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From Hollywood to Nollywood, get a front row seat to the biggest entertainment stories in the world. Join host Jackson Mvunganyi on the Red Carpet for a fast-paced, engaging entertainment show featuring the latest in pop-culture, fashion, sports, film and television.

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    • TV & Film

From Hollywood to Nollywood, get a front row seat to the biggest entertainment stories in the world. Join host Jackson Mvunganyi on the Red Carpet for a fast-paced, engaging entertainment show featuring the latest in pop-culture, fashion, sports, film and television.

    • video
    RED CARPET — 256| VOA Sits Down with Kidi, Nollywood Movies Make Box Office History and More - April 12, 2024

    RED CARPET — 256| VOA Sits Down with Kidi, Nollywood Movies Make Box Office History and More - April 12, 2024

    On this week’s edition of Red Carpet, host Jackson Mvunganyi sits down with Ghanaian Afrobeats star, Kidi. They discuss his musical influences and some of his billboard charting songs, including “Touch It,” and “Blessed.”

    Plus, VOA’s Timothy Obiezu files a report from Abuja, Nigeria, which delves into the West African nation’s film industry, popularly known as “Nollywood.”

    This and other entertainment-related updates on today’s Red Carpet!

    • 15 min
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    RED CARPET – 255 | VOA Sits Down with Black Sherif, Beyonce Breaks Streaming Records - April 05, 2024

    RED CARPET – 255 | VOA Sits Down with Black Sherif, Beyonce Breaks Streaming Records - April 05, 2024

    On this week’s edition of Red Carpet, host Jackson Mvunganyi sits down with Ghanaian multi-award-winning musician Black Sherif. They discuss his musical influences, the state of music in his nation and more.

    Plus, Beyonce’s country album has broken streaming records.

    All this and more entertainment related updates on today’s Red Carpet!

    • 14 min
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    RED CARPET — 254 | Nollywood Producer Discusses ‘Over the Bridge’ Movie, Mozambican Designer Takes Her Brand Global and More - March 29, 2024

    RED CARPET — 254 | Nollywood Producer Discusses ‘Over the Bridge’ Movie, Mozambican Designer Takes Her Brand Global and More - March 29, 2024

    On this week’s edition of Red Carpet, we hear from Tosin Otudeko, a Nollywood screenwriter and producer who discussed her new movie titled “Over the Bridge.” Plus, Mozambican fashion designer Shaazia Adam joins the show to highlight how she took her brand to the global market.

    This and more entertainment-related updates on this week’s Red Carpet.

    • 14 min
    • video
    RED CARPET — 253 | Bobi Wine Talks Oscar Nomination, Uganda Politics; Stonebwoy Headlines Rolling Cocoa, and More - March 22, 2024

    RED CARPET — 253 | Bobi Wine Talks Oscar Nomination, Uganda Politics; Stonebwoy Headlines Rolling Cocoa, and More - March 22, 2024

    On this week’s edition of Red Carpet, we speak with multi-award-winning Ugandan musician and opposition leader Bobi Wine about his Oscar-nominated film titled “The People’s President.”

    Plus, host Jackson Mvunganyi sits down with Ghanaian reggae dancehall sensation Stonebwoy who recently was in Washington to perform at the Rolling Cocoa Festival, an event focused on showing art and culture from the West African nation.

    This and more entertainment-related updates on this week’s Red Carpet!

    • 14 min
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    RED CARPET - 252| South Africa Hosts 2024 BAL; Chefs Trade Culinary Skills; Oscar Winners, and more... - March 15, 2024

    RED CARPET - 252| South Africa Hosts 2024 BAL; Chefs Trade Culinary Skills; Oscar Winners, and more... - March 15, 2024

    On this week's episode of Red Carpert, 2024 Basketball Africa League kicks off its fourth season in Pretoria, South Africa. Oppenheimer wins big at the Oscars. We check out the D.C. Embassy Chef Challenge—a fun and friendly competition where 23 chefs prepared cuisines from their countries. competition where 23 chefs prepared cuisines from their countries. And for women’s history month we pay tribute the life and legacy of Cape Verdean singer, Cesária Évora.

    • 14 min
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    RED CARPET — 250| French-Senegalese Filmmaker Makes Berlin Film Festival History, VOA Profiles Maya Angelou and More - March 01, 2024

    RED CARPET — 250| French-Senegalese Filmmaker Makes Berlin Film Festival History, VOA Profiles Maya Angelou and More - March 01, 2024

    On this week’s episode of Red Carpet, we spotlight the work of Mati Diop, a French-Senegalese filmmaker who made history at the Berlin Film Festival. And, in our segment where we commemorate Black History Month, we focus on the legacy of Maya Angelou, an award-winning writer and poet.

    This and more entertainment updates on this week’s Red Carpet!

    • 14 min

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