Archive | January, 2011

Q & A: Slick, The Man Who Can “Make You Move your Body!”

The year 2011 is still in it’s infancy but another new kid on the block has already surfaced. A man who is as proud of his London City upbringing as he is of his Nigerian roots. His latest offering “Move Your Body” Comes with a new sound that embraces both his worlds. If you want […]

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Kwesi Boakye Makes Hollywood’s Most Talented Youth List, Again

11 year old Ghanaian actor, Kwesi Boakye was listed on Rych McCain’s 6th Annual (2010) List of Hollywood’s Most Talented Youth, for the second time running. Boakye is a regular cast member playing Jamie Thoreau on the TNT-TV Network show “Men Of A Certain Age.” He is also the voice of Darwin on “The Amazing […]

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K’Naan talks Acting and Bieber vs Drake

by Courtney Shea K’naan is the latest local talent hoping to join the ranks of the multi-disciplined celebrity. The Toronto singer has been wavin’ his flag all over the Sundance Film Festival this week. He’s there as one of a group of musicians interested in film invited to perform at the fest, and has been […]

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Boobs: A Must For My Wife – Tunde Ednut

Award winning Nigerian comedian (who’s more popular in the UK), Tunde Ednut, has announced basic requirements for his future wife. The good looking and outrightly witty short comedian says a woman without the back props could pass but one without (adequate) frontal weight is a no-go area. He tweeted on Tuesday: “MY WIFE MUST HAVE […]

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DiaspoRAW Heroes and Heroines of 2010!

The year 2010 came and it has now gone, but we cannot not just let it go without reflecting. There were a lot of flag bearers but a few shined. We deliberated on those who did as such and our panel has decided. Here is a list of the individuals who did not only make […]

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Look Out For Mekxo in 2011

Mekxo is a German based Nigerian born artist, songwriter, composer, producer and overall, an entertainer. He was born in Ibadan, Oyo state, into a Christian family and his parents are from Anambra State. He lost his beloved mother at an early age. Mekxo’s musical life started in the church, where he sung and learned to […]

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Nas and Damian Marley going to “the promised land” – Video

Nasir “Nas” Jones and Damian “Gongzilla” Marley are back on the scene again. With their album Distant Relatives still riding high, the duo set out to Jamaica for a video shoot and it will be an understatement to say that the place was completely “locked!”. Soon after the self proclaimed “Distant Relatives” landed at Norman […]

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Nenna Yvonne’s Go Around Video Hot!

It was released less than a week ago, but Nenna’s “Go Around” music video has already garnered around 50000 views on youtube, a sign that it is destined for greater heights. When the single came out earlier on this month, we became immediately certain that it would make a relevant impact on the club music […]

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Nigerian Govt Investing Heavily in Entertainment Industry

During the past week, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Honourable Olusegun Aganga, confirmed the provision of a “Special Entertainment Fund” by the Government of the west African country, following an announcement that was made by the President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan at the 30th anniversary of the Silverbird Group in November 2010. According to Vanguardngr.com, the amount […]

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Q & A: Myra Maimoh, Alternative Gospel voice

From Cameroon to Germany and from Germany to the world. That is what we should be saying in the case of Myra Maimoh. She has been a star since childhood and has showcased her many talents in different competitions in Cameroon. She is now based in Germany, and with an album in her name. The […]

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Gamu To Get Reality Show?

According to Realtalklippy.com, the website which broke the “Gamu Signed to 50 Cent Label” story, a reality show has been lined up for the Zimbabwean born former X-Factor contestant. The website reports that “50 Cent’s people are in talks with TV Networks to air the show” and that “the favourites are Channel 5 (U.K) and […]

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One8 Artists Already Reaping Rewards

We announced the arrival of the R Kelly fronted African super-group ONE8, late last year. The artists came and did their thing and we are being told that more is to come from the group which comprises of Nigerian 2Face, Ghanaians 4X4, Tanzanian Alikiba among others. Their single “Hands across the world” was released in […]

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