Ahead of the forthcoming World Cup, style and music collaborations were the presiding theme for this week. With jaw-dropping collaborations, there is what happened during the week.
Arsenal Goes Tidal
English team, Arsenal has signed a collaboration with Jay-Z’s TIDAL in a partnership worth around £1 million pounds (N360 million) a year. The collaboration includes features from up and coming artists and a pre-installed playlist put together by Arsenal players Hector Bellerin, Danny Welbeck and Reiss Nelson. A part of the agreement is that Arsenal paid members will have access to TIDAL music platform.
Mystic Marcus meets Eagles
Mystic Marcus is no ordinary pig. He is the celebrated mystic whose 100% predictions by sniffing and eating apples have involved some major decisions that affect world affairs. Some of which include Trump ’s win and BREXIT fall.
The Nigerian Eagles have also found favour with the pig as he has predicted their move to their semi-finals. Let’s hope his prediction does not end the world cup dream of the Super Eagles.
Up Super Eagles
The Nigerian Super Eagles have continued to stay stylish with their outfits. The team recently showcased their official uniforms as well as suits. While their outfits have continued to attract attention, they appear to be the only ones with customised shoes and bags.
Meanwhile, Russia the host country has banned the sale of alcohol, barbecue and other side attractions in host cities.
Ras Kimono is dead
Ukeleke Onwubuya popularly known as Ras Kimono is dead at the age of 60 following a brief illness. He died at Lagoon Hospital in Ikoyi. Before his death, he had planned a medical trip to the US on Saturday night. An advocate of social change, Kimono was known for his patois styled music.
In 1989, he and his band group, Massive Dread Reggae Band, released an album titled Under Pressure. Hush
“The Message” Returns To Life
The Message, a controversial epic film about Prophet Mohammed has become the first Arabic cinema release since the ban lift. The Syrian-American director Moustafa Akkad ’s film was screened for the first time in four decades after an initial ban.
The 1976 film, which was banned in Islam’s holiest sites because of its depiction of the prophet and his companions, has been watched in the Arab world since its release.