Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Burna Boy becomes first Nigerian artiste with certified silver album in UK

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Nigerian superstar, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy has become the first Nigerian artiste with a certified silver album, “African Giant” in the UK.

The singer, who took to his Instagram account to share the good news said he was so excited over the achievement.

He also expressed love to his fans and everyone who supported him.

This is coming after news that ‘Own It’ by Stormzy featuring Burna Boy and Ed Sheeran, has a two-time platinum certification for selling 600,000 copies.

Rapper, Bobby Shmurda denied parole, to stay in prison till 2021

Popular US rapper, Bobby Shmurda will have to remain in prison till 2021 after being denied parole.

His parole hearing was originally set for mid-August until it was pushed back for one month.

He was denied the opportunity following his interview last Tuesday September 15 with the Board of Parole.

Bobby was denied release and given a hold until the maximum expiration of his sentence on December 11, 2021.

The rapper has been behind bars for about six years (two years in city jail, followed by four in state lockup) after his arrest in December 2014.

Prosecutors said he was part of an East Flatbush–based gang, GS9, which engaged in a protracted turf battle with multiple other rivals such as Brooklyn’s Most Wanted, from January 2013 to October 2014.

Twenty-one people were charged in the indictment.

He was sentenced to seven years in prison after accepting a deal to plead guilty to 4th-degree conspiracy and 2nd-degree criminal weapons possession.