We begin across the continent where the Globally renowned singer, Rihanna Fenty, broke the internet on Monday when the news of her pregnancy emerged, together with photos she took with her lover and American rapper, A$AP Rocky.
The duo was photographed in Harlem as Rihanna displayed her baby bump in loved-up photos with A$AP Rocky. However, on Thursday, the singer shared the same photos, including a new one, on her verified Instagram page for the first time ever.
“How the gang pulled up to black history month,” she wrote in the caption
Fans all over the world have since the be reposting the pictures with congratulations, if you didn’t know how loved Rihanna was worldwide, this definitely confirmed it.
Also this week, Netflix and UNESCO presented the nominated finalists for the thrilling short film competition ‘African Folktales, Reimagined.’
The applicants were chosen after a rigorous screening process by a diverse group of industry professionals from around the continent who reviewed over 2000 submissions in a variety of languages from across the continent. The selection includes a diverse mix of African creatives from 13 different nations in the area.
Nosa Igbinedion (Nigeria); Ebot Tanyi (Cameroon), Oprah Oyugi (Kenya) Gcobisa Yako (South Africa); Akorede Azeez (Nigeria) were among those shortlisted.
“Congratulations to those who have been named finalists!” Africa is proud!
Now to South Africa, In a surprise twist, instead of eviction on Sunday night, Big Brother Mzansi left viewers and the housemates speechless with the introduction of two new contestants. This comes a few days after Keamogetswe “QV” Motlhale abruptly exited the show to protect her mental health.
The new Housemates 27-year-old student-athlete, Nthabii, and 21 year old, Zino from Johannesburg join the race to play for an R2 million cheque. It seems no matter the country, Big brother is definitely unpredictable
Longtime Nollywood actress, Omotola Jolade Ekeinde and Nigerian media star, Toke Makinwa have been confirmed to star in Ifan Michael’s feature film, ‘Singing Sin.’
The feature film scripted by Cheta Chukwu and directed by Ifan Michael will be set in the 1980s and tell the story of women who do whatever it takes to reach their goals.
While speaking about the production of the film, the ‘Foreigner’s God’ director expresses his excitement to work on this project while also speaking about how he feels about women in the 70s.
Still Talking about movies Kunle Afolayan announces his third upcoming Netflix project after “swallow” and “Naija Christmas” and we sure know this is going to be a hit as pictures show the actors that would be featured in the movie from the “Oba” herself Sola Sobowale to Hostel Rwanda star, Hakeem K. Kazeem, Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye, Taiwo Hassan, Fathia Balogun, Adebayo Salami and other amazing stars. “This 17/18th century Oyo empire epic is described by the filmmaker as a “game of thrones recreated in Nigeria but with a better representation of our culture.” the producer said…Okay, Kunle we would surely be looking out for this.
Now to the world of music Over the past week, DMW/EMPIRE act, Peruzzi has said that he will be collaborating with not only Davido in 2022 but also Olamide and Fireboy DML on two different songs. He made this revelation on his Twitter page with no specific date as to when these songs will be released, but fans are highly anticipating it.
“2022 We Already Got: Huncho X Baddest. Huncho X Baddo. Huncho X Fire. Happy New Year,” he tweeted.
Peruzzi happens to not be the only one featuring YBNL boss, Olamide as Wande Coal, and the “Shoki” crooner announced their upcoming single, ‘Hate Me.’ to be out later this month
Nollywood veteran, Jim Iyke is adding yet another new title to his ever-growing list of talents. Jim Iyke’s first volume from his series of books – ‘The Gift in The Odds: Walking Through Walls’ was launched on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. This comes shortly after his debut production movie, Bad Comments, was released last year.
The inspiration for the book came while he was secluded in the South of France with his son at the beginning of the pandemic of 2020. In this book, he talks about grief, anxiety, depression, and all the emotions we all experienced at the height of uncertainty. It’s a side of Jim Iyke that is unknown to the world.
And Just because we do not give incomplete gist… here is a little update from last week, Nigerian Gospel singer Sammy Okposo is back on Instagram. Recall that the singer had last week deactivated his Instagram page after the controversy of cheating on his wife. He returned to the gram with a post that says he is now free from the power of sin.
Seems this week features less controversy and more good news, maybe because we are in February the month of love…laughs… Alright people have a love weekend, till another time
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