Events

Evander Holyfield to fight 65-year old former Lagos governor in charity fight

Fundraising activities for charity come in different ways; some rich people have fundraising dinners, there are charity soccer matches and many other sporting activities. The people of Lagos have taken this to a new level by organizing a charity boxing match between five-time world heavyweight boxing champion, Evander Holyfield, and 65-year old former Lagos State Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The ...

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MOGO 2017: they came, they saw, they enjoyed!

There is nothing more exhilarating than being served a sumptuous Ghanaian cuisine prepared in a music pot, spiced with poetry, drama and dance, within a flamboyant environment, as it happened on March 25, 2017 at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel. The plush Kempinski Hotel in the Gold Coast City of Accra came alive on the night of March 25, 2017, ...

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Paapa Yankson dazzles at #MOGO2017

Ace highlife musician Paapa Yankson got music patrons on their feet when he took his turn to treat music lovers at the 2017 Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) to a repertoire of his great musical works. Performing after the Gyata Bi man Adane Best, Paapa Yankson defied his old age and shook the audience with an electrifying performance which moved ...

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Wogbejeke tells Ghana’s music history at #MOGO2017

Ghana’s epic drama group, Wogbejeke noted for its wonderful theatrical performances, through drama, music and poetry told the history and evolution of Ghanaian music at the Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) concert. The performance captures how Ghanaian music has evolved from traditional music forms to modern forms like rap, hip-life and others. As part of activities to celebrate 60 years ...

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#MOGO2017 underway: artistes wow patrons with spectacular performances

The 2017 edition of Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) is currently underway at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel in Accra with an array of top notch Ghanaian musicians, amidst splendour. The event which is aimed at celebrating music that has traits of indigenous Ghanaian folk music has highlife greats Nana Kwame Ampadu, A.B. Crentsil, Paapa Yankson and Amandzeba performing tonight. ...

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I was jealous of Kwabena Kwabena’s ‘Asor’ – Okyeame Kwame

I was jealous of Kwabena Kwabena’s ‘Asor’ – Okyeame Kwame

Have you ever thought a musician would admit on live radio their fondness for another musician’s song? Well, this is rare but it is exactly what happened when versatile artiste, Okyeame Kwame, made such ‘confession’ on Citi FM’s Breakfast Show yesterday, saying would have wished that Kwabena Kwabena’s Asor was his. According to Okyeame Kwame, the good qualities of Asor ...

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OPINION: VGMA Needs Total Overhaul!

OPINION: VGMA Needs Total Overhaul!

Preamble: I have a lot of suggestions for the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) but I have sifted a few of them to proffer to the organisers, and the Board for that matter. This year has not been different from the previous years as regards controversies surrounding the awards. Of course, because it is a human institution, some mistakes are ...

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Roverman’s ‘Blackmail’ set for March 25

Ghanaians who trooped the National Theatre for the premier of Uncle Ebo Whyte’s latest production BLACKMAIL will testify to a time well spent. The theatre was full to capacity as lovers of stage drama sat glued to their seat through the two-hour production. The 10 cast drama which will be shown over the weekend took its audience into the everyday ...

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“I want to start a pre-university” – Okyeame Kwame

“I want to start a pre-university” – Okyeame Kwame

One of the great musicians billed to thrill patrons at the Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) Dinner Dance on 25th March, 2017 at the Kempinski Hotel has disclosed that one of his biggest dreams is to start a pre-university. Speaking to Citi FM’s morning show host Bernard Avle on the Citi Breakfast Show, he said most people have not had ...

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It’s not easy to sustain VGMA Hype – P.R.O.

The spokesperson for the 18th edition of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA), Nii Ayite Hammond, has reacted to complaints about the current lull in publicity for the event. Contrary to talk by entertainment enthusiasts and critics that the award’s hype has plummeted within some few weeks, Mr Hammond has told citifmonline.com in an exclusive interview that the present seemingly silence of ...

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