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Nollywood’s ‘Paparazzi’ Premieres in the States.

Written by 'Seun Johnson, Jamati Entourage, Nigeria | March 2, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Syr Law has recently graced the pages of Jamati since her latest role in the Nollywood film, “Paparazzi – Eye in the Dark.” Since January 2011, red carpet premieres for the movie have been showcased around the United States. People sighted at these premieres include Syr Law, Van Vicker,  J.J. Bunny, Koby Maxwell, Bayo Akinfemi – the Director, and a host of Nollywood patriots, fans and well-wishers.

The premiere which has taken place in cities like Washington DC and Chicago, was viewed by both Nollywood and Hollywood audiences with over 250 people respectively.  The Paparazzi team have been getting exciting feedback so far, especially from people who can’t believe it is a Nollywood film and can’t wait to have it in cinemas.

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Breakout Actress To Watch: SYR LAW

Written by Seun | January 3, 2011 | Leave a Comment

syrlawYou have seen Syr (pronounced s-e-e-r) Law grace the screen in Allen Wolf’s 2009 mystery thriller “In My Sleep” and in Tyler Perry’s 2005 smash hit, “Diary of a Mad Black woman.”  Now Syr Law makes her Nollywood indie film debut as the only American actress amongst an all star Nollywood cast.  In this romantic, Nollywood murder mystery, PAPARAZZI: Eye In The Dark, Syr Law provides viewers with an undeniably strong performance of a woman struggling to clear her name of a heinous crime she is accused of committing.

Syr Law’s experience behind the camera and the roles she has played has garnered the interest from some of Hollywood’s and Nollywood’s creditable indie film producers. She has been featured and starred in a number of motion pictures.  Syr Law also played integral roles in the independent award-winning films: Somebodies which was Sundance Film Festival 2006 nominated dramatic for Grand Jury Prize and BET spun-off into a television series and Dark Remains winner, Best Feature, 2005 Rhode Island’s International Horror Film Festival.

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Nigeria’s Next Super Model ‘10 Crowned in Grand Style

Interview by 'Seun Johnson | January 3, 2011 | Leave a Comment

On November 26, 2010, at the Expo Hall, Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, Nigeria, played host to a world class array of guest for the 2010 edition of Nigeria’s Next Super Model. The NNSM award running for its fourth consecutive session was a gathering of sophisticated world class industry shakers and movers.

The NNSM is a fashion contest designed to bringing out the best in aspiring models and pushing them to the limelight. The proprietor of this proudly Nigerian brand, Joan Okorodudu; also owner of the fashion house- House of Jola stated that this year’s edition of the NNSM was in conjunction with the French Fashion week.

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Nigeria’s Next Super Model Fashion Party

Written by 'Seun Johnson, Jamati Entourage Nigeria | November 2, 2010 | Leave a Comment

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Jamati Entourage, ‘Seun Johnson was on ground on October 30, 2010, at GET Arena, Lagos to witness the Red Bull/NNSM Fashion Party. Nigeria’s Next Super Model (NNSM) is a Nigerian-made and nurtured modeling brand with a world class touch comparable to the likes of America’s Next Super Model.

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JAMATI.com: AFRICAN HEAT CONTEST IS BACK

Written by Seun | September 10, 2010 | Leave a Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE  RELEASE

TEMPERATURE CHECK: JAMATI.com AFRICAN HEAT CONTEST IS BACK AND MORE FLY.

Running for its third consecutive season, Jamati Online launches another edition of its African Heat Contest, the search for Africa’s Sexiest Male/Female Alive!

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Africa Fashion, Music and Photography Rocks.

Written by by Mazuba Kapambwe,Jamati Entourage,NY | August 5, 2010 | Leave a Comment

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Here at Jamati, we have a love affair with all things African.We bring you stories on the best in African fashion, Music, Art, Photography and more. So when I heard about the African  Fashion, Music and Photography Rocks party in New York,I just had to attend. Due to the fact that the event was on the same day as the Africa Fashion Week NY event, I missed the first part of the event, which featured a mini-fashion show with collections from DC -based Kreatif Designs, Philadelphia-based Roshue Dousuah, and Chicago-based Studio Alade.

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P-Square heat up NYC.

Written by by Mazuba Kapambwe,Jamati Entourage,NY | August 5, 2010 | Leave a Comment

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When I first heard that the chart-topping Nigerian twins Peter and Paul Okoye who form the mega successful band P -Square were going to be performing in New York as part of their international Tour,I was so excited.I had been following their career from their early “Busy Body” and “Temptation” videos on Channel O that had girls all over Africa fantasizing about marrying them.

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Korto Momolu launches channel.

Written by by Mazuba Kapambwe,Jamati Entourage,NY | June 3, 2010 | Leave a Comment

New York Fashion Week fall 2010 saw the return of  Project Runway Alum  Korto Momolu to the fashion scene with a bold  ,sophisticated and memorable collection ,as well as the long awaited   launch of  her handbag collection and accessories line  for Dillards Inc. For the first time ,fans will be able to have an inside look at  “all things Korto” including videos of her on her  17 city promotional  tour .

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Freshly Ground release “Radio Africa”

Written by by Mazuba Kapambwe,Jamati Entourage,NY | May 20, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Award winning Afro-pop band “Freshly Ground ” is back on the music scene with a fresh new album called “Radio Africa”,which was released on May 1st.The seven member band which hails from various Southern African countries including South Africa,Mozambique and Zimbabwe are currently on a global tour promoting their latest offering,which they describe as “more raw,more african and cohesive..”.

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Fela gets 11 TONY nominations.

Written by by Mazuba Kapambwe,Jamati Entourage,NY | May 10, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The  exhilerating broadway play ‘Fela  has been nominated for 11 Tony awards including “Best Musical”. According  to a Press Release via their newsletter, the play which is executive produced by Jay-Z and Will and Jada Smith, is in the running for Best Performance (Lillias White), Best Direction, (Bill T Jones), Best Chereography (Bill T Jones), and more.

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And the 2010 AMAA nominees are

Written by Ameyaw Debrah | March 11, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Hosts Kat and Segun Arinze

Hosts Kat and Segun Arinze

Stakeholders of the African movie industry were on tenterhooks on March 6, as all attention shifted to Accra, Ghana for the announcement of nominees for the 2010 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). The glitzy nominations party brought together some of the crème in the industry from all over Africa to celebrate the growth of African movies in the past year and to observe which movies, actors and technical players were deemed fit by the Academy for laurels this year.

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