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I’m determined to challenge successful African artistes –D Large – Punch Newspapers

Ademola Olonilua and Timileyin Akinkahunsi

Afropop act, Solomon Onyebuchi Nwosu, popularly known as D Large, has released a new song, Badda, and warned music artistes in Nigeria and outside the country that he is determined to challenge them.

The budding singer, who had earlier released songs like ‘Meet Up’ and ‘Obuchukwu,’ described his fusion of funky punch lines and Highlife music as setting him apart from other artistes.

“I am a well-rounded artist with witty wordplay, melodic tones and captivating lyrics and that puts the listener on a reflective musical journey.

“What sets me apart from any other artistes is the fact that I am versatile. Also, I have found a way to infuse punch lines with Highlife to give my fans a melodious body of work.”

Speaking on his recent project, D…

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‘I’m A Christian’: African-American Actress Says She’s Not Black

As we have all seen with the rise of Trump, evangelicals are serious hypocrites. That goes for everyone from Black pastors who engaged in a pointless photo-op with Trump to white evangelicals who attacked Obama but support a man with five kids by three different women. Now another evangelical has been added to that growing list.

Actress and speaker Priscilla Shirer, who is African-American, said she doesn’t identify as a Black woman, only Christian.

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“I don’t want ‘Black,’ my race, to be the describing adjective, the defining adjective, as a woman,” she ranted in a video that has been viewed 7 million times. “I am not a Black woman, I’m a Christian woman who happens to…

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I’m glad Melania Trump is in Africa, but her trip won’t change anything (opinion)

That’s how The Associated Press described the trip. At first, I was ready to spring into action to destroy this problematic framing — a four-country tour is not “every corner.” Malawi, one of the countries she is visiting, is actually more in the southeastern middle of Africa than in a corner, per se. And as for “vast and impoverished,” that’s just lazy, stereotypical and clichéd.

But then I realized that her trip — and the reporting around it — doesn’t actually enrage me enough to write a scathing review.

In fact, everything around it is, well, boring. But it’s not only boring; it’s a waste of US taxpayer money and a waste of African time and attention.

In Kenya, where I am from, she will reportedly take that very well-worn VIP circuit in Nairobi, making the same familiar stops — a…

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My Turn: Patrick Fayle: I’m through with the NFL – Opinion – providencejournal.com

I have been a huge football fan ever since I began following the Baltimore Colts when I lived in Maryland in the early 1960s. When I moved to Virginia, I followed the Washington Redskins. When the Navy took me to Newport in 1987, I became a New England Patriots fan, and have watched or listened to almost every one of their games since then.

Then in 2016, an African-American football player, Colin Kaepernick, first sat, then knelt, during the playing of the national anthem. He initially said that he did it to give a voice “to the people that are being oppressed.”

That would be the same Colin Kaepernick who was adopted by a white couple who provided him with what can only be described as a fairly comfortable life. That would also be the same Colin Kaepernick who wore a pair of socks…

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Roseanne Barr tells Hannity: ‘I’m not going to let them tell me what I meant”

In her first in her first televised interview since ABC fired her in May, Roseanne Barr continued to insist, sometimes tearfully, that her controversial tweet about former Obama White House adviser Valerie Jarrett was not racist.

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Nelson Mandela’s Legacy was to Advance African Unity. I’m Living Proof

On 18 July 1918, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born. In 1944, he became part of the African National Congress (ANC), formally joining the struggle against racial oppression and discrimination in South Africa. In 1952, he was arrested for the first time in relation to his activism, and 12 years later in 1962, Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment. He spent 27 years in prison, walking out from Victor Verster Prison on 11 February 1990. In 1994, he became the first democratically elected president in South Africa.

100 years after the birth of Nelson Mandela, his name and legacy continue to be a national conversation in South Africa. Whether it be efforts to hold his life and his message of an equal society as a rallying point for healing and unity,…

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