Tuesday April 28th, 2015
Tuesday April 28th, 2015
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Multiple gunshots fired at rapper Lil Wayne’s tour buses on Georgia highway

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*Lil Wayne

Multiple gunshots were fired early Sunday into two buses carrying Grammy-winning rap music star Lil Wayne, and his entourage on a Georgia highway following a performance in Atlanta.

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I could let a guy touch my boobs — Harmony

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Harmony

Move over Maheeda. Tiwa Savage isn’t just as gusty. Not even Adokiye has the wild streak, the new sensational singer, Harmony is letting off to the world. Born as Emike Ekwe, Harmony, as she is called, announced her arrival on the Nigerian music scene with a single, Chocolate, which is billed for release on Monday.

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Jay Z shops for new talents in Nigeria

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Jay-Z

Rap mogul Jay Z has defended his Tidal streaming service as viable and a boon to artists after a much-criticized start to the revamped company and he is shopping for new talents in Africa mostly Nigeria.

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Exclusive: My life, music and family – Peter Okoye

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Cool dad and kid

Multi-talented duo, Peter and Paul Okoye, a.k.a. P-Square, started their rise to fame over a decade ago; starting small, performing on a local scale before making it to the big league. The duo, managed by big brother Jude Okoye, introduced pop into the Nigerian music scene during an era it wasn’t a popular genre.
From street to stage, the limelight took them beyond borders, performing beside the biggest names in the music industry, locally and internationally.The second half of the duo, Peter, shares his story with Allure Vanguard. He speaks on his love for music, life and family.

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My late father’s greatest wish was for me to get married — Harrysong

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Harrysong

Five Star Music signee and songwriter, Harrysong, recently said he has no immediate plans to get married, as his music career is his major focus for now. However, with the demise of his father, the bald-headed singer might have to make a u-turn pretty soon

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Tale of 3 Nollywood damsels who dumped their boyfriends

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*Lizzy Gold

Vulnerably beautiful and sexy, Chiamaka Nwokeukwu, isn’t a household name in Nollywood. But the fair-complexioned actress is very much on her way as she is having the best run of good streak in her career. Her top draw performance in the film, Chinelo, The Shy Virgin, opened not only another vista in her career but also earned her an AFRIFIMO awards in the United States of America.

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My best is yet to come — Essence

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Essence

Popular singer and former Kennis Music signee, Essence, hasn’t been so visible in the public sphere lately, and she attributes this to the fact that she has been behind the scenes tirelessly re-branding her craft.

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Why Nollywood is not recognized at the Oscars — Afriff Boss

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CEO of AFRIFF, Chioma Ude, has revealed the reason Nigerian movies are yet to get much recognition from global film awards and festivals.

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Debbie Rise returns to the Nigerian Idol

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Debbie-Rise

More than seven hundred days after Oluwarise Deborah Ebun, otherwise known as Debie Rise, a professional guitarist, computer science graduate and super dynamic dancer, was proclaimed First Runner Up of the Nigerian Idol Season 4, she returns to the same stage only this time, not as a contestant but as a guest performer for the Nigerian Idol Season 5.

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Seyi Shay drops Jangilova to ease pains of Xenophobia

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The indisputably talented R ‘n’ B diva ‘Seyi Shay’ drops another single called “Jangilova” produced by Del B. The song “Jangilova” is a high-life track, a story of love and happier times; excellent for weddings and other milestone celebrations.

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I am an expert when it comes to women — Teju Babyface

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Babyface

Comedy is only a means to an end for me. It is a college of life that I am currently enrolled in and not necessarily the reason for going to the college. I graduated from the school of comedy into doing a talk show that is much applauded and celebrated. Teju Babyface has mainly music and interview content with a pint of comedy. I am not a comedian essentially.

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Omotola storms S/Africa to champion women empowerment

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*Omotola

The campaign is tagged “Poverty is Sexist”, meaning that women and girls are most seriously affected by poverty. And in order to eradicate extreme poverty, there is a serious need to promote women empowerment. ‘Poverty is Sexist’ was conceived to support the ‘Africa Union Year of Women Empowerment’.

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‘My story as a screenplay writer’ – Kemi Adesoye

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Kemi-Adesoye

I didn’t know anything about script writing. But as a child, I loved watching films. The stories I came across then were those I saw in books before films. I have always wanted to be part of that story telling world. In fact, I didn’t know there was a profession called script writing.

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No one in the industry scares me – Baene

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Baene

“For my inspiration, it comes from anything around me, my little pet dog, my young nephew at home who gets on my nerves but I love him all the same. Even a moment of scolding from my dear mother can turn out a big inspiration.”

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Why I featured Omawunmi in my song —DJ Nana

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These days DJ’s are collaborating with musicians to get their voices heard. DJ Jimmy Jatt started out with this innovative idea, with the release of his album Industreet featuring the likes of Waje, Phyno and Ruggedman. Following in her mentor’s path, Nanayat Abedoh a.k.a DJ Nana has collaborated on a new tune with Omawunmi titled Know.

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Terry G turns preacher at Enugu Legend ‘Taste and Tell’ show

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Terry G, Nigeria’s eccentric Afro hip hop act may have found a new calling as he turned into a preacher at the Enugu leg of the Legend Taste and Tell activation held at the Spices Restaurant, Enugu, capital of Enugu State.

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Olu Akengbuwa play: Nobert Young, Ejike Asiegbu excited returning to stage

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Veteran actors, Nobert Young, Ejike Asiegbu and Peter Fatomilola are looking forward to gracing the stage again as Alex Eyengho’s historical play, “Olu Akengbuwa” is being staged to mark 28th anniversary of the coronation of the Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse II, on Friday, May 1, in Warri, Delta State.

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Felicia Leatherwood for Nigerian Natural Hair and Beauty Show

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Los Angeles based celebrity hair stylist and founder, Loving Your Hair With Natural Care, Felicia Leatherwood, will lead other eminent hair stylists and experts to speak at the launch of Nigerian Natural Hair and Beauty show scheduled for May 16th in Lagos.

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Why I dumped my banking job for music – Anny

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When the insurgency becsame a national malaise, I asked myself a question, “how would I contribute in the area of restoring peace and stability, particularly in the northern part of the country?” At this juncture, I resolved to flag off a peace campaign targeted at the north. That’s how the idea of the peace campaign was conceived.

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BoI lunches NollyFund

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In continuation of BOI’s support for the Nigerian Creative Industry, BOI has developed a special Product Program called “BOI NollyFund” under which Nigeria’s leading movie producers will receive financial support to produce international quality films and screen them through various platforms of movie distribution available both in Nigeria and internationally.

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Top artistes share their pains before fame

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Bovi Ugboma

“Have it in the back of your mind that whatever you say while being recorded on film is going to remain for years to come and your children will see it. Pass a message with your jokes.”

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Majek Fashek resurrects in The Grave Dust

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Majek-Fashek

Reggae legend, Majek Fashek who has been off the scene for some years now, resulting from his addiction to drugs and alcohol has bounced back, producing the sound track of an upcoming movie, “The Grave Dust.”

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Angelina Jolie knocks UN failures on Syria crisis

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Angelina Jolie , Special envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Actress Angelina Jolie on Friday criticized the UN Security Council’s failure to end the war in Syria, as she appealed for urgent help for the growing ranks of Syrian refugees.

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Joke Silva, Kate Henshaw, others gear up for Hear Word!

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Henshaw

The theatre production of ‘Hear Word! – Naija Woman Talk True’ is set to open for its sophomore run with a special performance at the University of Lagos on April 29th, 2015. The show premieres on May 1st, 2015 at the Muson Centre and will run subsequent productions every Friday and Saturday in the month of May including satellite performances in public spaces around Lagos.

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‘I cried when I was not declared winner of Airtel music TRACE’

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Jitey-Peters

Nigeria’s winner and 1st runner up at the just concluded Airtel Trace Music Star, Jitey Peters has opened up on how she felt after Tanzania-born Mayunga Andrew Nalimi was announced the winner of the keenly contested reality TV show.Recounting her experience at the viewing party which held last Saturday, at Vapors, Victoria Island, Lagos, Peters said “I cried when I was not announced the winner of the show. It hurts so much because that was my moment and I lost out, but I wasn’t surprised that he won.”

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Piracy, others bane of entertainment industry

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A Nollywood  film shooting location

Lack of structure, menace of piracy and inordinate distribution channel have been identified as part of the major problems undermining the growth of the country’s entertainment industry. Speakers at this year’s edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference which held on Wednesday, April 22, at Oceanview, Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos, pointed out that if urgent steps are not taken to address the problems, the entertainment industry in Nigeria will go into oblivion.

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Dance with Peter Okoye reality TV show debuts

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Peter-Okoye

Peter Okoye, one half of the P-Square music duo has debuted with “Dance Nigeria with Peter,” a TV reality show designed to raise the bar. Dance Nigeria with Peter is the first Dance Reality TV show that abrogates the normal humdrum of dance competition seen on TV. It’s a show that brings about a whole new dimension to dancing in an exciting display of talents, all wrapped up with suspense and indecision of the judge/mentors.

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I once worked as a bricklayer to survive – Reekado Banks

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Reekado-Banks

As a prominent young Nigerian artiste, Reekado Banks has worked with the cream of the Nigerian music industry including Don Jazzy, Illbliss, Tiwa Savage, Olamide, Korede Bello, Di’Ja and Wale. The story of his rise to prominence however, has not been smooth, as the Mavin Records recording artiste disclosed during a #MySuperStarStory interview.

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I don’t believe the Bible on sex – Queeneth Hilbert

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Queeneth Hilbert

Many writers have described Queeneth Hilbert as the most beautiful actress in Nigeria. Right or wrong, the model turned screen goddess is unquestionably beautiful with a touch of class about her.

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Poor men have no place in my heart — Bose Oladimeji

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Bose-Oladimejii

Bose Oladimeji is beginning to get all the attention in the Yoruba film industry, for both her talent and good looks. But Bose, from Kwara State and an English graduate of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ogun State is burning with desire to do things most of her colleagues wouldn’t dare even though she wouldn’t cross the Rubicon of going nude.

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From Miami with love Why I am called the Nigerian Bombshell —Tracy Obonna

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Tracy-Obonna

Tracy Obonna doesn’t take prisoners when it comes to showcasing her curves. The Nigerian-born US-based actress, model, video vixen and recently, a TV host has an MBA certificate but decided to rest it for the allure of the entertainment world. Ever since she made her mark, she has become a subject of controversy, particularly about the way she shows off her sexy body.

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No breastfeeding for my kids — Cossy Orjiakor

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*Cossy

Boobs-toting Nollywood diva and singer, Cossy Orjiakor, is never one to go missing in a crowd. Not by a long shot. Her humongous mammary has become such a legend, that both men and women cannot ignore her. Though many may find her repulsive but it doesn’t seem to take any hair off her skin as she flaunts them readily anywhere the opportunity presents itself.

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