Banky W Releases Visuals For ‘Made For You’

Banky WSinger cum Producer, Olubankole Wellington (Banky W), has released the visuals for his love song ‘Made For You’.

Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi, featured as Banky W’s love interest in the newly released video.

The visual piece was directed by Banky W in New York for TILT production and EME.

Da Emperor Drops New Video, I’m A Sinner

Da EmperorIndigenous rap act, Da Emperor, drops the video and audio for his new single – I’m A Sinner.

His previous single titled Firewood featuring Oritse Femi has been enjoying rave reviews and he said that the latest work, I’m A Sinner’ was carefully put together to ensure he does not fall below expectation.

The year 2016 promises to be a busy year, according to Da Emperor. Soon to be released is a collaboration titled ‘Shake It’. It features artistes from the United States and the UK.

Tiwa Savage, Davido, Flavour, Others Shine At MAMAs

Tiwa MAMABig names in Nigeria’s music industry, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Clarence Peters, Flavour won awards at the just concluded MTV Africa Music Awards which held on Saturday, in Durban, South Africa.

Other stars including Don Jazzy, D’Banj, Ice Prince, Burna Boy, Dr Sid, Sauti Sol, Fally Ipupa, Sarkodie, French Montana, Miguel, Trey Songz, Mafikizolo, Oskido, Phyno and Yuri da Cunha, gave awesome performances at the Durban’s International Conference Centre.

While South African duo, Mafikizolo won in the Best Group and Song of The Year categories, Davido took home two awards, for Best Male and Artist of the Year.

Tiwa Savage, Clarence Peters, Flavour went away with one award each.

THE WINNERS OF THE 2014 MTV AFRICA MUSIC AWARDS:

Best Male: Davido (Nigeria)

Best Female: Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Best Group: Mafikizolo (South Africa)

Best New Act: Stanley Enow (Cameroon)

Best Live Act: Flavour (Nigeria)

Best Collaboration: “Y-tjukutja” – Uhuru Ft. Oskido, DJ Bucks, Professor and Yuri Da Cunha (South Africa/Angola)

Best Hip Hop: Sarkodie (Ghana)

Best Alternative: Gangs of Ballet (South Africa)

Best Francophone: Toofan (Togo)

Best Lusophone: Anselmo Ralph (Angola)

Artist of the Year: Davido (Nigeria)

Song of the Year: “Khona” – Mafikizolo ft Uhuru (South Africa)

Best Video: Clarence Peters (Nigeria)

Best Pop: Goldfish (South Africa)

Best International: Pharrell

Personality of the Year: Lupita Nyong’o (Kenya)

MTV Base Leadership Award: Ashish J. Thakkar (Tanzania)

Transform Today Award by Absolut: Clarence Peters (Nigeria)

EN: Nollywood Film To Screen At Cannes, Righteous Man Makes A Come-back

Udoka OyekaOn this spotlight segment, EN featured the director of the acclaimed short film, Living Funeral, which has been admitted to screen at 2014 edition of the Cannes Film Festival, Udoka Oyeka.

Living Funeral tells the story of a young lady about to die from breast cancer. However, her family is yet to come to terms with the reality of her imminent death.

Nollywood great, Liz Benson and Norbert Young play active roles as father and mother of the patient.

Also, EN features Raggae maestro, Righteous Man as he makes a come-back to secular music.

Here’s what’s trending in the entertainment world.

Wande Coal’s Record Label Searching For New Talents

Wande CoalWith a new album underway and numerous plans in the works, former Mavin artiste, Wande Coal is looking to expand his music outfit, Black Diamond Entertainment.

“The Kick” crooner said that the search for new talents to grace Nigeria’s entertainment industry was on. He made this known while having a quick chat on Harvest FM, Makurdi, in preparation for his performance at the Makurdi wing of Star Music Trek 2014.

So, fingers crossed, some upcoming talent’s life may soon take a 360’s turn for the better as the Black Diamond Entertainment is obviously leaving nothing to chance as it takes entertainment to the next level in 2014.

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EN: Mercy Johnson, Genevieve Nnaji, Mercy Aigbe, Others Dazzle At AMVCA

African movie stars dazzled on the red carpet of the recently concluded African Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, which held in Lagos and attracted the big names in the movie industry.

Check out popular actors, Beverly Naya, Mercy Aigbe, Majid Michel, Mercy Johnson, Genevieve Nnaji in stunning outfits.

October 1st Will Be A ‘Fantastic Film’- Kunle Afolayan

Also, EN caught up with award winning film maker, Kunle Afolayan, who spoke about the highly anticipated big budget flick, October First.

Afolayan, disclosed that the inspiration for the movie was “from the fact that I was looking for a story set in a small community.” He added that the script which was written by Tunde Babalola was considered because he had never done a “period piece.”

The film director and actor, who recently took to Facebook to express his frustrations with certain set-backs in the country, said his upcoming movie is significant “to the present state of Nigeria as a nation.”