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Kanye West Announces 2020 Presidential Run

Kanye West, the entertainment mogul who urges listeners in one song to “reach for the stars, so if you fall, you land on a cloud,” claimed Saturday he is challenging Donald Trump for the US presidency in 2020. “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our...

Veteran Musician, Charly Boy, Speaks On His 9 Children, 16 Grandchildren As He Clocks 70

Veteran musician, songwriter and showbiz maestro, Charles Oputa (Charly Boy), who is also popularly called Area Fada, on Friday, clocked 70 years on earth and also gave an insight on his nine children, 16 grandchildren and how he made the breakthrough in life. Charly Boy, who is the son of late renowned jurist, Justice Chukwudifu...

British Rapper Stormzy Pledges £10 million For Black Empowerment

British rapper Stormzy has pledged to donate £10 million over ten years to fight racial inequality and black empowerment. The money will go to UK organisations, charities, and movements fighting for black justice. “The uncomfortable truth that our country fails to recognise and admit is that black people in the UK have been at a constant...

Simi, Adekunle Gold Welcome Baby Girl

Nigerian celebrity couple, Simi and Adekunle Gold have welcomed their first child. Simi confirmed the news on her Instagram verified page. The ‘Duduke’ singer shared a picture of her husband, Adekunle gold holding the new baby. Alongside the picture, she wrote: “Adejare, It’s like free-falling – this unending, soul snatching, infinite, mind-boggling love. “Deja, my baby girl, I...

There Are Attempts To Silence My Rape Case Against Fatoyinbo — Busola Dakolo

The wife of popular musician Timi Dakolo who accused the senior pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, of rape has said there is “pressure to bury” her case against the preacher. Busola Dakolo, in a statement on Instagram Thursday, said the Ministry of Justice has been silent since the case was referred...

Davido, Other Celebrities Pledge Support For Cynthia Morgan’s Comeback

Nigerian celebrities including hip hop star, Davido on Sunday pledged support for the embattled queen of dancehall, Cynthia Morgan. Cynthia Morgan had earlier in an Instagram live video with Sandra Ogbebor bared it all on how she has been struggling with her music career. She revealed how her relationship with her former music label Northside Entertainment...

French Screen Legend Michel Piccoli Dies At 94

Michel Piccoli, one of the most original and versatile French actors of the last half-century, has died aged 94, his family said Monday. He died “in the arms of his wife Ludivine and his children Inord and Missia after a stroke”, the family told AFP. Piccoli starred in a string of classics which redefined world cinema,...

Yul Edochie Decries ‘Drop’ In Quality Of Nollywood Movies

Ace Nigerian actor, Yul Edochie, on Monday decried what he called the “drop” in the quality of Nollywood movies. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the thespian shared his thoughts in series of posts on his Twitter handle. He said there was a need for seasoned actors to help revive the quality of Nollywood movies...

Bryan Adams Apologises For Instagram Outburst

Canadian singer and songwriter Bryan Adams on Tuesday apologised for his outburst on Instagram in which he blamed some “… bat eating, wet market animal selling, virus making greedy bastards” for the outbreak of coronavirus The music star had been billed to kick off the first of a three-day gig at the Royal Albert Hall...

Tributes Pour In As British-Nigerian Rapper ‘TY’ Ben Chijioke Dies Of COVID-19

British rapper Ty, who was nominated for the prestigious Mercury music prize, has died after contracting coronavirus, according to a fundraising page set up to support him. Stars including Roots Manuva paid tribute to the 47-year-old Londoner, real name Ben Chijioke, who died on Thursday. Ty released his debut album “Awkward” in 2001, the first of...

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