Posts Tagged ‘eLDee’

EX-BEAUTY QUEEN SET TO RELEASE RAP ALBUM

Ah-ha! No wonder the new-look hair. Since she's rapping, no fear that she might also "sound" like Rihanna...

Former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Munachi Abii has signed with The RMG Company as a solo rap artist.The beauty queen, who has in recent times featured on songs by artists like Banky W, Ikechukwu, Jesse Jagz and Waje, now says she’s started recording her as-yet-untitled debut album due out early next year. Muna has just recorded a song called ‘Pop Sugar’ with another RMG artist, Michael Word; and she is set to record her album with producers in Nigeria, the UK/Europe, and the United States where she hopes to pursue her other entertainment interests as well.

RETURN OF THE SHOGUN

The reinvention: From Freestyle to Fr3style... wonder if it's only the name that changes.

Fr3style “Tha Shogun” Essien is back on the scene with two singles “Na Wa Oh” and “Ariwo Ko.” His upcoming album, My Name is Essien, will serve as a re-introduction of sorts to listeners.

ROOFTOP’S NEXT ALBUM

Waiting... waiting... waiting...

The Rooftop MCs will release their anticipated third studio album in August. Although a specific date is yet to be named, Olusola Lasisi, the duo’s publicist confirms that the “Lagimo” rappers are set to release the album titled Back at One by mid August. Singles off the album ‘Sitting on the Rooftop’ and ‘One Song ’ are currently gaining airplay.

TOSYN BUCKNOR SET TO FEATURE ON TINSEL

With this umbrella a la Mary Poppins- We are already convinced of her acting skills.

Writer and radio presenter, Tosyn Bucknor, has landed a role on M-NET soap, Tinsel. According to reports from her management company Share Dazzle, Tosyn, who has also revealed she is currently working on a singing project under the moniker Contradiction, will be getting a minor role as Osa in a couple of episodes of the third season of the soap. She was reported to have been on set at a University of Lagos location recently.

UTI STEPS OUT

Should we expect a diss-track dedicated to Mimi (who has also gone into music and is currently known as the Lady Gaga of Ghana.)

Big Brother Africa III star Uti Nwachukwu has stepped unto the music scene with debut single “Go Down.” It is a Naija-pop song with some reggae influenced moments.

C-VON IS HOOKED

Snapped up right in your faces, guys!

MTV base VJ Cynthia ‘C-Von’ Okpala has come out to announce that she is engaged. A visit to her Facebook page reveals that the 24 year-old is engaged to Ozoemene Mbanefo of advertising agency 141 Worldwide. Okpala plans to exchange vows before year end.

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UE

UE (Upper Echelon) is a hip-hop act based in the States.  Their self-produced debut album Tragedy to Triumph which featured songs like Things are Changing and Look Alive earned them  2007 Underground Music Award (UMA) for Best Rap Duo and loads of rave reviews.

Their influnces range from hip-hop (Outkast, a Tribe Called Quest) to rock-n-roll (Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd)

The duo, Tunde and Caliph, hope to break into the Nigerian/African market with the release of their sophomore album which is currently in the works. Their single Cuz I Say So features our own eLDee sounding damn right fly!

Connect with UE: Official website, Twitter, MySpace