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7 Oct
Kirsty Bertarelli, a former Miss UK and the writer behind the All Saints No 1 hit “Black Coffee”, has become Britain’s richest divorcee. Following her split from her billionaire husband, the Italian biotech businessman Ernesto Bertarelli, she has been awarded more than £350m, according to the Daily Mail. The couple, who were married for 21…
6 Oct
Justin Bieber is breaking into the cannabis industry by releasing his own range of pre-rolled marijuana joints. The 27-year-old pop star announced Monday that he has partnered with California-based company Palms, to release 'PEACHES Pre-rolls' named after his hit song Peaches. The lyrics to song's chorus are: "I got my peaches out in Georgia (Oh,…
6 Oct
Legendary American hitmaker Tina Turner has sold her music rights in a major deal with BMG, the record publisher announced Wednesday, the latest legacy artist to cash in on their extensive catalog. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but BMG said it includes all of Turner's artist's share of her recordings and her…
6 Oct
YouTube has pulled two channels linked to R. Kelly after he was found guilty on all counts in a federal sex-trafficking trial last week. The disgraced singer was convicted by a federal jury in September in his sex trafficking trial, where prosecutors accused the singer of exploiting his stardom over a quarter-century to lure women…
6 Oct
Pre-recorded on Friday at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards aired Tuesday night (Oct. 5) on BET. Some of the the big winners were Tyler, the Creator, who was honored with the inaugural Cultural Influence Award, also won Hip Hop Album of the Year. Lil Baby won…
6 Oct
Former Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemate, Tega Dominic has deactivated her Instagram account after expressing her frustration over online bullying. Tega, in a tweet on Tuesday, revealed that she is mentally exhausted while admitting that she is not perfect. She added that she is done with negativity and being bullied online. "I’m not…
5 Oct
The new James Bond film, "No Time To Die", broke the franchise record for opening-weekend takings, Universal Pictures said Tuesday, with Daniel Craig's last outing as the eponymous hero netting £25 million ($34 million, 29 million euros). The film opened in Britain and Ireland on Thursday, and achieved Bond's best-ever three-day domestic opening in its…
5 Oct
A 23-year-old Nigerian woman has fled ritual violence inflicted on her in her home country because she is an albino and now, she has graduated at Trento university in northern Italy. Speaking after becoming the first person to benefit from an asylum seeker university programme and graduate in Comparative European and International legal studies, Joy…
5 Oct
Friday Night Dinner, Harry Potter and Chernobyl star Paul Ritter has left his entire £80,000 estate to his wife after dying from a brain tumour aged 54. The actor, whose real name was Simon Paul Adams, died at home from Faversham, Kent, on April 5 surrounded by his wife Polly Radcliffe and sons Frank and…
5 Oct
Singer Brymo has made scathing allegations against 2face Idibia, alleging that the music icon accused him of sleeping with his wife and also sending thugs to beat him up. Brymo, on Monday night, narrated his ordeal with 2face real name Innocent Idibia, in a long Twitter thread. "In the very recent past, a man falsely…
5 Oct
Nick Cannon, the 40-year-old star, recently revealed that he's practicing celibacy after welcoming his seventh child earlier this summer. While The Masked Singer host is accustomed to being in the spotlight, he has made headlines this past year for having four children with three different women in the span of a few months. It appears…
4 Oct
Billie Eilish put on a high-energy performance at the Austin City Limits Festival on Saturday night, during which she made a notable statement. The singer, 19, used the big stage to lend her support to women's right to choose by lashing out at the Texas abortion law, legislation that prohibits abortions in the state as…

Guardian Life

1 hour ago
Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson has opened up on her weight loss noting that she understands why people are obsessed.  The actress says her 60-lb. weight loss is not only about size but "about loving yourself and loving the journey that you're on." She noted that she is getting more attention now that she has…
1 hour ago
Kanye West has legally changed his name to Ye after a Los Angeles court approved his application. The U.S rapper formally requested to change his name to Ye (pronounced "yay") in August after filing legal documents - citing "personal reasons" for the name change. He has now successfully dropped his full name - Kanye Omari…
3 hours ago
Meghan Markle's estranged father on Tuesday pleaded with his daughter to let him see his grandchildren. Thomas Markle told ITV's Good Morning Britain programme that "we're at a point where I think both of us, we should grow up, talk, make up for the sake of the children." "This is ridiculous, almost four years, it's…
3 hours ago
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has paid her ex-husband Kanye West $23million for their Hidden Hills estate amid divorce. Kim Kardashian is now the official owner of the luxurious Hidden Hills estate she had purchased with Kanye West. The Kardashian had filed for divorce from Kanye West last year after six years of marriage. However,…
4 hours ago
British girl band Little Mix is set to formally announce the band's split next month after a decade long success.  Sources close to the group told The Sun that the trio Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards are set to announce the band's breakup one year after singer Jesy Nelson confirmed her exit from…

Music

3 days ago
When you blend silky vocals, soothing Afro-fusion melodies and stellar sound engineering, the record is likely to sound like ‘Follow You’, the just-released single from Nigeria’s acclaimed guitarist, Ifiok Effianga. On this record, Effianga, who is acclaimed as Fiokee, collaborates with Afro-RnB sensations, Gyakie and Chike, to create a mesmerizing love melody that is all…
3 days ago
During the long weeks of the Trophy Extra Special Band competition, many Nigerians witnessed the sonic mastery that the eclectic boy band dubbed, The BandHitz, dished out...
3 days ago
United Kingdom-based broadcaster and ardent promoter of Afrobeat in the diaspora, Olajide Adesope, has appealed to the United Kingdom government to collaborate with its Nigerian counterpart
4 days ago
For a laid-back, sultry soft-pop/RnB groove, Wisdom is your go-to guy anyday. With his just-released single dubbed, Inside You, the young singer proves his mastery behind the microphone, with the vibrant sensual record. “I just wanted to say it how it is, no sugar-coating, just pure emotion and sexual energy, ‘cause at the end of…
4 days ago
Simi has released a new single titled "Woman," which challenges unfair female stereotypes and highlights the strength of women. The record leans into the defiant ethos of Afrobeat to reclaim the narrative for women and turns Simi’s long-held socio-political beliefs on equality into a sonic thesis for women’s liberation. The new song comes following the…

Film

4 days ago
  Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch an innovative short film competition on ‘African Folktales, Reimagined’ across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners of the competition will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and provided with a US$75,000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on Netflix in 2022 as an “Anthology of African…
4 days ago
It’s another weekend to binge-watch some of your favourite movies on Netflix. Need some time to relax after a stressful week? Nothing says comfort better than hot buttered popcorn and a foot soak while watching some of the latest movies in your loungewear. This weekend, create an at-home movie cinema experience without annoying audience members…
13 Oct
Netflix's Squid Game has become the biggest launch in the streaming service's history, with 111 million fans watching the show since its debut on September 17. The South Korean hit series has become quite the pop culture phenomenon upon launch, easily surpassing the 82 million accounts that watched Bridgerton in that show's first 28 days.…
11 Oct
The official trailer for Showmax's first comedy-drama series in West Africa, Ghana Jollof, which premieres on the African streaming service on Friday, 22 October 2021 is out. Ghana Jollof tells the sizzling story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (Funnybone) and Romanus (Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana in search of greener pastures. In the trailer,…
5 Oct
Streaming giant HBO Max has released a teaser trailer for its highly anticipated “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon.” Set 200 years prior to the events of “Game of Thrones,” the pre-quel “House of the Dragon” tells the story of House Targaryen and the Targaryen civil war that became known as the “Dance…