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BET Hip-Hop awards 2015 nominations list out and Drake has the highest nominations

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  For a second year in a row, the Canadian rapper, Drake leads the nominees for the BET Hip-Hop Awards with 12 nominations. The multi-award winning act got nods in categories including Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year, MVP of the Year, Album of the Year, and Hustler of the Year, and is a featured artist in Best Hip-Hop Video, Best Collabo, Duo or Group, and People’s Champ Award. 

 Big Sean follows with 10 nominations, while Nicki Minaj grabs nine nods. Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole earn eight nominations apiece. 

The event will be hosted by Snoop Dogg on Friday, October 9 at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta. 

See a full list of nominees below. 

Best Hip-Hop Video: Big Sean feat. Chris Brown and Ty Dolla $ign – ‘Play No Games’, Big Sean feat. Drake and Kanye West – ‘Blessings’, Fetty Wap – ‘Trap Queen’, Kendrick Lamar – ‘Alright’, Nicki Minaj feat. Beyoncé – ‘Feeling Myself’ 

Best Collabo, Duo or Group: Big Sean feat. Drake and Kanye West – ‘Blessings’, Big Sean feat. E-40 – ‘IDFWU’, Fetty Wap feat. Monty – ‘My Way’, Nicki Minaj feat. Beyoncé – ‘Feeling Myself’, Nicki Minaj feat. Drake and Lil Wayne – ‘Truffle Butter’ 

Best Live Performer: Drake, J.Cole, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj 

Lyricist of the Year: Big Sean, Drake, J.Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj 

Video Director of the Year: Alan Ferguson, Benny Boom, Chris Robinson/Lil Chris, Colin Tilley, Director X 

DJ of the Year: DJ Drama, DJ Envy, DJ Esco, DJ Khaled, DJ Mustard 

Producer of the Year: DJ Mustard, J.Cole, Kanye West, Mike Will Made-It, Pharrell Williams, Timbaland 

MVP of the Year: Big Sean, Drake, Future, J.Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj 

Track of the Year: ‘Alright’ – Produced by Pharrell Williams and Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar), ‘Blessings’ – Produced by Boi-1da and Vinylz (Big Sean feat. Drake and Kanye West), ‘Commas’ – Produced by DJ Spinz and Southside (Future), ‘IDFWU’ – Produced by Dj Dahi, Dj Mustard, Kanye West and Key Wane (Big Sean feat. E-40), ‘Trap Queen’ – Produced by Tony Fadd (Fetty Wap) 

Album of the Year: Big Sean – Dark Sky Paradise, Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, J.Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive, Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly, Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint, Wale – The Album About Nothing 

Who Blew Up Award: Bobby Shmurda, DeJ Loaf, Fetty Wap, Rae Sremmurd, Tink 

Hustler of the Year: Dr. Dre, Drake, J.Cole, Jay Z, Nicki Minaj 

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style): A$AP Rocky, DeJ Loaf, Drake, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj 

Best Club Banger: Big Sean feat. E-40 – ‘IDFWU’ (Produced by Dj Dahi, Dj Mustard, Kanye West and Key Wane) Dej Loaf – ‘Try Me’ (Produced by Dds) Fetty Wap – ‘Trap Queen’ (Produced by Tony Fadd) Future – ‘Commas’ (Produced by DJ Spinz and Southside) Rich Homie Quan – ‘Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)’ (Produced by DJ Spinz and Nitti Beatz) 

Best Mixtape: Future – 56 Nights Future – Beast Mode Future – Monster Lil Wayne – Sorry 4 The Wait 2 Travis Scott – Days Before Rodeo 

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse: Drake – ‘Blessings’ (Big Sean feat. Drake and Kanye West) Drake – ‘My Way (Remix)’ (Fetty Wap feat. Drake) E-40 – ‘IDFWU’ (Big Sean feat. E-40) Kendrick Lamar – ‘Classic Man (Remix)’ (Jidenna feat. Kendrick Lamar) Lil Wayne – ‘Truffle Butter’ (Nicki Minaj feat. Drake and Lil Wayne) 

Impact Track: Big Sean feat. Kanye West and John Legend – ‘One Man Can Change The World’ Common and John Legend – ‘Glory’ (From The Motion Picture ‘Selma’) J.Cole – ‘Apparently’ J.Cole – ‘Be Free’ Kendrick Lamar – ‘Alright’ 

People’s Champ Award:Big Sean feat. Drake and Kanye West – ‘Blessings’ Fetty Wap – ‘Trap Queen’ Future – ‘Commas’ Kendrick Lamar – ‘i’ Rae Sremmurd – ‘No Type’ Rich Homie Quan – ‘Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)’..

*All the very best to them. Hugs 

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Man ordered to sweep court for 3 weeks for stealing woman’s purse while buying bread

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A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday ordered a 30-year-old man, Garba Aliyu, to sweep the court premises for three weeks for stealing women’s purse.

Aliyu was convicted and sentenced after he pleaded guilty to theft. The Magistrate, Ibrahim Emmanuel, said the convict’s plea had saved the court the pains of a prolonged prosecution, adding that the punishment would have been more severe if he had not pleaded guilty.

Emmanuel said that in arriving at the sentence, the court took into consideration the fact that the convict was a first time offender who was remorseful. He also advised him to be of good behavior, stressing that the court frowned at acts of violence.

“Desist from such acts in future and become a better citizen and human being,’’ he advised.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Chidi Leo, told the court that on May 7, the convict criminally trespassed into the shop of one Adanna Ebuka located at Kano Road along Ahmadu Bello Way Kaduna.

Leo said that the convict went into the shop and stole a purse belonging to the complainant while pretending to buy a loaf of bread. He added that during police investigation, the said purse was recovered from the convict.

The prosecutor said the offence contravened the Penal Code of Kaduna State, 2017.

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Mayorkun debunks knowing Nicki DaBarbie, announces intent to sue despite her arrest

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Nigerian singer Mayorkun has publicly responded to the arrest of controversial influencer Nicki DaBarbie, strongly denying her allegations of misconduct.

In a recent tweet, the artist expressed his disbelief at the accusations and announced his intention to pursue legal action against DaBarbie, despite her current detention.

Mayorkun clarified that he has never encountered Nicki DaBarbie in person and was entirely unaware of her existence until the allegations surfaced.

Addressing the serious accusation that he and fellow artist Skiibii attempted to spike her drink for ritualistic purposes, Mayorkun emphasized his innocence and condemned the ease with which such claims spread online.

Reacting to the allegation, Mayorkun said; “You know, I was going to let this remain as a court case but when I checked the comments under some of the blogs where these ridiculous allegations were posted, I was quickly reminded of how gullible most people are on the internet and how they are ready to run along, spreading any negative news without any form of clarity.

“Just for the record, I never met that person on the said day, still never seen that person till this day, never knew about that person’s existence not until those allegations came up.. yet she claimed I put ‘something’ in her drink.
A lot of people believed that story and you think I’ll let this libellous claim fly? Hell fucking NO!

“I took this time off because I didn’t want to act out based off of emotions, because if I did; I’ll definitely act out of character and that is not who I am.

“For weeks; I’ve been getting calls from brands I work with, colleagues, friends & family about this rubbish and you know what makes it worse? You social media commentators, internet police, even people I used to think I’m cool with.. scrambling for the tiniest bit of clout and relevance, cluelessly jumping on anything not bothered if it’s someone’s life or career on the line; it might be yours tomorrow.

“I wanna re-instate, I have never seen this person before even as I am typing this! I still haven’t set my eyes on this person.. Like what else can I say? How else can I prove this?

“There’s no need for me to ask for an apology where I won’t get any. I just needed to say this publicly and get it off my chest.. cos if it was a case of ‘cancellation’ as many people are quick to do, I for don go back to dey find work for bank.

“But as they didn’t wait to hear my side of the story before they slandered my name, I would keep the same energy and not listen to anyone’s opinion while I press full charges.. even though I’m aware she’s remanded in prison at the moment but not on my own charge.. YET!”

See the screenshot of the post by Mayorkun below (swipe to view more);

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‘Superstar no get money for car’ – Speed Darlington mocks Portable following his arrest (Video)

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Controversial Nigerian singer Speed Darlington has taken to social media to drag the living daylight out of his colleague Portable following his arrest.

Portable, the “Zazoo Zeh” hitmaker has been one of the trending conversations online as the Lagos State Police Command arrested him following his refusal to pay the debt he incurred when he purchased G-Wagon from a car dealer in the state.

It was reported that Portable, during the purchase of the vehicle worth N27 million, paid only N13 million and has since refused to pay the remaining N14 million balance.

However, Portable gets social media abuzz following the way he jumps the gate to escape after police come to arrest him over alleged unpaid debt for his G-Wagon.

The policemen further use their expertise to trail Portable, catch him, and bundle him inside the car when he was trying to show some aggressiveness. He further blast the singer for living a fake life.

As the video went viral online, singer Speed Darlington joined the league of Nigerians mocking Portable after being arrested over unpaid debt for his G-Wagon.

In the clip, Speed Darlington while mocking Portable shared a video of him slapping the backside of a lady stressing that he is not like Portable that jumped the fence over unpaid debt.

He added that what he does his cash and carry unlike Portable whom he described as a Yoruba superstar who doesn’t have money to complete his car payment.

Watch the video below;

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Bodex F. Hungbo, SPMIIM is a multiple award-winning Nigerian Digital Media Practitioner, Digital Strategist, PR consultant, Brand and Event Expert, Tv Presenter, Tier-A Blogger/Influencer, and a top cobbler in Nigeria.

She has widespread experiences across different professions and skills, which includes experiences in; Marketing, Media, Broadcasting, Brand and Event Management, Administration and Management with prior stints at MTN, NAPIMS-NNPC, GLOBAL FLEET OIL AND GAS, LTV, Silverbird and a host of others

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