DIDDY, MY AFRICAN BROTHER
This past weekend was a thrill for us locally and our families in the diaspora. Diddy, is really coming home. After a brief snippet of Diddy and Wizkid meeting, word on the street is Diddy is excited to be re-discovering his African routes, He has hinted at a possible visit to Nigeria and we can’t wait to welcome him, hot jollof, dodo and chicken please, will there be Aso-Ebi?, Will Wizzy do ‘welcome back concert’, Questions all around…
HOME AT LAST…BUT HOW FAR?
Speaking of coming home. UK returnee and Brand P.R queen, Lola OJ at the weekend went to Insta story to relive a scary experience with the Nigerian Police this. Police is your friend but…
SADE, IS A PRINCESS
This is not Sade ADU, our Afro-soul musician but rather a Disney African princess set to hit our screen soon. The announcement at the weekend stated that Disney had acquired a pitch for Sade, based on the original idea by Ola Shokunbi and Lindsey Reed Palmer. The story revolves around a young African princess defying the threats on her people and using her magical powers to restore peace to her Kingdom. After all the greatness of Black Panther this year, we can only say, Wakanda wait will we have to endure?
EX-POTUS and FLOTUS, still floating
It is an experience, every single time Bey and Jay-Z go on tour, but the highlight of their On the Run tour has been spotting Barack and Michelle bobbing their heads to the N****S in Paris track and some others at their spot in Washington D.C on July 28. Although only a few fans caught the iconic moment, but we are happy to be born in such an exciting millennium.
Don’t Stay Silent
Guys, after all the celebrations and excitement, the weekend was a heartbreaking time. N6, a popular OAP spoke up about the death of his ex-intern Ouwapelumi Orungbe, popularly called ‘Lumi. The young lady described by friends as vibrant and exciting committed suicide. The Lagos State commissioner, Dr Jide Idris in a press release stated that I must stress that there are people available to help. So, Let’s Talk if you are a student, Let’s Talk if you are a parent Let’s Talk, If you feel alone in the world, Let’s Talk. Don’t battle depression alone.
You can contact Mentally Aware, a non- profit prgamization that is leading the battle against mental health stigma via Twitter or Facebook. You can also call any of the numbers below:
The Lagos State help lines 08058820777, 09030000741.
Nigeria Suicide Hotlines- +2348062106493, +2348092106493