Monday, February 6

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Idris Elba working on a plan to build a Ghana film studio
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Idris Elba working on a plan to build a Ghana film studio

Idris Elba (right) also said the good policy will play a crucial role in developing Africa's film industry. Image caption: Idris Elba (right) also said the good policy will play a crucial role in developing Africa's film industry Actor Idris Elba has announced plans to build a film studio in Ghana, after meeting with the country's president, Nana Akufo-Addo. "Currently, we call it West African Studios, but that’s a working title. We’ve been working on this for three or four years to raise a plan that puts a facility at the center of African filmmaking. There’s a lot for African filmmaking, but the facilities are lacking," the British actor told Ghanaian media. He said that he hopes the project will attract more filmmakers to Ghana and West Africa. Elba also revealed that he pl...
Armah Best is confident about his new release dubbed “My Time”
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Armah Best is confident about his new release dubbed “My Time”

Ghanaian upcoming artist Samuel Nii Armah Best is optimistic his new single “My Time” will make an impact on the market. The song seeks to encourage all to remain hopeful for things would get better for them. It talks about the need for people to motivate themselves to succeed, adding that all was not lost. Armah Best said the message in the song was to tell the youth not to lose hope on the streets, adding that he was inspired by Shatta Wale and Black Sheriff to continue working hard to succeed. The young upcoming musician started his career in 2021 and has promised to release an Extended Playlist (EP), by the middle of the year. In an interview with GNA Entertainment, Armah said, the industry was difficult to penetrate, adding that a lot of underground artists were strivi...
Beyonce Announces Rennaisance 2023 World Tour With Ghana Reportedly A Destination
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Beyonce Announces Rennaisance 2023 World Tour With Ghana Reportedly A Destination

Beyonce has finally confirmed her 2023 world tour dubbed The Rennaissance World Tour according to Rollingstone.com, Ghana is said to be a possible destination. The singer announced the world tour on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, on Instagram after several weeks of speculations from Beyonce fans, thus, Behives about her world tour. Beyonce world tour is basically in support of Renaissance, an Album she released. The Album made her 7th studio Album. Rollingstone.com said the Rennaisance tour by Bey is scheduled to make stops in stadiums across the world and seeks to kick start soon. The tour is reported to commence in May in Europe before going to North America on July 8 with back-to-back Nights at Toronto Rogers center with Philadelphia, Nashville, Chicago, and othe...
BB Menson returns with the entertaining radio program ‘Night Train’
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BB Menson returns with the entertaining radio program ‘Night Train’

One of Ghana's experienced radio presenters, Bertrand Bannerman Menson, known in the media industry as BB Menson the "Virus,” is back with his controversial and entertaining late-night program “Night Train."  The Thursday night show would be on radio Gold 90.5fm with some interesting segments like the departing points and destination, Wano pa sem, Marley mode for the sheroes and heroes, newspaper reviews for the next day's papers, Ex Pee's crossover, and many more.  This new wave promises to be packed with more exciting, thrilling, and educative sessions with loads of controversies as the experienced radio host seeks to create a new vibe with the award-winning show.  BB Menson last sat behind the microphone 13 years ago with a radio record of being on air for 20 hours, 20 mi...
Grammy-Winning Reggae Royalty Morgan Heritage Spark Conversation On Cancel Culture With New Single” Just A Number”
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Grammy-Winning Reggae Royalty Morgan Heritage Spark Conversation On Cancel Culture With New Single” Just A Number”

Today, 3x Grammy award-winning reggae band Morgan Heritage –– currently comprised of the Trinity: Peetah Morgan, Gramps Morgan, and Mr. Mojo Morgan, all the children of late reggae great and Father of A Nation, the Hon.Ras Denroy Morgan shares their new single and music video, “Just A Number.” The new track serves as an awareness anthem, sparking conversation around the topics of cancellation culture and the ephemeral nature of fame. The accompanying music video was directed by Samo (Koffee, Chronixx, and Protoje), and filmed at Independence Park (National Stadium) in Kingston, Jamaica.Watch the music video for “Just A Number” HERE  https://www.youtube.com/embed/VV_18AdsIUs Recorded and mixed in Kingston and Florida, “Just A Number” was “inspired by historic and current figures in...
Amerado seeks further education as he enrolls at the University of Ghana
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Amerado seeks further education as he enrolls at the University of Ghana

Ghanaian rapper Amerado Burner has revealed that he has enrolled as a student at Ghana’s premier university, the University of Ghana, Legon. The 2022 3Music Awards Rapper of the Year made this revelation on his Twitter page on January 1, 2023. He, nevertheless, did not disclose any further details about his new academic journey. Derrick Sarfo Kantanka, known by the stage name Amerado, is a Ghanaian rapper from Kumasi who rose to fame for his rap music in Ghana in 2018. He started his career when he was discovered by Azee Ntwene in 2015, as he emerged third at the Solid FM Freestyle Show to join fellow rapper Strongman Burner at MicBurnerz Music. He was invited to appear on the GH Youth All-Stars, hosted by Mix Master Garzy, to compose the official peace song for Ghana's 201...
Wode Maya: I’ll create wealth rather than look rich
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Wode Maya: I’ll create wealth rather than look rich

Wode Maya Wode Maya, a recognised Ghanaian Youtuber, told in an interview on TV3 New Day said that people should focus on his contributions to society instead of how he dresses. Wode Maya mentions that he is doing his part to promote the country, but people concentrate on this appearance. “I have over 100 people in Kumasi that are going for free education because of me. I have university students for that I pay their fees. I paid a lot of school fees in January. Additionally, the Youtuber narrated an incident which reinforced his decision to dress down. He had the opportunity to meet a millionaire for the first time during his stay in China. Unfortunately, bypassed the rich man at the gate because he was dressed casually in a shirt and shorts. Instead, he went inside to fawn o...
Afia Schwarzenegger fined GH¢60k in contempt case
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Afia Schwarzenegger fined GH¢60k in contempt case

The Tema High Court has fined socialite, Valentina Nana Agyeiwaa, popularly known as Afia Schwarzenegger, an amount of GH¢60,000 (5,000 penalty units) in a contempt case pending before it. The Court also fined the entertainment personality GH¢5000 to be paid to Bernard Antwi Boasiako aka Chairman Wontumi, for making defamatory comments against him. Afia Schwarzenegger was sentenced to 10 days in prison for contempt of court on December 1, last year, however, she was absent on the day of the pronouncement. She made an appearance on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, in the company of her lawyer, Adrian Duke Amaning, who moved a motion on notice for a variation of the sentence. Under Order 50 Rule 4(1) and Rule 5 of the High Court (Civil Procedures) Rules which deal with the suspen...
Genesis Owusu wins 2023 Australian Capital Territory Young Australian of the Year award
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Genesis Owusu wins 2023 Australian Capital Territory Young Australian of the Year award

 Genesis Owusu The Australian of the Year Award celebrate the achievements and contributions of people who go above and beyond for their communities Australian-Ghanaian singer Kofi Owusu-Ansah also known as Genesis Owusu has emerged winner of the 2023 Australian Capital Territory Young Australian of the Year Award. He beat competition from seven other contestants to win the award. Owusu-Ansah is a Ghanaian-Australian poet, songwriter and rapper who uses hip-hop music to highlight issues such as racism and depression. He was born in Ghana in 1998. By the time he was two years old, his family had relocated to Canberra where the family now lives. As a shy kid, he was attracted to poetry as a means of self-expression and self-exploration. ...
Akwaboah drops a new single featuring Kwabena Kwabena titled “My Darling”
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Akwaboah drops a new single featuring Kwabena Kwabena titled “My Darling”

Ghanaian songwriter and singer Gladstorm Kwabena Akwaboah Jr., known by his stage name Akwaboah, has released a new single titled “My Darling." The song features Ghanaian multiple award-winning musicians Kwabena Kwabena in the Ghanaian music industry. The song was released on January 27, 2023, and was produced by KC Beat. The singer promised his fans in a post he shared on Instagram alerting them to wait patiently and enjoy this new song for the year. “This a song for Vals month and beyond, I love y’all”, the post said. However, Kwabena Kwamena’s feature on the song was a surprise to many fans since it’s their first collaboration in a long period. The song is available on all Digital Service Providers (DSPs). Apparently, the audio and video were released on the same d...