Category: Entertainment

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 […]

African Holland Based Model & Fashion Designer Wows with Latest Designs

African Holland Based Model & Fashion Designer Wows with Latest Designs

Introducing Diana Tambe Blackpearl: Diana Tambe Blackpearl is a Holland Based Top model from Cameroon-Africa.  She is an up and coming young aspiring designer and also the CEO of Africa Fashion Week Holland (The Netherlands). Having had several successes as a Top model, the young and beautiful Cameroonian model has as well gone into fashion […]

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 […]

TV series on Lives of African Migrants in Europe to be Broadcast on Dutch & Al Jazeera TVs

TV series on Lives of African Migrants in Europe to be Broadcast on Dutch & Al Jazeera TVs

A nine-part television series titled “Surprising Europe” which reveals stories about African migrants in Europe will be broadcast on the Dutch public television (Nederland 2) by an organization called ‘HUMAN’ starting from the 8th of July 2011 every Friday as from 4.30 pm. On August 8th 2011, the same documentary will be broadcast by the […]

Nollywood Star Engages to Boost Cameroon film Industry

“Cameroon Deserves more than what African Movie Celebrities have been giving her” By Fon Irene Zih (Cameroon Correspondent) The multi-talented Nigerian actress, Stella Damasus, has begun a move to help improve the way screenwriters, directors, producers, actors and actresses carry on film business in Cameroon. On a visit to scout the potential of this West […]

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 […]

“The Film Industry can boost the Cameroon Economy” Stella Damasus

When people come in from other African countries and beyond to make films in Cameroon, Nollywood actress Stella Damasus-Aboderin believes that, the beauty of the Country would be showcased to the world. Consequently, more airlines would want to fly into Cameroon; hotels would start making more money; more people would rent locations and equipment. Getting […]

Georges Collinet (a.k.a Maxi Voom Voom)

Known to his fans as “Maxi Voom Voom”, Georges’ french and english language music programs on the Voice of America (VOA) have attracted millions of listeners. Georges also hosts a television show connecting leading public policy and cultural figures around the continent. Throughout his career, Georges has played a key role in connecting the U.S, […]

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 […]