The 2017 edition of the MTV Video Music Awards nominations has just been announced with Kendrick Lamar scoring the most nods this year with eight nominations for his video “Humble.” Katy Perry and The Weeknd follow with five nominations each. The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards will air live from The Forum in Inglewood, California on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Here is the full nomination list: VIDEO OF THE YEAR Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Atlantic Records) Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful” (Def Jam) DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” (Epic Records/We The Best) The Weeknd – “Reminder” (XO/Republic Records) ARTIST OF THE YEAR Bruno Mars (Atl...
Popular Nigerian Musician Wizkid, is said to work with American rapper Future, just weeks after the release of Wizkid’s album Sounds From The Other Side (SFTOS). American rapper, Future revealed that Wizkid will be joining him on The Future Hndrxx Tour for four dates, including stops in Florida, New Jersey, New York and Connecticut in August 27. Future revealed this during a recent interview with Dizzim, where he hailed the African hip-hop sound as “great” and revealed that he and Wizkid have “a gang of records together”. Although, Future and Wizkid haven’t worked together before, yet both artistes bagged Grammy nominations last year as featured acts on Drake’s fourth studio album, Views.
West Ham have officially announced the signing of Mexican forward, Javier Hernandez aka Chicharito. Chicharito returns to the premier league after spells in Spain and Germany. The former Manchester United striker signed a three-year deal with the hammers, after the English Club paid a £16m fee to secure his services from Bayern Leverkusen. Javier Hernandez had arrived for his medical in London before the completion of his move late last Night. .
Bimbo Oshin is a Nigerian film actress, film-maker, director and producer. Bimbo Oshin turned 46 yesterday 24th July 2017 and to celebrate her birthday in grand style, she took to her Instagram page to share some beautiful photos she took. She appreciated God for keeping her and her family in Good health. PoshBase wishes you many more years. Happy Birthday Queen.
Manchester City have finally secured the signing of Benjamin Mendy after completing his signing from Monaco. The French left-back was signed for £50million on a five-year deal Speaking on his signing, Mendy said “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Manchester City. “They are one of Europe’s leading Clubs and in Pep Guardiola they have a manager committed to playing attacking football. “I am sure that over the next few years we will be successful.”
The much talked about movie, Banana Island Ghost, has finally premiered. The trailer for the movie was released few months ago. The movie premiere was held at Harbour Point event center, Victoria Island, Lagos last night. It was an amazing night, and it was a casino themed event. A whole bunch of celebrities graced the event, and looked flawless on the red carpet, among them were the cast members of the movie, which include Chioma Omeruah (Chigul), Patrick Diabuah, Ali Nuhu, Tomiwa Edun, Saidi Balogun, Lala Akindoju, Akah Nnani, Uche Jumbo, Damilola Adegbite Attoh, Dorcas Fapson, Ozzy Agu, Lord Frank, Makida Moka, and Bimbo Ademoye. Banana Island Ghost will hit the cinemas nationwide from the 4th of August. I sure can’t wait for the release of the movie.
Fast rising Nigerian rapper, David Iye Odey better known as “Boogey” has claimed that most rap freestyles are not supposedly spontaneous but written Freestyles are generally thought of as spontaneous and unplanned. It is considered as a form of play on words spawned by a spur of the moment. However, according to Boogey, most of the so-called Freestyles done by some Nigerian rappers are written and pre-arranged before hand. The Akwa Ibom born rapper made the claim during a recent interview where he threw more light on the growing culture of freestyles amongst Nigerian rappers. Do you guys agree with Boogey? Do you think your faovurite rapper might have crammed his or her lines before dropping those bars during a freestyle session?
Popular Actress, Toyin Abraham has taken the premier of her “Alakada Reloaded” movie to London. The premier screening which took place at the Odeon Cinema in Greenwich London had a cross section of Toyin’s younger fans in attendance. The premier witnessed a large turn out of teens as it was the first time a Nollywood movie would be premiering in the United Kingdom with a PG (Parental Guidance) rating. Here are some photos from the movie premier below;
Harry Potter fans are super excited on the release of new Harry Potter books this year. J.K Rowling the author of Harry Potter and many great books, has announced the release of two new books this fall. It is said that the books would not be like any other Harry potter books, as it is written in conjunction with a British Library Exhibition called “A History of Magic”. The two Harry Potter books titled, Harry Potter: A History of Magic and Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic, is said to have unseen sketches, and manuscript pages from Rowling herself. Magical illustrations from Jim Kay, the man behind the illustrated editions of Harry Potter novels. Artifacts from archives at the library. October is fast approaching. Let us know how excited you are.
American Idol an American singing competition that brought about the likes of Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Kris Allen, Trent Hammon, Candice Glover, Fantasia, Carrie Underwood, and others, which was cancelled by fox at its 15th season, is back. Ryan Seacrest was brought into the limelight by American Idol, and is said to host the 16th episode of the show. The news of Seacrest’s return to the show was made by Kelly Ripa on “Live with Kelly and Ryan.” When asked about how he feels about his return to American Idol, he had a lot to say, but he was generally really excited to be back on the show. In a statement made by Seacrest, he said: “It’s genuinely hard to put into words what ‘American Idol’ means to me.” “I’m ...
Mavin Records artist Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon known by his stage name ‘Reekado Banks’ popularly know for his songs ‘catapult’ ‘problems’ among others is said to have landed a role in a movie. Following the steps of many Nigerian entertainer, Reekado Banks is venturing into Nollywood, as he shared pictures on set of his first movie via his social media. Reekado Banks who is a graduate of Pharmacy in the University of Lagos, is coincidentally playing the role of a pharmacist in this movie. We can’t wait for the movie to come out, and see Reekado in action.
Chelsea have agreed to sign Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid. The Stanford Bridge club are ready to back manager Antonio Conte in the transfer market after reports had suggested that there was tension between the Italian coach and Chelsea’s Technical Director, Mike Emenalo over the clubs failure to secure the signing of some prime targets. The current English champions have now agreed a fee around £67m with Real Madrid’s for the striker. The club are looking to nail the deal as Diego Costa has already been told by Conte that he would not be featuring in his plans for the forthcoming season. The Spaniard has also confirmed the deal after he took to social media to write; “I am very happy, God willing, tomorrow I will be at Chelsea, a club that has always wanted me. I’m not d...