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Lord Paper

Showbiz News

Controversial musician Lord Paper, who gained public notoriety with the release of a sexually explicit music video last year has dropped the visuals for his latest tune titled "Call on Me".

Call on Me which features Afro-pop crooner Mr Eazi does not have any sex scenes, unlike his breakout song Awurama.

King Promise

Showbiz News

He seems to have won the hearts of many ladies within since he hit the music scene and Afrobeat artiste King Promise says he is not surprised because he is a mummy’s boy.

And that should be expected because King Promise real name Gregory Promise Bortey Newman is the only boy among his siblings. He has three sisters.

Some of the artistes on arrival

Showbiz News

A nine-member team of artistes from the Opera Mauritius is in the country to entertain Ghanaian music lovers with classical music and opera.

The team, led by a Trustee of the Opera, Mr Paul Olsen, is billed to perform at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi today and at the National Theatre in Accra on Saturday July 22, 2017.

A group photograph of the contestants, teachers and organisers

Showbiz News

The Favour Complex and Rev. Mintah Complex schools have won the 2017 Foundation for Generational Thinkers (FOGET) Inter-school Quiz for private basic schools in Accra.

The Favour Complex School won in the junior high school (JHS) category while the Rev. Mintah School won the primary school event.

UK-based Ghanaian Afrobeat artiste Kaywuu believes the Afrobeats music genre is going to take Ghana music far.

The artiste who recently released his latest single, Melanin produced by Tema based engineer MOG Beats, in an interview with Showbiz from his base in UK said Afrobeat music is putting Ghana music on the world market.

The exterior of Portions Bar & Motel

Showbiz News

Portions Bar & Motel located at Dzorwulu Last Stop has fast established itself as the go-to-place in Accra to unwind after a hard day’s work with good food, drinks, live band music and above all, a wonderful experience.

The facility is part of the Portion’s Group of companies which comprise of Portions Estate, Portions Travel and Tours and Portions Recruitment Agency.

Mr Rabbi Kohain

Showbiz News

Inspite of the concerns expressed at the seemingly low publicity of this year’s Pan-African Historical Festival (PANAFEST), Executive Secretary of the PANAFEST Foundation, Mr Rabbi Kohain believes it is going to be better than most years.

Inspite of the concerns expressed at the seemingly low publicity of this year’s Pan-African Historical Festival (PANAFEST), Executive Secretary of the PANAFEST Foundation, Mr Rabbi Kohain believes it is going to be better than most years.

Rex Omar

Showbiz News

The chairman of the Ghana Music Rights Organisation (GHAMRO), Rex Omar, has explained that churches would be required to pay royalties on music they use for events and concerts they organise and not for what they use for their praises and worship in church.

The GHAMRO chairman said in an interview with Showbiz that there have been some misconceptions since his outfit made statements about churches and royalties and it was necessary to clear the air on the issue.

Kisa Gbekle

Showbiz News

If budding actress, Kisa Gbekle had her way, she would have relocated to Nigeria to ply her trade because the Ghanaian movie industry is doing little to explore her potentials.

For her, the Ghana movie industry is not working, especially the English speaking sector thus Nigeria, where the industry is booming is the ideal country for her star to shine.

Luis Fonsi's Despacito has become the most-streamed song of all time, just six months after it was released.

The hit single has been played 4.6 billion times across all streaming services, overtaking Justin Bieber's Sorry, which previously held the title.

Mr Osei-Owusu (arrowed) in a discussion with some members of the association

Showbiz News

The needs of classical music lovers in Ghana will soon be met with the formation of the Classical Music Association of Ghana, made up of a few lovers of the music resident in Ghana.

Popular in other parts of the world, classical music and opera remain ‘novelties’ in Ghana and lovers of the genre always yearn for such an opportunity to enjoy it.

Thus the association is formed to provide a platform for lovers of classical music resident in Ghana to interact and increase listenership of the music and to bring the genre of music into mainstream music in Ghana.

Theresa Ayoade of Charterhouse

Showbiz News

The maiden edition of Ghana Events Awards will take place on August 4 at the African Regent Hotel and event organisers, Charterhouse Productions, tops the list with six nominations.

Charterhouse has nods in Ghana’s Favourite Event, Event Company Of the Year, Best Regional Event, Best Event Setup among other categories.

Charterhouse are the organisers of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Miss Malaika Ghana, The Night of 1000 laughs comedy series, Ghana Rocks Music Concert, MTN Hitmaker and a lot more.

Gary Al-Smith

TV/Radio

We are in the middle of the summer and football fans are either happy or sad that their team has bought a player(s) or lost one or more.

One of the most interesting times for football fans is during the pre-season when all the player transfer juice happen.

If there is one club football fixture that has the world watching, it must be the El Clásico between Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Only a handful of matches even come close to attracting as much attention as the game between the two Spanish giants. One of them is the Manchester derby between City and United, as the rivalry between the two splits the city down the middle.

Kofi Asamoah

TV/Radio

Exactly a week ago today, South African filmmaker Tim Greene posted a video on his Facebook page accompanied by this text “THIS IS INSANE! Turns out Ghana's biggest movie this year is a word-for-word rip-off of our movie SKEEM!”

Laud Shaba

Music

For fast rapper Laud Shaba, it has always been about music— from primary school days, right through his time at St. John's Grammar School, where he attended secondary school, and beyond.

Formerly trading by the Boy Stif (a stage-name he took on when he first signed on to the music imprint Status Quo in 2014), Banks' initial experimentation with rhythm and verse was as a member of the rap collective "Weather".

Kosi bone

Music

Hip-hop musician, Kosi Bone has revealed his readiness for the Ghanaian music industry with the release of three singles Limit, Hello and Wait.

B 4Bonah

Music

A record label based in Tema MIMLIFE has signed on rapper and singer Kofi Amoako Bonah known in showbiz circles as B 4Bonah.

Eyram Dodor, Miss Earth Ghana 2016, is one of the presenters at the next PechaKucha Night.

Events

The second edition of PechaKucha Night will take place on Friday, July 21 at the Goethe-Institut in Accra with 10 speakers who will share various experiences in their careers and lives in general.

The Paramount Chief of Ada Traditional Area, Nene Abram Kabu Akuaku III.

Events

Aqua Safari Resort will play host to a homecoming and bonfire night to herald the annual Asafotufiami festival of the Chiefs and people of Ada on Wednesday August 2, 2017.

The week-long event which ends on August 10 will bring together sons and daughters of Ada, both home and abroad together to celebrate a festival, which is in its 80th year of existence.

Drumming and dancing will be tackled at the programme

Events

A variety of creative activities have been lined up by the Centre for National Culture (CNC) in Cape Coast to keep young people in the metropolis busy throughout August.

The Centre describes the project as a vacation training programme to teach bead-making, interior decoration, crocheting, hair braiding, needle work, traditional drumming and dancing and folk songs free of charge to interested young folks.

Bill Asamoah

Celebrity

Kumawood actor, Bill Asamoah, has been in the movie business for more than a decade.

He is currently the president of the Ghana Actors Guild in Ashanti Region.

Maddy

Celebrity

“Celebrity stylist? That’s the first time I am hearing something like that,” I said to Maddy as we shook hands. “What do celebrity stylists do?” I asked Maddy, to which she responded that we have eleven hours or so to be traveling and she would tell all about it before we get to Accra. 

Little is known about the private life of West Ham United record signing, Andre Ayew. However, pictures of his wife, Yvonne Ayew have gone viral on social media.