Today, March 8th, 2013, marks the globally celebrated annual International Women’s Day. For African women, while there are still tremendous challenges faced within and outside the continent, there are also tremendous strides and achievements made. One such achievement is the appointment of the First Nigerian woman U.S Judge, Judge Bunmi Awoniyi. Judge Awoniyi is also the first Nigerian, man or … Read More
Ladybrillle Magazine’s Kam Williams provides a nice review of Viva Riva! here. The film continues to gain momentum. Check out the latest news below: “Djo Tunda wa Munga’s MTV Movie Award winning feature film Viva Riva! opens in an unprecedented 18 African countries starting in Kinshasa, The Democratic Republic of Congo on 22 September followed by South Africa, Botswana, Kenya, … Read More
More Nigerian celebrities are confirmed for the 2010 NEA Awards. It looks like it will be a “show stoppah” event. Derenle “were,” Muna, Mo’Cheddah, KSB, Femi, Sound Sultan, DJ Jimmy Jatt join the list of confirmed attendees. The event will be hosted by Idol finalist Omawumi Magbele and comedian extraordinaire I Go Die. Uduak Oduok, Ladybrille founder, will host the … Read More
December 1st, 2009, Alicia Keys celebrated World AIDS Day with a grand concert in New York at the Nokia Theatre. Her concert took fans down her beautiful music memory lane with her performance of hits like ‘No One,’ ‘Fallin’ and ‘A Woman’s Worth.’ The event which was streamed live on You Tube reached its climatic point when Alicia performed her ‘Empire State of Mind’ song with … Read More
BIG BUDGET FILMS Ninja Assassin (R for profanity and graphic violence) Korean singing sensation Rain stars as the title character in this high body-count, martial arts saga about a renegade from a secret society of trained killers forced to fight his former comrades when they trail him from the Far East to Berlin. With Naomie Harris, Rick Yune and Ben … Read More
For many of us in the USA, Thanksgiving, only two days away, is a time to gather with loved ones, enjoy great food, loads of laughter and thank God/the powers that be for keeping us safe and healthy, so far. For Florida based singer/songwriter Alache, Thanksgiving indeed embodies these warm fuzzy feelings and great times but should probably be everyday. … Read More
Whitney, Whitney, Whitney! Boy has she come a long way like she sang last night at the 2009 American Music Awards? Who would have tonk it that Whitney Houston would travel the road she has? Anyway, she has come full circle and it was really nice to see her on stage performing.
For a while, we’ve been wondering what was up with Ms. Keys! She really wasn’t bringing the intense energy to her songs and peformances like she used to. Alicia must have heard us because she “up’ed” her game at the AMAs and gave very impressive performances with Jay-Z and also on her solo importance.
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