Monday June 29th, 2015
Monday June 29th, 2015
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Google Play enters free streaming with radio

  /   in Entertainment, News, Technology 6:23 pm   /   Comments

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Apple is launching a revamped streaming service next week as the iTunes maker sees customers shifting to such unlimited, on-demand platform. Apple Music initially did not intend to pay royalties from streams during customers’ free three-month trial period, but did an abrupt about-face Sunday after a vocal protest by pop superstar Taylor Swift.

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Facebook reveals new security tool

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“In these cases, we present a cleanup tool that runs in the background while you continue using Facebook, and you get a notification when the scan is done to show you what it found.” Pottinger said the program uses “a combination of signals to help find infections and get the malware off of your computer for good, even if the malware isn’t actively spreading spam or harmful links.”

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Veteran actor Lari Williams going blind, homeless

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Lari Williams

A veteran actor, Lari Williams, on Tuesday lamented that he needed help from philanthropists because he was homeless and going blind.

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‘Titanic’ music composer Horner dies in plane crash

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James Horner, the celebrated composer of the scores of several Hollywood smash-hit films including “Titanic” and “Avatar,” died Monday in a plane crash at the age of 61, US media reported

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Music is my life — STUDiO, afro reggae artist

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Studio

STUDiO is a fast rising contemporary urban afro reggae artist who has collaborated with numerous Nigerian and foreign artistes including Grammy award nominee and STELLAR award winner & American artiste Da’T.R.U.T.H.

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How skinny jeans could pose a health risk – doctors

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Squatting in super-tight “skinny” jeans may pose a health risk, Australian doctors warned Tuesday, reporting the case of a woman who temporarily lost feeling in her legs from an hours-long squeeze.

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US rap mogul Diddy arrested

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Diddy

Entertainment website TMZ said that Combs attacked one of the trainers at the center. It was not immediately clear what transpired. But one of Comb’s sons has played special teams for the university’s squad.

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World Music Day celebration in Abuja a huge success – Musicians

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One of the finalist on stage

Lovers of music converged in Abuja on Saturday/Sunday to join in the celebration of the annual World Music Day.

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Tales of love gone sour: D’BANJ AND DON JAZZY; Ubi Franklin And Emma Nyra

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*Dbanj & Don Jazzy

It is not unusual to find alliances and cliques formed between entertainers in various sectors of the industry such as in Nollywood, music, and comedy. What is however puzzling to observers is how quickly these friendships sometimes fall apart. It makes one question: was there ever any substance to the associations in the first place?

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Close friends, now arch enemies: 9ICE AND ID CABASA; Bisi Ibidapo Obe And Lola Alao

  /   in Entertainment, News 9:04 pm   /   Comments

*9ice

If you lived in Nigeria in 2008, surely you must have heard the song; “Gongo Aso” composed by singer, 9ice, and produced by ID Cabasa. It was unarguably one of the most popular songs of that year that fetched both the singer and producer enough money and awards. They were like two peas in a pod as they went everywhere together. However, the vessel of their love ran into some turbulence when it was reported that the once close friends no longer see eye-to-eye.

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Father’s Day: Flavour reveals babymama, daughter

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Flavour babymama

Chinedu Okoli, better known by his stage name Flavour N’abania, has revealed his babymama, Sandra Okagbue and his 9-month-old daughter, Gabrielle.

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I can go nude if it enhances the story – Edwin Princess

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Fair-skinned actress, Edwin Princess, is a fast-rising actress in Nollywood. She was born in Anambra State but lived in Austria until she relocated to Nigeria to pursue her acting career. Edwin Princess has starred in movies like ‘The Birds’, ‘Ibu’s Wedding’ amongst others. She was recently on a movie location in Festac Town, where she starred alongside Eze Nwora George, Ginika Maureen and others in her latest movie. In this exclusive interview, she talks about her life, career and more.

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Close friends, now arch enemies: Genevieve Nnaji And Kate Henshaw; Linda Ikeji And Stella Dimoko Korkus

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Genevieve Nnaji And Kate Henshaw; Linda Ikeji And Stella Dimoko Korkus

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Tales of love gone sour: Tonto Dikeh And Toyin Lawani; Ebube Nwagbo And Anita Joseph

  /   in Entertainment, News 9:23 pm   /   Comments

Tonto-Dikeh

It is a common saying in the political terrain that there are no permanent friends or enemies, only permanent interests.

With recent happenings in the entertainment industry, it seems the above phrase has also found truism in the world of art.

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Watch Dry, get thrilled

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DRY

Halima gets pregnant and suffers Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF), after child delivery. Now, we see her abandoned by her husband and her own father and overly discriminated by the society. They say she smells. They throw things at her in the market. They say she disgusts them. Her co-wives want her out. She is thrown out by her husband and his mother. This is when Zara Robbins (played by Stephanie Linus) comes into the picture.

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How Pete Edochie was chosen for Things Fall Apart

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*Peter Edochie, alive and well

But there were other people that came for the general audition. I was invited to the audition and the venue was the main auditorium of he University of Nigeria, Enugu campus. The moment I walked into the auditorium, the white woman who was invited to handle costuming and other things saw me. She just looked at me as I was coming in, and screamed, saying: “if this man could act, that’s the man we want for the role.” She never met me before that day.

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Music reality TV show stars’ struggle for relevance in the industry

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Mercy-Chinwo

“I am different from every other single person who has ever won anything so I know my case is going to be different and it is going to be awesome. I mean I got kicked off the competition and was brought back and I won!

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The rise and rise of Bovi

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Bovi-and-Basketmouth

I am inspired by life, hence I study it. I look at the way people live from the other side of the mirror. I see things people are blind to. I do a lot of research and read a lot. I watch TV and also travel and meet people. Now that it’s a job, I deliberately make an effort to look out for the funny side of life.

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Basorge Tariah, Kate Henshaw return as Do-Good premières

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Basorge and Kate Henshaw

Renowned actor, BasorgeTariah Jnr. is returning to the silver screen as Africa Magic premieres its new Pidgin English sitcom, Do-good,on Monday, 6 July, 2015. Do-good, which is a spin-off of a popular Nigerian drama series of the 1990s, features the exploits of the titular character Do-good, played by Tariah, who returns from a sojourn abroad to woo his sweetheart Emem, played by Nollywood leading lady, Kate Henshaw.

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MTN Project Fame is back

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Project Fame winner 2014, Geoffrey Oji

This year, thousands of young talents will fight to get into the prestigious Project Fame Academy, where superstars are made, to be tutored by the best in the music and entertainment industry. For this Season, a major innovation that encourages participation from the comfort of one’s home has been introduced.

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Ugezu J Ugezu set to launch album in Virginia

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Ugezu-J-Ugezu

“This is a great song folks, I can’t help nodding my head and tapping my feet listening to the great melody of this song which is rendered in Igbo language,”Oranika said. Also, known as Mr. Surplus, Ugezu is one of the respected film directors with so many movies to his credit. Despite directing English movies, Ugezu did not forget where he comes from as he delved into new territory: Igbo language music.

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I always study young artistes to learn from them – Azeezat

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Azeezat

I do not like to comment on issues that seem judgmental, because I’m not walking in some people’s shoes. So, I do not know how or where it pinches them. We all have challenges, and sometimes we cannot meet them. Some people may not have the required talent. But again, I don’t think making it is all about talent. Sometimes, it’s also because there are no stable structures to sustain creativity.

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Mahansa: The things that are wrong with today’s music

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Mahansa

“In a time when the world is battered by religious wars, racism, neo-colonialism, terrorism, scam, demise of values, and other negative elements, AFROCIORI provides hope and answers to certain vital questions relating to the aforementioned issues, giving a deeper meaning to life.”

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Nollywood films for OSCAR 2016

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(L-R)Vchangelo Bullock (Managing Director, Outreach and  Strategy initiative), Chineze Anyaene (Chairperson, NOSC), Meredith Shae (Award Cordinator) and  Tom Oyer (Awards Cordinator).

The 12-man Nigerian committee seeks Nigerian films whose themes relate to the country and are predominantly in language other than English and Pidgin English. Unfortunately, most of the entries received were either in English, poorly subtitled or lacking in some technical details.

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AMAA 2015 organisers move to Los Angeles

  /   in Showtime People 10:47 pm   /   Comments

*Obi Emelanyo making acceptance speech after receiving his award

Organizers of the prestigious African Movie Academy Awards,AMAA, have announced that the 2015 nominations gala event ahead of the award ceremony will hold today, at the glamorous LA Live complex in Downtown Los Angeles where the nominees in the 26 categories will be announced.

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Charlie Boy @ 64, says I don’t smoke, drink nor abuse my body

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Charlie Boy and Wife

Nigeria’s all time showbiz star, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, popularly known as Charlie Boy, on Friday, said smoking and drinking were not part of his lifestyle.

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Seyi Shay grabs 2 nominations at MAMAs 2015

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Seyi

Top Nigerian singer, Seyi Shay has bagged two nominations at the forthcoming MAMAs 2015 which is billed to take place in South Africa next month. The “Jangolover” crooner has been nominated in two major categories as the “Best Female” and the “Video of the Year” for her single with Wizkid “Crazy”.

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I have big shoes to fill as Femi Falana’s son – Falz

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Falz

Based on what I’ve seen and what we all know, Nigerians have a short attention span, generally speaking. In terms of paying attention to lyrical contents which should be the case, we don’t often have that. What we often have is people saying “Play that song, I want to hear the beats”. Nigerians generally want to hear nice beats that they can dance to. But we are trying to change the face of things. I pay a lot of attention to lyrics and I think more artistes should do that.

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Winning Nigerian Idol came to me as a surprise — K-Peace

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K-Peace

K-Peace emerged winner after beating eleven other finalists to clinch the star prize. The event which was characterised by glitz and glam, titillating dances and performances saw K-Peace smiling home with a brand new SUV car, cash prize of N7.5 million and a recording deal with Universal Music Company at the grand finale held at Dream Studios, Omole Phase 1, Lagos.

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Louis Vuitton named Most Valuable Global Luxury Brand for 10th year

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“They have also harmonized their prices across regions – raising prices in Europe and lowering them in China. Although this will impact their financial performance in the short-term, they are protecting the brand by encouraging more in-store consumption and slowing the grey market of goods purchased in Europe to sell in China at a profit.”

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Don Jazzy dazzles Dj Mannie Fresh

  /   in Entertainment, News 5:00 pm   /   Comments

Don Jazzy and Dj Mannie

This picture with such a high profile producer would mean music lovers are bound to hear of projects these two great disc jockeys would both handle which would probably shake the world as both are known for being the brains behind hit bangers that have kept living on charts worldwide.

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Remembering Tupac on his 44th birthday!

  /   in Entertainment, News 8:56 pm   /   Comments

Tupac

Do you know Tupac would have celebrated his 44th birthday today?
The hip-hop world is yet to get over the demise of one of the greatest rappers of all time.

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