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Celebrities Behaving Badly: Banky W’s myopic view on how to spot a gay man gets him backlash from fans

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Celebrities Behaving Badly (CBB) is a category on AML that I launched in April 2012 after Seun Kuti went bananas on Obi Asika on social media. The rants and attacks were so intense, I decided to launch the category to gather the foolishness on social media and to use it as a way of discussing, primarily, public relations and branding for …

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Migos: Ignorant American hip-hop band says Nigerians can’t speak English

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In December 2016, the very ignorant American hip-hop band Migos were invited to perform by one of the leading radio stations in Nigeria. In recent times, ESPN interviewed the band about their experience. Their response was that very annoying long-standing myopic view Americans in general have of Africans and Africa. They felt pity for the poor Nigerians they met in third …

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Celebrities Behaving Badly: Ice Prince and Davido in alleged nasty brawl over music riders

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Celebrities Behaving Badly (CBB) is a category on AML that I launched in April 2012 after Seun Kuti went bananas on Obi Asika on social media. The rants and attacks were so intense, I decided to launch the category to gather the foolishness on social media and to use it as a way of discussing, primarily, public relations and branding for …

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(Photos) Mercy Aigbe’s husband accused of domestic violence against Nollywood star

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Nollywood A-list actress Mercy Aigbe’s husband Lanre Gentry, has once again, been accused of domestic violence against the star. Linda Ikeji’s blog, in an exclusive, claims that the actress has been a long-time punching bag for her husband, but things recently reached a climax, resulting in a need for serious medical attention. Gentry has previously denied hitting his wife and denies …

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Toke Makinwa: Media personality talks divorce, low self-esteem, staying stuck in unhealthy relationships, brand building and more with Emma Emerson

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Toke Makinwa was in the United States last week for her book tour “On Becoming.” During her visit, she granted an interview to Emma Emerson of Golden Icons. Watch their discussion on Makinwa’s divorce, low self-esteem, staying stuck in unhealthy relationships, her new book, brand building and more. -Ms. Uduak

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AML096: (Exclusive) Interview with Toni Payne (Pt. 2): 9ice, Ayeni Adekunle, being a target for six years of public shaming over fake news & more

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We conclude our two-part interview series with publicist and entrepreneur Toni Payne on the 96th episode of The Africa Music Law Show with Ms. Uduak. In this episode, Payne shares how 9ice and BHM publicist/Netng.net founder Ayeni Adekunle’s alleged actions and inactions, made her the target of hate and vitriolic attacks from the public for six years. She discusses the impact, …

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NYU Unbecoming Controversy: 3 mistakes Toke Makinwa made that created the “guest lecturer” mini-crisis

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In case you missed the Toke Makinwa New York University controversy that brewed and spilled over mid to late last week, let’s revisit it and discuss the three key mistakes Makinwa made that created the mini-crisis. The Background Facts Toke Makinwa visited the United States last week for a book tour for her tell-all book titled ‘On Becoming.’ The book …

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Gidi Fest 2017: How Diplo and the Nigerian spirit allegedly saved the day from a concert that could have gone very wrong in Lagos

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I read the article below last week but had not had a chance to marinate on it. I am actually quite surprised that Chin Okeke and his team did not have a backup plan for the rain since there was allegedly a weather forecast warning of possible rain. Nevertheless, I am happy it all worked out but wow! it could have …