Ngozi Omambala MD LOUDNPROUDLIVE (middle)

Ngozi Omambala MD LOUDNPROUDLIVE (middle)

LoudNProud created in 1996 during my tenure as Senior Marketing and Promotions Manager affiliated to Pride Magazine, the United Kingdom’s highest selling magazine, Glossy. LoudNProud went independent as Event production / Marketing & Promotions company.

NmO Mangement: Artist & Event management

LoudNProud  

PROFILE AND CREDENTIALS : -

  •  Beverley Knight MBE performed an exclusive LoudNProud show and, subsequently won three MOBO Awards.
  • Album launch of Multi-Platinum and multi Grammy Award winners OUTKAST album Stankonia (Best Album 2002 Grammy Awards) (Arista/BMG) with the release of ‘Ms Jackson’, which shot straight to the No2 slot on the UK national charts.
  • November 2001 Album Launch

Angie Stone’s sophomore album ‘Mahogany Soul’ (J Records/BMG Entertainment)

LoudNProud + MTV:Trevor Nelson partnership deal:

  •  (Radio One FM/MTV) launch ‘Back In The Day’, a monthly club night that pays homage to the Old School sounds of the 70’s and 80’s.
  • Back In The Day “the hippest Old school night around” Time-Out

Hosted by, Trevor Nelson (Radio 1/MTV’s The Lick)

  • Back In The Day’ celebrity attendees:

US Basketball legend, Michael Jordan, Lennox Lewis (Boxing), Rio Ferdinand (Captain Manchester United), Thierry Henry (Barcelona), Spice Girls: Mel C, Emma Bunton (Baby Spice) and Mel B (AKA SCARY Spice), TQ, LucyPearl, Raphael Saadiq & Ali Shaheed Muhammad).

The Official MOBO After Party Oct 2001

LoudNProud event: ‘OPIUM’ in Mayfair:

Attendees: Emma Bunton (Spice Girls), Soul2Soul, The Honeyz, Mis Teeq. 

  •  Alicia Keys

LoudNProud’s ‘OPIUM’ exclusively hosted :

Muilti-platinum 2002 Grammy Award winner ALICIA KEYS:The After-party.

Singing sensation Alicia Keys US no1 debut album’ Songs In A Minor.

  • Whitney Houston

2002 album launch: Whitney Houston ‘Love Songs ‘

Hosted by, LoudNProud in association with Arista Records and

BMG Entertainment.

  • Jill Scott

LoudNProud event in association with SonyBMG & The Voice Publication.

Grammy award winner Jill Scott’s Album launch:’ Beautifully Human’ Vol 1

 LOUDNPROUD INTERNATIONAL:

 ECOFEST 2003 Arts and Cultural festival

Venue :  Grand Hotel Asaba Delta State, Nigeria.

LoudNProud brought to Nigeria from the USA, multi-platinum artist Mark Morrison who performed at the Festival. ECOfest 2002 was attended by the late wife of the President of Nigeria, Her Excellency First lady Chief Mrs Stella Obasanjo who hosted the event in collaboration with the first Ladies of the Ivory Coast, Gambia, Senegal and Ghana.

 Marketing and Promotions Director:

  • Kanu Heart Foundation: 2003: LoudNProud managed and produced the event : -

 

  • Kanu Heart Foundation 1st Anniversary Awards at London Hilton Metropole – charity fundraiser for children in Africa with heart diseases.

LoudNProud in collaboration with the Foundation Patron Nigerian international Kanu Nwankwo, staged a very successfully event which raised tens of thousands of pounds to build a specialist heart hospital in Africa to cure sick children. In attendance:

Arsene Wenger (Arsenal Manager), Ashley Cole, Sol Campbell, Patrick Vieira, Ljungberg.

This LoudNProud event captured worlds of sport fashion music & entertainment under one roof in support of the Foundation with the current Miss World (Miss Nigeria) who attended, lending her support to the Foundation.

Kanu Heart Foundation Charity Football match: Reebox Stadium

Africa (Manager: Kanu) Kanu vs Rest the of World (Manager John Barnes). Raised over £100,000.  LoudNProud was instrumental in negotiating a TV deal through Eurosport which was transmitted live globally.

NmO Management 2001-2003

  •  CHEROKEE Project
  •  European management for Multi-Grammy Award       winning Artist Brian McKnight:
  • Project Multi platinum selling album ‘Back At One’ (see album for personal label credit)
  • Record company liaison (Motown).
  • Organisation and artist liaison:
  • Management and co-ordination of Laureas Sports Awards: Monaco
  • (Monte Carlo). Brian performed alongside U2 for the prestigious event hosted by Prince Albert of Monaco. Attended by Sir Alex Ferguson (Manager: Manchester United), with host  Oscar winner & actress Ashley Judd

LoudNProud

A formidable Public Relations company making media waves globally. It has changed the face of public relations in the media led arena of music and entertainment, as well as in the arts and crafts spheres internationally. Connecting Urban/African/Afro Caribbean niche market to mass mainstream by creating awareness and exposure.

‘Are You My Type Blood’ Campaign – 2005

Conceptualisation and management of a National Campaign in the UK designed to encourage people from ethnic communities to donate blood. The conceptualisation and execution of a Sexy campaign with stylish images of celebrities used in a nationwide billboard campaign, publications press campaign to get the message across.

Celebrity endorsements/ Campaign leaders:

Trevor Nelson, June Sarpong MBE, Preeya Kalidas (Joseph actress), Gina Yashere, Michelle Gayle. Celebrity To date, campaign images are still being in various Magazine glossy publications globally.

COJA 2003

Production Management COJA music festival: Abuja. Artists: including US artist Eve, Tony Tetula

ASPIRE Magazine 2003-2006

Entertainment Editor: celebrity Interviews, music reviews, commissioning features, International reporter for BET Awards Kodak Centre (LA)

November 2006 AfricaJam Festival: Organised and hosted a 3 day African Festival Hilton Hotel Kingston Jamaica. Segments: Music, fashion, arts & culture and Business.

The event was supported by the Jamaican government and endorsed by :

1.      The Minister of Culture and Tourism

2.      The Entertainment Minister, Asamba

3.     The Nigeria Ambassador to Jamaica Her Excellency Chief Mrs Akintola.

February 2007 AfricaJam Fest UK

3 day festival held at the Coronet Theatre. Booking Tony Matterhorn(Duty wine)

September 2007 MOBO Awards:

LoudNProud managed and took care of all the logistical arrangements to bring West Africa Idols winner Timmi & runner up Omawumi, to London to attend the MOBO awards courtesy of Celtel Communications.

March 2008 MTNXTRA COOL TOUR: 2 FACE & FRIENDS:

6 cities across Nigeria: Benin, Ibadan, Lagos, Enugu, Kaduna and Abuja. International TALENT BOOKER: US Artist Marques Houston (Abuja leg). UK sensation Nathan (Lagos Leg)

 LoudNProud is now firmly established within the Africa entertainment industry. LoudNProudLive Series is a live music (all genres) platform with a central focus on the promotion of female representation in the African Music industry.

2004 St Lucia Jazz Festival PR consultancy:

Channel 4 coverage and promotion.

Secured TV coverage from Channel 4’s morning T4 show with presenter June Sarpong watched by millions of viewers.

St Lucia Festival where LoudNProud secured editorial coverage for publications with Boyz 2Men and Mekhi Phifer star of ‘8 Mile’ with Eminen and hit show ‘ER’.

The American Magazine Honey (circulation 350,000) published LoudNProud feature on entertainment/music in Europe.

Summary profile:

LoudNProud / NmO Management have been in the hub of music industry for over a decade. Responsible for the Event management,  Club promotions, artist management Marketing and PR for some of the household names in the international music industry :

 

Festivals

Africa Jam Fest Kingston, Jamaica (3day festival)

Africa Jam Fest London

Album launch events (United Kingdom)

Usher

Alicia Keys

Angie Stone

Whitney Houston (single launch)

Brian McKnight: Back AT ONE (Credits on Album sleeve)

 

2Face MTN Tour (Nigeria)

Secured international bookings

Marques Houston

Nathan

Publishing:

Entertainment Editorial: Glossy ASPIRE Magazine

 

LONDON LIAISON&CHAPERON: WEST AFRICAN IDOL WINNER ‘TIMMI DAKOLO’ & RUNNER UP ‘OMAWUMI’ FOR MOBO AWARDS – LONDON 2007

Ngozi Omambala: Marketing representative for MTV BASE (AFRICA)  Nigeria 2008-2009

  • MTV Africa Music Awards:  MAMA 2008(Abuja)
  • (sold out :5000 ppl): Kelly Rowland, ASA, DBANJ
  •  MTV/ZainAdvancedWarning TV -MARKETING
  • Sony Ericcson Player – MARKETING
  •  MTV/ Shell Making the Video: PRODUCTION/MARKETING

NMO MANAGEMENT/LOUDNPROUDLIVE

 Client ROSTA:

NNEKA: WINNER MOBO AWARD 2008

WINNER OF NIGERIA ENTERTAINMENT AWARD 2011

STARCOMMS AMBASSADOR

TOOLZ: ON AIR PRESENTER BEATFM

WINNER FAB Mag. ON AIR PRESENTER OF THE YEAR 2011

CO-HOST WITH BANKY W FASHION MEETS RUNWAY EKO HOTEL

CO-HOST PSQUARE THE INVASION EKO HOTEL

HOST CHANNEL O AWARDS 2011 NOMINATIONS EVENT

HOST HENNESSY ARTISTRY VIDEO LAUNCH EVENT 2011 WITH BANKY W TIWA SAVAGE & ELDEE

FORD FOCUS CHALLENGE TEAM LEADER:WHITE TEAM

FRONT COVER PERSONALITY THIS DAY STYLE & COMPLETE FASHION (CURRENT ISSUES)

KAREN IGHO: FIRST FEMALE BIG BROTHER WINNER PRIZE: $200,000

 LES NUBIANS: (GRAMMY AWARD NOMINEES) MANAGEMENT FOR AFRICAN CONTINENT

KAS BEATS: BROKE HIT SINGLES: FIMILE & WIND FOR ME

GODWON:MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT OF THE ARTIST TO ALBUM

MARIA OKANRENDE ‘ THE BEAT’ 99.9FM ON AIR PRESENTER

MISI MOLU: OAP & HOST OF NIGERIAN IDOL (2012)

ENZO: CHOCOLATE CITY ARTIST

HAKEEM ROZE: CANADIAN NIGERIAN ARTIST

 

LOUDNPROUDLIVE Series: Commenced in January 2012 now into its 2ND YEAR  (monthly) Edition having hosted LIVE performances: NNEKA, TIWA SAVAGE, OMAWUMI, WAJE, EVA, EFYA (GHANA), GRAMMY NOMINEES: LES NUBIANS, YEKA ONKA (NIGERIAN IDOLS 2011 WINNER), YINKA DAVIS, YEMI ALADE, GOLDIE (RIP), JUSTINA ‘OMO2SEXY’& MORE…

 

MEDIA PARTNERS TV: CHANNEL O, MTV BASE, SOUND CITY TV, TRACE URBAN, BET, SILVERBIRD GROUP,

PUBLICATIONS SUPPORT: COMPLETE FASHION, EXQUISITE MAGAZINE, TW:TODAYS WOMAN, GENEVIEVE MAGAZINE, THIS DAY STYLE MAGAZINE, THE GUARDIAN (COLOUR SUPPLEMENT -SUNDAY), PUNCH (SPICE).

 

SUMMARY

My comprehensive experience and client network within the music and entertainment industry has played a fundamental role & will continue to assist in the continued fast growth of the Nigerian/African entertainment industry. All eyes are on Africa especially Nigeria….

Kind regards

 

Ngozi Omambala

MD/CEO

NMO Management Ltd.

LoudNProudLive Series

                                                     

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