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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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Irene Ntale Releases “Stamina Daddy”

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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Rema Namakula’s “Yo Sweet” Is Finally Here

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

Bebe Cool Enraged By Media Banter: “I Expected An Editorial That Appreciates Hard Work”

“Today I have decided to officially ask all Organizing Committees of any Music Competition/Awards in Uganda to exclude my name in any nomination in Uganda. Let me concentrate on being appreciated beyond my borders rather . . . “

Uganda’s king-sized music superstar, Bebe Cool is hopping mad at the media after a cartoon was published in a daily, earlier this week critiquing the singer’s perennial sweep of the accolades, even where he’s conjectured least likely.

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Geosteady Teams Up With Rwanda’s Charly & Nina On “Owooma”

Owooma by Geosteady ft Charly & Nina

This song is called “Owooma” and it was released Nov 10, 2016

Artist: Geosteady ft Charly & Nina

Director: Meddy Saleh

Why Dancehall Is The Most Predominant Beat In Uganda

Dancehall music in Uganda is sculpted after Jamaican Dancehall. It has been one of the most influential styles of music in the Ugandan music industry for the better part of the last two (2) decades.

The style of music is very similar to the Jamaican style and so like all imported genres, the only major difference is in the language used. Although most dancehall artists will perform in their local language, in this case Luganda, Swahili as well as try to mimic Jamaican patois every now and then.

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Barbie Kyagulanyi Reminisces Surviving In The Repugnant Slums Of Kamwokya With Her Penniless Husband

When you look at her now, it is hard to imagine that a mere ten years ago, she lived in an impoverished neighborhood; with hardly enough to get by. Today, as wife to one of Uganda’s most celebrated Raga Artists, Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, Barbie Itungo Kyagulanyi swanks of being one of the most admired women in Uganda.

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Nick Cannon Confesses Secret Love For “Queen Bey”

Rapper and TV host, Nick Cannon last week wowed his fans when he confessed his undying love for R & B Superstar, Beyonce Knowles that was never reciprocated despite his many efforts to be seen by the Queen Bey.

On his Instagram account, Nick Cannon posted a throwback – which was a picture of himself and the gorgeous songstress.

Captioning the picture against a Throw Back Thursday hashtag, Cannon went ahead and mused over having been friend-zoned albeit he’d done everything in his power to catch Beyonce’s eye.

He wrote: “Even in the ’90s I was always shooting my shot!!!” Beyoncé was looking at me like ‘Little Boy Please!!'”

“In my teenage days I used to stalk Destiny’s Child! LOL Poppa Knowles was not feeling me at all!!”

African Affair: Awilo Longomba Teams Up With Yemi Alade On “Rihanna”

It was produced by VTEK and directed by Clarence Peters.

“No Mind Dem” Is Vanessa Mdee’s Freshest Video & She Is Teaming Up With Nigeria’s Ice Prince On This

Released Jan 25, 2017, “No Mind Dem” is Ice Prince Zamani’s newest video, and he is featuring Tanzania’s Vanessa Mdee off Jos To The World.