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MTV hosts Sasha, Naeto C, others

Sasha and naeto-C

Nigerian acts Sasha, Eldee and Naeto C are guests of MTV this week. In South Africa to support the national team, they will perform with honcho eLDee, who will be going up against South African acts like TK Zee, DJ Black Coffee, DJ Switch, DJ Biz, DJ Vigi and VJ Fix.

MTV base Lounge kicked off on June 10, 2010 and will be rocking Latinova, in Rosebank, Johannesburg, every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night until July 11.

Guest appearance at the lounge this week was Sasha and Naeto C. Naeto C, the first Nigerian rapper to ever win in the ‘Best New comer’ at the MTV Africa Music Awards in 2008 has gone on to prove himself as an act to court. His label mate Sasha is presently working on her second studio album ‘Sasha Speaks’.

Fela grabs three awards

The hit Broadway musical FELA! which bagged 11 Tony awards
nomination few weeks ago, received three Tony plagues for the Best Choreography, Best Costume Design of a Musical and Best Sound Design of a Musical category at  the award proper held yesterday (Sunday, June 13 2010) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

La Cage aux Folles’ which also got 11 nods on this year’s Tony awards nomination list, putting it in a tie with the  Bill T. Jones directed FELA! , as well as ’Fences’ also grabbed three Tony awards each.

The musical show, FELA! Chronicles the true life story of Nigerian Afro beat maestro, Fela Anikulapo_Kuti. His music, activism and rascality were recapped in the play which became the toast of New Yorkers and Americans at large as the Eugene ‘O Neill theatre turned a besieged ground since the show premiered there.


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