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Fuse ODG Cops a Second Consecutive Best African Act MOBO Award

He has done it again, after being nominated in 3 categories in the MOBO Awards, Ghanaian-British musician Fuse ODG managed to walk away with one, Best African Act. Fuse was nominated in Best Song and Best Male Act but lost out to British singer ma Smith in the other two categories. Fuse beat fellow nominees, […]

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10 Nominated for the 2014 Best African Act MOBO Nominees as Fuse ODG gets 3 Nominations

The following African artists were nominated for African Act in this year’s MOBO awards, while Fuse ODG got nominated in 2 other categories, which are Best Male alongside acts such as rappers Ghetts and Tinie Tempah and Best Song alongside the likes of Krept & Konana with “Don’t Waste My Time” and Sam Smith with […]

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Fuse ODG Wins MOBO Award for Best African Act

Fuse ODG walked onto the MOBO stage to claim his prize on Saturday night, as Antenna played in the background. The stage was warmed up for him by comedian Eddie Kadi who announced the winner. Shock was written all over Fuse’s face as he swagged to the podium in an partly African printed suit alongside […]

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Gospel Singer Pays Tribute To Kenya Shooting Victims

As the world continues to mourn the loss of more than 70 people killed in a mass shooting in Nairobi, gospel musician Sam Adebanjo is paying tribute with “Prayer for Africa.” The song was written by the award-winning and MOBO nominee Sam Adebanjo and produced by Grammy Award nominee Steven Abramsamadu. “The tragedy in Kenya has touched the lives of people around the world. […]

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Photo Alert: Tiwa Savage Exposes Privates Live Onstage?

This picture of singer Tiwa Sawage surfaced online yesterday and set the blogosphere on fire. It probably caused numerous jaws to drop because Tiwa is known for being reserved, teasing maybe, but not pornographic. We picked the picture from www.informationng.com and had to share with you here. We quote Informationng “A photogragh of Singer, Mavin […]

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Tanzania Shows Fuse ODG Some Love, While He’s Still Basking in 3 MOBO Nomination Glory

The London born Ghanaian son Fuse ODG passed though Tanzania to spread his TINA (This Is New Africa) message. It is understood that 90000 fans came out to check out the young African king. From the pictures Fuse posted on his facebook profile, we can only conclude that it was mayhem. The Azonto master certainly […]

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Uganda Music Videos Have a Long Way to Go: Steven Odeke

We have watched them and thought our artistes are doing brilliant work churning out video after video for their hits. We have had our artistes’ music videos nominated for continental music video awards like MTV Africa, Channel O, MOBO and Kora Awards. And some like Bebe Cool (while still with East African Bashment Crew) and […]

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Q & A: Gamu Nhengu

After a dramatic appearance on the X Factor three years ago, Zimbabwe born Gamu Nhengu was propelled into the limelight. 2010 saw the then 18-year-old thrust into a media storm surrounding her controversial exit from the reality show prompting 250,000 people to sign a Facebook petition demanding her return. The exit also saw her X […]

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10 Acts Nominated For Best African Act in MOBOs 2011

This year’s MOBOs (Music of Black Origin) have a long line up for best African act. The nominees are Nigerians D’Banj, Wizkid and Seun Kuti. From South African, there is the duo Liquideep and rapper Spoek Mathambo. From Mali there is songstress Fatoumata Diawara, rap trio Smod and singer Viewux Farka Toure. Also nominated is […]

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Gamu’s MOBO moment and record deal rumours

Gamu Nhengu stepped out in style at the 2010 MOBO awards ceremony. The singer, who was the viewers’ favourite to win the final prize, was axed from the show in controversial fashion at the judges’ houses stage. A media frenzy ensued after her exit from the show and personal matters of Gamu’s life including issues […]

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Gamu live at the MOBOs tonight?

As the home office decision on whether or not Gamu will be allowed to stay in UK is expected some time today , it is rumoured that the singer will be appearing at the MOBO awards ceremony tonight. Metro’s source says organisers are trying to get the 18-year-old on stage to sing amid speculation that […]

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One MOBO for the whole of Africa

The African Diaspora is well represented in this year’s British MOBO awards which are being held tonight. Artists contending for the Best African Act award include British Nigerian producer/rapper J.J.C. and Canadian Somali rapper K’Naan. These two are facing renowned Ethiopian musician, Mulatu Astatke who is also known as the father of Ethio-Jazz, the dynamic […]

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