Monday, December 10, 2018

Keep The Kids Entertained At Home During Festive Holidays With Endless Animated Entertainment

An absolute blast, guaranteed! That's the Animania festival on M-Net Movies Smile (channel 105 on DStv), that not only offers some of the best animated movies around, but also promises to spark the creative genius in everyone with arts and crafts ideas, games, singing and dancing throughout the festive season, in the company of an adorable, irresistible band of fun-loving CGI-animated playmates! the Zanies, who "debut" this year, are:

Princess Puff is stylish, sassy, sweet and super smart, her human age is ten, and she can make popcorn with her magic wand.

Singo Star is a true performer, he never shies away from taking centre stage, he is an extrovert, outgoing, confident, optimistic and talented. His human age is nine.

Super Hugo is the clumsiest and most relentless Zany ever. He truly believes he can fly and is always on a flying mission using balloons, umbrellas, blankets, kites and anything else he can find. His human age is eight.

Okyeame Kwame And Wife Prepare To Launch Book For Married Couples

Ghanaian musician Okyeame Kwame is not resting on his oars as far as show business is concerned.

He and his wife Annica Nsia-Apau, who happens to be his manager are preparing to launch a book on marriage.

The 'Made in Ghana' ambassador made this revelations on Hall of Fame hosted by AJ Sarpong on Citi TV over the weekend.

Okyeame Kwame and his family have, for the past years been engaged various forms of businesses and according to him, there is more in the offing.

"We are going to do a lot more things. I am pushing my wife to have her own line of say lingerie for plus size women," he said.

See Images : Sarkodie, Akwaboah And Thousands Of Music Fans Troop In To Support Strongman’s STN EP Launch

What started as an EP launch ended up as a mini concert when thousands of fans and music stormed the Kumasi City Mall in to support Strongman on his STN EP launch.

Fans who patronized copies of the EP had the opportunity to take photographs with the Strongman as he thanked them for accepting and supporting him in the music industry.

CD copies and merchandise brought were all sold out before the event to end with fans demanding for more.

The event attracted thousands of avid Sarkodie fans who thronged the West Hills Mall in their numbers to witness the ceremony and grab copies of the CDs. The venue was so packed it couldn’t contain the audience.

The ‘Still That Ni99a EP’ is a collection of 7 Hip Hop songs with features Sarkodie, Akwaboah, Shaker, Kwesi Arthur, B4Bonah and Worlasi.

See Images : KWAME EUGENE, TIC & OTHHERS WOW FANS ON FAMILY DAY OUT


The 2018 National Farmers Day – Holiday couldn’t have been better without the Bambini Family Day Out event. The Efua Sutherland Children’s Park came alive on Friday December 7th as the Bambini Train made a stop to engage Families from different homes and children from different schools in a multi -packed day of interesting & amazing activities.

The event had many school children participate in talent displays such as dancing, Choreography, Rap battle, Reading Challenge & and so much more. Indeed children displayed well-rehearsed activities to the admiration of huge audience from all walks of Life.

By 12 pm artistes billed to perform live on stage had already arrived at the venue and the children just could not wait to dance to unending songs from their great music icons. Amidst screams and shouts from the audience, 2017 winner of Talented Kids fame Samuel Owusu, mounted the stage to deliver his best to an expectant audience. It was such an interesting moment seeing the children sing along to the lines of his music.

Tic-tac-now, known as Tic proved that he has returned for good and was still on top of his game; playing his hit songs back-to-back and singing along with his fans too bringing back fond memories was quiet a nostalgic experience to most of the audience.

Israeli Embassy Hosts Ghanaian Dignitaries At Festival Of Lights In Accra

As part of activities to strengthen relations with Ghana, the Embassy of Israel on Tuesday hosted Ghanaian dignitaries, diplomats and some Israelis in Ghana to mark this year’s Festival of Lights, or Hanukkah, at the Kempinski Hotel.

Hanukkah commemorates the victory of the Maccabees over the Syrian Greek army and the subsequent miracle of rededicating the Holy Temple in Jerusalem and restoring its menorah.

During the eight-day Jewish festival, Jews around the world light one candle on a nine-branched menorah - or 'Hanukkah candelabrum' - each day for eight days.

On the Western calendar, the festival is celebrated in November or December.

This year it began on Sunday, December 2nd and continues until Monday, December 10th, 2018. In Ghana, the celebration is a collaboration between the Israeli Embassy and the Kempinski Hotel.

Delivering a short speech before lighting the third candle to mark the third day of the festival at the Kempinski Hotel, Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, Mrs. Shani Cooper, said she was delighted to be celebrating her first Hanukkah in Ghana.

Stop Smoking ‘Wee’ For One Week & I Will Reward You – Bola Ray Challenges Kwadee

The founder of Empire Entertainment &  CEO of Africa's fastest growing media group EIB NETWORK, Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi better known as Bola Ray has challenged rapper Okomfour Kwadee not to smoke weed for one week starting from 7th December, 2018 till next week Friday 14th December 2018.

Bola Ray in an interview on StarrChat with the “Ka Wonan to so” hitmaker asked if whether he promotes the smoking of wee to which he responded in the negative saying he doesn’t promote wee and has never even passed “wee” to another person before.

The media mogul then asked that he should try to stop smoking so that the upcoming youth and others who look up to him would not engage in the use of wee.

Must Read : Review Of “KSM UNCHAINED”

It was a gallant comeback by every stretch of the imagination. The script was tight, the delivery was on point and the humor was amazing.

KSM’s energy was simply spectacular. The audience for the 4pm show saw 70 minutes of non-stop roller-coaster laugher. For the 8pm it was over 75 minutes. Plenty were amazed by KSM’s high energy levels, on top of that, he fascinated the audience with a refreshing routine of new material.

The stories were crazy and intentionally bordered on the outlandish, but that is vintage KSM! He actually made them make sense. Imagine a mind-blowing and totally uproarious description of Judgment day,  just picture the tales of his fascinating friendship with the Vice-President and the rib-cracking  explanation of why Nana Addo run for President. He was able to keep the audience in stitches as he narrated these incredulous stories.

One of thrilling routines that stood out was when he demonstrated the incredible parallels between Ghana politics and US Politics. He compared the NDC to the Democrats in the US, and the NPP to the Republicans. His observations were funny but brilliant and on-point.

New #EarnYourCrown Series By Eli Kharis Features Media Mogul Peace Hyde And More

Award winning media personality Ms Elinam Amenyo known in showbiz circles as Eli Kharis introduces new features on her magazine-style website  http://elikharis.com/

On this new feature for the popular inspirational column ‘Earn Your Crown (EYC)’, we are elated to have one of the most powerful women in media; currently the Head of Digital Media and Partnership as well as the West African Correspondent at Forbes Africa, Peace Hyde.

The dynamic lady working across Forbes Africa’s digital platform on revenue and audience growth initiatives as well as the editorial head for the West African region.

Also the founder of leading education non-profit Aim Higher Africa, which has a focus on empowering unemployed youths in Africa to transform their passion into business.

The popular media personality and Humanitarian disclosed to Eli Kharis in this new issue of ‘EYC’, that her biggest challenge in life was overcoming her negative mind set. Obstacles she says are inevitable in life, but one needs to overcome them to enable you succeed in your chosen or any field. The very difficult step is in overcoming your own fears and doubts, and that lies in adopting the right mind set.

“For the longest time I was consumed with what people would think of me and that dictated a lot of the things I did until I decided to change my mind set”, she said. How did Ms Hyde overcome these challenges; log on to the site and read all about it.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

GOtv Boxing Night 17: ‘Fijabi’ll Taste First Defeat’- Murphy

Fast rising light welterweight boxer, Yusuf “Murphy” Muftau, has declared that he will be the first opponent to defeat former West African Boxing Union title champion, Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi. Both boxers are scheduled to clash at GOtv Boxing Night 17, holding on 28 December at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos.

In an interview after a training session yesterday, Murphy said he is undaunted by his more celebrated opponent’s unbeaten record. He explained that the fact that Fijabi is yet to taste defeat as a professional boxer is a motivation for him.

“I am very motivated to become the first boxer to defeat Fijabi. It will be a great thing to do. I have watched him fight many opponents, who clearly did not know what to do to defeat him. This time, there is no chance of him escaping defeat,” boasted Murphy.

He added that he is not a novice and he is training very well to ensure he realizes his dream.

Criss Waddle And Kwesi Arthur Out With New Song Titled “King Kong”

Ghanaian rapper and CEO of AMG Business Criss Kwaku Waddle , known by his stage name Criss Waddle who recently filled the SilverBird Cinema inside the Accra Mall during the premiere of his new song “King Kong”, which features BET Nominee Kwesi Arthur has released the visuals of the much awaited song.

Before the release of the video, there was a documentary which was featured and it talked about the life story of the mogul who takes it upon himself to motivate the youth on the street via his social media handles.

In the song “King Kong”, Criss Waddle started with hard punch raps that are motivational and inspiring then Kwesi Arthur followed with a trap way catchy chorus.

He touched on issues about the AMG Family, indicating that, he and Medikal was relating good and have no plans of parting ways.

Nacee Out With New End-of-Year Song

Gospel musician, Nacee has been off the radar for quite a period but he’s been working – and the result of some of the work he’s been doing is out on Wednesday, December 5, 2018; a new single to celebrate the end of the year.

The multiple award – winning songwriter, singer, producer and performer is set to release the new song, ‘Afihyia Pa’ on Wednesday on all music platforms.

Written, arranged, produced by Nacee and mixed by U-Beatz, the expectation is for it to be used by music lovers in the commemoration of the Yuletide.

‘Afihyia Pa’ talks of the goodness of the life and the need for us to celebrate the close of the year in unity and with love and togetherness.

Nacee is frantically putting finishing touches to his yet-to-be-titled next album – which has a variety of genres of Ghanaian music, predominantly gospel, inspirational tunes and highlife music.

Accra To Host Republica, Europe’s Largest Digital And Internet Conference

re:publica, Europe’s largest conference on digital and social topics, is set to be hosted in Accra, Ghana and for the first time in Africa.

The event which is set to host politicians, entrepreneurs, bloggers, scientists and activists will be held at the “Round Pavilion at the Trade Fair” in Accra on 14 & 15 December 2018 under the theme: NEXT LEVEL.

Notable among speakers to participate at the 2 days event are Prof Nii Quaynor, Farida Bemba Nabourema, Yemisi Adegoke, Wanlov The Kubolor, Kwame A.A Opoku, Jemila Abdulai, Kwame Acheampong, Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Steve Song, Douglas Ian Scott, Jorge Appiah and others.

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) who is the main partner of the first re:publica on the African continent will also present inspiring sessions which will be used to discuss how digital technologies with innovative solutions can contribute to mastering global challenges.

TOKYO! King Promise Releases World Class Collaboration With Wizkid

Award winning Ghanaian Vocalist King Promise is ready to take over the international market with his new song.

Titled “Tokyo” the song features his mentor cum friend and Starboy Music’s front man Wizkid.

Produced by his label boss Killbeatz, the song will set the Ghana Music Awards UK winner on the path to international recognition after conquering Africa with his previous records.

Signed to Legacy Life Entertainment, Gregory Bortey Newman (as he is privately known)  is popular for songs like Oh Yeah, Selfish, CCTV and, Double Trouble and has been tipped among the country’s brightest prospects in recent years.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

I Lost Some International Shows Because Of Negative Press – Wiyaala

Despite her great visibility on the international music market, Ghanaian Afro-pop artiste Wiyaala has revealed that she lost some international gigs a few times in the past.

According to her some negative publications about her caused her some gigs she was looking forward to playing.

Speaking at Master Class for members of Arts and Tourism Writers Association of Ghana (ATWAG) on Thursday, December 6, 2018, she noted that international music fans read about what local media reports say about artistes before attending their concerts.

Recounting her experience, she noted: “I have lost a number of international gigs because of bad press about me in Ghana.”

She pleaded with the media to focus on the positive sides of stories about artists than the negatives.

Friday, December 7, 2018

RHYMESONNY’ S G.O.A.T ALBUM IS FINALLY HERE

He celebrated ten years of active poetry performance in Ghana not long ago with an experience and resume season two of his weekly poetry event “The Rhyme Show”.
Rhymesonny has graced great high-profile events in Ghana and the UK this year and couldn’t end the year better than giving the world a part of his heart.

Rhymesonny is on the verge of releasing his much-anticipated studio album “G.O.A.T” (Greatest Of All Times), a collection of his great poetry compositions that are centered on religion, politics, love and social issues.

The 22-track album heavily draws inspiration from his immediate surroundings, beliefs, experiences, cultural influences and imaginations all blended together into an interesting fusion of art and promises to take on contemporary ideologies with the power of words.

The track list includes Sun & Son, G.O.A.T, True Friend, Rolls Royce Phantom, Made In Ghana, Passion Of Christ, Letter To The Church, Amasaah Boateng, NERD, and I Am Music.

The tracks have been beautifully laid on an asphalt of creative music melodies scored by 10 skillful sound engineers in Ghana.

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