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Jay Foley Takes Over The “Muzik Box” Show On Hitz FM.

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One of the most listened-to radio personalities in the country, John Foley known in the media landscape as Jay Foley, has taken over an Accra-based Hitz 103.9 FM’s midmorning programme.

He takes over the station’s midmorning show; “Muzik Box” formely hosted on Fridays by Sammy Forson and promises to deliver to the listeners the best and juicy entertainment, sports and tech news as well as all the favourite hits that are missing on other networks.

John Foley, popularly known as Jay Foley, is a radio and television presenter in Ghana who is known for representing Ghana to cover the 2013, 2015 and 2016 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards. He was appointed as the manager of a Ghanaian high-life singer, Bisa Kdei.

Jay Foley started a network for young people who had burning desire to become great achievers. He called it 2131, with the tagline, “Lead, Challenge or Just Forget It”. He later joined Y FM, rising through the ranks to become the General Manager of the station in 2011.

Foley was the co-host of Live Breakfast Club, the morning show on LIVE 91.9 FM, where he also doubled as the Business and Programmes Manager and was later elevated to the office of General Manager. He is also the Manager at an Accra-based music and lifestyle channel FIESTA, on DSTV channel 329, an erstwhile media network geared towards promoting of Ghanaian music video content.

Amazingly, the Ghanaian celebrated media personality, Jay Foley cooperatively teamed up with a production crew to film one of the most exciting adventure tv series dubbed the SKY MARSHALS that took patrons by stormed and broke some records at the Box Office.

Foley hails from Sekondi-Takoradi in the Western Region, has all his programmes on radio and television have attracted a large number of listeners and viewers in Accra and its environs, just because of the way he handles the programmes.

He has carved a niche for himself due to his right composure, attitude and his ability to have a great impact on his audiences. With his good work, eloquence, great fashion sense, he is a great addition to help serve and uplift the station’s name.

Media Mogul, Jay Foley is one of the good presenters in Ghana’s entertainment setting who helped push entertainment in Accra to a higher level. He joins Hitz 103.9 FM with a rich background of experience in the radio industry. This move has got residents in Accra talking and eagerly anticipating his for his show.

Hitz FM is an entertainment radio station located in Accra, Ghana. It is owned and operated by Multimedia Group Limited, a media group launched in 1995. Some of its most popular programmes are Hitz Gospel, Hitz Gallery, Hitz in De Klub and Hilife Bosue, Day Break Hitz, Showbiz Fyla, Cruise Control.

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Jason EL- A Nominated as Male TV Personality In Ghana Entertainments Awards USA 2019

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Jason Osman EL-Agha, known in the entertainment space as Jason EL-A has earned a nomination in this year’s Ghana Entertainment Awards USA in the TV Personality-Male category.


Jason who is widely known as an artiste cum media entrepreneur was discovered 5 years ago by Berla Mundi when she had a programme in the University of Ghana Legon.

After his discovery, Jason has become a house hold name for entertainment lovers both on screen, as MC, Actor and as an artiste.


The young media personality is nominated among seven other male TV personalities who are Abeiku Santana, Akroboto, Patrice Ameghashie, Erskine Whyte, Johnnie Hughes, Giovanni Caleb and Bliss King.


According to organizers of the event, voting starts on Saturday April 20, 2019 on their website GHENTAWARDS.COM.

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“Some Entertainment Pundits Are Indistinct” – Socrate Sarfo

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The Director of Creative Arts responsible for Programs & Projects at the National Commission on Culture (NCC), Socrates Sarfo has revealed that, critics in a particular sector selected to present their views to the media are fluffy.

According to him, critics, precisely the entertainment pundits lacks depth of intellect or knowledge; they are concerned with what is obvious, making their submissions to developmental issue unsatisfactory.

Mr. Sarfo noted that, panel members lack morally admirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified, making their constructive criticism on the country's entertainment sector intolerable to creative arts practictioners.

Mr. Socrates Sarfo made this asseverations in an interview on an Accra-based Onua 95.1 FM entertainment talkshow "Anigye Mmre" hosted by Christian Agyei Frimpong.

The one time movie producer, Mr. Sarfo noted that, entertainment practitioners who serve as panel members on radio or tv shows are not abreast with the difficulties and trauma encountered by Ghana's creative arts sector, contributing to bias remarks.

He added that, the people appointed to judge or criticise entertainment centred shows present themselves in a state of being hollow, emboldening them to make their submissions with personal sentiments and streets ignorance.

He stated that, radio managers must be privy to the fact that, radio and TV broadcasting is not limited to the enclave of music, revealing that, there are flagship and educational programmes that needs undiluted investments to enable it burst out of its shells.

The Director of Creative Arts Mr. Socrates Sarfo advised entertainment talkshow hosts and their producers to engage quality pundits on their shows to make constructive criticism that will elevate the creative arts sector from its retrogressing state.

By: Gerrard-Israel GB

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Nana Aba Anamoah Hails Da Don.

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Awards winning Ghanaian Journalist, Nana Aba Anamoah has eulogized illustrious Ghanaian entertainment critique, Prince Tsegah for playing a pivotal role in elevating Ghana's entertainment industry.

According to the Excellence In Broadcasting Network(EIB) Broadcaster, Prince Tsegah popularly known as Da Don is the best entertainment presenter in Ghana, as his articulateness serves as a straight edge to important questions and issues that is in dispute and must be concerted.

Nana Aba Anamoah also noted that, the Communications Head at Ghana Music Rights Organization, GHAMRO, objectives are undistorted by emotions or personal bias, insection of fictional matter; based on observable phenomena.

Controversial entertainment critique, Prince "Da Don" Tsegah has been perceived as the public's topmost enemy to Reggae/Dancehall crooner Shatta Wale and his army, Shatta Movement, as music fanatics noted that, he tilts negative criticisms to the camp.

However, in a tweet sighted by www.georgebritton.com, the TV personality stated that, contrary to the perception disseminated by entertainment fanatics, the Multimedia Group Limited Journalist, is the most objective entertainment presenter on radio.

The Ghanaian ace broadcaster reiterated that, Da Don posses morally admirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified, making his constructive criticism on the country's entertainment sector telerant to creative arts practictioners.

Prince "Da Don" Tsegah serves as a pundict on an Accra based Hitz 103.9 FM's morning show dubbed "DayBreak Hitz" which is aired live every week days between the hours of 5:45am and 10:00am and also host of Asempa 94.7 FM's weekend entertainment show "Tete a Tete" which is broadcasted live on Saturdays at exactly 1:30pm.

By: Gerrard-Israel GB

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Nipsey Hussle Memorial To Air Live On BET

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Nipsey Hussle’s family, friends, and fans will gather to commemorate his life and legacy during his public memorial.

Thousands are expected to turn out for the “Celebration of Life” service at Staples Center in L.A. today (April 11). But those who are not able to attend can tune in to BET, who will broadcast the funeral service in its entirety beginning at 1 p.m. ET on BET and BET Digital.

Hosted by BET News’ Marc Lamont Hill and entertainment journalist Gia Peppers, “BET Remembers: Nipsey Hussle” will be presented live and commercial-free.

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“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Nipsey Hussle,” said Connie Orlando, Head of Original Programming, BET Networks. “Nipsey is part of the BET family and first appeared on the Network in 2009 in a Hip Hop Awards cypher, we share this loss with his millions of fans around the world. From his insurmountable talent to his commitment to reaching back to underserved communities Nipsey’s kind spirit will be sorely missed. We will keep his entire family as well as our BET sister, Lauren London in our thoughts and prayers during this immensely difficult time.”

Earlier this week, tickets for the memorial were distributed online and were gone within minutes. The two-hour ceremony is expected to be followed by a lengthy procession that will travel roughly 25 miles across L.A. and past The Marathon Clothing store, where Hussle was shot and killed last month.

Following his death, the beloved rapper and community leader will be honored with his own intersection at Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard dubbed “Ermias ‘Nipsey Hussle’ Asghedom Square.”

Source: Rap-Up

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