Month: May 2012

MUSIC: INTRODUCING YUNG CHEEZY

Imo-state born Njoku Chika Obinna a.k.a Yung Cheezy is a dancehall n hip hop artiste. He found his calling at the age of 8 and still determined to make a mark out there. Influenced by legandary acts like fela, tuface, asa, and a host of others, Yung Cheezy has worked with producers like J sleek( the brain behind 2face's Only me song, Spanky(kolomental faze) and dj willie O(chemical reaction) over the years. Listen to his song Audio: http://unilagolodo.com/wp-content/...

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MICHAEL JACKSON’S LETTER TO EX-WIFE, WHITNEY HOUSTON’S PASSPORT&AMY WINEHOUSE’S GOWN GO ON AUCTION

Was seriously wondering why anybody would want to purchase Michael Jackson's scribbled letter, Whitney Houston's expired passport (which was valid from 1979 to 1984), Amy winehouse's gown, I can still fathom. But Dailymail reports that money talks in Hollywood and then again people would do anything to keep the memories of their deceased heroes alive in their hearts. The late King of Pop's letter to ex-wife Marie Presley reads, "I truly need this rest. I haven't slept literally in four days now. "I need to be away from phones and business people. I must take care of my health first.' He also told his the lover that he was 'crazy' for her, and signed off under his pet name Turd. This letter is expected to fetch up to $1,200 at Celebrity Auctioneer Darren Julien's Auctions sale in Beverly Hills next month. The late queen of pop, Whitney Houston's passport bearing her photograph, stamps from Japan, Jamaica, St. Maarten, the Dominican Republic, Curacao and Jamaica should also rake in lots of money, at least $6,000. Lastly the late Amy Winehouse's robe which she wore in the video of her hit Rehab has been listed for $16,000. Source:...

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MUSIC: FASHIEFIZZIE RETURNS WITH ‘OLEKU’ (LOVE SONG)

Regarded as a fashion icon, multi-talented Fashiefizzie is back with a fresh song, 'Oleku' (Love Song). The singer who gained popularity in the nineties specifically during the realm of bobby brown and Mc Hammer is also an adept dancer; infact he was one of the youngest acts to ever be in the social committee of his school just at the tender age of 13. Oleku which is now acknowledged as the best love song of the year has about 10,000 hits on hulkshare, surpassing that of young superstars; Ice prince and brymo. The Rnb maestro is back to rule the stage. His Oleku song laden with old school tune, modern beats &yoruba lyrics is a banger...

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FASHION: INTRODUCING URU DIAMONDS; TRENDY, UNIQUE&SIMPLE

For lovers of fashion accessories, spicing up your hands with Uru Diamonds isn't a bad idea. These trendy, unique&simple ornaments are known to add lots of glamour to one's appearance. Made in Tanzania, East Africa, Uru diamonds specializes in exclusive hand crafted jewellery. URU is an ancient Swahili term describing a powerful essence, such as that which comes from a diamond worn and cherished by African kings and queens. The pieces are created using hand cast gold and silver combined with rough precious stones including diamonds, tanzanite, rubies, spinel and tsavorite. The bracelet straps are made from hand knotted threads or natural leathers in an endless array of colours and designs. URU bracelets are available in two sizes, each fully adjustable due to their unique closing system. All URU jewellery is unisex in design and available in a wide variety of...

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CHARLY BOY DEBUNKS GAY&ILLUMINATI STORY

Singer, songwriter&TV presenter Charles Oputa popularly known as Charly Boy has refuted the story which was written 3 days ago in a national daily, Saturday Mirror to be presice that he is gay and the head of illuminati in Nigeria. The 60 year-old Area Fada was livid with rage, "yesterday, I was an illuminate member. Today, a gay, tomorrow, slepping with a coffin and the list is endless. When will they stop these lies"? "I read with total dismay in Saturday Mirror newspaper that I am a gay and head of illuminate. I have never sued before…but this time…" If I were to fill in the gap, is Charly boy going to sue the...

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MUSIC: DAYVE MCCOY DROPS ‘FIMI SAKO’ VIDEO

To satisfy his teeming fans, versatile &creative fast rising hip hop artiste David Aniyikaye Odunlami better known as Dayve MCcoy has dropped the video to his steaming hot single "Fi mi sako". The video of the song which has bombarded popular airwaves across the country and directed by Xcrosshood promises to thrill viewers/fans. Dayve, an Abeokuta indigene known for his electrifying live performances and stage crafts has also released another impressive joint titled "to je quality", produced by ace producer Samklef. Armed with a Microbiology degree at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Dayve MCcoy who has often been compared to established artists like M.I, Naeto C, Bouqui,Ice prince,Sauce kid,Eldee da Don and so on will in no time become a force to reckon with in the Nigerian music industry.                                                                  . Links to the audio&video Video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7ltiZIJ_zI&feature=player_embedded Audio: ...

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PHOTOS: UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS STUDENTS PROTEST AGAINST CHANGE OF VARSITY NAME

What Nigerians looked forward to was the usual democratic speech at least to 'mark' his one year in office. But things took a different turn when the President (Goodluck Jonathan)announced that the University of Lagos would be named after a popular but now deceased politician, philanthropist&business man, Chief MKO Abiola. (From University of Lagos to Moshood Abiola University, Lagos) The news certainly didn't sit down well with people who took to social sites (facebook&twitter), blackberry updates, streets, verandahs etc to express their disappointment, disgust and anger. According to them, renaming a university was the least the President could do in the country as more matters are pressing/ begging for attention. Others claimed the new name does not only sound drab but the Unilag brand has been destroyed. To show their utmost disapproval some Unilag students just like the epic series (Prison break) teamed, spread out and are mounting vehement protests in differents parts of lagos. According to sources, areas covered are Jibowu, akoka, luth,unilag, onipanu etc (all within Yaba axis). They promised to spread to all parts of Lagos even in the...

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MUSIC: RAPPER BEN2JA DEBUTS WITH NEW SINGLE, ‘ON FIRE’

  21 year-old Labija Benjamin Alfa, a Lagos-based emerging rapper and producer better known as BEN2JA has released an excellent club single hit, "On Fire" to whet the appetite of his teeming listeners and fans all over the country. Backed and accompanied by lush drum patterns, bassy snyth keyboard and a seriously infectious and catchy chorus and bridge that samples a famous dance phrase made popular on Wizkid's "Pakurumo." The 'On Fire' tune, produced by Port Harcourt-based record label Freshi Boi Music (FBM) will surely take over clubs and dance floors in the coming months. LISTEN TO + DOWNLOAD "ON FIRE"...

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ON JUSTIN BIEBER’S $6.5M MANSION ACQUISITION

This has been in the news for about two or let's say a month now. Teenage-singer Justin Bieber has acquired prominent actor over comedian Eddie Murphey's ex wife's mansion in Calabasas, California, America. The which was bought for a whooping sum of $6.5m house boasts of a large pool, a huge guest house and garage a library, a movie theater with stadium seating, a wet bar and a wine cellar, and the grounds include a pond. Dailymail reports that earlier this ye Bieber hopes to install a computerised system which will allow him to have control of his home at his fingertips, from the bathtub to the blinds and so many other things. Here's what two of my friends said when I broke the news to them Girl A: "$6.5m mansion?? Haba, that's too much for an 18 year-old boy. Girl B: "What's too much? Is he not a superstar? If he can afford it, why not? Is it a crime to opt for something comfortable&befitting again? Girl A: "That's where it starts from; the mansion and then girls, drugs, rehab& then a tainted career. This is extremely extravagant. He shouldn't live alone in this mansion Girl B: "Huh! You can go&invite people from your village to keep his company…. The voices became louder&then incoherent, I walked away before objects start flying across the room. Why do the two...

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RADIO HIT SHOW: RUGGEDMAN IS NOT EXCEPTIONAL

Sup folks, Some people believe that African leaders always hold on to power by any means accessible and for way too long, let me add Nigerian artistes to that list, some artistes just don't know when to retire… Who remembers this adage " bow out when the ovation is loudest " Now to the business of the day 1) Rugged Man feat. Mbryo – Ruggedy Baba Part.2 2) Rayce – Figure 8 3) Clay Ft Vector – Dancing in the sun 4) Dare feat. Ice Prince & Jozi – Asiko 5) Beazy – In The Mood We found an easy and stress-free link to the latest episode. Download Now! : http://hu.lk/ufouoxoyyv4n Find Out More : http:// radiohitshow.tumblr.com/ Have a fun week!...

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PHOTOS: SUPER EAGLES PLAYER, OSAZE ODEMWINGIE QUITS BACHERLORHOOD

This is a little belated gist. Super Eagles striker is no more in the market (as youths are wont to say). The fair in complexion, innocent-looking West Brom player walked his 22 year old girlfriend Sarah Fallon down the aisle in the United Kingdom over the weekend. According to KickOffNigeria, the pair broke up, made up again&then decided to seal their Union, Sarah wasn't even expecting it. They had just returned from a brief jaunt to Dubai when he took her by surprise in his house.   "It was at home. I had dog sick on my trousers, odd socks, no makeup, no makeup, hair like a bush..he came in in a suit!" His microbiology graduate wife recalled. Wishing them a happy marriage. Osaze na wa o. Just like that??? You just zoomed out of the market like...

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ACTRESS DORIS SIMEON TURNS TV HOST

Not that Nollywood actress, Doris Simeon has eventually dumped scripts for a more convenient job, rather the light-skinned mother of one has decided to put her marital crisis behind her& delve into TV programme presentation. Tagged, Faaji Xtra, the Yoruba television talk show will see celebrities talk at length about their jobs& their leisure period. The yet-to-be aired programme is an initiative of two Ibadan-based producers Olaniyi Stephens and Adeleye Fagburo. Guests like Lere Paimo, Muyiwa Ademola and Dupe Jayesimi have made appearances on the show that is still recording. Source: Gist...

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PHOTOS FROM ACTRESS FUNKE AKINDELE’S WEDDING

Going by tweets, Blackberry updates, one could tell Funke’s wedding was held amidst pomp&pageantry, of course this is a once in a life time occassion. Anchored by Comedian of the Federal Republic, (CFR) Gbenga Adeyinka; the engagement was held in the morning before the couple accompanied by family, friends, fans&loved ones sealed their union in a church. Stars who took out time to celebrate with the actress par excellence&glo ambassador include Genevieve Nnaji (was anybody expecting her?), Lola Margaret, Desmond Elliot, Ini Edo, Tiwa Savage Chico&Joy Ejiro and many more. When next you see Funke, pls remember to address her as Mrs Funke ‘khadijat’ Oloyede. Watch this space for more...

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TRYBE MUSIC PRESENTS JAMMAL ‘TOUCH DOWN’

22 year-old Abdul-azeem Jammal Ibrahim hails from Kogi State, but was born and bred in Jos, Plateau State. At the tender age of 5, he found his love for music singing hymnals with family members and later joined the choir at age 7. He got his first 'booth 'experience in 2002 which signalled off his career in the entertainment scene. After years of learning and harnessing his skills his first single, ' Here I Stand', was released in 2011. This afforded the 'Gani na an' crooner a shot at the spotlight with his song going on to BBA (Big Brother Amplified) and played repeatedly. Now he drops another track appreciating the true beauty of the Nigerian woman who he adores so much it makes him 'touch down' his ego. ' Touch Down' embraces the heart of the ladies and reminds the gentile men of the beauty of the Nigerian woman. The genre of his latest song cuts across R&B and blends with afro beats to spice it up. Trybe Inc & TMC's very own producer extraordinaire, Xwit, laces the beat to this masterpiece and rapper GeniuZz, drops bars on this one. Currently he is an undergraduate of Babcock University majoring in Computer Information Systems. His musical influences include Chris Brown, Ne yo, Usher, Fela, Kanye West and a host of others. Download Touch Down:...

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COMEDIENNE HELEN PAUL ‘TATAFO’ HOLDS FIRST COMEDY SHOW

Popular comedienne cum actress& TV host Helen Paul better known as Tatafo will on May 27 stage her first comedy and music show. Tagged "Helen Paul & Tatafo Live" the event which will be staged at MUSON Centre, Lagos will feature prominent comedians like Ali Baba, AY, Gbenga Adeyinka, Bovi, Koffi and a host of others. Speaking on her maiden show, the tiny-voiced mother of one said the show will give her fans&guests the opportunity of knowing her personality more& significantly it is part of her efforts in giving back to the society in her own little...

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PATIENCE OZOKWOR’S SON TIES THE KNOT THIS WEEKEND

Asides movies, veteran actress Patience Ozokwor 'Mama G' has another thing to hold her attention this weekend. Her son, Nduka Morrison Ozokwo will walk his pretty damsel, Mary Ozoanni. The traditional wedding holds today at Patience Ozokwo's hometown, Ngwo on May 25, 2012, while the church wedding will take place in Dominion City, Enugu tomorrow, May 26. We wish the couple a blissful...

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