U.S. President Donald Trump grants pardons to rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black

Rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black were among the beneficiaries of Donald Trump’s wave of pardons in his last day in office on Wednesday, befitting a president who made his name in New York’s tabloids and on reality TV. While the more than 140 people granted clemency included former aide Steve Bannon and major Republican… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump grants pardons to rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black

Jullie Jay-Kanz wins Blogger of the Year at Glam Style Awards 2020/21

The organizers of Glam Style Awards, Madcon’s Ghana Limited on Friday, 8th January 2021 successfully held the 4th edition of the award ceremony at the AJ Plaza Hotel at the Bono East Regional Capital. Glam Style Award is aimed at celebrating true inspirational success, recognizing, projecting, and honoring hardworking personalities and brands whose relentless efforts… Read More Jullie Jay-Kanz wins Blogger of the Year at Glam Style Awards 2020/21

U.S. rapper Dr Dre recovering following hospitalization for brain aneurysm

Veteran rapper and record producer Dr Dre said on Tuesday he was being treated by medics in hospital, after a media report said he had suffered a brain aneurysm and was in intensive care. Celebrity news website TMZ said Dre suffered the aneurysm – a bulge in a weakened blood vessel – on Monday and… Read More U.S. rapper Dr Dre recovering following hospitalization for brain aneurysm

Singer Akon signs deal with Congolese company in venture into mining sector

A company led by American-Senegalese R&B singer Akon has signed a deal to finance a copper and cobalt mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo in a joint venture with state miner SODIMICO, according to a contract published by the mines ministry. The Grammy-nominated singer, known for hit songs like “Don’t Matter” and “Smack That,”… Read More Singer Akon signs deal with Congolese company in venture into mining sector

Grammy Awards postponed due to surge in coronavirus cases

The Grammy Awards ceremony due to take place on January 31 has been postponed because of the coronavirus surge in Los Angeles, Rolling Stone magazine and Variety reported on Tuesday. The two outlets cited multiple sources as saying the ceremony to present the highest awards in the music industry may now take place in March.… Read More Grammy Awards postponed due to surge in coronavirus cases

Cambodian court sentences two rappers to several months imprisonment on incitement charges

A Cambodian court convicted two rappers and sentenced them to up to a year and a half in prison on Tuesday on charges of incitement over their rhymes about social injustice and loss of sovereign territory. Yin Srang, a spokesman for the Siem Reap provincial court, said that rapper Kea Sokun, 23, was found guilty… Read More Cambodian court sentences two rappers to several months imprisonment on incitement charges