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Genevieve Nnaji’s rise from Nollywood to Netflix

Written by | November 18, 2019 | 0
15 HOURS AGO  GENERAL NEWS At the start of her career she brought beauty and adaptability to her roles, now she brings elegance to the screen, says film critic Oris Aigbokhaevbolo Nigerian star and film director Genevieve Nnaji has already shown that she is a force to be reckoned with, so the disqualification of her Netflix film from the Oscars is unlikely to frustrate her ambitions. In fact the rejection of Lionheart earlier this month from the Academy’s best international feature film category may well act as a springboard for her future success. The 40-year-old has starred in more than 80 films over the last two decades and her rise to prominence coincided with the exponential growth of Nollywood, as the Nigerian film industry is called, across Africa. Yet she suffered

4Syte Music Video Awards: Shatta Wale and Sarkodie win big [Full list]

Written by | November 18, 2019 | 0
14 HOURS AGO  GENERAL NEWS Shatta Wale (left) and Sarkodie The 10th edition of the annual 4Syte Music Video Awards came off at Kempinski Hotel on Saturday, November 16. The event saw dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale, taking home five awards, the highest number of awards won by an artiste on the night followed by Sarkodie, who came through with three. Shatta Wale won the Most Influential Artiste, Best Chune with ‘My Level’ and Best Edited Video, Best Reggae/Dancehall Video, Most Popular Video all with his 2018 hit song ‘Gringo’. Sarkodie took home three awards including Best Male Video, Achievement Award, and Best Hip Hop Video while Stonebwoy was awarded for Best Collaboration. Rising acts, Quamina MP and Cina Soul, won the Best Discovery award and the Best Photography awards,

[Watch] Medikal Slaps Fella For Cheating

Written by | November 18, 2019 | 0
Fella Makafui has released the trailer of her first movie produced under her own production, Fella Makafui Productions and to the surprise of many, it features her boyfriend, Medikal In the movie trailer, Medikal and Fella got entangled in relationship issues and were sorting it out only to turn out Medikal was also cheating on Fella. Fella in an attempt to snatch Medikal’s phone from him to see who’s calling got the slap of her life. The movie titled ‘FRIES’ was directed by Kyei Baffour and produced by Fella Makafui. Watch the video below:  Add comment

MTN 4Syte Music Video Awards: Haillie Sumney Turns Heads With Zebra Dress

Written by | November 18, 2019 | 0
Actress and fashionista, Haillie Sumney, stole the show at the 2019 edition of the MTN 4syte TV Music Video Awards over the weekend at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel in Accra. The actress, who has carved a niche for herself as a Red Carpet queen, stormed the awards wearing a Black and White Zebra -coloured dress with two ‘zebra perching’ comfortably on her shoulders. Not new to daring fashion trends, Haillie Sumney has over the years grabbed headlines for her choice of clothes, particularly to events. She got heads turning at the MTN 4syte Music Video Awards, which celebrates individuals setting trends and raising standards with their fashion style. The MTN 4syte Music Video Awards seeks to strengthen the country’s growing Music Video industry by establishing, developing and promoting

4Syte Music Video Awards 2019: Glamourous looks from the red carpet

Written by | November 18, 2019 | 0
6 HOURS AGO  GENERAL NEWS The 10th edition of the annual 4Syte Music Video Awards came off at Kempinski Hotel on Saturday, November 16. The event saw dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale, taking home five awards, the highest number of awards won by an artiste on the night followed by Sarkodie, who came through with three. The 2019 4Syte Music Video Awards has been dubbed the most exciting edition in the last five years. With over 20 categories, this year’s event honoured artistes, directors and key industry players in Ghana and across Africa. However, it seems patrons did not only come to the event to watch and have fun but to also show off some of the best outfits from their closets. See some of the looks below: [Photo credit: Rob Photography] Sarkodie Deborah Vannesa Stonebwoy Akwaboah Enam Darkovibes Shatta

I Was Never Hurt When Freda Rhymz Chose Black Avenue Muzik Over Me — CJ BiggerMan

Written by | November 14, 2019 | 0
Ghanaian rapper CJ BiggerMan in an exclusive interview with Lerny on the Entertainment Arena has revealed he wasn’t hurt when female rapper Freda Rhymz had to leave him to join Black Avenue Muzik. According to CJ BiggerMan, although he and his team discovered Freda Rhymz, and pushed her to become the first female to win the MTN hitmaker reality show, when the time came for her to leave he allowed it. He also explained saying; it was Hammer Boy, a member of his group who discovered the female rapper as they all helped her to be seen by Ghanaians. CJ BiggerMan is out with a new banger — Chuku Chuku. Watch it below:  Add comment

LilWin and his manager’s rivalry has affected my career – GUDA

Written by | November 14, 2019 | 0
Ghanaian musician Guda wasstornie, known in real life as Yaw Nyarko has revealed that he has been on a low key because his career itenary was not executed as planned. According to him, after a long struggle to come out with his album months ago knowing how difficult it is to promote a song in Ghana, he is highly discouraged to release his singles. The musician who was formerly under Kumawood actor Lil Win’s music production Boss Nation Music has said that the rivalry between the actor and his former manager affected his career. Giving details about that, he said It affected him in a way that Lilwin has already built a solid brand so it would have been easier for any new artiste to ride on and be successful. Guda also mentioned that there were a lot of musicians under Boss Nation Music

Amoako Belo Releases ‘Free Bonto’

Written by | November 14, 2019 | 0
Prestige Music signee – Amoako Belo is here with a brand new Afro-Pop smash hit titled ‘Free Bonto.’ Amoako Belo gave the song a soothing African style (a blend of Fante Rap and Street Anthem ) that seems to automatically catch a listener for the first time. Born Abel Amoako Brew, the 20 years old is an Adisadel Cape Coast Native is one of Ghana’s most exciting young voices redefining the soundscape of West Africa. Since signing to Prestige Music, Amoako Belo has released his debut single “Free Bonto”. Amoako’s latest release shows the Ghanaian audience he is a creative force to be reckoned with. Listen here:  Add comment

‘We Don’t Have Artiste Managers In Ghana’ — Irene Logan

Written by | November 14, 2019 | 0
Irene Logan Songstress Irene Logan says she does not think there are artiste managers and record labels in the country. The ‘Run Away’ hitmaker’s reason is that those who work in that space are just people who either have passion for creative arts or just want to make some money. They, however, do not understand the ins and outs of showbiz. She was speaking on HSTV‘s E Lenz on Saturday about her roles in the new movie, ‘Fix Us’, which would premiere on December 6 at the Silverbird Cinemas, Accra Mall, when she made the comment. “In Ghana, the industry is still developing and sometimes we deceive ourselves to think that we are at a certain level… I am trying to sound as nice as possible because I am not trying to bring anybody down or sound controversial

Ghana Events Industry Conference 2019: Kabutey My MC Gets Top Award

Written by | November 14, 2019 | 0
NOV 12, 2019  INDUSTRY NEWS For any event to be successful depends largely on how well the MC creates and sustains the right atmosphere throughout the event. That person must without a doubt radiate confidence and charisma to keep the ceremony engaged and entertaining for all. Kabutey my MC has over the years set out to compare events in Ghana and abroad that has left both the audience and event organisers truly satisfied. Known privately as Kabutey Ocansey, Kabutey my MC is a Professional Event Mc based in Accra, Ghana and delivers excellence service across the world. His experience spans almost 800 events over the last 8 years on the microphone across corporate, social and entertainment platforms. Kabutey my MC was at the maiden edition of the Ghana Events Industry Conference