Chillax: Bongo Actress ‘Makes It Rain’ At Media Briefing – Video 16 Jul 2019 - Popular bongo actress Irene Uwoya on Monday caused a stampede at a media briefing in Dar es Salaam by bribing journalists with a rain of money.
Uwoya, flanked by other top bongo actors walked in late for the press conference at Hyatt Regency DSM.
She had convened the media briefing to make an announcement on the launch of a new Tanzania movie service called Swahiliflix, a new channel that...
Chillax: Magical Kenya Nails It As Logo Features In ‘Lion King’ Premiere Banner 16 Jul 2019 - Disney’s remake of the 1994 classic ‘The Lion King’ is set to premiere in Kenya on Friday and Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) couldn’t be happier.
During its London premier on Sunday, stars including Beyoncé, Jay Z, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle took photos against a banner that featured the logo of Magical Kenya.
The tourism board said the feat at the premiere was an affirmation to...
Chillax: My Night Inside ‘Big Brother Naija’ House 14 Jul 2019 - So I was in the “Big Brother Naija” house the other day. Here’s the story and what I learned from the experience.
Question, can you live without your fancy electronics, television, and worst of all your mobile phone or internet for a night? Leave a night alone, what about 14 weeks?
The first three seasons of “Big Brother Naija” series were produced Johannesburg, but the fourth season has been...
Chillax: Betty Kyallo Finally Spills Beans On Love Affair With ‘Polygamous’ Man – Video 14 Jul 2019 - K24 News Anchor Betty Kyallo is done with womanisers.
Betty spilled the beans during her Friday night show while hosting city preacher Reverend Lucy Natasha.
She confessed to have dumped a womaniser and would do so now and in the future.
They were discussing Rev Natasha’s book titled “Before you say I do”.
In the book, Rev Natasha talks of the trends to watch out for in partners before deciding...
Chillax: Judges Of East Africa's ‘Got Talent’ Show Unveiled 13 Jul 2019 - Judges of East Africa’s version of ‘Got Talent’, one of the world’s most popular reality television shows, were announced on Saturday in Nairobi.
The four judges include Tanzanian songbird Vanessa Mdee, veteran Kenyan journalist Jeff Koinange, Ugandan radio presenter, TV host and actor Gaetano Kagwa and Rwandese DJ Makeda Mahadeo.
The show will be hosted by Ugandan comedian Kansime.
Chillax: Teargas, Punches As Eric Wainaina Spends Night In Police Station – Photos 13 Jul 2019 - Musician Eric Wainaina spent Friday night at Central Police station after city askaris raided the venue of his concert and arrested three others.
The concert was to be held at The Elephant, formerly known as Kifaru, a recording studio-cum-concert venue on James Gichuru Road, next to Msongari School.
Activist Boniface Mwangi, who was among the guests at the concert, said the askaris stormed in and...
Chillax: King Kaka Hunting For City Street Boy Who Wowed Twitter With Rap Skills – Video 13 Jul 2019 - Rapper King Kaka wants to meet a Nairobi street boy who dazzled the online community with his rap skills.
The street boy was captured in a video interview pleading for an opportunity to record a hit.
His other wish, was to work with the “Kula Vako’ singer, whom he described as talented and selfless.
“Nikipata msee anapeleke studio maze kazi itakuwa kwangu naweza furahia sana.
Chillax: Vera Sidika, Willy Paul-Alaine Drop New Songs After Publicity Stunts 13 Jul 2019 - Socialite Vera Sidika and controversial Willy Paul played their fans pulling out publicity stunts to hype the release of their new songs ‘Mimi’ and ‘Sado Mado’ respectively.
A few days ago, the two caused abuzz on social media with their stunts.
Vera went first, sharing a picture of herself on Instagram looking darker than usual.
Many believed that Vera, who was once dark skinned, had turned...
Chillax: Kamene Goro Rushed To Hospital In Ambulance After House Accident – Video 12 Jul 2019 - High flying morning radio presenter Kamene Goro was rushed to a Nairobi hospital in an ambulance after suffering an major accident in her house.
Kamene shared a video of herself on a hospital bed saying that the accident had left her knee badly injured and needing surgery. She did not reveal how the accident happened.
“So yesterday I had a pretty unfortunate incident at a house I just moved into...
Chillax: Solomon Mkubwa: I Lost My Arm After My Dad's Mistress Bewitched Me 12 Jul 2019 - Popular Kenya-based Congolese gospel musician Solomon Mkubwa now claims that he lost his left hand after his father’s mistress bewitched him.
In a recent radio interview, Mkubwa narrated his upbringing back home and the situation that led him to lose his one of his arms.
“I lost the arm after my dad’s ‘side chic’ bewitched me. I was 12 years old then. The arm started swelling out of the blues and...
Chillax: ‘Smitten’ Konshens To Perform In Nairobi In September Alongside Ethic 12 Jul 2019 - Jamaican artist Garfield Spence popularly known as Konshens on Thursday announced that he will make his anticipated return to Kenya show in September.
The singer said he will be live in concert on September 7, at the Ngong Race Course in Nairobi, Kenya for Hype Fest.
Sept 7th. Coming [email protected] @hype_xp @telehmani pic.twitter.com/d63lVxkGqn
— KONSHENS (@konshens) July 10, 2019...
Chillax: Is Otile Brown's Ethiopian Boo Pregnant? 12 Jul 2019 - Singer Otile Brown and his Ethiopian girlfriend Nabayet might be expecting a baby soon.
On Wednesday, Nabayet posted on her Instagram a picture of herself that was showing her tummy, which seemed to show a baby bump.
Otile posted the picture first but later pulled it down after the congratulatory messages.
The picture of Nabayet in a grey body con dress, got online fans talking, most...
Chillax: Alaine Thrills Fans With Brilliant Response To Willy Paul's Instagram Tantrums 11 Jul 2019 - Jamaican Star Alaine has responded to former gospel singer Willy Paul’s emotional outburst where he claimed that she had dumped him.
In a post on Instagram, the “You Give me Hope” singer consoled Willy Paul telling him not to worry, and everything will be alright.
Alaine, who recently decided to become a born again Christian, took the opportunity to minister to the former Gospel singer.
Chillax: Who's Fooling Who? Willy Paul Pours Out His Heart To Jamaican Star Alaine 10 Jul 2019 - Former gospel singer Willy Paul claims to have been dumped by Jamaican star Alaine.
On Wednesday, the “Hallelujah” singer took to social media to pour out his heart to his rumored girlfriend Alaine in a long thread.
Many are however wondering whether the thread is just another publicity stunt for a song the two musicians are working on together.
The thread also carries a number of inaccuracies...
Chillax: ‘Uishi Kwa’: Beyonce Features Swahili In Her Latest Song 10 Jul 2019 - The next album to feature and be produced by Beyonce, the soundtrack to Disney’s new version of the Lion King, will be “steeped in the sounds of Africa”, according to the film company.
The first single – Beyonce’s Spirit – was released just a few hours ago and the first words you hear are in Swahili.
“Uishi kwa muda mrefu mfalme,” a voice chants...
Chillax: Netflix's ‘When They See Us’ To Be Screened In Dandora For Obvious Reasons 10 Jul 2019 - Netflix mini-series ‘When They See Us’ will be screened for two days over the weekend in Dandora, Nairobi .
The screening was announced by Irungu Houghton the executive director of Amnesty International in Kenya.
The two-day event will take place at Dandora Secondary School on July 13-14, 2019.
The series’ creator, producer and director Ava DuVernay gushed about the Dandora event on Twitter...
Chillax: Saumu Sonko Drops Another Hint On ‘Future’ With Married Senator 10 Jul 2019 - Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko’s daughter Saumu Mbuvi has dropped a second hint on her rosy relations with Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip.
Saumu on Tuesday posted a picture of herself with the married Senator and publicly shared the feelings that she ‘can no longer hide’.
The hearty message was followed by a blowing kiss emoji.
“Hisia hazifichwi..kipendacho roho hula Hata nyama mbichi. Hi...
Chillax: Vanessa Mdee Speaks On Ex-Boyfriend Juma Jux Finding A Quick Replacement 10 Jul 2019 - Tanzanian songbird Vanessa Mdee has finally weighed in to trolls about her ex-boyfriend Juma Jux finding a quick replacement after their breakup.
Jux started paraded his new Asian bae on Instagram just days after Vanessa Mdeee confirmed their split.
Pictures of gorgeous fitness instructor Nayika sparked vicious social media trolls against Vanessa.
Juma Jux with his new catch Nayika. PHOTO |...
Chillax: All About Three Kenyans Who’Ve Made It Into Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 List 10 Jul 2019 - Three Kenyans have made it into this year’s fifth milestone annual Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list. The three are among 120 personalities across four sectors – business, technology, creatives and sport.
The three Kenyans in the list are a filmmaker, a musician and fashion stylist.
But just who are these three youthful Kenyans who’ve made into the prestigious list?
1. Kevin Njue, 27, a...
Chillax: Lupita: I Got My Green Card Because I Won An Oscar Award 10 Jul 2019 - Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o has revealed that the Oscar Award she won in 2014 for her role in the movie 12 Years a Slave, made it easy for her to acquire the US Green Card.
Speaking during an interview with Thanu Yakupitiyage and Rage Kidvai of the ‘Bad Brown Aunties’ podcast, Lupita said she had struggled to establish herself in the US as she did not have permanent residency.
To acquire a...
Chillax: Gravitti Band Assembles Star-Studded Cast To Celebrate Their Musical Journey – Photos 09 Jul 2019 - That togetherness can take people very far and achieve so much, was the main goal behind the concert “Force of Gravitti” organized jointly by Alliance Francaise and Gravitti Band last Friday in Nairobi.
The band, which has been together for the past 14 years, has performed with and for various local artistes, bands and even curtain raised for international artiste in the country.
Chillax: Does Socialite Vera Sidika Wish She Was Dark Skinned Again? 09 Jul 2019 - Kenyan socialite-cum-businesswoman Vera Sidika is ‘dark’ again after splashing millions to look light skinned.
The controversial socialite took to Instagram on Monday and posted a photo of herself looking darker than usual, which begs the question, does she regret losing her melanin?
The socialite has never made secret of her routine use of skin lighteners.
In the photo she shared she said she...
Chillax: Chameleon Follows Bobi Wine's Steps In Having His Music Shows Banned 08 Jul 2019 - Days after Afro-beat singer Joseph Mayanja aka Jose Chameleon, announced that he had joined the Opposition Democratic Party, police have cancelled his scheduled concerts in Masaka sub-region.
Chameleon was scheduled to stage three concerts in Mutukula and Kalisizo both in Kyotera District and another in Bukomansimbi District at the weekend.
According to Mr Robert Nkuke aka Mutima, one of...
Chillax: How Ethic Scuffle Almost Ruined A Nearly Perfect Koroga Festival – Photos 08 Jul 2019 - One of the biggest stars of contemporary African music on Sunday performed at the 26th edition of Koroga Festival at Tatu City.
Femi Kuti, scion of the family of the legendary Nigerian Afrobeat founder Fela Kuti, wowed the crowd at the jam-packed event as the headline act at the event, which celebrates African art and culture.
Fans of the Bang Bang hit maker went home with fond memories of his...
Chillax: Sonko Drops Name Suggestion To Diamond, Tanasha For Their Unborn Child 08 Jul 2019 - Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko wants Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz and his Kenyan girlfriend Tanasha Donna to name their unborn baby after him.
Sonko made the revelation after the celebrity couple at the weekend publicly announced that they are expecting a child within the next two months.
During a double birthday celebration of the singer’s mother and his girlfriend on Sunday in Dar es Salaam,...
Chillax: American Actor Cameron Boyce Dies At The Age Of 20 08 Jul 2019 - Remember Jessi, a TV show about a small town girl, played by Debby Ryan, working as a nanny for a wealthy family after moving to New York City?
Now remember Luke Ross in the series?
Luke, whose real name is Cameron Boyce, has died at the age of 20.
A spokesperson for his family told CNN that Boyce died in his sleep after a seizure resulting from an ongoing medical condition.
Chillax: Diamond, Tanasha Finally Reveal Their Worst Kept ‘Secret’ – Video 08 Jul 2019 - Bongo superstar singer Diamond Platnumz and his Kenyan girlfriend Tanasha Donna have publicly announced that they are expecting a child together within the next two months.
The couple made the disclosure at the weekend during a double birthday celebration of the singer’s mother and his girlfriend.
Speaking during the event, which was also attended by Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi, the Diamond...
Chillax: Nigerian Soul And Jazz Musician Bez Graces Ash Musical Show – Photos 07 Jul 2019 - Nigerian multi-instrumentalist and new generation soul, RnB and Jazz artiste Bez Idakula was the guest musician at June Edition sit-down and premium music concert in Kenya, the ASH Musical Show.
The ASH Musical Show is an invite only music concert that is held once in a month by Emmy nominated musician Sara Mitaru and musician-cum-producer David Kimanthi.
Emmy nominated musician Sara Mitaru...