Category Archives: Buzz

MTV Base Meets With MTN Featuring Akon, Russell Simmons, Alek Wek, Emmanuel Adebayor & Olusegun Obasanjo

MTV Base Meets…with MTN returns to television screens across Africa on 1 August 2012 on the back of a highly successful first season that saw African youth make positive life-changing decisions after meeting their heroes on the show.  First initiated in 2011, MTV Base Meets…with MTN is a motivational youth empowerment and mentor ship initiative…

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Kanu Nwankwo, Funke Akindele, Steve “Yaw” Onu & Banky W To Lift Torch At The 2012 Olympic Games In London

We have unconfirmed reports that Nigerian artist Banky W has been announced as an Olympic torch bearer to herald the forthcoming Olympic games in London alongside some other outstanding Nigerian celebrities ex footballer Kanu Nwankwo, Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and Comedian Steve “Yaw” Onu. Banky W will be the first Nigerian singer to be honoured…

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Sony Music Entertainment Africa Signs 12 Year Old Nigeria Singer Kamsi Ekpeyong AKA Kamsee

A 12-year-old pop singer Kamsi Ekpeyong popularly known Kamsee has reportedly signed a two-year record deal with Sony Music Entertainment Africa.   Reports have it that South African entertainment mogul Jandre Louw who acts as a representative for Sony Music in South Africa flew into Lagos recently to meet with the singer’s father General Peter…

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Nollywood Actress Omoni Oboli Appointed Ambassador & Spokesperson For Beauty Brand VENUS

PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc has signed beautiful and talented Nollywood actress, Omoni Oboli as ambassador/spokesperson for its beauty care brand – VENUS. This contract is coming in the wake of the launch of the new premium Venus skincare range designed specifically for the African skin and environment. The new Venus products are formulated using advanced…

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It’s Official! Genevieve Nnaji Appointed Ambassador By Land Rover & Coscharis Motors For Range Rover Evoque In Nigeria

A week ago we brought you news of award-winning actress Genevieve Nnaji’s new deal with Land Rover and Coscharis Motors. This is to confirm that the deal has been sealed and the actress has now been officially unveiled as the ambassador by Land Rover and Coscharis Motors for the Range Rover Evoque in Nigeria.  …

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BET Expands African TV Distribution With MTV Deal

Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa) (formerly known as MTV Networks Africa) have announced that the popular entertainment network Black Entertainment Television (BET) is to expand its African TV footprint following the signing of a new distribution deal that will see BET distributed on the MyTv pay-TV platform. As of June 1, 2012, BET…

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Multi-Award Winning Artist NNEKA ‘Soul Is Heavy’ Album Launch Party At LoudNProud Live Series: International Edition!

Come & celebrate with International Music Ambassador NNEKA (Nominee: Best Album: 2012 NEA&#39s & Best Video: &#39My Home’), the release of her 4th studio album: ‘Soul Is Heavy’.     Admission is free!!!Date: Saturday 16th JuneTime: 10pmVenue:Jay JayOkocha’sNumber 10, 46 SakaTinubu, Victoria Island, LagosFurther information, visit: www.afritickets.com NNEKA Facts:CNN – “NNEKA is one of Africa&#39s…

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Ice Prince & D’banj To Perform At BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend In London

Chocolate City rapper Ice Prince Zamani has joined African pop giant D’banj on the list of performers for this year’s BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend in London.   Ice Prince D’banj The star rapper will be featured while Jamaican reggae singer Gyptian performs; the duo will perform the remix to Ice Prince’s single ‘Magician’. The…

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