Entertainment Scoop: Butterscotch Evenings Presents Music, Comedy And Food! Johnny Gill, Waje, Praiz And More

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Butter Scotch Evenings presents music, comedy and food! Johnny Gill, Bill Bellamy, Aldo Zilli, Waje, Praiz And More.

Pan African Film Development and Advancement Foundation, PAFDAF; through its registered project African Film Development Foundation, AFDF is set to hold the African Film Development Awards, AFDA.

In addition to the new ambassadors, telecommunication giant, Globacom has signed Omawumi, Waje, Lynxxx and Flavour to become the new faces of the company and also to be at the fore of the Glo’s number Portability campaign.

A former Cool FM OAP and one of the models of MTN “Shy Guy” TV Commercial, Yinka Olonode has allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the rooftop restaurant of The Nines Hotel at 525 S.W. Morrison Street, downtown Portland, USA.

Tiwa has said that her debut album will be dropping in June.

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 Butter Scotch Evenings Presents Music, Comedy And Food! Johnny Gill, Bill Bellamy, Aldo Zilli, Waje, Praiz And More
Michelangelo Productions is set to host a first of its kind night of nostalgia, romance and fine international cuisine.

Tailored for A-List Lagos executives, the maiden edition of Butterscotch Evening will treat the audience to the soulful lyrics of Jonny Gill, the tongue in cheek crackles of acclaimed comedy king, Bill Bellamy, the gravelly soulfulness of our very own Waje and Praiz, the sensuality of the burlesque group Immodesty Blaize, all accompanied by a five-course meal prepared by award winning world famous chef, Aldo Zilli.

Speaking at the press conference which held on the 7th of May, the project manager Ayana Abiola stated that they intend to set a never-attained-before standard through the event thus the combination of cuisine and entertainment, this she also said informed the choice of artistes.

She said the host of the event Yvonne Vixen Ekwere was carefully selected alongside Bill Bellamy haven considered her works.  She also made it known that the event will be used to raise funds for the Bloom Cancer Care and Trust Funds.

Waje through her Management represented by Mr. Godwin said she is proud to be associated with such a top notch concept and is excited about her performance.

Michelangelo’s boss, Mr. Dotun Olakunrin also revealed that there will be a special guest appearance which will be announced in few days time.

The event is set to hold on the 17th of May 2013 at Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos.


Stakeholders In African And Diaspora Filmmaking Industry Gear Up For African Film Development Awards In Tanzania
Pan African Film Development and Advancement Foundation, PAFDAF; through its registered project African Film Development Foundation, AFDF holds the African Film Development Awards, AFDA. The event marks a reawakening of the need for African sensitive filmmaking ventures. It will also further such sentiments in Diaspora Africa filmmaking projects from concept to exhibition practices.

AFDA… in the spirit of Africa will run through Lectures/Symposium on African Cinema, June 28; African Cultural Night also on June 28 and Awards/Gala Night on the 29th. The awards after party will be on June 30 at Zanzibar Island.

According to PAFDAF&#39s Tanzania Country Rep Jonathan Mnyela, Gambian President, H.E Yahya Jammeh will be the Special Guest of Honour, while Nigeria&#39s President Goodluck Jonathan will receive an award for his outstanding development of Nigeria&#39s film industry, Nollywood. Special Recognition Awards will go to Morgan Freeman and Whoopi Goldberg.

PAFDAF&#39s AFDA award categories include 30 categories which will have big names including Morgan Freeman, Kunle Afolayan, Idris Elba, Wale Ojo, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde.

The Categories include Best African Actor In Diaspora, Most Supportive Federal Government In Africa, most outstanding film venture in Africa including IrokTV, AMAA, African Magic amongst others.


Glo Signs More Ambassadors – Omawumi, Waje, Lynxxx, Bez And Flavour Join In
In addition to the new ambassadors, telecommunication giant, Globacom has signed Omawumi, Waje, Lynxxx and Flavour to become the new faces of the company and also to be at the fore of the Glo’s number Portability campaign.

While these artistes have already been showcased with Glo’s number Portability campaign, others like Bez and Tiwa Savage are expected to follow, according to sources familiar with the deal.

It’s the first time Glo is signing multiple musicians at the same time, apparently the company is resting their deals with Nollywood actors as it seems to be instituting a new policy that favours Afro Pop stars, who are believed to be more influential these days.


Former Cool FM OAP Yinka Olonode Commits Suicide In The US
A former Cool FM OAP and one of the models of MTN “Shy Guy” TV Commercial, Yinka Olonode has allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the rooftop restaurant of The Nines Hotel at 525 S.W. Morrison Street, downtown Portland, USA on Monday April 29th, 2013.

Olonode, 34, who in 2002 hosted the Cool FM’s ‘Get a Grip’ show was said to have jumped from the hotel building&#39s 15th floor where Departure Restaurant and Lounge is located around 6:30pm. Portland Police Bureau spokesman said they do not suspect foul play but that the death is under investigation.

According to the report, Olonode was an illegal immigrant in 2010. He was once arrested on a felony vandalism allegation.
Watch the advert he featured in about 11 years ago.

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yinka! | Myspace Video


Tiwa Savage Set To Drop “Once Upon A Time” Album In June
After waiting close to 2 years, fans of Tiwa Savage can now rejoice because the diva has announced the release of her debut album.
Tiwa has said that her album will be dropping in June.

Tiwa announced the album title and other details on Twitter and Instagram saying; “Here it comes peeps. June 2013 “Once Upon A Time” my album, my life, my voice, my heart :),” the Mavin Records first lady announced.

There is yet to be words on guest appearances or producers but from what is obtainable from past singles, one can conclude that Don Jazzy and Spellz have had major input on the album.

 

 


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