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Majid Michel details how meeting Hollywood stars led him to lose interest in acting

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Award-winning actor, Majid Michel, who is now an Evangelist says his current loss of interest in acting was due to an encounter with the cast of ‘Think Like A Man”.

According to him, although one of his goals was to feature in Hollywood movies and be on set with Arnold Schwarzenegger and jump from helicopters, that has changed.

Speaking on Joy FM‘s The Reason is Jesus on Sunday, he stated that after being acquainted with the cast of “Think like a man”, he suddenly lost interest in pursuing his dreams in acting.

“After the movie ‘Somewhere in Africa’, I was introduced to the cast of ‘Think like a man’, Steve Harvey’s book in Los Angeles, because the movie was premiered in Los Angeles and the President of the Pan African Film Festival, was there. When Sony Pictures was premiering the movie with Kevin Hart, Megan Good, I was there.

“Through that film, I got to meet all these people. I didn’t even take a picture with Kevin Hart. He wasn’t famous as at the time. Now I regret it. But I had a picture with Megan Good and the husband she recently split up with. I thought that was her bodyguard at the time.

“To me, it was where I wanted to be and after that, an interest in me just left. The interest just left me like that. It doesn’t mean it won’t come back. I was probably drawn back into the wilderness a little bit to recharge on something and come back.”

He told host, Fifi Folson, his interest in acting can be regenerated if need be, but currently, he is focused on the things of God and how to acquire the knowledge he needs.

“I can regenerate the interest if I want to but the interest for Hollywood, and doing all these movies I wanted to do with Arnold Schwarzenegger – jumping from the helicopters, the thrill has just left. It moved to knowledge in the things of God. It was a hunger for knowledge.

According to Majid, he has always known God all his life. “There was no turning point. Since I remember being aware in life, I have known God,” he added.

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Black Sherif, KiDi, King Promise, Camidoh, Gyakie, Lasmid nominated for Soundcity MVP Awards

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Ghanaian artistes are showing up and showing out at the 2023 Soundcity MVP Awards. (more…)

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Sarkodie announces ‘Jamz World Tour’ 2023

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Africa’s most decorated rapper, Sarkodie has just announced that he’s touring the world this year! (more…)

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Rappers should be able to live other people’s reality, not just theirs- Sarkodie on keeping his music exciting

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Award-winning Ghanaian rapper, Sarkodie has shared some tricks he thinks Ghanaian rappers can use to enhance their flow of rap and uniqueness when it comes to music craft. (more…)

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We helped each other’s careers- Medikal on relationship with Sister Derby

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Ghanaian rapper, Medikal has stated that his relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Sister Deborah was a mutually beneficial one. (more…)

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It wasn’t luck, we invested to make “Sugarcane” a hit worldwide- Camidoh

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Ghanaian Afropop and R&b singer, Camidoh has disclosed that his song ‘‘Sugarcane’’ did not become a hit by luck. (more…)

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Ghana’s Dr Pushkin to Perform at SXSW 2023

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What is SXSW Music Festival?

The Outlandish album is finally out, and already Dr. Pushkin is on his way to the SXSW Music Festival. The conscious rapper has been confirmed as a performer at the SXSW Music Festival 2023. SXSW, also known as South by Southwest, is the world’s biggest festival of its kind. The event, which takes place in Austin – Texas, brings together over 160,000 fans to a barrage of musical performances, conferences, film premieres, and several mini-events that characterize art. This year’s event comes between the 10th and 19th of March 2023; it will, as usual bring the What’s Next in Tech, Film, Music, and beyond to patrons of the event and the world.

Which Ghanaian artists have performed on the SXSW Music Festival stage?

In 2019, Africa was prioritized by the organizers of the SXSW Music Festival with an “Africa to the World” theme. The event featured a myriad of Africa’s finest musicians and many others. Representing Ghana was Jojo Abot, Stonebwoy, and Efya. In 2023, Dr. Pushkin is honored to represent Ghana on the show.

In a conversation with Dr. Pushkin, he indicated how excited he was about the opportunity. While commenting on it, he mentioned the crew he’s mounting the stage with. According to the “Lies” and “Wake Up” rapper, Ghana’s undisputed tongue-twist specialist, Budukusu, will join him on stage.

The two rappers have collaborated on three songs off Dr. Pushkin’s latest album. And since they’ve been hanging around a lot lately, they are working some magic as a team. Also on Dr. Pushkin’s crew for SXSW 2023 will be Aggie and AZA, featured on “Forgive them” and “No Regrets,” respectively, on the Outlandish album. Selecta Rah of Club Bantu fame will be the crew’s official Deejay as they mount the stage to thrill and awaken the audience.

Dr. Pushkin’s performance comes on the heals of Jojo Abbot, Efya, and Stoneboy who graced the event in 2019 as Ghanaians.

History of the SXSW Music Festival

SXSW started in 1987 with 177 artists and 15 stages. By 2019, the event had 1,964 showcasing artists (including musicians) and 94 Venues & Stages. Notable artists and personalities participating in SXSW are Former US President Barak Obama, Tonny Bennet, Black-eyed Peas, Cypress Hill, Jean Grae, Chamillionaire, Lady Gaga, and several high-profile personalities.

SXSW is an experience of live musical performances, conference sessions, film and television screenings, exhibitions, networking events, professional development opportunities, art installations, and many more. This year’s event takes place from March 10-19. However, the musical festival component is a six-day event, 13th – 18th.

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