Guardian Life’s Weekly Catch Up
What is in a week if there isn’t any trending story? This week is no different. The stories that came up during the week are interesting. Here are some stories you might have missed during the week.
Basket mouth Says Ay Is Not His Friend
Recall that Nigerian comedian, Ay, had explained his version of what happened that led to his 17-year-old feud with Basketmouth.
During ‘The Honest Bunch Podcast with OAP Nedu’, the comedian talked about his relationship with Ay and claimed that the things Ay said were not true.
He said, “’90 per cent of the things wey he talk na lie’, I still dey in shock.” He also said, “Just to set the record straight, AY is not my friend; we have never been friends; I’ve never visited his house, and I’ve never personally invited him to my house. I’ve never called him one day and said, ‘O boy, where you dey, make we hang out? And it’s easy to tell because if you look on social media, you will never find a picture of me and AY.”
Christina Aguilera Talks Dirty
During an X-rated episode of ‘Call Her Daddy’ on Wednesday, Christina Aguilera sat down with Alex Cooper for her first-ever podcast and opened up. The 42-year-old songstress discussed the designs she painted on each of her nails and revealed she once had sex on a commercial flight and was also “bent over on a soundboard” in a music studio. She also revealed that she loves performing fellatio and said it is important to be in a relationship where you can explore sexuality with your partner. The 42-year-old superstar is a mother of two and has a hard time dating other celebrities because of her anxieties.
After ‘Gangs of Lagos’, Jade Osiberu Teases Upcoming Projects
People are curious to see what the Nigerian filmmaker, Jade Osiberu, next move will be after the great reviews of ‘Gangs of Lagos’. Osiberu has revealed her plans for new films, including rom-coms, murder mysteries and supernatural thrillers, as part of her three-year deal with Prime Video. In her words, “To everyone crying about the violence, don’t worry, we’ll give you a rom-com this year. You’ll also soon get murder mysteries, family (melo)drama, supernatural thriller, horror & more action and crime thrillers. In the words of Alaya Bam Bam, ‘e relasss’ We’re just beginning.”
Davido’s Album, ‘Timeless’, Sets New Record
After Nigerian superstar musician Davido dropped his latest album ‘Timeless’, fans cannot get enough of the hit album, which has earned the biggest debut week award across all five of Nigeria’s top streaming services.
Numerous African and Nigerian records have paved the way for it, including the largest debut for an album in Spotify Nigeria history, the most streams in an African album’s first day on Apple Music globally, and the largest week ever for a Nigerian or African album on Audiomack.
Also, just four days after Davido released the album, it received over 22 million plays on the platform, breaking the previous record of 18.8 million streams set by ‘Love, Damini’.