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Burna Boy debuts as movie producer in ‘3 Cold Dishes’

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Burna Boy, the Grammy award-winning singer, has teamed up with Black Mic Mac, the production company, to executively produce a movie titled ‘3 Cold Dishes’.

The ‘City Boys’ hitmaker will make his debut in the upcoming thriller through Spaceship Films, a company he co-founded alongside Bose Ogulu, his mother.

Though Big Black Mac is the leading brain behind the project, the company would co-produce the film alongside Ifind, Alma Prods, Asurf Films, and Martian Network.

Directed by Asurf Oluseyi and written by Tomi Adesina, ‘3 Cold Dishes’ is a story set across Nigeria, the Republic of Benin, and Côte d’Ivoire. The film follows three teenagers, victims of sex trafficking, who reunite thirteen years later to plot their revenge.

In a chat with Variety, Oluseyi described the movie as “the biggest pan-African film yet” and “an African cinematic journey like no other”.

“This film is a testament to the strength and resilience of its characters, and it took us blood and sweat to get it to this stage,” he said.

The movie boasts of star-studded casts such as Osas Ighodaro, Femi Jacobs, Wale Ojo, Ruby Akubueze, Brutus Richards as well as some Ivorian and Senegalese actors.

‘3 Cold Dishes’ is one of the dozen lined-up projects by Big Black Mac, a production company championing African and Middle Eastern talent.

The company intends to release a couple of films and television series from emerging and established talents that showcase the range of dynamic voices in Africa and the Middle East.

Other projects currently being worked on include: ‘The Devil Inside’, ‘The Three Rascals’, ‘Apophenia’, ‘La Sape’, ‘The Great Transporter’, ‘The Cage’ and ‘Let The Earth Burn’.

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Justin Timberlake’s lawyer talks tough over his arrest for drunk driving

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The legal representative of Justin Timberlake, on Wednesday, broke his silence following the singer’s arrest in the United States.

The ace singer was arrested by the police on Monday night at Sag Harbor, on the eastern end of Long Island, for allegedly driving under the influence (DUI).

Timberlake was arraigned on Tuesday and charged with one count of driving while intoxicated along with citations for failure to keep right and failure to stop at a stop sign.

He was, however, released without bail on Tuesday after being formally charged. He is scheduled to appear virtually in court on July 26.

According to TMZ, Edward Burke Jr, Timberlake’s lawyer, vowed that he would “vigorously” defend him against the allegations.

Burke added that he wants to see what prosecutors have on his client.

“[We] look forward to vigorously defending Mr. Timberlake against these allegations. He will have a lot to say at the appropriate time,” he said.

“He is currently awaiting full discovery from the DA’s office.”

Timberlake is on a tour to promote his latest album, ‘Everything I Thought It Was’.

The ‘Forget Tomorrow World Tour’ is scheduled to play host to Chicago’s United Center on June 21 and June 22, before heading to New York City’s Madison Square Garden on June 25 and June 26.

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Saida Boj finally apologizes to Nigerians for over N20 million claims from men (Video)

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Controversial social media influencer Sarah Idaji Ojone, popularly known as Saida Boj, has issued a public apology to Nigerians, addressing the controversial claims involving over getting N20 million from various men.

The influencer took to her Instagram page to express her remorse and clarify the situation, stating that she did not mean to miseducate people with her claims.

Saida Boj became viral online after revealing that she can sleep with any man who gives her N20 million weekly during Wazobia Nedu’s podcast ‘The Hunch Podcast’.

However, she acknowledged her mistakes and stated that she regretted her actions. In her words, “Good morning guys, I just came to say I’m sorry for the late podcast. Initially, I did not want to apologize because I did not do anything wrong. You guys should not get me wrong, I did not mean to say N20 million, but if you have camera all over your face, you won’t know when you will say some things”.

“It was suppose to come out from my mouth, I am here to apologize to the men, women, boys, girls. I am so sorry for the. Actually, I be wan say N19.8 million. N29 million for what, shey na me give am money to keep for me. I wanted to say N19.8 million, I am not that wicked”.

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‘I’m flyest man on earth’ — Wizkid brags

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Wizkid, the Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, has bragged about being the “flyest man on earth”.

Flyest refers to a person of great importance who knows how to handle money and is assertive in all aspects.

The ‘Superstar’ hitmaker boasted about his personality on Wednesday via his Instagram story.

“Flyest nigga on earth,” he wrote, without providing context to back his braggadocio.

The post was shared a few hours after the singer and Jada Pollock, his manager and baby mama, appeared at the Paris Fashion Week.

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