with Ashley Cole. The 41-year-old is looking for possible venues in London's Pall Mall area.

The Game to reunite with Dre for new album

Former G–Unit member Game will reunite with mentor Dr. Dre on his upcoming release the R.E.D. Album, which is due in stores on August 23rd. Dre worked closely with Game at the beginning of his career and oversaw the release of his blockbuster debut The Documentary.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Richard Mofe Damijo Clocks 50

Richard Mofe Damijo popularly known as RMD is 50 years today . RMD was born on 6th July,1961 in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria.

X Project go their seperate ways

The trio of Mojeed Akinwunmi Akinwoye, Salieu Umaru Zindi, Aziz Mohammed Kamara popularly known as X project have gone their separate ways .

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Saucekid to get married soon

Rapper Saucekid disclosed through his twitter page yesterday, Tuesday July 5, that he will be celebrating his birthday party in London in a few days. The father of one who dedicated a track to his daughter on his debut album also disclosed that he will be walking down the aisle soon.

Jebele Kween returns! …releases album

Kween Onokala the Jebele crooner announced she’s set to release her first album titled Kweendoncome.

BBA amplified, winners emerge July 31

The winners of the on-going Big Brother Amplified, headlined by Coca-Cola, will be named July 31, M-Net Africa has announced.

Monday, July 4, 2011

Gbenga Adeyinka takes annual show to Ibadan

Organizers of the annual comedy fiesta, Gbenga Adeyinka & Friends, have released the line up for the 2011 edition of the show. The show which will be hosted by veteran stand up comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka, popularly known as Comedian of the Federal Republic of Nigeria - Gbenga Adeyinka 1st, will hold in Ibadan in partnership with Enzymes Communications.

Flavour, Badbeats records at war!

Barely eight months after Chinedu Okoli a.k.a Flavour’s mouth watering deal and recording contract with American based record label; Badbeats Records, both parties have ended the relationship on a bad note.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Hilda Dokubo resurfaces in Stigma

Almost a decade after she disappeared from the screen, popular Nollywood actress cum politician, Hilda Dokubo, has resurfaced again.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

RMD returns

Legendary actor turned politician, Richard Mofe Damijo is set to stage a comeback to his first love-acting. He will be starring in the popular soap opera, ‘Tinsel” produced by M-Net Africa.