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Flavour readies new album, ‘FLAVOUR OF AFRICA’

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Born in Enugu, hailing from Anambra State, Chinedu Okoli popularly known as Flavour N’abania or more recently, the ‘Flavour of Africa’ is recognized as Africa’s Highlife King.

 

Flavour’s brand of music is a fusion of African Rhythm, Highlife and contemporary Jazz, in one phrase: “Afro Hip-Life”. His music has grown to be immensely popular and enjoyed by music enthusiasts all around the world.

 

In 2008, Flavour released his 8-track-album titled “Nabania”, which received sales of over 10 million copies nationwide. In 2010 his sophomore album, “Uplifted” with hit singles “Nwa Baby”, “Oyi” and “Adanma” received even more success. The album made waves on various media platforms. The success of Uplifted allowed Flavour to become one of Africa’s premiere performing artists as well as enabled Flavour to headline major national and international music events throughout Africa, America, Asia, Europe, and Australia.

 

Flavour has performed alongside acts such as Snoop Dogg, Ciara, French Montana, Lauryn Hill, Akon, Rick Ross and many other international acts. In addition to performing for sold-out audiences worldwide, Flavour has been featured in major newspapers and media outlets around the world.

 

Having garnered numerous awards and nominations across the globe, including MTV BASE Africa Music Awards (MAMA 2014), a quadruple win at the 2013 Nigerian Music Video Awards (NMVA’s), Channel O Africa Music Awards, NEMEA Awards and being nominated for one of Africa’s most prestigious music awards- KORA Awards, Flavour’s natural aptitude for music continues to be greatly recognized.

 

His third album “Blessed” was released in October 2012 under his own independent, record label, 2NITE ENTER10MENT. Since then, Flavour has grown to be a major force in the music industry both in Africa and internationally.

 

In addition to Flavour’s fourth studio album, “Thankful”, which featured an eclectic mix of his famous Highlife sound; Flavour has had immense public success from the promotional campaign of his single, “Power to Win”, which was confirmed as one of the soundtracks used on Season 14 of American Idol.

 

Flavour is currently a brand ambassador for Globacom, Life Beer, Flat Tummy Tea and Bullet Energy drink.

 

Flavour made music history during his stint on Coke Studio Africa with his collaboration with top Ugandan songstress, Juliana Kanyomozi. Both “Ololufe/ Haturudi” and “Nakupenda” music mash-ups were added to the first ever Coke Studio Africa album. In 2016, Flavour also launched the ‘Flavour of Africa’ campaign and tour, which had Flavour perform in a number of countries throughout West Africa as well as making a number of large charitable donations in these respective countries. Flavour has twice performed at two of the largest concerts in the United States of America featuring African artists: One Africa Music Fest in August 2016 as well as in October 2016. One Africa Music Fest featured acts such as Jidenna, Tiwa Savage, P-Square, Wizkid, Davido and many more.

 

In 2017, Flavour dropped a surprise album for his fans, Ijele the Traveler, which featured smash hits like “Baby Na Yoka,” “Nnekata,” “Virtuous Woman” and “Most High” featuring Semah G. Weifur.

 

Having captivated audiences with his unique and eclectic sound, Flavour has set the standard in his field and still has a lot more to offer.

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Ghanaian rapper Medikal remanded in prison custody for 5 day

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Ghanaian rapper Medikal has been ordered by an Accra Court to be remanded in prison custody for 5 days. (more…)

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Photos and Videos from Sika Osei’s stunning Ghana/Naija traditional wedding

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Ghanaian actress and TV presenter, Sika Osei on Thursday, October 21 2021 tied the knot in Accra with her Nigerian fiancé in a beautiful traditional wedding ceremony. (more…)

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Showmax Premiers Ghana Jollof

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Ladies and gentlemen, lunch is served!

Showmax premiers its first comedy-drama series in West Africa, Ghana Jollof, which premieres on the African streaming service on Friday, 22 October 2021.

Ghana Jollof tells the sizzling story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (Funnybone) and Romanus (Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana in search of greener pastures.

In the trailer, things start up with a first-time meeting between Nnamdi (Uzor Arukwe, who starred as dreaded crime boss Knight in Sugar Rush), Jasper (AMVCA-winning actor/comedian Funnybone), Kweku (heartthrob James Gardiner from Ghana’s popular telenovela Dede) and Romanus (AMAA nominee/Youtuber Akah Nnani). Subsequently, Jasper and Romanus head out to Ghana to jollof, kicking off a series of adventures… and misadventures.

Executive produced by Nigeria’s King of Comedy, Basketmouth, Ghana Jollof serves up a delicious ensemble cast from both Nigeria and Ghana. This includes the likes of AMAA nominee Joselyn Dumas, leading comedienne Jacinta Ocansey, Mawuli Gavor (Chief Daddy), popular reality star Portia Freelove, model and actress Brihanna Kinte, veteran actor Jackson Albert Davies (Beasts of No Nation), actress Korkor Oyeba Mensah, and multiple award-winning comedian/actor, Kalybos, not to mention Basketmouth himself.

“I’ve always wanted to create something that would be a collaboration between Nigeria and Ghana, and Ghana Jollof is a realization of that dream,” says Basketmouth. “From the cast to the crew, everyone gave of themselves to create a show deserving to be Showmax’s first comedy-drama from West Africa. We all can’t wait for the fans to see what we’ve cooked up.”

Ghana Jollof is directed by AMVCA nominee Diji Aderogba, whose debut feature film About A Boy won the Audience Choice Award at Nollywood Film Week in Paris, France.

Ghana Jollof will be available for streaming across Africa and in the UK. The show will have 13 episodes to devour, with new episodes dropping every Friday from 22 October 2021.

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You asked for the country to be fixed and it is being fixed- Prince David Osei reacts to Shatta/Medikal arrests

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Ghanaian actor Prince David Osei has opined that the current arrests of Shatta Wale and Medikal are true examples of the country being fixed.

Earlier on in the year, there were several social media protests led by Efia Odo and others asking the government of the day to fix the country.

While the protest has gone silent over the last couple months, the current actions by the new IGP has Prince David Osei agreeing that indeed the system was being fixed.

On Tuesday and Thursday night, Shatta Wale and Medikal were both arrested by the Police for committing various crimes.

Reacting to their arrests, Prince David Osei, who is a staunch member of the NPP, on Thursday evening shared on his Instagram stating that Ghanaians asked for the country to be fixed and that’s exactly what they’re getting.

“Did I hear someone say fix the country? Well the power that be heard your plea and is fixing the country. Ghana will prosper. Good night,” he shared.

He added; “In a country where the law works, the people prosper. 24/7 the system is working.”

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Medikal arrested for flaunting gun on social media

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Rapper, Medikal has been arrested for brandishing a gun in a video on social media.

Medikal was with his wife, Fella Makafui, at the Accra Regional Police Command charge office.

He was brought to the station by police and is currently in police custody.

One of the lawyers who represented Shatta Wale, Jerry Avenogbor, was sighted at the police command but it remains unclear if he is going to represent Medikal in this case.

This comes a few hours after dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale, and four other people were remanded into police custody following an alleged gun attack that turned out to be a hoax.

They were remanded by an Accra Circuit Court on Thursday, October 21, 2021, during their first appearance in court.

Medikal was at the court premises to offer support to Shatta Wale.

Shatta Wale was picked up by the police for spreading false news about an assassination attempt at his residence in Accra on October 19, 2021.

 

Source: Citinews

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Watch: Medikal reportedly arrested for brandishing a gun in a video on social media

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According to a CITI TV report, Ghanaian rapper, Samuel Adu Frimpong, aka Medikal, has been arrested for brandishing a gun in a video on social media. (more…)

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