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I brought fashion into Ghana – Pappy Kojo

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Pappy Kojo has suggested that he brought fashion into the Ghanaian entertainment industry.

The rapper, who presented the award for Fashion Blogger of the Year at last Saturday’s 2019 Glitz Style Awards, claimed that he deserved a nomination in the style awards.  He was responding to a fun question from Ameyaw TV’s JQ, on how he felt about the ‘snub’.

“It’s disrespectful, I brought fashion into this country…you already know that“, Pappy Kojo said on the red carpet, as he joked about wanting to boycott the ceremony even before it started!

 

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Glitz Africa held the fifth edition of its Glitz Style Awards on Saturday, September 14 with singer, King Promise winning two nods including Social Media Style Influencer of the Year and Artiste of the Year

The celebrates individuals setting trends and raising standards with their sense of style; and also seek to strengthen the growing fashion industry by establishing, developing and promoting international industry standards here in Ghana.

Winners were announced for the various categories after a combined voting process involving Glitz Style Awards Board (40%)m Selected Voting Academy (40%) and Social Media (20%).

The 2019 Glitz Style Awards winners were announced as follows;

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Best Dressed Celebrity on the Red Carpet– Zynnell Lydia Zuh

Artiste of the Year– King Promise

Movie Personality of the Year– Mawuli Gavor

Model of the Year– David Lartey (Nii Pro)

Red Carpet Designer of the Year – Quophi Akotuah

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Stylist of the Year– Kelvin Vincent

Style Influencer of the Year (Africa)– Juliet Olanipekun (Love from Julez)

African Designer of the Year– Aisha Ayensu

Emerging Designer of the Year– Lauren Ama Bartels (Lauren Haute Couture)

Social Media Style Influencer of the Year– King Promise

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Fashion Blogger of the Year– Debbie Beeko (Debbie Bjuku)

Fashion Photographer of the Year– Ben Bond Obiri Asamoah (OAB Photography)

Indigenous Beauty Brand of the Year– RnR Luxury

Designer of the Year– Ezekiel Yartel (Yartel Gh)

Makeup Artiste of the Year– Lawrencia Owusu (Lawrebabe)

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Individual Style of the Year– M.anifest

Glitz Africa Style Influencer of the Year honorary  – Yvonne Okoro and Swanky Jerry

 

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My Dad Lashed Me After Seeing Me Rap on TV at age 15 -Eno Barony 

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One of Ghana’s rap icons, Ruth Nyame Adom, professionally known as Eno Barony has disclosed her father’s reaction after seeing her perform on TV for the first time when she was 15 years old. (more…)

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I’ll Quit Music For Presidency if only Ghanaians will support me – Shatta Wale  

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Award-winning Ghanaian Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale, born Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr., has expressed his desire to transition from music to politics in the future to address the socio-economic issues plaguing the country. (more…)

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Clemento Suarez Urges Ghanaian Entertainers to Quit Smoking 

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Renowned Ghanaian comedian and actor, Clemento Suarez has expressed concern over the increasing prevalence of smoking among Ghanaian talents. (more…)

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Sarkodie is untouchable when it comes to rap and steeze – Efia Odo 

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Ghanaian actress and social media personality, Efia Odo, known in private life as Andrea Owusu has recently commended multiple award-winning rapper, Sarkodie for his remarkable success in the music industry. (more…)

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Sarkodie endorses Guru’s UG SRC presidential bid

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Celebrated Ghanaian rapper, Michael Owusu Addo, better known as Sarkodie, has endorsed Guru’s bid for President of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) at the University of Ghana. (more…)

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Telecel supports TGMA’s Music for Good Award to recognise social impact of musicians

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Charterhouse, organisers of the Telecel Ghana Music Awards (TGMAs), has announced Telecel Ghana as the new category sponsor of the Music for Good award. The honourary award aims to reward and amplify the positive social change made by musicians beyond their craft.

As part of its ongoing transition to Telecel Ghana, the telecoms giant is rolling out a series of rebranded initiatives including merging the Green Award into the existing Music for Good award. The winner of the Music for Good award will be revealed at the grand climax of the TGMAs on Saturday, 1st June and presented with a recognition plaque and a cheque of 20,000 Ghana cedis towards their impact project.

The Music for Good award will recognise an artiste who released a song in the year under review and went beyond their music to contribute significantly to a social cause, including but not limited to youth mentorship, health, education, economic empowerment, social development, and environmental initiatives.

The decision to merge the Green Award with the existing Music for Good award was reached to celebrate the wider contributions of musicians to their communities, shifting the sole focus from environmental efforts to the broader spectrum of social impact.

Ing. Patricia Obo-Nai, CEO of Telecel Ghana, the headline sponsor of the TGMAs indicated that supporting the Music for Good award shows the TGMAs commitment to celebrating musicians who use their influence to push for positive change and add value to the lives of people and communities. 

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We believe musicians have the talent and power to inspire, connect, change lives and communities positively. The Music for Good category will celebrate and honour musicians who go above and beyond in using their influence for the greater good,” Patricia said.

The Music for Good award will shine the spotlight on musicians who have leveraged their fame and influence for tangible impact.

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