Entertainment

John Boyega, Chadwick Boseman win at 2021 Golden Globes (See Full List)

British- Nigerian actor and producer, John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega, known professionally as John Boyega has won at this year’s Golden Globes Awards in the Supporting actor — television category with the movie “Small Axe” This year, American comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studio “Soul” took home the award for original score and Motion picture. Chadwick Boseman, John Boyega, and …

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IN THE SHADOW OF A GIANT: CAMEROON’S ILLS WITH NIGERIAN MUSIC

Like many Cameroonians, I am torn between two worlds — a French-speaking one and an English-speaking one. Navigating between these two worlds daily is hard enough; although for my own case, I like to think that I have acquired a particular ability at blending into whatever world I am in, at any given time. That being said, it is in …

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Popular Ghanaian photographer Bob Pixel passes away

Popular Ghanaian photographer Emmanuel Bobbie of Bob Pixel has died Reports say he suffered from COVID-19 complications. The photographer who is celebrated in the local photography scene died Thursday afternoon, Starr News has learnt. Bobbie is known for his professional works for high profile politicians and celebrities. Bob Pixel According to latest figures from the Ghana Health Service, four more …

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Stevie Wonder Announces His Decision To Move To Ghana Permanently

Stevie Wonder, popular American musician, has revealed plans to relocate to Ghana permanently. He told talk show host Oprah Winfrey in an interview his decision is based on the fact that he doesn’t want a situation where his grand children will crave his indulgence to be valued and respected. The award-winning musician also stressed on his desire to “see America smile again.”“I promise you …

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Hit and run driver who killed Nicki Minaj’s father arrested

Charles Polevich, 70, is facing charges of leaving the scene of a hit-and-run that resulted in the death of Nicki Minaj’s father, and tampering with physical evidence. Polevich reportedly asked Robert Maraj if he was okay after hitting him but didn’t call for help. He is reportedly out on bail following an arraignment in Nassau County court. His driver’s license …

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Pre-Valentine single by Ace guitarist Aka Blay to set Ghana into love-mode

Barely 24hrs to the start of Valentine’s day celebration in 2021 ace Ghanaian award-winning guitarist Aka Blay will be dropping a little extra love for the season via his latest single titled ‘Tell Me’. The new release will be available on his official Audiomack channel and be available on online music portals. The music composer, singer, and guitarist’s new single …

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Ghanaian Hiplife act KGee drops “kiss” off his debut album

Ghanaian hiplife/afrobeat artiste KGEE drops a new song titled “Kiss” off his debut album known as “Safari”. The song features music group DopeNation and it was produced M.O.G. Speaking on it, Kgee said the Kiss song “switches up his flow to match this party rocker and is one of his favourites off the album.”  “I carefully chose this beat from …

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Nigeria’s Burna Boy featured on US inauguration playlist

Nigerian artist Burna Boy will feature on the official playlist for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.The award-winning singer’s song ‘Destiny’ will be played alongside other international artists such as Dua Lipa, Tame Impala, and Kygo. The playlist was curated by American actress Issa Rae’s record label Raedio and Derrick Jones, better known by his stage name as DJ D-Nice.American artists included on the playlist include Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder, and Kendrick …

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Olivia Rodrigo’s “Drivers License” debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100

Olivia Rodrigo’s “Drivers License” debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peeling in as the most-streamed and top-selling song of the week. The single, released Jan. 8, marks the 17-year-old’s first Hot 100 No. 1, following its first week of availability. The singer-songwriter and actress initially broke through with roles on Disney Channel’s Bizaardvark in 2016 and Disney+’s High School Musical: The …

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British Model Naomi Campbell signs deal to market Kenya

British supermodel Naomi Campbell has signed a deal with Kenyan government to help promote the country as a top tourism destination. The coronavirus pandemic hit the tourism sector hard in Kenya and the country is finding ways to revive it. On Tuesday, Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala said Ms Campbell agreed to become Magical Kenya’s international ambassador. Naomi to the …

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