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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Actor MIKE EZURUONYE Full Biography,Life And News


FULL NAME: Michael Ezuruonye

DATE OF BIRTH: 21st of September, 1982

OCCUPATION: Actor

RELATIONSHIP STATUS: MARRIED

EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND

The versatile actor was born in Lagos
Nigeria on the 21st of September, 1982 and he is the eldest
of 4 siblings. Mike had his earlier education in Taraba state, Federal Government College
Wukari, in the former Gongola State, actual Taraba State And
Archbishop Aggey Memorial Secondary School,
Lagos State.
Northern Nigeria, and later in Lagos.
He had his first degree at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in
Anambra state. Mike has shown interest in acting right from
his elementary primary school days, he was fond of writing
scripts and working behind the camera.

Right from primary school, Michael showed a keen interest
in the world of television. He worked behind the camera
writing scripts on clapper board television.
A good friend of movie producer Jetta Amata, Michael has
always been involved in some capacity in the world of Arts
and Theater despite having studied Accounting.

He was buying fuel at a gas station when he was spotted by
Ruke Amata of the Amata Dynasty and this happy
coincidence set him on tracks to pursue his most cherished
dream of becoming an actor.


CAREER AND LIFE

Unlike many other actors and actresses in Nollywood, Mike
Ezuruonye had his major movie break by chance; he was
spotted by One of Nollywood’s finest movie producers –
Ruke Amata. Amata spotted Mike buying fuel at a filling
station in Lagos but it was movie director- Dickson Iroegbu
that actually game Ezuruonye his first movie break in
“Broken marriage”.

Ezuruonye further rose to stardom when he was featured in
one of the bestselling Nollywood movies- critical decision.
Mike’s rise to stardom was very quick, since he started his
acting career in 2003, he has never looked back. Some of
the most popular Mike Ezuruonye movies include; Endless
passion, Critical decision, Unforeseen, Occultic Kingdom,
and Beyond Reason.
Mike Ezuruonye is one of the premier choices for playing
princely roles in many Nollywood movies.

"Critical Decision" was the huge commercial success that
revealed Micheal's talent home and abroad.
It also made him a household name as well as it established
him on the very select list of the most sought after leading
men in Nollywood.
His shot to fame is the quickest ever observed in the history
of Nollywood by any standards, male and female alike.His
story is sometimes likened to the fairy tale Cinderella.
Though he started his professional career in December
2003, he is today the undisputed most popular leading man
and he never looked back.

To give credit where credit is due, Michael gives accolades
to the people who gave him his break and believed in him
when he still had everything to prove, namely Aquilla
Njamah, Emem Isong, Gabriel Moses and Dickson Iroegbu.
He is ever grateful to the public home and abroad who
adopted him instantly and made him the fastest rising star
in the Nollywood sky. He is devoted to stay worthy of their
following by remaining the hardest working leading man
around.
And last but not least, his eternal gratitude goes to his
loving mother for standing by him all the way.

Mike Ezuruonye son-Reynold was born on October 1st,
2011. Reynold is the first born of the Ezuruonyes, he was
born Canada and he celebrated his first birthday on October
1st 2012, Mike Ezuruonye baby is fondly referred to as
“independence baby” because he shares birthday with
Nigeria’s Independence Day.
The wedding between Mike and Keke Nkechi Nnorom was
one of the classiest in the history of Nollywood, the couple
had met during the shooting of a movie in Abuja and the
union was made official on the 13th of November 2010.
Nkechi, Mike’s wife was a medical psychologist in Canada
before relocating to Nigeria in 2010 and as fate would have.

The popular actor has gained himself a lot of fame and credits in the entertainment industry.
Has won different awards and gotten many huge endorsement deals being ambassador to different brands.
He is now featured in many of the nollywood movies yearly and even he's shown in Yoruba movies making him much of a star actor.
The actor have also produced different movies to his name.

AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENTS
Nollywpod movie awards Best Lead Male—Mike Ezuruonye (Unforgivable) 2014
Yoruba movie awards 2014 Best crossover act - Mike Ezeronye
Best lead Role at the African Movie Academy
Awards in 2008 and 2009.

And many more...
ENDORSEMENTS
Mike signed a multimillion naira endorsement deal with telecom giant GLO in 2010 and his contract was renewed several times after that.

The actor also signed another huge endorsement deal with telecom giant Airtel in 2014 said to be worth millions of naira

RUMORS AND SCANDALS
Looks like the popular actor has managed to stay off scandals.





nigeriacelebrities.blogspot.com,naijagists.com, takemetonaija.com
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Sunday, February 22, 2015

Singer YEMI ALADE Full Biography,Life And News


FULL NAMES: Yemi Eberechi Alade

DATE OF BIRTH: March 13th, 1989

OCCUPATION: SINGER/SONGWRITER

RELATIONSHIP STATUS: NOT STATED

EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND

Born in Abia State to business woman, Helen Alade (Nee Uzoma) and Police officer, James Alade, fast rising Nigerian Pop sensation Yemi Eberechi Alade was the fifth of seven siblings in a household that was filled with music from day one.

Yemi whose dual heritage of South-East Nigeria and South-West Nigeria earned her the moniker of “that Yoruba-Ibo girl��

Yemi Alade is the young undergraduate of University of Lagos studied Geography, who two years ago scaled from 174 position to emerge winner in the maiden edition of Peak Talent Show. She has finally graduated from the university and in this interview with chinyere amaechi says that she will fight on until fame embraces her.
Yemi was educated at Saint Saviours British Primary School, Lagos and then Victory Grammar School, Lagos, before proceeding to the University of Lagos.

In an interview explained in her own words, see below:
"I am Yemi Alade, an artist, performer and I love music. Some say I am a songstress others a diva but in all, I am Yemi Alade.
I was born into a family of seven kids. My mum is from Abia State while my dad hails from Ondo State; hence I see myself as a Yoruba-Ibo girl. I studied Geography at the University of Lagos. I graduated just few weeks ago. So I'm fresh from school and fresh in the market too."

The fifth of seven siblings, Yemi, has four brothers and two sisters. Yemi grew up listening to popular music of the late eighties and early nineties, and began singing in her church choir at the age of twelve and was known to have made melodies from everyday conversations. In her words I have practically lived my life on stage, Yemi was exposed to singing and dancing competitions as a child. She grew up in several Nigerian cities owing to her fathers job description. Yemi was educated at Saint Saviours British Primary School, Lagos and then Victory Grammar School, Lagos, before proceeding to the University of Lagos where she majored and graduated with a BSc in Geography in 2010.

CAREER AND LIFE

Yemi began making music professionally in 2005, then, under the supervision of Bayo Omisore, she went on to win the maiden edition of the Peak Talent Show in 2009.
Her debut single Fimisile featuring eLDee peaked commendably with over ten thousand hits on YouTube in barely a month.
In July 2012 Yemi Alade released GHENGHENLOVE ,produced by the Legendry OJB , which is now a monster Hit and also has a video for the track directed by Gambit Pictures , with the executive director Taiye Aliyu(CEO effyzzie music Group), also in 2013 Bamboo shot by Director Frames . Currently on Youtube in less than one month, Yemi Alade's GhenGhenLove video has 20,000 views and counting. She has also released songs like birthday song and My head O!! Produced by Shadybizniz, Uche Face featuring L.O.S and produced by EL-MCEE, also Bamboo produced by Fliptyce , Faaji Produced by T-Flava, GhenGhenloveRemix Ft Iceprince and Sasha P produced by OJB and Show Me produced by OJB again.


Currently at work on her yet to be titled debut album, she has made the rounds in the industry; performing on over one hundred stages across Nigeria, featuring on tracks with major acts such as Dipp, IcePrince, ELDee, M.I, Sauce Kid, Shank, Sir Shina Peters, Waje, Wizkid, Yemi Sax, to mention a few, plus working with big and budding music producers; OJB Jezreel, ELDee, E. Kelly, IBK, MajorOne, SizzlePro, DJ Klem, Bigfoot, Shadybizniz, Dtunes, Nomoreloss World renowned South African producer; Garth, and Flip Tyce.
Yemi Alade is signed to Effyzzie Music Group as at 2013 and she also dropped another hit single same year titled Johnny (prod by Selebobo) which made a lot of waves a lot in 2013/2014.

In her words she explained how one of her singles JOHNNY gave her more fan and likes in Nigerian and outside Nigeria.
"“So who is Johnny, Yemi Alade?” “Is there a Johnny in your Life?” “have you found Johnny?” These are just a few questions I’ve been getting from curious fans and radio presenters; the story doesn’t end there though.
A little less than 6 weeks ago, Effyzzie music Group (the record label I am signed to) and I,went on a nation wide media tour to promote my new singles “birthday song and happy people (my head oh)”. The first point of call from Lagos was Port Harcourt,and that was only after 10 days of non stop radio interviews in Lagos and not to forget the 100 cakes spree we embarked on .We had given our 50th cake to Hip TV and 51st to an orphanage in Ilupeju.

Everyone who wanted a cake got one, especially celebrants. Other states felt the cake-invasion one after the other. People loved them and they started calling me the cake fairy."

AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENTS
She has been nominated for different awards and also won awards like; NEA awards and others.

ENDORSEMENTS-
Tthe singer currently has no endorsement deal yet as at 2014

RUMORS AND SCANDALS
the singer currently has no real scandal..

she was rumored to have been dating a popular actor Alex ekubo because they are always together but they both denied it.

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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Singer DAMMY KRANE Full Biography,Life And News


FULL NAME: Oyindamola Johnson Emmanuel

DATE OF BIRTH: 10 of Dec. 1993.

OCCUPATION: SINGER: Fuji Pop, Afro Pop

RELATIONSHIP STATUS: NOT MARRIED

EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND

Dammy Krane was born to an Oluwakemi Osodi (who was a
manager in the fuji music industry at the time). The apple
doesn’t fall far from the tree as Dammy began cultivating
his knack for musical expression at an early age of six,
singing in his church’s children’s choir. Dammy grew up
listening to the likes of legendary Fela and Femi Kuti,
Lagbaja, King Sunny Ade . He is also influenced by the
sounds of modern greats like 2Face , And D’Banj.
Starting music at age 6, joined the children’s choir
and ministered in various churches.

He started singing when he was six, joined the toddlers’ choir in
church when he was only eight. He was doing back up songs
and dancing for other artistes at the age of 11.

His parent were not supportive of his choice of choosing music over academics; besides, he had not seen his mum
for 10 years until 2013.
She lives in the United States of America
where she is an event manager and manager to some Fuji
artistes. He is from a polygamous family, the only child of
his mum but he was brought up by his grandmother.

When he was in Redeemers University, he
was a local champion there. He used to do a lot of free styling
and collabos. He had a song ‘Uni Girls’ that was popular in a
lot of universities. It was a Fuji pop song. The buzz created
by the music got him a job as the face of Dynamix
magazine.

His university Redeemers uni don’t support entertainment and that was why he left school. He
had to leave so that he won’t be rusticated. Everybody in
school loved him and he was in his first year studying
microbiology. He even ran away from home, though he came
back. He was then living and working in different studios which is
what you would classify as a studio rat. Leaving school was
a risk he had to take and he hope to go back someday to study
business management this time around.

CAREER AND LIFE

In his first days in university in 2010, Dammy decided to
take his “hobby” a little more serious and surprise the
industry with his ability to merge all genres of music.
Dammy’s efforts have not gone unnoticed by industry
watchers. He was nominated for Dynamix Awards
2010-Rookie of The Year, Encomium Top-Ten Most
Promising Acts and Peak Awards 2011-Next Rated Artiste back then.

In 2012, there was a party at a
hotel in Victoria Island where a number of artistes were
invited. One of his friends Iyad, a white guy was also invited
so he took him along. Iyad later invited him over to a corner
where he sat with Tuface. And Tuface mentioned that he had
listened to some of the collabos he did with other artistes and
also watched one of his performances. He then asked if he
was signed on to any label. And Of course he was not and Tuface
signed me unto Hypertek Records.

His first song, ‘My dear. brought him to limelight in 2012 That song was
inspired by the fact that he had been doing a lot of collabos
and people were asking for a single and he actually released released a bangs for then after getting on hypertek records.
He calls his type of music the 21st century music and it’s a fusion of Fuji, hip hop
and R&B. Some people call it concoction music but je don’t
mind.
The singer does not believe in competition in the industry so he doesnt even think about it. He
believes that once you are in the industry, your focus should
be how to make yourself relevant. His success in a short
while can only be attributed to God, His family and his fans.(according to him).

Dammy continued releasing a lot of club bangers since his major break in the industry which has increased his fan base a lot making him a well loved artist.
Dammy have been involved in music with bigger stars in the industry Wizkid, Davido And Many more others.
He released his debut album in 2014 an album which features one of his most loved songs ever "Amin" the song was quite well accepted in 2014/2015.

Dammy krane also mentioned never in his life will he get a tattoo and even revealed he doesn't drink nor smoke a revelation which amazed a lot of fans
Dammy krane might have been confirmed to be involved in a romance relationship with co singer Cynthia Morgan after they shared a compromising picture of themselves online in 2014

AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENTS
Rookie of the year awards by headies 2012
Nomination for next rated award at headies and also won many more awards.

ENDORSEMENTs
Dammy Krane became Digifon’s 1st African Brand
Evangelizer, the pioneer wireless technology solution
provider deal said to be worth millions of naira.

RUMORS AND SCANDALS

Dammy Krane was rumored to have been dating Ghanaian star actress Yvonne Nelson which they later debunked the rumor.
Except from those dammy krane has no public scandal


Dammy and mother

Dammy and 2face


SOURCES: Bellanaija.com Punching.com, Wikipedia. org Takemetonaija.com
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Singer ASA Full Biography,Life And News


FULL NAME: Bukola Elemide

DATE OF BIRTH: 17 September 1982

OCCUPATION: Singer,Song Writer: SOUL/POP

RELATIONSHIP STATUS: NOT MARRIED

EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND

Born Bukola Elemide, Aṣa was born in Paris, France to her Nigerian parents. Her family returned to live in Nigeria when she was two. Aṣa grew up in Alagbole, a border town in Ogun state near Lagos, in the south-western part of Nigeria. Twenty years later, Aṣa returned to Paris where her life as an artist took off.
Aṣa was the only female child in the family and had three brothers. At a tender age she began to look after the house during her parents' frequent absences. This is when Aṣa started to sing. Over the years her father had built up a fine collection of records featuring soul classics and Nigerian music, including Marvin Gaye, Fela Kuti, Bob Marley, Aretha Franklin, King Sunny Adé, Ebenezer Obey and Lagbaja and Asa went on to draw inspiration from them.

Asa grew up in Lagos, a city teeming with people and buzzing with energy but also home to a deep-rooted spirituality. Islam thrives shoulder to shoulder with Christianity in an atmosphere of tolerance, the young imitate America, and the turbulent city moves endlessly in an infernal and yet harmonious ballet of love and hate, laughter and violence, poverty and wealth.

“Lagos is the New York of Nigeria. If you want to get anywhere in music, that’s where you’ll find the best opportunities, as well as the worst pitfalls.”

Whenever Asa came home from school in Nigeria, she discovered musical acts like Erykah Badu, D'Angelo, Raphael Saadiq, Lauryn Hill, Femi Kuti and Angélique Kidjo. This was while she was in pursuit of educational excellence, and these musical acts are whose footprints she dreamed of following.

Asa was a lonely child. The family, her brothers, Africa….and yet: she didn’t fit into the usual clichés and was often sad, feeling out of place in childhood, even more so in the world of adolescence. She was different, and music became an escape route as well as a
daydream. Asa would sometimes go to the park with her bothers to sing and dance, but more often took refuge in an imaginary universe that was her’s alone. Decked out in a wig borrowed from the maternal treasure chest, a tube of cream serving as her mike, revelling in the freedom of no one watching her, she sang Michael Jackson and Bob Marley hits and greeted an imaginary crowd…

IN HER WORDS SHE MENTIONED A FEW IN HER INTERVIEW:
“I was a tomboy and when I was a teenager I became very shy because people made fun of me…in my own way, I was already attracting attention! I got in the habit of never doing anything like everyone else. People didn’t understand my low-pitched deep voice, the choirs didn’t want anything to do with me. I had to get to church first if I was to have any chance of getting near the mic!”

Asa fought back. Against rejection, against the ups and downs of a life where, to achieve what people call happiness, she had to sacrifice everything. She was twelve when her mother sent her to one of the best schools in the country. But educational excellence had a bitter taste: five years of studies and hardship. When she came home, she discovered Erika Badu, D’Angelo, Rafaël Saadiq, Lauryn Hill, Femi Kuti and Angélique Kidjo, in whose footprints she dreamt
of following. At 18, Asa was very familiar with frustration. The university was on strike, the choirs were snubbing her. Nevertheless, she managed to get her voice heard on a few radio talent shows and her first applause brought her boundless pleasure. She then signed up, in secret, for the Peter King’s School of Music and learnt to play the guitar in 6 months.

CAREER AND LIFE

In 2004 Aṣa met her manager and friend, Janet, who introduced her to Cobhams Emmanuel Asuquo, who in turn became her musical partner and producer.

Asa finally returned to Paris. This was her chance to test out her talent on the French musical scene, playing with artists such as the Nubians, Manu Dibango, Doctor L and Tony Allen. In the meantime, back in Nigeria, her first single, Eyé Adaba, then Jailer, were beginning to get airtime. MTV chose her as the ambassador for South Africa, her popularity was growing and, when she went back, she opened for Akon, John Legend, Beyoncé and Snoop Dogg amongst others.

Asa soon signed to the Naïve label. Partnered by Cobhams, and with the new involvement of Christophe Dupouy, she produced a magnificent eponymous album: the music’s grace reflects its tempo, humour is never far from emotion, the melodies are unstoppable, the young singer’s voice and energy testify to her enormous talent. The flautist Magic Malik is also featured, shedding his light on the eleven tracks, where the almost magical simplicity of the way the melodies get under your skin should not hide the richness of the arrangements: elegant strings, perfectly placed drums and percussion, guitar — her favourite instrument — along with the Hammond organ playing the field between funk and soul. R&b rubs up against pop, with reggae also making an appearance on Fire On The Mountain, the first track released from the album, an impertinent and barely-disguised metaphor for an ignorant and indifferent world. Anyone who refuses to pay attention to the sparks will have no choice but to run when the fire breaks out. The fire, it’s the conflicts we neglect because there is no oil at stake, but it’s also the paedophiles, domestic violence and poverty on your doorstep, and so on. Asa expresses her bittersweet point of view on the realities that move her in different forms, from daydream to nose-thumbing to SOS. Her aim is, of course, to transmit positive values, but also to put words to the things that hurt: Jailer, another highlight of the album, reinterprets the old adage
“you reap what you sow”. This emblematic song with its irresistible refrain opens the album by denouncing modern slavery in all its forms. Asa combines these committed pieces with messages of hope: Eye Adaba (dove in Yoruba) where her voice takes on a fragile air to echo the acoustic guitar, 360, Peace, No One Knows… So Beautiful, a vibrant homage to her mother, Subway and Bi’Banke which take an original and insightful approach to love, full of
strength and sensitivity. Sensuality intertwines with spirituality, rebellion with wisdom, on an inspired and optimistic first album. Highly personal and totally universal, Asa’s music will undoubtedly cross all frontiers, not just geographical, but also those of the heart and soul.

Back in Nigeria, her first single, "Eyé Adaba," then "Jailer," were beginning to get airtime. Aṣa soon signed to Naïve Records. Partnered with Cobhams, and with the new involvement of Christophe Dupouy, she produced her first album, Aṣa. The release of the album saw Aṣa win the prestigious French Constantin Award in 2008, where she was voted best fresh talent of 10 singers or groups by a jury of 19 music-industry specialists in Paris.

Her second album, Beautiful Imperfection, was released on 25 October 2010. The lead single from Beautiful Imperfection is titled "Be My Man" and was released in late September. A video for the song was released in mid-October. She also performed with Féfé at the Sydney Festival in 2011.

Asa is an artist who is much more based in Paris than her country Nigeria, she was accused of being gay in 2012 as she was even charged with Lesbianism in the court even though she denied not being gay. The controversies arose when she said she has nothing against Lesbianism in which she haven't been seen with a boyfriend or a male lover of any sort which made people jumped into that conclusion.
In 2014 Asa released a new album "BED OF STONE" which didn't do well like others have done. She also mentioned she finally found the love of her life and she also didn't reveal if it is a male or female.

AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENTS
2008: Prix Constantin
2011: French Music Awards Victoires de la Musique nomination for 'Female Artist of the Year
Recording of the year- Bibanke by Asa Headies 2008
Headies Awards Album of the year – Asa 2008
Won Headies Next Rated Award- Asa 2006

And many more...

ENDORSEMENTS
Asa was said to have signed a multimillion naira endorsement deal with GTBank after recording an official single for them

RUMORS/SCANDALS
Was said to be a Lesbian which she later denied




SOURCES: Wikipedia.org,mypenmypaper.wordpress.com,Takemetonaija.com
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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Singer 9ICE Full Biography Life And News


FULL NAME: Alexander Abolore Adegbola Adigun Alapomeji Ajifolajifaola

DATE OF BIRTH: (17 January 1980)

OCCUPATION: Singer-songwriter, instrumentalist

RELATIONSHIP STATUS: NOT MARRIED

EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND

9ice attended Abule Okuta Primary School and CMS Grammar School, and dropped out from his Law course at the Lagos State University to concentrate on music. He grew up in a polygamous home of five wives and nine children. His parents found about his singing career a year after it started around 2000. Before then, 9ice wrote his own songs dating back to when he was just 14 years old. It is worth noting that as a big fan of Pasuma Wonder, he kick-started his singing career with Fuji music. He derives his inspiration from his environment, and music from the likes of Ebenezer Obey, King Sunny Adé, Tatalo Alamu, Late Alhaji Ayinla Omowura, Late Alhaji Haruna Ishola.

After recording his first demo, 9ice joined a group called Mysterious Boys with whom he did a couple of tracks before going on to form his own, now defunct, group Abinibi. Having recorded his first demo titled Risi De Alagbaja in 1996 and his first solo song, Little Money in 2000, 9ice had to wait till 2005 before himself and his music started gaining recognition in the Nigerian music market.

CAREER AND LIFE

The first major break for 9ice came from his first single title Little Money and not long after then he did collaborations with different Nigerian artist that immediately prompted the release of another hit single title Ganja Man. Id.Cabasa produced Ganja Man which was released with other songs in March 2006. The reggae tone and playful style of the song made it an instant hit. 9ICE released different kinds of hit songs in his first album made by him and his producer I.D cabasa, the biggest hit among the songs in the album was GONGO ASO which was one of the biggest single of the year in 2007 after winning multiple awards with same song same year.
9ice first album did so well which brings about the songs like Little Money, Ganja Man, Make Dem Talk and Music Daddy. Gongo Aso' which became the title of his second album. In that effort, 9ice recorded songs covering success, originality, partying and women, as well as themes on the institution of marriage and gratitude.
It got to the media that the star singer left the record label "CODED TUNES" which brought him to stardom which belongs to I.D cabasa but after 9ice departure it was said they both had a fight for a longtime before they later made it known they are doing cool saying the've moved on.

9ice earned himself a position among the top reigning musicians ever in the industry as he always give his fans multiple hits since his break into the industry which actually has got him a lot of reputation and more fans.
He later found his own record company and release all other album under his label ALapomeji Records.

Since late 2007 9ice has featured prominently across Nigerian campuses in the Soundcity/MTN Campus Blast tours, Mandela's 90th birthday in London (Hyde Park), Lets Go There Tour With Ariya Entertainment in NY, LA, Chicago, Houston, Maryland 2008, Star Mega Jam 2007 – 2010, London Troxy 2008, 2010. 9ice performed at the Nelson Mandela 90th Birthday Tribute concert (singing "Gongo Aso") in London on 27 June 2008.[1] All these shows and concerts were sold-out events. He also headlined sold out shows in the Netherlands and Malaysia in October 2010 to mark his country's 50 years independence anniversary. 2010 was also the year which 9ice embarked on a European tour covering some parts of Italy, Spain and Switzerland. 9ice also performed live in Cyprus at Lions garden where many if not all the Nigerian students where in attendance.

9ice is known for his use of the Yoruba language in his music, but mixes the Yoruba proverbs with English, broken English, Hausa and Ibo sometimes. 9ice compares himself to Youssou N'Dour who has won a couple of Grammy with music recorded in his mother tongue, and Yvonne Chaka-Chaka whose music has also embraced her language. He has been quoted as saying "English language has been imposed on us but God graciously gave Yoruba language to us.

Singer 9ice was married to Tony Payne a marriage which later came to an end in 2010 after it was figured she was involved in infidelity.
It was revealled that the couple broke up because 9ice heard that Tony had dated lots of people in the music industry without telling him. A source in the music industry revealed that before their marriage, Tony dated quite a number of prominent musicians and one particular producer but failed to tell 9ice. Unknown to 9ice she had also dated some of his friends too and it was not until after a year into the marriage he discovered. The incident led to constant arguments and eventually ended their marriage.

In 2014 9ice said he was quitting music for politics he went for the House Of Reps but he was defeated in the primaries even though he had a lot of supports from fans and lovers.

AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENTS

MOBO Best African Act 2008
Nigerian Music Awards Best Act 2008
Nigerian Entertainment Awards Most Indigenous Act 2007
Nigerian Entertainment Awards Best Act 2008
Future Awards
MTV Base Best Hiphop Act 2008
LTv/Eko Fm Awards

Hiphop World Awards Artiste of the Year – 2009
Hiphop World Awards Best Song 2009
Dynamix Awards Most Promising act 2007
Dynamix Awards Best Song of The Year 2008
Gbedu Awards 2008
City People's Award 2009
And more......

ENDORSEMENTS
UN Youth Ambassador
Lagos State Environmental Ambassador
46664 Nelson Mandela Charity Organization Ambassador
Global Public Health Ambassador to Society for Family Health

RUMORS AND SCANDALS
A video showing the singer involved in a street fight surfaced online during his campaign to become a rep.

He was said to have once collected money to perform in a show in Dublin but he failed to show up and other issues like that was said to have been attached to him 2010



SOURCES: Wikipedia.org, Takemetonaija.com
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Monday, February 16, 2015

Singer MAY D Full Biography,Life And News


FULL NAMES: Mayokun Awodumila.

DATE OF BIRTH: (unknown for now)

OCCUPATION: Singer: Pop/RnB

RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Not Married

EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND

Mayokun Awodumi la(May D) was born in Lagos, Nigeria to a family of seven (5 boys).
He hails from Ekiti State Nigeria.

A University of Lagos Mass Communication graduate, May D's romance with music started with him watching Micheal Jackson as a kid and later grew with his frequent mime performances while he was in King's College Lagos.

He started building his career as a member of a dance and singing duo called “Just Us” in secondary school. Whilst still a student at University of Lagos and after his partner relocated to the UK, he continued developing his art; recording songs, performing at shows until he got a big break, getting signed on to Square Records.

While he was in Just Us, he used to sing and put their songs out on the radio. Then, they were just doing it for the fun of it. Their friends would call them and tell them they heard your song on the radio and they’d be so excited.

It was fun to them because they were really young. At some point, Ope left to London to further his education and he went to Unilag where I he some guys who noticed him and offered to help his career. The studio was somewhere around the campus. He was there for about two years just making songs but they never put it out. One day he left those guys and started doing his own thing; putting his songs on CD, sharing it to people and that was how he met Alaye when he performed at the “2Face and Friends Tour with MTN” in Unilag.

CAREER AND LIFE

It was gathered that May D was signed to Square Records in the year 2011/2012 and has released few hit tracks under the label including ‘Ile Ijo’, ‘Soundtrack’ that went viral, and the remix he did with Akon and P-Square 'Chop My Money'.

May D released another single SO MANY TINZ in February 2013 with the video released a couple of months later. It was themed after the popular American movie Django Unchained.
May D collaborated with MAFIKIZOLO, a South African based duo signed to KALAWA RECORDS, on one of their more popular songs HAPPINESS off their 2013 Album REUNITED. He is also featured on DJXclusive’s 2013 hit single ‘NO TIME’ which also has Tillaman and Skales on the song.

His debut album titled CHAPTER ONE was released on May 10th, 2013. The album, which has 20 songs, has been well received. A concert for the album release was held in Abuja on the 26th of May, 2013 at the Thisday Dome. The launch was supported by Davido, Reminisce, Olamide, Iyanya amongst others. There are ongoing plans to have a concert for May D in Lagos sometime in 2013.

May D has performed in different parts of the world. Some of these places include Cyprus, London, Paris, Congo, South Africa, Cameroun and Cotonou to name a few places.

But another source says he has been working with the popular duo secretly for about 4years until the final split between them in the year 2013 after Square records unexpectedly release a statement showing that he is off the record label in which he doesn't even know until he saw the press report online which according to him he was really freaked out and amazed.

According to the 'Ile Ijo' crooner, he woke up to hear that he is no more officially with the label.

No one really knows the relation between Paul and Peter Okoye and Mr. May D, but that Akinmayokun Awodumila is the first signed recording artist to the Square Records label. Ever since the signing of May D, fans have grown to love the Afropop singer and his swaggerific dance moves displayed in the 'Ile Ijo music video.

The breaking news about May D departing Square records, came days after the Okoye's buried their late mother, Mrs. Okoye on the 2nd of August 2012.

According to Jude 'Engees Okoye, the CEO of Square Records/Northside Entertainment, the reason for dropping May D from the record label is due to "irreconcilable differences".
Further more, to investigate the depth of the situation, Nigeria Music Networkobserved that May D's YouTube Channel (OfficialMayD) has been closed down and all music videos disabled on the platform.

May D, who was initially scheduled to perform at the LoveAfroBeats festivalin London alongside P-Square and Wande Coal, was missing in action.
Well, the star singer Davido was also said to be involved in the break between this partners as it was reported that Davido really want singer May d on his record label HKN which lead to him paying for May d's popular music video instead of his record label paying.


Mr May D had a huge success in his career within 2012/13 with release of hit singles like Ile Ijo,Many Things,Gat Me High and more...

In 2013/2014, he launched his own record label Confam entertainment after he was removed from Square records and he has since then been proving himself to do better than before.. He was featured by a South African music group Mafikizolo and featured in more other hit singles..
He was reported to have gotten himself a huge mansion same year all together.

Well, year 2014 has been said by fans to be a bad one for star as he failed to release much hit singles as expected of him.

He was said to have acquired a brand new car.. And was also confirmed he has a son

AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENTS

May D won the award for Best Collaboration at the 2014 edition

1. May D with Soundtrack wonBest RnB Single in 2012 Headies Awards

He has won more awards and also nominated in many awards..

ENDORSEMENT

Has no popular endorsement deal yet..

SCANDALS AND RUMORS

Was said to have drank to stupor in a popular club in lagos.. After photos trend the internet.

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Saturday, February 14, 2015

OFFICIAL: Ten Most Famous People In Nigeria 2015.

T.I.N MAGAZINE (www.takemetonaija.com) Has taken its time to compile and publish an official list of 10 most famous People in Nigeria as of year 2015 after few weeks of thorough research.
These ratings were made according to the level of fame each of them has got.

10) FUNKE AKINDELE


Funke Akindele is a very famous actress in the nation presently, primarily a Yoruba movie actress and also show in some nollywood movies making her active at both sides. The actress can be said to be the most popular face in the Yoruba movie industry as she appears in most of their hit movies and also
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
Funke can be said to be one of the most popular faces in the Nigeria entertainment industry as she is being featured in many adverts so also Funke appears in most billboards you see all around Nigeria even people who aren't Yoruba movie lovers see her face on billboards and in most TV adverts, she is well known by many children and at least 70% of the Yoruba people know whom she is. Even when asked people of other tribes to mention one Yoruba movie star the actress's name is what is mentioned meaning if the name Funke Akindele is being mentioned in the hears of most Nigerians it sure must sound familiar, or her face is being shown to them it will definitely look familiar making her a well known person by many Nigerians and she's always controversial in the media.
She's earned the no.10 spot on the list.

9) MIKEL OBI


Mikel Obi a star football player has been listed the 9th most famous person on this list, the popular player can be said to be the most famous footballer in the country presently.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
Mikel is much well known by many Nigerians as football in the country is very well appreciated by many, mostly the males. We noticed starting from age 10 and above Nigerian football fans know whom Mikel is even though he is not well known to the females that are not football fans but still some females who are not football fan still know the name "Mikel Obi". We discovered many old ones still watch football in Nigeria in which he is quite known to all of them, and no male adult/youth football fan or not would say he does not know the popular player.
Mikel obi is signed to one of the most famous football clubs in the world, even though many Nigerians still dis him for not performing as expected. The player is also in the NFF first eleven squad the "super eagles" which has also added to the boost in his fame.
He's earned the no 9 spot on this list.


8)MERCY JOHNSON


Another popular actress Mercy Johnson has been featured to be the 8th on the list, She is a very well known Nollywood Actress and can be said to be one of the most popular faces in Nollywood as she is being featured in many of their movies.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
Her name is a really huge contribution to her fame in the nation we noticed the name "MERCY JOHNSON" is well known than the face behind it. We discovered the combination of the two names sound more interesting to be known and noted. Nollywood movies are being watched by most Nigerian entertainment lovers in which she do show in many of them than other actresses as of present. So, many Nigerians know what she does. Mercy can also be said to be a very well known personality by many Nigerian Youths due to her figure as she is been mentioned and appreciated in some conversations they make.
In our research it was discovered mercy Johnson is well known than controversial Nollywood Queens Genevieve Nnaji and Omotola Jalade and even the ever controversial actress Tonto Dikeh . In conclusion Mercy Johnson is known by most Nigerian Youths and adults even though she is not well known by most Nigerian kids few of them know whom she is.

7)DAVIDO


The popular Nigerian music star has got himself a national fame just within 4years of entering the entertainment phase of Nigeria. He is well known by many as a singer.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
Davido has beaten the likes of Psquare, Dbanj And 2face those who could be said to be the biggest names in the music industry. In our research it was quiet noticed that the singer is being known by many kids so also not any Nigerian youth would say the name and face is not familiar as music in Nigeria is also appreciated a lot. Even many adults who are not fan of hiphop music knows that name belongs to a Nigerian celebrity even though not most of them, Meaning he is well known by almost every tribe in Nigeria as hiphop music is now a big thing in the nation. Not to mention that the Singer's official twitter page has over a million followers making him the second most followed Nigerian on Twitter and also he is well known by many Nigerians outside the country. And his face is quite a popular one in Nigeria presently as he's being featured in Billboard adverts and many TV ads.
The singer often mention his name in many of his popular songs making the name a familiar one to people.
He's earned the 7th position on this list.


6)WIZKID


Well, just like his mate in the music industry Davido whom we mentioned earlier,Wizkid also made our list hitting the no.6 position as he can be said to be the most famous Nigerian musician in the nation presently.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
Wizkid have also beaten the likes of music legends like D'banj 2face, Psquare and others as he is known by many Hip hop music lovers and even non Hip hop music lovers in the nation.
Almost every kid in the country knows whom Wizkid is and what he does and most of them know his name. He is quiet known by almost all the Nigerian youths presently and his name is quiet known by many adults too.
The singer has managed to get himself known to almost all the tribes in Nigeria including the Yorubas,Hausas And the Igbos.
His music is being listened to in almost every part of the country.
Even the non Hip hop fans know there is a "worldly nigerian singer named Wizkid" as many pastors even preach with the name in various churches.
If asked many Nigerian adults out there to mention a Reigning Nigerian singer of our time his name would sure be mentioned.
We discovered the mentioning of his name in most songs of his has gained him more attention and his continuous release of hit songs making him active in the industry for the last 5years has helped him also, In addition his face is sure a very popular one in Nigeria presently as he is being featured in many TV adverts and Billboard adverts too. And not to mention he is the most followed Nigerian on Twitter with over a million followers.

5) PASTOR E.A ADEBOYE


It is quite obvious Nigeria is one of the most religious countries in the world, Mainly filled up with Christians(over 80million and Moslems (over 80million) and Pastor E.a Adeboye being the G.O of the biggest Ministry (Redeemed Christian Church Of God) has made him the most famous Man Of God in the nation.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
Barely would you see a Christian either religious or not who doesn't know whom Adeboye is, even many Moslems in the country know he is a popular Christian man of God.
Its been noticed a lot of elderly ones know him as a respected man of God, we also know every Christian adult knows whom he is and so does the youths
Adeboye is not quiet known by many kids but the level at which he is known by the old ones, the youths and the adults is quite high as his words are always taken serious by many Nigerians.
Even many people think he is the founder of RCCG in which he is actually not, but he has been the G.O of the church worldwide for quite a longtime this added a lot ti the level of his fame.

4)OBASANJO


The ex president Olusegun Obasanjo has been concluded to be the 4th most famous person in the country presently by. The popular politician is well known by many Nigerians in and outside the country.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
The name "OBASANJO" is a thing that we noticed almost every living Nigerian knows and even the face behind it. Its been concluded that Most Nigerians starting from the age of 15 upward know whom Obasanjo is, even most people don't know his full name but he is quite known to be called Obasanjo and OBJ.
The ex president is well known by many old ones and not any adult would say the name or face is not familiar almost all the youths know him too meaning all the tribes in the country knows Obasanjo was a leader for a longtime.
Obasanjo has ruled the nation for 12 years, 4years as a military head of state and 8years as a civilian making him the only one who has lead the nation for a long period like that which has made him known to many generations.
Even while he was the president he was very controversial many critics and praises to his name.
And even after leaving the post he still remains controversial and always taken serious by many.

3)DANGOTE


Dangote has been one hell of a huge name in the country for a longtime now. It has been concluded that Aliko Dangote is surely the 3rd most famous person in the nation presently.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
For a long time Aliko Dangote has been known to be the richest man in Nigeria the man who presently is the richest man in Africa too.
Many old ones know there is a Nigerian man named Dangote who is the wealthiest man in the country. His position as the no.1 wealthiest man in the country has never been challenged before, Many adults know him, not to mention the youths who pray to be richer than him one day.
Even if a person doesn't know him for his reputation his name sure must sound or look familiar to them as his name is what is always written on all his products; cements, sugar, salt,flour and many more..
Many kids do not know him for his reputation but most of them know; Dangote sugar, Dangote salt and more because it can be easily read at the back of each product belonging to him.
We discovered he is quite known by almost all the tribes in the country.

2)BOKO HARAM


Yes! we know Boko Haram not to be a particular person, but we consider them a body acting as one so they've got to be here, Surely with no doubts we all know Boko Haram has got itself quite a fame in the nation in a very short period of time.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
Boko Haram which is known to be the most wicked and monstrous terrorist group to ever exist in Nigeria is quite known by almost every living Nigerian. The terrorist group got themselves a lot of attention since 2011 after hitting the country with many bomb blasts killing hundreds in which they never seize to have a pause they kept terrorizing the nation taking innocent lives for no actual reason(s).
In a new discovery we quite noticed the words "BOKO HARAM" is being mentioned by tens of millions Nigerians every single day. Some mention the name to crack jokes while some make it the centre of discussion.
Boko Haram is a very feared criticized group by many Nigerians.
It was noticed Nigerians from the age of 10 above has the the knowledge or little knowledge of what Boko Haram does.
Many Nigerians want this Islamic group extinguished from the nation but they've kept up the terrorism acts ever since they started as all abilities of the federal government has failed now they have killed thousands of Nigerians and still at large so they are quite feared and known in every part of the country even though most of their killings is in the North.
They 've earned the no.2 position on the list.

1)GOODLUCK JONATHAN


Finally, we have the most famous person in Nigeria here, a man who is quite known to be the president of the nation presently. President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
He is one of the most famous Nigerian president ever. The man who has lead the country for almost six years is quite well known by many Old ones as he has always remained controversial. No single adult in the country would say he or she doesn't know the name and the face of the president. And he is also quite known by the Youths as many of them even dislike him most especially the students.
And speaking of the kids, we quite notice kids from the age of 4 and above know whom president Jonathan is as they are all being taught in their various schools and his face is also a very popular one on posters and TV stations.
We discovered the president have been getting much attention right since the time of being vice president to late ex president Musa Yar'adua as his name "Goodluck" was admired and cherished by many Nigerians and when he became the president the name became what many Nigerian parents now name their new born babies because the name is quite attractive.
After becoming the president, his name became what most Nigerians were shouting when he increased the oil price in 2012, many protests were made against him.
And the heavy reign of insurgency started during his tenure making some Nigerians think his name is quite an opposite one to Nigeria as a whole, the president remains controversial and badly talked about as he failed to fulfil most of the promises he made during his campaign.
Some even believes he is the worst Nigerian president ever even though the president has done his best.
But the president still have his lovers and supporters across the country.
Goodluck can be quite concluded to be known by almost every living Nigerian on the planet earth as of the moment.

OTHER PEOPLE WHO MADE THE LIST AFTER THE TOP TEN ARE; Jay Jay Okocha,D'banj,Psquare,Tonto Dikeh, Omotola Jalade,Sanni Abacha,Wole Soyinka.

NOTE: This list is not based on anybody's opinion it is a list made after many researches and getting views from various Nigerians.
TIN MAGAZINE(www.takemetonaija.com) released this list for the year 2015 it is not an all time listing the ratings might change in next year's listing.
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Thursday, February 12, 2015

More About Rapper OLAMIDE Biography LIfe And News

               PROFILE
FULL NAMES:  Olamide Adedeji

DATE OF BIRTH: March 15, 1989

OCCUPATION:     Rapper,Singer

MARITAL STATUS: Not Married








 INTRODUCTON
Olamide is a very popular Nigerian musician; Rapper and singer, came in the music industry in 2010 and since then built a huge brand for himself in the Nigeria music industry. Olamide is the CEO of YBNL records and he is one of the most consistent Nigerian musician ever.

EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND

Olamide was born in Bariga, Lagos State. He started his career at a tender age. Roughly a year into his professional music career, Olamide became a household name. Eni Duro, armed with only his pen and paper, the 300 level mass communication part-time student of Tai Solarin University then in 2011 released what was without a doubt an outstanding debut album,titled RapSoDi. Olamide’s 1st album contained 16 tracks. Sometime in 2000, Olamide decided he would like to pursue a career in music. When asked why music, the fast rising Rap Artiste said “I found out I was gifted in it so I had to explore it, it’s my life, my hustle, my world”. In 2010, fresh faced Olamide performed on arguably the biggest stage in the Nigerian Music scene; “The Hip Hop World Awards”


CAREER AND LIFE

Olamide's road to fame is one for the history books, this time some years back he was a regular kid growing up in the Heart of Lagos Mainland; Bariga. Even though Olamide insisted he is still that Bariga boy a lot has changed in his life. He was signed onto ID Cabasa’s Coded Tunez Record label and was managed by Industry's heavy weight, Toni Payne.[1] Earlier 2012 he left coded tunez and started his own record label 'YBNL Nation'[3] where he released two of his three albums.
2011:Rapsodi

Olamide's debut album Rapsodi was released in 2011, yielding several singles, with "Eni Duro" as the lead single. This proved to be his breakthrough single. Olamide's debut offering led to collaborations with other artists, including Wizkid, ID Cabasa, 9ice, Reminisce, and D'banj, among others. Olamide's lead single "Eni Duro" made the top chart of requests on radio stations.[citation needed]
2012:YBNL


Olamide's second studio album YBNL was released in November 2012. It features guest appearances from Davido, Tiwa Savage, KaySwitch, Dammy Krane, Reminisce, Samklef, Buckwylla, Minus 2, and Base One. The album was supported by the songs "Money", "Owotabua", "Fucking with the Devil", "Fuji House", "Voice of the Streets", "Ilefo Illuminati", and "Street Love", among others. Olamide's second studio offering showcases him as an artiste who has grown to understand his market, and does not hold back in his bid to satisfy the needs of his fans. YBNL was produced by Tyrone, Samklef, 2 Kriss, Pheelz and ID Cabasa.

In 2012/2013 olamide released a hit single titled FIRST OF ALL this single really boosted his career and the sale of his latest album as at 2012. he later then in 2013 finished it off with more hit songs mostly songs for the street which increased his levels from being a yoruba rapper to a real naija rapper. after releasing singles like YEMI MY LOVER, TURN UP, DURO SOKE and etc.

In 2014 olamide kept hitting the street with more songs like Story for the Gods, Awon Goons MI, snd more y ..After much success in most of his songs.
He once performed for the people in lagos for free showing a true sign of being belonged to the street. He olamide is loved by the guys. And also 2014 might be one of his biggest years ever after having a huge connection with the current Ekiti state governor as at 2014 Gov Fayemi after using one of olamide's single slang duro soke for his campaign which made him the governor's favorite artiste that year he goes to most events involved in the governor's campaign.

Olamide still lives in the street in lagos unlike his mates pushing themselves into big estates in lagos. He called his house he lives in bariga his own crib and estate.
He is said to be the biggest Nigerian indigenous ever. He is been respected and looked up by artiste who admires what he does and wanna be like him. e.g phyno and others.
he has crush on female celebrities like tonto dikeh and others.
He also admires one of the Nigeria biggest artiste of all time Dbanj he is been called his boy.

AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENTS

3 The Headies 2013 Song of the Year "Durosoke" Nominate
Artiste of the Year Nominated
Lyricist on the roll Voice Of The Streets Nominated
Best Rap Album YBNL Won
Best Rap Single "Durosoke" Won
Best Street Hip-Hop Artiste Won
Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Album of the Year YBNL
and many more awards.

ENDORSEMENTS-
Signed a multi million naira deal with Surebet in 2015
Signed a multimillion naira deal with telecommuniction company Etisalat in 2013.
and he also an ambassador of many other companies like CIROC and more.....

RUMORS AND SCANDALS

He has had beefs with various celebrities. e.g Linda Ikeji a popular nigerian blogger whom he abused because she published a fake article against him
he was said to have had some beefs with popular nigerian singer Wande coal after abusing him in which he later debunked anyway.
He was rumored to have impregnate his long time girlfriend in which was also debunked.

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Olamide Phyno

Olamide and Tonto

Olamide&D'banj


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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

About Producer D'TUNES Full Biography And Life


NAME: Adesanya Doyinsola

DATE OF BIRTH: 13th of October 1991

OCCUPATION: Producer, Ex-Artiste

EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND

Adesanya Doyinsola like most successful musicians all over the world started music from the Church by learning how to play the drums and keyboard until he was deemed fit enough to play for the church choir. Years later, his musical prowess has been channeled into beat making and song writing despite early oppositions from parents.

He studied in OOU olabisi onabanjo university until he dropped out of school in 2009. He started developing interest in production of songs after he wrote his UTME and was awaiting Admission and he became really more interested in producing than school so he had to drop out.
Read in an interview in his own voice how he explained:
"I left Olabisi Onabanjo University, 3 years ago to focus on my craft basically cause we were always on strike and my passion for beatmaking had really grown so much dat that I needed to focus more energy, resources and time to make any headway. It is a decision I do not regret, I felt it was the best decision for me at that point and I always try to follow my heart in making my decisions and I prayed about it."

He said his parents were really not accepting that for him but he insists even his mother wept just to let him go back but he ignored.

CAREER AND LIFE

At a tender age of 20, D'tunes has already made his mark in the industry by lacing tracks for popular acts like Faze, Ruggedman, Dipp, Silver Saddih, Lord of Ajasa, Cap B, Iceberg Slim, Rico White, Shank, Hakym d Dream, Rasheed and many others.
He once said he was an artiste in a band of 8guys but he later left and he said he no more going back to his music career anymore all his focusing on is his Beat making career.

His career actually got boosted in 2010/2011 when he was getting to produce for big artistes in the industry.
With joy he expressed his feelings when he produced for 9ice and 2face in an interview see:
"Phone rang at first I didn’t pick it up cause I didn’t know the number but I later picked up and the studio session was arranged and we finished d track! A beautiful experience with two of my idols, it was a wonderful feeling when mentors become your peers you can imagine how I felt when 2face was asking me as a producer that am I okay wit his verse? Do I want him to add anything? Like I tell people my life is God’s engineering, My biggest breakthrough did not come via scheming and planning one serious PR campaign or what not It has happeend under situations where you can’t but see God’s hand in motion."

He explained how got to meet Iyanya which actually brought him to Limelight and how they worked together on Kukere song in interview see below in his words:
"Same baba God movements, prior to Iyanya I would say I had done so many other songs that had gained much popularity Like the 9ice and 2face joint, Tony Totch’s Wata Bum Bum, Reminisce’s If Only but meeting Iyanya was God’s engineering as usual. I had produced tracks for Dammy Krane and Flowssick under Kollertunes Management. Iyanya’s manager Ubi Franklin also does P.R work for them at that time so he heard my stuff, loved it and asked for my number. One thing led to another he added me up on BlackBerry and told me a studio in Lekki he would like me to run, that he has heard my works and he believes in me. The day we scheduled for the meeting Praiz and Iyanya were with him, he was managing them at that time. The next day we made a song which is Moblak’s song with Iyanya ‘She Wants It’, the chemistry between me and Iyanya and Praiz was mad, Iyanya just tapped me on my shoulder and said we gonna make history together my G! Your sound is crazy! Iyanya is the prophet you would say, Kukere was our second experiment together, we made it around June or May I think, it has been God’s engineering; who God has blessed, no man can curse my brother, no man!"

In 2013 D'tunes left Iyanya and their record label MMMG in which he stated he would be focusing more on his own career; he said his family would be investing more on his music career so he launched his own record label DIFFERENCE ENTERTAINMENT in which he immediately signed singer SEAN TIZZLE to his record label and they together worked on a song in 2013 SHO LEE which became an anthem in Nigeria in 2013 and they later worked on "Mama Eh" "Boogy Down" In Which totally brought them more fame and money in 2013.

He is currently on top 5 Nigeria music producers of the moment as at 2014.

He once said in an interview that he is a millionaire and he believes its God's doing.

Sean tizzle in 2014 Released his album under the label in which was him that produced almost all the songs in it...



AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENTS
Awards-
Won Headies award in 2013,
and many more awards

Endorsement-
no endorsement deal yet but sean tizzle under his label got an endorsement deal in 2014

RUMORS AND SCANDALS
He was said to have dumped his record label mmmg and start his own, but he later said he was never signed there

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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Singer SEAN TIZZLE Biography Life And News


FULL NAMES: Morihanfen Oluwaseun Oluwabamidele[Sean Tizzle]


DATE OF BIRTH: Dec 15th, 1989


OCCUPATION: SINGER/SONGWRITER


RELATIONSHIP STATUS: SINGLE

EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND

Sean Tizzle who is a popular Nigerian artiste in an interview shed light a little bit on his background, see below:
"My real name is Morinhafen Oluwaseun. I am from Ilaje, Ondo State.
I was born into a family of five and I enjoyed being the last child before another child joined me. I was born in Ikeja, Lagos in 1989, but my family relocated to Ikorodu. Growing up was fun but we had a lot of restrictions because our parents were strict disciplinarians. They are very good Christians too. I attended the Command Secondary School, Ibadan, and I was in a boarding house. I studied Theatre Arts at the University of Ibadan."

He grew up in two cities both in Lagos State and IBADAN Nigeria, he started with a group called the ‘3-way band’. Initially, he was a rap artiste but he changed after his discovering how good his voice was for singing and the inspiration.
According to him he said he hustled his way out like every other upcoming artiste would before he got into the limelight. He once slept in a gateman's house just achieve somethings in his music career..

He met his present boss D'TUNES in a studio in ikorodu lagos as a friend who is the owner of the record lAbel he is currently signed to; DIFFERENCE ENTERTAINMENT in which brought him to stardom.

CAREER AND LIFE

In february, 2013:
Sean Tizzle, stormed the Nigerian music scene with 2 singles titled “Boogie Down” and “Sho Lee”, produced by platinum hit music producer “D’tunes”. The 2 new singles however, gained massive acceptance from the music loving public in no time. “Boogie Down” maintained power rotation in clubs, beach bars and radio stations across the country. While “Sho Lee”, a soft, smooth sailing tune astonishingly became a monster hit, setting the broadcast & social media abuzz to become a chart- topper within 2 months of its release, making Sean Tizzle the fastest rising music star in the history of Nigerian music.
July, 2013:
After the resounding success of “Sho Lee” and “Boogie Down”, SEAN TIZZLE returned with “MAMA EH” & “INTERNATIONAL BADMAN” as follow up. The Dtunes produced tracks recorded a huge success. While “INTERNATIONAL BADMAN” spread beyond boarders. “MAMA EH”, a house music genre, however turned out to be another massive hit which finally cements SEAN TIZZLES’s status as a certified hit-maker in the Nigerian music industry.
October, 2013:
With big hits still in his hands, the “MAMA EH” crooner leaves lovers of good music with no void to release a Dtunes produced highlife infused contemporary sound titled “KOMOLE”. An instant crowd pleaser…. Currently buzzing hard on all major social media networks and getting amazing reviews/remarks from music lovers and key personalities in the music industry.
November, 2013:
Star act SEAN TIZZLE dropped another club banger titled “KILOGBE” produced by Dtunes, to satisfy his audience who can’t wait to end the year with another massive tune from the acclaimed “WONDER KID”.

He is performed in several popular events and shows since his rise to stardom, performed in events like: ●●● Etisalat (#Easy Cliq Campus Tour)
●●● AY Live
●●● Nokia Lumia Party
●●● Hennessy Artistry 2013
●●● STAR Trek
●●● First Bank (#Youth Empowerment)
●●● UBA (“All About You” Debit Master Card Launch)
●●● Sterling Bank (#GetReadyForWork)
●●● Coko Bar Music Festival (London)
●●● NEA Awards (New-York)
●●● African Social Awards Malaysia “ASAM” (Malaysia)
●●● Felabration 2013
●●● GT Bank (End of the year party 2013)
●●● ACCESS Bank (End of the year party 2013)
●●● HEADIES Awards 2013
●●● Lagos Count Down 2013 and many more..

In 2014 he released more singles which made him reign more in the Nigeria music industry. He has been spotted with the likes of Genevieve, Rita Dominic and many other star celebrities.

After winning many awards he also won the HEADIES next rated awards for 2013 which got him a brand new car from headies..
He also got himself a nice hot car in 2013 which pulled up a lot of controversies.

AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENTS

Won:
●●● HEADIES Awards 2013 (Next Rated Act)
●●● African Social Awards Malaysia (International Act of The Year)
●●● Caribbean African American Nations Award (Best New Artiste)
●●● City People Entertainment Award (Best New Musician of The Year)
●●● Nigeria Media Award (Next Rated Artiste)
●●● Nigerian Music Video Award (Best New Music Video “Sho Lee”)

ENDORSEMENTS-
Signed a multi millionaire endorsement deal with Tele communications company MTN in 2014.

RUMORS AND SCANDALS
He was said to have left his first record label NAIJA NINJAS for another without any agreement which was later settled by both artiste.

He was rumored to have stolen his ex boss's song SHO LEE which but he later debunked it.

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Actress INI EDO Full Biography,Life And News


FULL NAME: Iniobong Edo Ekim

DATE OF BIRTH: April 19, 1982

OCCUPATION: Actress

RELATIONSHIP STATUS: DIVORCED!

EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND

Ini Edo hails from Akwa Ibom and she loves acting, has acted since she was a child in church and at school, and even though she studied theatre arts at the University of Uyo, she did not see herself becoming an actress! She was thinking of going into law or television. Nollywood at that point had not yet taken off. But one thing led to another and she found herself acting in a film. Both she and others were pleased with how well she did.

Well, her father was not so pleased, not at first. He wanted her to get her degree first. And besides, she was just 19 at the time, a young woman. To become a film actress meant going to a city far away where she knew no one. He was afraid people would take advantage of her. But it all turned out well in the end: a film director saw her talent and took her under his wing and looked out for her like a father. And she did get her degree too, from the University of Calabar, though it was not easy to balance acting with her studies.

Some actresses feel like they have to sleep with the producer to get ahead. She thinks that does not work in the long run, not as well as hard work and talent. Men came on to her all the time when she was single, but she did not let them turn her head: she knew what they all were after.

Ini Edo is an Ibibio from Akwa Ibom state in the south-east, not far from Calabar. Her mother was a teacher and her father, a church elder. She had a strict upbringing, the second of four children, three girls, one boy.

She graduated from the University of Uyo where she got a Diploma in Theatre Arts. She also completed her Bachelors Degree program at the University of Calabar where she studied English.

CAREER AND LIFE

Ini Edo’s acting career started in year 2000. She was uncovered by a producer at an audition she attended; impressed by Ini’s performance, he gave her a new role in his movie. Ini gave the role her best and since then, it’s been one movie role to the other until she climbed the ladder of success.

Her breakout role came when she acted in the film, ‘World Apart’(2004) and since then she has not looked back, going on to act in more than 100 films such as ‘Games women Play’ Games Men Play and the sequel ‘Reloaded’.

Ini Edo has gone ahead to become a house hold name in the Nigerian movie industry and one of the top paid female actresses. She became a Producer in 2010 when she co-produced and starred in a film, ‘Memories of my Heart’ with Emem Isong .

Ini Edo has been recognised by top brands in the Nigerian Industry and is currently and Ambassador to a couple of well known Beauty, Telecom and Food Industry. She is a Noble Hair Brand Ambassador, Glo Ambassador, Face of Chivita [the fruit juice company] and in 2011 she was appointed United Nations Habitat Youth Envoy.

After working her way to the Top-List in Nollywood with close to 100 movies to her credit, Ini Edo has proven to be one of the popular and talented actresses in Nollywood. Apart from her acting career, she’s also participate in charitable trust, despite her busy work schedule, she carves out time and energy to visit and assist the less fortunate in the society.

In November 2008 she got married to Philip Ehiagwina, a businessman. Nollywood actress Rita Dominic came to the wedding. Edo had a second wedding in February 2009 in America, in Houston, Texas, where her husband is based.

Their relationship had been in the newspapers: not just because Edo is one of those people that newspapers like to write things about, true and untrue, but also because Ehiagwina had already been married, to Ruth Okoro, a Nigerian-American model and actress. Okoro made his leaving her for Edo ugly and public, both of them saying terrible things about each other. If Okoro is to be believed, Ehiagwina is a heartless, untrustworthy character.

In October 2014 she and husband Mr. Philip Ehiagwina got divorced due some claims of mis-understanding between them.. Major claims on the media was their break up was because of actress Ini Edo infidelity.. Which she absolutely denied.
Ini Edo has been having miscarriages during the years she spent with her ex husband before the sad divorce, meaning they had no child which people believe is one of the reasons the divorce occurred.

Early 2015 the popular actress made her relationship with co actor known to public the actor who is said to be younger than the the actress made the whole case more controversial.



FILMOGRAPHY

Filmography

Caro The Iron Bender (2014)
Royal gift
Blind Kingdom
Native Son
Reloaded
Sleek ladies
Ghetto Queen
Power of Beauty
Political Control
Ass on Fire
Breath Again
Fatal Seduction
Games Men Play
Girls Cot
The Greatest Sacrifice
Married to the Enemy
My Heart Your Home
No Where to Run
Stolen Tomorrow
Price of Fame
Sacrifice for Love
Secret Fantasy
Silence of the Gods
Supremacy
Too Late to Claim
Total Control
Traumatised
War Game
11:45... Too Late
The Bank Manager
The Begotten
The Bet
Cold War
Crying Angel
Desperate Billionaire
Desperate Need
Emotional Blackmail
I Want My Money
Last Game
Last Picnic
Living in Tears
Living Without You
Lonely Hearts
Men Do Cry
My Precious Son
One God One Nation
Only Love
Pretty Angels
Red Light
Royal Package
Security Risk
Songs of Sorrow
Stronghold
Tears for Nancy
Ultimate Crisis
Unforeseen
Beautiful Faces
Eye of the Gods
Eyes of Love
Faces of Beauty
Indecent Girl
Indulgence
I Swear
Legacy
Love Crime
Love & Marriage
Negative Influence
Not Yours!
World Apart
World Apart 2
The One I Trust
Sisters On Fire
Royalty Apart
Never Let Go
End of Do or Die Affair
Darkness of Sorrows
Final Sorrow
Behind The Melody
Memories of The Heart
Royal Gift
Dangerous
Save The Last Dance
Battle For Bride
Caged Lovers
In The Cupboard
Hunted Love
Anointed Queen
A Dance For The Prince
Bride's War
Tears In The Palace
Slip of Fate
At All Cost
Mad Sex
The Princess of My Life
Inale (2010)
I'll Take My Chances (2011)
Nkasi The Village Fighter
Nkasi The Sprot

AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENTS
She has received multiple nominations and awards..
won the bon awards in 2010, also won the Zafrima awards in 2011 and more others.

RUMORS AND SCANDALS
Actress ini edo was rumored to have been involved in lesbianism scandal alongside her colleague actress Tonto dikeh in 2011 which was later denied by both.
She has been involved in a drinking scandal alongside same colleague actress tonto dikeh after getting high making both doing crazy things on stage.
she was said to have been involved in adultery scandal in 2014 which was said to have lead to the sad divorce..
she was also said to be a chronic drinker and smoker off stage and off screen.. meaning smokes and drink a lot in the real life.

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SOURCES: wikipedia.org,gistus.com,naijan.com,takemetonaija.com
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