Category: Entertainment

Check Out the Official Trailer for “The Lion King”

Walt Disney Studios has released the official trailer for the Jon Favreau-directed “The Lion King”. The all-star cast includes Donald Gloveras Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon. The movie goes into theaters on July 19, 2019. Synopsis: “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. […]

Nigerian media mogul Mo Abudu receives 2019 Médailles d’Honneur at MIPtv in Cannes

Abudu is the first African and Nigerian recipient of this award.   CEO of EbonyLife Media, Mo Abudu, was awarded the 2019 Médailles d’Honneur (medal of honour) at the MIPTV ceremony in Cannes, France, on the 8th of April 2019. She makes history as the first African and Nigerian recipient of this prestigious award, given […]

#Wrestlemania: Kofi Kingston becomes the first ever black man to emerge WWE champion

Kofi Kingston made history last night when he became the African-American world champions after he defeated Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 35.   The WWE veteran and one-third of The New Day fought out of a long attempt from Bryan to worked the crowd into a frenzy. He reversed Bryan into a ground-and-pound […]

Nipsey Hussle’s family and girlfriend, Lauren London speak about him in heartbreaking interview

Family members of rapper and community activist Nipsey Hussle have spoken up about him following his murder. According to Los Angeles Times, Nipsey Hussle’s family “have taken comfort in each other, huddling, as they have for years, at Hussle’s grandmother’s house in South L.A.” Hussle’s mother, Angelique Smith, paused in the middle of a story […]

Solange has pulled out of 2019 Coachella Music Festival Less than a week to the Event

Music star Solange Knowles will no longer be performing at the 2019 Coachella Music Festival, as revealed by Coachella’s official Twitter account. With less than a week to go before the event kicks off, the 32-year-old singer has canceled her upcoming sets. Coachella says: Due to major production delays, Solange will unfortunately no longer be performing at this year’s […]

Spice Girls ‘world tour abandoned’ in the wake of Geri Horner and Mel B lesbian fling bombshell

A worldwide tour which is supposed to unite the Spice Girls has reportedly been abandoned after the Geri Horner and Mel B lesbian fling bombshell.   Recall that the pop girl group,  Geri, Mel B, Mel C and Emma Bunton were planning to embark on a worldwide tour before Mel B claimed she had a lesbian fling with her bandmate, […]

Davido’s Performance during J.Cole’s Dreamville Festival was LIT!

Yesterday Davido performed at the highly anticipated Dreamville Festival put together by American music star J.Cole. Always one to deliver with an energetic performance, Davido put up a lit show at the festival which was held in North Carolina, United States. Watch a clip from his performance below. Photo Credit: @davidoofficial

Spotted: Taraji P. Henson, Yara Shahidi, Gigi Hadid at Variety’s Power Of Women Event

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 05: Yara Shahidi and Taraji P. Henson attend Variety’s Power Of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 05, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images) Variety’s Power Of Women: New Yorkevent held at Cipriani Midtown on April 05, 2019 in New York City. The […]

US rapper, Nipsey Hussle shot dead outside his Los Angeles Store

The hip-hop world has been thrown into a state of mourning after American rapper,Nipsey Hussle, was shot dead on Sunday March 31st.   The Los Angeles rapper whose real name was Ermias Davidson Asghedom was reportedly shot multiple times outside of his clothing store, Marathon Clothing Company in the Hyde Park neighborhood of  LA, south of the Crenshaw area on Sunday. […]

Red Carpet Fab: 2019 NAACP Image Awards

The 50th NAACP Image Awards was held this weekend at Dolby Theatre on March 30, 2019, in Hollywood, California. The star-studded event was attended by Chrissy Metz, Jay Ellis, Jon Huertas, Lena Waithe, Loretta Devine, Mike Colter, Regina Hall, Rutina Wesley, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Sterling K Brown, Vin Diesel, Anthony Anderson, Cynthia Erivo, Danielle Brooks, Deon Cole, […]

Scott Walker, one of the most influential singers in rock history has died

American-born British singer-songwriter, Scott Walker has died at the age of 76. A statement from his record label said: ‘For half a century, the genius of the man born Noel Scott Engel has enriched the lives of thousands, first as one-third of The Walker Brothers, and later as a solo artist, producer and composer of uncompromising originality.’ […]

AKA wins ‘Favourite South African Star’ Award at 2019 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 23: AKA attends Nickelodeon’s 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards at Galen Center on March 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images) South African artist AKA, won the Favourite South African Star award category at the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. AKA won the category where he was nominated […]

Ghana’s Stonebwoy wins ‘Favourite African Star’ Award at 2019 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

Nollywood star Adesua Etomi, media personality Ik Osakioduwa, Ghanaian dancehall star Stonebwoy and East Africa music group Sauti Sol were nominated in the “Favourite African Star” category of the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. The event held over the weekend and Stonebwoy emerged the winner of the coveted award.   #ICYMI || A BIG Congratulations to @stonebwoyb on winning the 2019 #KCA […]

Taylor Swift wins Global Music Star at 2019 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

Taylor Swift has been announced as the winner of the Global Music Star category at the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Africa. Swift, who represented North America won the award where Nigerian superstar and Africa’s representative Davido, BLACKPINK representing Asia, Troye Sivan representing Australia/New Zealand, David Guetta representing Europe, J Balvin representing Latin America and HRVY representing United Kingdom were also nominated. Photo Credit: Dreamstimes

Spotted: AKA, Will Smith, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Ray J at the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

The 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards held last night at the Galen Center on Saturday (March 23) in Los Angeles. The show was hosted by DJ Khaled, with several big winners announced through the course of the night – Joey King, Noah Centineo, Chris Pratt, Taylor Swift and more. Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Will Smith, Tyga, Ray J, Skai […]