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“Ordinary Love”! African Music Stars Sarkodie & Tiwa Savage Dish to Ameyaw Debrah About Their Upcoming Projects

Nigerian Afro Pop sensation, Tiwa Savage and Ghana’s super-rapper, Sarkodie are going to be on another track together! After the magic they made on “Shout Out” slated for Tiwa Savage‘s forthcoming debut album, Tiwa definitely had to return the favour. She was in Ghana a few days ago and while she was shopping at Sarkodie‘s […]

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Gamu Single Officially Released after Chat With BBC on Past

Gamu Nhengu’s mission to unleash her fresh music brand/genre has officially begun. Today marked the official release of her powerful debut single Shake The Room, a vibrant song which features the singer’s strong vocals and a cool pseudo rap verse. The singer who was clearly excited, posted the download link of her single via her […]

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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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Reggie Rockstone, M.I & Onyeka Onwenu Announced As Glo X Factor Judges

Glo has announced the judges for X Factor, the world’s biggest singing reality TV show, which the company has brought to Africa for the first time. The judges are veteran singer Onyeka Onwenu and popular rapper Jude Abaga, widely known as M.I., from Nigeria and Reggie Rockstone, hip-life artiste from Ghana. They were unveiled at […]

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Gamu Celebrates New US Record Label Deal

Singer Gamu Nhengu seems to be on roll. As she prepares for her debut album launch on May 5 2013, a new deal seems to have come her way. Announcing on her official Facebook page, an elated Gamu said, “Dreary weather but there’s good news to make me cheery! Just been signed to @TommyBoyEnt in […]

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Reggie Rockstone to be X Factor Africa judge; deal said to be worth US$500,000

by Ernest Dela Aglanu Hiplife Grand Papa, Reggie Rockstone, according to reports reaching Myjoyonline.com, has inked a mouthwatering deal to be a judge on the maiden Glo X-Factor Africa. X-Factor, a reality television singing competition which has gained prominence in the US and the UK is set to also unearth singing talents in the African […]

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Gamu Fired Up On Album Promo Tour

Zimbabwean-Scottish singer Gamu Nhengu is up on the road again. This time with her upcoming album promotion tour. The Album will be titled A Love Like This and will be released on the 5th of May under an Independent label. Gamu has been on the road before doing shows but lately, she has been paying […]

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South Africa’s X Factor UK finalist LeAnne performs at Shaka Zulu

Shaka Zulu, in association with I AAM Entertainment, presents multiple awarding winning South African RnB songstress LeAnne on Thursday 11 April. Leanne made it through to the top 20 females of the X Factor 2012. She impressed the judges with her initial audition where she sang Alicia Keys’ hit single ‘If I ain’t got you’, […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Tiwa Savage ft Don Jazzy – Without My Heart

Tiwa Savage has released a video for her single “Without My Heart”, which features producer/rapper Don Jazzy. The Nigerian diva, Tiwa, shows off her versatility with cool RnB vocals and seductive lyrics sung on Reggae-Dancehall like beat, akin to that of Lumidee’s Never Leave You track. Don Jazzy brings his hoarse voice to rap midway […]

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Gamu wins right to stay in UK

Former X Factor contestant Gamu Nhengu, her two brothers and her mother have won their fight to stay in the UK. The teenager and her family, originally from Zimbabwe, had been refused leave to remain in the UK in February by the Home Office. Earlier this year, the family successfully appealed the decision, but the […]

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Forget X-Factor, AquaBlakk Has The A-Factor

The UK singing talent show X-Factor is currently running and giving exposure to fresh talent. The show’s controversies has made it unpopular with some fans over the years. Some got disappointed by continually seeing the wrong people go through to advanced stages as the better candidates got sent home. London based rap duo AquaBlakk, made […]

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Will Gamu Go On X-Factor Again This Year?

The UK singing talent show X-Factor is coming back to viewers’ TV Screens tonight, Saturday 20. The reality show, which many believe has become a farce is also responsible for exposing Zimbabwean born singer Gamu Nhengu in 2010. Gamu was later booted of the show in a controversial way, at the boot camp stage. A […]

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