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I almost peed when pythons were placed on my neck while acting – Destiny Etiko
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I almost peed when pythons were placed on my neck while acting – Destiny Etiko

Actress, Destiny Etiko, has recounted her experience carrying a python in a movie she starred in. Speaking during an Instagram Live session monitored by Saturday Beats, she said, “The movie, ‘Idemili’, gave me ‘life’. When I got the role, I was told that I would be carrying a snake. “My mother actually encouraged me to take the role. She said the snake would not harm me. I then went ahead to carry the snake. I was neither the lead nor sub-lead character in the movie though. “I only had 10 scenes in the movie but they were very significant. It is one movie I cannot forget in a hurry. The snake we used was a python and the good thing is that it is not poisonous, so it was not so difficult for me. But, I was not the only one that carried the snake in the movie. “My senior colleagu...
How The Kardashians Reacted On Social Media to The KUWTK Series Finale
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How The Kardashians Reacted On Social Media to The KUWTK Series Finale

The superstar family gets sentimental and emotional as they live-tweet the final episode of their reality series after 20 seasons on E! After watching them grow up, get married, have babies and expand their global empire way beyond that Dash store that used to actually have storylines of its own, the Kardashians have hung up their cable network stilettos for good with the series finale of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians." And right along with the fans, the family was on social media with their thoughts on the culmination of 20 seasons on the E! network. While it's by no means the end of their time on camera -- hello Hulu! -- this is the last time fans may see them for a while. While they signed what is reportedly a very lucrative deal to shift their myriad content over to Dis...
‘Abuse Me Online Say Hi When We Meet, Fake LIFE!’ – Nkechi Blessing Blasts Seyi Shay After Tiwa Savage Fight
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‘Abuse Me Online Say Hi When We Meet, Fake LIFE!’ – Nkechi Blessing Blasts Seyi Shay After Tiwa Savage Fight

Nigerian actress and movie producer, Nkechi Blessing has slammed singer Seyi Shay following her fight with Tiwa Savage. Nkechi slammed Seyi for attacking Tiwa online but then coming up to say hi when they met as if nothing was wrong. According to her, Tiwa was right to get pissed and go off on Shay. The two singers who have been beefing for years at this point made news earlier today when they clashed at a salon in Lagos. Seyi saw Tiwa and went up to say hi but that angered her. She could not fathom why someone who has been attacking her online and has blocked her would come up to her to chat as if everything was fine between them. Tiwa blasted Seyi and the video of their confrontation has gone viral.
R.Kelly’s lead lawyers request to be taken off case ahead of federal trial
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R.Kelly’s lead lawyers request to be taken off case ahead of federal trial

Two lead attorneys who have been working with R. Kelly have requested to withdraw from the case ahead of the embattled singer’s upcoming federal sex trafficking case in Brooklyn The attorneys, Steven Greenberg and Michael Leonard filed documents to withdraw, which have yet to be approved, on Monday. “Our reasons for withdrawal are significant and it is impossible, in our belief, for us to be able to continue to properly represent Mr. Kelly under the current circumstances,” Greenberg wrote to U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly. The two Chicago-based attorneys also said that they “are willing to (serve) as effective stand-by counsel” if it’s deemed necessary by the court. The request comes amid reports Greenberg and Leonard are having disagreements with the other attorneys that ar...
Meadow Walker Shares Touching Texts With Vin Diesel
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Meadow Walker Shares Touching Texts With Vin Diesel

Meadow Walker wears her dad Paul Walker's sunglasses in a selfie she sent to Vin Diesel, captioning the screenshot "20 years later..." Diesel also shared the photo of him and Paul on his own page, writing, "@meadowwalker sends me this image and tells me how happy the photo makes her feel. Naturally, one gets filled with emotion, purpose and ultimately gratitude. Eternal brotherhood is a blessing beyond words. Hope to make you proud... All love, Always."
Tanzanians launch petition to have BET disqualify singer, Diamond Platnumz from this year’s Awards
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Tanzanians launch petition to have BET disqualify singer, Diamond Platnumz from this year’s Awards

A section of Tanzanians on Twitter have launched an online petition to have singer, Diamond Platnumz disqualified from the 2021 BET Awards. The Tanzanian music star was nominated in the best international act category alongside other African heavyweights. The petitioners accused Diamond of ‘actively and publicly supporting deceased Magufuli’s regime', but remaining silent when fellow Tanzanian artists were imprisoned and abducted in 2017-2018 over video clips deemed obscene by the authorities. Over 17,000 people have signed the petition. It read; This is a call to BET Awards hosted and produced by Black Entertainment Television (BET) to disqualify Diamond Platnumz Diamond Platnumz is a world-renowned Tanzania music artist who used his popularity and his talent to whitewa...
Actress Shaleen Surtie-Richards has died
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Actress Shaleen Surtie-Richards has died

Veteran actress Shaleen Surtie-Richards has died at the age of 66, her agency confirmed on Monday morning. Details surrounding her death are sketchy at this stage. A representative from Elysian Management confirmed the news but said further details would be released after meeting with Shaleen's family. The representative added that they were in a state of shock and were still processing the news. While Shaleen was known for her decades of work in the performing arts, she qualified as a nursery school teacher and taught children before making her debut as an actress. Shaleen is best known for her role in the long-running hit M-Net series Egoli: Place of Gold as Ester “Nenna” Willemse. She also starred in hit films such as Fiela se Kind, Mama Jack, Treurgrond, and Vaseline...
BAFTA TV Awards 2021: See the full list of winners
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BAFTA TV Awards 2021: See the full list of winners

The Bafta TV Awards 2021 held on Sunday June 6, celebrating the best and brightest talent from the British TV industry from the past year. The award, which took place at London’s iconic Television Centre was hosted by Richard Ayoade, who won Best Male Comedy Performance BAFTA for The IT Crowd seven years ago. The event was kicked off by Years and Years, with lead singer Olly Alexander performing his new single Starstruck on an outdoor stage, dressed for the occasion in a stylish co-ord. It was a big night for Michaela Coel, whose BBC and HBO series I May Destroy You scooped two of the biggest prizes of the evening. Coel walked away with the best leading actress for her performance as sexual assault survivor Arabella, while I May Destroy You also scooped best mini-series, be...
Geely Nigeria Introduces High-Tech SUV – Coolray
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Geely Nigeria Introduces High-Tech SUV – Coolray

On May 27, 2021, Ex-BBNaija stars Nengi and Mercy, joined a host of celebrities like Osita Iheme (Pawpaw), Cubana Chief Priest, Emmanuel Emenike, etc. at the launch of Geely Nigeria’s high-tech and powerful SUV – The Geely Coolray. The Coolray was ushered in by hostesses with race flags, in racing style. The car is compact, sporty and powerful outside, but comfy, and loaded with tech features like a fully automatic parking assistant in the Sport Plus GF, a 10.25-inch multifunctional HD touchscreen, and more. The Coolray’s also has the exceptional power of a sport leisure ride and significant ground clearance (196mm) so you can enjoy a smooth ride on almost any road. The National Brand Manager of Mikano Motors, Ralph Haidar, took the stage to share other interesting facts on the C...
Nollywood celebrity, Chioma Akpotha, Attests To The Luxury Feel Of Royal Pillow Top Mattress By Mouka
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Nollywood celebrity, Chioma Akpotha, Attests To The Luxury Feel Of Royal Pillow Top Mattress By Mouka

Nollywood celebrity, Chioma Akpotha, gives the first-class rating to the latest product launch by Nigeria’s leading brand of mattresses, Mouka. When expressing her first impressions about the mattress, the superstar said she thought Royal Pillow Top Luxury Mattress was imported because of its super-premium look and feel. In a testimonial video, she was short of words to describe what it feels like sleeping on Royal by Mouka. According to her, waking up is difficult as she doesn’t want to leave the warm embrace of her Royal mattress. The screen-idol also said sleeping on her Royal helps her wake up energized and full of bounce. This, she says, is a far cry from her experience on her old mattress, which made her wake up tired and cranky. According to Akpotha, the Royal Pillow Top M...
iHeartRadio Music Awards 2021: The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, Taylor Swift win big; See complete list of winners
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iHeartRadio Music Awards 2021: The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, Taylor Swift win big; See complete list of winners

On Thursday night, May 27, the iHeartRadio Music Awards took place with performances from The Weeknd with Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars with Anderson .Paak, Dan + Shay and Doja Cat. Demi Lovato, Brandi Carlile and H.E.R. took the stage to honor  legendary singer, Elton John as he was given the to iHeartRadio Icon Award while an all star tribute to his greatest hits was rendered. Usher hosted this year's star-studded event, which kicked off from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The Weeknd won, Male artist of the year and song of the year with hit track 'binding lights' , while Taylor Swift won 'Best pop album'. Other winners include Dua Lipa, Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch. See the full list of winners below. Song of the Year WINNER: "Blinding Lights" - The Weeknd ...
Akothee Goes After Tanzanians Claiming Forbes Favored Her Over Diamond
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Akothee Goes After Tanzanians Claiming Forbes Favored Her Over Diamond

Madam Boss being the only East African in Forbe’s top 20 richest African musicians has made a section of Tanzanian fans angry; including musician Baba Levo. This is after they learnt that Akothee is listed above their own Diamond Platnumz. Turns out, they claim Diamond is way richer than Akothee and deserves to be on top of her in the list. This happens just days after Diamond also went against Forbe’s figures. He claimed that they had got it all wrong. He even went ahead and told them to Google him and know his net worth. His fans are now reiterating about the same to justify his riches. The president of single mothers; Akothee is now angry for being bugged about the comparison. She made it clear on her Instagram that she’s not in competition with Diamond. "Eeee hii kitu ya F...
Samuel “Spiff” Ajibola Quits his role in “The Johnson” TV Series
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Samuel “Spiff” Ajibola Quits his role in “The Johnson” TV Series

Nollywood actor, Samuel Ajibola, popularly known as Spiff has announced that he is leaving his role in "The Johnsons" TV series. Spiff made the announcement on Twitter a few hours ago. He wrote: "It's difficult to let go but it's time to officially announce on this platform as I quit my role as Spiff in The Johnsons. Thanks to everyone for your undying support and love, I couldn't have asked for more. I've got time on my hands and not much on my side, I've to move on."
Box Office: ‘F9’ Drives to Mighty $162 Million Debut Overseas
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Box Office: ‘F9’ Drives to Mighty $162 Million Debut Overseas

The latest installment in Universal’s testosterone-fueled franchise kicked off with a massive $162.4 million in eight markets, including China, Korea and Hong Kong. Those ticket sales easily mark the best start for a Hollywood blockbuster since COVID-19 hit. It’s an encouraging start to summer movie season, particularly because revenues weren’t far off from what a “Fast” movie would have generated at the box office in non-pandemic times. “Moviegoers are eager to come back to theaters when the right movie is out there,” Universal’s president of international distribution Veronika Kwan Vandenberg said. “It’s a great movie for the China market,” she adds. “It has a strong fanbase.” Of this weekend’s $162 million bounty, $135 million came from China alone. That ranks as the second...
Lil Nas X Talks SNL Wardrobe Malfunction, Proves It Wasn’t Intentional with Rehearsal Footage
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Lil Nas X Talks SNL Wardrobe Malfunction, Proves It Wasn’t Intentional with Rehearsal Footage

"I want everybody who thought it was a publicity stunt to see that," said Nas after Fallon showed the ending he'd intended for his performance. It was one of the most memorable moments of "Saturday Night Live's" epic season finale, and it was definitely not some sordid planned publicity stunt, as some baselessly speculated. Talking about the surprise wardrobe malfunction that got the world talking the moment his surprised expression turned to the camera, Lil Nas X was quick to emphasize that this was an accident during an appearance on "The Tonight Show." As proof, Fallon offered up a treat for Nas' fans, playing the rehearsal footage of what was supposed to happen after he did that "little sexy dropdown" at the stripper pole. Let's just say, as guest co-host Dave Grohl pointe...
‘Empire’ Actor Hakeem Lyon Jailed For Domestic Violence
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‘Empire’ Actor Hakeem Lyon Jailed For Domestic Violence

Hakeem Lyon, Star actor in Empire movie, has been jailed for 10 days after pleading guilty to felony aggravated assault. Hakeem Lyon, real name Bryshere Yazuan Gray was arrested on domestic violence charges for choking his wife until she passed out. In July last year, Bryshere Gray’s wife filed a case against the actor for assaulting her for several hours. Reports sighted on Metro UK says in addition to the 10 days sentence, the actor will go for a probation program for 3 years and has been ordered to pay restitution and enroll in a domestic violence offender treatment program.
Full list of winners at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards
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Full list of winners at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards took place on Sunday night, May 23, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles with 500-600 attendees following all pandemic safety protocols. The ceremony, which celebrates chart success was hosted by Nick Jonas. Producer DJ Khaled opened the show with singer-songwriter H.E.R. and rap group Migos, performing their collaboration We Going Crazy. Doja Cat and SZA were also among the early performers with their song Kiss Me More. Canadian singer, The Weeknd led the way in nominations with 16 and won seven awards, including the top male artist. The singer also won the first award handed out on the live telecast, for top Hot 100 artist. Drake, who holds the title for most Billboard Music Award wins of all time, received the Artist of the Decade Awar...
Full List Of The #SAMA27 Nominees
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Full List Of The #SAMA27 Nominees

This year will be the 27th South African Music Awards, which according to RiSA got off to a good start, receiving over 1 000 entries - the highest in Sama history so far. The nominee announcement for the 2021 edition of the prestigious music awards took place on Wednesday, 19 May, with the finalists in 15 categories being revealed during a broadcast on SABC 1. Presenters DJ Sabby, Rorisang Thandekiso, and Sphesihle Vazi hosted the nominations broadcast show which started off with the nominees for the Best Kwaito Album. Mampintsha and much-loved vocalists Reece Madlisa and Zuma bagged nominations in that category. Amapiano hitmaker Kabza De Small leads the pack with nominations for Album of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Best Amapiano Album, Duo/Group of the Year, Album of ...
American rapper Rick Ross can’t keep calm after Hamisa Mobetto posts hot sexy pix
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American rapper Rick Ross can’t keep calm after Hamisa Mobetto posts hot sexy pix

Hamisa Mobetto is hot. Yes she is and good thing about her is that she has mastered the art of using her beauty to get what she wants. So far she has several businesses on the side and rumor has it that apart from the child support she gets from her two baby daddies; her rich boyfriend Fred Vunjabei also chips in to help maintain her lifestyle. Now that she is living the life, Hamisa Mobetto has started to glow more and we are not the only ones who have noticed this! American rapper Rick Ross proved this by leaving emoji comments on Hamisa Mobetto’s new post. As seen on the post shared by Ms Mobetto – seems like the thick thighs she put on display could not go unnoticed by the rapper. As expected the socialite pinned the comment on the post, and yes…bongo fans joined in ...
Eric Omondi Set To Make Comeback With Wife Material Season 2
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Eric Omondi Set To Make Comeback With Wife Material Season 2

Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi has announced he’s now ready to proceed with his wife material show, Season 2. Omondi had previously been banned from proceeding with his show due to explicit and un-authorized content. The allegations saw him and some of the participants arrested. The contestants had to go back to their respective countries and the show withheld. Eric has been talking about premiering the show a couple of times; always giving a reason for procrastinating the show. However, this time he seems to be serious about the comeback. "THIS SATURDAY AT WASAFI LOUNGE KIAMBU ROAD!!! THE OFFICIAL WELCOMING PARTY of #WifeMaterial2 Contestants. Come meet and Greet your favourite Contestant!!! LET THE GAMES BEGIN!!!” DAR ES SALAAM INCOMING!!! Coming to get my baby’s❤, Wife Materia...
Bonang Matheba Takes Legal Action Against Youtuber
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Bonang Matheba Takes Legal Action Against Youtuber

South African radio and TV personality Bonang Matheba is standing up for herself and making an example out of Youtuber Rea Gopane. Queen B's name has been dragged through the mud several times and this time she is spitting fire with a lawsuit from her lawyers. Rea Gopane is a Youtuber who is one half of 'The Rea and Black Step Podcast' and on the 9th of May he made defaming accusations about AKA and Bonang on the channel. Rea mentioned, during their conversation about AKA and his late fiance Anele 'Nelli' Tembe, that TV and radio host Siyabonga 'Scoop' Ngwekazi had told them that AKA is on cocaine and he was introduced to the drugs by Bonang Matheba. With Nelli's father, Moses Tembe, having mentioned drugs and alcohol as some of the contributing factors to her death during her...
Moonchild Proposes To Girlfriend Gontse More
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Moonchild Proposes To Girlfriend Gontse More

Boo Beams, as musician Moonchild Sanelly affectionately calls her fans, will be happy to know that the artist is going to tie the knot soon. The Gqom' hitmaker and reality TV star is set to show her proposal to girlfriend, Gontse More, on her reality show Moonchild Sanelly Woza tonight on MTV at 9.30pm. With the first season of her show coming to an end, her fans got a front-row seat into her life and got to experience the business side of her music as well as her fashion interests. She also gave them a glimpse into her relationship with her girlfriend. "We met at the Durban July in KZN and hung out. I got her to sit on my lap and we started chatting. decided we were in a relationship the moment she sat on my lap," Daily Sun quoted her as saying. Although Moonchild hasn't b...
Trevor Noah and his bae Minka Kelly have split
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Trevor Noah and his bae Minka Kelly have split

Eight months after news of their romance first hit the headlines, SA comedian Trevor Noah and his bae Minka Kelly have reportedly called it quits. The Daily Show host and Minka were romantically linked in September last year when an E! News source claimed the pair had been dating for “several months” and had been living together in New York for a while. However, several reports over the weekend claim the couple have broken up, with an Entertainment Tonight source claiming “their work commitments and careers are very different and they both felt like they should take time apart”. Minka is known for her role in the hit drama series Saturday Night Lights and in Parenthood, Charlie’s Angels and Almost Human. The couple were reportedly set to move in together when Trevor bought a ...
Creative Practioners Applaud the introduction of the unique KeduTV Streaming Service
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Creative Practioners Applaud the introduction of the unique KeduTV Streaming Service

Lovers of quality television entertainment are in for exciting moments of their lives as KeduTV streaming service was introduced to a select group of top industry practitioners,  stakeholders, celebrities and others at a meet and greet dinner party at the exotic Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos on Sunday . At the interactive event,  CEO of KeduTV,  Mayor Lucky Igbokwe (Don Lulu) said that the streaming service was his contribution to further the growth of an Afro centric entertainment to the world, purposely designed to benefit all stakeholders in the creative industry. He said,  KeduTV will meet and surpass the aspirations of content producers and users, while remaining different and pocket friendly from other services on offer. In his own words, KeduTV is for u...
DJ Khaled Cries Over Seeing His Album As No.1 On the Billboard Chart
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DJ Khaled Cries Over Seeing His Album As No.1 On the Billboard Chart

DJ Khaled scored his third number one album on the famous Billboard Hot200 Album chart in his career as a musician with his self titled and twelfth studio album which was released just a couple of days ago. The 14-track album was released on April 30 by three renowned record labels, his self-owned label ‘We The Best’, Jay-Z’s ‘Roc Nation’ and Epic Records owned by Sony Music Entertainment and sold about 94,000 equivalent album units in its first week according to reports. It features a wild range of superstars artists like Jay-Z, Nas, Puff Diddy, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Jeremih, Lil Baby, Lil Durk, Cardi B, H.E.R., Migos, Post Malone, Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby, Justin Bieber, 21 Savage, Bryson Tiller, Roddy Ricch, Drake, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Big Sean, James Fauntleroy, Justin ...
Burna Boy’s Kilometre Debuts On Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart
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Burna Boy’s Kilometre Debuts On Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart

Nigerian artist, Grammy award-winning artist, and African Giant Burna Boy has his achievements backing up his music career each day. It would be recalled that Burna Boy released a new track weeks after he won a grammy award. Burna Boy made Nigeria and Africa proud after he won the Best Global music with his Album “Twice As Tall” a few weeks ago. A few weeks after his award, he released his new track titled “Kilometre”. The song which was produced by chopstix has now debuted at 14 on Billboard’s digital song sales chart. This is the 9th solo project on the worldwide chart which makes him the highest for Nigerian music alongside popular artist Davido. The World Digital Song Sales chart is a weekly record chart compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and published by Billboard magazine. Mo...
This Is The Lowest Level Ever For Clout Chasing – OAP Toolz Reacts To Yomi Fabiyi’s Protest
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This Is The Lowest Level Ever For Clout Chasing – OAP Toolz Reacts To Yomi Fabiyi’s Protest

OAP Toolz has criticized Yoruba actor Yomi Fabiyi over his protest against Iyabo Ojo and comedienne Princess for Baba Ijesha. Yomi Fabiyi ever since this alleged molestation case popped up has been defending Baba Ijesha even to the extent of calling for the arrest of those who set him up to get evidence against him for molesting a child when she was 7yrs. Yomi Fabiyi is set to lead a protest tomorrow for the police to give Baba Ijesha the chance to get a bailout of the police custody saying it’s against the law to hold someone in police custody for over 24hrs without any bail. OAP Toolz reacting to that slammed Yomi Fabiyi saying his approach and determination of defending a pedophile is the lowest form of clout chasing as she never imagined someone will stage a protest to defen...
Davido Appreciates Naeto C For Supporting Him When He Was A Newbie
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Davido Appreciates Naeto C For Supporting Him When He Was A Newbie

Davido is celebrating ten years since he burst onto the music scene like a breath of fresh air and took the industry by storm. The Afrobeat specialist and songwriter has duly acknowledged all artistes and other people who contributed, directly and indirectly, to shape him during his formative period. In a new Twitter post, Davido thanked Hiphop artiste, Naeto C for giving him a killer verse on their collabo back in 2011. Davido’s debut single in the music industry, ‘Back When’ which he released a decade ago featured Naeto C. While celebrating his 10th year in the Nigerian entertainment scene, the DMW boss took to his Twitter account to show appreciation to him for agreeing to hit the studios with him. ”Thanks for the verse big bro @NaetoC , all the shows and support, will n...
Harmonize’s ex girlfriend Wolper Stylish welcomes bouncing baby boy
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Harmonize’s ex girlfriend Wolper Stylish welcomes bouncing baby boy

Word making rounds on most Bongo news Outlets is that Wolper Stylish and new boyfriend, Rich Mitindo have a bouncing baby boy! The two love birds apparently hid their pregnancy for the past 9 months; and now that the baby boy had been brought to the world – they can freely share photos from the baby bump shoot. Gossip Monger Juma Lokole who is good friends with Wolper Stylish; Harmonizes ex girlfriend has announced that the Wolper’s baby boy looks everything like his dad, Rich Mitindo. Through his IG page, Juma Lokole wrote; 'TUNA MTOTO WA KIUME JAMANIIIIII …… wambea mmezodoka mnajua leo tumbo 😂😂😂😂😂😂 ila nimejilaza kweli kusema hu umbea 😂😂😂😂😂 ….!!! Alhamdulillah tuna baby boy ….. kafanana na baba yake kabisaaaaa NO DNA …….!! 🤍Kijana RICH ana shabaha bwana …….' Translation: ...
Nigerian Afro-Pop Star, Beema Signs New Record Deal With May Nine9 Records
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Nigerian Afro-Pop Star, Beema Signs New Record Deal With May Nine9 Records

Nigerian Afro-Pop recording artist, singer and songwriter, Ayotunde Samuel Efuwape also known as Beema has just signed a juicy record deal with newly launched label, May Nine9 Records owned by serial entrepreneur, Mr Tunde Somotun. Beema, who hails from Sagamu, Ogun State has over the years horned his skills as a super talented underground artist before gaining recognition in his hood and in his campus. The artist holds a degree in Mass Communication as well as a National Diploma from Lagos State Polytechnic (Laspotech). He was a well known musician in his university and headlined every major show on campus. In 2015, he was awarded the Best Campus Artiste during his National Diploma program at Lagos State Polytechnic (Laspotech). In his own words, ‘it’s all God’s engineeri...
Nigerian tweeps celebrate Mavin Records at 9
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Nigerian tweeps celebrate Mavin Records at 9

Nigerians have taken to Twitter to celebrate Mavin Records, as the popular record label clocks nine years in the music industry. Mavin Record Boss, Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy, announced on Twitter that the record label was nine years old as he shared a video that depicts the growth of Mavin Records. Alongside the video, his caption read, “Mavin is 9 years today. Thank you guys for all the love and support over the years. We are so grateful. Love always.”   The announcement created a buzz as Nigerian tweeps sent their congratulatory messages to celebrate the record label.           (more…)
Yemi Alade and MzVee in a playful mood
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Yemi Alade and MzVee in a playful mood

The bond between female Nigerian top singer Yemi Alade and her Ghanaian counterpart MzVee seems to get more stronger as they both were spotted hanging out together. The two first met in 2018 when MzVee featured Yemi Alade on her hit single ‘Come and See My Mother’, a song that will go all the way to top charts both in Ghana and across the continent of Africa. The bond between the two of Africa’s best female singers got strong since then as they have been spotted hanging out together on several occasions that Yemi Alade has been in Ghana. In a new post on Yemi Alade’s official Twitter page, the ‘Gobe’ hit maker posted some photos of herself and MzVee in some kind of a ‘mortal kombat’ fight and hilariously stated that they are taking the ‘jollof rice’ war between their two native co...
Childish Gambino sued for alleged ‘This Is America’ copyright infringement
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Childish Gambino sued for alleged ‘This Is America’ copyright infringement

Childish Gambino is being sued for alleged copyright infringement, with the rapper Kidd Wes saying the Grammy-winning hit This Is America was lifted from him. According to US federal court documents Emelike Nwosuocha says the 2018 rap smash from Donald Glover, whose alter ego is Childish Gambino, is "glaringly similar" to a song he released two years prior on the Soundcloud platform. The complaint filed in New York cites "nearly-identical unique rhythmic, lyrical, and thematic compositional and performance content contained in the chorus or 'hook' sections that are the centerpieces of both songs." This Is America in 2019 become the first rap song to win the prestigious Grammys honoring best song and best record. The song is packed with social commentary and juxtaposes an up...
Ed Sheeran to sponsor Ipswich Town shirts
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Ed Sheeran to sponsor Ipswich Town shirts

British superstar singer, Ed Sheeran has been named as the new shirt sponsor for Ipswich Town Football Club. Ed, who lives in Suffolk and is a Tractor Boys fan, has signed a one-year deal to sponsor the shirts of the men's and women's first-teams. The mysterious logo on the shirts features mathematical symbols and the word "tour". Sheeran said: "The football club is a big part of the local community and this is my way of showing my support." He added: "I have always enjoyed my trips to Portman Road and I'm looking forward to going back there as soon as supporters are allowed into stadiums again. "With the new owners from the US coming in, there are sure to be exciting times ahead for Ipswich fans, including myself." Asked what the logo on the front of the shirt means,...
DJ Maphorisa claims Kwesta didn’t pay him for producing hit single ‘Ngud’
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DJ Maphorisa claims Kwesta didn’t pay him for producing hit single ‘Ngud’

DJ Maphorisa has caused a stir with claims that rapper Kwesta did not pay him for work on Ngud'. It all began after Phori took to his Instagram Live on Wednesday where he told fans that after working on three songs with Kwesta, he was allegedly not compensated for his work including producing the hit rap single Ngud'. In the video, Maphorisa claimed that after the overwhelming success of Ngud', which also contributed to Kwesta's career skyrocketing, he expected the rapper to at least give him R20K or R50K to “appreciate” his contribution. Shortly after the claims caught fire on Twitter, Maphorisa returned to let fans know that despite the claims, he was not feuding with Kwesta. “I'm not at war grootman,” Maphorisa said in a tweet to Kwesta. Kwesta issued a statement on T...
Should we give you a movie or tv series – Actors Aki and Paw Paw
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Should we give you a movie or tv series – Actors Aki and Paw Paw

Looks like veteran comic actors, Osita Iheme and Chinedu Ikedezie popularly known as Aki and Paw Paw, are planning to doing movies together. The veteran actors graced the screens of many Nigerians with their comic relief movies.   They stopped filming together for a while but are gearing up to come back to our screens as a duo.   Osita first gave the hint when he threw the challenge at Chinedu on his Instagram page. He wrote ''@chineduikedieze How far Edu? Just over here soliloquising. I just the see Dm and old clips everywhere. Guess is time to answer the call of nature and drop something. How you see am?'' Responding, Chinedu wrote ''ositalheme, this will be interesting ooo Should we give them a movie or series? Guys what do you think? Should we give you...
Woman calls out her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend who he had introduced to her as a friend while they were still dating
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Woman calls out her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend who he had introduced to her as a friend while they were still dating

A woman has taken to Twitter to call out her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend he flaunted on Twitter.   The ex-boyfriend shared photos he took with his new girlfriend as he revealed he built her a smart mirror to display words of affirmation.     A woman claiming to be his ex then responded, accusing him of cheating on her with his new girlfriend while pretending she was just his friend.   She added that her ex introduced the woman as his friend and the woman even gushed about their relationship and called them "cute" only for him to accuse her of cheating then moving on with the other girl in less than a month.   Read her tweets below.  
Actress Uche Ogbodo Welcomes First Child With Baby Daddy, Bobby Maris
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Actress Uche Ogbodo Welcomes First Child With Baby Daddy, Bobby Maris

Nigerian actress, Uche Ogbodo’s journey to motherhood has started as she welcomes her first child with her baby daddy. Bobby Maris. Referring to her baby as ‘bunny’ the beautiful and talented actress made this revelation on her verified Instagram page as she expressed her appreciation to her fans, colleagues and friends for showing her love and support. She wrote on her timeline: “My Bunny & I are grateful for your love , Gifts & Support We Muove! Are you Vwhere? I just want to say thank you, everyone. I see all the love, all the dm’s, all the wassap messages, they are overwhelming. I cry sometimes. Little me, do i deserve all these support? God bless you all, sorry I can’t reply all the messages but I see them. Thank you.” Her fans have expressed excitement over...
Britney Spears calls recent documentaries about her ‘hypocritical’
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Britney Spears calls recent documentaries about her ‘hypocritical’

Pop singer Britney Spears spoke out on Tuesday about recent documentaries about her life and career, calling them “hypocritical” because they rehash her personal problems while criticizing the media for reporting them the first time. Walt Disney Co’s FX network and The New York Times released “Framing Britney Spears” in February. The documentary examined the singer’s meteoric rise to fame as a teenager, the ensuing media scrutiny and her widely publicized breakdown. And this month, the BBC released “The Battle for Britney: Fans, Cash and a Conservatorship” in Britain. It will debut in the United States and Canada starting May 11 via the BBC Select streaming service. In an Instagram post, Spears did not name either documentary but said “so many documentaries about me this year ...
Britts World Entertainment Top Art Tplan Set to Drop A New Single Titled Falipupa Featuring Mr Real
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Britts World Entertainment Top Art Tplan Set to Drop A New Single Titled Falipupa Featuring Mr Real

One of Britts World Entertainment performing artist, TPlan is all but set to drop his new banger of a single christened “Falipupa” featuring the legbegbe master himself, “Mr Real“. TPlan who made this revelation via his Instagram handle @Tplan_official seems to be in a very ecstatic mood as he cannot wait to drop the audio and visuals of the song. See his post below.. IG POST LINK: https://www.instagram.com/p/CObCEDyHZG8/?utm_source=ig_embed From our findings, the song was recorded here in Nigeria by renowned music producer R Jay while the video which was also shot in Lagos was directed by Dr Nell, same producer and directors of Mr Reals’ trending single, Baba Fela. It would be recalled that TPlan signed by Britts World Entertainment (A record label based in Germany with a ...
Fans react to Marvel finally revealing details for ‘Black Panther’ sequel
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Fans react to Marvel finally revealing details for ‘Black Panther’ sequel

Marvel fans were overjoyed after the official title of the Black Panther sequel and the release date, July 2022, were finally revealed. Marvel Studios revealed the news on Monday, sharing that the sequence's title is Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. While excitement for the sequel has been there since the movie came out in 2018, things got a bit tricky for fans when the star of the film and much-loved actor Chadwick Boseman died last year. The actor died at the age of 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer. Since his death, there have been constant debates around whether Chadwick's role should be recast or how the movie ought to find a way around the role continuing. Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige has since confirmed Chadwick's role won't be recast and fans are eager to...
Nameless and Wahu to star in their own reality series, “This Love” on Showmax
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Nameless and Wahu to star in their own reality series, “This Love” on Showmax

Nameless and Wahu, Kenya’s most admired celebrity couple, are coming to our screens in a new docu-reality series, This Love, which is set to premiere on Showmax on 24 May 2021. Married for fifteen years, the power couple is respected by many for their dedication to their marriage and family life, which they have managed to keep out of the public eye over the years. Until now. For the first time ever, they are opening up their lives to the audience with This Love, a 13-part docu-reality series that will highlight their timeless love, colourful lives, and legendary history, as well as the lessons they have picked up along the way. This Love will also follow Nameless and Wahu as they work on their first-ever joint album, a project which they announced at the beginning of April 20...
Chidinma Ekile quits secular music for gospel, deletes old songs
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Chidinma Ekile quits secular music for gospel, deletes old songs

Popular Nigerian singer, Chidinma Ekile, has quit secular music to become a gospel music minister of God. Chidinma revealed this on her Instagram page even as she shared a video of her singing a gospel song in a church. She also deleted all previous pictures and videos of her songs on her Instagram page. The 30-year-old singer alongside the video wrote: “My name is Minister Chidinma Ekile. I am a crusader of the gospel of Jesus Christ. “Your future needs you, your past doesn’t. The devil knows your name but he calls you by your sins. God knows your sins but he calls you by your name. “The message is Jesus. I will reign in life because the creator of the ends of the earth loves me.” Before becoming a minister, Chidinma was known for her hit songs ‘Kedike and Yanga’...
Big Brother Naija Announces Dates For Season 6 Audition
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Big Brother Naija Announces Dates For Season 6 Audition

BIG Announcement: It’s Open Auditions O’clock from the 3rd to the 16th of May �️ Here’s your chance to become a #BBNaija Season 6 Housemate �. The #BBAuditions is finally HERE! Headline Sponsor: @abeg_app Associate Sponsor: @PatriciaSwitch   Multichoice Nigeria, have announced that the audition for season six of reality TV show, Big Brother Naija would begin next Monday, May 3rd. The company, which is the organisers of the reality show, made the announcement in a Twitter post on their verified Twitter handle. The audition will begin Monday, May 3rd till Sunday, May 16, 2021. Interested participants are expected to record a two-minute video of themselves stating why they should be picked to be a Housemate in Season 6 of BBNaija, They noted in another statement. ...
LYRICS: Laycon – Bam Bam
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LYRICS: Laycon – Bam Bam

[Intro] Yeah It’s Conny Sir Hmm [Pre-Chorus] She tell me say she like it slow I tell her say I give her more She tell me keep it on a low I tell her wait Sexual enthusiast [Chorus] Bam Bam Bam She say take it slow I say na na na Shey the pussy cat get 9 9 lives When I put it in she go la la la O na na Bam Bam Bam She say take it slow I say na na na Shey the pussy cat get 9 9 lives When I put it in she go la la la O na na [Verse 1] I’m a boss on my own I go hard like my thing is a bone E go hard for the babe not to moan E go hard stay quiet no Oh say I’m a boss on my own I go hard like my thing is a bone E go hard for the babe not to moan E go hard keep quiet Sexual enthusiast Oya come and take it Gbolahan is ready When you hop on this E fit knock...
Shona Ferguson accused of exploitation!!!
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Shona Ferguson accused of exploitation!!!

The business mogul who is always celebrated for his brilliant work is in a celebratory mood today as it's his birthday. The actor has built quite an empire in the industry and he is the brains behind some award-winning shows such The Queen, Igazi, and Rockville. Besides his career, we cannot miss the couple goals that he's always serving with his wife, Connie, and it's been 19 years. From working together to spending time together and showering each other with expensive gifts, we can't help but love the Fergusons. Shona has been in the limelight for several years now, and he has managed to solidify himself as a respected actor in the industry and everything he touches turns to gold. Remember his announcement about joining The River? He keeps showing his prowess and how he's the m...
Harmonize Explains Why Working With Awilo Longomba Was A Big Deal To Him
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Harmonize Explains Why Working With Awilo Longomba Was A Big Deal To Him

Tanzanian musician Harmonize is delighted after his latest song dubbed ‘Attitude’ featuring Congolese musician Awilo Longomba broke Diamond’s record for most views in less than an hour. The song hit 100K views in just 44 minutes! The good performance of Tanzanian musicians is noticeable; not only from their views but also from their different collaborations with International artists. Harmonize has explained why doing a collabo with Awilo Longomba was a dream come true for him. Awilo Longomba has been in the music industry way before Harmonize; and he was a huge fan of his music. Harmonize wrote on his Instagram; ”WORKING WITH @awilolongomba MEANS ALOT TO ME MORE THAN ANY OTHER ARTIST IN THE WORLD. I’VE BEEN WATCHING HIM SINCE I WAS YOUNG 😃😃 MY MOM & DADDY USED 2B HIS FANS...
Actress Ronke Oshodi-Oke dragged for allegedly snatching someone’s husband
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Actress Ronke Oshodi-Oke dragged for allegedly snatching someone’s husband

Nollywood actress, Ronke Oshodi-Oke has been dragged for allegedly snatching someone’s husband and flaunting ill-gotten wealth. The jab came from her colleague in the movie industry who chose to hide his identity by using a fake Instagram account. This actor vexed with Ronke and other thespians in the Nollywood industry insisting that Baba Ijesha is guilty of the alleged sexual assault of a minor, as he asserted that most of them are not better than him morally. Using the handle, @don_syd he wrote: “@ronkeoshiodioke oloribtuki ni gbogbo yin I wish you all channel this your vextation during endsars to end and governance in this country causing most of all this atrocity in our society….no one is supporting rape but why is that you all are hypocrite, will come online to judge ...
Social Media Users Troll Medikal, Wendy Shay & Juliet Ibrahim After T-Pain Aired Their Messages
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Social Media Users Troll Medikal, Wendy Shay & Juliet Ibrahim After T-Pain Aired Their Messages

Social media users are trolling Ghanaian celebrities like rapper Medikal, Wendy Shay and Ghallywood actress Juliet Ibrahim after American singer and songwriter T-Pain aired their messages they sent to him couple of months back. The three were part of the numerous ‘victims’ the American singer has unintentionally ignored in his Instagram direct messages (DMs) for a couple of months now. T-Pain this morning took to his social media handles to expressed how sorry he is in ignoring messages from some top African celebrities like Phyno, DJ Cuppy, Medikal, Wendy Shay, Juliet Ibrahim, Mayorkun, etc. This sparked a conversation on social media after Ghanaians realized their three celebrities, Medikal, Wendy Shay and Juliet Ibrahim made the list. A critical look at the screenshots f...
UFC champion, Kamaru Usman Playing around with Burna Boy’s unreleased track
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UFC champion, Kamaru Usman Playing around with Burna Boy’s unreleased track

Nigerian-American professional mixed martial artist, Kamaru Usman leaks a yet-to-be-released track of the Grammy award-winner, Burna Boy. The current UFC champion who knocked out his opponent, Jorge Masvidal, during the second round of his recent match leaks an upcoming track of Odogwu. Taking to his Instagram story, Kamaru Usman is seen jamming to the song as he pleads in advance to ‘his brother’ Burna Boy while affirming that the action is definitely going to piss him off. Current UFC champion, #kamaruusman couldn’t hide his excitement as he vibes to the Grammy Award winner #burnaboy ‘s yet to be released song. ”I know say my brother Burna go vex small, but I must leak this new song, I go give una small, listen.” the UFC champion, Usman says as he vibes to the song. He, ho...

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