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Jennifer Lopez gets 2,500th Hollywood star

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Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez was honored Thursday with the 2,500th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, joined by celebrities including Jane Fonda and watched by screaming fans.

“I really am overwhelmed,” she said at the ceremony on Tinseltown’s star-studded sidewalk, a tourist favorite. “This all feels, I don’t know, kind of surreal, but so real. It’s awesome.”

US rapper Pitbull and Nigel Lythgoe, former executive producer on “American Idol” on which Lopez was a judge, were also on hand, as well as Gregory Nava, who directed Lopez in 1997′s “Selena.”

“She should have an entire block of stars,” said Fonda, who co-starred with Lopez in “Monster-in-Law” in 2005, adding: “In my opinion, she’s only scratched the surface of what she’s capable of.”

Nava called her “the hardest worker I have ever known,” and recalled how Lopez told him: “Greg, I’m going to become the first Latina superstar. I’m going to have a number-one movie and a number-one record at the same time.”

“And I said, ‘Impossible, nobody does that.’ Yeah. Impossible for everybody but Jennifer.”

Fighting back tears, Lopez thanked the crowd, saying: “I love you, thank you so much for going on this journey with me.

“This landmark moment inspires me to work harder and dream bigger for all that is the future. I hope you feel as I do that it was all worth it, and I hope that I have touched your hearts even in a small way.”

Known to her fans as J.Lo, Lopez made her leading lady movie debut in “Selena,” in 1997 — for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe — and went on to become a Grammy-nominated singer.

Her first studio album, “On the 6,” was released in 1999. She is soon to release her 10th album, possibly in November, according to media reports.

Lopez quit ratings-challenged “American Idol” last year, following fellow judge Steven Tyler out the door, although there have been rumors recently that she might return to the TV talent show.

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Video: You are a legend in this game, Rude Boy tells Chameleone

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Chameleone has once again got praise for his 20 year old legancy as a star singer on the continent and worldwide. Chameleone hosted Nigerian singer Rude Boy who is currently in Uganda for his show on Friday and in exchange of salutations the Nigerian singer reminded Chameleone how legendary he was in the music game.

Chameleone gifted Rude Boy with the Ugandan flag as treaty to unity amongst artistes. “I will wave this flag as I perform Nakudata in tribute to the late Radio” Rude Boy said.

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Rema announces change in concert venue

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With Valentines around the corner, couples are looking out for shows and concerts to celebrate the lover’s day together and Rema’s concert being one of the most sought out, KT events are already looking at a sold out concert and have reconsidered the venue.

Rema took to her social media late last evening to announce the shift in venue to fans and guests who will be attending the show.

“Attention ladies and gentlemen. Due to demand, love and support from you my friends, Nile Hall can’t accomodate us all (efunze) so I have shifted my concert to Hotel Africana, People’s Space…..see you soon my loves,” the songbird posted.

She went on to add that this will be a much more ideal location as it will have bigger space with a gigantic tent to accommodate every one of her guests.

The queen of love ballads also promised fans a magical night through a post she shared online declaring that she has “Valentines sorted” for all her fans and they should look no further.

The love-attributed concert will have the star share the stage with other artists she has worked with like B2C, Ykee Benda and Chris Evans among others.

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Black Roots Unlimited to put up a Reggae Special showcase on Valentine’s Day

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Black Roots Unlimited, who are arguably the biggest and most sought-after jazz and reggae band in the country, will be gracing Guvnor’s Ciroc Pop Night on Valentine’s Day this Friday.

Band leader Tshaka Mayanja is set to perform live at the popular event along with his band members featuring Aloysius Migadde, Samuel Bisaso, Nehemiah Kasika, Yanzi, Lisa, Tonya Michelle Ahenda and Julius Sese.

The musical night will have the band perform live classic soul and R&B music, the perfect touch for those looking to celebrate love on the lover’s day with a twist that will see a couple of band members trade their instruments for a chance at mixing and serving cocktails for revellers during the fun love-themed night.

The band will perform classic duets, solos and soothing jazz music including “Lovers Rock”, “Mund’omwo”, “No one’s gonna love you” and many more that are sure to thrill reggae music lovers.

Spin doctors Selector Jay, DJ Bryan, DJ Dash, and Baby Luv will follow with mixes throughout the night to keep the revellers on their feet till morning.

Black Roots Unlimited boasts of a foundation of reggae music including blends of jazz, funk, soul and afro-pop. It will be the perfect getaway to wrap up the lover’s date night at the popular hangout.

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Bebe Cool, Chameleone face off amidst rift

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With the recent jibes between Bebe Cool and Chameleone, two of Uganda’s top singers, the pair is set to share stage tomorrow at Lugogo Cricket Oval. While their fans would imagine the two singers not coming face to face, they will be doing that sooner than they expected.

Both Chameleone and Bebe Cool have confirmed performing at the Alex Muhangi show that will be headlined by Nigerian singer Rude Boy.

Here is confirmation that both Bebe Cool and Chameleone will perform at the same show

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