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Pop singer, actress and designer Rihanna can add another accolade to her growing list of achievements after being given a new ambassadorial role by the government of Barbados. The artist, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, was named “Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary” for her home country on Thursday. The role involves promoting education, tourism […]

For winning Sunday’s final, FIFA will give France $38 million from its prize fund. Fance just played its way to its first World Cup victory in 20 years, defeating Croatia’s team 4-2 on Sunday to take home the soccer tournament’s iconic trophy, lifelong bragging rights and a whole lot of prize money. But just how […]

Drake will reportedly have an album of new material ready for his next record deal. Despite recently releasing a 26-track record ‘Scorpion’ through Young Money/Cash Money – which is distributed through Universal Music Group’s Republic Records – just last month, the ‘Hotline Bling’ rapper is said to be prepared for the next stage of his […]

In 2017, Chun-Li rapper Nicki Minaj took the initiative to recognize determined young students by granting them the opportunity to win full scholarships through her “Student Of The Game” project. The project would pay up to $18,000 to the winners she personally selected. The announcement of the winners was long overdue and was to be announced on June 11, […]

Akon says he’s planning to release a new cryptocurrency named after himself – called Akoin. Speaking at the Cannes Lions Festival on Monday, the Locked Up singer said he believed cryptocurrency could be “the saviour of Africa”. AKoin’s official website says the singer wants the app “on every mobile phone” between now and December. And […]

Google’s reach into almost all aspects ofpeople’s digital lives – from email and search to maps and calendars – means there isn’t much it doesn’t know about its 1.17 billion users. And now, the technology giant might even know when you’re going to die. The company’s Medical Brain team is using a new type of […]

Remember, eight years ago, the world discovered what a vuvuzela was during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa? Not only did the ‘horns’ give people everywhere a new idea on how to really annoy your next-door neighbours, but it irritated FIFA enough that the horns were banned at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. […]

Beyoncé has retained her title as queen of the surprise music drop. This time she had some help, as she and husband Jay-Z released a joint album, “Everything Is Love,” Saturday on his Tidal streaming service. The project has long been rumoured and comes as the pair has been thrilling audiences in Europe with their […]

Cardi B and Offset are on the cover of July’s Rolling Stone magazine.  Rolling Stone captioned the photo, “Here’s a first look at our upcoming cover featuring Cardi B and Offset. You can pick it up on newsstands July 2nd. Photograph by Ruven Afanador (@ruvenafanador)” and I legit just subscribed and in the note section […]

What would you do with $3.3 million in the bank? Actually, let us rephrase that: What would you do with $3.3 million in the bank as a 19-year-old kid? If you’re anything like Erik Finman, the answer is simple: you build a robotic suit. But more on that later. If Finman’s name sounds faintly familiar […]


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