Reminisce announces new song with Bnxn and D Smoke, music exec. Jamal Edwards is dead, Asisat Oshoala sustains injury. 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. Nigeria: Reminisce announces new single with Bnxn and Grammy-nominated American rapper, D Smoke
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On February 20, Nigerian rap star, Reminisce announced a new song featuring Nigerian MVP of 2021, Bnxn and Grammy-nominated American rapper, D Smoke. The record is titled, “Hustle” and it will drop on February 23, — the same day as Tekno and Olamide‘s new singles.
During an interview with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Reminisce joked about his album delay. He said: “Due to all these things, I had to [postpone] the release. Let me confess to you now, na school runs no make me release am [laughs]. But it’s been ready… Next month, there’s a single with Buju and in March, there’s a single with Simi.”
2. Jamal Edwards, British music entrepreneur, dies at 31
We're deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jamal Edwards. An inspiration to many, we're honoured that he was part of our Chelsea family.— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) February 20, 2022
Our thoughts are with everyone who knew and loved him. 💙 pic.twitter.com/QbVOf6RU6Z
British music entrepreneur Jamal Edwards died on Sunday, February 20. He’s the founder of the online music platform SBTV (SmokeyBarz TV) and helped to launch the careers of many artists, including Ed Sheeran. He also was responsible for introducing Nigerian star, Fireboy DML to Sheeran. He was 31.
According to the reports, it’s believed that he performed as a DJ Saturday night in London. His cause of death was not immediately known. His mother, Brenda Edwards, a panelist on the British TV talk show Loose Women, tweeted confirmation of his death on Monday. She said that he died from a “sudden illness.”
Our condolences go out to those he left behind.
3. South Africa: Amanda Du-Pont confirms breast augmentation
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Actress Amanda du-Pont has revealed she went under the knife to increase the size of her breasts. The actress took to Instagram on Sunday to share images from her breast augmentation experience, explaining the reason behind her decision to undergo surgery.
In her post, Amanda said that she had lost a lot of tissue in her breast area due to her weight loss journey, and promised to share more about her surgery after she had healed.
4. Mali approves military rule for up to five years
No date has yet been set for future polls. https://t.co/2QcAbKrrXc— TheStarKenya (@TheStarKenya) February 21, 2022
Lawmakers in Mali have unanimously approved a plan allowing the military junta to rule for up to five years. No date has yet been set for future polls. Elections had been due last month but were cancelled by Mali’s military leaders, prompting economic sanctions by regional bloc ECOWAS.
Mali is now taking legal action to lift sanctions imposed by West Africa’s monetary union, UEMOA, as it battles a debt crisis.
5. Barcelona and Nigeria dealt Oshoala injury blow
The continent's most decorated female footballer.— Oluwashina Okeleji (@oluwashina) February 21, 2022
Barcelona’s Asisat Oshoala ruled out of #Nigeria's crucial Women's AFCON qualifying in #IvoryCoast and both legs of the sold-out Champions League quarter-final tie vs Real Madrid😢 due to thigh injury. https://t.co/XGplUPCiTn
Barcelona have confirmed Nigeria star Asisat Oshoala has suffered a thigh injury which rules her out of the 2022 Africa Women Cup of Nations qualifying match against Ivory Coast. The four-time African Women’s Footballer of the Year is expected to be out of action for at least 10 weeks. Oshoala recently returned from a knee injury in December after spending about two months on the sidelines.
She is currently the top scorer in the Spanish Primera Division with 19 goals in 16 matches for the Blaugranes who sit atop the league table with a 22-point lead. She will miss the upcoming league matches and the UEFA Women’s Champions League quarter-final clash against Real Madrid in March.
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