Sunday March 29th, 2015
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Gwamma’s cry for a new nation

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A new dawn has come for Nigerian gospel music with the awe- inspiring launch of Pastor Chris Delvan Gwamma’s ‘New Nation’ album. The event which took place recently at the prestigious Oriental Hotel, Lekki had in attendance many dignitaries from the Christian fold. Ministering in song also on that day was Lionel Peterson from South Africa and Cobhams Asuquo who also produced the album.

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How OzzyBosco thrilled Ojuelegba fans on Val Day

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February 14, Valentine Day celebration would not be forgotten in a hurry, especially by the residents of Ojulegba, in Surulere, as the Spirit of Lagos, a movement committed to restoring the lost glory of Lagos stormed the area with the sensational kid-music star, OzzyBosco who thrilled with lots of music and dance.

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Lady Gaga gets engaged to Taylor Kinney

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Stephanie Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta popularly known as Lady Gaga is set to say, “I do” to her sweetheart Taylor Kinney, as they just got engaged. This was gathered on the diva’s Instagram account where she wrote “He gave me his heart on Valentine’s Day, and I said YES” showing off a heart-shaped engagement ring.

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Jackie Chan’s son released from prison

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The son of kung fu star Jackie Chan has finally been freed from prison as he apologized for making “mistakes” after serving six months in a Chinese jail for drugs offences. Jaycee Chan, who like his father has worked as an actor and singer, was released from prison on Friday.

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Sex is like breathing – Olu Maintain

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Yahoozee crooner, Olu maintain in a chat with Showtime revealed what he will do differently this year.According to him, “I would be more consistent that I will do differently in 2015.”

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Mae Wo steps out with a new single

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Nigerian born Houston-based gospel singer ,Ademewo Agbebiyi-Nwachukwu a.k.a Mae-Wo is set to storm the country’s music scene with a bang as she concludes plans to release her first single, “You’re Worthy”, into the market soon.

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Music has boosted my profile -Aduke

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RUMBA DANCE . . .  Dancers of  Seun Kuti’s band digging it out at the end of Eko 2012 National Sports Festival in Lagos. Photo by  Kehinde Gbadamos

Aduke is not your usual kind of artiste.For starters, the guitarist carries a low cut that blends with her eccentric nature.She has a deep understanding of what it means to be artistic.She told Showtime that music has put her in a position of respect and she sees it as her identity card.

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Why I am still relevant after Project Fame —Niniola Apata

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Project Fame Season 6, 3rd runner up Niniola Apata who has a petite frame recently opened up to Showtime on the secret of her still making waves after featuring in that reality TV show, Project Fame West Africa. “My relevance after Project Fame is attributed to the grace of the Almighty God, support from my family,friends, hardwork and my management team,” she revealed.

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Jazzman Olofin returns

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Veteran Nigerian musician, Jazzman Olofin who disappeared from the scene for few years now, is back with a new street anthem, ‘Omo Aiyee’ featuring Rasta CPT, a UK-based Reggae Dub Maestro.

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Basketmouth blasts Nigerian bloggers over brother’s death

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A renowned comedian, Bright Okpocha, popularly known as “Basketmouth’’, has slammed bloggers for rushing to off load new materials on their platforms without making efforts to investigate.

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I am not trying to be like Tiwa Savage — Lola Savage

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American-born Nigerian singer, Lola Savage, is not related to Tiwa Savage. Though they bear same surname, Lola says she’s not trying to be like Tiwa Savage who is a big name in the Nigerian music industry. Instead, she expresses her desire to do a collabo with the songstress to prove to the world that she’s not back in Nigeria to compete with the Mavin records queen of songs. She shares her story with Showtime Celebrity.

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D’banj: Strides of an energetic entertainer

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The Koko master is indeed grateful for all he has been given in so short a time and he has embarked on giving- back to the society as a sign of his gratitude. He is currently on a long term project called the Agropreneur initiative. Dbanj has invested tons of millions to partner with a South African company working on eradication of poverty from Africa using agriculture as a tool of the change. He believes the project is workable, but it would take time like other genres of trades.

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Sule Lamido: The last founding father standing

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“Leadership is not an occupation, leadership is not an art of fraud and pride. Leadership is not yours or mine, leadership is an attribute of God, leadership is the will of God, leadership is the choice of God, and leadership is a trust. Leadership is a burden. So, am fulfilled, contented and very grateful to God for giving the opportunity to serve the people of Jigawa diligently, honestly and heatedly.” ——Sule Lamido

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Vanguard Awards: How Patoranking, Debbie, Finnest, others shut down Eko Hotel

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Holding an audience spellbound at an event as big as Vanguard Personality of the Year Awards is not a mean task. But the story was different last Saturday night. Thousands of guests who thronged the convention hall of the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, venue of the prestigious awards night, had every reason to sit back while the event lasted.

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Genevieve, Psquare, Don Jazzy, others make Most Influential Igbo Personalities’ list

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TOP Nigeria’s entertainers including Genevieve Nnaji, P-square and Don Jazzy have exclusively made the list of Most Influential Igbo Personalities, otherwise known as MIIP among other wave making celebrities of Igbo extraction who are in the showbiz industry.

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People say D’banj looks like me — J’azzy

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Music is something inborn .When I started out, I was fond of using the table to play drums. From there, I started putting words on the beat.I started with rap before going into singing.I started singing at the age of twelve.

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COSON set for a year of bold consolidation

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COpyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), the nation’s sole copyright collective management organization for musical works and sound recordings, is set to make 2015 a critical year in its evolution and growth. As a result, the organization has spent much of the month of January scrutinizing and reviewing its processes and redesigning its approaches going forward.

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What a sex scene means to me — Mimi Orjiekwe

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Beautiful actress, Mimi Orjiekwe, came into Nollywood in 2010 but took a break due to some problems she encountered and also to complete her National Youth Service. She returned to the industry in 2012 and has appeared in a lot of movies including UNIBEN Babes, School Hour, Mean Girls, Ghost in the Palace, and Wrong Selfie, to name a few. She was also recently selected as the Face of Hilda for her pretty face. In this exclusive interview, she talks about her career, life and more:

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My songs are based on different inspirations – Rymez

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An upcoming hot stepper, Ahmed Adeola who goes by the stage name Rymez is set to take the Nigerian music industry by storm. In this interview, the Big Star records artiste whose recent single ‘One Parole’ is currently enjoying good airplay, bares his mind on his budding music career – his passion, hopes and dreams. Excerpts:

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What God told me concerning my kind of music – Rex Suru

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Just as you could judge a book by its cover, so you could put a tag on many Nigerian artistes of today by the kind of music they do, but not the enigmatic Rex Suru. By listening to him, you get a feel of reggae, then highlife with a breezy Afrobeat temperament but Rex is much more than that.

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Upcoming actresses set themselves up for sexual harassment — Angela Philips Says “ I am single and searching”

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Those days, when we started acting, when you told people you were an actress, they looked at you as if you were a prostitute.

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What starring in The Department did to me — O.C Ukeje

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By KEHINDE AJOSE The much anticipated movie, The Department is gradually getting lots of rave reviews from movie critics. Produced by Ink Blot productions in association with Closer Pictures, the movie parades  actors like O.C Ukeje, Desmond Elliot, Majid Michel, Osas Ighodalo, Jide Kosoko,Kenneth Okolie, Seun Akindele, Somkele Iyamah, and a host of others. A secret organization

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My most expensive fashion item

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Nigerian Afropop artiste, Morihanfen Oluwaseun Oluwabamidele, also known as Sean tizzle, has revealed to Showtime, how he got the inspiration for his groovy first single of 2015 titled Bottles.

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Wande Coal to release album soon

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Popular hip-hop Nigerian artist, Wande Coal, a.k.a. Black Diamond of Africa, has assured his fans that his album would be out soon. The artist described the forthcoming album as a long awaited one by his fans, and called on the government to support the music industry.

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Big Star Records named next rated label of the year

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Fast rising music and entertainment outfit, Big Star Records and Entertainment Limited, has just been named the Next Rated Label of the year at the prestigious Festac Music and Entertainment Awards (FMEA).

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Don Jazzy, Olamide join APC’s Lagos rally

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Nigeria’s foremost producer, Don Jazzy and rap king, Olamide were spotted in this photograph giving their support to the All Progressives Congress, presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari during APC’s Lagos rally, which is ongoing at Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, Lagos.

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Spirituality has nothing to do with your mode of dressing — Adediwura Blackgold

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Adediwura Adesegha is an ebony beauty who plies her trade mostly in the Yoruba sector of Nollywood. She’s a graduate of English from Lagos State University and has been acting since 2008. She started acting pretty early.

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Chief Ben Amuta: The brain behind Don Morris

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Chief Ben Amuta, who goes by the nickname ‘Oil Minister’ is the owner of DON MORRIS red wine. Although he was not born with a silver spoon, he has grown his brand and he is living his dream. Today, Don Morris red wine is largely consumed by many Nigerians and many outside Nigeria. Chief Ben Amuta is also a major importer of CLASSIC red wine and some other brands of wine too numerous to mention. He has investments in oil and gas sector, he has bottle water production company and other businesses.

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Fliptyce speaks on his recording deal with Dr. Dre

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Fliptyce has worked with many talented Nigerian artistes, from Danny Young to Oritse Femi to Clever Jay, Faze, Davido, Ice Prince, Vector, Iyanya, Bracket, May-D, Yemi Alade, P-Square. The list goes on! He is the genius who produced PSquare’s “Chop my Money”, both the original and remix with Akon. He recently signed a music production deal with True Shine Entertainment, owned by rapper, record producer and social activist, Orion “OP1″ Peace, who has worked with Steve Wonder, Stephen Marley, Snoop Dogg, Lauryn Hill, Cassidy, Seun Kuti, and many more. The deal is in collaboration with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Records.

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Music has given me more money than film – Ugezu .J. Ugezu

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He plays a very daring role in movies, and if you are watching him on screen for the first time, you could think he is into cultism for real. But Ugezu .J .Ugezu is not a cultist. Rather, he’s a celebrated actor, director, playwright and film maker. However, unknown to many, Ugezu is also a highlife singer whose career in music is taking the shine off his acting prowess. In this interview, Mr Surplus as he’s fondly called in Nollywood talks about his music, his role in movies and why he’s passionate about exporting the African culture and tradition to the outside world.

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Secret behind Chidinma’s hits — Tha Suspect

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Tha suspect has disclosed the secret behind Chidinma’s continuous hits. The music producer who also works with Capital Hills owned by the famed music video producer Clarence Peters , in a chat with Showtime has revealed the secret behind Chidinma’s hits.

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I am working on my stage performances — Eva

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Female rapper, Eva Alordiah has revealed she will be doing music differently in 2015.The rapper cum beauty entrepreneur who once said she couldn’t handle the pressure of dating an artiste in the Nigerian entertainment industry, in a chat with Showtime said she will be working more on her stage interpretations.

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