All Hail Vector’s ‘King Kong Remix’

Vector-King-Kong-Art-capture-imageThe much anticipated remix of rapper vector‘s ‘King Kong‘, featuring music heavyweights Phyno, Reminisce as well as Classiq and Uzi is finally out!

 

 

IBK Spaceshipboi Releases Album Art, Track List

IBK Spaceshipboi has officially unveiled the art work and track list of his debut album entitled ‘I Come In Peace.’

IBK Spaceshipboi gained recognition when he emerged as the winner of the Don Jazzy’s Enigma Beat Competition in 2011. Thereafter, he produced the first ever BET Nigerian Cypher in 2012.

The album which will be released on November 25th 2013 under his own production company Martianship Music Company, will feature tracks like ‘Light in Me’ featruing Tychi, which has bagged award nominations.

Speaking about the album, IBK Spaceshipboi said “I guarantee the world that this is an album you would want to have.”

Album art was created by Raphael Kazeem (Blue Box Media INC).

 

Creddy F Drops Video For ‘Scooby Scooby’

Upcoming rap artiste, Creddy F has released the video for his song titled, Scooby Scooby, which was initially released in 2012 and featured popular act, LKT (Alaye).

Crescent Patrick Nwanagu,  who is also known as Creddy F is now back with the video directed by one of Nigeria’s ace music video directors, Patrick Elis.

Patrick Ellis has directed several other music videos including Eva’s ‘Lights Out,’ Baba Dee’s ‘Gum Body,’ Tillaman’s ‘Ko Ma Roll’ to mention a few.

Skales Releases Music Video For ‘Take Care Of Me’

Empire Mates Entertainment is proud to present the official music video from Skales for “Take Care of Me”, the first single to be taken from his forthcoming debut Album All The Above which will be released in the first quarter of 2014.

The  new single was produced by renowned StarBoy Entertainment production duo Legendury Beatz,  the video was directed by film-maker Aje Filmworks.

The “Take Care Of Me” music video is filled with fresh visuals, showing  Skales as he tries to do all that is necessary to woo his pretty love’s interest, with E.M.E label mate ShayDee making a rather hilarious cameo appearance along the way.

Ice Prince Bags BET’s Best African Act Award

Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince Zamani on Sunday bagged BET’s Best International Act: Africa award at the ceremony which took place in Los Angeles.

Aboki crooner, Ice Prince, was up against other acts including 2Face Idibia (Nigeria), Toya Delazy (South Africa), Donald (South Africa), R2Bees (Ghana), Radio and Weasel (Uganda).

The rapper took to Twitter to announce the win when he tweeted “We won the BET2013 award at the Staple centre LA live!!! Words cannot describe this!! God bless you”.

Best International Act: Africa
2Face Idibia (Nigeria)
Toya Delazy (South Africa)
Donald (South Africa)
Ice Prince (Nigeria)
R2Bees (Ghana)
Radio and Weasel (Uganda)

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Chris Brown
Bruno Mars
Miguel
Justin Timberlake
Usher

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Beyoncé
Tamar Braxton
Alicia Keys
Rihanna
Elle Varner

Best Group
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Mary Mary
Mindless Behavior
Slaughterhouse
The Throne (Kanye West & Jay-Z)

Best Collaboration
2 Chainz f/ Drake – No Lie
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – Problems
French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake and Lil Wayne – Pop That
Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake – Poetic Justice
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z – Suit & Tie
Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz – Mercy

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
2 Chainz
A$AP Rocky
Drake
Future
Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Azealia Banks
Eve
Nicki Minaj
Rasheeda
Rye Rye

Best New Artist
Azealia Banks
Joey Bada$$
Kendrick Lamar
Trinidad Jame$
The Weeknd

Best Gospel Artist
Deitrick Haddon
Lecrae
Tamela Mann
Mary Mary
Marvin Sapp

Best International Act: UK
Marsha Ambrosius
Estelle
Labrinth
Rita Ora
Emeli Sandé
Wiley

Video of the Year
2 Chainz f/ Drake – No Lie
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – Problems
Drake – Started From The Bottom
Drake f/ Lil Wayne – HYFR
Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake – Poetic Justice
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/ Wanz – Thrift Shop
Miguel – Adorn
Rihanna – Diamonds
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z – Suit & Tie
Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz – Mercy

Video Director of the Year
A$AP Rocky & Sam Lecca
Benny Boom
Director X
Dre Films
Hype Williams

Best Actress
Angela Bassett
Halle Berry
Taraji P. Henson
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington

Best Actor
Don Cheadle
Common
Jamie Foxx
Samuel L. Jackson
Denzel Washington

Young Stars Award
Gabrielle Douglas
Jacob Latimore
Keke Palmer
Jaden Smith
Quvenzhané Wallis

Best Movie
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap
Sparkle
Think Like A Man

Subway Sportswoman of the Year
Gabrielle Douglas
Brittney Griner
Candace Parker
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

Subway Sportsman of the Year
Victor Cruz
Kevin Durant
Robert Griffin III
LeBron James
Ray Lewis

Coca-Cola Viewers Choice Award
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – Problems
Drake – Started From The Bottom
Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools (Drank)
Miguel – Adorn
Rihanna – Diamonds
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z – Suit & Tie

Centric Award
Miguel – Adorn
Nas – Daughters
Charlie Wilson – My Love Is All I Have
Tamar Braxton – Love and War
Fantasia – Lose To Win

Humanitarian Award
Dwyane Wade

FANdemonium Award
Chris Brown

Lifetime Achievement Award
Charlie Wilson

 

 

 

Best International Act: Africa
2Face Idibia (Nigeria)
Toya Delazy (South Africa)
Donald (South Africa)
Ice Prince (Nigeria)
R2Bees (Ghana)
Radio and Weasel (Uganda)

 

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Chris Brown
Bruno Mars
Miguel
Justin Timberlake
Usher

 

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Beyoncé
Tamar Braxton
Alicia Keys
Rihanna
Elle Varner

Best Group
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Mary Mary
Mindless Behavior
Slaughterhouse
The Throne (Kanye West & Jay-Z)

 

Best Collaboration
2 Chainz f/ Drake – No Lie
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – Problems
French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake and Lil Wayne – Pop That
Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake – Poetic Justice
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z – Suit & Tie
Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz – Mercy

 

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
2 Chainz
A$AP Rocky
Drake
Future
Kendrick Lamar

 

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Azealia Banks
Eve
Nicki Minaj
Rasheeda
Rye Rye

Best New Artist
Azealia Banks
Joey Bada$$
Kendrick Lamar
Trinidad Jame$
The Weeknd

 

Best Gospel Artist
Deitrick Haddon
Lecrae
Tamela Mann
Mary Mary
Marvin Sapp

 

Best International Act: UK
Marsha Ambrosius
Estelle
Labrinth
Rita Ora
Emeli Sandé
Wiley

 

Video of the Year
2 Chainz f/ Drake – No Lie
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – Problems
Drake – Started From The Bottom
Drake f/ Lil Wayne – HYFR
Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake – Poetic Justice
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/ Wanz – Thrift Shop
Miguel – Adorn
Rihanna – Diamonds
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z – Suit & Tie
Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz – Mercy

 

Video Director of the Year
A$AP Rocky & Sam Lecca
Benny Boom
Director X
Dre Films
Hype Williams

Best Actress
Angela Bassett
Halle Berry
Taraji P. Henson
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington

 

Best Actor
Don Cheadle
Common
Jamie Foxx
Samuel L. Jackson
Denzel Washington

Young Stars Award
Gabrielle Douglas
Jacob Latimore
Keke Palmer
Jaden Smith
Quvenzhané Wallis

 

Best Movie
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap
Sparkle
Think Like A Man

Subway Sportswoman of the Year
Gabrielle Douglas
Brittney Griner
Candace Parker
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

 

Subway Sportsman of the Year
Victor Cruz
Kevin Durant
Robert Griffin III
LeBron James
Ray Lewis

 

Coca-Cola Viewers Choice Award
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – Problems
Drake – Started From The Bottom
Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools (Drank)
Miguel – Adorn
Rihanna – Diamonds
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z – Suit & Tie

Centric Award
Miguel – Adorn
Nas – Daughters
Charlie Wilson – My Love Is All I Have
Tamar Braxton – Love and War
Fantasia – Lose To Win

 

Humanitarian Award
Dwyane Wade

FANdemonium Award
Chris Brown

 

Lifetime Achievement Award
Charlie Wilson

 

Video: Efa Features Dammy Krane In ‘Open & Close’

Fast-rising Nigerian rapper, Efa, has finally released the official music video for the song titled “Open & Close,” featuring “My Dear” crooner, Dammy Krane.

The song which was initially released last year is a D’Tunes production.

The video was directed by Mr. Mish.

How I Became A Rapper – Luni

Rising Nigerian rap sensation, Luni on Saturday described rapping as well as other music as poetry.

Speaking as the artist of the week in Channels Television’s weekend programme, Sunrise, the rapper, who already has two very infectious and creatively crafted singles “One Thing Two” and “Lakulli” narrated how he evolved into music and his goals for the future.