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DJ JOE MFALME BAGS A NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT AWARD NOMINATION

neaNigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA) recently announced the 2017 NEA nomination list for the 12th edition of the awards. The NEA most especially recognizes Nigerians in the entertainment industry making an impact on the continent and in the diaspora but they have since gone ahead to award non- Nigerians.

The 2017 NEA will be held on September 3, 2017 in New York City, during the American labor day weekend.

Therefore Dj Joe Mfalme is pleased to announce that he had been nominated for the second time on the best disc jockey (Non-nigerian) category.

Dj Joe Mfalme will battle it out with some of Africa's finest on this hotly contested category, these include; DJ Lebbie of Sierra Leone,DJ Mensah of Ghana,DJ Bossman of Liberia,DJ Slick Stuart & Roja of Uganda and DJ Vyrusky also from Ghana.

The nomination has come as a result of Dj Joe Mfalme's zeal and passion for his work as a radio, TV and party disc jockey,endorsements as well as his heavy social media presence.

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DJ JOE MFALME LANDS A NEW TV SHOW

turn upThis new month has come with blessings of its own,Kenya's most sought after mixmaster Dj Joe Mfalme has landed a new show alongside the multi talented Amina Abdi Rabar.

This new show dubbed The Turn up debuted on 1st of July and will be airing on Maisha Magic East this and every Saturday afternoon from 12 noon to 2pm.

The turn up seeks to bring you nothing but the best in entertainment,mixxes from your favorite deejay that will get you dancing,the latest 411 in the showbiz industry from Amina and you get to vote for your favorite songs on the countdown.

The turn up is the revolution that you have been waiting for in the world of entertainment, it doesn't get any better than this,quality entertainment from the comfort of your home and with the baddest duo from Capital FM.

For more updates about the show and how to be part of our live audience on Saturday, kindly follow my social media platforms as well as the Maisha Magic East accounts. Watch Maisha Magic East on channel 158 on DSTV and channel 4 on GoTV.

BLACK EYED PEAS TO MAKE COMEBACK IN VIRTUAL REALITY FORM

blackeyed peasThe Black Eyed Peas will make their comeback in the medium of augmented reality, which will.i.am has hailed as a multi-dimensional idea.

The hip hop group, which is currently comprised of will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and taboo, made their return to the music industry earlier this year after seven years, and the band have decided to reinvent themselves as a threesome by launching a new experience where their upcoming music will be available on a Pokemon Go-style virtual reality game next month.

Speaking about their forthcoming venture to The Sun newspaper, will.i.am said: In mid-July, The Black Eyed Peas launch our new experience and youll see what weve been doing in the medium of augmented reality.

And the 42-year-old musician believes the Where is the Love? hitmakers innovative idea is like nothing else that has ever been created before, and he has likened it to a whole new world of music.

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AMERICAN SINGER JIDENNA TO HEADLINE THE 3RD EDITION OF FOMO

JIDENNAAmerican recording artist and record producer Jidenna Mobisson popularly known as Jidenna will be jetting into Kenya on 29 June 2017 for the 3rd edition of the Hennessy FOMO party on 1 July at the Carnivore grounds.

The singer who is widely known for his hit singles such as Classic Man , Little Bit More ,

Bambi and Long Live the Chief will be coming into the country with his entire band to deliver a live performance at the annual event that has gained recognition for featuring global artists.

Last year the event brought two headlining acts who wowed the Kenyan crowd that is Fuse ODG,a popular London based artist of Ghanian descent and Flavour a popular Nigerian musician.

Apart from Jidenna headlining the event,other top acts include Nyashinski,Shadaya and Nasambu.The MCs of the night will include,DNG,Shaffie Were and Mc Samora.On the decks will be Kenya's sought after Dj Joe Mfalme,Dj Kace,Dj UV,Dj Xclusive and Dj Kalisouth.

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CALVO MISTARI AND BOBBY MAPESA RELAESE NEW SINGLE

bcKenyan music duo BC: Bobby Mapesa and Calvo Mistari have released their newest single and video featuring Opips and Jardel.

Dubbed Nawapenda Wote, this is BCs third single off their upcoming self- titled album, BC, co-produced by Gift and Dillie and mastered by acclaimed producer Eric Musyoka of Decimal Records.

 

Speaking about the dope track, Bobby said, Our fans love lyrical content and wordplay I am sure they will definitely enjoy this! Calvo added, This song is BCs perspective, adding. A lot of people will relate to this song because they must have dated different people from different backgrounds.

 

The sexy club song is set to rock dancehall and hip-hop lovers alike. Set in Huruma and the upmarket Kitusuru parts of Nairobi, the video was directed by Odibz and captures the duos different perspectives on dating girls from opposing backgrounds

BET TO HONOR SOUTH AFRICA'S YVONNE CHAKACHAKA

Chaka ChakaSouth African music legend Yvonne Chaka Chaka is being honoured internationally with a BET International Global Good Power Award, on 29 June 2017.

Yvonne Chaka Chakas latest accolade, BETs International Global Good Power Award, isnt for her music, but for her work related to improving the health of Africans.

The South African songstress, fondly known as the Princess of Africa, has long been synonymous with excellence in the music industry, locally and internationally.

Her lyrics resonated with freedom fighters during the apartheid years. After democracy, her focus shifted when one of her backup singers died of malaria.

She began the Princess of Africa Foundation, where she works to eradicate the effects of malaria, tuberculosis and HIV and to carry out community and social charity works, said BET. There, Chaka Chaka focuses on healthcare, education and sanitation.

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AMERICAN RAPPER JAY Z IS NOW A HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE

jayzeeeJay Z has become the first rapper to enter the Songwriters Hall of Fame and celebrated by listing the artists that he draw inspiration from.

The 99 Problems hitmaker has joined the likes of the late John Lennon, Sir Elton John, Burt Bacharach and Lionel Richie in the distinguished group after being nominated for the honour by his musical peers. And a string of stars have paid tribute to the music mogul following his induction, with U2 frontman Bono hailing him the archangel of hip.

Bono said via Tidal: Archangel of hip. Jay Zs lyrics and music touch every emotion: rage, love, sadness, joy and tragedy. Jay Z started taking notes on his life early on, he reported what he saw and what he felt and he took us with him. Most of us first heard him when we heard Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem) perfectly juxtaposing the beauty of childhood and the reality he lived in. He got us listening, and weve been listening ever since. A true artist that follows Miles Davis definition of a true artist, Its not about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.

 

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BAHATI RELEASES COLLABO WITH EDDY KENZO

kenzobahatiGospel singer Bahati scored a huge milestone when he became the first gospel musician to be enrolled in the music reality show Coke Studio, where he has been paired with Nigeria’s Kiss Daniel.

Now the highly anticipated collaboration between Kenya’s Bahati and Ugandan BET award winning musician,Eddy Kenzo is here with us.

Aptly titled ‘Barua Kwa Mama’, the song is an appreciation of mothers

The collaboration comes two months after the gospel singer worked with Tanzania’s Rayvanny in ‘Nikumbushe.’

The project is in line with Bahati’s mission of spreading his wings beyond the Kenyan borders.

Eddy Kenzo on the other hand was recently named as an ambassador for the Kenyan tourism board and will be returning on the 5th season of Coke Studio Africa slated to air in August.

JASON DERULO CONFIRMED AS THIS YEAR’S COKE STUDIO AFRICA GUEST STAR

derulojasonAmerican singer,sonwriter and dancer Jason Derulo is this year’s international guest star and he is also set to feature on a special episode themed the global fusion edition.

The 27 year old mega platinum star is said to be jetting into the country this weekend ahead of his week long recording at Coke Studio.

According to reports,Future and Ed Sheeran were being considered for the season but due to other commitments, they couldn't make it.

Derulo's music is generally pop, but also incorporates R&B and hip hop influence. He has predominantly named Michael Jackson as his inspiration, according to his online bio. Derulo states: "He is the reason I am who I am today. When I was four years old, I saw him for the first time. I saw how he moved the crowd and how people were just so touched." His other musical influences include Elvis Presley, Madonna, Prince, Usher and Justin Timberlake.

Currently, Jason's latest music offering Swalla (feat. Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign) is a favourite of fans after it topped various music charts.

Jason is one of the international acts to be featured in the premiere music show, which also had top acts like Trey Songz, Neyo and Wycleff Jean. Some of the African stars on the show include Avril, Kahligraph Jones, Maphorisa (South Africa), Bruce Melodie (Rwanda), Kill Beatz (Ghana), Slap Dee( Zambia) and Busiswa (South Africa).

DJ JOE MFALME PRESENTS DOUBLE TROUBLE VOLUME 16

DT16It’s a new month and as always your favourite mixmaster,Dj Joe Mfalme has a new mixtape for you to enjoy.Double trouble volume 16 is now out!

Released yesterday, (Monday 5th June) the Double trouble 16 mixxtape is all about African vibes because we need to celebrate our culture,talent and music as well which is currently ruling the airwaves all over the world.

 

Africa month may have beem last month,but the good African vibes should go on and on.This new mixxtape helps you to do just that.African music has over the years improved and African musicians have also set the bar high for their peers.

 

African music or afro beats makes you dance,so why don’t you go ahead,download,listen and share the good African vibe with others.

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