The Nigerian movie industry known as Nollywood is never resting in its oars as it remains vibrant and dynamic in movie making. The industry has come out with recent movies currently making waves in the cinemas. Three new films are among the many that will hit the cinemas nationwide in April.
Africa magic films and golden effect pictures have released the trailer for Kunle Afolayan’s new film ‘Omugwo’ coloured by their different cultural backgrounds, their mother-in-laws forcefully move in with the couple to perform the Igbo child care rite called Omugwo.
But instead of reliewing their children of the burden of child care, the mothers rivalry complicates life for the young couple to comical effects. The film which will be released in cinemas nation wide on April 7, 2017 features:
Ayo Adesanya, Patience Ozorkwor (Mama G.) Omowuni Dada, Ken Erics and Christian Paul.
Mr and Mrs Revolution
Mr and Mrs Revolution which features Rita Dominic and Chidi Mokeme, Akin Lewis, Yaw, Tana Adelana and Monachi Abii.
Directed by Teco Benson, the movie is produced by Chinwe Egwuagu who produced the 2012 movie of the same name which starred Nsetkpe-Etim and Joseph Benjamin.
The second movie in the series tells a story of a couple Sharon and Kobi who attempts to tell a truth about some of the conflicts, confinement, independence and struggles in marriage.
The pursuit to keep their marriage intact and save their private lives lead to the various dramatic and intense scenes that follow the story. Mr and Mrs Revolution will debut in cinemas on April 21, 2017.
Controversial Nollywood actress, Cosy Ojiakor is mischief personified in a new Nollywood movie tilled ‘Kendo Game.’ The well endowed actress operates local drinking joint and she is stirring controversy in her neighbourhood by dating two police officers. Both officers patronize her local drinking joint.
The love triangle is among a local police Chief, Austin and his mischievious subordinates, Vincent and the acress character in Kombo Game with a stoppy boss, played by Jide Kosoko to contend with Austin and Vincent who are resolute to turn over a new leaf, but their zeal often collides with mischief, leaving them of the mercy of their boss.
Kondo Game is produced by Maryam Harris and directed by Charles Uwagbai. It features other acts like Funny Bone, Mercy Johnson, Uche Jumbo, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry and Francis Odega among others.
Meanwhile, Cosy Ojiakor has been in the news lately for calling out fellow actresses she has pimped for big men and inturn makes them live a larger-than-life lifestyle. She said they all in turns stabbed her in the back.
It was gathered that Cosy Ojiakor has plans to write a book from actresses rendezvous and her involvement.
Reno Omokri Writes Open Letter To BBNaija Enthusiasts
Reno Omokri has written an open letter to BBNaija enthusiasts.
In his letter, the former presidential aide asked ardent followers of the reality TV show to campaign for their businesses as much as they campaign for housemates who do not know them.
His letter reads
‘’Dear #BBNaija enthusiasts,
You see how you campaign for that housemate? Good. Campaign for your success like that. Instead of selling a housemate you don’t know and who does not know you, to me, use that time and energy to sell a product you can profit from to me. Do not be afraid of business or think that it is wrong to make a profit. It is not wickedness for lions to kill and eat antelopes. It is life’s natural order. Don’t be sentimental in business. Set your price competitively. Make your profit. Don’t exploit customers. But dont cheat yourself. A lion that does not kill will itself be killed!’’
A review Of Tiwa Savage’s Water & Garri EP
Nigerian multiple award-winning artist Tiwa Savage returns with a brand new extended play “Water & Garri. This comes less than a year after the release of her critically acclaimed third studio album “Celia”.
Water & Garri, a five-track body of work features Grammy Awards winner and veteran rapper, Nas, singer Brandy, the Nigerian underground artist Rich King and Alte singer and soul music stunner, Tay Iwar.
Since her return to Nigeria in 2012, Tiwa Savage has raised the bar for female artists. She embodied the almost frowned on sex symbol attribute in the music industry, her music is filled with flirting words and expressions. No wonder when she called herself African bad gyal, no one disputed the assertion.
Garri is a staple food among Nigerians, water is used to take or make Garri. The title as used in this context refers to her mashed style and global collaboration. She sticks to her heartfelt style in the course of making this album.
Tiwa Savage infused Rnb/Soul with Afro-fusion. The end product is a 19 minutes run of music with themes detailing heartbreak, love, hard work, perseverance, etc.
Nas and Rich King were on the opening track “Work Fada”, the pensive and reflective song preaches hard work and perseverance with Nas almost going preachy in his thought-provoking verse.
The six minutes long track is the perfect opener to the avarde garde album, who opens an EP with this type of lengthy play? Only Tiwa Savage could do such, the theme is distinct and it’s a well-calculated risk.
In 2016, Tiwa Savage’s marriage with talent manager Teebliz hit the rock. Five years later, she seems set to speak her truth. She reveals a little on the Interlude on her last album—Celia. On Water & Garri, Tiwa Savage dedicates two tracks to that ugly incident.
Ade Ori is a soft-light take on past relationships/marriage. She is now independent while she is hopeful about future handling. The lyrics drip with pain and regretful lines.
Tale by Moonlight was a popular weekly storied program on national television. Tiwa Savage details her fairy tale love expectations on this soulful 90s house music. Even though she flirts and gushing about the guy, she is cautious. Amaarae’s whispery vocals compliment Tiwa Savage’s flirt takes.
Seven years ago, American artist Brandy visited Nigeria. At a press conference before her performance at Classic FM Valentine show, she revealed she loved Tiwa Savage’s vocals, she liked it to a 14-year-old. Unknown to her, Tiwa Savage considered the Grammy Winner her role model and one of the reasons she is into music.
When they finally collaborate on “Somebody’s Son”, it is a perfect blend of two songstresses.
They complement one another, Brandy even sings in Yoruba. This track is one of the up-tempo songs on the EP. Its production is filled with Drums and mellow strings. Somebody’s son retains the themes of Ade Ori: it pleads for reciprocal love.
Tay Iwar and Tiwa Savage jointly closed the EP with a rollercoaster of deep expressive expressions. The horn-filled disco makes it sounds like a potential track for a Friday night out.
Veteran producer Pharell Williams called this project a classic but the fans failed to realize his caveat of it not becoming commercially viable. Tiwa Savage is unbothered if her recent promotional talks are anything to go by.
Water & Garri explores Tiwa Savage Rnb/Soul forte with an infusion of Afro-fusion, the EP is a dart between hope and despair. The production is pristine, however, the songwriting is underwhelming.
The featured artists almost overshadowed her. Although it’s obvious that this project is destined for the international market, the collaborations could have been lesser.
Wizkid Makes History As ‘Essence’ BeComes Most Shazam Song In US
Nigerian singer, Wizkid has made history in the United States.
The Grammy award-winning superstar made the history with his hit single ‘Essence.’
The 31-year-old father of three registered his name on the book of musical history when ‘Essence’ was announced the most Shazam song in the United States of America.
Apple-owned Shazam, through its Instagram account, announced Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ as the most Shazamed song in the country.
The app, which is used to identify music and TV shows by listening to a short sample of their audio, posted a pictured Wizkid with the caption: ”Big Congrats to @wizkidayo!! #Essence is now the most Shazamed song in the United States.”
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