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‘Recession has forced many artistes to lie low’




Queen of Samba music, Stella Monye, has not been quite as visible on the entertainment scene as she used to be. She was last seen in public in July when she threw a party – she called it ‘Old School Party’ – in memory of American pop music star, Prince (Rogers Nelson), who died on April 21 at the age of 57.

The party, held on July 30 somewhere in Ikeja, Lagos and attended by many celebrities, was meant to honour Prince for his contributions to the development of women, especially in the global entertainment industry.

“We celebrated Prince for uplifting women in the entertainment world. He was our number one advocate for women. Apart from the fact that his band was initially dominated by women, he wrote many songs for celebrity female artistes. For example, he wrote the song titled ‘Like a prayer’ for Madonna. He also wrote songs for Chaka Khan, O’Connor and many other popular female singers,” Stella explains, in an interview with our correspondent.

Asked why she has been largely inactive on the music scene, she replies, “The economic recession has forced many artistes to lie low. I am one of those people. I have so much to do, but I am unable to accomplish anything right now because things are a bit slow.”

The singer has her finger in many pies already. One of the projects in the pipeline is a new music album – perhaps her first in a long time – a ‘Unity album’, which she plans to record soon alongside fuji star, Alabi Pasuma. The album, she says, is her own contribution to the quest for peace and unity in Nigeria.

Like most Nigerians, she is worried about the security crisis that is currently rocking parts of the country, the threats posed by various violent groups and the implication on the society in general. The album in view, she says, aims at appealing to these militant groups to sheathe their swords and give peace a chance.

The singer reveals that she will be appearing in her first Yoruba movie soon. The movie is titled Agbede Meji (or ‘Crossroads’) and the producer is Yomi Fabiyi. “I shall be going on location on December 1, 2016. Yomi invited me to be on the cast of the film,” she notes.

Stella is also planning to host a talent hunt show and an exhibition of the products of her clothing line, House of Samba, in Lagos. She has christened it, ‘The Harvest of Unique Knowledge’ (or HUK Show Reloaded). According to her, the talent hunt will focus on talented female singers.

“I want to discover and train new female singers every month. It is going to be a live show. Although I have tried it out before, I want to re-launch the show and see how it goes.

“The show will be a fair mix between a reality TV show and pure entertainment. The winners will be rewarded instantly on stage. The contestants will be required to come out and sing. Whoever emerges winner will be given her prize right there,” she says.

Source: Punch

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Cleric Warns Bobrisky, Reveals When He Will Die (Video)



Popular Nigerian male barbie, Bobrisky has been told to change his ways as he has just few years to live before he dies.

Islamic cleric, Hammed Ademola who claimed that Bobrisky’s money is from the devil said the crossdresser has about 3 years before he dies.

He further added that Bobrisky’s friends would soon have problems in their lives, which is a consequence of befriending an evil.

Ademola also said that Bobrisky would soon have regrets for going under a knife to be transformed from a man to a woman.

Recall that she recently issued a warning to all crossdressers to not think of taking her throne because she is the queen of crossdressers.

Watch the video below:

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Dead Man Made To Sit On A Chair At His Own Funeral (Photos + Video)



In what will come across as a really startling development, a dead man has been made to sit at his own funeral.

According to Trinidad Express, the dead man was embalmed into a sitting position, placed in the tray of a hearse and given an open-air last ride past the Office of the Prime Minister on the way to his funeral.

Dressed in a suit and in a chair, murdered Che Lewis was placed in the back of a pick-up van by Dennie’s Funeral Home and driven around Port of Spain on Wednesday.

Witnesses and social media users were stunned.

TTPS Road Safety Co-ordinator Brent Batson told Express via a What’s App message that the funeral home’s manner of transporting the deceased will be investigated.

The dead man was made to sit on a chair at his funeral

Batson said, “The TTPS is disappointed in the reckless behavior engaged in by a funeral home being circulated on social media whereby persons were seen seated in the vehicle tray seemingly as part of a funeral procession. Carrying persons in a dangerous manner is an offence Regulation 38 Rule 17 of the Motor Vehicle Road Traffic Act (MVRTA) with a $1,000 penalty and the TTPS will be continuing investigation into funeral company’s conduct on the road.”

Several videos of the ‘last ride’ were posted on social media, with many commenting that this was “proof that Trinidad is not a real place”, while others said they idea was only novel in Trinidad but was done in other countries.

Lewis, 29, and his father Adlay Lewis, 49, were shot and killed on November 15 at their home at First Trace, Bagatelle Road, Diego Martin.

His funeral was streamed live on social media, but not all the viewers were aware that the man sitting at the entrance to the church was the deceased.

There was also a question as to why he was not wearing a mask.

The funeral home informed that because of the “unique funeral, the church was astonished and refused the entrance of Che”.

Following the funeral service at the St John The Evangelist R.C Church at Church Street, Diego Martin the bodies of father and son were interred the St John The Evangelist Cemetery.

The funeral home also intends introducing a new form of body disposal to Trinidad and Tobago.

It is know as alkaline hydrolysis, a process for the disposal of human and pet remains using lye and heat.

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Shebi You Have Your Own Life, Why Can’t You Mind Your Own Business – Bobrisky Slams Critics



Nigerian crossdresser Bobrisky has slammed those trying to advise her on how she’s living her life asking them to mind their business.

According to her, in this era of the new world, no one tells anyone how to live their lives not to talk of a 29yrs old like hers who is living her life as she wants.

Adding that those trying to advise her all have their own lives to live therefore they should mind their own business and stop trying to advise her.

At this rate, it’s obvious Bobrisky is not ready to listen to any advice from anyone on how to live her own life as he’s now a big boy at 29.

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