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‘Garbage Boy And Trash Can’ Wins Cartoon Network Africa’s Creative Lab Competition

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After three exciting months of searching for Africa’s next animation talent, leading network in the kids’ entertainment industry, Cartoon Network, has announced Ridwan Moshood as its winner for the Cartoon Network Creative Lab competition!

Moshood, from Nigeria, is the creator of Garbage Boy and Trash Can a project which bowled the selection panel over with its graphic style, absurdity, unique and extremely funny characters. The story follows Garbage Boy, a self-proclaimed superhero who believes he has real super powers, along with his sidekick, Trash Can, on their mission to fight for justice.

“Ridwaan’s style is a perfect fit for the channel and shows fantastic graphism that makes the show instantly lovable, unique and full of energy,” adds Ariane Suveg, Programming Director and Head of Kids Content for Africa. This project is also currently selected among The Annecy International Animation Film Festival’s Animation du Monde pitches.

Cartoon Network Africa Creative Lab began its journey in June this year as an African venture designed to bring innovative, local short-form content to the channel, and its digital platforms, while reinforcing the local relevance of the brand. Through the initiative, African creators, writers, graphic artists, animation students and anyone who loves kids’ content were challenged to explore their creative talents. Along with the winner, both runners-up will be given the opportunity to get their project produced as a pilot with Cartoon Network Africa which will then premiere on Cartoon Network Africa and its digital platforms in 2019.

In September, the selection panel short-listed ten projects out of 250 which were then pitched by their creators to Cartoon Network Africa’s content team. “Diverse and original content is what Cartoon Network is all about. Now, more than ever, we are on the lookout for something out of the norm, which challenges the status quo, new, irreverent, smart, truly African and unexpected!” adds Suveg. “We were pleasantly surprised by the wealth of animation talent on the continent and the selection panel had a tough task; the editorial guidelines for the channel were very specific, and yet we received many applications.”

Runner-up, Intergalactic Ice Cream is a project by talented South African Andrew John Phillips. Intergalactic Ice Cream resonated with the panel because of its Cartoon Network typical kind of humour based on crazy situations, worlds and characters. The story follows 13-year-old former cool kid, Makhaya, who’s after-school job as a delivery boy for a mysterious ice cream parlour rocket-launches him into the craziest, danger-filled and dairy-fueled adventures this side of the Milky Way!

The additional runner-up, Kenyan Mark Kinuthia’s project, Majitu, which follows the duo, Jasiri and Bokari, on their quest to rid the world of evil and stop an evil witch from opening the gates between earth and the phantom’s universe. Kinuthia, who describes himself as a “complete artist” impressed with a good mix of fun dialogues, action and mystery.

“We are thrilled that the Creative Lab winner and runner-up’s reflect the vibrant nature of the continent and look forward to collaborating with each of them. We’re excited to have seen strong African inspiration and captivating proposals all around, with strong human stakes in characters and stories that go straight to the heart,” concludes Suveg.

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JRhyma’s New Album “Faith” Will Be Released On July 30th.

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To have complete confidence or trust in something is to define one’s FAITH. 

FAITH is the new album from JRhyma, a commercial dance-hall afrobeat reggae artist who is combining his influence with his personality, putting his twist on his music passion and preference. 

JRhyma is a multi-talented songwriter, producer, and music director born in Obalende Lagos Nigeria on June 9th, 1985; he is a West African, Nigerian artist and a native of the Edo state of Essan.

Aspirational musicianship pleases JRhyma, gives him hope, and provides benefits for his mental health and the well-being of others when entertaining audiences.

JRhyma’s musical influences include Timaya, 2Face, Wizkid, Davido, and DonJazzy; he has carved his niche singing for the past 20 years during which time he collected various awards including the best male artist of the year award.

JRhyma decided to further his education and pursue his music career, he relocated to the United States of America to achieve his dream in 2009. 

FAITH is JRhyma’s exclusive album release since his 2017 NEXT-LEVEL, he has also worked with SKALE producing the video for TINA which has tallied 5.9k views on YouTube and counting.

JRhyma’s 2017 concert at Minnesota’s Skyway Theatre where he shared the stage with Yemi Alade while participating at the IGBO Festival is his most notable performance to date. JRhyma’s next performance will be at the African Entertainment Award Show in New York City. 

JRhyma is the owner of Money In Da Bank Entertainment. 

Arriving July 30th, 2021 on all popular streaming platforms, Money In Da Bank Entertainment presents FAITH by JRhyma.

Discover FAITH by JRhyma:

https://jrhyma.wixsite.com/jrhyma

https://www.instagram.com/jrhyma/

https://audiomack.com/jrhyma

http://www.tiktok.com/@jrhymababa

https://triller.co/@jrhyma

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdljWM2q2a1mvf8KFdGpH1Q

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YAA PONO SET TO RELEASE A NEW PROJECT IN JULY

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After releasing Thug diaries late last year, the Uptown energy frontman Yaa Pono is said to release another album next month .

The Ghanaian rapper titles this one “sovran” a project of nine songs and it’s anticipated to make statement for the rapper .

Starbuzz Tv promise to bring y’all Details of the album with respect to release and a lot more . Just stay with us .

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Toni Amani Releases New Music “Do For You”

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Toni Amani is a rising Afrobeat artist, Ghanaian by Nationality but born and raised in the United States. His love for music started at very tender age with a lot of guidance and support from his parents.

Tony Amani – Do For You Cover Art

His latest single “Do For You” is a chill Afrobeat song where Tony affirms his affection for his baby girl and assures her he will go all out and do anything for her just like she does for him. The song was produced by The late Dokta Frabz.

This dance music will be peoples favorite just like Davido’s IF song.

Toni Amani’s career has always been inspired by Tekno, Davido and Kidi.

Stream “Do For You” Here: https://starbuzzmusic.lnk.to/DoForYou

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