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Akon wants to build ‘real-life Wakanda’ using a currency called AKoin

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” …

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Lil Kim Shades Nicki Minaj While Declaring Her Love For Cardi B

Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim are clearly nowhere near being on good terms. Their longstanding beef that seemingly started from Kim thinking Nicki copied her has not died down. The “Magic Stick” rapper recently chatted with Entertainment Tonight while at Paris Hilton x Boohoo’s official launch party in West Hollywood. When asked about Cardi B and Nicki Minaj, …

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Paul McCartney releases new music

He may have just turned 76, but Paul McCartney is clearly not ready to retire. The Beatle has just released two new singles and announced a forthcoming album. That’s right, Macca is back. “I Don’t Know” and “Come On To Me” dropped Wednesday. His album, “Egypt Station,” will be out …

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Nigerian man sentenced to 15 years for IRS tax-return scheme

A Nigerian man who masterminded a conspiracy to obtain millions in refunds from the Internal Revenue Service has been sentenced in Oregon to 15 years in federal prison. Emmanuel Kazeem, 35, who also lived in Bowie, Maryland, was sentenced Wednesday in Eugene. A jury previously convicted him of fraud, conspiracy …

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Maryland Universities to Revoke Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degrees

The University of Baltimore, the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore each submitted requests, rescinding the comedian’s honorary degrees. The University System of Maryland says three universities in the state are rescinding honorary degrees awarded to comedian and actor Bill Cosby. The Baltimore Sun reports the …

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Johnny Depp Details Divorce and How His $650 Million Net-Worth Is Almost Gone

Johnny Depp has experienced some romantic, professional and financial set-backs recently that have painted a particularly troubling portrait of the actor. However, the Pirates of the Caribbean star sat down with Rolling Stone to speak candidly about his personal life like never before. Depp openly discussed his divorce with Amber Heard, and the physical abuse allegations that …

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Michael Jackson’s dad Joe Jackson in hospital with Terminal Cancer

Joe Jackson, father of late pop legend Michael Jackson and living legend Janet Jackson, is in the hospital with terminal cancer. According to TMZ, family members have flocked to Joe’s bedside, as he has been battling cancer for a while and is now in the last stages. His cancer is said to be untreatable.  

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Aliko Dangote’s new son-in-law, Jamil Abubakar allegedly impregnates side chic; she cries out, says if anything happens to her or the baby, he’s responsible

A new mother is claiming that Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote’s new son-in-law, Jamil Abubakar is the father of her 7-week-old son but claims he’s trying to silence her because he wants nothing to do with her or the baby. 22-year-old Irene Chiamaka Nwachukwu said Jamil never mentioned to her …

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ABC Announces Roseanne Spinoff Without Roseanne Barr

The Conner family will soon be returning to TV screens — but without its matriarch. Three weeks after ABC canceled the Roseanne reboot following series creator and star Roseanne Barr‘s racist tweet, PEOPLE confirms the network has greenlit the spinoff with John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson and Michael Fishman returning. Roseanne Spinoff Starring Sara Gilbert Reportedly …

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