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Rave News Digest: Jay-Z Inducted Into The Rock $ Roll Hall Of Fame, Building Collapses In Lagos, Conte To Replace Nuno + More

Rave News Digest: Jay-Z Inducted Into The Rock $ Roll Hall Of Fame, Building Collapses In Lagos, Conte To Replace Nuno + More

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Jay-Z inducted into the Rock $ Roll Hall of Fame, 21-Storey building collapses in Lagos, Conte to replace Nuno. Stay in the know with our Rave News Digest which summarizes five of the hottest global news you need to catch up on, saving you time and energy. Consider it your daily news fix.

Here is a rundown of five of the hottest news stories…

1. Jay-Z inducted into the Rock $ Roll Hall of Fame

Jay-Z stole the show at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Induction Ceremony with a star-studded welcome video and induction speeches by former President Barack Obama and Dave Chappelle. The Brooklyn rapper and mogul’s induction, the second to last of the evening, lasted about 30 minutes, ten of which was Jay-Z’s acceptance speech, during which he recounted his rise in the music business.

Following the Obama speech was a welcome video which opened with Beyoncé and closed out a giggling Blue Ivy Carter, and featured an array of artists who recited Jay-Z lyrics spanning his 30-year career.

2. Nigeria: 21-storey building collapses in Lagos highbrow area

Several were reportedly trapped under the rubble after a 21-storey building collapsed in Ikoyi, Lagos State. The building located at 20, Gerrard Road, collapsed around 3 p.m. on Monday. Reports said the owner of the building and some construction workers were among those inside the building when it collapsed.

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency said it activated its emergency response plan to deal with the situation. It is unclear what caused the collapse.

3. South Africa: Nasty C shuts down ideas that he’ll jump on the amapiano bandwagon

Rapper Nasty C has no desire to stand up and be counted among hip-hop acts who have joined the genre that has South Africa spinning. On his Instagram live the rapper said no one should embarrass themselves by calling him for a collaboration on an amapiano song.

Nasty C added that amapiano is more like a kwaito genre and he would never do kwaito. Kwaito is a music genre that emerged in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, during the 1990s.

4. African leaders arrive at the COP 26 summit

African leaders alongside international delegates began arriving in Glasgow, Scotland, Monday for the COP26 climate conference. They were greeted by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Some of those who arrived Monday at the summit include Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, and Rwandan Prime Minister Édouard Ngirente.

Representatives of more than 200 countries are gathering for the conference. From October 31 to November 12 they will discuss new targets for cutting or curbing the growth of emissions that contribute to climate change. African countries are expected to use the COP summit to demand first-world nations honor and then deepen their pledges to fund the fight.

5. Nuno Espirito Santo sacked by Tottenham with Conte set to be appointed manager

Nuno Espirito Santo has been sacked by Tottenham after only four months in charge, with Antonio Conte set to be drafted in as his replacement. Nuno was appointed permanent successor to Jose Mourinho in June, with Spurs handing him an initial two-year contract.

That agreement has been terminated early in the wake of the 3-0 home defeat to Manchester United, which leaves the north London outfit 10 points adrift of Premier League leaders Chelsea after 10 games. Conte will succeed Nuno after holding positive talks with the north London club, and flew into England on Monday for further discussions with an official announcement expected ahead of their next Premier League fixture against Everton.

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Our Week Day News Digest brings you a summary of five of the hottest news topics across the world––including celebrity news from Nollywood to Hollywood, the latest trending global headlines from American reports to top African news today, and the best sports stories in 2021. 

 


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