Read the biggest stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing on Entertainment Roundup this Friday morning.
Jay Z absent at Songwriter’s Hall of Fame Awards…
To be next to his wife, Beyonce while she’s in labour?
That’s exactly what it looks like considering the current buzz around Queen Bey’s pregnancy.
Sources told E!News that Jay Z was seen with daughter, Blue Ivy in a Los Angeles area hospital.
Jay Z who was to be honoured as the first rapper to be inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame made up for his absence by tweeting up a storm of names he wanted to thank.
“Thank you to all the people that have inspired me . Rakim KANE KRS chuck cube Jaz Em Andre Nas big PAC cole kendrick chance jayE ..wait,
“Lauryn Nicki lite latifah common ye drake and meek . Run caz LL chainz cam tip (both of them) thought pharaoh , face . De la . Ice T. Wait
“G Rap .Mel . Kurupt . Lox. X . Q. Ab lupe. Mos. Foxy. Boss . Ross. Quavo Future Travis too many fuck this. All you!T grizzley song best out
“Shit did I say redman ? Ghost and Rae . Wu tang I beat Genius in a rap battle I think ha . Busta (him too) Treach . Thug . B a rapper too!
“Shit …Wayne , Juve BG Nipsey . Kim . Slaughterhouse (yes mouse too ha) Folarin MC eiht . Short . 40 . Mac dre this shit hard .Never mind
“Fuck ..50 cent big L sho ag nice and smooth Joe and pun . diggable butterfly esp…beanie young chris freeway SP okay for real this time .
He went on and on, then shared a dropbox link thanking the greatest rapper of all time, BARACK OBAMA!
And the greatest rapper of all time OBAMA . Thank you 44 https://t.co/CueS0BynCj
— Mr. Carter (@S_C_) June 16, 2017
Watch President Obama induct Jay Z here:
Moji Olaiya died of “natural causes”
Following rumours of a possible poisoning, late Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya’s brother has released a statement saying the actress died of “natural causes”.
She was reported to have died of a cardiac arrest months after she delivered her baby in Canada.
Olaiya was buried in Lagos last week.
Jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case “deadlocked
“We cannot come to a unanimous consensus on any of the counts“, the foreman of the 12-man jury at veteran comedian, Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial said on Thursday.
Cosby who is facing charges for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting a lady, Andrea Constand in his home in 2004 has not pleaded guilty and has testified in the trial.
E!News reports that the jury announced it was deadlocked “after 30 hours of deliberation”.