Nigerian's young and rising female act, Coco Ice (born Mojisola Serah Sowole) is presently basking in the euphoria of the rave reviews she has earned for herself with her latest video titled 'If U Don't Know' - a remake of the late DaGrin’s hit street anthem, “PonPonPon”.
The video for the song which was produced by the young and talented director Aina Mathew aka Matt Max; a director with an eye for quality and and style.
According to Matt, “I’ve taking the time out to come up with a beautiful concept for the video. Something totally different from what we anticipated people will be expecting.
We are taking Naija music to the next level with this video which I strongly believe lovers of good music videos will surely love and appreciate”, he stated.
Talking about the song “If U Don’t Know”, the sexy rapper explained, “I did a remake of “Pon Pon Pon” as my own way of paying tribute to the late DaGrin who taught me so much and brought the best out in me, and also as a way of showing the people my versatility”.
Coco Ice entered the Nigerian music scene with the Jo’Kaynie produced single, “Get Nutty” which featured May D who’s now signed to P-Square’s Square Records. “Get Nutty” enjoyed heavy rotations on various radio stations and was a club favourite amongst top DJs across the country.
After the release of the “If U Don’t Know” video, the song will be available for downloads on all major music sites.
CocoIce who is currently under the management of ‘Biodun Caston-Dada owned MAGiC Entertainment is an eclectic fashionista. Aside her been a beautiful and stylish rap artiste, she also model part-time.
Coco Ice has shared the stage with top acts like Mode 9, Sage, Late Dagrin, Minjin, T. Code, etc.
Mo’Cheddah took a year’s break off music to focus on school and only recently graduated from university. After moving on from her previous management, she’s been back in the studio working with the best producers on the release of material for her next album “Supercharged”. Expect collaborations with Wizkid, Davido, GRIP Boyz and an international act.
The Official BET Awards 2012 Nomination list is out and our main focus is on the Best International Act: Africa. A fresh set of nominees this year and I must say each nominee deserves to be on this list. Each have been consistent, and extra awesome this year. The nominees include some of Africa’s biggest names like Sarkodie from Ghana, the amazing Lira from South Africa, the stylish group Camp Mulla from Kenya, Rapper Ice Prince from Nigeria, Mokobe from Mali and one of the youngest in the line-up Wizkid from Nigeria.
The Avengers star Samuel L. Jackson is set to host the July 1st awards ceremony, to be held at Los Angeles‘ Shrine Auditorium.
“We are massively excited about having Samuel L. Jackson, the world’s biggest box office star, host The BET Awards 12,” said Stephen G. Hill, president of music programming and specials, BET Networks. “His wit, presence and gigantic personality are the perfect match for our show.” Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown are slated to perform at the awards show. The Cadillac Lifetime Achievement honor will go to Maze featuring Frankie Beverly.
Last year’s awards show drew 7.7 million viewers on BET. It was also the first time that BET recognized talent from Africa in their newly carved out category Best International Act: Africa – Tuface and Dbanj shared the award on that very night. Who is this year’s winner going to be? One of these amazing nominees will be gracing our June 2012 cover …. can you guess who that would be? Whoever guesses it right will get a customized tee shirt from Zen.
P-Square done it again, this time around with Mayback music king the boss Rick Ross in 'Beautiful Onyinye'. P-Square proves to be ahead of the game with more help from convict music records CEO Akon. Akon signed P Square to his music label and other African musicians. Soon, P Square, the African kings of RnB music collab with Akon in 'Chop My Money Remix' which also featured May D, P Square's new sign artist. Chop my money was #1 on BeeAfrican's Top Ten African Music Videos OF The Week For more than 5 weeks.
The new joint is hot and touching. To all the lovers, P Square really made this song for all. So please enjoy and share.
Jamaican reggae artist STEPHEN MARLEY has released the official music video for “Made In Africa” featuring WALE and THE CAST OF FELA. The track is taken from his Grammy award-winning album Revelation Part 1: The Root of Life. The video was shot in Ethiopia.
In February MARLEY hit back against an article in Forbes Magazine which questioned whether the heirs to the BOB MARLEY estate were destroying the legacy of the late artist.
He said: "Who is Forbes magazine and what dem know bout we and our father?," and then quoted a line from one of his father's songs: "They've got so much tings to say right now, they've got so much tings to say. That me have to tell them."