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DJ Ritzy – Yoroh Ft. Mzee X Nayme Harvey

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South South’s finest female Disc Jockey “DJ Ritzy” makes history with her debut Single “Yoroh” Just when you were wondering where all the Divas who rocked the music scene in the southern part of Nigeria disappeared to. She teams up with pop stars “Mzee” the ‘Ebariba Commander’ and “Nayme Harvey” on this Dance-Hall wave. DJ Ritzy, who is the first female DJ in Akwa Ibom is also making history as the first female DJ to premier a Song. Its KrozzyBeatz on the Beat & Dubble D on the Mix. Enjoy the classic tune via

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Spotlight: Meet “Sagas” (Music Artiste) cc @jay_sagas

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born and raised in lagos State, Jason Aniekan Worlings aka Sagas is One name that has sure made massive contribution to the rise of New School Hip Hop down South and is without disputation One of the most Successful Rapper coming outa the city of Uyo

The self acclaim “Eyen Obong Owo” from ikot abasi L.G.A akwaibom State precisely stands a graduate of foreign languages UNIUYO with

The “Form Hip Hop” crooner who’s numerous smash hits including “Sosongo” “Pray for Uyo” and “Sai” are still massively trending is surely a Star fast rising having worked with; Ikpa Udo, Mr xto, Tha Suspect, Mr Eazi(yet to be released collabo)…

With*4 nominations for the niger/delta awards and

*2 nominations for the paradise music awards

Sagas remains a raving sensation even on stage rocking soldout shows including:
* (Nigeria vs. South africa 2017) Played at the Godswill akpabio stadium Uyo

*Life is Eazi campus tour with Mr Eazi in Ghana.. kwame nkrumah University of science and technology  (October 2016)..

*Played alongside MR Eazi at Fela Shrine(2017)

*Played at the colour me orange music fiesta in uyo..September 2017..

Y’all stay glued bro’s got wavy tunes coming…
#teamSouthJamz

 

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Event: Freestyle Sunday With HofishalSounds cc @hofishalsounds

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Off the Oil City of #Eket #AkwaIbomState, this can arguably be rated biggest freestyle concert yet to come
#FreestyleSundayWithHofishalSounds

An event set to reform the notion that #Freestyle is rap genre incline hence, mainly for rappers.
“Hofishal Sounds” in collaboration with some positive minds in the south industry take it upon themselves to put this out for every: Rapper, Singer, Accapella/Solo singer who can lyrically express themselves prior to rehearsed verses

What’s More??
The winner of the Day bags a free studio session with the legendary MCG artiste/producer “Feelings”. Airplay and hype across top media houses in the South and a 6Months Promotional deal with #Southjamz and other promotional agencies collaborating.

Pick a form for a thousand naira only to participate in this great event.
For info/sponsorship 👇

08100175419

#teamSouthJamz

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Spotlight: meet Udeme Mbosowo (all round entertainer)

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This fast rising star is nothing but an all round entertainer, Currently the host of “Vox pop Talk show”, the content developer and Graduate of Theatre Arts UniUyo, “Udeme Mbossoh” is our spotlight star of the week!

An Actor!

Vibrant Dancer,

and creative director with numerous staged performances to her credit including; Mufu Onifade’s ‘Love is Blind’

This Beauty with Brain also posses a record of over 25 stage play lead role performances having taken part in “Ola Rotimi’s- ‘Our husband had gone mad again, Charles Nwadigwe’s – We the beast, Tunde Ajayi’s- ‘Streaks of blood’, Wale Ogunyemi – ‘The Divorce’, J. C Degraft’ – ‘Sons and daughters’, Esiaba irobi’s -Cemetery road, Domestic embarrassment. Effiong Johnson’s – Install the Princess’, to mention but a few.

As a dancer, Miss Mbosowo has successfully executed atleast 316 dance projects across Nigeria either as a dancer or choreographer, sometimes in dual capacity and Chief judged for BIC Allstars Interschool competition. Lagos.

Whats more?
She’s been a part of the Success story of short films for international competitions including: leech, April 1, ‘Abodie’, and just lots more

Still in line, she possese a contract job with NTA, and Petals FM, Ibadan.

a true Art Enthusiast

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Spotlight: meet Tunia Eagle (musical artiste) cc @AmTunia

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Born Johnny Nyeneime from  Akwa Ibom State, Tunia Eagle
Is an Afro pop, dancehall and ragga artiste based in PH.

Currently Signed to “Sazi Entertainment” Tunia Eagle who is also the brand ambassador for Pinky Tv Nigeria and a student of Computer Engineering Technology (CET) at Port Harcourt City Polytechnic has been consistently doing well for himself with countless singles, awards and nominations to show for it.

In 2011 he won BEST UPCOMING ACT at Go-Round Talent Hunt, Nominated as BEST AFRO POP SINGER at TopHit Music Awards in 2015, BEST CONTEMPORATY ARTISTE at ZEUS Awards in 2016, Nominated as BEST AFRO POP SINGER at Brave African Entertainers Awards in 2017, as BEST AFRO POP ARTISTE and BEST CONTEMPORARY ARTISTE at Penafglobal Music Awards in 2017.

The fast rising Starboi has worked with reputable producers including; Indiana, Mr Drill, Kezyclef, young roc, Vtex, Maslee etc and is currently anticipating the release of a new single “don’t fall my hand” which he hint’s will feature MrDrill not quite long after the release of his “Zombie story” which is enjoying massive airplay currently.

With no exaggeration the boi is just another uprising to lookout for

 

Link up Tunia Eagle via;

Email: eagle2nia@yahoo.com
Twitter/IG: @AmTunia
Phone: +2348146471145, 07038302742

#teamSouthjamz

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Top7 Fast Rising Producers in Aks

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We can all at, least agree that this year (2017) has witness massive hit release from home based acts in the state than any other year, as much as the artistes compose these songs, the creative contribution of producers can’t be undermined… with no contradictionsuccess to our list of “top10 producers” previously published we out list Some faces that have rose to fame and stay consistent in the art of unleashing appealing accompaniment to artistes vocals so far.

Here is our top7

#7: Ebuka Asuzu

a native of Anambra State currently schooling in Uniuyo is one name coming quick and dishing out dope beats for street vibes lately.
His genres include Hip Hop, Trap, & Afro.
He has produced for the likes of AQ, Sojay, Boogey, Marwin, Xlibaty, etc. Some of the songs he produced include Dj Equalizas’s #HipHopSavedMe ft. Boogey AQ and Sojay, Marwin’s “Night Life”, Supersylv’s “Killer Ft X-Libaty to mention a few.. however if u don dey listen you go know whatsup; beat wise this songs standout, plus this artistes no disappoint.
Ebuka is also the co-host of #rushHourShow on uniuyo fm, and one man to look out for real soon.
Contacts;
Twitter/Instagram
@Asuzu_Ebuka
07085361071

 

#6: Hofishal Sounds

Abasieyene Godwin Ekong (Hofishal Sounds) formerly known as “Agel Hofishal” from Ikot Abasi L. G. A, AkwaIbom state is our no.6 man. Currently based in Eket, he was much known as an artiste though until the release of his second Freebeat “Ibid Ekpo” in 2016. Since then Hofishal has been dropping significant and impacting beats contributing to the success of some top artistes in the south and beyond, currently he’s on his 5th Freebeat series.
Hofishal in December 2016 was awarded the best Music Producer in EASMA (Eket All Stars Music Awards).  and has so far produced; Jeff Chinoo,  LJ Saaaviour,  Zillions- “No Do”, EddyBillz – “Ibid Ekpo”, Tony Robinson (Ghana base)  Tic Tac (Ghanaian) UT Fresh etc. And is currently Yanky Media Awards “best producer”

Listen to some of his jobs on soundcloud via;

https://soundcloud.com/hofishalsounds
Contact Hofishal via +2348093821342
Twitter and instagram; @hofishalsounds

 

#5: Favourejekxs

Ejekwu chigozie Favour aka Favourejekxs actually Hails from rivers state – Ikwere Tribe/Dialect but is based in Uyo, currently rounding up in Uniuyo – civil engineering. 

He is “the baddest with the maddest kicks” Runs a Musical Crew(E.J.Arecs) with assistance from his cousin Youngjammy, he is also the CEO of EjekwuFilmz
This Ikwere boi is not quite famous on the streets but his kicks and strings don dey give plenty music fans joy on a low key.
He is the brain behind Brown Edu’s – Sukuta production, Lakrim’s “hustle, & Selle”, Godswill asuatang’s – My everything, & Young Jammy’s Afang Soup (all currently making waves) & has done a few jobs for x-libaty including the mixing of Zamo Zamo

contact:08063882522
Facebook; Favour ejekwu
Instagram; @Favourejekxs_official
Twitter; @E.j.a records

 

#4: Clonbaba

Born James Ebong, “Clonbaba” is a sound engineer from Abak LGA in Akwa Ibom State. He is one of the regular guy keeping it real. His maad Freebeats has been found worthy and used by many like; “the other room”, “the beast rebirth, “exclusive season2” and more across the south and beyond. 

Currently Based in Uyo, the Spiritual beat maker has worked with top A list acts, he is the production brain behind; Zillions- Nyamiso, Omawumi-  I go go rmx, PopeDonX x Lybra x Mc Galaxy – Eno and lots more. Currently working on new projects with some A-list Nigerian artistes (names withheld). The boi dey jam no be today

Contact;
www.facebook.com/OfficialClonbaba
Twitter: @clonbaba
IG: @clonbaba_mpg
+234(0)8084028055

 

#3: Rex_Made_It 

Rex_Made_It” is yet another signature that has lately been regular in beats recent times making waves. 

Born JohnRex Moses, the boi is one of the few distinguished Producers from Akwa Ibom who literally are changing the face of music production in the south.
with a handful of produced artistes within and outside the enclaves of Nigeria, Rex has reputable production credits to his belt including
tracks such as
1.’Daka mi Ke’Iso’ by Razzy ft. Marwin & D’Zaya
2. All Eyes on Me by MC Collins
3. Shake Body by Teasar (co-produced by Princeton_On_The_Beat)
4. Ogbanje & Pinocchio by Bahdfella
5. Stay Shining by MC Duph (Ireland)
6. African Girl by King MoeMan (U.S.A)
7. Maitama by Ablaze ft. Marwin & Manie Monie
and has dropped a couple of free beats online gaining massive appreciation from far and wide…

Hook up Rex;
Contact 08127383541
facebook: Rex madeit
instagram: Rex_made_it

 

#2: Krozzybeatz

… not much were we able to gather about this young star but lately believe me, the boi carry fire🔥

He is the brain behind too many songs released of recent; Parkmi – Eyen Uyo, Nayme Harvey – Yawa and sooo much more. If you heard anything like “Krozzybeats ” before,  forgerrit he is the man.!

  1. #1: Nerosparkz

Uwem Umanah Udofia Aka Nerosparkz is our No.1 man;

currently based in Ikot Ekpene, with no exaggeration the boai’s south’s Masterkraft. He sure knows how to spark jams upBanging dope in every corner of the zone with production credits drawn from top shots including; Xbeef, Upper X, Unik Brodaz, Richy B, Lil Jazz, Mikky, DJ Joeblinks, Uncle Eddy – Happy day, Mc Collins, Razzy, JSongz, RockNana – Promised Land, to be honest the list no get ending.
Money insured, hook up any day for a mad hit!

Twitter And Instagram
@1nerosparkz
phone 08181788582

…and there you have it from your favourite entertainment blog in the south. Feel free to express your views in the comments box

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AKS TOp10 Artist to Lookout for 2017

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Lately the AKS entertainment sphere has been waxing in strength quality and style with thanks to the Producers, DJs & bloggers putting the extra work to ensure our artists gets heard across.
Southjamz take a keen observation of recent development nd consistence exibition to rank out top10 Artist that are undeniably worth attention nd are up to something in 2017…

#10: G’wiz Jones.

Jeremy Jones a.k.a “G’wiz” is a Nigerian-based Afro-pop rapper from AKS worthnote. His hit Single “Bossé” featuring Brown Edu introduced him to instant stardom. The badguy also made great impact in Brown’s EyenUyo which is currently the Street Anthem in The south, & has Performed alongside A-list Stars including; Lilkesh, Harrysong, Ycee, Mr Raw, etc. And has worked with top producers including; Kezyklef, Manpizy, Otyno, etc. Unconfirmed source has it that the boi is upto featuring Olamide in “Bossé rmx”
This varsertile rapper is one dope Gee to lookout for

#09: D’saya

Ekemini Dennis a.k.a D’Saya is without disputation for now the fastest Ibibio Rapper. Dope with punchlines nd wordplays the rapper practically slayed don x’s Rise of Kings and every feature he ever jumped on, and Have dropped a couple of songs including “Ima Mmi, Masaka and Ndito” all which has been of great success so far, changing the rap landscape of Akwa Ibom. The boi is baaad!!!

#08: Picollo

The name Picollo most often than not, rings a bell to most of the music lovers in the south. Known for his creative lyrical tenacity and explosive stage performances, the New Haven Money Group (NHMG) frontman whose real names are Idongesit Thompson has been quite impressive for a while now. His monster hit SKELEWA which took Akwa Ibom and radio stations nationwide by storm got him a spot in this rankings. With a dope video, the jam has cemented his place among the hearts of music lovers. Sources has it that the EASMAwards “Artiste of the Year” 2015 is currently working on his EP scheduled for release later in the year to feature productions by top producers such as: Suka, Otyno, O’giver, Shebongky beatz, Clonbaba…
This is definitely another dude to watch out for this year.
Ff on IG/Twitter: @iampicollo

#07: Pop Don X

He is believed to be one of the most energetic performers in the south.
Don X has been around for quite a long time now nd has an album “Behind the Cathedral” and countless singles to his credits. His “sexy little thing” single stays evergreen, crowned with the video of “The Reign of kings” the rastaman is definitely coming in strong this year.

#06: Zillions.

The number Don Pay Money One Capone on the Microphone!… the Nsa Isong crooner, remains the most relevant wen it comes to Ibibio raps. With countless awards nd norminations nd a fresh mixtape with endless features nd productions from all top hitmakers in the south. Incase thats not enough, have you still not watched the visuals of Iban featuring Leki? You dont know what you’re missing

#05: Leki

Ernest Augustine, a graduate of Journalism and Mass-communication in Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. Has been doing just wonderful from his rap days with countless mixtapes to date with numerous dope singles including “Sike diana, enie iba do, Advice, Yogosina, and lately Afro Twerk. Each time he comes through its a unique vibe. One nigga wey dey keep am tight naija to GH and have obviously been moving from strength to strength…
Ff. @Lekiofficial

#04: Sagas.

Jason Worlings a.k.a “eyen obong owo” has been around from the scratch dropping dope vibes from the time of Uniuyo street anthem and even before. His form hip hop single was a smash hit aired via top media platforms bagging him numerous awards and norminations, however his relevance is still very strong with his uyo people. His sosongo single ft Whytesax was dope with a complimenting video from Choszer and recently his Pray for Uyo song. This guy just dont ever stop.

#03: Brown Edu.

If you’re not familiar with the signature “y’already know who this is!” Then you obviously havn’t been listening to anything good lately. The self aclaimed controversial rapper has been below radder untill last year when he made his international appearance on Otis Maho’s “Jack Bauer” track alongside Ycee (Jagaban). Since then this Gee’s made himself unavoidably relevent… and just incase you havn’t heard his “missing you tribute” you must have watched Eyen Uyo video which has undisputably become the rave of the moment. The boi dopper than dope spitting both ibibio nd English vibes.

#02: Lybra

This ‘awoor’ boi first became quite impressive when he slayed Dj Peejay’s “Fresh Fish” single. Previously this high life slayer wasnt doing bad either, however stardom met him When Galaxy signed him outa idiok aboi gang to MCG Empire. So far the nigga has made countless appearances with “A” list artists accross the state and his hit single baby tomatoe still trends.

#01: RockNana

Nana Abidiak a R&B/Afro pop Artiste, from Oron in Akwa Ibom State born and brought up in phcity, professionally emerged in 2010, when she dropped “Oh” which paved way for her being awarded BEST FEMALE R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR AND BEST VIDEO OF THE YEAR 2010 Odudu Awards South-south Nigeria. Since then are countless singles with videos to her credits such as “Don’t leave me, Simma Down ft Dantonio, Imma mmi ft Duncan Mighty, Sweetie potato and currently her Latest single Bascalaba” which is currently raving the airwaves. Whats more…
RockNana is Currently nominated for “Best Female Vocal performer, Best Pop Single, and Best Video of the year 2017. And she happens to be the only female to make this list.

Note: Some top artist who didint appear here are due to not meeting certain considerations however Ikpa Udoh has been away for years now nd the likes.
Other artists worth mention here include :—
Eddy Billz, Slo, Lakrim, Godyhans, Iquo, Penz Melaidiz. Dj santos, Oga sir, and tu feat… but not limited to this…
Thanks for checking southjamz. What’s your view?

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Top10 AKS Deejays (southjamz rating)

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Down south, it is no falacy to argue that the entertainment industry is waxing strong in strength, the good are getting better… however in Akwa Ibom State musically, there exist list of worth note personalities who have contributed ernormously to putting the state on the map. These are top10 deejays whose mixtapes, airplays, and and joint slams have promoted underground artists greatly in the state currently

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Aniefiok Mfon Obot a.k.a DJ Tallest is without disputation the tallest Nigerian in the spining biz😊 apart from being a graduate of Theatre Arts UniUyo, Tallest is one Dj who has rocked Grooves, Clubs, Sit-Outs and radio stations in Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Abia, Imo, Delta & Enugu states. He was the Head-Dj at the just concluded maiden edition of #ArtMostSphere that was held at Discovery Park on the 1st of January 2017. He owns over 4 successful mixtapes to his credit too. And he’s our no.10 man.

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Ned Kingsley a.k.a Dj Awesum From mkpat enin LGA. Is our no9 man.
Not much is gathered bout this young successful dj but he sure is Site D’dome event center’s official dj, played at star carnival 2012, was the Official Dj Artmostphere 2017 and has numerous mixtapes to his credits, currently banging in streets are
#ClubSketchMixTape
#RoughMixtTape
#ItsComingBack MixTape

Top8

Idara Michael Eyenukang a.k.a Dj Idillz, Tecno’s official Dj Akwa ibom state, & Eni stores maiden edition djs competition winner, claims our no.8 spot. A graduate of elect/elect engineering Uniuyo, From Ikot Akpan Inwang in Ika LGA, with series of mixtapes on sale including (Romantic mix 2016, Mama mixtape). Idillz Is also the head dj for De Vegas Paradise At UdoUmana

Top7

Joseph Edet Okon a.k.a Dj Joeblinkz from Nsit Ibom stays at no.7 with series of released mixtapes on the street, Blinkz also spins at Atlantic 104.5fm uyo, and is the resident Deejay for Gpark Global Resort he also have slammed for Ku International club , Five star night club and played 3years for Genuies at clalabar canival. The boi is bahd.

Top6

The C.E.O of CERTIFIED SOUNDZ, Mr. Chudy Lemmy Ajah from Aninri LGA Enugu, born & brought up in Akwa Ibom state dorminates the 6th rank. VJ FLAMEZ formerly know as DJ CHEZEY is presently the head dj of DECOZY LOUNGE and DEZTINATION NITE KLUB uyo with 7 mixtapes out to his credit, Flames remains the 2nd Dj to spin videos in uyo and have played top shows including Enugu carnival & sprite street challenge 2016 Uyo.
unconfirmed source also have it that he is the most value added resident dj in aks.

Top5

Essien Benard, AKA DJ Benchilovsky from Essien Udim LGA, a Graduate of Economics UniUyo, currently Signed under oxygen music. acquired most of his career success outside the state but remains the official DJ at pyramid lounge.
With a fresh mixtape (mad over you party mix) which is raving the air at the moment to his credit.

Top4

If Swag was the only criteria, Precious Andrews would’ve ranked no.1 in this list. ‘A Sexy- Saasy Looking- Thick Chic with a Crazy Hairstyle trademark, The Akwa Ibom’s First Female Disc Jockey – DJ Ritzy from Ibesikpo, a graduate from Theatre Arts dept. UniUyo ranks no.4. Slamming in top shows beyond the shores of the state – played at the just concluded calabar carnival, With nothing less than 3 successful mixtapes to her credit. She stands the winner of Akwa Ibom Youth Future Awards in Disc Jockey 2016.
the first female Vice Chairperson of Professional Disk Jockeys (Pro DJs) in Akwa Ibom State. No body badda.

#Top3

Everybody must have at one time or the other heard “no one does it better than DJ BIG SCRATCHER!”
Abel Joseph Nyong is undoubtably street most famous dj in Akwa Ibom state with a 3year on a row award as “Most famous dj 2014,2015,2016” to back it up. He was the Winner of 7up/power horse National djs competition Akwa ibom state chapter. 2015 with over 200 mixtapes to his credit. Played at several bars, lounge n clubs including cephas place, Billionaires club… And currently the resident deejay at De Vegas Paradise. He ranks no.3 in this list

#Top2

The CEO of Spinmatics Entertainment “Ekemini Ime Wilson” a.k.a DJ Spindeeds, from Nsit Ibom LGA Akwa Ibom state is our number 2 man with over 10years of relentless effort in the sphere. The mass com. graduate from UniUyo is with a record of over 50 show slams a year, he is also the resident DJ of Play Terrace Lounge Night club. The anchor of “Happy Hour” at Planet 101.1 FM, Uyo. To his credit are countless mix compilations and singles a Pro DJ extraordinaire, and the finest DJ with a License to Spin…

#Top1

“Dont go there, that guy is a bahd guy”
Undisputably Mr. Peace Johnson, A graduate of economics in UniUyo. From Eket LGA of Akwa Ibom State, Winner of safari awards best dj category 2015. The ntanta ofiong 2 of akwa ibom disc jocky association, Former president of djaak Akwa ibom state, towers as number one in this list. With countless mixtapes to his credits nd having played in almost all of uyo top shows, being one of the physically cutest man on the wheels of steel, Who doesnt know Deejay Peejay?…

There you have it “southjamz aks top10 deejays. However others worth mention include Dj big noise- (president of aks deejay association), Dj Lazer, Dj Sam gentle, Dj LUCKYCUTE,and Dj eljoe. All of this and more keeps the wheels in aks busy for a living and are doing that well.

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