Entertainment Roundup: TLC set to release first album in 15 years, 2Baba releases single ‘Hold My Hand’ to mark World Refugees Day | More stories

Here are all the biggest entertainment stories from yesterday plus the ones that unraveled while you slept – and are still causing major buzz this morning.

Mobb Deep rapper, Prodigy dies at 42

Prodigy died in Las Vegas following complications from sickle cell anaemia, a disease he had reportedly battled since birth.

The 42 year old was one half of rap group, Mobb Deep and was part of the ‘Art of Rap’ tour where he performed with other 90s rapper including Ice T and Ghostface Killah on Saturday.

Variety describes Prodigy  and his Mobb Deep partner, Havoc as “a leading light of the hardcore hip-hop sound of the 1990s”.

 

Are you ready for another TLC album?

Or do we have to refresh your memory about who or what TLC is first? LOL!

The girl group that gave us some of the best sounds of the 90s – No Scrubs, Waterfall etc- is set to make a comeback with their first album in 15 years.

Now, that’s already an A score for effort.

Wondering how late member, Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes will be remembered in the album?

T-boz had this to say, “We took some live music and played under it and made it a beat. It’s the essence of Lisa that you remember her for—the live, the funky, the spunky energy that she had”. Thoughtful right?

Well, the 12-track album is slated for a 30 June release and will be called TLC.

 

2Baba releases new single “Hold My Hand”

The song is in commemoration of World Refugee Day and features intro vocals by an 8-year-old IDP who briefly shares her plight.

Innocent 2baba Idibia has also pledged that 60 percent of the proceeds of the song will be donated to Internally Displaced Persons in the Northern region of Nigeria.

 

Adele pays surprise visit to Grenfell Tower firefighters

The multiple award-winning singer walked in on some of the firefighters who helped put out the deadly blaze that erupted the 24-storey Grenfell Tower and claimed over 50 lives.

One of the firemen shared photos of Adele’s visit on Facebook and wrote in part, “Not everyday the wonderfully grounded and caring Adele pops into Chelsea Firestation for a cup of tea and a cuddle. X”

 

 

 

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