When Guvna B releases new music we can always expect something fresh, positive and catchy. His new track 'Send a Wave' features a mean chorus from Vicky Tola and a complimentary hook from American Gospel Artist Canton Jones. The inspirational new single acknowledges his entry into the mainstream while asserting his faith at the heart centre of all he does. Always open with his musical style the song almost plays like an open letter to his fans and puts any haters in their place. Check out the audio which has great production from Mr Victizzle on the beat!
Looking for a vibrant, yet chilled vibe where you can enjoy a diverse range of musical and poetic talent from the best in the UK? Vocals and Verses on 24th April is where you need to be! Vocals and Verses was launched in March 2011 by spoken word artist, Benjamin Bennett, otherwise known as 'Chaleboy', and has since experienced major success and continues to maintain its exceptional standards two years on. It is not just an event or a show, but an experience where you will be adorned with the wonderful musicality of the live band supporting these talent-filled acts.
Inspirational You hosted a cool Fashion Show as part of their Be Inspired Series on Saturday 23rd March at the University of Birbeck. Despite the snow that fell, fashion fans braved the cold to preview some hot new trends from a selection of Britain's freshest design talent.
Franklyn Music collaborates with Alfa Mist in production for his latest single 'Glance At My Mind', a track that tickles the ear drums with its soft, feather-like sound. In contrast Franklyn develops a harmonic balance as he spits raw rhymes straight from the heart and exhibits an effortless flow of excellence through his craft. Check out the video that requires no pretentiousness or flashing lights just real authentic, rhymes. We love it!
Mobo Award Winner Victizzle releases an internet video called 'For My Mother' an upbeat song that praises his mum (awww). The catchy track is part of his Time to Shine campaign. Watch the fun and energetic video filmed in the studio with his entourage of adorable school kids. Play the song, sing along and lets appreciate all the mum's out there. Enjoy!
Arnold Sarfo Kantanka is an Entrepreneur that can literally say he's been there done there and made the T Shirts. He is truly passionate about Me FiRi Ghana, a brand that represents his Ghanaian heritage to the fullest. One thing he's clear to point out is that 'it's not Arnold's but a story that everyone can identify with'. Me FiRi Ghana is an organisation that allows individuals to share personal stories about Ghana and also provide platforms that connect Ghanaians. With many negative images associated with Africa in the media Me FiRi Ghana sets itself apart as reminder of its positive qualities as a nation whilst inspiring a generation to love Ghana. What began as a clothing line is now an Award Winning company with an innovative charity called the WAM Campaign. This initiative enables travellers to Ghana to volunteer whilst on holiday during Christmas time. Arnold has a lot of lessons on branding, business and creativity which we can...
Films are a powerful medium and for Lorraine Wright her vision of creating the UK's biggest University Gospel Choir Competition (UGCY) started with inspiration from the popular movie Sister Act 2 - Back in the Habit. Whilst at Brunel University she identified a gap in the market for University Choirs that needed opportunities to perform outside of their rehearsal rooms. This idea sparked a desire to research further and she discovered other University Choirs had the same dilemma. It dawned on Lorraine as she the watched final scenes of the competition in Sister Act 2, that she thought why not recreate this in the UK. Driven by her passion for worship music Lorraine created a platform for University Choirs to perform and showcase their talents.
DivasOnDemand UK is a networking society which gather every other month to discuss various topics such as social issues, fashion, travel, relationships, current affairs, books, and many more. On the 18th of this month they will be meeting up for their focus group and you guys are encouraged to join! Guest speakers will be Paris Petgrave CEO of Kaleidoscope Education , Training and Recruitment Services Ltd. She will be joined by Counsellor and Life Coach Yvonne J Douglas.
I Dare You is a concept by Motivational Speaker Hannah Oyewole that's all about being bold, rising up and stepping into your purpose. I Dare You inspires us to have the courage to live out your dreams and this powerful message has now been produced into a book. If you want to be part of something truly inspirational then get involved with this amazing launch featuring the energetic Peak Performance Coach Action Jackson as host.
What goes into a song is really important to William Adoasi. As a Musician and core member of BEFFTA Nominated group Divine Impact, preparation in prayer is key for the artists. The beginning to any of their energetic and uplifting Gospel tracks is signified by fellowship. It would also explain the success behind their impactful work through their Liberty Concert and live performances at churches and events. William Adoasi is positive role model and an experienced music leader with a genuine heart for family and doing God's work with integrity. He identified his passion and talent for music at a young age and is always taking the initiative to get better at his craft, by learning new instruments and growing spiritually. After the release of their successful EP The Take Off, William Adoasi is all fired up to make his music go further with ministry and making a recognisable difference in society. Read on to find out how growing up in the choir...
Eliza Joy's story is not one you hear of everyday that's what makes it so special. At just 6 years old she is internationally published and the author of two books The Yellow Dolphin and The Blue Monkey. One book tells the story of a yellow dolphin who learns to be in the right place at the right time and the other is about a blue monkey who learns to tell the truth. Eliza Joy has great lessons to share with other children and adults through her imaginative stories published by Author House. The young, bright girl comes from a very supportive family and is the eldest to her three brothers. She 'love's stories' and her firm favourite book is the Bible. Usually when boredom kicks in for most youngster's, playing games or with toys is the likeliest solution but for Eliza Joy she used her passion for writing stories and generated two books which have strong...
Whoever said you had to stick to one trade clearly hasn't encountered the multi talented Dentaa. The CEO and Founder of the prestigious GUBA Awards (Ghana UK Bases Achievement Awards) is an Award winning Entrepreneur, Manager of an international footballer, TV Presenter and Producer. In the midst of all this Dentaa even recorded a Gospel album titled Wu Ye Nyame in 2005. Some would say that Dentaa's accomplishments are lifetime achievements but with her incredible work ethic it's apparent there's more greatness to come from this star studded lady.
Guys meet ChaleBoy The Poet. To most of you, he needs no formal introduction! You may have seen him perform at your university or even at your church with his imaginative style of poetry which he delivers through engaging narrative stories. Or perhaps you have had the pleasure of attending one of his events' for Vocals and Verses, a night showcasing the best in poetry and soul lifting music performances. One thing's for sure, ChaleBoy The Poet is a familiar face but all for the right reasons, his talent. Standing over 6ft this Poet flies the flag for Ghana (ChaleBoy). He is constantly breaking boundaries with his gift of words. This guy is an absolute wordsmith. TNBT MAG managed to sit him down to find out a little bit more about what makes him tick. Oh boi you have to read it to believe it. Check it out!
We have an awesome interview with the delightful and diligent Claudia-Liza Armah. For those who are not familiar with the name, Claudia is a news broadcaster on BBC3’s 60 seconds news bulletin. Her inspiring story gives young people the courage to step up and pursue their dreams using the little resources that some may take for granted. Take notes as she takes us on a journey from humble beginnings to national TV screen. You are bound to find pearls of wisdom along the way. And oh yes, she is Ghanaian! Woop Woop!
When it comes to the associations of a footballer player it's likely that money, WAGS, a glam lifestyle and often times some dodgy hair cuts spring to mind! But dedicated Immanuel Parry of the under 21's Stoke City football club talks about the importance of faith, fitness and having the necessary skills to make it far in football. He also describes the realities of sacrificing for the game that he loves. To become a football player is a common dream for many young men and in this TNBTMAG interview, 19 year old Immanuel explains what it takes to really make it as a professional in the highly competitive sport...