Saturday March 28th, 2015
Saturday March 28th, 2015
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Top trending videos and their catchy details

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Like the splendour of an art work, a music video is meant to attract, engage and appeal to the viewers. Over the years,the Nigerian music industry has seen the different shades of music videos being released to compliment songs, but only a few raise the bar and become points of reference. In no particular order, here are the top 10 music videos ruling the scene, with details and concepts behind them.

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Why I turned a polygamist — Jide Kosoko

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Professor Wole Soyinka produced Kongi Harvest which did not have a commercial viability then. Commercialised film-making in Nigeria started in 1976 with Ajani Ogun produced by Dr. Ola Balogun . This film experimented on the already existing Yoruba theater created by the likes of Herbert Ogunde, Baba Sala, Duro Ladipo, Kolawole Ogunmola , Ogungbe, etc. who were as at that time,acting on stage. Ajani Ogun was in celluloid and that was the first film that started the revolution of film-making in Nigeria. Other films like Ija Ominira, Aiye, etc. also followed suit.

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AGN crisis update: BoT members fire back at Emeka Ike

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Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Prince Ifeanyi Dike has opened up on the crisis rocking the guild, insisting that Emeka Ike ceased to be a member of the guild since 2009, when they published a disclaimer on him in a Newspaper.

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Yemi Alade opens up on alleged Instagram erotic chats with Phyno

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Rave of the moment,Yemi Alade has disclosed that the relationship she has with rapper Phyno is a fantastic one, following the rapper’s defence of the singer after a hacker got her Instagram account to send erotic messages to the rapper. Phyno was said to have told the hackers that he did not believe it was Yemi that was having an erotic chat with him. He reportedly told the hackers that Yemi is too clean and mature for the erotic chat they were having with him.

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My good lyrics is my selling point —Sammy

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Born into the family of Olubakin in the middle 90’s in Lagos state, Samuel Olubakin, aka Sammy, delved into the Nigerian music industry where he found passion at the age of ten. And in other to show the level of passion he has for music and to develop himself more, he has worked with quite a lot of music and dancing groups before he resolved to go solo.

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I once acted in a film as a Waka pass — Mz Kiss

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Though Mz kiss is yet to find her feet in the music landscape but she’s already rubbing shoulders with wave-makers, that the likes of Olamide might have to watch their backs. The singer cum rapper who recently signed on to Capital Goretti, in a chat with Showtime, revealed her experience featuring on Dammy Krane’s highlife song, Faleela.

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I rehearse a lot to stay relevant—Tobi Sax

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Having started her career in Saxophone at a very young age, Oluwatobi Arowojolu, aka, Tobi sax, has proven that she has all in takes to compete with the likes of Yemi sax in the industry. The Ondo state born young Saxophonist, who started her journey into the world of saxophone at the age of 10, has opened up to Showtime the secret to her staying relevant in the industry.

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No comment really bothers me —Annette Cookey

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Since Annette Cookey broke into the entertainment scene, she has done all in her power to remain relevant. The Mago Mago star in a chat with Showtime disclosed that comments never get to her. “Comments never get to me I am thick skinned. Nothing really is responsible for my being thick skinned. As you grow up you should know what to take in and what not to take in.

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No politician is worth dying for, Banky W charges

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RnB star and E.M.E boss, Banky W has called on Nigerians to shun violence during the forthcoming general elections. The pop star who is also known for his advocacy activities mentioned that no politician is worth dying for and advises Nigerians to vote for the right candidate.

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My life after Living in Bondage – Nwabueze-Okonta

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After starring in that best selling premier movie, “Living in Bondage” , in 1992, Nnenna Nwabueze-Okonta who acted Merit in the movie disappeared into thin air. She happened to be one of the matriarchs of contemporary video culture in Nigeria. Showtime Celebrity caught up with her, last week in Asaba, where she was featuring in another Igbo film titled, ” Ndi Gbo Ochie”(Primitive) to relaunch her career. In this engaging interview, Merit takes us on a trip into the story of her sudden disappearance from the screen, and why she has decided to stage a comeback to acting, among other interesting revelations…

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AGN crisis latest: I am giving you 24 hours to leave, Emeka Ike tells Ibinabo

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Nollywood Star, Emeka Ike has reacted to the reaction of Ibinabo Fiberesima, president of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) that she would appeal the court judgment that sacked her as the Guild’s president on Monday.

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Jonathan to move entertainment industry to tourism ministry

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Showbiz Interactive: From right: Tony Elumelu, Chairman, Heirs Holdings; President Goodluck Jonathan; Mr Jim Ovia, Chairman, Zenith Bank; Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State (2nd row) and others  on arrival at the Showbiz Interactive with GEJ, at Eko Hotel, Lagos, yesterday. Photo: Lamidi Bamidele.

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has promised to move the entertainment industry from the Ministry of Information to the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, if he returns to power after the March 28 presidential election

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Elizabeth R Invents Memorabilia Night

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The night of tribute and service of songs for Late Chief Alexander Omolade Okoya Thomas held on Wednesday 4th March 2015.It started with an emotional church service which took place at Trinity House, Zion centre in Oniru, and immediately after a parade of fireworks.

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Day I got a ‘hot’ slap in public – Grace Amah

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A good actor is someone who has the acting skill and knows what he/she is doing. Besides, in as much as you find yourself in the industry and you’re doing well, it will be nice to gain more knowledge by going to school to learn more about the industry. A good actor is someone who can portray his/her character very well and pass the intended message across effectively.

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Timaya leads Johnnie Walker ‘onslaught’ on Quilox

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The Johnnie Walker Black Podium, the nation’s boldest, most unique party experience, is back with a bang at Quilox, VI, Lagos, this weekend, with performances by some of the country’s top artists. At Quilox on Saturday, March 7, The Johnnie Walker Black Podium will welcome hip hop star Timaya, dancehall maestro Slyde and R&B ladies man Rayce, joined by Cool FM’s SenseiUche. These top performers will be joined by dancers, a saxophonist and a breath-taking contortionist act.

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Seyi Shay unveils her wild side again

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Alluring music diva, Seyi Shay is fast becoming popular for her captivating voice. But unknown to many, the Murda crooner is also fast gaining a reputation as a wild fashionista that would go the full horde to drive home her fashion obsession, which to many are less subtle to the senses. She was one of the many artistes that performed at the Meet the President youth event which held March 1st at Eko Hotel & Suites and what an impression she left!

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I won’t vote in the coming elections — Seun Kuti

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Like his father, Fela Kuti, Seun Kuti isn’t the type to mince words when it comes to airing his opinion on nation issues. Recently on Wazobia Tv the Afrobeat star unequivocally declared that he would not vote in the coming elections because he does not believe in the process and the creation called Nigeria.

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Jesus changed my reason for singing — Sinach

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Popular gospel artiste, Osinachi Kalu a.k.a Sinach is known in Christian circles for her inspiring songs and performances. The international worship leader serving in Christ Embassy Church recently shared the story of how she dreamt of becoming a renowned gospel artiste against all odds.

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Cynthia Morgan returns with German juice

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Northside Entertainment dancehall queen,Cynthia Morgan once told Showtime she is on her own lane and doesn’t have to sound like every other female artiste to succeed. The bursty entertainer who recently released a series of raunchy pictures ,is back with a new video she calls German juice.

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My story of ‘heartbreak’ inspired Agbada song — Slay

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Henry Chiwendu known as Slay rocked the music scene with a bit of attitude when his song Agbada blew over. No doubt Slay must have been given a push by the Agbada-wearing trend among young musicians now but the singer in a chat with Showtime confessed the song was actually inspired by a girl who broke his hearts sometime ago.

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Banky W reveals source of his rising wealth

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Self proclaimed King of the Lagos party, Banky W is known to be a good musician, who has many mouth-watering endorsement deals going for him but it would appear these are not the main sources through which the E.M.E boss builds his wealth which seems to be on the upward curve steadily.

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Bovi Ugboma  – On the Bankability of comedy

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Nigerian comedian, husband, father and entertainer, Bovi Ugboma, always wanted to be an entertainer from when he was a child. With hard work, persistence and creativity, the 35-year old Theatre Arts graduate of Delta State University has achieved his life-long dream.

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Finally, Kiss Daniel releases Woju remix, Ft. Davido, Tiwa

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Finally, Woju crooner Kiss Daniel has released the remix of his most anticipated single Woju featuring Davido and Mavin’s first lady Tiwa Savage

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Fathering children I cannot take care of remains my greatest regret – Felix Liberty

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More than three decades after he left the scene, Felix Libarty (a.k.a Lover Boy) who once ruled the airwaves in Nigeria in the 80s with his hit song, “Ifeoma,” is feeling disturbed today. The Edo State-born singer-turned-pastor who had all the good things going for him then; fame, wealth and women while the ovation was very loud, is an unhappy man following his inability to provide love, care and financial support to his nineteen children from seven different women. Sounding sober and humbled
by his past, repentant Libarty in this telephone interview with Showtime Celebrity relives memories
of his regrettable past mistakes, warning, however, young music stars to beware of the antics of desperate women who will surely come after them to ruin their lives. He also reveals his readiness
to do collaboration with any young musician and many more.

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Survival tales of top music divas

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Behind the glamour ,their flawless skin, colourful designer outfits and stylish instagram pictures are scars they have have endured and still living with, as the stars blaring out of our radios and adorning our screens. This piece chronicles the survival tales of your favourite music divas.

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Participate in Vanguard Spark’s Freestyle Contest, win prizes

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In its bid to empower and engage the Nigerian youth “VANGUARD SPARK’ has created yet another contest to allow youth achieve a rewarding future from their potentials by harnessing and projecting their innate abilities to the world.

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The Udokwus reveal secret of their 15 years marriage

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Nollywood veteran actor and politician, Bob-Manuel Udokwu rolled out the drums on Thursday to celebrate his 15th marriage anniversary to his wife, Cassandra Udokwu at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Festac Town, Lagos. It was an occasion for selected friends, Nollywood hotshots and a number of media executives. In spite of the exhilarating atmosphere of celebration and merriment the couple found time to speak with Potpourri and here is what they say, concerning the success of their marriage:

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I can’t wait to unveil my debut album – Skales

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Baseline Entertainment has released the video for I am for real, one of the new singles by lead pop artiste Skales. Produced by Orbeat, Skales takes it a notch higher by effortlessly delivering an incredible dancehall hit. The video was shot and directed in Lagos, Nigeria, by Stanz Visuals, who was responsible for directing the video to the mega hit song Shake body.

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Beauty pageant is about service to humanity, not showbiz – Miss UN

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The Founder, Snowwhite Heart Foundation and reigning queen of Miss United Nations Pageant, Miss Precious Chikwendu, has said that beauty pageant had moved beyond wearing crown and cat-walking, but a means to impact positively in the society.

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Comments on ‘The Good Wife’ makes me cry everyday – Chinney Love

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Chinney Eze known as Chinney Love has long gone from the budding movie producer to become the respected one she is turning to be with her every new effort. The beautiful actress turned producer is clearly excited about her new effort ‘The Good Wife’ which trailer was released some days ago. According to her, there have been torrents of wonderful comments on the film.

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Nigeria needs change, not stories –Disciple Kputu

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Terngu Joshua Kputu is a fast rising gospel artiste who is passionate about creating a positive change through his music. He is known as Disciple Kputu in the music industry and recently released a new single titled Change kia kia. Commenting on what inspired the song, the revolutionary artiste who hails from Benue said the song is inspired by the fact that Nigerians are suffering and the country needs an instant change.

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What a bathroom scene did to my career — Yetunde Bakare

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Yetunde Bakare, without doubts, is one of the actresses to watch out for in the Yoruba movie industry. With movies like Ajobi, Alani Baba Labake, Omo Olodo, Awa Okunrin, Awolu Goes to School, Amisu to name a few, the voluptuous ebony signed her way into the big league and she has since remained the screen darling of many Yoruba film lovers . She is a versatile actress and movie producer who also stars in English movies thus making herself a well known star in the industry. She spoke with us.

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