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Rapper NBA Youngboy, 21,Expecting his 8th Child with Girlfriend Jazlyn Mychelle Three Months after Welcoming a Baby boy with Floyd Mayweather’s Daughter
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Rapper NBA Youngboy, 21,Expecting his 8th Child with Girlfriend Jazlyn Mychelle Three Months after Welcoming a Baby boy with Floyd Mayweather’s Daughter

Controversial American rapper, NBA Youngboy is set to be a father of the 8th time three months after he welcomed a baby boy with Yaya Mayweather, the daughter of boxer, Floyd Mayweather. Baby shower photos of his on-again, off-again girlfriend Jazlyn Mychelle were shared online. In the images, she can be seen cradling her baby bump. Jazlyn also shared an update from the rapper, who remains behind bars on federal weapons charges. “He said ‘its cool cooler than my ice im waiting to put back on my neck its all good believe that,'” she wrote before signing it “Sincerely Kentrell” (YoungBoy’s real name is Kentrell Gaulden). YoungBoy was arrested last month following a pursuit in Los Angeles. Last Thursday, he pleaded not guilty to one count of felon in possession of a...
Show Nigerians Indian Hemp Found In My House – CDQ Tells NDLEA
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Show Nigerians Indian Hemp Found In My House – CDQ Tells NDLEA

It is no longer news that rapper, Sodiq Yusuf, aka CDQ, was arrested by operatives of the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency. He was said to have been picked up following an intelligence report that there were hard drugs in his house. However, in an exclusive interview with Saturday Beats, CDQ maintained that Indian hemp wasn’t found on him, adding that he had a CCTV footage to back up his claim. He said, “Men of the NDLEA came to my house yesterday evening (Wednesday). They threatened me with a pistol to my chest and beat me black and blue in my own apartment. They said they got information that I deal in drugs. They searched everywhere and turned my house upside down. All they could find was a plastic crusher. Thereafter, they took me to their headquarters and seized my passp...
Rapper CDQ Granted Bail, Still Under Investigation ― NDLEA
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Rapper CDQ Granted Bail, Still Under Investigation ― NDLEA

Popular rap artiste, CDQ, has been granted bail by the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency, though he remains under investigation. On Wednesday night, men of the NDLEA arrested Sodiq Yusuf, popularly known as CDQ, in his Lekki residence. He was said to have been picked up by the anti-drug enforcement agency for allegedly violating the drug law following an intelligence report which the agency caught wind of. However, in an exclusive chat with The PUNCH, NDLEA’s Director, Media, and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, confirmed his arrest, saying the case was still being investigated as some substance known as ‘loud’ ― a cannabis variant ― was found in the rapper’s house. Babafemi said, “Yes, CDQ was arrested in his house at Lekki for being in possession of cannabis. He was arrested b...
What You Should Do To Online Trolls – Laycon
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What You Should Do To Online Trolls – Laycon

Popular rapper and singer, Laycon has gone philosophical in the aftermath of the release of his visual effort, 'Fall For Me'. The Big Brother Naija winner apparently referring to trolls and those who run down one's craft averred that they derive pleasure in pulling down the intellectual work of others. Laycon in a tweet-thread advised the recipient of such animosity on steps to take. He wrote: "Okay so lemme tell you guys something about people who come online to devalue you or your hard work. I opine that they derive some form of pleasure or accomplishment from doing that. That's the only logical reason. So what do you as a person do...?" "You pray for them, you thank God for giving you purpose and for using you as a tool to satisfy some other people's appetite. You a...
Actress Yvonne Okoro opens up on dating Waddle, Adebayor and Painstil
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Actress Yvonne Okoro opens up on dating Waddle, Adebayor and Painstil

Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Okoro has finally broken her silence on her alleged romantic involvement with rapper Criss Waddle and footballers; Emmanuel Adebayor and John Painstil. Yvonne had an exclusive interview with media guru Abeiku Santana on his award-winning show Atuu which is aired on United Television where she spoke about the age-long rumour. She however denied dating the aforementioned stars saying people started drawing their own conclusion after she momentarily hanged out with them at a point in time. “You know when two mature adults meet more than once at a particular place, people draw their conclusions that they are dating but I’ve never dated any of the guys,” she stated. On the same show, she stated that she won’t be pressured to marry and would only marry when ...
Medikal Busted Wearing Fake Rolex Watch
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Medikal Busted Wearing Fake Rolex Watch

Ghanaian Hiplife/ Hip Hop rapper Samuel Adu Frimpong, popularly known in Showbiz as Medikal, has been busted by an IG account that shared some things on original Rolex watches that were not found on the rapper’s “original watch”. Medikal is known to show off his expensive range of accessories, but it looks like that has gotten him in trouble this time around. The AMG member recently went shopping in the US and claimed to have bought a necklace worth $45,000 and other expensive things including watches and sneakers. Many social media users have begun trolling the rapper online, but we will wait to hear what he has to say on the issue.
The Game Says his Woman will Never Pay a Single bill
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The Game Says his Woman will Never Pay a Single bill

The Game has said he will never allow his woman pay a single bill. The rapper said he might be called old school for it but that's where he stands. He tweeted: "Maybe I’m old school but my woman ain’t paying one damn bill. Not rent, not mortgage, not a car note, not nails, hair, clothes, phone or groceries.... if you’re taking care of home, cooking & fucking the shit outta me..... LIFE ON ME !!! Period." The Game has three children but has never been married. The 41-year-old rapper was engaged to Tiffney Cambridge. They dated for 8 years and have two children together, but they split before they could walk down the aisle.  
Update: AKA’s Family and Tembe’s Family Confirm Death of the Rapper’s 22-year-old Fiancée, Nellie Tembe
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Update: AKA’s Family and Tembe’s Family Confirm Death of the Rapper’s 22-year-old Fiancée, Nellie Tembe

The families of Anele 'Nellie' Tembe and rapper Kiernan 'AKA' Forbes have confirmed the death of 22-year-old bride-to-be. Tembe, who is engaged to AKA, reportedly 'fell' from the 10th floor of the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape Town on Sunday morning, April 11. The Tembe and Forbes families, in a joint statement, confirmed Tembe's death, but did not state the cause of death.   "It is with the deepest regret that we, the Tembe and Forbes families, confirm the untimely passing of our beloved fiancée, daughter, sister, daughter-in-law, Anele Tembe," the statement read. The families said they were still in shock and are dealing with their emotions, adding that AKA was 'inconsolable' while surrounded by close family and friends. "We are still in sh...
Rapper, DMX Dies At 50
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Rapper, DMX Dies At 50

Rap icon DMX has died at the age of 50. He died today April 9th at White Palms hospital with family and friends around him. He was hospitalized on April 2nd after suffering a heart attack following a drug overdose at his home. His family's statement reads: "We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days. Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end. He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him. Earl’s music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever. We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibl...
Cardi B’s 2-year-old daughter poses with her new $4,212 Dior handbag and Chanel earrings after the star spent more than $26,600 to shop for her
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Cardi B’s 2-year-old daughter poses with her new $4,212 Dior handbag and Chanel earrings after the star spent more than $26,600 to shop for her

Cardi B's daughter was pictured rocking her new designer accessories after her rapper mom spent more than $26,600 during a "crazy" designer shopping spree for the child. Cardi went shopping for Kulture, 2, on Tuesday. After the shopping spree, Kulture posed with her new Dior handbag, Chanel earrings, lavish Chanel bow on her head and UGG boots in a collection of sweet snaps shared to Instagram on Wednesday, April 7. The Dior quilted handbag cost $4,212 and the Chanel earrings cost $439. The rapper, 28, whose real name is Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, captioned the photos with: "Made in Belcalis. @kulturekiari my girly cheetah girl." Cardi showcased seven handbags and a bracelet, worth more than £26,600, that she bought her two-year-old toddler during a shopping spree at C...
Real Housewives Of Atlanta star, Claudia Jordan apologizes for mistakenly tweeting that DMX had died
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Real Housewives Of Atlanta star, Claudia Jordan apologizes for mistakenly tweeting that DMX had died

Real Housewives Of Atlanta alum Claudia Jordan apologized for mistakenly tweeting that rapper DMX had died. The 50-year-old New York rapper reportedly suffered a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack last week and is in the ICU at White Plains Hospital in New York. He is also battling COVID-19. On Tuesday, April 6, Claudia, 47, wrote on her page: 'Rest in Paradise DMX,' only to later discover that the rapper is still alive. She then deleted her original tweet and then post: 'I'm sorry.' 'It's possible that she thought that the media had announced that DMX passed away,' wrote a Twitter user in the replies to her apology. 'I did,' confirmed Claudia who starred on just one season of The Real Housewives Of Atlanta. 'I deleted it. And apologized. I feel awful.' She cont...
Update: DMX Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19 while in Hospital Fighting for his Life 
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Update: DMX Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19 while in Hospital Fighting for his Life 

Hip Hop icon, DMX has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus while in the hospital fighting for his life. Recall the rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was hospitalized at White Plains Hospital last Friday after suffering a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack and is "facing serious health issues. He was reported without oxygen for like 30 minutes while unconscious when police arrived on the scene on April 2 and transported him to the Hospital. The rapper was scheduled for critical brain function tests today to determine the decision that his family will have to make. But it has now been revealed that he has tested positive for Coronavirus. According to VladTV, X’s manager Steve Rifkind said he tested positive for COVID-19 while in the hospital. The posi...
‘We f**ked right after’ – Cardi B talks getting intimate with her husband Offset shortly after they recorded their 2017 track ‘Um Yea’
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‘We f**ked right after’ – Cardi B talks getting intimate with her husband Offset shortly after they recorded their 2017 track ‘Um Yea’

Grammy Award-winning rapper, Cardi B has opened up to fans about a secret story of her first recording with her husband Offset. In a voice tweet, she shared on Monday, April 5, the 28-year-old mother of one spoke about becoming intimate after the successful collaboration in the studio for their song "Um Yea." 'I don't want to give you this weird, fake a** romantic, awkward story, but I remember this one time when I was in the studio with Offset and he was doing Um Yea, the song that me and him have together,' she recalled in a voice tweet on Monday. 'And while he was doing the song and everything, he kept looking at me and smiling and s**t, while he was making the song and then I told him, "I want to get on the song,"' she explained. 'So I just started writing my verse and eve...
Jeannie Mai and Jeezy get Married one Year after their Engagement
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Jeannie Mai and Jeezy get Married one Year after their Engagement

Jeannie Mai, 42, and Jeezy, 43, got married in an intimate ceremony in Atlanta on March 27, one year after their engagement. The TV host and the rapper had originally wanted to get married at Lake Como or in the South of France, however, things changed due to the pandemic. Jeanne said: "We were really looking forward to having all of our friends and family there to celebrate. But we had to change all of our wedding plans due to COVID. After Jeezy’s mother unexpectedly passed, we quickly learned that life is too short. And at the end of the day, Jeezy and I really just wanted to become husband and wife. So we decided to turn our original wedding into a mini-mony, where we exchanged our vows in front of our immediate family and a few close friends." In a bid to keep their we...
Saweetie Breaks Silence over Viral Elevator Fight with Quavo
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Saweetie Breaks Silence over Viral Elevator Fight with Quavo

Saweetie has broken her silence two days after a video went viral showing her and then-boyfriend, Quavo, in an altercation inside an elevator. The rapper said the incident happened a year ago and they moved past it. She told TMZ: "This unfortunate incident happened a year ago, while we have reconciled since then and moved past this particular disagreement, there were simply too many other hurdles to overcome in our relationship and we have both since moved on." Saweetie split from Quavo last month and accused him of cheating. Quavo replied to the allegations with a tweet that read, "I had love for you and disappointed you did all that. You are not the woman I thought you were. I wish you nothing but the best."
Quavo Speaks on Elevator Altercation with ex girlfriend Saweetie
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Quavo Speaks on Elevator Altercation with ex girlfriend Saweetie

Quavo has spoken out for the first time since a video of an elevator altercation between him and his ex-girlfriend  Saweetie went viral. Speaking to TMZ, he said he has never physically abused his former girlfriend. The rapper told TMZ: "We had an unfortunate situation almost a year ago that we both learned and moved on from. I haven’t physically abused Saweetie and have real gratitude for what we did share overall." His response comes shortly after Saweetie spoke out for the first time about the incident. LAPD detectives want to meet with both Quavo and Saweetie to investigate the elevator fight.
Nike Wins Lawsuit Over ‘Satan Shoes’ With Human Blood
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Nike Wins Lawsuit Over ‘Satan Shoes’ With Human Blood

Nike has won its lawsuit against Brooklyn art collective MSCHF over their controversial 'Satan Shoes' that contain a drop of real human blood in the soles. The $1,018 (£740) trainers are modified Nike Air Max 97s that feature an inverted cross, a pentagram and the words "Luke 10:18". MSCHF produced the shoes in collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X. It said only 666 pairs were made and all but one have already been shipped. Nike claimed trademark infringement, asking a federal court in New York to stop MSCHF from selling the shoes and prevent them from using its famous Swoosh. "MSCHF and its unauthorised Satan Shoes are likely to cause confusion and dilution and create an erroneous association between MSCHF's products and Nike," the sports shoe giant said in the lawsuit. ...
Lil Kesh Welcomes New Baby
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Lil Kesh Welcomes New Baby

Rapper Lil Kesh has welcomed a new baby. The rapper whose real name is Keshinro Ololade shared a picture of the newborn on Instagram on Thursday. He wrote, “God is the greatest.” It was not immediately clear who the mother of the baby is as the rapper did not reveal any further information. Lil Kesh, 27, had been rumoured severally to be in a romantic relationship with Iyabo Ojo’s daughter Priscilla, a rumour both of them have denied.
Lil Nas X responds to backlash over ‘Satan shoes’
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Lil Nas X responds to backlash over ‘Satan shoes’

US rapper Lil Nas X has once again got tongues wagging after he released a controversial new music video and launched a sneaker range called the Satan shoe. The shoe is a modified version of Nike's popular Air Max 97s, with an inverted cross, a pentagram and the words “Luke 10:18". Brooklyn art collective MSCHF also claimed the shoes have a drop of real human blood in the soles. MSCHF released 666 pairs of the shoes on Monday at $1,018 (R15,000) a pop and apparently sold out in minutes. According to BBC, Nike is now suing MSCHF for trademark infringement. Lil Nas X responded to the outrage on social media, posting a picture of another show aimed at his critics. The shoe launch coincided with the release of Lil Nas X's music video for the song Montero (Call Me By Your ...
Nigerian singer and songwriter Peruzzi teams up with OctaFX for his latest music video
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Nigerian singer and songwriter Peruzzi teams up with OctaFX for his latest music video

OctaFX collaborated on the latest music video by the popular singer and songwriter Peruzzi. The video was shot for his music track, ‘Somebody Baby’, released on 24 March 2021. The Singer Peruzzi and his friend and label mate, Davido, have released a new music video to Peruzzi’s song ‘Somebody Baby’. One of the sponsors of the production was Peruzzi’s frequent collaborator, internationally renowned Forex broker OctaFX. On partnering with OctaFX, the artist explained what seems to be a symbiotic and trusted relationship, ‘The people over at OctaFX are quite relatable. Working with them is more like a discussion, like “Hey Peru, could you help us do this?” and I’m like, “yeah, guys, I could, but I think you stand to gain more if we do it this way”’. Peruzzi collaborated with the ...
Safaree Gets Jewellery of his Daughter’s Face
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Safaree Gets Jewellery of his Daughter’s Face

Safaree got a jewellery fashioned in the likeness of his daughter's face. The rapper, who is father to 1-year-old Safire Majesty, took to Instagram to share his new jewellery and also  the photo of Safire that the jewellery is modeled after. See below.
Singer Summer Walker and Boyfriend, London On Da Track Welcome First Child, a Baby girl
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Singer Summer Walker and Boyfriend, London On Da Track Welcome First Child, a Baby girl

American singer, Summer Walker and rapper/record producer, London On Da Track have welcomed their first child together, a baby girl. Proud father, London took to Instagram to announce the birth of their child. He shared a photo of his baby girl's hand on Instagram, along with an emotional letter where he thanked his girlfriend for his new 'gift.' 'From the first time I held you in my arms I knew you were special,' London, 30, wrote in the caption with obvious emotion to his words. 'I'm overwhelmed wit Joy I Can't even this Allah's best birthday gift to me ... priceless moments u can value forever @erykahbadu gratitude beloved for the genuineness and love. We grateful for yu being a part of our lil Princess bubblegum journey.' '@summerwalker this gift I can cherish 4 ...
Kim Kardashian Begged ex Kanye West to Meet up with her After his ‘Frustrating’ Twitter Meltdown
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Kim Kardashian Begged ex Kanye West to Meet up with her After his ‘Frustrating’ Twitter Meltdown

TV reality star, Kim Kardashian,  40, who filed for a divorce from her estranged husband, Kanye West, last month, begged the rapper to meet up with her after he made disparaging tweets towards her mum, Kris Jenner in 2020. In the eagerly-anticipated 20th and final season of the Keeping Up with the Kardashians show, Kim was seen speaking to the camera about the split on Thursday's episode. She revealed Kanye, 43, had been residing at their Wyoming ranch while she remained at home and she wouldn't mind meeting up with him. The scenes came amid Kanye's infamous social media meltdown last year, in which he posted a series of hurtful tweets about his wife and her mother Kris Jenner. Kim said on the episode that she found the scenario 'frustrating' and urged him to meet with ...
Rapper, NaetoC and wife, Nicole, Celebrate their First Child, Marobi, on his 8th birthday
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Rapper, NaetoC and wife, Nicole, Celebrate their First Child, Marobi, on his 8th birthday

Rapper, NaetoC and his wife, Nicole, celebrated their first child, Marobi, who turned 8 on Thursday, March 25. Nicole shared photos from their family get-together to celebrate Marobi. Nicole and Naeto C got married in July 2012 and welcomed Marobi in March 2013. Nicole in a post shared on her page, celebrated NaetoC for making their journey into parenthood an easy ride. ''ROBI IS 8!! My son and my heartbeat is getting so big. ?? Marobi is EVERYONE’s sweetheart. You meet him, you fall in love. He’s my testimony, my breakthrough, and a constant source of joy in my life. ?? ?? Happy Birthday, Robi C! You are SO loved, my precious boy. Happy Eight Years of Parenthood to us! What a journey it’s been, and wowwww I’m so grateful that I chose the right man to impregnate me. ...
Rick Ross Narrates how he Passed out During Sex and the Girl Thought he had Died
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Rick Ross Narrates how he Passed out During Sex and the Girl Thought he had Died

Rick Ross has narrated the effect Codeine addiction had on him. The rapper revealed that he was addicted to Lean (a concoction of cough syrup, soda, hard candy, and, in some cases, alcohol) and it started affecting the quality of his life. He explained that he started becoming unconscious at the red light and at other inconvenient times and places. He added that he once passed out while having sex? and the girl cried because she thought he died. "I was having sex before and I woke up and the girl just next to me [while imitating the girl’s crying voice]" Rick Ross said.
Laycon Gets Youtube’s Silver Play Button
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Laycon Gets Youtube’s Silver Play Button

BBNaija season five winner Laycon has been decorated with a YouTube Silver Play Button for the continuous buzz on his page. The rapper was honored for reaching 100k subscribers on the platform with his latest singles ‘Wagwan’ and ‘Fall for me’ luring fans to the page. In the same vein, the two singles have continued to rake in over 1.5 million streams on Audiomack respectively. Also, Laycon recently gained 3 million followers on Instagram and 1 million Twitter followers. Following these achievements, Laycon’s fans known as Icons have taken to Twitter to congratulate him on his latest accomplishments. Chuma Nnoli wrote: “The speed at which numbers are building for Laycon is really fascinating. The other day we were talking about hitting one million followers on Twitter an...
“I Can Stay a Year Without Rapping One Music and I’m Still Good” Phyno Reveals he has a core fan base
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“I Can Stay a Year Without Rapping One Music and I’m Still Good” Phyno Reveals he has a core fan base

Indigenous rapper, Phyno has said he can go an entire year without rapping and he'll be fine. The rapper said he has gone from the days when he made zero income to now making over 9 figures. He added that he has a core fan base in the Eastern part of Nigeria and has also managed to amass fans in the West too. He further stated that he has made family in the west, including Olamide and Reminisce. He made this known during an interview with media personality, Ehiz, aka Dadaboy.
Naira Marley Buys Customised Diamond Neck Chain
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Naira Marley Buys Customised Diamond Neck Chain

Musician Naira Marley has shown off the new customised diamond neck chain he just acquired. The rapper displayed the chain in a video he shared on Instagram on Thursday as he also advertised his new song that will be dropping soon. He wrote: “My next single dropping in a bit #COMING. Click the link in bio #MARLIANMUSIC. You like my new �? Don’t just watch, like d video.” Naira Marley also owns a fleet of exotic cars. He is the self-proclaimed president of his controversial fan base known as ‘Marlians’. https://youtu.be/D5z5Az-74LE
Kanye West Becomes Richest Black Man In U.S
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Kanye West Becomes Richest Black Man In U.S

Music producer, rapper, and fashion mogul Kanye West is the richest African American in the United States. Bloomberg reports that West is officially worth $6.6 billion, making him the richest Black man in America’s history. Around the same time last year, West became a certified billionaire with the help of his successful apparel and sneaker brand, Yeezy and a new multi-year contract with Gap (NYSE: GPS +1.64%). According to Business of Fashion, the Yeezy brand is valued at $3.2 to $4.7 billion. As for the new Yeezy Gap line which is set to be released later this summer, the new venture is expected to be worth more than $970 million. Since West remains the sole owner of the Yeezy company, much of his personal net worth is attributed to his recent business decisions and the $1.7 bi...
Drake has reportedly been ‘sliding into Kim Kardashian’s DMs’ following her split from Kanye West
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Drake has reportedly been ‘sliding into Kim Kardashian’s DMs’ following her split from Kanye West

Rapper, Drake has reportedly been sending messages to Kim Kardashian following her split from husband Kanye West. Kim, 40, confirmed in Feb 2021 that she had filed for divorce from the rapper, bringing their almost seven-year marriage to an end. Now, it is claimed Canadian rapper Drake has reached out to Kim in the wake of the split. A source reportedly told Heat Magazine: "Drake could never understand what Kim saw in Kanye - he was saying for years how he wasn't the right guy for Kim and it would all end in tears. "He was surprised it took her so long to realise, and started messaging her the moment it became clear that the divorce was inevitable. "He's ready to see her whenever she says the word, basically, and he's confident that will happen fairly soon." The publi...
Somizi Demands Fight With Cassper Nyovest And AKA
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Somizi Demands Fight With Cassper Nyovest And AKA

South African media personality cum entrepreneur, Somizi Mhlongo has declared his intention to fight in a 3-way boxing bout with AKA and Cassper Nyovest. Hip-hop heavyweights Cassper and AKA where expected to fight in a boxing bout at the beginning of this year but the bout has since failed to materialized. According to Cassper, his arc-rival AKA chickened out of the fight with an excuse and also failed to sign the contract. Cassper has since given up on the fight to focus on becoming a billionaire but it looks like he now has someone ready to fight him. Somizi has been working on his boxing skills for a while now and has now declared his intention to fight both rappers in a three way bout. Taking to his Instagram account the Idol SA judge shared a video of himself working out with h...
Beyonce and Jay-Z Share a kiss after Historic Grammys 2021 Wins
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Beyonce and Jay-Z Share a kiss after Historic Grammys 2021 Wins

Power couple, Beyonce and Jay-Z  put on rare displays of affection after their historic wins at the Grammy Awards over the weekend. The mother of three took home four Grammys on Sunday to become the most-awarded female singer in the Recording Academy’s history with 28 awards. Among the accolades were best R&B performance for 'Black Parade' and best music video for 'Brown Skin Girl.' Her husband, Jay Z also won two Grammys this year. The 51-year-old rapper is listed as a songwriter on Beyonce’s Black Parade and Megan Thee Stallion’s Savage remix, both of which won awards bringing his total Grammys to 23. He’s still the most awarded rapper in Grammys history. The couple were later pictured backstage after the awards show celebrating their wins. In one photo shared on ...
Skales Proposes To His Girlfriend And “She Said YES”
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Skales Proposes To His Girlfriend And “She Said YES”

Popular Nigerian singer, Raoul John Njeng-Njeng aka Skales has proposed to his girlfriend on her birthday party on Sunday, March 14.  Sharing the video on his Instagram page, the 29-year-old singer wrote; The last time I felt this nervous was my first time on stageBadman finally got the lovingShe said YES y’all.
Cardi B reacts to Mercy Eke channeling her looks
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Cardi B reacts to Mercy Eke channeling her looks

A Mercy Eke fan page had tweeted at Cardi B with side-by-side photos of the BBN star and the rapper looking so much alike. In the photo, Mercy channeled Cardi B, down to the pink hair and pink tank top. The handler of the fan page tweeted; "Congrats @iamcardib on another record breaking! keep killing it as always. Love from a Nigerian lookalike (@real_mercyeke) fan & a lover of you." And Cardi B responded. She wrote; "Wow lookin sexy."
Gigi Lamayne Exposes South African Hip Hop Industry
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Gigi Lamayne Exposes South African Hip Hop Industry

On Monday, talented local rapper Gigi Lamayne shook the internet when she sent out a series of tweets slamming the South African Hip Hop industry. Chatting to us recently, the hitmaker delved deeper into what her tweets entailed. “It comes with feeling that the industry is quite connection based. We’re superficial in the sense that we’re trying so hard to mimic American culture that we have forgotten how beautiful we are.” She explains. “I find it a Sho Madjozi and a Focalistic are the epitome of what South African Hip Hop should look like in terms of their sound. They both rap in their language but most of all, they incorporate the production and the sound into what I feel the standard should be.” The rapper also exposes the corruption that is in the industry. “I’m very ang...
Square Acquires Majority Stake in Jay-Z’s Tidal for $297M
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Square Acquires Majority Stake in Jay-Z’s Tidal for $297M

Square has agreed to buy a majority stake in Tidal, the streaming music service led by rapper Jay-Z, as part of an effort to expand the company’s suite of financial tools to musicians and emerging artists. Square will pay $297 million in a mix of cash and stock to become Tidal’s “significant majority” owner, though Jay-Z and Tidal’s other existing artist-shareholders will retain some ownership in the company. Tidal will operate independently within Square, according to a company release, and Jay-Z will join Square’s board of directors. “New ideas are found at intersections, and we believe there’s a compelling one between music and the economy,” Square Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said in a prepared statement.
Obafemi Martins Speaks on Beef with Burna Boy Which Was Reported by CDQ
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Obafemi Martins Speaks on Beef with Burna Boy Which Was Reported by CDQ

Footballer, Obafemi Martins, has broken his silence on his reported clash with singer Burna Boy at a club in Lagos. Rapper, CDQ, had taken to Twitter to call out Burna Boy for reportedly disrespecting Obafemi at the club. CDQ had tweeted; ''I still can’t phantom this an artist just disrespected Obagoal on thinking he’s now bigger n say e don get mouth pass Obafemi Martins and I imagine how he was able to go back home n sleep comfortably without conscience in this same Lagos  igbagbè manshe awa eda ooo Burna for the first time I’m disappointed in u!!!!! U and ur boys need to go apologize to Obagoal now! No let dem dey deceive u wit ur village title say african gi-ant com dey disrespect Oba Eko lonpe bi. Obafemi Martins is not anybody’s mate. if we dey cry make we dey see U ...
Laycon To Release 2 Singles ‘Wagwan’ & ‘Fall For Me; Clocks 1M Twitter Followers
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Laycon To Release 2 Singles ‘Wagwan’ & ‘Fall For Me; Clocks 1M Twitter Followers

Nigerian reality TV star and rapper/singer, Laycon clocks 1 million Twitter followers in the early hours of today. 7 months after the Big Brother Naija show, the rapper has announced the release date - March 10th - of his highly anticipated singles "Wagwan" and "Fall for Me feat. YKB". The singles are available on preorder on Apple Music and has since been trending on Trailer App after the rapper dropped snippets of both songs.
Notorious B.I.G.’s mum threw out his crack cocaine thinking it was mashed potato
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Notorious B.I.G.’s mum threw out his crack cocaine thinking it was mashed potato

An old friend of legendary rapper The Notorious B.I.G has revealed that the late hip hop star's mum once threw out his crack stash after mistaking it for mashed potato. According to Damien ‘D-Roc’ Butler, Notorious left a plate full of rocks out in the open on his bedroom windowsill, and his mother Voletta Wallace threw them in the bin.   ‘D-Roc’ revealed he and the rapper – who was yet to become a household name – had processed the drugs and left the Brooklyn apartment, only for Biggie’s mum to tidy up. He told Page Six: ‘Then we came back in [and] she’d cleaned the room. ‘She was like, “Yo, you can’t leave dirty dishes lying around, hard mashed potatoes on the plate.” ‘Me and him both looked at each other like, “Oh s**t, she just threw it away.” ‘ D-Roc (pictured b...
Nigerians Don’t Deserve me and my Talent – Singer Vic O cries out
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Nigerians Don’t Deserve me and my Talent – Singer Vic O cries out

Singer/Rapper Vic-O has said Nigerians do not deserve him and his talent. In a video shared online, the controversial rapper who is based in Europe, said Nigerians do not deserve people like him. To be honest, Nigerians don't deserve me. They don't deserve people like and my kind of talent. They don't deserve it. The way I have fans in US and UK and Erope, it's like I should relocate to US or UK or remain here in Europe where I am because Nigerians don't know talent. They don't know anything. ''he said  
Davido Breaks Silence on Rumours he Broke Up with Chioma
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Davido Breaks Silence on Rumours he Broke Up with Chioma

Davido in a new social media post might have just confirmed the rumors making the rounds her broke up with babymama, Chioma. The singer is reportedly seeing an American model identified as Mya Yafai after the duo was spotted holding hands on Friday at a club in the United States. The said lady goes with the Instagram ID @myayafaii and she is said to be the ex of an American rapper too. Sharing insights into what really went wrong between the ex-lovers, an Instagram blog, cutie_julls claimed Chioma wasn’t giving Davido peace of mind. “Chioma is always causing trouble whenever Davido wants to go and see his daughter, Imade cos she is always insecure and feels he might reunite with his first babymama, Sophie. Davido got tired and hence called off their relationship” the blog claim...
Nasty C bags Ellen DeGeneres interview
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Nasty C bags Ellen DeGeneres interview

Hip hop heavyweight Nasty C has clinched an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this Friday and Mzansi is rallying behind him all the way. The rapper, who is also set to perform his latest single Black & White alongside American singer Ari Lennox, took to Twitter to announce he would be appearing on the popular US television talk show. Nasty C will perform the new track featured on his latest album, Zulu Man With Some Power, which is also the lead single on the Coming 2 America African inspired album set to drop on March 5. This is not the first time Nasty C has featured on an American TV show. He performed They Don't alongside T.I. on Late Night with Seth Meyers in June last year. Earlier this month, Nasty C spilled the tea on working on Rhythms of Zamunda: Music Inspi...
Kanye West Reportedly Tried to Sell Jewellery he Bought for Kim Kardashian Days Before She Filed for Divorce
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Kanye West Reportedly Tried to Sell Jewellery he Bought for Kim Kardashian Days Before She Filed for Divorce

Rapper, Kanye West reportedly tried to sell some of the jewellery he had bought for his estranged wife, Kim Kardashian, just days before she filed for divorce. According to the Sun, Kanye, 43, visited two jewellers to get quotes for the items he was considering selling. A source told The Sun: 'In the last two weeks, Kanye was attempting to sell jewellery he had purchased for Kim to at least two top jewellers. 'Kanye recently said, "I don't want to be connected to the Kardashian brand anymore" but he was so torn because he still very much loves Kim. 'Although he never ended up selling the jewellery he was talking about how he didn't want to be reminded of the past.' The insider added that Kanye 'really wanted to stay together but she was done'. During their marriage, t...
AKA asked Nelli to marry him and she said yes
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AKA asked Nelli to marry him and she said yes

Rapper AKA and Nelli Tembe left the social media streets in chaos on Monday after they revealed AKA popped the big question on Sunday. AKA and Nelli began trending on Twitter minutes after AKA posted a snap of Nelli flaunting the stunning engagement ring on her finger. The post by AKA gathered over 3k retweets, 35k likes as tweeps flooded the TL with congratulatory messages. Nelli shared the same snap on her Instagram, expressing her joy over becoming AKA's fiancée. “21/02/21 — on this day I said YES to the love of my life and best friend,” Nelli wrote with a ring and a heart emoji. AKA's bae said she couldn't wait to begin this new chapter of their forever and expressed her gratitude to her hubby-to-be for his love for her through the highs and lows. “Words cannot de...
“Getting Married is One of my Biggest Mistakes”- Safaree Says
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“Getting Married is One of my Biggest Mistakes”- Safaree Says

Safaree has said getting married is one of his biggest mistakes. He added that he's leaving before he ends in jail. He tweeted: "I mean this from the bottom of my heart getting married was 1 of my BIGGEST mistakes and it will never happen again. I’m walking away before I End up in jail over some dumb shit. Nobody is worth my freedom!!!" The rapper made this statement just one day after taking to Twitter to share a loved up video of himself and his wife Erica Mena on a bike. Safaree, who dated Nicki Minaj for years, married Erica Mena in October 2019 and they share a daughter, Safire Majesty Samuels, born in 2020.
Vanessa Bryant Drags Meek Mill for Disrespectful Lyrics about her Late Husband, Kobe Bryant
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Vanessa Bryant Drags Meek Mill for Disrespectful Lyrics about her Late Husband, Kobe Bryant

Vanessa Bryant took to her Instagram Stories to slam rapper Meek Mill for a line in his song that makes a tasteless reference to her husband's death in a helicopter crash. Meek Mill rapped: "Yeah, if I ever lack, I'm goin' out with my chopper, it be another Kobe." Kobe Bryant's widow, Vanessa, told Meek she finds the line "extremely insensitive and disrespectful." She told him he can do better than that and added that his latest release "lacks respect and tact". Well, Meek then took to Twitter to write: "I'm going back savage in this shit... f**k ya feelings."   Though he didn't mention Vanessa Bryant, people immediately concluded it was his response to her and they are now calling him out.
Jay-Z Sells 50% Stake of his Champagne Brand to Luxury Giant LVMH
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Jay-Z Sells 50% Stake of his Champagne Brand to Luxury Giant LVMH

Jay-Z has sold 50% stake of his Champagne brand, Armand de Brignac, to luxury giant LVMH’s Moët Hennessy in a partnership deal. The 51-year-old American entrepreneur and rapper sold half of his champagne brand to Moët Hennessy for an undisclosed price, and the Financial Times reports he said the move will help take Armand de Brignac to “the next level of taste and distribution.” On Monday, LVMH’s Moët Hennessy announced the partnership with Jay-Z through the 50 percent acquisition of his Armand de Brignac champagne brand. “I’m proud to welcome the Arnault family into ours through this partnership that began with Alexandre Arnault and continued with his father Bernard Arnault and Philippe Schaus, at my home in Los Angeles,” said Jay-Z of the new partnership in a statement. “...

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