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Paul McCartney records album while ‘messing around’ during lockdown
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Paul McCartney records album while ‘messing around’ during lockdown

Former Beatles member, Paul McCartney has recorded a solo album during the nine-week Covid-19 lockdown imposed in Britain in March, he told BBC radio on Thursday. "I was just messing around, never suspecting for one second that this was going to be an album," he said. The album is titled McCartney III, and some songs had "echoes of the pandemic." Sir Paul McCartney said some of his optimism was inspired by how his parents coped during the World War II bombings of Liverpool. "They survived, the bombing and losing people left, right and centre, and yet they came out of it with an incredible spirit," he said. "That was me reminding myself, and anyone listening, that you've got to grab the good stuff and get on through the pandemic," the ex-Beatle said. The album will be...
Kim Kardashian’s insane net worth – sex tape, Kimojis and everything in between
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Kim Kardashian’s insane net worth – sex tape, Kimojis and everything in between

As the daughter of one of Hollywood's most successful lawyers, Kim Kardashian didn't grow up short of cash. But after somehow turning a gig as Paris Hilton's wardrobe organiser into a multi-million pound global empire, Kim has proved she's more than just a rich kid of LA. Since becoming a name in her own right back in 2007 after that sex tape and the launch of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kim - who turns 40 today - has amassed an eye-watering level of wealth. With a keen eye for cashing in on any opportunity, the mother-of-four has left no stone unturned in making her millions and now has an estimated net worth of £695million - that's almost twice as much as the Queen. And here's how she did it... Cosmetics Kim, pictured with mum Kris Jenner, recently made a pret...
Ghanaian celebs add voices to Nigeria’s END SARS campaign
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Ghanaian celebs add voices to Nigeria’s END SARS campaign

For over a week, our neighbour Nigeria has been experiencing a wave of protests with many people, mostly the youth, taking to the streets to protest brutalities by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the country’s police force. The protests, which started on social media, spilled onto the streets with protests breaking out in several cities and towns and protesters demanding an end to SARS.Although the government announced that it had disbanded the squad, the announcement of the creation of a new unit – Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) - was met with even more protests as the demonstrators believed it was more of the same.The hashtag END SARS has been a leading trend on social media and has garnered support from personalities, and after the bloody happenings on Tuesday in which ...
Ghana’s Kwesi Arthur features 2020 BET Cypher
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Ghana’s Kwesi Arthur features 2020 BET Cypher

Ghanaian rapper, Kwesi Arthur, has been nominated to represent Ghana in the 2020 BET Cyphers. He was selected together with Angolan female rapper Elizabeth Ventura, and Ivorian hip hop singer Oko Sisi. In the video released on the official BET Instagram page, Kwesi Arthur is seen giving a freestyle that has been admired by his fans. Meanwhile, The Cypher is expected to be released on Wednesday, October 20 ahead of the BET Hip Hop Awards scheduled for October 28. He becomes the Ghanaian rapper to have been featured on the BET Cypher after Sarkodie, and D-Black, who, in past, represent the country on the international front.
Citi FM journalist passed away
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Citi FM journalist passed away

A journalist with Accra-based Citi FM/TV, Pius Amihere Eduku, has been reported dead. Social media was on Monday morning awash with news of his death after he is said to have battled an undisclosed illness. Until his demise, Mr Eduku was a business reporter and news anchor at the Accra-based media house. Colleagues and friends are still in shock and in denial over his sudden demise. Tributes have since begun pouring in on social media to commiserate with family of the journalist. Source: Citi fm
Mishasha teams up with MzVee on a solid dancehall banger
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Mishasha teams up with MzVee on a solid dancehall banger

Versatile and sensational songstress Mishasha has teamed up with one of Ghana's Dancehall finest, MzVee on a solid single titled "1by1". The track produced by "Cash Two" is the fourth single released by the budding songstress in an intriguing dancehall duet with MzVee. This collaboration marks Mishasha's biggest feature thus far following her debut back in 2019 as she continues to make massive impact in the music industry churning out massive tunes. “It was such a pleasure working with MzVee on the song and I know fans of Dancehall music would be elated with this collaboration considering the vibe the song carries. "This new song further demonstrates my versatility in numerous genres and I would continue to explore to bring out the best for my fans," she said in an intervi...
Delay wins big at Verna Ghana Outstanding Women Awards
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Delay wins big at Verna Ghana Outstanding Women Awards

Deloris Frimpong Manso popular television host known in showbiz as “Delay” was adjudged the Outstanding Woman of the Year at the third edition of the Ghana Outstanding Women Awards (GOWA). The 38-year-old entrepreneur beat off competition from Nana Ama McBrown, Joselyn Dumas, Cynthia Tima Yeboah, and Margaret Afriyie to win the glamorous award at a colourful ceremony held at the Alisa Hotel on Friday. Delay also picked up the Outstanding Woman TV Personality and Entrepreneur of Year and was emotional in her acceptance speech urging other women to persist in their various endeavours regardless of their looks and background. Special Guest for the awards ceremony, Madam Tina Mensah, Deputy Minister of Health, who received an honorary award for her role against the fight of Covid...
Rocky Dawuni set to come out with an EP ‘Voice Of Bunbon, Vol. 1’
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Rocky Dawuni set to come out with an EP ‘Voice Of Bunbon, Vol. 1’

Renowned reggae artiste Rocky Dawuni’s highly anticipated new EP titled Voice of Bunbon Vol. 1 will be released by the end of October. The EP title resonates with his hometown, Bunbon, in the Northern Region of Ghana and connects his Afro-centric and deep-rooted African sounds and lyrics fused in his music. “These new songs were born out of my desire to present and project music that is rooted in the deep cultural traditions of Ghana, yet presented in a way that it can relate to the modern world,” he said. “Bunbon is my home town in Northern Ghana. My musical career has always been firmly inspired by my upbringing in the royal family of Bunbon and being educated in the indigenous ways. “This exposure to cultural appreciation has served as an important part of my worl...
Creative Arts launches campaign for NPP
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Creative Arts launches campaign for NPP

Creative Arts for More, a group made up of creative arts industry stakeholders, has begun its house-to-house campaign to canvass for votes for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the upcoming December elections. The “4More4Nana” campaign, which was officially launched at the Snap Cinema, inside AMA office complex in Accra last Saturday, was graced by a large number of industry stakeholders including musicians, music and film producers, actors and actresses among others. The group applauded the government for its contributions to the creative arts sector since attaining power in 2016. “The NPP has done a lot of good work and are still doing more in the creative arts industry,” a member of the group told BEATWAVES. Speaking at the launch, a popular filmmaker and the Direct...
Beyonce submits Already , with Shatta Wale to be considered for Grammy Nomination
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Beyonce submits Already , with Shatta Wale to be considered for Grammy Nomination

American singer, Beyonce, has submitted her Joint with Shatta wale and Major to Grammy academy to be considered for Nomination The song , Already ,which was released as a collaborative project last year on Beyonce’s famous Album , The Gift : Lion King , had its visuals released this year The visuals of the Already song has garnered over 30m streams on YouTube and other major platforms Besides the Already , Beyonce has again submitted her movie , Black is king which features Shatta wale for consideration and Nominations . This means that Shatta wale is a potential Grammy nominee and a winner , let’s keep fingers crossed we awaits the outcome
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