Art Alert: Rising talent Semo Siam in a concert in Alexandria

The young ambitious songwriter, producer and singer, who launched his debut album ‘Wadaa’ in October, founded Sefsafa Band, which combined some of the coastal city talents

Semo Siam

Rising Egyptian talent Semo Siam from Alexandria will throw a concert at the Jesuit Cultural Centre on Thursday 16 January.

The young ambitious songwriter, producer and singer, who launched his debut album in October, will be accompanied by Omar Adel (bass guitar), Peter Malak (keyboards and ney) and Moemen El-Tony (percussions).

Siam, who is celebrating his 28th birthday two days before the concert, is fond of deep-rooted African and Arabic grooves and rhythms. In the album ‘Wadaa’, he explores the electronic approach to his favorite genres with poetic lyrics written by a number of contemporary lyricist from his coastal city, which is witnessing a noticeable rise in the music field.

The founder of Sefsafa Band, which has experimented with a variety of styles like reggae, Gnawa and Egyptian folk, has participated in various workshops with local and international  artists.

 

Actress Eniola Badmus slips while filming Snapchat video in Dubai

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   Popular Nollywood actress Eniola Badmus aka ‘gbogbo big girl’ recently left members of the internet community reeling with laughter after she posted a video on her official page on the photo-sharing app, Instagram.
The actress who has been in Dubai alongside colleague Funke Akindele was in the middle of filming a video for her fans on social media app, Snapchat, when the unexpected happened.
Badmus was spotted descending from a stairway in high spirits. The moment she arrived at the ground floor, she took a twirl that ended up making her crash to the floor.

Stonebwoy’s daughter speaks about parents’ trip to Aqua Safari

– Stonebwoy’s daughter, Catherine-Jidula Satekla, has won admiration on social media by speaking about her parents leaving her at home to go and chill at Aqua Safari Resort.
– Jidula Satekla appears not to be happy that her parent decided to leave her out of their birthday trip
– In a post, Jidula Satekla said her parents-Stonebwoy and Louisa Satekla- had left her home to go and chill in Ada
Catherine-Jidula Satekla, Stonebwoy’s daughter has finally spoken about her parents leaving her at home to go and chill at Aqua Safari Resort.
Jidula in her post on Instagram appeared not to be happy at her parents for decided to leave her out of their birthday trip.
In an Instagram post sighted by XMUSIQUE.COM Jidula said his parents -Stonebwoy and Louisa Satekla- had left her at home to go and chill in Ada.

South Africa: Yvonne Chaka Chaka Denies Being Deported from Uganda

 

 

 

The popular South African music legend has dismissed reports that she was deported from Uganda, where she was scheduled to perform at a New Year’s Eve concert. According to authorities, the singer was sent home due to visa issues but Chaka Chaka took to social media, explaining that she left of her own accord.

Cape Town — The popular South African music legend has dismissed reports that she was deported from Uganda, where she was scheduled to perform at a New Year’s Eve concert.

According to the Ugandan police force, the singer was sent home due to visa issues.  But the singer took to social media, to say that she left of her own accord:

“Not deported, not arrested, not captured, everything is fine; everything is in order. I know my country is worried, my people are worried, my husband is worried. Everybody is worried. But I am fine,” she wrote.

It was also reported that Chaka Chaka had been deported due to her public support for Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine.

Alikiba follows Diamond’s footsteps, builds Mosque in his hometown

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Alikiba

Tanzanian Singer Ali Saleh Kiba popularly known as Alikiba has officially handed over to the public a Mosque he had built in Tabata, Dar Es Salaam.

On Sunday, Ali in the company of his family members and a number of Muslim leaders converged at the Tabata Mosque to preside over the handing over ceremony.

“AliKiba azindua MSIKITI mpya alioujenga #Tabata, Mtoto wake, ndugu na viongozi wa dini wahudhuria” reads part of the announcement.

Alikiba officially opens the Mosque he Built t in Tabata Dar Es Salaam to the Public (Photos) Alikiba officially opens the Mosque he Built t in Tabata Dar Es Salaam to the Public (Photos)

Alikiba’s Kind Act

Speaking about Alikiba’s kind act, his mother said that her son saw the difficulties Muslims were going through in terms of space and that’s why he decided to help them get a bigger place for worship.

“Nawagukuru wote ambao waliweza wakachangia hapa, siwezi kusem akuwa una mkono wa mtu mmoja, Ali na marafiki zake wamejitolea na kujenga Msikiti huu mpaka pale walipofikia. Nawaombea dua wote na kumuombea Mwanangu aendelee hivi hivi. Siku zoet jambo la kheri Mwenyezi mungu hulitia heri, yeye kaamua kufany hivi na wengine pia waige, na siku zote unaambiwa, unapotoa , toa lakini mkono wa kushoto usijue, lakini utakapotambulika utapa heri. Msikiti maeneo haya ulikuwa mdogo an mwanangu akaahidi kuwa akimaliza nyumba yeake basi atajenga Msikiti. Na alipomaliza ndo akaanza, baada ya kuomba masheikh. Jambo hili limechukua kama Mwaka Mmoja hivi,” said Alikiba’s mother.

Alikiba officially opens the Mosque he Built t in Tabata Dar Es Salaam to the Public (Photos) Alikiba officially opens the Mosque he Built in Tabata Dar Es Salaam to the Public (Photos)

The Kigoma Mosque

The opening of the Tabata Mosque comes weeks after his fellow singer Diamond Platnumz also launched a Mosque for his Muslim brothers and sisters in his home Town Kigoma.

Chibu Dangote handed over the keys to the Sheikh in charge of Kigoma area, during the celebration of his 10 years in the industry on December 31st, 2019.

Tanasha Donna fires warning shots to fans who doubt her music

Tanasha Donna goes after her critics

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Tanasha fires warning shots to fans who doubt her musicv

Musician and Radio Host Tanasha Donna has sent a warning shot to fans who have tarnished her name despite of her hard work, resilience and determination in the entertainment industry.

Taking to her Instagram page, Ms Donna stated that the people doubting her music would soon put a respect to her name.

But soon… they will put some RESPECT on my name! 🙏🏽💯🎶 #DONNATELLAEP #WOMANOFGOD Thank you to all my supporters! ❤️🙏🏽❤️” read Tanasha’s post.

Tanasha fires warning shots to fans who doubt her music
Tanasha fires warning shots to fans who doubt her music

Tanasha said this after several claims that she was riding high on Diamond’s talent while others even went ahead to call her a gold digger labeling her as broke and desperate.

A few days ago, the Nah Easy maker opened up on the frustrations she has been going through as WCB boss Diamond Platnumz’s girlfriend.

In a series of videos she shared on Instagram, Tanasha said she has been undergoing a lot of pressure because she was transitioning and many things were going on in her life.

Tanasha fires warning shots to fans who doubt her music
Tanasha fires warning shots to fans who doubt her music

The mother of one mentioned that 2019 was a challenging year for her because it came with a lot of negativity, judgement and hate from people who did not like the idea of her being Diamond’s girlfriend.

Tanasha Donna stated that despite all that, she focused on her work which according to her will prove wrong all those who made her life difficult.

Constant judgement like oh how can you date such a girl she’s too simple, she’s too this or that. I went through a really difficult period having to endure and deal with all of that and even when I decided to close myself from all that negativity it somehow ended up being shoved right in my face and it got to a point I said you know what, I’m gonna focus and prove this muther*****rs wrong. Let me show them what I’m capable of, let me work on my projects, let me work on my EP let my projects be the clout,” she said.

Cassper Nyovest, Burna Boy and Wizkid work together on Amapiano song

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– Cassper Nyovest’s fans are surprised to find out that he collaborated with Burna Boy and WIzkid for a new song
– A teaser of the unreleased track has been shared and it looks like the song is going to be a hit
– Nadia Nakai shared the short clip and described it as ‘fire’
Cassper Nyovest has teamed up with Nigerian musos Burna Boy and Wizkid to bring fans a whole new song.
Nadia Nakai, a fellow rapper and close friend of Cassper’s, shared a short teaser of the track and it’s getting a lot of attention.
The song is unreleased and it’s not clear when it will be dropped, but fans are happy to see the three artists working together.
The collab is quite the surprise because Cassper didn’t let on that he was working on something with Burna Boy and Wizkid.
Fans are excited to hear the full track and think that Cassper looks very happy in the video. Must be what doing great things in your career does to you. Read more:

Golden Boy Entertainment boss cries out that Davido helped Peruzzi breach his contract

Patrick Anyaene, a record producer and CEO of Golden Boy Entertainment took to his Twitter account @KingPatrickGB to voice his frustrations on the matter with a hashtag #SurvivingPeruzzi.

Golden Boy Entertainment boss cries out that Davido helped Peruzzi breach his contract. (PM News/O42/Instagram/KingPatrickGB)
Golden Boy Entertainment boss cries out that Davido helped Peruzzi breach his contract. (PM News/O42/Instagram/KingPatrickGB)
Sometime in July 2018, Pulse Nigeria published an article about Peruzzi. In it, Pulse described Peruzzi as a “DMW artist.” The article was published around 2:30 pm in the afternoon.

By 5 pm in the evening, Pulse got a call from Golden Boy Entertainment that Peruzzi was still signed to the label. Since then, the matter has been subject to hushed tunes across the Nigerian music industry. Well, until the early hours of a January 16, 2020.

Patrick Anyaene, a record producer and CEO of Golden Boy Entertainment took to his Twitter account @KingPatrickGB to voice his frustrations on the matter with a hashtag #SurvivingPeruzzi. Since 2018, ‘Surviving’ has been used by ‘victims’ of heavy scenarios to get themselves heard on social media..

Stop asking me when I’ll lose weight – Singer Teni warns fans.

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– Talented Nigerian singer, Teni, has taken to social media to sound a note of warning to her fans
– The plus-sized music star warned her fans to stop asking her when she would lose weight
– Teni said she likes fried rice too much and that her fans should worry about their mother’s jamming thighs instead The image of beauty that is being propagated by the media is that of slim ladies and plus-sized individuals rarely get that same positive recognition.
Despite that, there are still plus-sized people around who are not bothered about their weight and other people are concerned on their behalf.
One of them is talented Nigerian singer, Teni.
The plus-sized star recently took to social media via her Twitter page to warn fans to stop asking when she will lose weight.

 

Zionfelix snatched Yemmy Baba’s girlfriend – Afia Schwarzenegger reveals

Yemmy Baba, Afia Schwarzenegger, ZionFelix and Minalyn

Controversial Actress, Afia Schwarzenegger, has accused blogger ZionFelix of snatching his best friend’s girlfriend.

In a video available to sammykaymedia.com, the ‘loud-mouth’ Afia explained that the incident happened after the make-up artiste former boyfriend, who is also ZionFelix’s colleague, Yemmy Baba, organised a birthday and invited his bosom friend, ZionFelix.

“You attended Yemmy Baba’s birthday party and after you started going out with his girlfriend, Minalyn,” She said.

She said she cannot comprehend why after so many months of being intimate with the make-up artiste, the blogger cannot “man-up” and put a ring on her finger.

Afia who was with Tracey Boakye, Kalybos and other friends of the actress further advised the blogger to ensure that he marries the make-up artiste else “he (ZionFelix) will be sorry”.

She further disclosed that ZionFelix and Yemmy Baba are no longer the best of friends as they use to be.

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