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FEMI KUTI LOSES OUT ON FOURTH GRAMMY WIN.

28th Jan 2014 – So Afro-beat Singer and Son of Legendary Afro beat king Fela, Femi Kuti lost out to French group

Singer Dencia also got her groove on as she stepped out in a colourful sequined gown

Singer Dencia also got her groove on as she stepped out in a colourful sequined gown

Gypsy Kings and South African choral group Lady Smith Black Mambazo in a tie and the recently concluded Grammy awards held in LA over the weekend.

He was nominated in the World Music Category for his album “No Place in My Dream’’ but lost out to the groups which tied at for that award.

This would be his fourth nomination which we tell you is not easy to come by.

Meanwhile let’s check out some of our own celebrities at the Grammies.

Spotted on the red carpet were singer Seyi Shay in a blue number, Kc the Limpopo Master, Julius Agwu and Harry Song heading off to the Grammies.

Singer Dencia also got her groove on as she stepped out in a colourful sequined gown.

Her shoe sha!!!!!

 

D’BANJ PRODUCES SOUND TRACK FOR MOVIE, HALF OF THE YELLOW SUN.

25th Jan 2014 – Multi-Award Winning artist D’Banj prepares to release brand new single and video “Bother You” which is the  first official soundtrack of the new HOLLYWOOD hit movie HALF OF A YELLOW SUN.

 ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ is an adaptation of the best- selling novel written by Chimamanda Adichie and is directed Biyi Bandele. The movie tells the story of two sisters, Olanna and Kainene during the Biafran war and the effects of the conflicts on their lives and the lives of everyone around them.

 And that’s not all, D’Banj is also co-executive producing the Soundtrack album for Half of a Yellow Sun alongside Yewande Sadiku working with the legendary Onyeka Onwenu who also played the amazing role of Chiwetel Ejiofor’s mother in the movie ‘Half of a Yellow Sun.’

 This move with ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ is a preamble to the greatness that is yet to come from this prolific entrepreneur and pioneer, D’Banj. Half of a Yellow Sun is scheduled for release worldwide in March 2014.

 

BRAND NEW MUSIC VIDEO: IT’S PRAIZ AND JESSE JAGZ !

25th Jan 2014 – So we’d been wondering what’s been up with R&B sensation Praiz of late. Well, we’re delighted to see he has taken time away from his busy schedule of show performances and tours to release a brand new music video.

Even better, he has collaborated with Makossa maestro Awilo Longomba for this track titled Oshe.

Shot in the UK by ace music director Clarence Peters, the song hit the social media scene yesterday and has been enjoying a rather impressive viewership both from Congolese fans and Praiz-lovers.

The track is off his next album ‘Rich and Famous’, which is set for release sometime this year.

 

Also releasing a new number is the naughty ex-nappy haired rapper Jesse Jagz who has set pulses racing with this steamy new video Sex and Scotch which is off his sophomore album, Jagz Nation vol 1: Thy Kingdom Come.

Directed by Mex, the video was uploaded on social media site Youtube which has even flagged the video as ‘inappropriate for certain users’.

 

RESPECTED KENYAN AUTHOR, BINYAVANGA WAINAINA COMES OUT AS GAY.

24th Jan 2014 – One Day I will Write About This Place author Binyavanga Wainaina made the shocking revelation through what he has called the lost chapter from his memoir which he titled, ‘I am Homosexual, Mum’.

In his article, he delicately details his experiences in his otherwise normal childhood which develops with sprinkles of relationships with both sexes, as well as the tragic death of his dad through stroke.

His full disclosure at the moment makes him one of the highest profile writers to reveal details about his sexuality.

 

I HAVEN’T HAD SEX IN 2 YEARS AND WILL WAIT TILL MARRIAGE – DENCIA

24th Jan 2014 – Cameroonian- Nigerian Dencia has this week revealed she hasn’t had any in two years and will wait until she is married.

The racy singer and entrepreneur spread the word through twitter and now on entertainment magazine Encomium that she doesn’t see herself falling in love, having sex and being broken hearted.

She also revealed that any man trying to get with her would have to wait for 6 good months before getting down. The ‘lucky’ man would also have to take her to see his family and vice versa.