Cinemas Free to Operate as Government Lifts Ban!

In a brief phone interview a few minutes ago with the Chairman of the Film Classification Committee and Government spokesperson on matters of the Creative Arts ‘Socrates Safo’, he stated that cinemas can now be operational but with strict adherence to Covid – 19 safety measures. He added that the Ghana Tourism Authority (G.T.A) has the mandate to inspect and approve such venues before they commence operations. This comes as good news to many Ghanaian filmmakers following an indefinite ban on cinemas since last year amid the Coronavirus Crisis in…

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‘V.G.M.A in Schools’ Initiative Continues at Christian Methodist Senior High School Today

Comprising a four day tour of selected schools in Accra, the ‘Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (V.G.M.A) in Schools’ initiative will continue today at the Christian Methodist Senior High School. Today marks day 2 of the programme, and promises to be equally exciting just as educative for the students. Therefore, the reigning V.G.M.A ‘Artiste of the Year’ Kuami Eugene and V.G.M.A 2021 Nominee ‘Mr Drew’ will be present both as resource personnel and as entertainers during the event. The V.G.M.A in Schools’ initiative seeks to bridge the gap between the music…

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First Ever National Music Summit’ For This June!

The first ever National Music Summit is scheduled to come off on Monday 21st June 2021 in Accra. The event forms part of activities lined up for the celebration of music made in Ghana by the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. The organizing company ‘Charterhouse’, yesterday issued a statement identifying the main purpose of the summit as discussing the growth of the music industry in Ghana; including the recent challenges and possible solutions. The event will draw industry stakeholders from across the country to brainstorm and share ideas on the…

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DateRush: I Will Marry Shemima In 2 years! …… Says Ali

Television personality Mohammed Ali popularly known as Ali, has revealed a few days ago to Shine Publications in a phone interview, that he intends getting married within the next 2 years to his date Shemima; who he met on the reality television series ‘DateRush’. This comes as a surprise to many as some viewers have said that the romantic relationship between Ali and Shemima was staged and therefore isn’t real. Upcoming Actor Ali was very clear about him and Shemima. “People who are saying that my relationship with Shemima is…

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Photography Is Not Pornography ….. Says Celebrity Photographer

Ghanaian Celebrity Photographer known as ‘Smith Imaging’, has cleared the air on the thin line between professional photography and pornography. He stated that, indeed he takes nude photos, but for paid business and usually advertising purposes. His comments on the photography industry in Ghana are timely as these days, photos with naked ladies are the norm on social media. He stated this in an interview with Shine Publications a few days ago in Accra. Ace photographer ‘Smith Imaging’ defines photography as art, business and a profession. According to him, these…

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Trigmatic Launches Music Video About His House – Help!

Rapper Trigmatic on Friday at Flip Bar in Osu, officially launched a music video to his single ‘Sophia’. In the company of the press and well wishers, he responded to a question about how the song came to him saying that it was inspired by his house help. Trigmatic explained how he got the inspiration for his single by eavesdropping on his house help. “Sophia was a girl I used to live with; I really don’t like using the word ‘house-help’ because I see them as a part of us.…

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DanceHall Music Never Left the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards….. Editor’s Desk

With the absence of two of the most popular names in Dancehall music in Ghana: ‘Shatta Wale’ and ‘Stonebwoy’, many people thought that this year, the energy that the Dancehall music genre brings would be a missing ingredient at the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, but this wasn’t so. On Saturday June 12th 2021, Dancehall acts ‘Epixode’ and ‘Kahpun’ fused live rock music with the indigenous Dancehall rythym to deliver a loud but melodic presentation. Despite being anew face, ‘Kahpun’ took to the stage like he had always been there…

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Stars Bring their ‘A’ Game to V.G.M.A ‘Xperience Concert’ 2021

On Saturday at the Grand Arena in Accra, selected Ghanaian musicians comprising nominees at the 22nd Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (V.G.M.A), displayed very entertaining performances to industry stakeholders and the press. The event, though a warmer to the grand awards night, had some much excitement that viewers via social media described it as the ‘final showdown’. After the first 2 acts had performed, the V.G.M.A ‘Xperience Concert’ had already began trending on social media platform ‘Twitter’ with over 1000 tweets. At the end of the event, many of the guests…

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V.G.M.A XPERIENCE CONCERT 2021 Will Celebrate Musical Variety…. Editor’s Desk

At 9pm (GMT) on Saturday, lovers of music from West Africa will have the opportunity to enjoy a professional mix of music genres from Ghana and Nigeria at the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards ‘Xperience Concert’. Despite the fact that the list of performers comprise only Ghanaian musicians, these musicians will perform songs from Afrobeats, Hip Hop, Highlife, Inspirational, Dancehall and other popular music genres from around the world. The V.G.M.A ‘Xperience Concert’, for a moment, takes music lovers away from the growing tension that builds towards the awards night…

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‘Rabby’s Starlet 2’ Calls for Submissions

Auditions for Season 2 of the ‘Rabby’s Starlet’ reality show has begun today. The Founder of ‘Rabby’s Starlet’ Actress Rabby Bray, said that it was an opportunity for young talented ladies to improve themselves in their careers as Actresses. The auditions will be used to select the main contestants who will enter a boot camp for a period of time and be groomed in areas that can help facilitate their success in the film industry; as well as Corporate Ghana. Actress Rabby Bray, who is also the Founder of Rabby’s…

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