The name Emmanuel Ugolee is synonymous with Nigerian entertainment as many recall his role in the development of the new age entertainment industry almost two decades ago.
After an eleven- year break, Emmanuel Ugolee is back with the current wave of an all entertainment-based talk show which is causing weekly ripples on social media with Instagram and twitter trending topics and video clips.
The entire week on social media hovered around the hiphop episode featuring rappers Ikechukwu, Mode 9, Vector and Ill Bliss. With Ikechukwu and Vectors confrontation making the weeks number 1 viral video. The show called ‘The Gist’ strictly dicusses issues around the entertainment industry in general with key players including musicians, actors, writers, sportsmen amongst others, as panelists.
‘The Gist’ has so far featured guests such as Bovi, Timaya, Simi, Uti, Saka, Monalisa Chinda, Joseph Benjamin, Alibaba, Segun Arinze, DJ Jimmy Jatt and many more.Showing on HipTv on DSTV every Monday the gist gives an inside scoop to the inner working of the industry through the dissecting minds of its practitioners. It also has a comedy segment and plays trendy music videos along with a vox pop that samples the pulse of the streets on the subjects discussed.