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Jane Deezy – Ask Me Again ft Rizvan

25 to lyf - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:22

I can’t safely say that Ms. Deezy’s back. I sincerely hope she’s working on an album because this is borderline teasing now. This is her latest offering Ask Me Again featuring Rizvån aka Northcity  - and S.F.T. on production. I love the 90s vibe and the interpolation of Donnell Jones’ U Know What’s Up

Make an album already! Please? @JaneDeezy @northcityrizzy  @S_F_T_

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Rita Dominic stuns in photo shoot for Genevieve magazine

RoisKiDGh Talks - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 14:33

Rita Dominic was the cover girl for Genevieve Magazine February issue and the mag just released pics from the photo shoot shot by TY Bello. See more photos after the cut...
















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"I don't have accounts or property abroad"- Pres. Jonathan declares

RoisKiDGh Talks - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 13:50


President Jonathan made this remark during the swearing-in of the 11 new ministers on Wednesday March 5th. He wouldn't lie about something like this, would he? So that's good to hear. But anyone doubts this?





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Photo: Nigerian students rounded up in Malaysia

RoisKiDGh Talks - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 13:50

I sincerely cannot confirm that these are Nigerians but according to the person who sent the photo to me, they are Nigerians (and some citizens of other African countries) studying in Malaysia who were rounded up for not having complete papers. The sender said some of the students were arrested by immigration when they went to renew their visas, claiming they are living and schooling in Malaysia illegally. They want the Nigerian government to intervene and stop the harassment...






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Oprah invites Lupita Nyong'o's family to lunch

RoisKiDGh Talks - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 13:03


You know you are made when the world's biggest star is interested in meeting your family. Lupita is currently in France to attend Paris Fashion Week....






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Gareth Pugh || FW14

ThE MiDnIgHt CoOl - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 11:05


Gareth Pugh || FW14

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Feature: What Is Stopping You?

The Coolest - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:30

There are a number of musicians out there who are either earning a profit from music or have got a decent sized fan base. That said, they could increase those numbers a lot more, but for some reason that never seems to happen.

Usually, this is because something is holding them back. They never truly hit their full potential, and they leave both money and wider exposure on the table.

Here are three things holding back most artists.

1. The Fear Of Rejection

As humans, we naturally hate rejection. We don’t like expecting and wanting one thing, only to be told it’s not going to work out like we had hoped. This is true in terms of your love life, career progression, and generally any other area in which there’s a chance of not getting your way.

While this fear is natural, it can seriously hinder you as a musician. You see, throughout your music career you’re going to meet a lot of different people. Some of these people will have the power to greatly benefit you in some ways, but not before you put yourself out there and take a chance. This may be in the form of submitting a demo to perform at an event, submitting your showreel to potentially appear on a popular Youtube channel and the like.

If you’re scared of getting rejected, you’re not going to take opportunities. If you don’t take opportunities, you’re not going to do everything you can to forward your music career.

Luckily, it’s possible to get over your fear of rejection. There are a lot of online guides which show you how to do that, so do a Google search,. If you find yourself knowing you should get in contact with someone who could potentially help you music career but don’t pick up the phone, begin tackling this fear of rejection right away.

2. Being Too Shy

Shyness is another feeling which can hinder your music career. As I mentioned above, during your music career, you’re going to meet a lot of people. Fans, other musicians, business people and the like. If you’re too shy to effectively communicate with these people, you’re going to have problems.

The biggest type of shyness I’ve seen in the music industry is being too shy or nervous to get up on stage. This is know as performance nerves, or gig nerves.

When you have performance nerves, you find it difficult to get in front of a audience, usually regardless of size. An overwhelming fear comes up; you start feeling sick, and you may even freeze when you get in front of the crowd. This is something many musicians initially face when it comes to live gigging.

I say initially, because many musician naturally get over this as they do more shows. That said, some don’t.

The reality though, is if you want to take your music to a higher level and start earning more from your music career, you’ll probably need to do some type of gigging. So what should be done about the performance nerves? Well, you’ll have to learn to get over them. Or at least suppress them.

You only other choice is to not do gigs, but that’s the path you should avoid taking if you want to increase your chances of success. This is one of the things which will hold you back, both in terms of gigs and any other future things you’re too shy to do. After all if you’ve already given in to not doing one thing you know could be potentially profitable (Gigging), it’ll be a lot easier to do the same in future.

3. A Lack Of Motivation To Put The Work In

For some music makers, a lack of motivation is a big problem. For example, they may make really good music and want to get far with it, but they simply aren’t motivated to promote that music properly. The may know they need to, but it’s simply easier not to do it.

What I see a lot is people start out on a promotion campaign, only to stop a couple of days later when not much is happening or they find something ‘more important’ to do. The reality is though, if you want your music to get where it really should be, you have to put the work in! And you need to consistently work at a task for a set period of time before you can determine if it’s effective for you or not. Usually a number of weeks rather then a couple of days (Times will vary depending on the task and what you want to achieve).

You may not always want to do something which could potentially move your music career forward, but that’s no excuse not to do it. If you choose the easier option despite the harder option potentially giving you significantly greater results, then you’ve shown you don’t really want a career in music enough.

Don’t let a lack of motivation hinder your music career. If it’s something you really don’t want to do, pay someone else to do it instead. But if doing something could potentially increase the income from your music career or fan base, find a way to get it done, regardless of if it’s your favourite task or not. Just remember the bigger picture.

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Dencia claims someone from Lupita's camp told her there was never a letter

RoisKiDGh Talks - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:02

Dencia is claiming that someone from Lupita's camp reached out to her and told her that the Oscar winning actress and her PR team made up the letter she claimed to have received from a fan.


I see she got her name wrong...lol. The world knows her name. Anyway, Dencia goes further to say that Lupita is condemning bleaching but hanging out with Rihanna. Is Rihanna a bleacher? See what Dencia posted on her instagram after the cut...







The Media has told their version about how the Lupita Dencia ish started & claimed it was Dencia when I didn't know this woman until she mentioned me & I can Authoritatively tell u she lied about the letter,someone who works in her Camp reached out to me & told me the was no letter & the story was made up after I said I didn't know who she was.I know u guys are like why I'm I still on it but I was really disappointed when I was told she lied,I was really hoping the's a letter,the person in her camp who reached out doesn't wanna go public but the person said it Infront of me & 2 other people.They read about me,I am doing charity work,building and orphanage and she has nothing charitable going on so standing for a cause she can't even ever fight n Tryna come 4 me is total BS,u wanna talk bleaching but u are smiling ur eyes off in pictures with Rihanna?smh make up ur mind on a cause n fight for it woman by the time I turn 31 which is 6yrs from now,come back let's talk. I rest my case & done with this topic!!!





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Maheeda gets naked again in new video: See behind the scenes pics

RoisKiDGh Talks - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 09:07

Maheeda recently shot the video for her new single 'Lasgidi Chick' and like her last video for 'Naija Bad Girl' she was also naked in this video shot Frizzle N Brizzle Films, same people that shot Naija Bad Girl. See behind the scenes pics after the cut. If you're viewing from your office, be careful..:-)






















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Dear LIB readers: My husband and I can't stand each other anymore

RoisKiDGh Talks - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 07:04

From a female LIB reader

I married this man in an elaborate wedding that cost both our parents a fortune less than a year ago. I can't stand him anymore. And he's told me on numerous occasions that he can't stand me either. At the time I married him everyone told me he was the ideal guy and comes from a good, wealthy family. We dated for less than a year before getting married but the marriage was over before it even started. He's spoilt, egocentric and with him there's no middle ground. It's his way or the high way. These things I only noticed after I married him. I sincerely can't see myself spending the rest of my life with this man. The last time he touched me was just five months into our marriage. I'm sure he's getting it somewhere else but who cares? We are still keeping up appearances and still live in the same house but I want out. Thing is, my parents will be so disappointed in me because they have invested so much in us. I don't want to disappoint them because I am the first daughter but I'm tired of this sham of a marriage. Apart from my parents I don't want my friends to laugh at me because they are all happily married. What should I do?





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HBoi releases new single and video: 'Love Song'

RoisKiDGh Talks - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 06:52

After the success of "Together"; Cashburg Records' front-man HBoi premieres a new single "Love Song" produced by Dr. Abel accompanied with a music video Enjoy below...




The awaited "Love Song" is an emotive preaching love. If you love good music, this one is for you! Enjoy the video below...



WATCH "LOVE SONG" ON YOUTUBE: http://ift.tt/dZaUCl?v=6DkD8nLqKiU

LISTEN TO "LOVE SONG" ON HULKSHARE: http://ift.tt/1aseGzR14agg4ir2arc
BOOKING & MEDIA ENQUIRIES:
Please direct all media and booking enquiries to cashburgrecords@gmail.com

CONNECT WITH HBOI:
Twitter: http://ift.tt/1jY3U5X( @hboi1 )

Facebook: http://ift.tt/P7gbe5






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brownbootyextract: why my baby meech faced blocked tho

ThE MiDnIgHt CoOl - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 01:40


brownbootyextract:

why my baby meech faced blocked tho

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schuhtutehemd: Oroma Elewa love.

ThE MiDnIgHt CoOl - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 01:38


schuhtutehemd:

Oroma Elewa love.

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st0ner-chvrm: We used to be unspoken, Now everything is broken.

ThE MiDnIgHt CoOl - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 01:33


st0ner-chvrm:

We used to be unspoken, Now everything is broken.

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