Kanye West to headline Coachella 2022, Davido opens new house, Aubameyang tests positive for COVID-19. 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.
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1. Kanye West to headline Coachella 2022
Billie Eilish and Kanye West are slated to headline the 2022 Coachella festival, sources tell Variety. Swedish House Mafia are also on the bill, although it is unclear whether they are the festival’s third headliner. https://t.co/eNgcdCqSoA pic.twitter.com/9P3sCFHQyh— Variety (@Variety) January 6, 2022
Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, is reportedly slated to headline the 2022 Coachella Festival. According to reports, the mega-music event is already sold out and is scheduled to take place over two separate weekends of April 15-17 and April 22-24. Coachella will remain at its usual location at the Empire Polo Ground in Indio, California.
Billie Eilish will headline the festival alongside West, with Swedish House Mafia also on the bill, although it is unclear if the group is officially confirmed.
2. Davido opens new home in Banana Island
I open my new house today !! 2022 ALL BLESSINGS AMEN !!— Davido (@davido) January 6, 2022
Nigerian music star David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has opened his new home. In a tweet shared via his Twitter page on Thursday, January 6, the music star said all is now set for the opening of the new house. “I open my new house today !! 2022 ALL BLESSINGS AMEN !!” he tweeted.
The music star purchased the property in 2020.
3. South Africa: AKA and Nadia Nakai fuel dating speculation
Local rappers AKA and Nadia Nakai are trying very hard to keep their budding romance under wraps, but it is becoming more and more apparent that they are more than just friends. The award-winning rappers are keeping mum about the status of their relationship but fans are picking up the signs that these two are very cosy.
Judging from their recent social media snaps, AKA and Nadia Nakai are currently even on a baecation together. The two seem to have taken a little road trip to enjoy each other’s company more. As usual, they are not posting each other on their social media platforms but their snaps are very similar, with backgrounds matching on both.
4. Grammy Awards postponed amid COVID-19 concerns
The Grammy Awards have been postponed because of COVID-19 concerns. The ceremony was due to be hosted by Trevor Noah in Los Angeles on January 31, but the event has now been pushed back amid the recent spike in COVID cases in the US. The organizers explained that the recent spike in COVID cases and the threat posed by the Omicron variant posed “too many risks”.
The decision to postpone the Grammys was announced shortly after the organizers of the Sundance Film Festival confirmed that this year’s event will be moving online due to COVID concerns.
5. AFCON 2021: Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tests positive for COVID-19
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has tested positive for COVID-19 upon arriving for the Africa Cup of Nations after a video emerged of him partying in Dubai. pic.twitter.com/unVCoFtNw3— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) January 6, 2022
Gabon captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has tested positive for COVID-19 just four days before his country’s first game at the Africa Cup of Nations. Aubameyang and Nice midfielder, Mario Lemina returned positive lateral flow tests on arrival at Yaounde’s airport in Cameroon. Coach Anicet Yala also tested positive.
Head coach Patrice Neveu told the press that the trio, who are all asymptomatic, are isolating in their hotel rooms and awaiting results of PCR tests. Gabon play their opening Group C match against Comoros on Monday, with their second group game against Ghana on Friday, 14 January.
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