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At the 2012 GIAMA Awards in Houston

On Saturday 20th October 2012, the inaugural edition of the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards took place at the Morris Cultural Center, Houston, Texas, USA. The event was hosted by Nollywood star Jim Iyke, who arrived in a Maybach and saw in attendance over 1500 guests including some of the biggest stars in the African entertainment industry including  Ramsey Nouah, Van Vicker, Desmond Elliot,...

Interview with Golden Icons

Jim Iyke: Interview with Golden Icons, speaking on various rumors surrounding his career/personality, his involvement with politics, his outlook on fashion, and his personal business “untamed”. PART I – PART II – Response to Vicious Online Rumours Host – Emma Emerson Videographer – Brian, Edited by Matt Trevino, For more information,  log onto www.goldenicons.com Bode...

Jim Iyke Foundation – 2009 Walk

A walk campaign initiative by JIF, designed to fight against poverty and child illiteracy. The event took place on the 24th of Sept. 2009, with over 6000 children drawn from over 120 primary and secondary schools across the federal capital territory Abuja.  This day was also the eve of Jim Iyke’s album launch, and the proceeds of this album launch went to various orphanages. This was the most successful...

Jim Iyke Foundation – 2006 Walk

A walk campaign initiative by the Jim Iyke Foundation (JIF), organized to raise funds for selected orphanages in the north. This took place on the 9th Dec., 2006 in Abuja. The children that participated in this walk were drawn from primary and secondary schools across Abuja, and a total of about 4500 children attended. JIF partnered with INDOMIE NOODLES, COCA COLA, AIT, NTA, TARABA STATE GOVERNMENT,...

World Premiere in NY – 2 Dallaz

The North America World Premiere of 2 Dollaz kicked-off at the Hip Hip Culture Center in Harlem, New York, located inside the same building with Magic Johnson theater. Fans were excited to see Jim Iyke, as we witnessed a few autograph being signed and lots of fans just couldn’t wait to take a get photo-up with the Nollywood Superstar.  It was an honor to have in our midst, the New York State...

Pirated Films From Nigeria Are Seized in Brooklyn

For years now, Brooklyn has been the headquarter for Nollywood bootlegged movies here in the United States, where fans have paid $3 for the bootlegged copies of latest releases in several stores, especially where cell phones, calling cards are being sold. A recent raid of nine Brooklyn stores resulted in the confiscating of over 10,000 bootleg DVD’s. This effort to shut down or reduce the number...

2010 Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) in New York

The 2010 Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) took place on Saturday September 18th at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, in New York.  The annual ceremony aimed to recognize outstanding achievements and major contributions of Nigerians around the world to the entertainment industry. The much-anticipated event, like any other awards ceremony, was graced by many of Nigeria’s top entertainers...

Between Kings and Queens

Between Kings and Queens is the story of a prince from Africa, who seeks to escape his royal duties by fleeing to America. Torn between new love and free will, his immigrant experience in the land of liberty quickly unravels as he finds himself running for his life. Trailer: This is a film guaranteed to appeal to the masses. A love story set against the real backdrop of the War on Drugs and controversial...