Category: Music

Dr. Dre is the World’s Highest Paid Musician for 2012

Dr. Dre is the World’s Highest Paid Musician for 2012

According to a just released list of World’s Highest-Paid Musicians by US based Forbes Magazine, the Rapper Andre Romelle Young popularly known by his stage name as Dr. Dre, comes at the top as the World’s Highest-Paid Musician of 2012 with a whopping $110 million in pretax earnings. Although Dr. Dre does not release so […]

Cameroon’s Singing Diva Lady Ponce Stages in Rotterdam

Cameroon’s Singing Diva Lady Ponce Stages in Rotterdam

Cameroonian singing and dancing sensation Lady Ponce was in Rotterdam, the Netherlands on Saturday 24th of November 2012 to mark her first on stage performance in the Seaport city in recent years. The event took place at the Waterfront Night Club on the banks of the River Maas in Rotterdam. Lady Ponce is currently one […]

Boston City Councilor Charles Yancey Welcomes Tony Award-Winning ‘Fela’ to the City

Boston City Councilor Charles Yancey Welcomes Tony Award-Winning ‘Fela’ to the City

Boston City Councillor Charles C. Yancey has welcomed the critically acclaimed, Tony Award-winning musical, FELA!, to the City of Boston. FELA! is a musical, which tells the important story of legendary Nigerian musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Fela was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, a musician and composer, the pioneer of Afrobeat music, human rights activist, and a […]

African Celebrities Magazine Supports African MTV Music Awards

African Celebrities Magazine Supports African MTV Music Awards

African Celebrities Magazine (both online and the print versions) supports African MTV Music Awards. We monitor and cover the MTV Africa Music Awards from our unique perspective and angle bringing you some of the aspects and impact you would not notice from TV. The African Music Awards celebration consists of fun-filled stage performances that bring […]

Nneka: “Germany Gave me the Platform to Africanize Myself” -Nigerian born singer-songwriter Nneka

Nneka: “Germany Gave me the Platform to Africanize Myself” -Nigerian born singer-songwriter Nneka

By Larry Bate Takang (Editor-in-Chief, African Celebrities Magazine), editor@african-celebrities.com “Germany educated me a lot about being Nigerian”. “I never knew about our politics”. “I became more aware of Nigeria when I stepped out of Nigeria”. “I was not aware of issues like corruption, and oil exploration” These are declarations made by Nigerian born singer and […]

The “Bling-Bling” culture…a sick lifestyle?

The “Bling-Bling” culture…a sick lifestyle?

Why Africans shouldn’t copy the extravagant lifestyle of African American Rappers. Bling-Bling (or simply bling) is a slang term that refers to flashy or elaborate jewelry and ornamented accessories that are carried, worn or installed, such as cell phones, massive neck chains, watches, logos, rings, tooth caps etc. The concept is popularized in hip hop […]