11yr old British Boy of African Descent Becomes Country’s Youngest Ever Orchestra Conductor

11- year-old, Matthew Smith became Britain’s youngest ever orchestra conductor. He led a 75-strong orchestra through a faultless rendition of the overture to Johann Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus. The Legend in making conducted the nine-minute piece entirely from memory and wasn’t fazed by the 1,300 crowd at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham. His mum, Beverlyn Riley, 40, was all smiles as she watched her son.


His genius was unlocked four years ago when he saw two violinists performing at the Pentecostal church he attends with his mother and told her that he wanted to be ‘just like them’. Mrs Riley who works as a catering assistant at Nottingham High School, approached the school’s senior string teacher Derek Williams who set Matthew up with an old violin.

Instinctively, Matthew placed his fingers in the correct place on the instrument and a star was born. Mr Williams said that Matthew had ‘music coming out of his pores’. He said the boy had ‘an inherent natural ability the like of which I have not seen for 30 years’.

Mrs Riley, who is divorced from Matthew’s father Cordova Smith and has since remarried, said that she had no idea where Matthew gets his musical ability from, although his father does play the saxophone.

She added: ‘I’m so proud of what Matthew has done.’



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Auditions Begin for The Voice Nigeria Season 2 in Abuja,Enugu, Lagos & PH

Audition is set to begin for the season 2 of the biggest talent competition on the continent, The Voice Nigeria. The audition will take place in Port Harcourt, Abuja, Enugu and Lagos. 

Interested Contestants who will love an opportunity to showcase their talent can go for the audition in different cities on these dates:

PORT HARCOURT (4th& 5th April) Viontel Hotel -Plot 96 stadium road, GRA IV, Port Harcourt ABUJA (4th& 5th April) Bolingo Hotel – Independence Avenue, Phase 2, Abuja

LAGOS (8th&9th April) Westown Hotel –7, Opebi Link Road, Ikeja ENUGU (8th& 9th April) Universal Hotel – Plot 3, Aguleri Street, Independence Layout, Enugu Auditions start 8am each day.

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Nollywood Actress, Mimi Orjiekwe Welcomes Baby girl, Narrates her Fight & Struggle DUring Childbirth

Actress Mimi Orjiekwe and her Actor husband, Charles Billion, last night welcomed their baby girl. She shared the good news with an image via her instagram handle and shared details from her natural childbirth.

She wrote:

She wrote: (Parental guide R18)..So last Sunday I didn’t get those Mother’s Day wishes gracefully.. It was still mom to be wishes .. Today is diff.. Last night I became a mum 🙈 3/4/2017 .. And that was how I agreed to ve a supernatural childbirth.. No anesthetic no epidurals..

Moms u guys didn’t tell me the real gist…. Well bodies differs right .. We completed 40 weeks and 6 days .. I wanted freedom jezz.. So I and jasmine started Trying home induction and it worked .. If u hear labor .. Hmm not all these laborers carrying cement oh.. My sister labor started and escalated .. I thought someone was uprooting my soul with dagger .. Jasmine kept fighting .. Thanks to my supermom and my LOVELY converted sister R.. They held me .. Ok I gave up..I wanted a pain relieve yeah I was seeing my shadow leaving .. Wel same time they checked my longtime only 2cm dilated cvix ..That shit broke and it was already 9cm.. Yeah was like miracle .. Didn’t finish there.. The birthing !the push !the fight !!the struggle !!!the delivery !!😩oh Lord I will buy keys for all my pants .. 👯

Jasmine says hi .. Meanwhile she’s been staring at me like mum I ve fair hands white legs fair nose , dark forehead etc .. What am I??? Oyibo or Naija,abi na Iraq !! Lol.. Me: Babe Your jus the princess of MY HEART!! We added a daughter, niece ,sister granddaughter to a family of 4 boys ..my brothers re soo xcited jaz!! WE LOVE U VERY MUCH .. Jaz :Don’t worry famz they will unveil me in few days.. Prayers on me now😜

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