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+233 Grill & Jazz Bar to host 2016 ‘Reggae Celebration’ on March 19

Conceived and powered by Deludge Entertainment and by the kind courtesy of +233, the Raggae Celebration Concert of live performances is coming off March 19, 2016 at the +233 Jazz Bar and Grill.

The concert will feature over 20 heavyweight singers and sinjays in the Raggae genre and will showcase all aspects of Raggae Music; from Nyabinghi, through Ska, Rock Steady, Roots, Lovers Rock, Fusion, tinges of Dancehall right up to Electronic variants.

Backed by the mighty 12 piece Big Hillz Band, the stage is surely going to be set ablaze from 7 pm right up to 2 am as the reggae fans would be treated to some awesome performances.

Organisers say ‘there will be no room for miming this and the feeling will be irie’

Patrons will remember that Deluge Entertainment in collaboration with Dr Henry Lartey and +233 promoted the Mutabaruka and Tony Rebel Show.

Afriyie Acquah’s wife Amanda begs Kenpong

 

Amanda Acquah, wife of Black Stars midfielder Afriyie Acquah has rendered an unqualified apology to his ex-husband Kennedy Agyapong, who is popularly known as Kenpong, for releasing an audio recording in which she made disparaging remarks about him.

Confirmed: Gifty Anti is pregnant

 

Radio and television personality Gifty Anti , who in October 2015 got married to Nana Ansah Kwao - a broadcaster and Chief of Edumasa – is pregnant, it has been reported.

Grateful Celine Dion says thank you to fans

Celine Dion has thanked her fans for giving her ''energy'' and motivating her to make her late husband proud with her stage show.

The 'Think Twice' hitmaker - who returned to her residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel and Casino on February 23 for the first time since the death of her beloved husband René Angelil in January - praised her ''amazing'' audiences for helping her get back to her best as she prepared for a break from the shows.

Viola Davis slams young lazy actors

Viola Davis has slammed the ''entitlement'' of young actors who expect to be superstars overnight. The 'How To Get Away With Murder' actress can't understand why aspiring thespians turn down roles because they are not their ideal projects, insisting they should accept everything while honing their craft as they will never be ''superstars'' without a body of work behind them.

Bob Okala’s passing unsettling – Prez Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has paid tribute to the late veteran Comedian, Samuel Kwadwo Buabeng, popularly known as Bob Okala. The 59-year old passed away on Sunday dawn  at the Koforidua Government Hospital, after a short illness.

Sarkodie shines at IndigO2 arena

The long queues outside of the O2 from ‪7pm last night was already a good indication that Sarkodie Live was going to be a sell out show. The atmosphere inside the auditorium at IndigO2 was energised as the crowd arrived unfashionably early for a concert tipped to be the best performance display by an African artist.

Straight Outta Compton, Star Wars, Concussion others earn nomination in 2016 MTV Movie Awards

While the 2016 Oscars awards didn’t give much attention to diversity, the 2016 MTV Movie Awards seems to be doing the exact opposite.

The record-breaking movie Star Wars leads this year’s nomination list, with 11 nominations including the “Movie of The Year” and “Ensemble Cast Categories”. Actress Lupita Nyong’o was nominated for “Best Virtual Performance” in Star wars while British- Nigerian actor, John Boyega was also nominated in the “Breakthrough Awards Category”.

We are surprised by Yaw Siki’s outburst - Sonnie Badu

Award winning gospel artiste, Sonnie Badu has reacted to claims by former hiplife artiste, Yaw Siki, that his intentions to help him (Yaw Siki) was for fame.

According to him, his decision to make public his help to the now-turned evangelist was because of the interview he granted to Accra-based JoyFM, which was published on social media platforms.

Will and Jada Smith move on after Chris Rock’s joke

Jada Pinkett Smith is moving on after Chris Rock’s now-famous joke about her at the 2016 Oscars. After the nominations announcement revealed that, like the year before, all the acting nominees are white, the 44-year-old actress a vowed to boycott the ceremony. She was among many people, including celebs, who spoke out about the lack of diversity.

Bisa Kdei picks up MOGO’S ‘Best Song of the Year’ award

Bisa Kdei marked another milestone in his rising career when he picked up the award for the best song of the year at Citi FM’s Music Of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) Awards.

The artiste has enjoyed a meteoric rise in fame in the last year, and capped it off with the award.

Shirley Frimpong-Manso gets ‘Best Picture Editor’ award at AMVCA

Shirley Nana Akua Frimpong-Manso won the award for Best Picture Editor at this year’s Africa Magic Viewers Choice held Saturday in Lagos.

Miss Frimpong-Manso’s win was a huge statement for Ghana, which failed to go home with a single award last year. The serial winner was not present to receive the award but took to Twitter to express her excitement.

I shall walk without a limp by June - Stonebwoy

Dancehall act Stonebwoy has assured fans that he will stop limping in three months time.

He said this while performing at the just ended MTN Pulse Turn Up concert held at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Andy Dosty joins Praye

Hiplife music group, Praye on Sunday morning at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium announced musician and DJ, Andy Dosty as new member of the group. The group made a formal public statement at the second edition of Freedom Concert when they appeared on stage to perform.

Okomfo Kwaade set to release album this Easter

Fans of Hiplife musician Kwaade will have something to smile about as he is set to release an album this Easter.

This was revealed to Graphic Showbiz last Tuesday by his manager, Fareed Yakubu who was optimistic that the album will do very well.