Share |

Content about Los Angeles

May 20, 2011

Tonto Dikeh draws the ire of fans for flaunting her crystallized diamonds.

May 14, 2011

 

5 out 5 "new nollywood" directors mentioned OC Ukeje as one of their top 5 upcoming actors. One described him as a "rare gem".

Cinema culture is returning to Nigeria and this is has helped drive positive changes in the Nigerian film industry popularly known as Nollywood.  "New Nollywood" as it is now known among practioners in order to differentiate it from those shooting home video quality, is about better scripting, directing, acting, editing, sound and production design.

April 1, 2011

Rapper Rick Ross was arrested and booked with possession of marijuana in Louisiana after being caught with one gram of the drug in a hotel room, police said on Monday.

Rapper Rick Ross was arrested and booked with possession of marijuana in Louisiana after being caught with one gram of the drug in a hotel room, police said on Monday.

Ross, 35, whose real name is William Roberts, but adopted a stage name inspired by former Los Angeles drug dealer, Ricky Ross, was caught with marijuana on Friday at the Hilton Hotel in Shreveport, Louisiana, police spokesman, Bill Goodin, said.

March 23, 2011

The double Oscar-winning actress had been suffering from frail health in recent years, and was being treated for heart failure.

Elizabeth Taylor, one of the 20th Century's biggest movie stars, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 79.

The double Oscar-winning actress had been suffering from frail health in recent years, and was being treated for heart failure.

Her four children were with her when she died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Elizabeth's most famous films included National Velvet, Cleopatra and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? She was also well-known for her glamour and film partnership with Richard Burton, one of seven men whom she married.

March 22, 2011

Omotola and her public relations team are working hard to delete the aberration that was the Grammy appearance and fill us with a more positive and inspiring spin on her recent trip to England and United States.

Grammy dress disaster or not, Nollywood Diva Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde seems to be moving on with life on star lane. See Down Time article by Eme here > Down Time!

Omotola and her public relations team are working hard to delete the aberration that was the Grammy appearance and fill us with a more positive and inspiring spin on her recent trip to England and United States.

March 8, 2011

Ten people have been indicted on federal charges for running a $1.5 million California-based Nigerian e-mail scam targeting mostly elderly people.

Ten people have been indicted on federal charges for running a $1.5 million California-based Nigerian e-mail scam targeting mostly elderly people.

Los Angeles prosecutors say three defendants pleaded not guilty on Monday.

Alleged ringleader, Claudio Uche Dibe, a Nigerian national, was extradited from Canada on February 4 and the 25-year-old Gardena man pleaded not guilty last month.

March 5, 2011

Why would one of the biggest music stars in the continent make such a video blunder!  Blunder because it totally destroys the viewer's illusion that this endowed house is really Mr. Endowed's home.

Ordinarily, this wouldn’t be news but we all know how much premium Mr. Dapo Oyebanjo a.k.a Dbanj places on being the best of the best. 

He sealed that position recently with his international collaboration with megastar Snoop Dogg on his “Endowed remix” shot in Los Angeles, California and Africans applauded this landmark.

March 1, 2011

When eventually, there is news of a divorce, we watch in silent triumph as their near perfect world falls apart, because we feel that they need to experience pain like every other person.

Weddings are occasions where we go to witness two people joined in holy matrimony. We share in their love and joy and also wish them a great marriage. If something happens along the way that leads the couple down the nasty road of divorce, we feel sad and silently wish and pray that they don’t split especially if they are close friends or relatives. We just don’t want to suffer or see anyone we know suffer the pain of a divorce.

February 6, 2011

(LA Times) Marla C. Berns wants to take you on an African river trip. No passport, sun hat or insect repellent is required. You won't even get your feet wet. Just follow an undulating path through "Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley," an international traveling exhibition opening Feb. 13 at the Fowler Museum at UCLA.