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2016 MOGO Awards: Nominee list out, Bisa Kdei leads with 7

Organizers of the Music of Ghanaian Origin Festival (MOGO), Citi FM, has released the official list of nominees for the station’s 2016 MOGO Awards scheduled for Saturday, March 5. Gasmilla, Sarkodie, Obrafour are among the nominees with ‘Brother Brother’ and ‘Mansa’ hitmaker, Bisa K’dei, leading with seven nominations. The year is indeed a good one for Bisa Kdei, who also got five nominations in the ...

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Who is Abraham Attah that no one can tease? [Article]

I have read with shock but little surprise how three radio personalities were taken to the cleaners yesterday. What was their crime? (Granted) they teased a young man who has achieved what many in his field may never achieve in their lifetime. Abraham Attah has won and presented Awards on stages that many can only dream of and he is ...

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Shaping the mind of a generation through film [Article]

I have always been intrigued by the power of visual images on the mind. Way before I ever visited the country I have come to love so much and call home, the United States, I had a sense of its strength, power, dominance, but most importantly, its resilience. I also somewhat erroneously thought that the streets of America were made ...

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Abraham Attah responds to critics of his speech

Fast-rising young Ghanaian actor, Abraham Attah, has taken to social media platform Instagram, to respond to reports that some media personalities are making mockery of his grammar at the Film Independent Spirit Awards in the United States, where he picked up another award for his role in the movie, ‘Beasts of No Nation’. The 15-year old picked up the award for the best male ...

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Abraham Attah: A unicorn in the world of film

The past film year has been pretty good to Abraham Attah considering a year ago today his acting ambitions were probably next to nil. I bet he was a regular football loving kid who loved his fair share of small poles and four corners (do kids still play that). Indeed, when he was approached to audition for Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of ...

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Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case indefinitely postponed

Bill Cosby’s next court appearance in his criminal case was indefinitely postponed so a Pennsylvania appeals court can consider whether to dismiss the case. Cosby was due for a preliminary hearing in Montgomery County on March 8 to determine whether probable cause exists to move forward with the sex assault case. Lawyers for the comedian had asked a court to ...

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Airtel Trace Music Stars II launched with Becca, Rockstone as judges

Airtel Ghana in collaboration with TRACE Urban, have launched Season 2 of the Airtel Trace Music Star (ATMS), in a grand ceremony at the exquisite Plot 7 lounge in Osu, Accra. The launch draped in the crimson of the Airtel brand featured icons of Ghanaian music like VVIP, Obuor and Becca, along with Airtel Ambassadors Ahuofe Patri and comedian Kalybos. ...

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#MOGOFestival2016: Bob Pinodo shines at 3 Nights with Music Greats

Indeed a second gear gives more speed and perhaps excitement than the first; and that’s exactly what Highlife great Bob Pinodo, gave music lovers who attended the second day of the Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) Festival’s 3 Nights With Music Greats show. The event, which precedes the MOGO Awards scheduled for March 5, prepares the ground for the main ...

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Blakk Rasta appointed tourism ambassador for Zimbabwe

Outspoken Ghanaian radio personality and reggae artiste, Blakk Rasta, has been named a tourism ambassador for Zimbabwe at the country’s Ministry of Tourism in Harare. Blakk Rasta, whose real name is Abubakar Ahmed, took to Facebook to make this announcement in a post that read, “To Jahaviah be the glory, I have just been made tourism ambassador for Zimbabwe…” This honor was ...

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Looking forward to Ghana at the Oscars…one day [Article]

Here I go again. I am so happy for Abraham Attah. I am also sad for him at the same time. Because, unfortunately, unless Cary and co make that smart decision to relocate Abraham Attah to the US, his career cannot be sustained in Ghana. It’s Monday y’all. Award season is OVER. DONE. Roles for him are few and far ...

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