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Rapper Lasmid Kela crowned the winner of Hitmaker season 8.

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Fante rap prince Lasmid Kela has been crowned the winner of Mtn Hitmaker season 8 last night. This year’s finale came on at the Fantasy Dome.

The night saw impressive performances from all the contestants. Lasmid beat off competition from the other three contestants.

This season of Hitmaker was very competitive and all contestants gave their best.

Takoradi based rapper Kela the charger took the enviable title as the winner of Mtn hitmaker season 8. The win comes with GH¢ 120,000.00 record deal.

Kela the charger

Kofi Pages took the 2nd position and was given GH¢ 20,000.00 cash prize whiles rapper Alibaba occupied the 3rd position also winning a cash prize of GH¢ 15,000.00.

Read also: Beyonce is coming to Ghana but not to perform.

The only female left standing, Nassar took the fourth position and she walked away with GH¢10,000.

The night saw scintillating performances from other artistes who were past contestants of the show such as Kidi, Mr. Drew and many more.

How did you see this season’s Mtn hitmaker? Leave your comment below.

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Mr. Charles Gyamfi crowned National Best Farmer 2019.

The 58-year man named Ghana’s Best Farmer at the 35th edition of the awards. Mr. Gyamfi has been a farmer all his life. This year’s ceremony was held in the capital of the Volta Region, Ho.

He went into farming after completing his secondary education. He has been farming for 25 years.

This is not the first time Mr. Gyamfi has been recognized in his farming exploit. He is a former National Best Cocoa farmer.

The man from the Tano North District in the Ahafo Region can boast of diverse crop plantation as well as animal rearing. He grows crops like cocoa, cassava, palm, maize, eggplants, and citrus fruits. He also has cattle, goats, and poultry. He owns five boxes of beehives and 3 fish ponds that produce Tilapia and catfish.

The father of five produces fruit juices with produce from his farm and the cassava serves as a rich ingredient for gari which sells well in his community and the country at large.

His win comes with a $100,000 prize package. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo presented the cheque to him.

He takes over the mantle from Mr. James Obeng Boateng from the Brong Region who won the 35th edition.

Mr. Gyamfi thanked the president and everyone who made it possible to deservedly win this award.

Philomena Tenge from the Eastern Region won the national best female farmer and Ayuba Jibrila from the Ashanti Region walked away as the national best youth farmer.

Congratulations to Mr. Gyamfi and all the winners.

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Lionel Messi has been crowned the Ballon D’or for the six time.

Fc Barcelona and Argentina star, Lionel Messi won his sic (6th) Ballon d’Or today. The Argentine player was competing for this accolade with twenty-nine other players. This calendar year has been good for Lionel as he has virtually won everything individual awards this year.

This is the first time the player is winning the award. He beat off competition from Christiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe Vigil Van Dyke among others. Vigil Van Dyke was one of the favorites to win the award after an impressive performance for Liverpool FC and the Netherlands this year.

The award was presented by former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba. Luka Modric who was last year’s winner handed over the golden ball to Lionel Messi.

Read also: List for Ballon D’or Nominees Out.

Lionel Andres Messi goes into the history books as the only player to win the Ballon d’Or for the sixth time.

The award comes just a day after the superstar led his team Fc Barcelona to win against title contender Athletico Madrid as the Estadio del Metropolitano. The match was set for a draw when the Argentine’s solo effort resulted in the 1 – 0 win on the 88th minute.

Messi is regarded as one of the best players of all time. His consistent form over the last decade has led to people’s say that he is the best player ever to walk the surface of the earth.

Do you believe Messi is the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time)? Leave your comment below.

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Shatta Wale reveals his favorite Stonebwoy song at Ashaiman to the world concert 2019.

Shatta Wale surprised Bhim Nation fans at the Ashaiman to the world concert organized by Stonebwoy. The former ‘enemies’ performed on stage together. During Shatta Wale’s Performance, he revealed one of Stonebwoy’s songs really touched his heart.

He said “tomorrow” by Stonebwoy is his favorite song because it really touched his heart when he first listened to it. Shatta Wale went on to rain praises on his new friend for such a song.

Read also:Shatta Wale criticizes government for ‘Year of Return’ failure.

The two after settling their misunderstanding have become the best of friends. The Bhim nation fans gave Shatta Wale a warm reception at Ashaiman. There was no throwing of bottles or boos from the crowd. They bounced and sung along as Shatta Wale performed.

Other artists came to perform on the night. Sarkodie, Obrafour, Kwaw kese, Quamina MP, Kweku Smoke among others. Attendance at the Ashaiman to the world was overwhelming as it became difficult for the security personnel to control the crowd.

These two artists have shown a great deal of maturity. The future looks promising if they will continue this way.

Watch the video below:

What do you think Stonebwoy’s favourite Shatta Wale song will be? Leave comments in the section below.

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I will be hosting Cardi B – Shatta Wale.

The Dancehall King, Shatta Wale has revealed in an interview on Utv that he will be hosting Cardi B. The American singer and rapper is billed to perform in Ghana on December 8.

Shatta Wale together with other artists is also to perform on the same stage that day. Melissa hitmaker revealed that he has had a discussion with the promoter to allow him to host the rapper.

He said ” Cardi B is coming to Ghana and I believe I am going to host her. This is the first time I am telling anybody”.

Read also: Shatta Wale criticizes the government for ‘Year of Return’ failure.

He discussed it with the promoters allow him to host Cardi B. “I told the promoters that I want to take it upon myself to host and show her Ghana. This is because she is one of my favorite female artists in America.”

He further added that Cardi B is his gangster part “Apart from Beyonce who is the queen-mother, Cardi B is my gangster part. She is coming to Ghana so people should watch out”.

We do not know how long Cardi B in the country after her show. Cardi will be going off to Nigeria on December 7. After the Nigeria trip, she will be in Ghana the following.

If Shatta Wale hosts Cardi then it is safe to say she will have one hell of a time. This is because the SM boss never disappoints.

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Jordan and Partey nominated for CAF top award.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released the list of African players vying for the African Footballer for 2019. The thirty-man shortlist includes players from the continent who are excelling for club and country.

The comes with two Ghanaian players. Jordan Ayew and Thomas Tei Partey were included in the list. The Crystal Palace striker and Athletico Madrid midfielder have both proved their worth for club and country. Due to this, their nomination comes as no surprise.

The two players have been instrumental for their respective clubs and country in the year under review.

Liverpool’s duo Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane are part of the 30-man shortlist. They are bookmakers’ favorite to win the award.

Check the full list.

Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmund).
André Onana (Cameroon & Ajax).
Baghdad Bounedjah (Algeria& Al-Sadd)
Carolus Andriamatsinoro (Madagascar & Al Adalah)
Denis Onyango (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns)
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (Cameroon & PSG)
Ferjani Sassi(Tunisia & Zamalek)
Hakim Ziyech (Morocco & Ajax)
Idrissa Gueye (Senegal & Paris Saint-Germain)
Ismail Bennacer (Algeria & AC Milan)
Jordan Ayew (Ghana & Crystal palace)
Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal & Napoli)
Kodjo Fo Doh Laba (Togo & Al Ain)
Mahmoud Hassan”Trezeguet” (Egypt & Aston Villa)
Mbwana Samatta (Tanzania & Genk)
Mohamed Salah (Egypt & Liverpool)
Moussa Marega (Mali & Porto)
Naby Keita (Guinea & Liverpool)
Nicolas Pepe (Côte d’Ivoire & Arsenal)
Odion Ighalo (Nigeria & Shanghai Shenhua)
Percy Tau (South Africa & Club Brugge)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon & Arsenal)
Riyad Mahrez (Algeria & Manchester City)
Sadio Mane (Senegal & Liverpool)
Taha Yassine Khenissi (Tunisia & Esperance)
Thomas Teye Partey (Ghana & Atlético Madrid)
Victor Osimhen (Nigeria & Lille)
Wilfred Ndidi (Nigeria & Leicester City)
Wilfried Zaha (Côte d’Ivoire & Crystal Palace)
Youcef Belaili (Algeria & Ahli Jeddah).

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Shatta Wale and M.anifest get Grammy Nominations.

The nominees for the 62nd Grammy Awards has been released and two of Ghana’s fine artiste have been nominated for the prestigious award. The Grammy is an award presented by the Recording Academy to recognize the achievements in the Music Industry globally. This has made the award scheme the biggest when it comes to the music industry.

Two Ghanaian artistes have been nominated for the 62nd Grammy Awards which comes off on the 26th January 2020. Their nominations came about as a result of their collaboration with other artists. Shatta Wale has earned two Grammy nominations through his collaboration with Beyonce Knowles. The Lion King Album has been nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media. This means that a win for Beyonce is these categories will be a win for Shatta Wale.

On the other hand, the “god mc” hitmaker, M.anifest was also nominated through the collaboration with Burna Boy on the African Giant album. The album was also nominated for Best World Music Album, so a win for Burna Boy will be a win for M.anifest.

Read also: Shatta Wale Bags 5 awards At MTN 4syte TV Music Video Awards 2019

With the Grammy awards, every individual that works on a song or an album gets a grammy if that particular song or album wins. Should be Beyonce and Burna Boi win in the respective categories mentioned above, both Shatta Wale and M.anifest will also be winners of the awards.

Good luck to these two artists. Do you think they will win these awards? Share your comments below:

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Shatta Wale Bags 5 awards At MTN 4syte TV Music Video Awards 2019 – Full List of Winners

The  MTN 4syte TV Music Video Awards 2019 is over.

The 10th edition of the 4syte Tv Music Video Awards 2019, took place last night at the  Kempinski Hotel in Accra amidst glitz and glamour. Individual Artiste in the music industry were awarded for the hard work they put in their music video.

Shatta Wale (the biggest winner of the night) bagged 5 awards whiles Sarkcess Music CEO, Sarkodie took home 3 awards with the Overall Best video going to Ayat (Guda).

Below is the list of winners with the categories they won.

Best Gospel Music Video – Jon Winner (Big God)

Best Special Effects – Medikal (Omo Ada Remix)

Best Storyline – RJZ (Bye Bye)

Best Edited Video – Shatta Wale (Gringo)

Best Photography  Video– Cina Soul (Ojorley)

Best Reggae/Dancehall Video – Shatta Wale (Gringo)

Best Choreography – ZeeTown Melody (Totori)

Best Male Video – Sarkodie (Can’t Let You Go)

Best Female Video – Wendy Shay (Uber Driver)

Best Group – R2Bees (We Dey Vibe)

Achievement Award – Sarkodie

Best HipHop Video – Sarkodie (Biibi Ba)

Best HighLife Video – Nana Boroo (Fine Boy)

Best Collaboration – Stonebwoy (Kpoo Keke)

Best Discovery Video – Quamina MP (Wiase ye de Rmx)

Living Legend Award – Osei Kwame Despite

Best Directed Video –  Akwaboah (Hye Me Bo)

Most Popular Video – Shatta Wale (Gringo)

Big Chune – Shatta Wale (My Level)

Best Hiplife Video –   Okyeame Kwame (Bra)

African Act –  Burna Boy

Most Influential Artist –  Shatta Wale

Overall Best Video –  Ayat (Guda)

Serwaa Amihere appalled by Kapito’s utterances.

GhOne’s news anchor Serwaa Amihere has taken to twitter to vent her anger on Mr. Kofi Kapito on the “disturbing” comments he made about her backside at the just ended RTP Awards 2019.

Mr. Kofi Kapito made a comment about Serwaa’s behind when he came on stage to present an award after Serwaa Amihere had left the stage.

He Stated ” eii Serwaa Amihere, look at your butt. Nice!” and then continued to his presentation of the award.

Serwaa Amihere who was not pleased about the comments by Mr. Kapito, posted a video of him (Kofi Kapito) making such statement and captioned it “I had so much respect for Mr. Kofi Kapito. This is a classic case of sexual harassment. I’m appalled by his utterances. This was needless and completely disrectful.

It seems Mr. Kapito’s comment really disburbed the young news anchor. A section of the fans also believes that Serwaa Amihere could have gone directly to the Mr. Kapito to register her displeasure about his comments about her since they were in the same room rather than twitter.

Sources close to Mr. Kapito have confrimed that he did not make that statement to sexually harrassed the young lady and he was looking for a way to contact her and apologise.

What do you also think? Leave your comments below