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Nigeria’s Oscars Dream Crushed

The Academy has disqualified Nigeria’s “Lionheart” from the Oscar race in the Best International Feature Film category, dropping the number of films competing for the award to 92 from what had been a record 93 entries.  “Lionheart,” is partially in the Igbo language of Nigeria. But it is mostly in...

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Forest Whitaker and Usher Star in Ku Klux Klan Movie ‘Burden’

The movie which will be based on real-life events will follow Whitaker’s character Reverend Kennedy, civil rights leader, who takes interest in the death of Mike Burden an orphan who was raised by the Ku Klux Klan. However, Burden decides to leave the Klan and change his ways after falling...

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Kanye West Drops Long-Awaited ‘Jesus Is King’ Album

Kanye West’s long-awaited album ‘Jesus Is King’ has finally arrived. Kanye West’s long-awaited album Jesus Is King has finally arrived, after months of teases, listening parties, IMAX films and religious experiences. Shortly before the album’s release, Kanye shared the album’s tracklist on social media with the word “midnight.” While many of the...

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TRIBUTE: Clear Vinyl 40th Anniversary Edition Of Bob Marley & The Wailers’ ‘Survival’

First released on 2 October 1979, Marley and the band’s 11th studio album was a notable change of musical direction for the reggae figurehead. Bob Marley and the Wailers’ hard-hitting 1979 album Survival will be reissued by Tuff Gong in a 40th anniversary, 180 gram clear vinyl edition on 22 November. First...

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ALBUM LAUNCH: I MADE IT OUT BY JOHN P KEE

GRAMMY-nominated gospel music pioneer and living legend John P. Kee’s has given us another powerful spirit-filled album. Winning many accolades including a Billboard Music Award, a Soul Train Award and numerous Stellar Awards, Kee’s songwriting and vocals have been hailed by critics throughout his career – often by mainstream artists...

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Yvonne Nelson Recounts How Bad She Was During The Production Of ‘Princess Tyra’ Movie; Indicating That Kofi Adjorlolo Even Asked That She Should Be Replaced

Buzzing Ghanaian actress cum film producer, Yvonne Nelson has recounted her worst experience on the set of her first movie, “Princess Tyra”. The movie was produced in 2007 by popular movie producer, Abdul Salam Mumuni and it gave Yvonne Nelson her major screen appearance while she was just a level...

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Living In Bondage: Breaking Free’: How this Nollywood big-budget sequel became the year’s most anticipated film-Wilfred Okiche

This year, box office returns for Nigerian films have been far from remarkable. But come 8, November 2019, Play Entertainment Network and Natives Filmworks, producers of the multi-million Naira sequel, Living in Bondage: Breaking Free are hoping that this trend is reversed. There are plenty of reasons to be optimistic but the...

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TRAVIS GREENE’S ‘BROKEN RECORD’ SEEKS TO INSPIRE KINGDOM LIVING

My wife said, ‘Kingdom living is proper culture,’” said Billboard winning Travis Greene about the message of his new album titled “Broken Record,” which has a goal to inspire people to engage in proper culture. “For us we’re about engaging culture…redefining culture.” “Broken Record” (RCA Inspiration) is led by the first single “Won’t Let...

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Genevieve Nnaji’s Movie ‘Lionheart’ To Represent Nigeria At 2020 Oscars

Genevieve Nnaji’s movie “Lionheart has been given the nod to represent Nigeria at the 2020 Oscars, according to a new report coming from Nigeria. The movie which is the first Nigerian movie to be submitted for nomination will be under the Best International Film category. The veteran actress turned producer...