AFRIMA 2017 Call For Entry

AFRIMA 2017 Call For Entry

The All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA 2017 is officially open for entries from Artistes, Songwriters, Music/Entertainment Journalists, Video Directors, Music Producers, DJs, Dancers from across the African Continent and Diaspora. The AFRIMA awards is celebrating excellence in musical artistry in Africa and the Diaspora, featuring 33 categories across the five regions of Africa and music genre, with a reward of 23.9 carat gold AFRIMA plated trophy. Click here to read full guidelines Wish all applicants…

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E-Connect: @sammy_fariz set to drop new single on 05.05.2017

E-Connect: @sammy_fariz set to drop new single on 05.05.2017

As promised sammy fariz’s new single, “Ki Lo Gba” is set to drop 05.05.2017 on radio exclusively. A sound backed by a team of beautiful minds behind it, roll call: prod. by @djcoublon; back-up vocals by @only1klem; ace guitarist @fiokee mix/master @swapsondmix; creative direction/talent dev. @p.akhimie; bossman @manfredosazuwa; connects/comm @bilz_thecube… without one of this key individuals playing their rolls passionately on this project this ‘monster piece’ wouldn’t have been possible. Stay tuned for more update.

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AFRIMA 2017 Calendar Unveiling: African music stars confirm attendance

AFRIMA 2017 Calendar Unveiling: African music stars confirm attendance

An impressive array of African music stars have confirmed attendance at the 2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) Calendar unveiling event scheduled to hold in partnership with the African Union Commission and the ONE Campaign on Tuesday, May 2, at The Maslow Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. Confirmed music stars who will be joining members of the International Committee of AFRIMA, AU officials and ONE executives at the event include Jimmy Dludlu, (Winner, AFRIMA 2016…

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E-Connect: Jazz Prodigy, Bryan Thompson Of Future’s #Maskofchallenge Fame Does First Afrobeat with @Sammy_fariz’s Eko Ni London

E-Connect: Jazz Prodigy, Bryan Thompson Of Future’s #Maskofchallenge Fame Does First Afrobeat with @Sammy_fariz’s Eko Ni London

What does Bryan Thompson & Sammy Fariz have in common? They are both at the prime of their youth (Bryan 20, Sammy 20) and they make beautiful music respectively. Put this two talents in a mix and you got yourself one beautiful piece of a “musical contraption” (borrowing Fela’s parlance). Bryan Thompson is a jazz music prodigy who lately set the internet ablaze with his Soprano Saxophone rendition of American Superstar Rapper, Future’s hit record…

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“Eddinz Bani” reacts to Mr Eazi’s tweet! Says “The beauty of Naija Sounds lies in her natural instinct”

“Eddinz Bani” reacts to Mr Eazi’s tweet! Says “The beauty of Naija Sounds lies in her natural instinct”

Mr Eazi recently moved to Nigeria having lived in Ghana since 2007. Although Nigerian music is a major force in Africa, “the new bounce is Ghana,” he said. “Ghana’s influence on present day “Naija Sound” cannot be over emphasized. Naija music is & has been a major force affecting the entire African scene. Quality, riddim, business,” the artiste tweeted earlier today. It has been a trending discussion nationwide on Twitter and the butt of jokes,…

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Chidi Mokeme: I sacrificed a lot for ’76

Chidi Mokeme: I sacrificed a lot for ’76

Chidi Mokeme, Nollywood actor, says his recent participation in the movie ’76 deprived him of having a honeymoon with his wife after their wedding. He said the movie was the most challenging shoot he ever partook in, owing to the personal and professional sacrifices he made. Mokeme said he had to leave movie location to attend his own wedding and returned to set almost immediately afterward. “This shoot ran into when I was going through…

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Interantional producer @beatsbysarz in studio with @sammy_fariz and @yobemoh

Interantional producer @beatsbysarz in studio with @sammy_fariz and @yobemoh

So a little bird just whispered to us and we decided to share with you. Here goes, international producer @beatsbysars is currently in town. Okay, that’s not the gist. The gist is, he is working on a record with a new kid on the block @Sammy_fariz.  @Sammy_fariz is currently signed to Espee Entertainment and is being “looked after” by one of the most experienced hands in the industry, @yobemoh. We got some behind the scenes…

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‘We thank God for our blessing’: Pregnant Janet Jackson confirms she is expecting first child at age 50

‘We thank God for our blessing’: Pregnant Janet Jackson confirms she is expecting first child at age 50

Janet Jackson has officially confirmed her pregnancy. The 50-year-old singer announced six months ago she was postponing her tour to ‘have a family’ with husband husband Wissam Al Mana and has subsequently been spotted with a growing baby bump, but has never commented about the news until now. She told People magazine: ‘We thank God for our blessing.’ It was previously revealed Janet had been suffering from morning sickness but was thrilled to be pregnant. A source…

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Nigeria’s ‘Supreme Task’ dance crew wins $7,000 in Korea

Nigeria’s ‘Supreme Task’ dance crew wins $7,000 in Korea

The “Supreme Task” dance crew from Nigeria has won $7,000 best prize in performance category at the 2016 Korean POP (K-POP) World Festival held at Chanhwon Sport Park, South Korea. The information is contained in a statement issued by Han Sungrae, the Director of Korean Cultural Centre, on Thursday. Mr. Sungrae said the event had 15 finalists from different countries, including Nigeria, Nepal, Russia, Malaysia, Mexico and the U.S. Others were Vietnam, Sweden, Israel, Italy,…

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Birth of the Dragon: anger over whitewashing of Bruce Lee biopic

Birth of the Dragon: anger over whitewashing of Bruce Lee biopic

Audiences of Bruce Lee biopic Birth of the Dragon have criticised the film’s portrayal of the martial arts star, as well as the extent to which it relegates his story below that of a white co-star. Written by Christopher Wilkinson and Stephen J Rivele, who scripted the Will Smith starring biopic of Muhammad Ali as well as Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead, the film is said to use Lee’s notorious private fight with Wong Jack…

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