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#CardiB Assault Summons: Cardi may be “rich” but she has a poverty mentality

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In case you missed it, TMZ reported yesterday that American rapper Cardi B was, “officially arrested and charged with two misdemeanors, assault and reckless endangerment,” and that her “mug shot (was) taken and (she) was fingerprinted. (She) is scheduled to be arraigned on October 29.” What led to this arrest? Here is what TMZ reports as the alleged facts that …

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Wizkid & Teni v. Osagie Alonge: 5 Lessons Every Journalist and Blogger Should Learn from the #LooseTalk Podcast Fiasco

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What a terrible week last week was for journalism in Nigeria’s music industry. What happened? In a nutshell, music journalist Osagie Alonge shared in episode 135 titled ‘What’s Your Shoe Size,’ of his podcast ‘Loose Talk,’ some very damning statements about pop star Wizkid. Alonge later recanted his statements based on what he says were alleged threats to his life …

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Osagie Alonge confirms Wizkid’s self-hatred & drug addiction problems, but has he been an enabler?

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I recently discussed Wizkid after one of his baby mamas Shola Ogudu unleashed on him for being primarily absent in his son’s life for seven years, among a torrent of terrible accusations. I said based on all that Wizkid has displayed publicly, I believed he has a serious self-hatred, low self-esteem, and drug addiction problem, and that in my view, …

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(Analysis) Netflix buys global rights to Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lion heart’ Movie – What you should know

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Although I focus largely on Africa’s music business and law topics on this blog, my foray into the African entertainment space is a result of my interest and passions in fashion and film. That interest extends to my legal representation of clients in those specific creative sectors, and also to my personal interest as a creative to tell African inspired …