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Eminem’s Rap God Video Hits 1 Billion Views On YouTube – Becomes His 3rd Ever Video to Hit this Record



Eminem’s 2013 single ‘Rap God‘, off his album the ‘Marshall Mathers LP 2’, has set yet another record.

The video of the song has hit 1 billion views on YouTube, a milestone very few videos are able to reach.

The single set Eminem a Guinness World Record at the time of its release for having the most words in a song in history.

Several years down the line, it has once again brought Eminem another record in a career full of records.

‘Rap God’ becomes the third music video of Eminem’s to pass the seminal 1bn views mark on YouTube – the other two are ‘Not Afraid’ and ‘Love the Way You Lie’ ft Rihanna.


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Shatta Wale Gets Huge Nominations In Cameroon And Wins Big In Brazilian Awards



Dancehall king Shatta Wale is waving high the Red, Gold and Green flag of Ghana in other countries. The SM boss has been nominated in two major categories for an Award in Cameroon.

Shatta was nominated for the Best African Artist and the Biggest African Music Exporter of the Year in the Muzikol Music Awards (MUMA).

He will be competing with Burna Boy, Wizkid, Diamond Platnumz, Innos’B, Teni, Master KG, Davido, Kenzo and Salatiel for the best African artist award and with Sarkodie, Angelique Kidjo,Nasty c, Rema, Diamond Platnumz, Wizkid and Davido for the biggest Africa music exporter.

In another breath, Shatta Wale’s international collaboration with American singer Beyonce has won him the best collaboration of the year award at the 2020 BreakTudo Awards in Brazil.

The good news was shared on the twitter page of Beyonce; ‘Beyonce, Shatta Wale, and Major Lazer have won their first-ever award for “ALREADY”. It has won “Collaboration of the Year” at the 2020 BreakTudo Awards! Congratulations to everyone involved!

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SARS officials pointed gun at Wizkid



The more we think things are calm in Nigeria,the more extraordinary revelations are coming. This was the case as Wizkid claims Sars officials pointed gun at him.

The Afro Beatz star needs no introduction especially in his native country. It should come as a surprise that a big figure in the name of Wizkid will be pointed gun at and that just explained the reason Nigerians need a police reform badly.

The artist on Twitter told the public how the incident happened while he have to tell the officials that he was mourning his late father since pointing gun at him was the least he expected.

He wrote “l didn’t even think about it…wit d gun pointed @me. I just said l dey mourn my father…den one said wen him die…den l answered last week.


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Who Won What? 25th Ghana Journalists Association Awards – See Full List



On Saturday, October 24th, the Ghana Journalists Association honored some outstanding Journalists at the 25th GJA Awards held at Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra.

This year’s awards shone the spotlight on journalists and media institutions who dedicated their works to tell other people’s story.

Under the theme; ‘Covid-19 and credible presidential and parliamentary elections: The media factor,’ the below journalists and media institutions received awards.

Full list below;

Best News Reporting (Print) – Seth Bokpe (The Ghana Report)

Best News Reporting (Electronic) – Akua Oforiwaa Darko (GTV)

Best News Reporting – Features Category (Print) – Rebecca Quaye (Daily Graphic)

Best News Reporting – Features Category (Electronic) — Peggy Armah Donkor (GTV)

Photojournalist of the Year – David Andoh (Myjoyonline.com)

Arts and Entertainment Reporting – Gabriel Ahiagbor (Daily Graphic)

Best in Domestic Tourism Reporting – Emmanual Adu Gyamrah (Daily Graphic)

Best in SMEs Reporting – Kwame Anum (Adom TV)

Best Environment Reporting (Print) – Mohammed Fugu (Daily Graphic)

Best Health Reporting – Afia Amakwah Tamakloe (Adom TV)

Best Health Reporting (Print) – Prosper Koworsor (GNA)

Best Sports Reporter (Print) – John Vigah (Ghanaian Times)

Best Sports Reporting (Electronic) – Kojo Mensah Aborampah (Adom FM)

Best Reporting in Education – Alfred Akrofi Ocansey (TV3)

Small Scale Mining Reporting – Timothy Ngnenbe (Daily Graphic)

Development Journalism for furthering SDGs – Beatrice Senadju (GTV)

Best Reporting in Child Protection and Participation (Print) – Risa Sanbu (Ghanaian Times)

Best Child Protection and Participation (Electronic) – Komla Adom (TV3)

Human Rights Reporting, Women and Children – Albert Sore (Joy News)

Best Reporting in Sanitation and Hygiene (Print) – Caeser Abangali (GNA)

Best Reporting in Sanitation and Hygiene (Electronic) – Emefa Nancy Dzradosi (Joy News)

Best Disability Reporting (Akan) – Samuel Alfred Amoh (Adom TV)

Best Disability Reporting (English) – Wendy Laryea (TV3)

Best Online Reporting – Edwin Appiah (The Ghana Report)

Best Reporting in Science (Print) – Albert Oppong Ansah (GNA)

Best Reporting in Science (Electronic) – Portia Gabor (TV3)

Best Oil and Gas Reporting – Moses Dotse Aklorbortu (Daily Graphic)

Best Maritime Reporting – Josephine Antwi Adjei (TV3)

Best Rural Reporting – Nabil Ahmed Rufai (GHOne)

Best in Agricultural Reporting – Prince Appiah (Joy News)

Best Telecommunication Reporting – Linda Tenyah-Ayettey (Daily Guide)

Best Reporting in Transport and Road Safety – Kojo Mensah Aborampah (Adom TV)

Democracy and Peacebuilding – Samson Lardi Anyenini (Joy News)

Recipients of the Special Awards for Covid-19 coverage

Irene Emefa Apawu (Joy News)

Akua Boakye Yiadom (Adom TV)

Afia Sarpong Kumankuma (UTV)

Dickson Tweneboah Kodua (UTV)

Albert Futukpor (GNA)

Eric Amoh (GNA)

Regina Asamoah (Atinka TV)

Portia Gabor (TV3)

Betty Arthur

Joseph Armstrong (TV3)

Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng (GTV)

Ridwan Karim Osman (GHOne)

Best in Corporate Social Responsibility – The Ghana Report

Award for Best Regional FM Stations

Regional Best FM Stations – Obonu FM (Greater Accra)

Regional Best FM Station – Classic FM (Bono East Region)

Regional Best FM Station – Space FM (Bono Region)

Regional Best FM Station – Lorlornyo FM (Volta Region)

Regional Best FM Station – Angel FM (Ashanti Region)

Regional Best FM Station -Akyem Mansa (Eastern Region)

Regional Best FM Station – Twin City (Western Region)

Regional Best FM Station – ATL FM (Central Region)

Best FM Station – Diamond FM (Northern Regions)

Regional Best FM Station – Success FM (Ahafo Region)

Regional Best FM Station – Nkegli FM (Savannah Region)

Regional Best FM Station – Eagle FM (Northern East Region)

Regional Best FM Station – Radio Progress (Upper West Region)

Photojournalists and cameramen recognized

Emmanuel Quaye – Daily Graphic

Daniel Nii Duodo Amu – Ghanaian Times

Patience Adjei Lartey – Information Services Department

Joojo Agyare – UTV

Pelvis Atsu – GTV

Robert Tetteh – Atinka TV

Political Programme of the Year – ‘Ekosii S3n’ (Asempa FM)

Best English Morning Show (Radio) – Citi Breakfast Show

Best Morning Show in Akan (Radio) – Kokrokoo (Peace FM)

Best TV Morning Show of the Year (English) – Good Morning Ghana (Metro TV)

Best TV Morning Show of the Year (Akan) – Adekye Nsroma (UTV)

Best Radio Station of the Year (English) – Citi FM

Radio Station of the Year (Akan) – Peace FM

Best Television Station of the Year (English) – TV3

Best TV Station of the Year (Akan) – UTV

Newspaper of the Year – Daily Graphic

Nuclear Star Award – Osei Owusu Amankwah (B&FT)

Female Journalist of the Year – Regina Asamoah (Atinka TV)

Best TV Programme (Akan) – ‘Di Asa’ (Atinka TV)

Special Awards from Plan Ghana

Wendy Laryea

Regina Asamoah

Other special award

Most promising Komla Dumor Journalist of the Year – Raissa Sambo (Ghanaian Times)

Dr J.T. Anim Award for Ethical Journalism – Beatrice Asamani

Award in recognition of Meritorious Service to the GJA – Roland Affail Monney


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