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Iryn Namubiru Premiers “Mpulira”

It’s been a while since Iryn Namubiru released a new one for her fans. But the silence is over now. She’s back.

The Ugandan RnB/Afro-pop superstar on Thursday, June 30, 2020 released “Mpulira”, a slow love vibe gliding upon typical Ugandan musical arrangement. . . with some really edgy mastering this time.

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Beyoncé Urges Viewers to Vote in BET Awards Acceptance Speech

“We have to vote like our life depends on it, because it does.” Beyoncé urged black communities to vote as she accepted an award for her humanitarian work at the virtual BET Awards.

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Top 15 Movie Musicals of this Century

2019’s Cats – Universal Pictures’ overhyped adaptation of the 1981 stage musical – was a total washout, to say the least. And it was not due to lack of talent or experience – for it gathered quite an ensemble of stars – we are talking James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, Francesca Hayward, and Tom Hooper himself who helmed 2012’s Award-winning Les Misérables.

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12-year-old Keedron Bryant Who Sang Moving Song About Living Life As A Young Black Man Signs Major Deal With Warner Records

12-year-old boy whose song about fears of being a young African-American went viral has been signed by a major US record label.

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Tems Makes Such A Strong Statement In Her Maiden Music Video: “Try Me”

The piano melodies beckon. Then, ascends, a humming intro. After that, adlibs, a surely gracious voice. It’s quite an infrequent working of a mezzo-soprano. You know, there and then, you are in for some great artistry. And you are.

I have listened to the song for literally six months and I have not wanted to stop.

“Try me” is it; the spellbinding single from Nigeria’s up and coming Tems.

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Lionel Richie’s Songs to Be Turned Into a Movie Musical

Lionel Richie’s legacy is again about to be cemented in Hollywood — literally — his songs, like “Endless Love”, are going to be playing on a theater screen.

According to the grapevine, Walt Disney Studios is developing an original movie musical based on Lionel’s vast catalog of hits. The musical is tentatively titled All Night Long, and it’ll be live action, rather than animated.

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2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards: Here’s The Full List of Nominees

The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards are set to take place on Sunday, March 11th at the historic Forum in Los Angeles.

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Bebe Cool Declares 2018 A Bebe Cool Year: Will He Deliver?

On Tuesday, January 2, 2018, Uganda’s Dancehall Heavyweight, the king-sized Bebe Cool named the new year after himself, promising to embark on a music journey that we have not seen him on in a long time – if ever.

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2018 Soundcity MVP Awards: East Africa’s Diamond Platinumz, Alikiba, Sauti Sol, Navy Kenzo, Vanessa Mdee And Aslay Scoop Nominations [See Full List]

Whereas Nigeria’s music superstars, Davido and Wizkid have turned out with the highest nominations in the 2018 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, East Africa emerged with a cool nine (9) nods.

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The Rationale Of “Beef” In Uganda’s Music Industry

The exact cause of the endless fights and bickering in Uganda’s music circles is hard to put your hands on. Continue reading The Rationale Of “Beef” In Uganda’s Music Industry

Why Skin-Lightening [Bleaching] Is Not Always A Bad Thing

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Skin-lightening has many advantages and in some cases it can be a real life saver

Many people work hard to achieve a smooth and flawless skin. Shops and supermarkets are full of skin-lightening creams and lotions just for this purpose – and they [sellers] make a lot of money off people who absolutely dislike their skin for whatever reason.

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New Snoop Dogg Music Video Is Causing Panic Among Donald Trump Supporters

American Legendary Music Superstar, Snoop Dogg is causing such hullabaloo all over social media, even mainstream media, all because of doing the same thing he has been doing for almost his entire life – a music video!

Snoop Dogg happens to have pointed and shot a [toy] gun at a clown dressed as America’s President, Donald Trump in a new music video for “Lavender.”

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Navio’s New “Tumunonye” Video Takes Root In The Basics Of The First Ever Baganda Marriage Between “Kintu & Nambi”

With the whole of East Africa waiting for his next move, Navio has managed to put together a truly unique concept.

The “Tumunonye” video calls on old folk lore and takes root in the basics of the First ever Baganda marriage between “Kintu & Nambi”.

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Navio Débuts “Tumunonye” Ahead Of His Return To The Raw

After the massive success of his #Njogereza video, Uganda’s rap maestro, Navio has now promised to re-brand himself, back to the “raw” [hardcore rap game] – which he’s more at home with.

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Irene Ntale And Her Former Manager, Vinka Team Up On “Stylo”: It Is Sizzling Hot !

Wizkid’s Sonny Music Deal: The Biggest Any African Artiste Has Ever Got — Vanguard News

Last week, the media was all awash with news of Wizkid signing on to  RCA Records/Sony Music International platform.

Well, it’s true and officially so. According to Nigeria’s Vanguard News, Sunday Are, Wizkid’s Manager said, “without exaggerating, the deal is the best any African artiste has ever got”.

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The 2017 Brazil Carnival Honors Beyoncé Even In Absentia

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Beyonce rocking her Lemonade Video Costume

It recently became public knowledge the iconic Queen Bey [Beyoncé] was pregnant with twins. In other words would not make it to the world famous Carnival that goes down in Brazil every year [around this time].

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Uganda’s Radio & Weasel Score A Major Collaboration With The Legendary Snoop Dogg

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Top Tips to Hitting The Big Time In The Music Industry

Like anywhere else, when you want to make it big in the business, discipline becomes the principal thing. It’s literally impossible to get far while the elements of good work ethic are overlooked.
By the same token, music is a very challenging industry especially when you’re a tenderfoot looking forward to [an] admittance to the prime time spot.

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Bobi Wine Is Suffocating With Love: He Recognizes It’s Been A Baptism Of Fire For Him To Arrive Here

Grammy Awards 2017: The Full List Of Winners

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Adele performs at the 2017 Grammy Awards

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony was held on February 12, 2017. The CBS network broad-casted the show live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The ceremony recognized the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year, which runs from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016. The nominations were announced on December 6, 2016. Continue reading Grammy Awards 2017: The Full List Of Winners

Mun G Outs “Sente Zange”; It Is An Engaging Video, A Plus For Ugandan HipHop

America’s Neyo Collaborates With Tanzania’s Diamond Platinumz On Marry You Video; It Is Stark Smashing

Early this month, the latest addition to the Universal Music Africa family Diamond Platnumz released the video to his song “Marry You” on which he collaborated with American R & B superstar “Neyo“.

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Bebe Cool Launches 2017 Calendar With “Nananana”

Shortly after frenziedly backing out from all local award shows, Bebe Cool has promised to raise the pride of all his supporters even more.  Apparently, the songster does not “sing for awards but people.”

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Drake’s New Bling Is Over $100, 000

According to TMZ, American rapper, Drake has been fitted with a new chain … and the price’s insanely up there.

TMZ sources say the rapper’s new bling from jeweler Ben Baller oscillates about the $100, 000. Apparently the piece features black, green, and canary yellow diamonds with 880 grams of gold. The pendant reads, “Stone Island” … the company responsible for his current tour. Continue reading Drake’s New Bling Is Over $100, 000