July, 2012

BN Bytes: Nollywood Star Ini Edo to Unveil her Shoe Line “Ini Edo Collection” at the Dallas International Fashion Show in August

BN Bytes: Nollywood Star Ini Edo to Unveil her Shoe Line “Ini Edo Collection” at the Dallas International Fashion Show in August

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Move over Christian Louboutin, there’s a new footwear designer set to take over the world.
Ever since Nollywood star actress Ini Edo… stunned Nigerians in her break out role in the movie World Apart in 2004, the award winning thespian

Must Watch Trailer! Yvonne Nelson, Chris Attoh, Nadia Buari, Tana Adelana, Anita Erskine & Efya star in Pascal Amonfo’s Steamy Flick “Single & Married”

Must Watch Trailer! Yvonne Nelson, Chris Attoh, Nadia Buari, Tana Adelana, Anita Erskine & Efya star in Pascal Amonfo’s Steamy Flick “Single & Married”

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

This movie should definitely be on your must watch list!
Two months ago, BN exclusively unveiled behind-the-scenes photos from the set of eagerly anticipated flick “Single and Married” directed by Pascal Amanfo… (4 Play and 4 Play Reloaded), with a

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Zizi Cardow, AY, Elohor Aisien, Ibiere Agwu & Dimeji Alara at the Launch of Ugo Igbokwe’s Make Me Beauty Salon in Lagos – View the Photos

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Zizi Cardow, AY, Elohor Aisien, Ibiere Agwu & Dimeji Alara at the Launch of Ugo Igbokwe’s Make Me Beauty Salon in Lagos – View the Photos

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Bukola & Ugo Igbokwe
On Sunday 8th July 2012,  Nigerian renowned pro hairstylist Ugo Igbokwe and his wife Bukola, launched their Make Me … Beauty salon in style.
The event saw in attendance some of Nigeria’s elite including Nollywood star

BN Bytes: Canada, Are You Ready? Eldee Poised to Kick Off a Canadian Tour With Trybe Records Ensign, Rukus

BN Bytes: Canada, Are You Ready? Eldee Poised to Kick Off a Canadian Tour With Trybe Records Ensign, Rukus

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Undeniably one of Nigeria’s most consistent artists and National treasures, veteran rapper/singer, eLDee is about to kick off the North American leg of his Undeniable …tour.
So, for those who missed the chance to be part of and experience the

The Africa International Hair Extravaganza takes the Spotlight in Johannesburg, SA this August! Vote Your Fave Brands Today

The Africa International Hair Extravaganza takes the Spotlight in Johannesburg, SA this August! Vote Your Fave Brands Today

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

On Saturday 11th August 2012, the Africa International Hair Extravaganza (AIHE)…- an elite award ceremony for the African hair industry, will be held in grand style at the Coca Cola Dome, Johannesburg, South Africa.
This first of its kind

New Music: Waje – I Wish (Leak)

New Music: Waje – I Wish (Leak)

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Waje is nothing short of a breath of fresh air whenever she blows us away with her vocal prowess. On her new single, “I Wish”…, the vocal powerhouse takes a different route which, though its far from her comfort

BN Video Premiere: Flavour Feat. Fally Ipupa – Kwarikwa Remix

BN Video Premiere: Flavour Feat. Fally Ipupa – Kwarikwa Remix

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

…a war of the waists.
I’m sure you can imagine how excited we are to see two of Africa’s foremost “waist-whiner extraordinaires”, Flavour and Fally Ipupa on one track.
Flavour N’Abania …is back with a spanking new video for a

New Music: Cobhams Asuquo Presents Stan Iyke Feat. Tiwa Savage – Darlin’

New Music: Cobhams Asuquo Presents Stan Iyke Feat. Tiwa Savage – Darlin’

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Love song duets are few and far between in the Nigerian music scene but nonetheless; when you have Cobhams Asuquo blows life into an ethereal musical fairy tale with relaxing balladic performances from “Lovquito” crooner, Stan Iyke… and the ever-lovely

Updated – BN Bytes: EME Boys Taking Down Shows on their North American Tour

Updated – BN Bytes: EME Boys Taking Down Shows on their North American Tour

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Banky W, Wizkid and Skales have been shutting… down shows all over North America since they begun their tour earlier this month. From Houston to Providence, Rhode Island; from New York, USA to Toronto, Canada, the EME boys are unrelenting

BN Prose: The Late Bloomer By Marilyn Eshikena

BN Prose: The Late Bloomer By Marilyn Eshikena

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

I can see the chaos around me but I hear nothing. I want to hear the words leaving the mouths on the faces that I can see, but the pain between my legs seem to have deafened me. I want…

Massive Collaboration Alert! Listen to Donae’O Feat. Ice Prince & Sarkodie – Big Ben Remix

Massive Collaboration Alert! Listen to Donae’O Feat. Ice Prince & Sarkodie – Big Ben Remix

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

From the man who rocked our stereos with “Party Hard”, comes a monster collaboration “Big Ben Remix”.
On this afrobeat remix of UK Hitmaker, Donae’O‘s banging single “Big Ben”…, he employs the lyrical stylings of Nigeria’s

Now Playing: Shyne Feat. F.Shaw – Follow Me

Now Playing: Shyne Feat. F.Shaw – Follow Me

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Diesel Music presents the smooth crooner, Shyne on his new Afro Pop single “Follow Me”, also featuring the lyrical styles of the talented F. Shaw. What do you think?
will you “follow him go”?
Enjoy!
Play …

Celebrating Team Nigeria! Chika Chukwumerije, Olympics Taekwando Bronze Medalist Aims for Gold This Time Around

Celebrating Team Nigeria! Chika Chukwumerije, Olympics Taekwando Bronze Medalist Aims for Gold This Time Around

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

As our Nigerian Athletes compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games, BN would be celebrating some of our stars who have worked hard, trained hard and are striving to achieve their very best. At the World Games, they have come …

High School Never Ends | The Endless Case of Peer Pressure

High School Never Ends | The Endless Case of Peer Pressure

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Nigerians have perfected the art of making life choices based on other people’s oppression/impression of them; The Art of Keeping up Appearances. There are some people who have what I call “Chameleon vision”: their eyes can rotate to see what…

Nike Bags with Adidas Zippers?! Egyptian Swimmer’s Tweet over Fake Olympic Gear Causes Row between Nike & the Egyptian Olympic Committee

Nike Bags with Adidas Zippers?! Egyptian Swimmer’s Tweet over Fake Olympic Gear Causes Row between Nike & the Egyptian Olympic Committee

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

When Yomna Khallaf, a 20 year-old Egyptian swimmer who is competing in the synchronised swimming found out that her Olympic bag had a giant Nike Logo but the zippers were marked Adidas…, she tweeted her observation which caused

Gunners in Gidi! Photos from Arsenal Stars Bacari Sagna, Per Merteserker & Lukas Podoski’s Whirlwind Trip to Lagos

Gunners in Gidi! Photos from Arsenal Stars Bacari Sagna, Per Merteserker & Lukas Podoski’s Whirlwind Trip to Lagos

Monday, July 30th, 2012

It was a fun whirlwind trip for Arsenel stars Bacari Sagna, Per Merteserker and Lukas Podoski…. BN spotted the trio at events hosted by their partners Airtel and Malta Guinness in Lagos, Nigeria.
On the PJ on the

New Video: Kuku – Yoruba Girl

New Video: Kuku – Yoruba Girl

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Washington DC based Nigerian singer/songwriter and composer, Kuku has had Paris France buzzing since his arrival on the scene with his infectious “Yoruba Soulful Roots” music. The charming, charismatic singer has now released a new video “Yoruba Girl”… from his

New Video: Nonny D – Off The Ground

New Video: Nonny D – Off The Ground

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Sometime back in March, Nonny D made his debut on BN with his “Electro-Gbedu” single, “Off The Ground”. Now, he’s back with a video, directed by Forinclay O. Ejeh, to boot.
Check on it.…

BN Music Premiere: Tonii – Making Money

BN Music Premiere: Tonii – Making Money

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Tonii… first blew our minds when she emerged a Nigerian Idol finalist. With the rich texture of her voice and her very impressive vocal range, Tonii has warmed herself into many a heart, so much so we had to get

BN Exclusive: Uti Nwachukwu, Dolapo Oni, Karen Igho, Vina, Brymo, KSB, DJ Xclusive & More at the Big Brother StarGame Welcome Back Party for Goldie, Chris & Ola in Lagos – All the Photos

BN Exclusive: Uti Nwachukwu, Dolapo Oni, Karen Igho, Vina, Brymo, KSB, DJ Xclusive & More at the Big Brother StarGame Welcome Back Party for Goldie, Chris & Ola in Lagos – All the Photos

Monday, July 30th, 2012

On Saturday 28th July 2012, the city of Lagos was buzzing with excitement as the Big Brother StarGame Welcome Back Party for Goldie, Chris and Ola… was held in style at Q Lounge, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Days before the party,

BN Video Premiere: Brymo – Good Morning

BN Video Premiere: Brymo – Good Morning

Monday, July 30th, 2012

The splendidly hoarse-voiced “Ara” crooner, Choc Boi – Brymo, unveils to us a visual masterpiece for his follow-up single, “Good Morning”. The minimalist-chic video was directed by Aje Filmworks. Cameo appearances from Jesse JagzRetta and Ruby.…

BN Bytes: Davido Performs His Hit Single, “Ekuro” for MsYouTV

BN Bytes: Davido Performs His Hit Single, “Ekuro” for MsYouTV

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Davido invited the MsYouTV crew to his Lagos home to perform a few songs off his recently released debut album, “Omo Baba Olowo: The Genesis”. Here’s his performance of his radio-candy single “Ekuro”…, assisted by HKN in-house producer,

Twists, Curls & Perms! How To Be Nice To Your Hair

Twists, Curls & Perms! How To Be Nice To Your Hair

Monday, July 30th, 2012

I love my hair and my love for hair generally is bordering on near obsession In fact, sometimes I go to the salon to just watch hair being done. One thing I’ve noticed is that a lot of hair stylists…

BN Weddings presents “She Said Yes”: Lyndah Ofili & Chris Ehumadu

BN Weddings presents “She Said Yes”: Lyndah Ofili & Chris Ehumadu

Monday, July 30th, 2012

The BellaNaija Weddings team kicked off something really special on Monday last week and we close off with a dazzling finale today!
The BellaNaija.com anniversary month is in July and over the past 7 days, we have celebrated BN at …

New Music: Houston Grey – She’s Burning | Turn Me On

New Music: Houston Grey – She’s Burning | Turn Me On

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Houston Grey is a new kid on the block, hailing from South-South Nigeria. He debuts with these two Afro-R&B joints, “She’s burning” and “Turn Me On”, which were both produced by Drey Beatz. Signed to Revolution records, Houston…