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‘Lion King: The Gift’–Was ‘A Letter to Africa’ Spoken in True Mother’s Tongue? 

It was a great day for African music on Tuesday, 16th Of July 2019 after the tracklist for “Lion King: The Gift” was released, a musical project inspired by the classical Movie “Lion King”, however, exclusively made for the newest ‘remake’ championed by American Pop Queen Beyoncé.  There had been initial rumours of Queen Bey…

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Leading African Film Studio and International TV Network “ROK” Acquired By CANAL+ Group

ROK, the leading African film studio and international TV network, has been acquired by CANAL+ Group, comprising production, content distribution and publishing channels. As part of the transaction, IROKO Ltd will also take full control of the JV IROKO+, the #1 SVOD platform in French-speaking Africa. The move comes as CANAL+ Group looks to strengthen…

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Victoria Kimani Goes On Rampage, Calls Out Beyonce For Excluding Kenyans On “Lion King” Album

Kenyan singer, Victoria Kimani has Outrightly showed her disappointment in the artiste selection process of Beyonce’s album for the movie ‘Lion King’ titled “The Gift”. The tracklist which was released yesterday was dominated by Nigerians and also included artistes from other parts of Africa. However, Kimani is pained that no East-African artiste made it to…

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Wizkid, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Shatta Wale and Others Feature On Beyonce’s “Lion King” Album

After initial reports that American Pop Queen, Beyonce is making an Afrobeats album, it seem as though it’s true after Queen Bey revealed the track list for her Lion King-inspired album, The Lion King: The Gift, and this time, Africa was fully represented. Scheduled to be out this Friday, July 19, The 14-song album will include several original Beyoncé…

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British Actress, Lashana Lynch Confirmed As First Black and Female 007

31-year-old British actress, Lashana Lynch  is making history, after she was confirmed as the next 007 spy main actor, coming up as the first black and female person to hold the “James Bond” title. According to the report, the upcoming, yet-to-be-titled 25th Bond film will reveal Lynch as the new 007 with Craig’s character coming out…

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348 Entries, 30 States, 10 Finalists, 1 Winner! “Jagagba” A Stage Play By Abdul-Qudus Ibrahim

Award-winning Actress and Producer Bikiya Graham-Douglas’s Beeta Universal Arts Foundation (BUAF) presents its award-winning play “Jagagba” BUAF ran the Beta Playwrights Competition national callouts for play entries in August 2018. After 5 weeks and 348 entries received from 30 states, a panel of 6 judges, led by the former Director General of the National Theatre,…

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