Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today.
Blackface says 2Baba is suing him for N50m
Blackface Naija has for years been claiming that his former mate from Plantashun Boiz, 2Baba stole the song “African Queen” from him.
2Baba had in May 2017 threatened to sue Blackface Naija for defamation of character if the latter doesn’t apologise and withdraw his statement. It looks like he is going forward with a law suit.
Blackface Naija wrote on Instagram:
“2face idibia @official2baba & his manager Efe Omorogbe @efeomorogbe Sued me for 50Million They claiming i didnt write #letsomebodyloveyou & #africanqueen n what else??
Just about time me and my #legalteamfiled for #mydefence
After which I will release my album #risingsun (defendervol2)“.
2face idibia @official2baba & his manager Efe Omorogbe @efeomorogbe Sued me for 50Million They claiming i didnt write #letsomebodyloveyou & #africanqueen n what else?? Just about time me and my #legalteam filed for #mydefence After which I will release my album #risingsun (defendervol2) #BFNfans #BFNmovement #goodoverevil #lightoverdarkness 🙏
Shuri is getting her own comic book series
Science fiction writer, Nnedi Okorafor has confirmed that she’s begun writing a comic series which will focus on Wakanda‘s wizard of technology, Shuri.
Nnedi shared the news on Twitter on Tuesday.
💥Announcement: I'm writing Shuri. 🤓
— Nnedi Okorafor, PhD (@Nnedi) July 17, 2018
Here is the illustration for the first issue of Shuri (written by me, art by @Leo__Romero). I love it soooooo much!
— Nnedi Okorafor, PhD (@Nnedi) July 18, 2018
Jim Iyke says ban of A-List actors in 2004 affected Nollywood negatively
In this interview with Pulse, he said:
“To think you have enough power to ban someone and totally shut down what they stand for, what they are gifted with, the joy they bring to themselves, not only as a challenge and a responsibility, but to the world in general, is downright evil. And they paid for it drastically, if you ask me.”
Then he adds:
“The gap is still felt till tomorrow. They have not been able to fill it, I dare say. And it has brought a general decline in the general prosperity of Nollywood as well.”
‘The Dark Knight’ set for 10th Anniversary Imax re-release
Warner Bros. Pictures has set Christopher Nolan’s 2008 superhero sequel “The Dark Knight” for a re-release in four select Imax theaters to celebrate the film’s 10th anniversary, Variety reports.
Released July 18, 2008, “The Dark Knight” became, at the time, just the fourth film to ever cross the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office. The film was nominated for eight Academy Awards and won two, including a posthumous supporting actor Oscar for Heath Ledger’s memorable performance as the Joker.
Miley Cyrus calls off wedding to Liam Hemsworth
She’s not ready for kids.
According to Metro UK, Miley has called off her wedding to her 28-year-old fiance as they can’t agree on when to have children.