Saturday, September 1, 2012

GISTVILLE- Waje marks Another Year in Style, Watchout the Glamsquad is Here ,BebeGrafiti Glitters On UK Runway, Funke & Banke shine @ The Nigerian Event Awards 2012,THE MAKING 2 ........and many more

FROM WAJE WITH LOVE! BIRTHDAY GIRL WAJE, RELEASES SMASHING NEW SINGLES
African soul sensation Waje hits the airwaves today with two singles off her upcoming album, the self titled WAJE [Words Aren’t Just Enough]. The released songs are the brand new single ‘Oko Mi’ and the previously leaked heartbreaker ‘I wish’.
From a catchy chorus, ‘"Toju mi baby, oko mi toh sure", the singer brings up sweet lines with ‘I no wan wake up, if this na dream then let me sleep…’ “Oko Mi is the song every girl, every woman wants to sing to the man she is in love with,” Waje explains.
Listen to the romantic ‘Oko Mi’  here: http://www.hulkshare.com/ia4cs0gtaz9c
For ‘I wish’, the singer digs deep into her darker side with deeply emotional lyrics fused with a slow tempo ragga beat. This song which was leaked a few weeks ago has enjoyed massive airplay topping radio and online charts alongside major official releases. With unforgettable lines like “I wish I didn’t have a heart, na only stone fit dey inside,” the song hits all the sad notes! “For every heart that has been broken, ‘I wish’ is a song that says I’ve been there, I will survive, “Waje explains simply.
Listen to ‘I wish’ here: http://www.hulkshare.com/1pt5xypsmnsw
It has been a busy month for the multi-talented singer, she co-hosted The Future Awards on August 26. Now, this weekend, Waje is set to rock New York in her trademark show stopping style as she performs at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Recently, she was nominated as 'best female vocal performer' for the Headies.
Waje also celebrates her birthday today in The  Big Apple.
Connect with Waje: Twitter: @Wajemusik
Facebook: Facebook.com/OfficialWaje
Writer/Producer Oko Mi- Del B
Writer ‘I wish’- Waje
Producer: Papy J 






Park well - the “GlamSquad” Is Here 

The Glam Squad Hosts (L-R) Odun Ogunbiyi, Megha Joshi, Latasha Ngwube & Wunika Mukan 

Glamsquad is a reality talk show inspired by E! Entertainment Television’s hit series – Fashion Police, but adapted and made culturally relevant to our society here in Nigeria.
Just like E!’s Fashion Police, the show will have 4 regular co-hosts with surprise guest appearances once in a while to keep viewers on their toes and will see them critique and discuss the dos and don’ts of the fashion in the country. The show will not only focus on celebrities, but also on socialites and wannabes.

Programme Segments
Air Bags – In this segment, the panelists guess a celebrity based solely on the amount of cleavage revealed by their outfit.

Who Wore it Better -This time, the panelists spotlight two or more stars wearing the same outfit on different occasions or even at the same event. They discuss the individuals in question and select who they think looked best in the outfit. Warning: Both the loser and the winner may be subjected to ridicule with the winner chosen as the lesser of two evils.

Hit or Miss – In this slot, the photograph of a person with their face obscured is presented, often the individual will sport a revealing or disheveled clothing. The hosts and each of the guests have a paddle with “Beginner” written on one side and “Interm+ediary” written on the other. The person’s outfit is ridiculed, before the anchor and each of the guest hold up their paddle to declare whether they think, the individual in question is a beginner or an intermediary, before the mystery person’s identity is revealed to all. If they turn out to be a starlet, they are ridiculed more.

Senor/Senorita - Here the celebrity being analysed is not revealed and accurate given to those who got the sex right.

O.T.T (Over the Top) – The panelists x-ray and bring down the celebrities who overdress all in a bid to make fashion statement but have unconsciously committed “tautology”

Be Weave it or Not – The panelists x-ray celebrities adornment of weave on and make a pronouncement on who’s hot and who’s not.

Style Vigilante – This is the out and about segment where images from events are analysed. The hosts make comments on the style saviness of the celebrity being revealed.

Cant Wait .......

Banke , Funke shine @ The Nigerian Event Awards 2012
Funke Bucknor- Obruthe


The Full List of Winners of the 2nd Edition Nigerian Event Awards
Event Manager of the Year – Red Diamond Events
Best Events Coverage of the Year (TV Show) – Studio 53 Extra– M-Net
Best Events Coverage of the Year (Online) – BellaNaija.com
Best Charity/Cause Related Event – “Pink October” (Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness) by Pink Pearl Foundation 2011
Best Hotel/Events Venue – Eko Hotel  & Suites, Lagos
Best Purpose Built Venue – The Civic Centre, Lagos
Nigerian Event of the Year – African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)  2011


Banke Meshida- Lawal

Best Marketing Campaign for an Event – Calabar Carnival 2011
Best Event Achiever in Catering – Kavod Foods
Best Comedy Event – AY Show Comedy Crusade London Invasion 2011
Vendor of the Year – MyPassion MyLife Photography – Onye Ubanatu
Best Innovative Idea – Le Petit Marche
Best Corporate Product/Service Launch – MTN “Choose or Lose” Campaign
Best Resources Website – Vconnect.com



Outstanding Contribution to the Events’ Industry – Dupe Adeniran (Wedding Planner/Inside Weddings Magazine)
Young Achiever of the Year – Temmie Amodu – Tsoule Events
Best Trade Exhibition – Le Petit Marche, Grand Marche 2011
International Vendor of the Year – Vintage Ivy Events
Best Music Event – MTN Project Fame Opening Gala
Event Performer of the Year – Wizkid
Best Government Event of the Year – Calabar Festival 2011
Best Event Designer – Red Diamond Events
Best Event Sponsor – MTN



Ezinne Chikanta 

Best Fashion Event – Arise Magazine Fashion Week 2011
Photographer of the Year – Buki Tijani
Cake Extra-Ordinnaire – Cakes by Tosan
Best Ushering Organization – Zapphaire Events
Best Make-Up Artist – Banke Meshida-Lawal
Best Bridal Designer – Ade Bakare
Accessory Designer of the Year – Verche L’Art Cessoire
Outstanding DJ Performer – DJ Exclusive
Most Unique Rental Organization – KFA Rentals
Most Unique Gifts/Souvenirs – Party In A Box
MC of the Year – Basketmouth


Merit Award of the Year – Maldesa Nigeria Limited
Vantage Award of the Year – Quorum Experience Managers
Special Recognition Award: Publicist of the Year – Cornel Udofia
Special Recognition Award: Entertainer of the Year – DJ Jimmy Jatt
Special Recognition Award: Personality of the Year – Karen Igho
Special Recognition Award: For Fashion and Design – Tese Onokala (CEO NeedleKraft Couture)
Special Recognition Award: For Party Decor – Tsoule
Special Recogniton Award: For Cutting Edge Concept – Twiterave
Special Recognition Award: Overall Best Production Crew – Total Consult


CHECKOUT THE MAKING 2 AD !!!!


Watchout , its going to Blow your Mind . 
BEBEGRAFFITI in Tribal Metallica
BebeGrafiti graced the catwalk of Africa Fashion Week London 2012 for a second year running with a brand new collection Tribal Metallica a psychedelic fashion arsenal. Es Anozia says …”The concept/inspiration behind this collection – Tribal Metallica; is a 3-D painting of an amalgamation of different stones and metals of coral, blue, gold, bronze and black. This art work was seen at the Nike Art Gallery in Lagos Nigeria. The fusion of its colours awakened my senses and I imagined how these metallic’s colours could be transformed into something that could be adorned by the female form.”  The collection was inspirational and BebeGrafiti has once again aroused a great deal of attention throughout the fashion industry in the UK and abroad. More images after the break

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