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31 Aug 2011

Mokey Expands

The summer of 2011 has been vibrant for Mokey clothing. Mokey created a path for itself in T-shirts, and in one year has become a force to reckon with in the clothing business.
Mokey put on a successful show at Granda awards and Loud on Sound in July where its new designs for summer ’11 were seen for the first time.
The team is putting things in place to establish Mokey in the U.K by October this year after having covered over 20 states of Nigeria.
Designs like “Root of All Evil” and “Kill the Noise” are set to flood wardrobes.

26 Aug 2011

Obvious 100% Victory and Motivation

You may call him your own Ricky Ross, but he sings like a music maestro; with strong vocal cords he disseminates musical notes, velvety and apposite to a string. Is this voice similar to a Spanish Guitar, what sort of comparison? But the brisk pop of realization that this is a Nigerian singing, will in no doubt drive a huge sense of relative comparison.

Girl In One Leg Dances Oliver Twist

Guys Sweet Pikin is amazed at this outstanding performance, one leg dance, this will never bore you. Don Jazzy says, "I must say the lady with one limb stole the show, and should get recognized by Dbanj not for her disability but for the courage not to allow her disability be a hindrance" He further says, " she turns her disability to joy and i hope she keeps smiling for a long time". 

Wiz Kid Pranked on the Big Friday Show

Guys Sweet Pikin Says Check This Out!!!

25 Aug 2011

Smart- A Nigerian Fresh Breath In Music and Nollywood

Light skinned and well built young looking guy, “Smart” releases a hit song, Dance. Dance is a smooth brit-pop high temple club banger. This is music at quality, a guy with swags.

24 Aug 2011

Meet The William

- (primary education) A-Z PRIMARY SCHOOL, AJAO ESTATE - (secondary education)     
- (university education) LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY OJO CAMPUS,

22 Aug 2011

Wiz Kid Fathers a daughter at 21

excerpts from NET 

EME Popstar Wizkid has fathered his first child at 21, Nigerian Entertainment Today(NET) can confirm.

The beloved hit-maker and ladies man has been linked to many women – most times older than he is – and pundits had feared he could be heading the way of misdemeanor if care was not taken.

21 Aug 2011

TI Speaks from Prison

Talks flying about his unsuccessful album, well there was not enough time to promote the album before jail called again. The US rapper Clifford Harris better known as T.I will be released from a correctional facility in Forrest City, Arkansas on Thursday, September 29, 2011. T.I expresses his deep feelings via his Trapmuzik website where he talks about his struggle and future plans.
Read it bellow:

Kunle Afolayan Joins The League of GLO Ambassadors

Nollywood star Kunle Afolayan has joined the league of GLO ambassadors as telecommunications company Globacom recently named the award winning actor-director as one of it’s ambassadors. Also, we’re told Yoruba home video star Odunlade Adekola has been appointed a Glo ambassador too.

Darey Art Alade joins Bob Manuel to Anchor GUS 8

As the eight edition of the popular reality TV show Gulder Ultimate Search draws nearer, fans have been kept guessing who will anchor this year’s edition.
Well, show organisers have announced Nigerian actor, Bob Manuel Udokwu and R&B singer, Darey as joint anchormen. Darey and Bob Manuel were both contestants at the Gulder Ultimate Search Celebrity Showdown but Bob Manuel is no new comer to hosting as the actor will be doing so for the fourth time.

20 Aug 2011

Don Jazzy Campaigns for Samklef- The Exclusive interview

It’s Don Jazzy again! The ubiquitous music producer seems to be making the news everyday; from hosting beat competitions where he has rewarded winners with cash prizes to featuring on Jay Z and Kanye West’s ‘Watch The Throne’ album, you could say the Mo’Hits C.E.O is living in good times.
On Friday, August 19, 2011, Don Jazzy paid a visit to Lagos urban radio station Beat FM where he was interviewed by OAP, Toolz. Don Jazzy talked about life with Kanye West, why Wande Coal hasn’t released any song since his debut in 2009, his new found love for wearing pyjamas and shocks all by querying his nomination at this year’s Headies

How did you come up with the ‘Oliver’ song?
I was upset at some point when people were saying that D’banj and Wande Coal have slowed down in their career. I still want more for them.

News In Brief Today

Judicial Brouhaha: suspend court of appeal president, Justice Ayo Isa Salami, refuses to hand over to the most senior  Justice, seeks interlocutory judgment at federal high court, Abuja to impede senate from acting on NJC’s recommendation.                                                                                                                

Oil spill; No fewer than 100 house burnt in Ikarama community, Bayelsa Inferno triggered by oil spill from shell petroleum Development Company (SPDC) pipeline.                                                             

Economic Management Team: president  Jonathan co-opts Aliko Dangote, Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede (Access Bank MD) , Mrs Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru  (FIRS Chairman) & Kola Jamodu (MAN president) into FG team; 15-member team coordination by Mrs Nogozi  Okonjo-Iweala (Minister of finance).                                                                                                                                          

Lebanese shot: 55-year-oid Lebanese auto parts dealer shot dead in front of shop on murtala mohammed way; No arrests made thus far -Kano state police.                                                                        

Oyo Executive Council: Gov Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo) swear in 18 commissioners.

Party Deregistration: Conference of political parties (CNPP) condemns deregistration of 7 political parties by INEC; Deregistration for non- performance unconstitutional –Balarabe musa (CNPP National Chairman).                                                                                                                               

Mikel’s Dad: Family of mikel obi (Naija & Chelsea midfielder) debunks rumour  of 20m ransom demanded by kidnappers of Michael obi  (mikel’s dad).  

presented by: Ngozi Chijioke                                                                                                                                       

18 Aug 2011

FAYROUZ Enriches NYSC Variety Night With Fabulous Prizes

The various National Youth Service Corps NYSC camps across the federation were aglow on Saturday as the premium soft drink under the stable of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Fayrouz, organised ‘variety night’ shows as part of activities lined up to make the just concluded three-week orientation camping of the 2011 second batch of corps members most memorable for the participants.

Tiger Woods Regains No. 1 Ranking ... For Tightwad Tippers

Tiger Woods might never return to the top of the World Golf Rankings, but at least the disgraced former star has earned a No. 1 ranking in something.
Woods, despite a net worth of $500 million, is the worst celebrity tipper in America. Eldrick's excuse: He never carries. Woods is said to have made a woman in Las Vegas tip for him when they went out. While playing $10,000-a-hand blackjack, Tiger re-pocketed a $5 tip after realizing he tipped her early in the night.

Kanye West- His Controversy: People call him Hitler!

The 34-year-old rapper known for his outbursts was the headline act at the Big Chill music festival Saturday night, where he ranted in the middle of his set about being misunderstood and underappreciated. "I walk through the hotel and I walk down the street, and people look at me like I'm (expletive) insane, like I'm Hitler," he said. "One day the light will shine through and one day people will understand everything I ever did."
West received light boos from the crowd as a result.

17 Aug 2011

Meet Korede Bello- A True Naija born Dream

Korede Bello: 18 years old guitarist, singer, song writer and composer, he does R & B/Soul/Folk mix with hip hop music hails from Lagos State, the foremost entertainment center in Nigeria located at the shoreline of the country.

Korede is the Next Best Thing for the Music & Entertainment Industry in Nigeria".  He Sounds like Asa and GT the Guitar Man and draws a lot of inspiration from them.  He has dropped two singles yet working on his album to hit the stands; while he's in the studio putting finishing touches on the album, he was nominated as Next Rated Music Artiste Peak awards 2011.

The handsome young sharp is under the Management of Caspertainment sign to Double Dice Records

His single
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Kim weds on Saturday, Guest: No Phones, Black and White.

Kim Kardashian sets the standard for her wedding roll call, she strongly bans recording gadgets into her wedding; is she trying to avoid early exposure of part of her reality TV show? Well, she has said, “guest should not bring in their own cameras, mobile phones or any recording device.  In a way to ensure there is no breach in her rules, security is so tight; they have installed a metal detector that guests must walk through on their way into the venue.

Her love for the royal wedding has been evinced in her wedding cake; she has modeled her wedding cake on Kate and William’s Royal wedding cake. The cake is a ten tier huge cake.

On her guest list are: Nicole Richie (TV Personality, Fashion designer, Actress, Author), Kelly Osbourne and Mel B (Scary Spice). Mel B is heavily pregnant but she is not certain whether she will make the big day as the baby could arrive any day.

On Saturday is the big day where Kim will tie the knot and of course it will be filmed as a special for the Kim Kardashian show.

If you want to attend you have to be on the guest list, no recording gadgets and you must wear Black and white.

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DJ Review- DJ Slam of Star FM

Ayeni Ismaila Alaba is not only a disc jockey but a young entrepreneur; He is in the mix of artist management, event planning, program production, artist production, studio recording, DJ services and DJ training. He is popularly called DJ Slam. He definitely slams the turn table, this is his forte.  

DJ Slam, was born in Lagos, he is the child before the last child amongst eight children, precisely eight boys. Growing up with seven strong siblings was an interesting experience. “I am simple, straight forward, I love driving and listening to good music”, the DJ says. Mr Alaba, takes education seriously and of course doesn’t want to be left out, he is a student of marketing at the Lagos State University. He is doing Marketing and “DJing”, perhaps the reason for his entrepreneurial combo and success.  

DJ Slam has been in the art of disc jockeying since he was in his secondary school. He mastered the art with the way of cassette playing and gradually variegated with the system into cd mixers and the more advanced computer and mixer technology. This makes him grounded to have come this far. He should be appreciated as a man who knows his onion.

DJ Slam works with star FM and has joined them for five years now; he started as a studio manager and DJ. He has grown over the years to becoming a senior manager and well known DJ in the Nigerian Entertainment circle. The young maestro, DJ Slam has a private studio to himself; he works there when he is not in Star FM.

His role model is Allah and his dream is to be one of the best DJs in the world, he calls himself the turn table wizard.

Reggie Bush trying to break up Kim Kardashian's Wedding.

As Kim Kardashian gears up for her wedding , a blast from her past is trying to get her to stop the nuptials! Ex-boyfriend Reggie Bush is feeling strong regrets over Kim's upcoming marriage and is trying to do whatever it takes to get her back.

Justin Bieber going to Kim Kardashian's wedding alone

Gaga by Gaultier- Lady Gaga's Controversial Documentary

The lady Gaga Videos below are about 60sec and 5min respectively.

Lady Gaga is seen dressed as a nun and being spanked by her priest counterpart Jean-Paul Gaultier in her new documentary clip.

Gaga, the 25-year-old controversial pop singer is spotted kneeling on a chair only to be spanked by the popular 59-year-old Frenchman in the TV special titled, “Gaga by Gaultier”, which will air on US network CW on September 12, 2011, reports the Daily Mail.

On the report, it was said that the controversially posted image has garnered huge publicity. The purpose was virtually not told but it makes no further insight than a provocative image.

It was reported that in the documentary Gaga made more emphasis on the control she wields over her image and her fans, known as her little monster. She will out rightly say, “I am not perfect, if you don’t like my music, don’t listen.” 

16 Aug 2011

Andrej Pejic- Male of Female Super Model

Andrej Pejic a Bosnian super model, raised in Australia is many times confused to be a female. However, he has virtually modeled more female clothes than male clothes considering the fact that he is seen as the goddess (muse) of JEAN PAUL GAULTIER. Andrej at 19 is not in one bit flustered about people’s opinion since he makes money for himself and the brands he models for. The most fascinating part of his being is how he slithers into a female clothe and hits the runway with such amusement.

Top 20 Grossing Films Of All Time

How amazing Avatar takes the lead on the top 20 world grossing films, the amounts are in millions.

1. NAME-Avatar, YEAR-2009, DOMESTIC BO-$760.5, RATING-PG-13, GENRE-    Act/Adv/SciF/Thr, COST-$230, WORLD BO-$2778.2M, DIRECTOR-J. Cameron, ADJUSTED DOMESTIC BO-$760.5

2. NAME-Titanic, YEAR-1997,  DOMESTIC BO-$600.8, RATING-PG-13,  GENRE-Dra/Rom, COST-$200,  WORLD BO-$1835.0, DIRECTOR-J. Cameron, ADJUSTED DOMESTIC BO-$981.7   
3. NAME-The Dark Knight, YEAR-2008, DOMESTIC BO-$533.3, RATING-PG-13, GENRE-Act/Cri/Dra/Mys/Thr,  COST-$150, WORLD BO-$1001.9, DIRECTOR-C. Nolan, ADJUSTED DOMESTIC BO-$557.1    

4. NAME-Star Wars, YEAR-1977,  DOMESTIC BO-$460.9, RATING-PG-PG, GENRE- SciF/Act/Adv/Fan, COST-$11, WORLD BO-$797.9, DIRECTOR-G. Lucas, ADJUSTED DOMESTIC BO-$1348.6     

5. NAME-Shrek 2, YEAR-2004, DOMESTIC BO-$436.5, RATING-PG --, GENRE-Adv/Ani/Fam/Com/Fan, COST-$75, WORLD BO-$912.0, DIRECTOR-A. Adamson/K. Asbury, ADJUSTED DOMESTIC BO-$527.2   

6. NAME-E.T., YEAR-1982, DOMESTIC BO-$434.9, RATING-PG,  GENRE-SciF/Adv/Fan, COST-xxx, WORLD BO-$757.0, DIRECTOR-S. Spielberg, ADJUSTED DOMESTIC BO-$1070.4   

7. NAME-Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, YEAR-1999, DOMESTIC BO-$431.1, RATING-PG, GENRE-SciF/Adv/Act, COST-$110, WORLD BO-$925.5, DIRECTOR-G. Lucas, ADJUSTED DOMESTIC BO-$636.4    

8. NAME-Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, YEAR-2006, DOMESTIC BO-$423.3, RATING-PG-13,  GENRE-Act/Adv/Com/Fan, COST-$225, WORLD BO-$1065.7, DIRECTOR-G. Verbinski, ADJUSTED DOMESTIC BO-$484.7  

9. NAME-Toy Story 3, YEAR-2010, DOMESTIC BO-$415.0, RATING-G, GENRE-Ani/Adv/Com/Fam/Fan, COST-$200,  WORLD BO-$1063.2,  DIRECTOR-L. Unkrich, ADJUSTED DOMESTIC BO-$415.0  

10.  NAME-Spider-Man, YEAR-2002, DOMESTIC BO-$403.7, RATING-PG-13, GENRE-Act/Fan/SciF, COST-$139, WORLD BO-$806.7, DIRECTOR-S. Raimi, ADJUSTED DOMESTIC BO-$522.0  

11 Transformers- 2009 

12 Star Wars-2005
13 LOTR-2003

14 Spider-2004

15 The Passion of the Christ 2004 

16 Jurassic Park 1993  

17 Transformers: Dark of the Moon 2011  

18 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 2011  

19 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002   

20 Finding Nemo 2003

13 Aug 2011

Jay Z and Kanye West- Otis

The hot new première of their video, you saw this too!

Sunny Neji's salutes good bye as his contract terminates with Glo

At this year renewal of Glo's contract with Nigerian celebrities, Sunny Neji the crooner of the "Oruka" Hit was evicted from the process. It has been a huge shock to his numerous fans as it is clearly noticed that his picture is no more on the Glo's site. The head of public relation, Globacom has confirmed this story:
"Sunny Neji is no longer an Ambassador of Globacom. The contract ended mutually and everybody is happy.

Sunny Neji's response when contacted:
"That's even a stale gist. I was not happy with the renewal terms and I told them I couldn't continue, so, I took a walk".

Ironically, he has a new CD in the market called Timeless. More reach to his fans.

The IceBerg

Ice Magazine is putting together a revolutionary party called, "Iceberg", the party will showcase new talents and veterans in the entertainment industry. The primary driver for this event is to bring brands and people together for the benefit of social interaction. This event is also set to unleash creativity and talents.

Billboard Awards- If You Missed It

The 2011 Billboard Music Awards held in June at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Beyonce knowles went away with the first ever “Billboard Millenium Award”. Other winners were Eminem “Top Artiste of the Year”, Justin Bieber “Digital Artiste of the Year”, Rihanna “Top female artiste of the Year” among others.

Naija Resources comments that, "Our Major concern however has become this trend of Female artistes appearing undressed on stage and presenting themselves like sex objects. Performances have become stereotype. It was nice to see Nicki Minaj covered, though we would have appreciated her dancers been covered up to".

2011 Hip Hop's Cash Kings- Forbes

Hip-hop’s reigning Cash King continues to reap the benefits of a 10-year $150 million Live Nation deal, as well as stakes in the New Jersey Nets, the 40/40 Club chain, ad firm Translation and others. This year marked the first time he out-earned wife Beyonce since their marriage in 2008.

On the top 21 list bellow only one lady surfaced, Nicky Minaj 

  1. Jay-Z – $37M
  2. Diddy – $35M
  3. Kanye West – $16M
  4. Lil Wayne – $15M (tie)
  5. Birdshit – $15M (tie)
  6. Eminem – $14M (tie)
  7. Snoop Dogg $14M (tie)
  8. Dr. Dre $14M (tie)
  9. Akon – $13M
  10. Ludacris – $12M
  11. Wiz Khalifa – $11M (tie)
  12. Drake – $11M (tie)
  13. Pharrell Williams – $10M
  14. Timbaland – $7M
  15. Swizz Beatz – $6.5M
  16. Nicki Minaj – $6.5M
  17. Rick Ross – $6M (tie)
  18. 50 Cent – $6M (tie)
  19. Pitbull – $6M (tie)
  20. T-Pain – $5M
  21. B.o.B – $5M

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The List of Top Highest Paid African Footballers and their Annual Salaries-Fobes

players:Yaya Toure
Country of citizenship: Ivory Coast
Club: Manchester City
Annual salary: $13.5 million

Samuel Eto’o
Country of citizenship: Cameroon
Club: Inter Milan
Annual salary:  $12 million

Emmanuel Adebayor
Country of citizenship: Togo
Club: Manchester City
Annual salary: $12 million

Kolo Toure
Country of citizenshipIvory Coast
Club: Manchester City
Annual salary: $10.3 million

Frederic Kanoute
Country of citizenship: Mali
Club: Sevilla FC
Annual salary: $8.6 million

Didier Drogba
Country of citizenship: Ivory Coast
Club: Chelsea
Annual salary: $8 million

John Mikel Obi 
Country of citizenship: Nigeria
Club: Chelsea
Annual salary: $5,800,000,

Michael Essien 
Country of citizenship: Ghana
Club: Chelsea
Annual salary: $5,500,000

The 2011 City People Entertainment Awards- Summary

The City People Entertainment Awards came in a premium style, accolades were given to the organiser a well organised event. To refresh our memory, the awards is an annual event, this one was held at HNK Event Center, Admiralty Road, Lekki and clearly an excellent venue for an event of such nature considering the location. A huge number of people were in attendance, amongst those were hard-working new hands and troupers who received the gain for their hard work. From the list of invited celebrities were Mo'Hits Wande Coal and D'Prince who dazzled the stage with their act, also on performances were, Mo'Cheddah, Wizkid, Tiwa Salvage and other acts. Innovative style of hosting, Gbenga Adeyinka and Julius Agwu took the audience through a fantastic show. Joseph Benjamin, Sam Klef, Tiwa Salvage and more "nabbed" away their trophy as they deserved it.

Check out the list of winners bellow:

9 Aug 2011

Jennifer Lopez's $20M 'Idol' Deal Prompts Fellow Judges to Ask for Bigger Paycheck, Report Says

Jennifer Lopez's huge new deal with "American Idol" prompted her fellow judge, rocker Steven Tyler, to urge the show's producers to bump up his own payday, the New York Post reported Monday.

5 Aug 2011

Susan Peters- Nominated for best actress in NAFCAWARDS North Carolina

Best actress in a supporting role would not come easy even as a nominee, but our own Susan Peters is on her way to clinch the trophy. On the 17th of September, the prolific actress will gaze for glory coming from the angle of her nomination for best actress in a supporting role for the movie "Bursting Out".
Kanye West new signed up artist D’banj recently expressed himself on TRACE Urban in his Brooklyn studio. He professes positivity and huge leverage for African music scene. He sees this merger as a bridge for African music. He ensures Kanye of the African mother's prayers. - (sweet pikin concept)

Mo'Hits/Good music Deal

The predominant drive for success is how you think, for thirty minutes the Mo'Hits gang held Kanye down in Dubai to listen to their work... We have the result. (sweet pikin concept)
For those in doubt.
The Mo’Hits crew hosted a press conference on Thursday 16 June 2011, according to Abidemi Dairo of NEXT Newspapers, Don Jazzy, head of Mo’Hits records said

Vaughn (Von) Apochi - The Nollywood prolific starts a foundation

Most talked about name in Nigeria's biggest reality tv show Gulder Ultimate Search 2 in 2005 and "star-fame" from the Mnet Gladiator in 2002. Having gained huge accolades across Africa, he decides to create a foundation. Av Army Foundation.

As the name sounds, Av Army, it will close up on your mind as a military coy, but, it is a foundation that curbs youth restiveness and violence. Vaughn prefers to utilise his fame, love and energy for a very positive course. 

1 Aug 2011

Uti Nwachukwu- Married or Not?

Uti Nwachukwu Nollywood super star, Jara presenter and of course the Big Brother reality show winner, he has been thought to be married by a bulk of his fans. The honest truth is the super model has raised his game as he models for the creative designer "MAI" on a theme "Royal wedding". He models this theme with our own princess, "most beautiful girl in Nigeria Munachi Abi"

Uti has carved a niche for himself in the entertainment world, he has been able to pierce his magical charms in the hearts of millions of Africans. A humble young man with so much grace and simplicity. Sweet Pikin Concept calls him "The Maestro in his game"

Coming soon the Uti Exclusive, answering all your questions...
by Isaac Vaughn
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