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March, 2011

African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) Is Tonight! What Is Their Expectation Today?

Posted on 27 Mar 2011 at 6:04pm

Tonight at the Bayelsa Cultural Centre, Yenagoa in Bayelsa State in Nigeria, the 7th African Movie Academy Awards 2011 winners will be declared. It is very difficult to know who wins what tonight.

But virtually everyone here on the African Continent has an expectation. What is your expectations? GhanaCelebrities.Com spoke to some people in the movie industry on the continent. Read more …

MAJID MICHEL : “I just want to have lots of fun tonight. I will be surprised if I win it and surprised if I don’t win it.”

FATIMA JABBE : “This is my second time in Nigeria but my first time at the AMAA. I’m looking forward for a good show and a fair show. If your film is nominated, you always want to make sure you win but it’s the experience that matters here, we are meeting different people, we are talking, we are interacting, we are networking. Today is a day that you know that Africans have started realizing that we have something good to export to the rest of the world to acknowledge us”.

SAJANI SRIVASTAVA HER MOVIE ‘NANI’ NOMINATED FOR BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: “This is my first time in Nigeria and in the AMAAs and my expectations for the awards is very high. I’m always positive. Let’s leave it to God.

Yes I’m confident I’m winning the award because my film won the best film in Zanzibar Film Festival as well as nominated in other film festivals, so I have high hopes for tonight. I have not seen the other movies I’m competing with but I know they are good movies also”.

DZIGBODI ALLOTEY : “As usual I’m expecting to have fun. I’m expecting to see an improvement from last year’s awards. I have the feeling tonight is going to be great. I’m hoping to have more fun. (more…)

Readers’ Mail: I Am So Pissed, Who The Heck Does Leila Djansi Thinks She Is To Call Ghanaians Faceless Idiots That Her Mother Would Not Employ To Feed Her Goats …

Posted on 27 Mar 2011 at 3:49pm

As much as I love GhanaCelebrities.Com including all its bloggers and founder for bringing us constant up to date Entertainment stories and gossips, I have also criticised them when I think they are being nightmare and unfair to some of our celebrities. However, in this Leila Djansi saga, I do not see anything awful having been done by GC.

The recent unnecessary, absurd and unprofessional attack of Leila Djansi on the founder & blogger of GhanaCelebrities.Com after the latter published non malicious and in fact a free publicity article on Leila Djansi’s upcoming movie “Ties That Binds” has amplified my blood pressure to the extent that I feel like kicking someone in the balls (that is if the person even has a ball).

I am so angry and feel this woman called Leila Djansi is taking Ghanaians for fools. How on earth does she call readers and commentators of this website “Faceless Idiots” when in fact the one being an idiot is just sitting next to her and that is her shameful self.

Who is this Leila Djansi at all and what does she think she is in the Ghanaian movie industry? How many movies has she done or worked on and yet she has been extremely deluded by some cowards and sycophants close to her who are unable to tell her the truth in return for some little dollars that she is the only good film-maker out there. (more…)

Random Photos: Pre-African Movie Academy Awards Photos From Nigeria Featuring Lydia Forson, Ekow Blankson, Emmauel Armah & Others…

Posted on 27 Mar 2011 at 2:28am

AMAA will come on Sunday 27th March, 2011 and as you are aware, GhanaCelebrities.Com’s rep Ebenezer Anangfio Jnr is out in Nigeria with the stars in anticipation for the big night.

Eben wants to convince us that he is not only out there having fun and checking the protruding backside of Actress Lydia Forson but he is seriously working by sending us the below photos…. Click on photos to enlarge for proper view…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nigerians ‘Kidnap’ Ghanaian Actor Majid Michel Ahead Of African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) ! Forced To Drink Palm Wine…

Posted on 26 Mar 2011 at 8:43pm

Kidnapping of movie stars is very rampant in Nigeria. Nollywood actors such as Peter Edochie, John Okafor also known as Mr. Ibu have been kidnapped before and released later after payments paid to their kidnappers.

The latest movie star to be kidnapped in Nigeria is Ghanaian Actor “Majid Michel”. Ahead of the final day for the winners of the 7th edition of the African Movie Academy Awards to be declared on Sunday, Ghanaian actor and nominee in the up coming AMAA has been kidnapped by a cross section of the Bayelsan citizen. He was kidnapped when he visited the poolside where the delegates from the various African countries were assembled.

However this kidnapping didn’t involve guns and shooting. It was what people will call ‘mutual kidnapping’. This time, the actor wasn’t kidnapped for weeks and didn’t pay anything to be released. He was held for several hours to the chagrin of the organizers of the wedding ceremony. (more…)

GC Weekly Tidbits From Around The World: New Tracks From Chris Brown & Lil Wayne+Beyonce To Duet With Jay-Z+Serena’s ‘Sexy’ New Ad Etc…..

Posted on 26 Mar 2011 at 8:40pm

Chris Brezzy has been a busy busy guy what with his new F.A.M.E album (Forgiving All My Enemies/Fans Are My Everything ) released this week.  Check out the second track from the album entitled beautiful people…not feelin’ this one. What do you think?

This next track is with Keri Hilson ft Chris Brown. I’m biased because I am no fan of this Keri Hilson, the chick tries way too hard! Its a big fat NO from me…Check it!

I had to post this track by Lloyd entitled ‘Cupid’. It’s simply gorgeous! Enjoy.

Rumour has it that the music hungry power couple are set to do their first duet since 2007 when they worked on the Crazy in Love prior to their hush hush marriage.  Their vocals are said to be dueting on Dr. Dre’s long awaited Detox album although no news on the track name or the release date as yet, it’s Dre what more can we say?

When I saw this advert I was thinkin’ wow all that shaking and jumping this game better sell real good! Check out Serena’s new advert for 2k sports Tennis Game. I get that she is the best person for the job but dang aint this a bit MUCH? We get it…sex sells!

Check out pics of Jennifer Hudson at her Album release party in New York. Home Girl is lookin’ mighty fly she is really lookin fab nowadays.

 

Seems like all the hard work Rihanna has been doing is just not paying off one little bit. Of all the countries that you think she would sell out her concert tickets are in America. According to reports across the net Rhianna has been told to cancel some of her US Tour dates before or poor ticket Sales. Just goes to show….

Absolute Baloney: Leila Djansi Threatens To Sue GC In 24 Hours + Does She Think She Is The Only Learned Person In The World + What A Bully She Is…

Posted on 26 Mar 2011 at 3:07pm

Look, I hate drama and worst of all, I hate certain individuals (celebrities) who come up as bullies.  Until few minutes,  I had mad respect for Director Leila Djansi and have always supported everything she has done as a Ghanaian filmmakers but I am sorry to say, that love is over…

What sets leila Djansi far from a bully and an acute mentally constipated person? I am shocked to the highest degree to have read the below email from a very great woman that many respect and admire as a role model. (more…)

Celebs Out & About: Outdooring Of Bola Ray, TV3’s Newscaster And Host Of The Divas Show And Pugilist Joshua Clottey As SOS Village’s Ambassadors!

Posted on 25 Mar 2011 at 9:44pm

On Thursdays, the 24 day of March 2011, the SOS Villa outdoored Joy FM’s Drive Time Host, Nathaniel Kwabena Adisi (Bola Ray), TV3’s Newscaster and Host of the Divas Show “Nana Aba Anamoah” And Pugilist “Joshua Clottey” as their ambassadors!

Though, Joshua missed out due to pressing family issues, we managed to capture these photos for you! Check out the photos captured by GhanaCelebrities.Com below… (more…)

Celebrity Status: Leila Djansi Says Kimberly Elise Of “Diary Of A Mad Black Woman” Fame Lands In Accra To Star In Her Movie “Ties That Binds” + Nia Long Has Been Moved To Another Project…

Posted on 25 Mar 2011 at 2:56pm

The blogs were buzzing some few weeks ago that ace Director/Scriptwriter Leila Djansi was bringing down Hollywood star Nia Long to join Ama K Abebrese, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, John Dumelo and others to shoot her new movie “Ties That Binds”.

It seems things have taken a different twist as Leila Djansi wrote on FB status few minutes ago that, “Diary of a mad black woman star Kimberly Elise lands in accra for ties that bind!” (more…)

The Truth About Nadia Buari’s “Oscar Dela Renta Gown” Revealed, The Gown Is Actually From ”Alyce Black Label & The Price Is….

Posted on 25 Mar 2011 at 2:36pm

I thought the Nadia Buari’s  Oscar Dela Renta Gown mess was over until a loyal reader sent the below message with the photo above to GhanaCelebrities.Com to bring to our attention the origin of the gown….

“Just for your info on Nadia Buari’s dress. It’s actually from a designer called ”Alyce Black Label” in New York. Price of the dress is $328.00”

So it is not the thousands of dollars Nadia Buari claims to have bought it and as we stated, it is not Oscar Dela Renta. Today, we know where she got it from…

Thanks to Jeejee for the info and to Nadia, I will say ” I love you home girl”…

Up Coming Movie: ‘Mystery Of Destiny’ Starring Stephanie Okereke, Kenneth Okonkwo, Frank Artus And Others …

Posted on 24 Mar 2011 at 1:00pm

De-Kross Movie Production presents C.R. Multimedia Productions up coming movie ‘Mystery Of Destiny’. The movie features A-list Nollywood movie stars such as Stephanie Okereke, Kenneth Okonkwo among others. Also in the movie is the Liberian actor Frank Artus who has been featured in lots of Ghanaian movies.

‘Mystery Of Destiny’ is a story of Obinna, a graduate who stayed in a village with his family and taught in one of the village Secondary Schools.  Not satisfied with his life out there in the village, he decided to move on. He left the village for the city in pursuit of greener pastures.

The story unfolds as you watch part one and two of how Obinna changed when he came across queen Mayas who turned his life around until Steve Badmus came into the picture out of lies and deception. (more…)

Asantewaa Evicted From Stars Of The Future Season Five

Posted on 24 Mar 2011 at 12:50pm

After the brilliant performances put up by all twelve contestants of Stars of the future season five reality show last Thursday night at the National Theater, many were those who patiently waited to know which contestant will be the first to be eliminated.

On the night of the first eviction, all twelve contestants appeared in a state of panic and anxiety. It was obviously an unenviable position one will not appreciated as they fearfully prayed to get them pass that stage. (more…)

Carlos Sakyi Chides Government Officials For The High Rate Of Piracy In Ghana @ The MTN Ghana Music Awards Forum!

Posted on 24 Mar 2011 at 12:42pm

 

Musician “Carlos Sakyi” has chided the government of Ghana for its inability to clampdown pirates at the entry point in the country. He said he has had the opportunity to ‘arrest’ a pirate. According to him, the showed him documents of duties and receipts of money paid to the Customs to enable him enter the country with the pirated goods.

Delving more into the Copyright Laws and its inaccuracies in Ghana, he said under the Copyright Laws, one is allowed to bring something into the country for his or her personal use only and other than that, the things has to be scrutinized and the pirate arrested. (more…)

Jackie Appiah Turns Into Naija Chick In New Movie “Stigma” Starring Hilda Dokubo, Emeka Ike & Others

Posted on 23 Mar 2011 at 1:05pm

Jackie Appiah’s pidin dey cause wahala ooo…Surely, you can easily figure it out that she is not a Nigerian. Anyway,  check out Jackie Appiah’s  new movie to hit the market “Stigma”.  What do you think of Jackie Appiah’s accent swtich?

Watch trailer of Stigma below….

New Movie: “Familiar Strangers” Starring Nana Ama McBrown , Luckie Lawson, Roselyn Ngissah, Prince David, John Dumelo & Others…

Posted on 23 Mar 2011 at 10:22am

7th Art Production, the makers of “Silence Is Golden” have brought together some of the talented Ghanaian Actors in their new movie “Familiar Strangers”.

In fact, I am extremely excited to see Nana Ama McBrown do her thing alongside Luckie Lawson, Roselyn Ngissah, Prince David, John Dumelo & Others.

In this movie, the “Familiar Strangers” around you are your best friends, your sisters and your soul mates but when u close your eyes, they are worst than the enemy. (more…)

Joris Jungly, A Son Of The Soil Returns With “Hay Now” Single

Posted on 23 Mar 2011 at 2:23am

Ghanaian born, USA base artiste Joris Jungly aka Jay-J has returned home with his new single, “Hey Now”. The Atlanta based pop/reggae artist Jay-J has been on the songwriting circuit in the ATL for several years, co-writing songs for some artistes but has returned to push the music to the people he loves the most.

Jay-J has heard the sweet warm reception of Ghanaians with regards to music; hence he is very optimistic that his stay will be well accompanied by a lager reception than he knows.

Jay-J describes his music as a blend of Reggae and R&B, sprinkled with the glitz and glamour of pop doubling as one of those rare enigmatic artists with an equally intriguing background in academia.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrxkea-ilCo

The singer/songwriter holds a Bachelors degree in Pure Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics, degree holders are rare to come by in the music industry these days and according to Jay-J, math and music are closely related.

He explained it as: “There are many things in music that are obviously math-related, and many musical notions can be explained in numbers. I think of music as a way to listen to numbers, to bring them into the real world of our senses.”

Jay-J’s official single in Ghana is already enjoying massive air play with lots of responses also coming from Youtube. Hitting on when the album will be release, Jungly said, recently I wrapped up work on my debut album entitled “Riches to Rags and Back”.

“Hey Now” is a song which will certainly meet the listening ear of the majority, a well thought out song with clean lyrics. The album is produced by Atlanta based hit maker Stylz Keyz, boasts 12 tracks that run the gamut of musical emotions.

 

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