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Winners NEA Awards 2011 + Superior Legal Minds Needed in Building Nigeria’s Entertainment Industry

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The 2011 Nigeria Entertainment Awards just wrapped up and while I wasn’t there, members of my Ladybrille team have been present this weekend covering the event, and of course keeping me updated. I can’t wait to actually read and hear their full report(s). Visit Ladybrillemag.com and www.ladybrillenigeria.com to stay updated about news from the event. I’ve got a shortlist of some …

Music: Teeklef & Afrotunes ‘It Could Be You’

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I have just been waiting for Nigerian R &B artist Teeklef to really hit that music spot for me. There was just something missing in his sound even though he was clearly talented. I couldn’t quite place my finger on it but I think I finally figured out what that “something” was. It was CONFIDENCE! He sang but my ear …

Why Is the Nigeria Entertainment Awards and Nigerian Promoters Awards Both Happening on the Same Date?

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I am unsure why Nigerian Promoters Award (NPA) decided to have their event on the same weekend and dates that the Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA) takes place. NEA takes place September 2nd-5th, 2011 NPA takes place September 2nd-5th, 2011 Both have the exact targeted demographic. What sense does this make? Why is this happening? For four years, NEA occurred in …

Music: ‘Hello’ by Sheyman

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Sheyman is a self-proclaimed ‘King of Melody.’ But I can totally see why, after listening to his latest track ‘Hello.’ The hook is definitely catchy and infectious, one that consciously and unconsciously caused me to hit the replay button quite a number of times. Sheyman also has strong vocals and shows range throughout the song. SIDE NOTE: This is great. …

Music: Stella Damasus ‘Get Up,’ Nollywood Actress Can SANG!

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Wow! Where did she come from? I had no idea Nollywood actress Stella Damasus had vocals like this on her. What doesn’t she do? Film entrepreneur, talented actress, dancer and now singer? The woman can “sang.” Well ‘Get Up’ already Ms. Damasus and keep doing you! A beautiful, intelligent, driven and strong Nigerian woman is one I totally dig, anytime, …