Archives for June 2014

Hollywood to cash in on Ghana’s $3m World Cup drama

An award-winning US writer is planning a Hollywood thriller spun off the true and bizarre story of Ghana's World Cup cash, reports The Wrap. Darryl Wharton-Rigby's screenplay will centre on a courier tasked with bringing $3m (£1.76m) across the Atlantic to Brazil in an effort to stop the Ghanaian … [Read more...]

Videos: Sarkodie performs at 2014 BET Experience

Ghana's fastest rapper Sarkodie was one of the artistes who performed at the 2014 BET Experience, which was a prelude to this year's Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards in Los Angeles. Sarkodie joined Nigeria’s Tiwa Savage as well as South Africa’s Mafikizolo to perform as part of the … [Read more...]

Uche Jombo’s Brother Releases New Film

A sibling of Nollywood star, Uche Jombo has joined the movie industry in Nigeria called Nollywood. Nollywood, widely believed to be a scandalous industry, is one sector some parents do not willingly want their wards to join, but for the fame and fortune that come with it.Uche Jumbo has proved her … [Read more...]

Don Jazzy Under Attack

Mavin Records boss, Don Jazzy, has been under fire recently when speculations went viral that is ‘Dorobucci’ song has an occultic inclination.Although he came out to debunk such claims, tongues have not yet stopped waging, more so when he asked for entries for the creative designs of ‘Doro Mega … [Read more...]

Davido wins BET Award for Best African Act

Nigeria’s Davido has won the 2014 BET Award forBest African Act, which was revealed at a pre-event taping in Los Angeles ahead of the main award ceremony on Sunday night.An excited Davido shared his victory with fans saying:“Thanks to all my fans!! WE WON @BETAwardsBEST AFRICAN ACT 2014!! so happy!! … [Read more...]

Flying $3.5M to Brazil is worse than I thought – Hammer

The 2014 World Cup is still ongoing but Ghana’s senior national team, the Black Stars, is out. The team was eliminated from the group stages after gaining just a point for playing three matches.This year’s tournament has seen lots of drama coming from the camp of the team.The most talked about is … [Read more...]

I Chose Modeling Over My Lover & Family

Irene Fafali Afokpa, a sexy 22-year old model at the Exopa Modelling Agency has told News-One that neither her lover, parents nor spiritual father can talk her out of modeling.She said she is yet to enjoy the best part of her careers as a model and therefore would not allow herself to be distracted … [Read more...]

“I Got Depressed Over Why Things Were Not Working” -Irene Logan

In spite of having one of the best musical voices in showbiz, singer, Irene Logan, has largely remained low key among her peers despite pressure from friends and fans who have kept provoking her to return strongly to active music scene.“The pressure from friends and my fans has been so much that … [Read more...]

Boris Kodjoe slams Black Stars

Boris Kodjoe, the Hollywood actor born to a German mother and a Ghanaian father, says the Black Stars of Ghana did not deserve to qualify for the Knockout stage of the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.Soon after the Black Stars were kicked out of the tournament by Portugal on Thursday, Boris … [Read more...]

Full list of winners at 2014 BET Awards

This year’s BET Awards was held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA on June 29th.Sarkodie was nominated in the Best African act category for the second time but lost to Nigerian singer, Davido.Find the nominees below, with winners in bold.Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Beyoncé … [Read more...]