The Cameroon entertainment industry experienced its share of highs, lows, and tragedy in 2018. The death of musical talents, feuds, record-breaking concerts, and shows defined the year; take a look back at what had people talking in Cameroon.
1. Mr. Leo Collaboration with Flavour Fails to Capture Fans
The surprising collaboration between Mr. Leo and Nigeria’s Flavour on track – Jamais Jamais Remix got fans are chuffed by it.
A significant number of Mr. Leo’s fans were quick to post their views on social media platforms after watching the track’s music video, many accusing the hit-maker of losing his touch and suggested he could have done a fresh new song with the highlife legend.
2. Black Panther Features Three Cameroonians
These young and beautiful Cameroonian Actresses Constance Ejuma, Marie Maroum and Sasha Morfaw star in one of Hollywood’s biggest Movie – The Black Panther –
4. Mr. Leo’s first Ever Nigerian Media Tour
5. Daphne features alongside Chidinma, Young D and Toby Grey
6. Multitalented Producer/Singer Blaise B shows off his new car worth over 4.5 Million Francs Cfa
7. Cameroon Music Industry Mourn the Death of the talented Bamenda based Producer/singer Gee Reign who died from alleged Drug Overdose
8. Daphne Wears racy See-Through Dress That Completely Shows Off Her Underwear in a Show in Ivory Coast
9. Cameroonian Actress Constance Ejuma Features in Jennifer Lopez’s New Music Video
2018 was a big year for this US Based Cameroonian actress, after featuring in the blockbuster – Black Panther. She was cast to feature in Jenifer Lopez Video – El Anillo.
10. Cameroonian Movies Wins Big as it leads with six awards at 2018 Golden Movie Awards Africa
The Cameroon movie industry may not be popular among the African filmmaking fraternity but that did not stop some recognition at the 2018 Golden Movie Awards.
Produced by Nkanya Nkwai, ‘A Good Time to Divorce’ swept six awards ceremony to the astonishment of patrons and colleagues present at the award ceremony.
11. Samuel Eto’o on an Impossible Mission to Resolve the Anglophone Crises
12. Singer Ambe Shares Picture of Female Vagina with Caption ‘One of God’s Finest Arts’:
13. Monjoa Vanessa Finally Receives Her Brand New Car Months After Winning Muitzik Star
13. Singer Daphne Was Allegedly Deported From USA & Banned For 10 Years
14. Bon Bon Singer Blanche Bailly Wears Outrageously Provocative Dress During Show in Germany
15. Celine Fotso Gets role on Nestlé’s MAGGI Series – Yello Pepper
From Business to the Cinema. Yelo Peppe has five main characters; Céline Victoria Fotso plays Marie, Aurélie Eliam plays A’ida, Fatou Jupiter plays Fatima, Ade Laoye plays Mina and Anita Erskine plays Anna.
16. Alpha Better Records team of Musicians and Dancers involved in a Ghastly Motor Accident
17. Locko Joins Tenor to become the second Cameroonian Artist to Be signed under Universal Music Africa
Former Big Dreams Act Locko becomes the second artist signed under Universal Music Africa After Tenor. Locko joins Tenor, Kiff No Beat, Arafat, and many others as part of one of music Record Label in the world. He also became Hennessy Brand Ambassador As He joins Universal Music Africa
18. Ten Cameroonians Nominated for the 2018 AFRICAN MUZIK MAGAZINE AWARDS
19. Buea Based Artist Tzey Unstoppable Shot in Buea by Cameroon Military Forces
20. Cameroon appoint Soccer Legend Clarence Seedorf as manager, Patrick Kluivert as assistant
21. Singer Daphne Shames Haters and Poses With Her Manager as She reaches the United States
22. Daphne and Manager Pearl Goes Skydiving:
23. Stanley Enow Interviewed at one of the World’s Biggest Hip-hop Blog ‘Thisis50.com’
The Motherland Empire rapper keeps making international moves, with meetings and featuring at Cnn African Voices, Meeting with top Hollywood Actors/singers and now he gets an interview at the popular thisis50.com.
This makes Stanley Enow the first Cameroonian home based rapper to appear on 50Cent’s BLOG.
24. Ko-C dating Female Rapper Yung Meagan
25. Wrangles Between Realm Squad and Wax Dey’s Lolhiphop
26. MD Lyonga Breaks Record in Canada by becoming first Ever Cameroonian to be nominated for Calgary’s Music YYC Award
27. Fans, Critics, Citizens slam Samuel Eto’o for indirectly endorsing Paul Biya
28. Breach of Trust: First Cameroonian movie to be sold & Renting on Amazon and Amazon Prime
29. Coco Argentee Booed and Embarrassed as Her Concert at the Vendôme (France) is canceled by the Anti-Sardinards Brigade
30. KOWAN Deserved to be Winner of 237Showbiz music competition??
31. Magasco’s Golden Show Concert