Bombs Go Off In Nigeria’s Entertainment Industry; Timaya, Sean Tizzle, Sound Sultan, Dr. Sid, Banky W Join Growing List Of MTN Ambassadors

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PETER OKOYE'S LOLA OMOTAYO-OKOYE MOVES ON;TIMAYA, SEAN TIZZLE, SOUND SULTAN, DR. SID, BANKY W JOIN THE GROWING LIST OF MTN AMBASSADOR; EXCLUSIVE VIDEO FROM TIWA AND TUNJI BALOGUN'S GRAND DUBAI WEDDING; P-SQUARE MAKES RECONCILIATORY MOVES, AS JUDE DECLARES 'FAMILY IS EVERYTHING'; SEUN KUTI TO PROTEST AGAINST BOKO HARAM;SINZU ALLEGEDLY INVOLVED IN CREDIT CARD FRAUD SCANDAL

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Hi guys, the best entertainment and lifestyle content through our weekly HipHopWorld Online newsletter is here again! This week, we have so many entertaining articles and features on your favourite celebrities including; Eyewitness accounts of the incidents which led to the Nyanya bomb blast which has since been credited to the Boko Haram terrorist sect, Reports from the succesfully convened NEC 2014, Banky W's defense of Tiwa and Tee Billz, Seun Kuti's plans to protest against Boko Haram, Allegations of Sauce Kid's involvement in credit card scam, and more!
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May 1, 2014

News Round Up

The following stories made the news this week

TIMAYA, SEAN TIZZLE, SOUND SULTAN, DR. SID, BANKY W JOIN THE GROWING LIST OF MTN AMBASSADORS

It was a night of fun, dance and laughter as hundreds gathered for the Premiere and Unveiling of new videos as well as new ambassadors of telecoms company, MTN.
The event which took place at Dollhouse on April 30, 2014, Victoria island, Lagos saw African celebrities from Ghana, South Africa and Nigeria in attendance.
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PETER OKOYE'S LOLA OMOTAYO-OKOYE MOVES ON


Lola Omotayo-Okoye, wife of music superstar Peter Okoye, has put all the controversy and trouble that trailed her in recents weeks behind her and moved on. She was present at the glamorous wedding of Tunji Balogun(T-Billz) and Tiwa that took place in Dubai to actively take part in supporting her friend, Tiwa. It's been a rocky few weeks for Lola Okoye. She was seen as the reason why the Okoye brothers wanted to split up. Lola, received the backlash of fans online who believed she was meddling in the affairs of P Square.
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BOMBS GO OFF IN NIGERIA'S ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

Terrorism used to be a strange word in Nigerian conversations-only spoken when talking about countries such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel and Palestine. We are all witnesses to how words such as 'terror', 'terrorism', and 'suicide bombings' have unfortunately become familiar words within the last few years.
Terrorism in Nigeria is a sad development that seems to get worse each passing day. Last night another bomb went off at Nyanya, Abuja reportedly killing 12, and injuring 19.
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO FROM TIWA AND TUNJI BALOGUN'S GRAND DUBAI WEDDING

The city of Dubai was agog on Saturday 26th April 2014 as Tiwa Savage and Teebillz  Adetunji Balogun  eventually  tied the nuptial in a spectacular high society wedding  which was-as expected- graced by a retinue of Nigerian celebrities who joined the lover birds at the exquisite Armani hotel as they exchanged their wedding vows.
Amongst the celebrities who were present at the ceremony include; EME boss Banky W, the best man to the groom, popular On-air-personalities: Toke Makinwa, Toolz; Don Jazzy and the Mavin 2.0 acts
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NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY MOURNS AS AMAKA IGWE PASSES ON AT 51

Renowned Nollywood film maker Amaka Igwe has passed on  after suffering an asthma attack.
According to a statement released by NET,“Amaka had gone to Enugu in company of her husband for a pre-production preparation for a new Igbo soap when the sad incident occurred .
The statement read; “She suffered an asthmatic attack and was immediately rushed to a hospital, but died before getting there.“Amaka is survived by her husband of 21 years, Charles Igwe, three children, and an aged mother”.
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P-SQUARE MAKES RECONCILIATORY MOVES, AS JUDE DECLARES 'FAMILY IS EVERYTHING'

Alas! There seems to be a silver lining in the hitherto gloomy clouds for one of Nigeria’s most influential entertainment dynasty-the Okoye family.
Over the past week, the internet has been awashed with several headlines, all hinting that the Okoye brothers-Jude, Peter and Paul were at logger heads and that the group P square might just be headed for a split.
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DON JAZZY PRESENTS TIWA AND TUNJI BALOGUN A BRAND NEW PRADO JEEP AS WEDDING PRESENT (PHOTOS)

CEO Mavin records, Micheal Collins, better known as Don jazzy sure knows how to stunt like a boss. The self acclaimed Don Baba J caused quite a stir when he unveiled his present to the couple-a Prado jeep.
The elated couple could not hide their joy as Tiwa beamed with smiles as Don Jazzy pointed at the jeep whichwas wheeled in by a truck. It is a given that the couple would receive a truck load of pricey gift but certainly a Prado jeep jeep from the don would stand out and make headlines than any other.
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TERRY G RESPONDS TO HOTEL BRAWL ALLEGATION

Following recent allegations that Popular Nigeria singer and entertainer Terry G was involved in a fight, the dance hall crooner has not only come out to debunk the story but expressed his disappointment with the alleged incident which had gone viral on social media platforms.
In a brief statement, Terry G, who was recently unveiled as a Peace Ambassador expressed his shock that anyone would want to tarnish his image at this point of his career.  The TGP front man expressed his thoughts thus:
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EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS OF THE RUINOUS NYANYA BOMB BLAST

On 14th April, 2014 residents of the Federal capital territory, Abuja woke up and set about their daily activities like every other person in any other part of the world.
However what was unknown to them was that that day would soon become a day that they would always live to remember-although for the wrong reasons.
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STAKEHOLDERS RUB MINDS AT THE 2014 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE

The ball room of the prestigious Eko hotel and suites came alive yesterday 23rd April, 2014 as the publishers of Nigerian entertainment Today (NET) convened the second edition of the Nigerian entertainment conference.
The well attended conference assembled stakeholders in the Nigerian entertainment scene to discuss salient issues pertaining to the industry
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SEUN KUTI TO PROTEST AGAINST BOKO HARAM

With the rising trend of terrorism and indiscriminate killings in different parts of Nigeria, Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti has come out to protest against the notorious terrorist group Boko Haram.
Championing this course, Seun Kuti will be leading a protest tagged “Stolen Dreams” when he returns from his European tour. The proposed protest is planned to take place on May 1st, 2014 in Lagos.
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BASKETMOUTH'S LUXURY WRISTWATCH

Days after Nigerian Celebrities On Air Personality Freeze of Cool Fm showed off his self acclaimed expensive wrist watch collection which Mavin records boss and top producer Don Jazzy also had a similar piece of the De Grisogono wrist watch which is said to be worth at about 20million naira.
However in a bid perhaps to add more thrill to the unfolding plot, ace comedian Basket Mouth has lent a rather humorous dimension to the proceedings as he also shared a picture of his Spiderman themed watch with the caption...
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ICE PRINCE IN DILEMMA, SEEKS YOUR ADVICE

Nigerian rapper Ice Prince Zamani is at the moment between the devil and the deep blue sea, the rapper recently revealed that he has been invited to perform at his ex’s upcoming wedding and seeks your advice.
The rapper however took to his twitter account to share his bemusement with followers, in his words;
‘This guy get heart tho!...
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OSITA 'PAW PAW' IHEME: THE ACTOR AND THE AUTHOR OF "INSPIRE 101"

INSPIRE 101, a book on inspirational quotes written by popular Nollywood actor Osita Kenneth Iheme who is popularly known, as Paw Paw has reportedly been endorsed by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC).
The endorsement, which commissioned Africana First Publishers plc to print and distribute copies of the book that was reviewed by Professor Pat Utomi and Mr. DimgbaIgwe...
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SINZU ALLEGEDLY INVOLVED IN CREDIT CARD FRAUD SCANDAL

It is certainly not the best of times for SMG front man, Sinzu, formally known as Sauce kid. The rapper is currently in a bit of a muddle as a recent surveillance video released online has shown someone who looks like the rapper perpetrating debit card fraud in the city of Houston.
The video was posted on a local US website abclocal.go.com and they said authorities were looking for a man wanted for withdrawing money from a victim’s bank account at an ATM in Walgreen’s store on 8535 South Braeswood, Southwest Houston on March 2, 2014.
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DR SID AND M.I SET TO MAKE NOLLYWOOD DEBUT

With their music careers already working out very successfully, Nigerian music heavyweights Dr Sid and MI are reportedly set to make a play for Nollywood in Newly-wed Moses Inwang’s new movie.
The movie which is titled “The Last Three Digits” will see the music superstars make their debut into Nollywood and would be acting alongside some old names including Nonso Diobi, Yemi Blaq...
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NEW CHURCH WORSHIPS JAY Z'S WIFE, BEYONCE

First it was Kanye West with the ‘Yeezianity’ which was a religion created to worship the rapper, and now, a new church has reportedly been established for the worship of Ms. Carter, Beyonce.
The founder of the church called The National Church Of Bey allegedly said “we are very disappointed in the failure of the public to recognize the existence of a divine Deity walking among them. Deity’s often walk the Earth in their flesh form. Beyonce will transcend back to the spirit once her work here on Mother Earth has been completed.”
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MARIAH CAREY DEMANDS ENTIRE FIRST CLASS CABIN

Pop diva Mariah Carey has instructed her staff to book the entire first class cabin on a flight next month, setting her back £70,000.
The legendary singer is insistent on travelling in style and has ordered her aides to book the entire first class cabin on a British Airways flight when she goes to Cannes Film Festival next month.
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JAY Z IN BLACKMAIL PLOT OVER MASTER RECORDINGS WORTH $30MILLION

Jay Z is allegedly being blackmailed by a former intern, who has demanded $110,000 to return master recordings of tracks such as ‘I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)’ and ‘Holla’
The recordings are said to be worth $30 million and were recorded in New York between 2002 and 2003. The ex-intern contacted Jay’s Roc Nation last week demanding payment in exchange for returning the masters, which he had kept in storage in Northridge, California.
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MILA KUNIS SHOWS OFF BABY BUMP

American actress Mila Kunis who recently won best villain for ‘Oz the great and powerful’ at the MTV movie awards has been observed to be making efforts to hide her baby bump by wearing loose dresses.
The actress who is expecting her first child with actor Ashton Kutcher has been spotted showing off and rocking her baby bump leaving one to believe she is no longer hiding it. Mila kunis growing belly was visible at the Mtv movie awards and also during her recent vacation with Fiancee Ashton Kutcher.
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BANKY W HAS AN IMPERSONATOR

Empire Mates Entertainment boss Banky W has revealed that he has an imposter.
The Singer revealed this on Instagram with a series of posts and captions after he revealed that someone was trying to collect money from unsuspecting upcoming artistes by putting up adverts claiming that there is an Easter fiesta show coming up and upcoming acts are required to buy a 10,000 form to qualify for a performance slot.
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WORD!!! - ADEWALE AYUBA

“If you are conversant with Nigerian Hiphop music, you will find out that all my brothers that claim they are doing Hiphop like D’banj, Davido and the rest are all fuji singers. When you listen to the way they sing, you can see that the voice is fuji.
The beat they put behind it is what changes it to Hiphop and R&B. What they are doing here is ‘tungba’ because immediately you press play, you start dancing all the way”
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NEW VIDEO: AYAWA - AYOOLA

Winner of MTN project fame season 5, Ayoola is out with the visuals to his scintillating tune ‘Ayawa’. The video is directed by ace cinematographer Clarence Peters.
Enjoy it!
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I THOUGHT YOU KNEW

  • Difference Entertainment act, Sean Tizzle used to be a rapper whilst in a three-man group called 2B1 consisting of himself, his cousin and a friend.
  • ‘Billie Jean’ by Michael Jackson was the first video to air on MTV by a black artist.
  • The song with the longest title is ‘I’,m a Cranky Old Yank in a Clanky Old Yank on the Streets of Yokohama with my Honolulu Mama Doin’ Those Beat-o Flat-On-My-Seat-O, Hirohito Blues’ written Hoagy Carmichael in 1943. He later claimed the song title ended with “Yank” and the rest was a joke.
  • Ace producer and CEO of Difference Entertainment, D Tunes used to be a rapper and singer before he ventured into music production
  • At only four lines long, the Japanese national anthem is the shortest national anthem. The longest is the Greek national anthem at 158 verses long.
  • The harmonica is the world’s best-selling music instrument.
  • Music can help reduce chronic pain by more than 20% and can alleviate depression by up to 25%.
  • American Hip hop group Wu Tang Clan plan to release only one copy of the group’s forthcoming, 31-track, double album.

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FULL NAME: Temitayo Ibitoye
STAGE NAME: Tee-Y Mix

DATE OF BIRTH: August 22
PLACE OF BIRTH: Ibadan, Nigeria

MARITAL STATUS: Single

CURRENT RESIDENCE: Lagos
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