Ibrahim Bangura aka Mayor B., one of Sierra Leone’s up-coming free style rapper has won the FACE D MIC WITH THE CELEBRITIES RAP BATTLE that was held at Dworzack Field on 23rd March, 2019.
The Chief Judge X-ZU B declared him the winner and he has instantly qualified for the AYV Cypher 2019 with no audition.
X-zu B later said that, he judged fairly and ensured that only the person who deserves the crown wears it, because he wants to see Sierra Leone music on top of the chart.
A CERTIFICATE of ACHIEVEMENT was issued to Sir Wahid for his relentless efforts in promoting the Entertainment Industry and for joining the laudable promotion to promote upcoming talents and artists in Sierra Leone.
Other big celebrities that graced the occasion included Fyn Face, FSK, LK D Don, Pipuls, K2 Blinks and Pilot CPO; all of whom gave their best in performance.
Famous and talented upcoming free style street rapper, Samuel Bangura aka Lux P and Lumley Best Dancers yesterday 19th March, 2019 received cheques of Twenty-Five Million Leones (Le25,000,000) from the Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire.
On the occasion of the launch of the United Sierra Leone Diaspora Music Project 2019 Abu Fadika otherwise known as AbFad, a Sierra Leonean song writer, recording artist and video director based in the United States of America was yesterday 21st March, 2019 appointed Convenor for United Sierra Leone Festival USA.
This Sunday, 24th February, 2019, all roads will lead to the Paradise Garden Entertainment Complex on Beach Road in Freetown, where the first eviction (Week One) will be held for the ongoing widely watched TV reality show, AYV/Africell Housemates Salone 2019.
The event which is set to start at exactly 7:00pm at the complex, will see the first set of evicted Housemates with low vote counts being thrown out of the House.
Barely a day to Sierra Leone’s biggest and most anticipated reality television shows, 2019 Housemates Salone, all Forty intending young men and women battling to make it into the House on February 14, yesterday visited colleges and universities within the capital of Freetown.
The housemates were overwhelmingly welcomed by managements, lecturers and students at Fourah Bay College, Milton Margai College of Education and Technology and the Institute of Public Administration and Management, among other institutions of higher learning.
With just 3 more days to February 14 when twenty youngmen and women, who will be making it to the House for the 2019 Housemates Salone TV reality show, a total of forty aspiring housemates over the weekend paraded the main streets of Freetown.
The aspiring housemates converged at Hastings in the far east of the capital, danced through main streets of the city and dispatched at the 232 Night Club frontage on Lumley Beach Road in the west of Freetown.
The Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire and Africell Sierra Leone, last evening, of Wednesday 6th February 2019 schooled forty intending housemates for the 2019 Housemates Salone TV reality show slated to commence on the 14th day of this month.
In a whole day orientation workshop held in the AYV conference room, was geared toward giving an insight of what the housemates should expect should they be voted into the house.
Ambassador Anthony Navo Jnr has been awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Entertainment Awards. The award was presented to the Ambassador by the CEO of Lake Entertainment, Alhaji K. Tarawally.
The award is in recognition of the “immeasurable” contribution to the entertainment industry, especially the establishment of the country’s first entertainment television channel that exclusively focuses on promoting entertainers and entertainment.
Transnational Sierra Leone Limited, authorised agent for MultiChoice Africa, donated a full set of DSTV plus a three months free subscription to the organizers of the just successfully concluded Vocal Drift Sierra Leone.
This was according to the CEO of Transnational Sierra Leone Limited, Dr. Adonis A.M. Abboud, who spoke to this writer last evening. He said he was moved and touched by the excellent idea by the organiser to hold the show and also the masterpiece performances of the participants.
One of Sierra Leone’s hip hop rappers, Amara Denis Turay aka Kao Denero has already spent hours in police cell at the Criminal Investigations Department facing investigations on issues relating to lawless behavior. This was confirmed by police media:
On Monday 14th January, 2019, organizers of Sierra Leone’s biggest reality TV show ‘Housemates Salone 2019’ formerly known as ‘Big Brother Housemates Salone 2019’, AYV and Africell announced the end of nationwide auditions.
Over one hundred and fifty intending housemates went through the final audition at the Sierra Palms Resort on Beach Road Freetown.
The Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire, Africell Sierra Leone and International Television (ITV) Wireless in Sierra Leone on Friday 4th January, 2019 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the readiness and preparedness to broadcast live the Big Brother Salone 2019 Housemate TV reality show set to commence on 14th February this year.
Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire, the leading news and entertainment media company in Sierra Leone has announced that it has been awarded broadcasting rights for the Vickie Remoe Show, making AYV TV the official broadcast partner of Sierra Leone’s premier business, and travel TV Show.
AYV TV was awarded exclusive broadcasting rights for the Vickie Remoe Show after a digital collaboration with the show’s producers for the 2018 national elections coverage.
In series of letters from African journalists, media and communications trainer Joseph Warungu writes about what he will be looking out for in 2019. He said two big things that Africa will be looking forward to in 2019 are the visit of Beyonce to Africa and the hosting of Big Brother Salone Housemates TV Reality Show to be hosted by AYV Media Empire and Africell Lintel Sierra Leone.
One man - Abu Bakarr Turay, aka the Kabaka- is determined to change that, and anyone who has spent any time in Sierra Leone over the past couple of years, could not possibly have missed the growth of his eponymous label - KME or Kabaka Multimedia Entertainment. In person Kabaka is unexpected. For Someone who may be Sierra Leone’s very own Berry Gordy, he’s surprisingly quiet. He favors understated black suits and has the knack of adding a business angle to most social occasions, reflective perhaps of his day job. He is a lawyer by profession, with 10 years of experience practicing in Sierra Leone. He founded KME in 2017,and in the space of just over a year he has emerged with dizzying speed, as a genuine music mogul in the making. His track record speaks for itself.
With the close of application to Sierra Leone’s next biggest reality TV show Big Brother Housemates Salone 2019 on 5th December, the organizers AYV and Africell have announced dates for the start of nationwide audtions.
Auditioning is scheduled to start on 7th December and end on 18th December and will be held in various headquarter towns in the country as follows: Between the 7th – 9th December audition will be done in Freetown, on the 14th December it will be held in Makeni, 15th December will be Kono’s turn, 17th December it will take place in Bo and on the 18th December in Kenema. After these auditions, the 20 lucky housemates will be announced to the nation.
The AYV Miss University 2018 Pageant is all set to hold in Twenty-One days from today.
The event has now assumed a national symbol, with the help of AYV and its partners.
Its purpose is to empower and showcase women of Sierra Leone and this year’s event will be one with a difference as it will include creating a platform for the winner to actively participate in social work through the AYV Charity Foundation.
74 More Days to Go How to Obtain, Fill Out & Submit your Big Brother Housemates Salone Application Form 1a. Go to AYV Media Empire or Africell offices across the country and secure a free application form. or 1b. Go Online and browse the AYV Website - www.ayvnews.com ...the application form is available for download at the right hand corner of the Website 2. Carefully Read, Understand and fill out the form with verifiable details about yourself 3.
“Yagba Dem” my last hit is a masterpiece and is loved all across Sierra Leone. I am the first and the last King of Hip-Hop. I did not give myself this name. It is my fans that gave me this title because that is what they think of me.”
These were the words of Sierra Leone’s most outstanding figure in Hip-Hop R&B music, Denis Amara Turay aka Kao Denero.