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Nigerian Afrobeat, CKay Makes TIME’s Next Generation Leaders List

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Nigerian Afrobeat star CKay has been named one of TIME Magazine’s 2022 Next Generation Leaders.

The list, which is curated in partnership with Rolex, aims to elevate young people from across fields and around the globe who are working to build a better world.

Ckay was recognised for his efforts in pushing Afrobeats to the world and turning the genre into a global phenomenon in his own way.

In an interview with TIME Magazine, the musician said that the song “Love Nwantiti,” which has garnered him global attention initially, did not receive glowing reviews from his label and a section of the public.

The song first caught the attention of Tiktokers and moved on to Instagram, with many stars joining the dance trend.

“If an artist makes something from his soul, people can tell, regardless of how fast or slow it is, or whether or not it fits trends,” Ckay said.

Aside from the success of his hit song, CKay has other plans in store to take his career to the next trajectory.

“I represent the 21st century of an African experience,” he said. “If I’m going to make Afrobeats exactly the way my predecessors made it, then there’s literally no point.”

Love Nwantiti was the first song to top the Billboard Afrobeats Songs Chart. It is currently at number two.

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‘Nigeria Is Hectic, I Am Off To Dubai After London’, Says BBNaija Star, Uriel Oputa

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Big Brother Naija Reality Show star, Uriel Oputa has just jetted out of Nigeria to London after which she would head to Dubai.

The quiet outspoken lady who is also a cook made this known via her social media platform, where she also revealed that staying or living in Nigeria has become so stressful.

“I am to Dubai after London. I have been feeling sick in Nigeria. Even had high blood pressure for one day. Two days in the UK and I am okay. Nigeria is stressful. I just got my UK results, I am healthy as heck,” she wrote.

Kemi Filani had earlier reported that Uriel Oputa has really doing everything possible to get herself a man.

On that note, she joined some dating Apps, however, she is not satisfied with the outcome and has vented her frustration at the caliber of people on the Nigerian relationship apps.

The chef and businesswoman shared that the profile pictures of many of the men on there is enough reason to quit it and she has rebuked all her friends who forced her to join.

She wrote, “I rebuke all who forced me to join Nigeria dating App. You will Adewale Akin from Ibadan with Justine Timberlake as profile picture. Nnah meehn ogini by this thing na. People dey pose for Bush with Koi Koi shoe. Camery full everywhere as backdrop. O gini na? So pictures for this App go make you Thank God say you dey single. Because profile picture dey vex any how. You this person go bite your neck for night if you no cook. FAM!!!”

She further added, “I’m Done with Dating Apps 🤯😂 one guys picture made me buy aboniki because of Neck pain. As in I dey look this guys shirt for 30 minutes. Half Nike half Gucci.”

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She Is The Best Woman Burnaboy Will Ever Date – Says Stefflon Don’s Bestie

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Stefflon Don is the best woman Burnaboy will ever date – Burnaboy’s ex-girlfriend’s bestie says

It seems like the feud between Burnaboy and his ex-girlfriend, Stefflondon is not ending anytime soon as Steff’s bestie has shared her own view.

Stefflon Don’s best friend Empress took to her Insta-stories to speak after many Burna Boy’s fans who are not happy with, Stefflon after she announced the release of a disses song to her ex-boyfriend.

Stefflon’s upcoming diss will be responding to Burna’s recent song, ‘Everybody will chop break fast’.

According to Empress, Stefflon Don is the best woman Burna Boy will ever date.

She said even though Steff is yet to drop the song, she feels that all the disrespectful text sent to her are not just it.

Empress defended her bestie saying most of the songs were recorded when she was still with Burna.

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I’ll Have Up To 12 Wives Before 40, Singer, Portable Brags Amid Headies Saga

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Habeeb Okikiola, the fast-rising Nigerian singer better known as Portable, says he would have up to 12 wives before he clocks 40.

The 27-year-old controversial musician spoke in a video shared via his Instagram page on Friday.

In the video, Portable boasted that he currently has six wives even though he is still below 30.

“I never reach 30, I don get six wives and plenty children. Before I reach 40, my housewives would be up to a dozen (12). I am not 30 and I already have six. I just want to inform you so you would be aware,” he said in a mixture of English and Pidgin.

Portable came into the limelight towards the end of 2021 on the back of his hit track ‘Zazoo Zeh’ featuring Olamide, the rapper, and Poco Lee, the dancer.

He was recently nominated for the ‘Rookie of the Year’ and ‘Best Street-Hop Artiste’ categories at the 2022 edition of the Headies.

While the singer has continued to enjoy fame, he has also made headlines for controversial reasons.

On Wednesday, Portable claimed his co-nominees at The Headies are no match for him. He also threatened to kill anyone who wins any of the categories in his place.

In it’s reaction, organisers of the annual awards on Friday threatened to disqualify the singer if he fails to retract his statement and issue an apology on his social media pages.

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