Archive | November, 2010

Zim-Awards Ball; Show is on Tonight

The Zim-Awards Ball 2010 is on tonight and the organisers are fired up. This is year’s event is going to be bigger and better, according to one of the organisers. Rise Up Investments Limited created the Zim Awards ceremony is in now in its third year running. Zim Awards was ceated to honour “individuals and […]

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Step in the Right Direction For Gamu

The decision today by the UK’s Home Office to reverse the decision against granting a visa to Gamu Nhengu and her family has put Gamu’s foot in the door for this year’s Christmas Number 1 and more. With Gamu’s stay in the UK no longer under immediate threat, she now has the freedom to record […]

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Rick Ross is Special Guest at MTV Africa Music Awards

The Boss crosses the ocean to next month’s Lagos, Nigeria awards ceremony, reportedly being his first trip. With Eminem recently performing at the MTV Europe Music Awards, it has now been announced that another U.S. Hip Hop star is headed abroad to honor MTV’s foreign awards. It has been announced that Miami, Florida emcee Rick […]

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Q & A: Who is Metamore?

Metamore is a new kid on the block on the UK hip-hop scene. The 21 year old poet already has two mix-tapes in his name, ‘BigManMusic’ and ‘SOS’. Although the name Metamore may sound new to some of you, but the young artist has actually been around for a while now. He was nominated in […]

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The Stage is Set For Miss West Africa International

Miss West Africa International (UK) is just around the corner and this year’s event is promising to be explosive. As we have already reported, the contest will feature models from Ghana, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Cameroon, Guinea, Togo, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau residing outside of their home countries. In the stage that […]

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Gamu X-Mas No1 Campaign Gathers Momentum

News of former X-Factor contestant Gamu Nhengu’s new single with Arbelour Choir coming out has set the intenet abuzz. Several groups and pages have been set up on facebook to campaign for the single to upstage the 2010 X-Factor winner’s single and nab the highly coveted U.K. Christmas number one spot. The two main groups […]

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Q & A: Taking it Easy with Mo Eazy!

Born in Nigeria and raised between his county of birth and the United Kingdom, Mo Eazy shows the diversity of his upbringing in his music. He is currently riding high with the single Red Carpet in which he mixes English, Yoruba and a Nigerian English twang to deliver his message. Although he strongly represents his […]

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R.Kelly and ONE8 are Stretching Their Hands Across the World in New Video

ONE8, which comprises of 8 of Africa’s most outstanding urban/hip-hop/RnB acts was holed up in a Chicago studio over the past few weeks recording vocals and video scenes for the recently released ‘Hands Across the World’ single. Members of the group are Navio (Uganda), JK(Zambia), Amani(Kenya), Fally Ipupa(DRC), 2face(Nigeria), Alikiba(Tanzania), Movaizhaleine(Gabon) and 4×4(Ghana). R.Kelly’s participation […]

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Akon and Michael Jackson; Hold My Hand

Que the Alarm alarm for controversy — Michael Jackson’s latest single ‘Hold My Hand’ surfaced Monday morning. Last week, Jackson’s family questioned the authenticity of Michael’s voice in the new song ‘Breaking News,’ but ‘Hold My Hand’ appears to be a step in the right direction, as there is no denying Jackson’s high notes. The […]

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It’s finally here, One8 ft R.Kelly: Hands Across the World

The single we have all been waiting for is finally here and we can reveal for the first time that the mystery U.S. superstar who has been collaborating with your favourite African acts is none other than veteran RnB crooner R.Kelly

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Countdown to Miss West Africa International

International comedian Gina Yashere will be hosting the long awaited Miss West Africa on the 26th of Novembe r 2010. UK will once again be enlightened by the most exciting Africa event in UK exploring beauty of West African woman and culture. The Miss West Africa UK 2010 finalists have been confirmed, and this year […]

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Tiwa, Nigeria’s Star is Shining!

When it comes to contemporary world class RnB music with an African urban feel, Tiwa Savage is the one to watch. Born in Nigeria, Tiwa moved to the U.K. with her family at the tender age of 10. As a teenager, her back benching role as a trombone player in her school orchestra developed into […]

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