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VIDEO ALERT: French Montana Ft. Swae Lee – Unforgettable

Video was recorded in the streets of Kampala, Uganda and features Triplets Ghetto Kids. The video for the song ‘Unforgatable’ by French Montana featuring Swae Lee of Rae Sremmurd does probably live up to the name of the song based simply on the fact that they took it to Africa in style. Moroccan-American French Montana […]

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Trevor Noah Maintains His Cool During His First Interview Of A Former US President

The first ever African media personality to host and interview a former American president on his own show did it quite flawlessly on Thursday night. Yes, South African comedian turned The Daily Show host, Trevor Noah sat down with Bill Clinton on Thursday to discuss his current activities (i.e. The Clinton Foundation), the Hillary Clinton […]

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Trevor Noah To Host Bill Clinton On The Daily Show

It will be Noah’s first time hosting a former President on the show since he took over from Jon Stewart in September 2015 It may not be big news to some but seeing an African man interview a former US President on a show under his own name is not a feat that occurs everyday. Since […]

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Gad Elmaleh: Oh My Gad

Gad Elmaleh is the most famous comedian you’ve never heard of. The Moroccan-born Frenchman has recently stepped away from a very successful career as one of France’s foremost stand-ups to start anew in the United States — performing in a language that he is still learning. Elmaleh recently mentioned on the radio (he’s on something […]

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Rapper Mos Def Ordered To Leave South Africa In Passport Row

The American rapper best known as Mos Def has been ordered to leave South Africa within 14 days after being arrested for breaking immigration laws. Mos Def, now known as Yasiin Bey, was held at Cape Town International Airport on Thursday after trying to leave the country with unrecognised papers. The Department of Home Affairs […]

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‘Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira Set To Play Tupac’s Mom Afeni Shakur In ‘All Eyez On Me’

EXCLUSIVE: As soon as her samurai sword-swinging Michonne character entered The Walking Dead, it was clear Danai Gurira would be an actress to watch. Now, she’s gotten a major feature role: she’ll play Afeni Shakur in the Morgan Creek Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me. She joins a film that is already underway in Atlanta, […]

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Trevor Noah has emergency surgery

Trevor Noah, who took over as host of The Daily Show in September, has undergone emergency surgery to remove his appendix. Comedy Central cancelled Wednesday’s live show and aired a repeat, but said “the procedure went well” and Noah was “currently recuperating from surgery”. “We expect he and the show will be back with an […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Ozonna – Believe It To See It

Born in Nigeria, raised in London, UK and now based in the USA is non other than Ozonna, the man who possesses the voice that invites critics to use the seemingly antonymous words, velvet and and silk to describe it. The man chose to use that voice to nicely lay some lyrics on a moving […]

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Trevor Noah Describes His Accidental Route Into Stand Up Comedy On Jimmy Fallon’s ‘The Tonight Show’

The future host of ‘The Daily Show’, Trevor Noah, met with the host of ‘The Tonight Show’, Jimmy Fallon, some days ago to have some banter on the latter’s show. Trevor opened up about his recent move to New York, the changes he is experiencing and also narrated how he was accidentally wheeled into stand-up […]

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Jidenna Responds to “Light Skinned, Dark Skinned” Controversy with Harrowing Open Letter

In a recent interview with VladTV, Nigerian-American upstart Jidenna detailed the complications he had to endure when he went home to bury his father. When I actually buried my father, I had to bring a lot of AK-47s. I had to employ military commandos. Just to bury my father. When you’re light-skinned, you’re a heavier target […]

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Ghana’s Stonebwoy Wins Best International Act Africa at BET Awards, Fuse ODG Boycotts Show And Bashes The Event’s Organisers

Ghana’s superstar Reggae-Dancehall artist, Stonebwoy has won the award for Best International Act: Africa at the 2015 BET Awards. Stonebwoy was nominated in a category which included fellow countryman and rapper, Sarkodie, South Africans – rapper, A.K.A. and sining group, The Soil, DRC singing sensation Fally Ipupa, Kenyan star group Sauti Sol (Kenya), Nigerians – singer, Wizkid […]

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VIDEO ALERT: French Montana Visits Morocco Again

American rapper French Montana visited his homeland Morocco recently and made sure to record some footage for his fans. The Maybach Music/Badboy Records/Coke Boy Records rapper who migrated from Morocco with his family visited his roots in Casablanca and Rabat. He says in the video that he came back to “know where you (he) came […]

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