Does Williams Uchemba’s voice sound squeaky in real life?

You will understand the question if you have seen Sugar Rush.

Uchemba as himself in both pictures. source: WilliamUchembaInstagram

In the brilliant movie starring Adesua Etomi, Big Brother Naija’s Bisola Aiyeola and Bimbo Ademoye, Uchemba plays a funny detective character, and dishes out one liners with a funny squeaky voice.

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Nigerian Valentine Comedy Show 2020: Basketmouth in Manchester –> Hilton Deansgate

Our staple event of the valentine season is back.

Basketmouth is coming in 2020 to sprinkle laughter among lovers and all kinds of people in Manchester for the 11th year running.

Like last year, the theme of the show is Son of Peter and Mr Okpocha will be bringing the best of his comedies as usual.

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Our 21st Gen Wizkid has arrived: 5 facts about #heisrema Rhema

Dumebi Dumebi kpalanga….
Eh Dumebi
Dumebi don go carry belle
Eh Dumebi
Le Kwa na  mi si, see Omoye
Come see Omoye, O baby oyoyo

If you know this song, then you may already know the young upcoming artist behind it – REMA aka Divine Ikubor.

Rema is not only gaining popularity in Nigeria’s mainstream music but also venturing into the USA thanks to ex-President Barrack Obama, who recently revealed Rema among his summer 2019 playlist with the track ‘Iron Man’.

Whilst Iron Man increased his popularity, ‘Dumebi’ is the track that has grabbed more people’s attention most likely because it vibes to both the young, the old, the intercontinental, cross-generational, you name it.

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Valentine Comedy Show 2019: Basketmouth London –> The Indigo, O2

Our staple event of the valentine season – Basketmouth comedy show is back in London, February 2019 for its 10th year.

This year however has a different location and format as the tagline – Son of Peter – suggests.

Bright Okpocha aka Basketmouth will be performing a live one-man show for the very first time at Greenwich’s Indigo O2 with a theme surrounding his life as a son of peter.

SEE: Basketmouth Valentine’s comedy show in Manchester – February 2018

In previous years, Basketmouth comedy show featured different artists and comedian. No suggestions that there will be guest appearances, there will be music and his previous one-man shows has been a sold-out success

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Date + Time: 7.00pm – 11.30pm, Sun 10th February
Venue: London indigO at the O2 in Greenwich, London, SE10 0AX
Price:
From £18.75
Genre: Afro, Nigerian, Music, Comedy, Events

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Valentine Comedy Show 2018: Lord of the Ribs –> Manchester –> Hilton Deansgate

Valentine’s day may seem a long time away, but it is just over 2 months away before Basketmouth returns to unite and make UK comedy lovers laugh at the pretigious Hilton hotel, Manchester.

Basketmouth, Olamide and others to host Valentine special, Lord of the Ribs in Manchester

Last year’s huge number of turnouts in London secured an immediate date for 2018, with Manchester’s Hilton the hotspot for the event.

Confirmation of Wo specialist – YBNL’s Olamide – means the £19 early birds tickets may finish quicker than expected, and Ugandan comedian, Patrick Salvado is also billed.

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Valentine Comedy Show 2018: Basketmouth’s Lord of the Ribs –> London –> Wembley SSE Arena

Valentine’s day may seem a long time away, but it is just over 2 months away before Basketmouth returns to unite and make UK comedy lovers laugh.

Basketmouth, Olamide and others to host a Valentines special, Lord of the Ribs

With nearly 10,000 people turning up earlier, it successes delivered an instant date for next year 2018, with 2 dates for 2 different locations confirmed.

Confirmation of ‘Wo’ artist – YBNL’s Olamide – means the £19 early birds tickets may finish quicker than expected, and Ugandan comedian, Patrick Salvado is also billed.

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The YaSS and Why Now styles at Susu and Banky’s #BAAD 2017

Dubbed the unmissable wedding of 2017, Adesua and Banky’s traditional Nigerian wedding saw celebrities and guests descend in numbers to the Landmark Event Centre, Lagos, showcasing their personalities through individual styles, make-up and overall look.

The ceremony’s official colours were maroon-velvet for men and pink for ladies.

Among the star studded men, Ebuka, Noble Igwe and Iceberg Slim made their mark, enhancing the simplicity of their attire with embellishments, while the women – Juliet Ibrahim, Stephanie Coker and Linda – stunned in simple yet exciting designs that embraced the beauty of the petal-adorned material.

MasterKraft, Toyin Abraham and Lilian Esoro among others adored by thousands of fans baffled in odd under-prepared and over-designed outfits that begged the question – why now?

‘Why Now?’ styles

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Edo meets Yoruba: Adesua x Banky W #BAAD2017

In a 2016 snapchat, Banky W once said: “if or when I do get married, no way, I am doing that huge Lagos wedding”, and in a recently surfaced video, Susu had the same opinion.

2 heavily publicised introduction, 2 bridal parties and 2 bachelors’ gathering later, Bankole Wellington and Adesua Etomi’s traditional wedding commenced at the LandMark Event Center, Lagos, in front of adoring families, guests, celebrities and millions of fans worldwide.

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Valentine ready: 5 months after Basketmouth’s Lord of the Ribs, next year’s event go on sale

It’s only been a few months since thousands flocked in their masses to the SSE Arena for some Basketmouth and friends laughter, but the 2018 follow up is ready.

Basketmouth debuts his Comedy festival 5 months after successful Lord of the ribs 2017 show with Pepper Dem Boss artist Olamide expected to perform at the show

Owing to this year’s success, the 2018 version is going bigger with 3 different locations – Birmingham, Manchester and London – on 3 dates. Early bird tickets starting at Continue reading

What happened to DJ money? Cuppy moves back into her parent’s Kensington home

Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola aka DJ Cuppy flaunts a fabulous DJ-ing and producing lifestyle on Instagram, jetting from one country to the next to perform at top club spots.

DJ Cuppy with daddy, oil and energy tycoon Femi Otedola

However, the billionaire’s daughter and star of Lagos to London: Britain’s New Super Rich has had to move back into her parents Kensington home citing Continue reading

Comedy Show 2017: Aki-PawPaw and Friends —> 29th May —> Baab-e-Salaam, Manchester

Its coming to London, Birmingham and of course, Manchester. Some of the biggest comedians and musician will be there.

AY will be there
I go Die will be there
Mercy Johnson will be hosting and even Harrysong on the mic.

Check out the full list of entertaining guests and get your (cheapest) ticket as soon as is possible.

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International Women’s Day: Tiwa Savage and DJ Cuppy feature on CNN’s African Influencers

Yesterday was the globally renowned International Women’s day. Happy International Women!

Ghana’s Nicole Amarteifio, Benin Republic’s Angélique Kidjo and our very own Jane Michael Ekanem, Tiwa Savage and DJ Cuppy were among 12 African Influencers CNN asked to tell people their favourite African quote.

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Basketmouth arrives in town with wife in time for his valentine comedy show

Huge promotion has been taking place to get 10,000 lovers to mingle and laugh at his show, even involving ‘The Queen’ and now he is here to do his job.

Basketmouth is in town with his wife, Elsie

He arrived London yesterday, visited The Beat FM studios, then attended church today with his Elsie before appearing on LondonLive channel for more promotion.

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Music concert: One Africa Music festival –> 13th May –> London –> SSE Arena

It is only 4 months away but there is just about enough time to plan, save and turnt up to one of the grooviest summer festival of the year.

Hosted by newly engaged King of R&B, Banky W, with some of the most popular artists performing live, organisers are sure prepping this night to be one to remember.

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Cuppy djs at RVMG’s invite only event in London with Plasticboy

Billionaire’s daughter DJ Cuppy only recently landed in London after partying with the stars in Naija and Ghana.

No sooner was she spotted DJing for record music label RVMG at the ‘Tea with the plastic boy’ event for gay fashion blogger Gary aka Plastic Boy.

DJ Cuppy with blogger @Plasticboy

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Music concert 2017: Runtown and Reekado Banks –> February –> Indigo O2

Runtown and Reekado Banks are bringing their gangs to Indigo O2. Are you game?

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Date + Time: Doors open 7pm, 12th Feb 2017
Venue: Indigo @ The o2 London SE10 0DX
Price: From £25 (plus fees)
Genre: Afro, Nigerian, Music, Events
Contact: +44 7727004949 | 07557477825
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3,000+ posts for your challenge: #Wehdonesir wehdone sir Falz-the-bad-guy

The dust is only just settling for Basketmouth’s laughter challenge but there is a new trend in town people created by our one and only Mr fine boi – Falz-the-Guy.

The trend is so popular with 1000s of people posting hilarious jokes/insults using the ‘wehdonesir’ hashtag and tagging the award winning Soft Work artist/comedian.

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Comedy Show 2017: Basketmouth –> London –> Valentine’s Day –> Wembley

Guests: Kenny Blaq and Niyi Akin
Date: 14th Feb 2017 -Valentine’s Day
Venue: THE SSE ARENA, WEMBLEY
Price range: £25 – £55
Genre: Afro, Nigerian, Comedy, Events
Contact: 02089531219 / 07436803502 / 07940205626
Buy and Pay by Cash: All Tasty’s outlets — Obalende Suya spot (Peckham) — LeJoint (Old Kent Rd) — Tomi’s Kitchen (Deptford) — Mamacass (Burnt Oak) — Enish Restaurant (Lewisham)
Book Online: Cokobar