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The good folks at ViewNaija kicked off this series showcasing various Nigerian venues and establishment in the Atlanta area and the US as a whole. Check out this episode where they check out Buka2 restaurant in Atlanta.

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NRC2014-FLYER-BACK

The 18th Annual Nigerian Reunion proudly presents: The Nigerian Arts, Culture & Music Festival. This Festival is going to be an exciting four-day cultural explosion of Nigerian music, visual and performing arts. This one of a kind gathering, scheduled for July 3-6, will feature an array of cultural displays, concerts, comedy, cultural and fashion shows. The event will be a platform to showcase Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage, while promoting and strengthening the unity and honor of Nigerians and Nigerian descendants in the Diaspora. For more information please contact the Nigerian Reunion Team at information@nrconline.com

The annual festival, always an unforgettable experience, will feature a series of events, including an electrifying concert featuring one of Nigeria’s Mega Artists, “Iyanya aka The Kukere Master”; Nigerian Empowerment Symposium; Comedy Show featuring one of Nigeria’s best and funniest comedians, “BasketMouth”; Family Picnic/Festival; Speed Dating; Mind of a Nigerian; night receptions; and the 5th Installment of the Nigerian Image Awards. The Nigerian Image Awards ceremony is an unforgettable night honoring the achievements of extraordinary people of Nigerian descent in music, arts, service, education and other walks of life. For a complete schedule of events, please see http://nigerianreuniononline.com/.

Event Line Up

The Festival is being hosted by Seyi Brown. This year’s Nigerian Image Award recipients include A-List Hollywood actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (currently appearing in “Pompeii”), Ambassador Geoffrey Tenailabe; Youth Global Activist Ucha Ndukwe; Steve Akinboro, Vice President of Domino’s Pizza; Rt. Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji; Esther Tongo; and Ms. Mfon Ufot.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Reunion Welcome Party

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Friday ,July 4th, 2014

Iyanya

After Party, All Black Everything!

Iyanya & Co

Saturday, July 5th 2014

Image Awards –

Adewale Image Awards-6

Later at Night, Cream Ultra Lounge

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Sunday July 6th

Church (Spiritual Connections)

9:00am – 12:00pm

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The 2013 Official Nigerian Independence Day Celebration. Atlanta, GA.

Nigeria @53
Nigeria @53
Nigeria @53

Day 1:
Official Independence Day Celebration.
Friday, September 27th: Queens International
6889 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Norcross. GA
> Ladies in FREE before 11pm!
Music by KING OLA & DJ ECOOL.
Hosted by SEAN J.

Timaya will be Live in The Building!! So you don’t want to miss that!!

Day 2:
REPRESENT NAIJA!
Saturday, September 28th: Cream Lounge
3249 Buford Hwy. Atlanta. GA
> Text “PassportATLto 313131 to RSVP!

Music by KING OLA, DJ FULLY FOCUS, DJ MIXMASTERDAVID, DJ DYME & DJ ALPO
Hosted by OSEI THE DARK SECRET.

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The 7th annual Nigerian DJs summer jam is going down this upcoming weekend in Atlanta, GA and features the finest Nigerian DJs representing from all over the world.

Check out the event line up.

7TH ANNUAL NIGERIAN DJS SUMMER JAM IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA JULY 25TH – 28TH

EVENT 1 || SOCIAL NITE @ THE LOIN || THURSDAY, JULY 25TH, 2013 || TIME: 9PM TILL 2:30AM || FREE ADMISSION

EVENT 2 || LUNCH WITH NIGERIAN DJ @ BUKA || FRIDAY, JULY 26TH, 2013 || TIME: 3PM TILL 8PM ||

EVENT 3 || WELCOME PARTY @ QUEENS || FRIDAY, JULY 26TH, 2013 || TIME: 10PM TILL 5:00AM ||

- EVENT 4 || DAY PARTY EVENT @ ARIF LOUNGE || SATURDAY, JULY 27TH, 2013 || TIME: 11AM TILL 7:30PM

- (((NIGHT))) EVENT 5 || NDJ SHOWDOWN @ SCENARIO || SATURDAY, JULY 27TH, 2013 || TIME: 10PM TILL 3:00AM ||

HOTEL INFORMATION:
Hampton Inn Atlanta Perimeter Center Hotel
769 Hammond Drive
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 404-303-0014

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Davido was in ATL this past weekend for a club appearance in popular club, Queens and afterwards had a chat with AMC rep, Harriet where he address his beef with WizKid and also talks about his career and other things.

A few weeks ago, shortly after the NEA awards, rumors surfaced that Davido and WizKid were at some sort of beef with each other.

Check out the video.

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You already know the United Sounds Of Africa is going on in North America with Brymo, Ice Prince, MI, 2face, Timi Dakolo, J-Martins and a host of others hitting the stage to thrill fans from all over the world.

Check out some of the pictures from the Atlanta show that was held on August 3rd.

J-Martins at rehearsals
Victoria Kimani & Others
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Victoria Kimani
Zara
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J-Martins
J-Martins

Credit: United Sounds of Africa Facebook

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WizKid was in the building at Cream Lounge Atlanta last weekend. WizKid has been on a PR tour of some sorts in the states as he has touched, Houston, ATL, NY, & DC while in the states. Conquering the global market if you will.

Check out the video from his mini performance in Atlanta. An EME tour is in the works we hear.

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THIS SATURDAY OCT 29TH IT’S THE PREMIER OF NOLLYWOOD’S LATEST BLOCK BUSTER; “DAMAGE” STARRING TONTO DIKE, UCHE JUMBO & KALU IKEAGWU… THE MOVIE PREMIERS AT LION OF JUDAH THEATERS 6202 MEMORIAL DR STONE MOUNTAIN GA 30083 (7:30 P.M) IT’S A RED CARPET EVENT HOSTED BY E-DOT & ADAEZE!!! THIS IS ALL MADE POSSBLE BY AFROGIST, QUEENS INTERNATIONAL, KOKO AT DAWN PROD’, OMODADA, GEEK SKWAD, DUNNTHADON, CAMP GREEN, 7 SEIZE, IGWE & CO, HADY BOKOUM, VICTORIOUS GROUP AND PRoMiSES TO BE A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE.. TO PURCHASE TICKETS CALL 6787544206 OR 6785086880  ADVANCE TIX COST ONLY $20 STUDENT DISCOUNTS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE!!!

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WELCOME TO THE 2011 OFFICIAL NIGERIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION IN ATLANTA GA!

NIGERIA @ 51!
NIGERIA @ 51!
NIGERIA @ 51!

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30TH 2011

VALLEY BAR & BISTRO
3400 Holcomb Bridge Rd.
Norcross GA 30092

A day of joy and celebration for the Nigerian Culture itself.
CELEBRATING EVERYTHING NIGERIAN!
EVERYONE WELCOME!

GBEDU BY Gidilounge’s KING OLA & NEA Nominee DJ ECOOL
ADLIBS BY Executive’s SEAN J

EVERYONE FREE TILL 11PM !

DRESSCODE FULLY ENFORCED.

For VIPs and Birthdays, please call 4044837732, 6785576623 or 6788628717.

RSVP Here” http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=210229355705805

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The US leg of the Empire World Order Tour headlined by EME’s artists – Banky W, Wizkid & Skales officially kicks off on June 24th, with Washington D.C being the first of six stops.

The EWO Tour is scheduled to hold at premiere venues and provide attendees with an unrivaled experience of great performances by the artists, accompanied by a live band, full stage production and dancers.

Fans in the US are being offered the opportunity to win 2 tickets to not only attend the shows in one of six cities, but also a chance to meet and greet all three artists (Banky W, Wizkid & Skales) before they take the stage.

How Can You Win?
Answer all 5 questions correctly, and send your answers via email to giveaway@jaguda.com with “EWO USA Tour Giveaway” as the subject.

All correct answers will be entered into a raffle, and the winners will be announced right here on June 20th,
2011.

QUESTIONS
1. What University Did Banky W Attend?

2. What Is Skales Real Name (Full Name)?

3. When Is WizKid’s Birthday? (Month/Day)

4. What Year Was EME Founded?

5. What is Banky W’s Last Name?

Rules

  • Multiple entries will be disqualified, so don’t send multiple emails.
  • You must be in one of the following cities at the time of the event and be able to attend the event on the scheduled date.

June 24: Washington DC Lincoln Theatre
July 2: Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse Theatre
July 9: Chicago, IL Auditorium at Museum of Science & Industry
July 15: Houston, TX AYVA Center
July 16: New York, NY Grand Ballroom at 630 Second
July 23: San Jose, CA California Theatre

Tickets are courtesy of the tour organizers – Empire Mates Entertainment (www.empirematesentertainment.com) and ALORE Media (www.aloremedia.com)

For more information on the EWO Tour, please visit www.empireworldorder.com and Follow all artists on Twitter:

Banky W – @BankyW
Wizkid – @Wizkidayo
Skales – @youngskales

That’s the gist folks, so EME fans in the USA get to researching and send us an email. Good luck.

Update:

Contest is closed

Winners are Sunday Oyebanjo & Lisa Chiobi

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EME prepares to introduce African urban music to music-lovers and theatres worldwide with their 2011 Empire World Order Tour,
starting June 24th 2011 in the United States.

May 17, 2011 – Nigeria-based record label,  Empire Mate$ Entertainment (better known as EME), has announced its itinerary for the first leg of their highly anticipated  2011 Empire World Order Tour. A label  known for its quality, innovation, and trendsetting format, EME will kick off its world tour on June 24th in the  United States at  Lincoln Theatre, located in Washington DC. The headlining roster  includes award-winning  songwriter and multi-platinum R&B superstar Banky W, the multi-talented phenomenon that is WizKid, and the  revered rapper known as Skales. The EWO Tour marks the first time in history that an African record label time  has independently organized a major worldwide tour as well as Wizkid and Skales’ debut performances in the
United States. View the official trailer here

The schedule for the first leg of the Empire World Order Tour is as follows:

  • June 24 Washington DC Lincoln Theatre
  • July 2 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse Theatre
  • July 9 Chicago, IL Auditorium at Museum of Science & Industry
  • July 15 Houston, TX AYVA Center
  • July 16 New York, NY Grand Ballroom at 630 Second
  • July 22 San Jose, CA California Theatre

The tour will stop exclusively at premiere venues and each performance will be accompanied by a live band, full stage production, and dancers to provide an unrivaled show for fans. The EWO Tour will also showcase  some of the top upcoming artists and honor notable individuals and organizations in the community with awards & scholarships. Each show will be followed by an after party presented by the top promoter(s) in each city and  hosted by the EME’s artists and invited guests. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 21st at 12 Noon EST via the EWO Tour Site.
In addition to the incredible stage performance, all attendees who purchase advance tickets to any of the EWO  Tour show dates will receive a copy of Wizkid’s brand new debut album, SuperStar, the most anticipated album  of 2011, featuring the #1 hits “Tease Me,” “Don’t Dull,” and “Holla at Your Boy.

Please visit the official tour site for show and after party ticket locations, announcements from our sponsors & partners, exclusive music & video releases, contests, giveaways, and much more.

To connect with and receive up to the minute updates on EME and the artists, please visit:

Banky W – Official Site; Facebook; Twitter
WIZKID – Official Site; Facebook; Twitter
Skales – Official Site; Facebook; Twitter

About EME: Empire Mate$ Entertainment, better known as EME, is leading the urban music revolution and redefining  what is considered African music. A privately owned company founded in 2002, EME has established itself as  a  powerhouse continually impacting the industry, all the while keeping its identity and being socially responsible.  Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, EME has expanded to include a record label, management team, a production house,  Muzik Men Publishing, as well as “I AM CAPABLE”, a charitable foundation.

For more information on the  2011 Empire World Order Tour, to request interviews/drops/EPK, or to review the show and/or Wizkid’s debut album, please contact:

ALORE media
NGA: 0 807 413 8961 / USA: 347 878 1264 / Press@ALOREmedia.com

ALORE media is an international creative, branding, and production house based in Nigeria and the USA and owned by the E2O
Group. ALORE is dedicated to building customized opportunities and branding strategies for our clients and projects

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Ezimora Maximillian

A Nigerian man, Maximillian Ezimora, has been arrested in Atlanta after shooting his wife, Uchenna Ezimora, five times. The wife, described by a source as a hard working registered nurse in the Atlanta area, survived the shooting and is currently hospitalized. SaharaReporters was unable to ascertain her condition.

Mr. Ezimora, who reportedly hails from Adazi, Anambra State, is being held in Fulton County jail in Atlanta. He is charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of firearms while committing a felony.

Source: SaharaReporters

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Rock On Dude, DeJavu Entertainment, AfroGist TV, & Rising Sun Entertainment presents:

TRAFFIC JAM: Annual Christmas Eve Party


DECEMBER 24th, 2010
Doors open at 10PM till we fell like leaving! NO 3AM, NO 4AM! Till we FELL like DIPPING!

@ ICON LOUNGE
257 TRINITY AVENUE
ATLANTA . GEORGIA . 30303

EVERYONE FREE BEFORE MIDNIGHT!
EVERYONE FREE BEFORE MIDNIGHT!
EVERYONE FREE BEFORE MIDNIGHT!

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MUSIC BY THE FINEST: KING OLA & DJ MIGHTYMIKE

PLAYING YOUR TOP FAVORITES IN Hip Hop, Afro Juju, Old Sckool, Dancehall, Reggae, R&B, Calipso, Soca, Soukouss, Zouk, Makossa, and much more…

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DRESS CODE IS STRICTLY ENFORCED.
+ NO ATHLETIC WEAR
+ NO DURAG
+ FELLAS FLY : LADIES SEXY


For information on VIP Bottles & Booths, please call 4042546695.

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So Naija is turning 50 this year so the celebration this year is about to on a different level. Since this independence day is the BIG 50 we are going celebrate in style with two different parties and a picnic. Friday night Rising Sun is teaming up with Deja Vu, Rock on Dude, and Afrogist.

NIGERIA WILL BE 50…. Come out and Celebrate

***BRING UR NAIJA FLAGS***

THIS IS THE PARTY EVERYONE AND THEIR MAMA AND THEIR PAPA AND DEM BROTHA AND DEM SISTA AND DEM COUSIN AND DEM KOKOMASTERS AND DEM KOKOLETTES AND DEM MAMALETTES AND DEM BABYLETTES HAVE BEEN ASKIN AND WAITING FOR = MADNESS,KOLOMENTAL,CRASE…OYAAA LETS GOO!!!!!

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Naija Stand Up!! Ghana Stand up!! Togo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Cameroon, South Africa, Senegal, Africa, Jamaica, Haiti, America, Everybody Stand Up! Come Out and celebrate with Nigeria….You know we’re everywhere!

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Naija @50 at Salem Lounge October 1st 2010

Music by DJ King Ola & DJ E-Cool

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For more info please visit:
www.bombchellevents.com

or Call Dare @ 678 862 8717 or Arinze @ 678-707-3033

For all the classy, sophisticated, grown and sexy, beautiful people that feel like having great time in a trendy, cosmopolitan atmosphere, without sweating your hair out, or spilling your drink? Then the TOP FLOOR of MOYA LOUNGE is where you need to be on Friday night.
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Dresscode: Classy and Sophisticated….No Tall Tees, hoodies, or jerseys

Doors Open @ 10p