Accra came to a stand Friday night as the Comedy king DKB marked his 30th birthday celebration in a Grand style with hundreds of fans and colleagues at Bella Roma night club in Osu.
The club was packed with his fans, friends in addition to fellow celebrities. Some popular faces spotted include Godfather of comedy KSM, Actor Ekow Smith-Asante, Rapper Trigmatic, VRMG Edem, Foster Romanus, Paulina Oduro, Stacy Amanful among others.
During the cutting of DKB’s face customized cake, KSM said “This is my son. I was the man but he is the man now” , He commended DKB for his great works in comedy and wished him all the Best.
The peak of the birthday bash was when Edem stepped in the House and performed his latest track “Nyedzilo” along side DKB. DJ Kess and Dj Mensah also entreated fans with body moving tracks which kept them regularly on the dance floor.
Reigning VGMA ‘Artiste of the Year’ Stonebwoy has finally laid his late mother Mrs.Catherine to rest.
A befitting burial for his late mother came off on Saturday, September 5 2015. The funeral continued to the following day Sunday September 6 at Dansoman in Accra. Friends and followers of the BHiM Nation boss were at the event to support him.
The late Mrs. Catherine Satekl died on Wednesday July 29,2015 at the 37 Military Hospital where she was receiving treatment after collapsing the previous Sunday.
Some of the famous faces spotted at the venue of the funeral were Sarkodie, Samini, Kwaw Kese, D.Cryme, Jupitar, Yaa Pono and many others.
Ed Sheeranis seeking new-to-him influences for his upcoming music.
According to The Sun, the UK singer is heading to Ghana for inspiration, in part of a larger goal to “include sounds and influences from around the world, particularly Africa” in new material.
The point is so that whatever he records next sounds totally different from his first two albums + and x, according to a “music insider.”
“It’s obviously a little bit out of Ed’s comfort zone, but he is all about experimenting and trying new things,” the insider said to The Sun. (It’s worth noting that Ghana has seen hip-hop and dancehall hit it big in recent years — proof that the West African country’s music has diversified as well.)
This move was reportedly inspired by Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn’s ongoing African Express, which has had Western and African musicians collaborating and performing live shows since 2006.
In 2013 it released its first album, African Express Presents: Maison Des Jeunes, featuring Mali musicians alongside Brian Eno, Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Idris Elba ofThe Wire andLuther fame.
“[Ed] got in touch with Damon after seeing his work with African musicians and he has given him some good advice,” the insider says.
Ghanaian contemporary highlife musician, Bisa Kdei has lost his mother. The late Josephine Bruce died on Wednesday, august 19 at the Cocoa Clinic in North Kaneshie, Accra. The cause of her death is not known yet.
The deceased who died at age 57 left behind eight children including Bisa Kdei. According Bisa’s management the later mother had been battling with a sickness for sometime now.
The sad news occurred on the same day that Bisa Kdei released the video for his pulsating highlife single, “Mansa”.
TV Host/Actress, Peace Hyde has shared her thoughts on the ‘to act nude or not’ debate in the movie industry.
In an interview with net.ng, she tells the website she is not interested in acting nude.
“I can’t see myself going nude for a role just because the pay is right. Acting is much more than the payment. You are leaving a piece of you behind that is recorded on camera forever.”
“I look at each role with a simple question, will this be something I would be proud for children to see 10 years from now? If the answer is no, then no amount of money will change that decision.”
Hyde plays a lead role in the upcoming Season 4 of MTVShuga , the sizzling sex, relationships drama and multimedia campaign developed by the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) which will premiere in September 2015.
Dancehall artist, Jupitar successfully held his ‘Enemies Concert’ at the Korle Gonno beach last Sunday.
The well attended gig witnessed energetic performances from Jupitar much to the delight of his fans who danced and sang along to his songs, including the hit track ‘Enemies’.
During his performance of ‘Enemies’ a guy in the crowd collapsed. He was later resuscitated and unharmed. It was not clear the cause of the fainting, but it was clear that he was a big fan as he was given an opportunity to express himself on the microphone.
Actress Lydia Forson is hurt because her name was exempted when the first gentleman of the nation was mentioning his favourate movie stars.
The president named his favourite actors and musicians in the country and actress Lydia Forson’s name was absent. The outspoken actress in her recent post has expressed her disappoint at President Mahama’s obvious snub.
“I’m very hurt that I didn’t make it on President Mahama’s list. I’m heartbroken even.Regardless of our personal issues I still watch and enjoy him on TV when he comes on.Why, why why?
I can’t eat, sleep or even manage to drag myself out of bed because of this.
I don’t wish this kind of heartbreak on anyone. I’m even losing weight over it….ok that’s a lie, my butts not going anywhere.
But I’ve never felt so rejected. Anyway, it’s fine I know my broken heart will be alright but one day someone will come along and tell me I’m their favourite actress…#missforson #jokes”.
President Mahama speaking on Unique FM revealed that he prefers Ghanaian movies to Nigeria movies adding that he only watches Ghanaian movies on board the Presidential Jet. He mentioned Agya Koo, Bernard Nyarko, Emilia Brobbey, Kyeiwaa, Jackie Appiah, John Dumelo as his favourite movie stars.
Hiplife artiste Kwaw Kese has come out to explain why he had to lie down in a coffin for one of the scenes in his “Aseda” video which was released recently.
In an interview with livefmghana.com, the “Yakubu” singer and rapper said, sometimes you go through things and words are just not enough to describe what you go through. Actions sometimes tell a lot and that was what I just did. In my case, it tells you the level of what I went through.
“We all know that coffin is meant for the dead so I want people to know that I have through Hell and I’m back, I died and I’m back and God has been faithful. He has seen me through a lot and people should have a feel of what I have been through,” he said.
He went further to say, it was not scary at all even though that was the first time, he was doing something like that.
“What I have been through is more scary than me lie down in a coffin so it was not something difficult for me to do at all,” he said.
“Aseda” to wit thanks giving in English is a song that sees Kwaw giving thanks to God for all he has done for him. For God’s love and mercies during his (Kwaw kese) trying moments.
The song featured Duke of D2 fame and it was directed by Alexi Ju Nior and Kwadwo Bediako of Level 7 Films.
Actor Kojo Knansah popularly known as Liwin says it will be an honour to join president John Mahama on the presidential jet while he enjoys his movies.
The President in an interview on Accra-based Uniiq FM, on August 12, 2015 to mark international youth day, disclosed that the Kumasi-based actor is his favourite and he loves watching his movies whenever he traveled on the presidential jet.
Liwin is one of Kumawood’s most successful actors starring in countless movies.
He told Kwame Adinkra on the AM Drive on Atinka FM, Wednesday, August 13, 2015 that he will be extremely happy to be with the president in his presidential jet.
He said he feels blessed to know that the President enjoys what he [Nkansah] does.
Rapper Kwaw Kese is about to make history as the first ever entertainer in Ghana to support the Ghana Prison Service as part of his cooperate social responsibility over a period of twenty years.
The “Swedru Agona” Rapper’s Kwaw Kese Foundation is set to launch an elaborate twenty year development project which was set up to respond to issues of substance abuse and congestion in the Ghanaian prisons.
“Our aim is to support the Ghana Prisons Service and to a larger extent, the government in its efforts to address infrastructural needs of our prisons. As part of our efforts to achieve that, the foundation and its team would embark on a pre-Launch nationwide tour.” Kwaw Kese stated.
The press launch of the Kwaw Kese-Ghana Prisons Project is scheduled for Tuesday 18th of August, 2015 with a Press Briefing at 8am at the Prisons head Quarters Cantonment. During the program he will outdoor all his plans in the twenty year development plan for Ghanaians to know that the foundation has officially started.
After which the team will head to Accra Mokola to start the tour Dubbed the one Ghana Prisons project at 11 to 4pm in which Kwaw will sing to solicit for money.
The founder, Kwaw Kese, a prolific musician, upon experiencing a devastating incarceration in the Kumasi Central Prisons, decided to embark on this life-changing project to educate and to raise funds to help address the afore mentioned.
Kwaw Kese’s first effort to support the prisons was during this year’s Valentine’s Day when donated several item to the Kumasi Central Prisons.