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Canadian rapper, Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, better known as Tory Lanez, has opened up on the shooting incident involving him and fellow rapper, Megan Thee Stallion.

Tory Lanez: I didn’t shoot Megan Thee Stallion

Canadian rapper, Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, better known as Tory Lanez, has opened up on the shooting incident involving him and fellow rapper, Megan Thee Stallion.
TIME named Nigerian physician Tunji Funsho to the 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Nigerian doctor named one of TIME’s Most Influential People in the world

TIME named Nigerian physician Tunji Funsho to the 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related tributes are available now at time.com/time100, and...

Wizkid makes Barack Obama’s 2020 summer playlist

Nigerian music star, Wizkid, has ‘smiled’ his way into the ears of Barack Obama, making the former US president’s 2020 summer playlist.
‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

Burna Boy, Wizkid win at 2020 BET Awards

Nigerian Afrobeat music superstars, Burna Boy and Wizkid have both emerged winners at the 20th BET Awards held on Sunday.
In celebration of the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, Google has produced a video Doodle set to the first verse of the poem “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” often called “The Black National Anthem.”

Google Doodle celebrates the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth

In celebration of the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, Google has produced a video Doodle set to the first verse of the poem “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” often called “The Black National Anthem.”
‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

Burna Boy, Rema, others nominated for 2020 BET Awards

Nominations for the BET Awards 2020, which celebrates excellence in music and acting excellence, were revealed on recently.
2020 BET Awards will mark the Award’s 20th anniversary and BET’s 40th anniversary.

Burna Boy, Rema get 2020 BET Awards nominations

Two Nigerian musicians, Burna Boy and Rema have been nominated for the 2020 Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

How music legend Majek Fashek passed on

Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5:45pm. He was aged 71.
With the coronavirus pandemic emptying the streets of Madrid, life has become even more precarious for sex workers Evelyn, Alenca and Beyonce under the lockdown.

Spain sex workers left to fend for themselves under lockdown

With the coronavirus pandemic emptying the streets of Madrid, life has become even more precarious for sex workers Evelyn, Alenca and Beyonce under the lockdown.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 24- Beyonce departs after The Celebration of Life for Kobe & Gianna Bryant at Staples Center on February 24, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Kevork Djansezian-Getty Images-AFP

Beyonce kicks off LA memorial for Kobe Bryant and daughter

Beyonce kicked off a star-studded memorial ceremony in Los Angeles on Monday for basketball great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna who died along with seven others in a helicopter crash last month.
Jay-Z, Beyonce, and Blue Ivy sat during the recitation of the National Anthem at the 54th Super Bowl and people assumed this was a form of silent protest.

Jay Z explains why his family sat during anthem recital

American rapper, Shawn Corey Carter, known professionally as Jay-Z, has reacted to the backlash levelled against him and his family for sitting during the National Anthem recital at the 54th Super Bowl event.
Here is a list of winners at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which took place on Sunday in Los Angeles.

2020 Grammy: Full list of winners

Lizzo also won three prizes — best pop solo performance, best urban contemporary album and best traditional R&B performance.
The Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo has dedicated her Grammy award in the World Best Music Album Category to Nigerian singer Burna Boy.

Burna Boy loses as Angelique Kidjo wins fourth Grammy — full list of winners

Nigerian superstar Afro-fusion artist, Burna Boy, on Monday, lost in his first attempt to win a Grammy award after being nominated in the best world music album category.
Tennis player Naomi Osaka opened up on her meeting with Beyonce and Jay-Z (AFP-SAEED KHAN)

Naomi Osaka reveals Beyonce pep talk, says ‘she smelled expensive’

Japanese sensation Naomi Osaka has revealed her excitement at meeting her idol Beyonce, saying the US singer “smelled expensive” and gave her a morale-boosting pep talk at a low point last year.
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NPR releases top songs of the decade

NPR has conducted its polls and released listeners’ top songs from the 2010s. While sorting through thousands of nominees, it was noticed that there was a number of recurring themes.
Burna Boy’s ‘Anybody’, and Rema’s ‘Iron Man’, have made former U.S. president, Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 list.

Burna Boy, Rema make Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 list

Burna Boy’s ‘Anybody’, and Rema’s ‘Iron Man’, have made former U.S. president, Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 list.
Ten international films, including widely acclaimed offerings from South Korea, Spain and Senegal, are on the shortlist of movies vying for Oscar’s Academy Award nominations.

Ten movies shortlisted for Oscar’s best international film award

Ten international films, including widely acclaimed offerings from South Korea, Spain and Senegal, are on the shortlist of movies vying for Oscar’s Academy Award nominations.

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Men in Military uniform reportedly stormed the venue of the #EndSARS protesters in Lekki area of Lagos, last night, shooting indiscriminately to disperse them.

#EndSARS: Shooting as Lagos government imposes curfew

Men in Military uniform reportedly stormed the venue of the #EndSARS protesters in Lekki area of Lagos, last night, shooting indiscriminately to disperse them.

Three bank buildings set ablaze in Lekki

Three new generational bank buildings have been set ablaze along the Admiralty Way in Lekki, Lagos.
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Gold rises on renewed US stimulus hope, dollar falls

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said a bill for a compromise stimulus package is being written as she awaits a key phone call with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said his chamber would take up a comprehensive coronavirus package if an accord is struck. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index headed for the third straight decline.

#EndSARS: SERAP condemns shooting of protesters at Lekki toll gate

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “reports that security agents are shooting at #EndSARS peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll gate, Lagos. This must stop immediately.”
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: Police speak on Abuja violence

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), says it has successfully restored peace along the Kabusa-Apo axis of Abuja after a violent clash between EndSARS and ProSARS protesters.