Entertainment Roundup: Despacito is the most viewed video on YouTube with over 3 billion views; Moyo Lawal clears the air on suicide rumours | More stories

Catch up on the biggest entertainment stories from the weekend and others that unraveled while you slept – and are certain to buzz throughout Monday.

Jay-Z’s latest video is a remake of 90s sitcom, Friends

Rapper, Jay-Z tells quite a story with the video for ‘Moonlight’, a track off his 4.44 album.

The video, which was released exclusively on streaming app Tidal at 4.44pm on Friday 4th August, is a version of popular American sitcom, Friends but with an all black cast.

Insecure star, Issa Rae, Jerrod Carmichael, Lil Rel Howery are some of the cast in the 6-minute long video.

The video also made reference to that famous Oscar error when La La Land was named as winner in the Best Picture category instead of Moonlight.


Despacito’ is the most viewed video on YouTube ever

Despacito for world president, anyone?

The Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee track is destroying charts and crushing records everywhere.

First it was the most streamed song in the world, now it is the most watched video on YouTube surpassing Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth‘s See You Again which held the title for about one month.

As of publishing, Despacito has 3,055,621,890 views on YouTube making it not just the most viewed but the first to hit 3 billion views.

Add to the numbers. Watch again here:


Hollup guys! Moyo Lawal is NOT trying to kill herself

The Nollywood actress wrote on Instagram on Sunday, “I didn’t and will never attempt to kill myself ,ya all watch too many movies?•?”

Following a misconception of an Instagram caption she shared on Saturday that read, “Dear Lovers …… Am sorry ,I have been away and silent this past couple of months but you see ,I haven’t been able to explain what was going on in my mind and my heart. All i know, is that I have been living in a body fighting to survive with a mind that has been trying to die . ………………. P.s I missed you,so so much ? ML”

Concerned fans took the message literally and reports began to fly around that Moyo Lawal may have attempted suicide.

She however cleared the air and hopefully everyone can go to sleep now.

Wait………hold up lovers…. I think we are ..eeem blowing things out of proportion!!!…………………… God has been really good to me and my support system? is different shades of amazing ,my family ,friends turned family ,friends who have remained as friends ???….fans turned friends are everything ••••••••• ••••••••••••••••••••••••• Its just that well ,I got really numb for a bit ? …and was in a very dark place that I didn't understand ………… I mean ,it still shocks me that God Almighty has blessed me so much that I can actually live my life accordingly to my own rules ….like small short bowlegged, one kind looking me ?….although( Baba God? please answer my call oooh)" I am still awaiting that. ••• "Hollywood magic and money"?? and my "Kanye" ❤"••• .. But otherwise ,I can't complain•••••• P.s …….Thank you all so much for the love,because honestly the amount of people that have reached out me despite having their own problems is whew …too sweet ….may the Almighty meet each and everyone of you in your hour of need? P.s..p.s …So many people have reached out to me ,talking about their own experiences and I will really love that to continue ,so pls feel free to reach out to me,I will love to listen and hopefully make things better ? …………………………… P.s..p.s…p.s ?? I didn't and will never attempt to kill myself ,ya all watch too many movies?•?…. ……….. ?ML

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Efe releases visuals for ‘Based on Logistics’

Big Brother Naija winner, Efe is not allowing criticism slow him down.

Call his music crap or wack then Efe goes harder.

For his first single ‘Based on Logistics’, Efe has dropped a video that looks really good and is poised to sell the song to a larger audience.

Directed by Mex, the video features appearances by Denrele Edun and fellow BBNaija housemate, Bisola.




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