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D'banj joins Ludacris, Akon, Kevin Hart and other at the 7th annual Luda Day Weekend

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Nigerian superstar, D’banj was a special guest at American rapper, Ludacris’ 7th annual ‘Luda Day weekend’ last weekend.  The annual event shows a different side to the Grammy-winning rapper as he drops the mic and calls on his friends for a weekend full of charity and fun. According to Ludacris, the event aims at giving back to the community, which he says is the most gratifying component of his five day event. “Supporting our youth includes educating and empowering them about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle-responsible dating, greener communities, and healthy eating habits. Eating right and exercise promote good habits, both mentally and physically. We want to show young people that physical activity and eating well can be fun and a part of your everyday life.” The celebrations started on Thursday, August 30 with the “Welcome to Atlanta Dinner”.  On Friday it was “Luda Salutes the DJs & Media Appreciation” when DJs, music-enthusiasts, media, and industry tastemakers gathered for a private appreciation party at Frank Ski’s Restaurant & Lounge sponsored by Conjure Cognac and Miller Coors. Guests enjoyed passed appetizers while listening to some of Atlanta’s premiere DJs take turns providing the soundtrack for the event. Notable DJs including; DJ Infamous, DJ Holiday, DJ Kash, DJ Will, producer Sonny Digital, actor Lance Gross, Larenz Tate, and more lent their support to Ludacris, DTP Records and LudaDay Weekend. Saturday was “Luda & Friends College Campus Takeover and LudaDay Party”. Ludacris and his celebrity friends, Kevin Hart, Larenz Tate, Keke Palmer, Lil Chuckee, Mykko Montana, Pastor Troy, Love & Hip Hop Atlanta co-star Momma Dee, producer Mike Will, buzzing new artist Crystal Renee and thousands of students and locals gathered for the annual free block party and concert at Clark Atlanta University’s Student Center. Patrons were treated to complimentary Zaxby’s, Red Bull activations, live performances, and Microsoft gaming stations displayed throughout the venue. Sunday was “Ludacris (Team Luda) vs. Kevin Hart (Team Hart)” Celebrity Basketball Game. The premiere LudaDay Weekend event was the sold-out celebrity basketball game (Team Luda VS Team Kevin Hart) held at Morehouse Forbes Arena. Thousands gathered to watch their favorite NBA players; Lou Williams, Kenyon Martin, Josh Powell, John Wall, Shannon Brown, face- off against Floyd Mayweather, Larenz Tate, Pusha-T, Big Tigger, Mase, Kenny Burns, Sammie, and Lil Chuckee, while numerous celebrities on the sidelines including; Keri Hilson, Keshia Knight Pulliam, LeToya Luckett, Lance Gross, Diamond, Toya Wright, Kandi Burruss, Rasheeda, Keke Palmer, Devyne Stephens, Akon, and more cheered on the teams from the stands. Hublot presented the halftime challenge where a lucky winner won a trip for two to Miami and courtside tickets to watch the Miami Heat game. Patrons also had a chance to win exclusive pairs of Soul by Ludacris headphones. The highlight of the event occurred when Ludacris was honored with a proclamation from City Council President, Ceaser Mitchell, officially declaring September 2nd “Luda Day” in the city of Atlanta! Team Hart won against Team Luda 103 to 100.]]>

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‘Dumsor’ has destroyed most of the ACs in my house – Mr. Drew

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Sensational Ghanaian singer and dancer, Mr. Drew, born Andrews Nii Commey Otoo has expressed his frustration regarding the negative impact of “dumsor” on his household appliances. (more…)

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I’ll return to stage even if I’ve to crawl – Celine Dion

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Renowned Canadian singer, Celine Dion has recently expressed her unwavering determination to overcome Stiff Person Syndrome and make a triumphant return to the stage.  (more…)

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Rihanna Claims She’s Starting Work On Her New Album Soon

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Celebrated Barbadian singer and actress, Robyn Fenty, popularly known as Rihanna has revealed that she working on her long awaited ninth album. (more…)

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Lady Dentaa Amoateng MBE celebrates GRAMMY’s expansion into Africa

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Accra – Ghana, June 12, 2024 – President of Grow, Unite and Build Africa (GUBA), Lady Dentaa Amoateng MBE, has expressed excitement about the Recording Academy’s expansion efforts to support music creators at the global level and the GRAMMY’s entry into Africa. (more…)

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Stonebwoy says he is not responsible for Shatta Wale’s show cancellation at TF hostel

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Famed Ghanaian reggae/dancehall artiste, Livingstone Etse Satekla, otherwise known as Stonebwoy has made it clear that he cannot be held responsible for the cancellation of Shatta Wale’s show at the TF Hostel. (more…)

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GHANA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS USA TO HONOR PRINCE BRIGHT, DELORIS FRIMPONG MANSO (DELAY), JAY Q, MC PAPA LINKS, DJ E LOVE, DJ PRINCE PAUL FSRDJ & DOREEN ANDOH AT 2024 EVENT

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GHANA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS USA

The Ghana Entertainment Awards USA is proud to announce that it will be honoring seven outstanding individuals in the Ghanaian entertainment industry at this year’s event. The 2024 awards ceremony, scheduled for July 6th at the Merkin Hall Theatre, Kauffman Music Center in New York, will recognize the significant contributions of ace musician Prince Bright of Buk-Bak fame, renowned TV and radio host Deloris Frimpong Manso, popularly known as Delay, celebrated music producer & sound engineer Jay Q, ace radio broadcaster Doreen Andoh, and US-based Ghanaian talents MC Papa Links, DJ E Love, and DJ Prince Paul.

Prince Bright, known for his influential role in the music duo Buk-Bak, has been a pivotal figure in the Ghanaian music scene for decades. His contributions have helped shape the sound and direction of modern Ghanaian music.

Delay, a household name in Ghana, has made remarkable strides as a TV and radio host. Her impactful interviews and shows have set new standards in the media industry, making her one of the most respected and influential media personalities in the country.

Jay Q, a legendary music producer and sound engineer, has been instrumental in producing some of Ghana’s biggest hits. His innovative production techniques and dedication to quality have earned him a place among the elite in the music production field.

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Doreen Andoh, a highly esteemed radio broadcaster, has been a trailblazer in the media industry for over 2 decades. Her compelling voice and engaging style have captivated audiences for years, earning her a distinguished place in Ghanaian media.

MC Papa Links, DJ E Love, and DJ Prince Paul FSRDJ have each made significant impacts in the entertainment scenes within the Ghanaian diaspora in the US. Their contributions to music and entertainment have fostered a vibrant cultural exchange and brought Ghanaian music to a broader audience.

The Ghana Entertainment Awards USA is thrilled to honor these extraordinary talents for their exceptional contributions to the Ghanaian entertainment industry. Their dedication and hard work have not only elevated their respective fields but also inspired countless others.

Tickets to the event can be purchased now via https://bit.ly/GEAWARDS. Voting is currently underway, so fans and supporters are encouraged to participate in the process by visitingwww.ghentawards.com/vote.

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About GEA USA: The Ghana Entertainment Awards USA was established to showcase the achievements of Ghanaian creatives and entertainers who excel in their fields both in Ghana and the diaspora. The event brings together industry professionals and fans to celebrate the rich culture and talents of Ghana.

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GEA USA Press Office Accra Email: [email protected]

For more information, follow GEA USA on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter at @geawardsusa.

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