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Cardi B and Offset
9 Dec 2018
Drama was the major theme of the week as we saw celebrities who get bashed for actions that might have been overlooked were they normal. From slouchy looks to highly rated events to being an alleged “double.” Here is a rundown of the week: Imperfect Ed Sheeran   At the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100…
8 Dec 2018
Some of the biggest names in Africa’s creative and entertainment industry will be showcasing their immense talent at the Born in Africa Festival (BAFEST) billed for December 16, 2018, at the Eko Atlantic City. The event, which is powered by Access Bank and brought to life by Livespot, is a celebration of the unparalleled dynamism…
5 Dec 2018
Fans can't stop talking about Beyoncé's recent performance at the Global Citizen Festival which held on Sunday, December 2 in South Africa. Being one of the biggest music stars in the world, it is not an overstatement by saying that performing with Beyoncé is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. British singer, Ed Sheeran got that opportunity when he…
Cassper Nyovest Los Unidades Stormzy Jess Kent Timbuktu
3 Dec 2018
The four stars namely: Cassper Nyovest, Los Unidades, Stormzy and Jess Kent combined talents in Timbuktu. This track is part of the Global Citizen EP. The Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 was celebrated at the FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa with musical performances from Beyoncé & JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Kacey Musgraves,…
Stargate Nelson Mandela Rise up
3 Dec 2018
Rise Up by Stargate features Nelson Mandela's prominent speech. This track is part of the Global Citizen EP. The Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 was celebrated at the FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa. On the 2nd of December, there were musical performances from Beyoncé & JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Kacey Musgraves, Femi…
3 Dec 2018
South Africa's police minister defended officers on Monday after revellers at a weekend concert dedicated to Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg headlined by Beyonce endured chaos and robberies following the event. Concert-goers had to wait several hours for transport to leave the nearly 95,000-capacity FNB stadium in Soweto Sunday and there were reports of several muggings…
3 Dec 2018
WeStan A Queen! Beyonce once again showed us why she is the queen. At the Global Citizen: Mandela 100 festival which held in Johannesburg, South Africa, she did not just sing, she rapped. She and her husband performed some of their songs from the On The Run II tour. The highlight was when Bey rapped…
Global Citizen festival
2 Dec 2018
The Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 Live has gotten everyone hyped up! The festival is currently happening now at the FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa. Musical Performances at the festival includes Beyoncé & JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D'banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Kacey Musgraves, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams & Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher,…
29 Nov 2018
In a letter published by South African newspaper Sowetan, Grammy award winning songstress, Beyoncé wrote a letter to late South African leader, Nelson Mandela. In the letter, the 37-year-old singer thanks Mandela who passed away in 2013 for teaching her life lessons that she can pass on to her children. She also writes of her…
7 Aug 2018
Pop legend Janet Jackson and fast-rising rapper Cardi B will headline the Global Citizen festival in New York to rally support for preserving international aid to eradicate extreme poverty. The critically acclaimed experimentalist Janelle Monae, R&B sensation The Weeknd, activist songwriter John Legend and young pop star Shawn Mendes will also play the September 29…
10 Jul 2018
Apart from being a successful model, she has organised charities for a cause similar to the theme of the Global Citizens Festival which is raising funds to eradicate poverty. She has a history of working for several Nelson Mandela benefits. In 1998, she hosted a charity benefit where she organised a Versace fashion show to…
24 Sep 2017
Stevie Wonder knelt before a packed New York festival Saturday in a protest for peace as he led stars and politicians in pressing for sustained aid to eliminate the world's worst poverty.

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