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“This werey no fit ever try am with Muslims oo” – Fans drag singer Asake online over ‘Only Me’ video (Video)



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Sensational Nigerian Afrobeat singer, songwriter and YBNL signee, Ahmed Ololade, professionally known by his stage name, Asake, has sparked a whirlwind of controversy on social media with the release of his newest music video accompanying the chart-topping hit ‘Only Me’.

Asake who is signed under Olamide’s YBNL announced the music video’s release on Thursday, February 29th,2024.

Under the direction of TG Omori, the music video unfolded as Asake adorned priestly attire, serving communion in a setting reminiscent of a sacred church space.

Adding to the spectacle, his ensemble of video vixens mirrored the solemn attire of altar servers, embodying the dutiful assistants who aid priests during religious ceremonies.

The video has ignited a storm of condemnation on social media, particularly on platform X, where users have vehemently accused Asake, who identifies as a Muslim, of persistently disrespecting the Christian faith.

Some users referred to a scene from his ‘Bandana’ video, wherein black goats infiltrate a church, as further evidence to support their claims.

Asake Sparks Religious Controversy; “You Disrespect Christianity.” —  Guardian Life — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Reacting an X user identified as @Solomon_Buchi wrote; “Asake keeps disrespecting the Christian faith in his music videos. Dramatizing giving the Eucharist, robed up in priestly regalia for a music video that has no connection with Christianity is disrespectful. In his Bandana video, he depicts black goats troping into the church, with cloven tongues of fire above weird men.

Asake, I think, is a Muslim. Why doesn’t he go above and beyond to embarrass his Muslim faith in this same way? Why do Christians even listen to these musicians who bluntly disrespect Christianity?”

@sire_hades said; “This not the first time, asake olamide and the entire ybnl are disrespecting Christians. Asake is a Muslim let him shoot his video in a mosque wearing an iman’s robe. If you’re a Christian and you’re still an asake fan, you’re a big f00l!”

@rukky_nate commented; “Christianity is the actual religion of peace, tolerance, and the gullible. The faith encourages all to live in harmony, love, and defend its name without chopping off heads. And that’s why folks like Asake; a Muslim could make a caricature of Christianity with zero repercussions.”

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Veteran Nollywood Actress, Stella Ikwuegbu Is Dead



Actress Stella Ikwuegbu

The Nollywood movie industry was thrown into mourning on Sunday over the death of veteran actress, Stella Ikwuegbu.

Naija Latest Gist reports Ikwuegbu died after battling with leg cancer for some time.

Her death was confirmed by movie producer, Stanley Nwoko, otherwise known as Stanley Ontop, via a post on his Instagram page. According to him, the veteran actress died on Sunday, 16th June.

Popular Nollywood actress/veteran Mrs stella ikwuegbu is dead.

“The veteran Actress left this world today after battling with Leg cancer. Rest well madam Stella.

“Nollywood not again.

“It’s well.

Shalom!,” he wrote.

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Funke Akindele replies troll who advised her and Toyin Abraham to lose weight



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Popular Nollywood actress and film maker Funke Akindele, has sparked reactions following her recent altercation with a troll who tried to body shame her and her colleague, Toyin Aimaku.

The troll had commented on her post, advising her to lose weight. He remarked that it was foolish for her to gain weight and remain unconcerned. Additionally, he claimed that being overweight was particularly detrimental for an actress like her, as it could impact her performance in roles.

The critics emphasized that it’s misguided to think that gaining weight is a sign of a good life, ignoring the fact that obesity can be deadly and uncomfortable. He urged both her and Toyin Abraham to lose weight, pointing out the noticeable changes in their shape and appearance.

He wrote, “Funke Akindele, it’s unwise how you’re getting too fat yet feeling unbothered. More unwise not knowing fatness isn’t good for an actress of your kind as it may affect role delivery and prevent directors from contacting characters that need smart, flexible, and fit actresses.”

“Most unwise, many of y’all celebs think getting fat is evidence of good living, forgetting obesity kills and causes discomfort. U & Toyin Abraham need do a lot about weight reduction. U people have changed shape and signature. Hit gym 24hrs. Avoid junk, and limit excess sleeping. Be wise. Don’t be unwise”.

This did not sit well with Funke Akindele, known for her explicit movie performances, as she penned her thought via the comment section. She appreciated him for his concern and then called him a mad man.

She replied, “Yes sir. Werey Alaso”.

Checkout the screenshot below:

Funke Akindele and a troll

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Rema reportedly leaves Don Jazzy Mavin records after 5 years



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Nigerian music sensation Rema, one of the most prominent young artists, has reportedly parted ways with Mavin Records, the label founded by the legendary music producer Don Jazzy.

Rema, whose real name is Divine Ikubor, allegedly left the record label five years after joining, marking numerous hits and significant milestones.

The 24-year-old Nigerian singer burst onto the music scene in 2019 when he was signed by Mavin Records. He quickly rose to fame with his unique sound, blending Afrobeat, trap, and pop elements. His debut EP, simply titled “Rema,” was a massive success, featuring hits like “Dumebi,” “Iron Man,” and “Corny”, making him gain international recognition.

His song ‘Calm down’ remix featuring American singer Selena Gomez was a huge success under the guidance of Mavin records and Don Jazzy. The remix provided Rema his first Billboard Hot 100 entry while also ruling the US Afrobeat chart. It become the most streamed Afrobeats song of 2022. The song had gathered over 436 million streams when the original and the remix are combined.

The news of Rema leaving Mavin Records has left many fans shocked and curious about his next moves. While neither Rema nor Mavin Records has officially confirmed the split, a thorough checking on his Instagram shows that Rema has taken down all his posts including ones relating to his record label.

It can be recalled that Rema called out Mavin records for using him for fake publicity.

Checkout the screenshot below:

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