Saturday , 27 August 2016


Entertainment

“God is not done with me yet!” Don Jazzy Reveals on “My Worst Day With Peace Hyde”

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This month on the flagship Forbes Africa TV show, “My Worst Day with Peace Hyde”, the hit program profiles Nigerian music producer extraordinaire and CEO of Supreme Mavin Dynasty, Don Jazzy. Rising to the top of the Nigerian entertainment industry with his powerhouse label Mo Hits Records, Don Jazzy takes …

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Wizkid, Tiwa Savage & More on the 2016 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) Nominee List

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The African Union and the 13-man Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, have unveiled the Nominees List for the 2016 edition of AFRIMA, the continent’s leading music awards. The highly anticipated Nominees List for the 2016 awards tagged AFRIMA 3.0. was announced to the world media during the week. …

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Wizkid signs multi-million dollar deal with Sony Music

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International act, Wizkid has reportedly put pen to paper in what is the biggest music deal ever signed by an African artist. A highly placed source confirmed to our correspondent that, Wizkid has indeed signed with Sony Music Worldwide, and is expected to be officially unveiled at their New York office …

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Illbliss Announces Retirement From Music

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One of the longest serving hip hop heads in the Nigerian music industry, Illbliss has announced his retirement from music. Illbliss also referred to as ‘Oga Boss’ was one of the members of ‘Da Thorobreds’, one of Nigeria’s pioneer hip hop groups. He released three solo studio albums after leaving …

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Is The Highest Earning Actor In 2016

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Dwayne Johnson, better known to many as The Rock has come a long way. The former professional wrestler made the crossover acting just a few years and he’s doing better at it than most! In a recent Forbes valuation, Dwayne Johnson is now the highest earning actor of 2016 after …

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It’s Official! Davido Is Set To Release Double EP, “Son of Mercy”

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Davido has officially announced the title for his forthcoming EP, titled “Son of Mercy”. Sharing this via social media, the singer wrote “September we begin the journey to the Son of Mercy double EP”. The singer was initially going to release a sophomore album in 2015 titled “Baddest” but a …

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Funke Akindele & JJC Skillz’ Wedding Confirmed By Freeze

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Funke Akindele and fiancee JJC Skillz real name Abdulrasheed Bello are said to be married. Images shared on Snapchat appear to confirm they got married yesterday . The actress who turned 40 today is said to have gotten married in a private ceremony in London. JJC’s daughter Tamira Bello shared some photos …

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Nollywood Actor Tony Umez celebrates 50th Birthday

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Veteran actor, Tony Umez celebrated his 50th birthday yesterday, August 23 and shared the photo below on his Instagram account with this caption “Happy Birthday to me. Thank youuuu God for bringing me this far. Thank You for EVERYTHING. It can ONLY be You. Continue to position me right I …

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See Forbes List Of Highest Earning Actresses For 2016

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Jennifer Lawrence retains her spot atop the money pile for the second year running with $46million followed by Melissa McCarthy with $33million while Scarlet Johansen comes in third with $25million. Bollywood star, Deepika Padukone rounds up the top ten with $10million. The figures cover from June 1, 2015 to June …

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John Boyega Shares Inspirational Instagram Post

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‘Star wars’ actor, John Boyega shared a truly inspirational Instagram post today. He touched on the importance of positive,motivational and supportive feedback. Wish people well because you just never know! Individual potential doesn’t start perfect. #Randomthoughts A photo posted by BOYEGA (@jboyega_) on Aug 23, 2016 at 10:13am PDT

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P.R.E Finally Opens Up On Yung6ix’s Allegations

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We earlier reported on allegations made by hip hop artist, Yung6ix, where he accused the son of former Nigerian Petroleum Minister, Dan Etete (P.R.E) of destroying his home and trying to take his life. If you missed it, READ IT HERE. However, the much-anticipated response from the singer is finally …

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Funke Akindele Reveals Her First 39th Birthday Gift

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As the entertainment world continues to celebrate Funke Akindele, who turns 39 today, August 24, the Nollywood actress has received loads of birthday wishes from her industry colleagues, fans, family and most importantly her new beau, JJC Skillz. The U.K based singer took to his Instagram account to post the …

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Photos from Monalisa Chinda’s Burlesque Bridal Shower

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Nollywood star, Monalisa Chinda had her burlesque-themed bridal shower at Avenue Suites in Lekki, Lagos on Sunday evening, ahead of her destination wedding in Greece. The TV personality has everything set for her marriage to her childhood friend, Victor Tonye Coker. She enjoyed fun moments with friends before she says “I …

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Reminisce fires management days before release of 4th album

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Reports making the rounds say ‘local rapper’, Reminisce has fired his entire management (Edge Entertainment) yesterday, August 22. This shocking development happened just a week before the release of his fourth studio album, El-Hadj. The rapper’s now-former manager, Ibrahim Okulaja made the development known while speaking with TheNETng, adding that …

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This List Of ‘Best 100 Films Of The 21st Century’ Has Got Everyone Talking!

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A definitive list of the top 100 movies ever produced in the 21st century is bound to be divisive. However, this hasn’t stopped critics from damning it and producing these lists anyway. The latest to take a crack at it is BBC and their ranking has left many critics talking. …

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DMX Just Had His 15th Child!

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45-year-old rapper, DMX might have been out of the music business for a minute but he’s definitely not out of the baby making business. The rapper whose given name is Earl Simmons welcomed his 15th child on August 19th with his long time girlfriend, Desiree. He has named his son, Exodus …

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King Sunny Ade celebrates 70th Birthday in Houston, Texas

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Legendary Juju musician, King Sunny Ade and his African beats band were in Houston, Texas, onAugust 21 for a musical performance. The living legend used the occasion to celebrate his upcoming 70th birthday, which is on the 22nd of September, with his Houston fans. The highlight of the celebration was …

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Beyonce shares Behind the Scenes Photos From ‘Lemonade’

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Beyonce has shared never seen before photos from the making of her visual album; Lemonade. The usually private artist has finally given a glimpse into some of the back stories behind the album after releasing over 100 photos from the period the album was made.

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Reminisce Releases Tracklist for 4th Studio Album “El Hadj”

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Reminisce has released the tracklist of his forthcoming album El Hadj. The 16 track album features Olamide, Solidstar, 9ice and 2baba among others. The album hit stores August 29.

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Ozokwor, Ini Edo, John Fashanu on set of new movie, ‘Ladies First’

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Top Nollywood actresses are currently in Maryland, USA, shooting a new movie titled ‘Ladies First’. Directed by Daniel Ademinokan, ‘Ladies First’ stars Patience Ozokwor, Ini Edo, Rita Edochie, Ebube Nwagbo, Treasure and Tracy Daniels, comedian Jedi Ayo and former Wimbledon footballer, John Fashanu. Checkout ‘Ladies First’ Behind-the-scene photos below. Credit …

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