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Don Jazzy's Mavin Records sign Iyanya

Founder of Mavin Records, Don Jazzy has announced the signing of Iyanya by the record label months after he left Ubi Franklin's Made Men Records.

Bill Cosby wins defamation lawsuit

It was a win for Bill Cosby in court on Thursday as a federal judge in Pennsylvania sided with the disgraced comedian and granted his motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit, according to court records.

Omanhene Pozo buried

Deceased rapper, Omanhene Pozo has been laid to rest with his funeral rites held at the WASS Park, Adenta Old Barrier on Saturday.

2016 MTN 4syte Music Video Awards nominees list out

Ignace Hego’s 4syte TV are set to roll another edition of the video awards to celebrate musicians whose investment and demand of quality video has led to a general upping of everyone’s game.

James Bond won't get past the spy recruitment process in real life - MI 6 Boss

Head of Britain's intelligence agency MI6, Alex Younger says despite James Bond's many qualities, the fictional spy won't make it into the agency in real life because he doesn’t have the requisite qualities. Speaking to British website Black History Month, he said: “In contrast to James Bond, MI6 officers are not for taking moral shortcuts. In fact, a strong ethical core is one of the first qualities we look for in our staff.

According to him, “In contrast to James Bond, MI6 officers are not for taking moral shortcuts. In fact, a strong ethical core is one of the first qualities we look for in our staff".

"It’s safe to say that James Bond wouldn’t get through our recruitment process and, whilst we share his qualities of patriotism, energy and tenacity, an intelligence officer in the real MI6 has a high degree of emotional intelligence, values teamwork and always has respect for the law… unlike Mr Bond!”, he told British website Black History.


1st Round of ‘The One’ auditions end with massive crowd at Accra audition

The Accra auditions of YFMs reality show, The One, which took place at the forecourt of e.TV and Happy FM offices attracted hundreds of young men and women who came to justify their inclusion to make it to the final stages of the auditions and eventually be part of this once in a lifetime reality show.

I seek an audience with Nana Addo & Mahama for peaceful election – Shatta Wale

Appearing on Starr Chat’s ‘Personality Profile’ on Wednesday hosted by Bola Ray, dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale disclosed he seeks to confer with NPP’s Nana Akufo-Addo and NDC leader, Dramani Mahama to extract a pledge from them committing to a peaceful election stressing “Ghana is in their hands.”

No political party can pay for my endorsement - Shatta Wale

Though his songs are being used as campaign songs by the two main political parties in Ghana,  self-proclaimed Dancehall King, Shatta Wale has stated that he will not endorse any of the presidential candidates for the December 7 polls.

2016 MTV Africa Music Awards Winners

After weeks of excitement and anticipation, Africa’s music fans have spoken at the sixth edition of Africa’s premiere annual music showcase, the MTV Africa Music Awards Johannesburg 2016.

Shatta Wale drops new single 'Nana Vs Mahama'

The self-acclaimed Dancehall King Charles Nii Armah popularly known in showbiz as ShattaWale has dropped a new single titled ‘Nana Vs Mahama’ which is meant for the two main political parties in the country for the December elections.

Danny Nettey’s loss is profound - Okyeame Kwame

Even as the gospel fraternity painfully embraces the demise of gospel music strongman Danny Nettey, hiplife icon Okyeame Kwame has described the late singer as one who will always be remembered for his solid voice and the musical support he gave many.

Got no help from VVIP – Shatta Wale

Not one to be taken on in a duel lightly, Shatta Wale has submitted that musical group VVIP has not offered him any favours as prodigal claimed in his scathing Facebook post.

With ‘Bie Gya’, Criss Waddle warms self in minds and hearts

For years he was known as an associate of the R2Bees group and its front men Mugeez and Paedae but it’s curious he was not involved in any of their popular tunes or featured prominently in their videos but Criss Waddle has changed all that.