"I was living in a shelter…" Tiwa Savage Drops Emotional Story On Life Before Fame

Following the release of CELIA the album, Tiwa Savage has revealed that before the fame and glam, she has once lived in a shelter in the U.S.

This revelation was made during her surprise party held by friends to celebrate her with the release of her album, CELIA.

Reminiscing on the past before her life as the Tiwa Savage we now know, the Koroba singer went from simply narrating to downright emotional as she thanked her friends, Elohor, whom she said is always there to pick her up. She said;

“I think I was 22 and we were in New York, … I was living in.. kinda like a shelter, a lot of people didn’t know this. It was a shelter for women, they had like drug abusers… I just graduated from school. You know as an international; student, you can’t work, so I couldn’t;t work but I was doing … Read the rest

Following the release of CELIA the album, Tiwa Savage has revealed that before the fame and glam, she has once lived in a shelter in the U.S.

This revelation was made during her surprise party held by friends to celebrate her with the release of her album, CELIA.

Reminiscing on the past before her life as the Tiwa Savage we now know, the Koroba singer went from simply narrating to downright emotional as she thanked her friends, Elohor, whom she said is always there to pick her up. She said;

“I think I was 22 and we were in New York, … I was living in.. kinda like a shelter, a lot of people didn’t know this. It was a shelter for women, they had like drug abusers… I just graduated from school. You know as an international; student, you can’t work, so I couldn’t;t work but I was doing … Read the rest

2020 Ghana Music Awards | Full Winners List

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The 21st Ghana music awards complete winners list

 

This year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs), held this past weekend in Accra, Ghana at the Accra International Conference Centre. The event is aimed at celebrating Ghana’s steep culture, vivacious music, and iconic artistes.

The 21st edition of the annual awards show was scheduled to be climaxed with a three-day music celebration, from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th August 2020. 30 awards in total were presented.

Find below the complete list of nominees for each category and their respective winners below:

Lifetime Achievement Award – George Darko

Traditional Artist of The Year Tesa (Winner)

Record of the Year

• Aka Kee Moko by Trigmatic
• Blema Tesaa by Perez Muzik
• Bolgatanga by Okyeame Kwame (Winner)
• Oh Me by Lamisi
• Sanbra by Akwaboah
• Woezor by Worlasi
• Dzigbordi by Lord Paper

Hiplife Song of the Read the rest

Iconic Producer Teck-Zilla Pools Top Lyrical Talent For New Track "Victory"

Str8buttah founder Teck-Zilla shares new song ‘Victory’

Hip Hop has enjoyed a great year in Nigeria thus far with many rappers and producers releasing great works –whether song, EP or album.

The veteran producer Teck-Zilla has been on a solid run too. The Str8buttah convener in 2019 collaborated extensively with iLLBliss (IllyZilla) while engaged in some personal projects. This year, he’s stretched his reach even further, working with young cats like Vader The Wildcard and Samvsthekids.

His latest song, “Victory,” is an international effort which pools top lyrical talent from Nigeria (Phlow), United States of America (Shhabbaam Sahdeeq and Phoenyx) and Canada (Eternia).

Teckzilla Victory

Iconic Hip Hop producer Teck-Zilla

Speaking to Teck-Zilla, he said of the record: “The track is about Victory from different perspectives. Each emcee came at it from their own viewpoints. Shhabbaam Sahdeeq spoke about a situation where Read the rest

Interview: Crayon Is All About The Energy, Vibes & Community

Budding Afro pop musician Crayon

Recently Notjustok interviewed Afro Pop artist Crayon over a phone call, a cold Lagos day. What follows is a compression of that conversation. 

2019. Barely a week after the release of his debut project Cray Cray, Crayon was performing in Port Harcourt and the reception to his songs awed the youngster. “People were going crazy for ‘So Fine’ and ‘Gock am’,” Crayon recalls excitedly in a WhatsApp voice note. “I was over the moon and the energy was so infectious. It was spiritual and I loved it.”

The music of Crayon is very communal. It’s the sound of people roaring an upbeat chorus or moving to the similarly paced beat. When the artist in 2019 signed to Don Jazzy’s record imprint which has housed Afro Pop icons like Tiwa Savage and Dr. Sid, it sparked celebration within the Lagos … Read the rest

Music Therapy Iambic Five Review

Sara’s Parlour Face Painting is a contemporary face and body art company based in Birmingham. You decide to meet in person, and it’s somewhere public at a good time of day. A good first date with someone you meet online is at a coffee shop, for brunch, or an art gallery. You want to go somewhere where there is other people, but you can still hear each other. Movies, concerts, and other noisy venues don’t really make sense for a first meeting with a stranger. I don’t recommend meeting up with someone for the first time at your place or their place. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. 20th Century Master Drawings. 6 November 1963 – 5 January 1964. Traveled to University Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 3 February – 15 March 1964; The Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 6 April – 24 May 1964. Catalogue with … Read the rest

Advice About Majoring In Art

Muriel Barclay was born in Glasgow. Along with rhythm comes the idea of rate or pace. Not every song is slow. Neither is every song fast. Tempo is the musical term that indicates the overall pace of an arrangement. Tempo markings include grave, meaning solemn and extremely slow or allegro, meaning fast and cheerful. A gamut of musical terms for rhythm exists. Her paintings are influenced by many everyday things especially the weather. The Scottish landscapes and seascapes are her main subject matter. The subjects are created from memories in a quirky manner, where figures and animals often feature in the paintings. Nikki feels that working from memory allows her art work to take on a stylized abstract feel. She paints on board and canvas which allows her to layer up mediums creating dense rich colours often discarding her paintbrush and using other means of getting paint onto canvas. In … Read the rest

526 Best Abstract Drawings Images In 2020

Download and customize slideshows, worksheets, and other resources for use in the classroom or self-guided learning. Chou, M.H., & Lin, M.F. (2006). Exploring the listening experiences during guided imagery and music therapy of outpatients with depression. Journal of Nursing Research, 14(2), 93-102. Silverman, M.J. (2015). Effects of live music in oncology waiting rooms: Two mixed methods pilot studies. International Journal of Music and Performing Arts, 3(1), 1-15. A most important leader of the non-conformist Soviet art movement died in Paris yesterday. Born in 1929, Oscar witnessed the history of the twentieth century – from war & peace to protest and expulsion from his home country – to acceptance and fame worldwide. Oscar told a story with his paintings that will remain forever. 1967 American Masters—Art Students League, American Federation of Arts, New York, and subsequent tour. To put these pictures in better context, they are part of a major, permanent … Read the rest

Thomas Nozkowski

Jean Arp, also known as Hans Arp, was a German-French painter, sculptor, and poet. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (organizer), A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation (traveled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, September 4-November 17, 1989; Whitney Museum of American Art, December 15, 1989-January 12, 1990). Movement: The bands form lines along which the eye moves quickly. Contrast: Organic versus geometric, black versus white. Space: The black is seen as infinite space, but the vertical bands stops the eye from going back into it. The vertical bands appear to be behind the white and organic bands because they are interrupted and therefore perceived as overlapped. Kerber, Bernhard. Bestände Onnasch (text in German; includes artist’s statements). Bremen, Germany: Neues Museum Weserburg, 1992. A suite of lithographs by four artists from the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa and four artists from the pueblos of … Read the rest

Ten Paintings That Changed The World

Founded in 1979, Modernism has since presented more than 450 exhibitions, both historical and contemporary, in media ranging from painting to photography, sculpture to performance, by an international roster of artists. An esteemed figure in contemporary painting, Walker has been called one of the standout abstract painters of the last fifty years” by The Boston Globe. And art critic John Yau writes, He makes paintings that you can move around in, argue with, think about, and chew on.” From 1999 to 2014, Walker led the Graduate Program in Painting at Boston University, helping to make it known for excellence in painting at the graduate level. Prior to that he taught at Cooper Union and Yale University. This limited not only who could purchase art, but who could sell it as well. If artists didn’t have the right connections, it was unlikely that they could market their art, no matter how … Read the rest

1246 Best 1 Elements Of Art Images

The market for Chinese contemporary art has developed at a feverish pace, becoming the single fastest-growing segment of the international art market. Walentini, Joseph. Thomas Nozkowski.” Abstract Art Online, 1 March 2006. The Italians love to sing and with their famous tradition in Opera that comes as no surprise. But outside of their native land not many Italian Rock singers are that well known. So here is a selection of some of the best male solo artists that the country has produced. Painting Local Views and locally inspired subjects: If you have acquired the skill and ability to paint to a high standard, with attractive style, you are virtually certain to be able to sell LOCAL scenes in any area of outstanding beauty or visual interest. If you live in (or near to) a prime location, with a lot of seasonal visitors, there is a ready-made hungry market, and this … Read the rest