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Burna Boy To Perform At 2024 Grammy Awards

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Nigerian singer, Damini Ogulu, also known as Burna Boy, will perform at the 66th Grammy Awards alongside other artistes.

The Recording Academy made the announcement on Monday morning

Burna Boy, the ‘City Boy’ crooner, will perform at the Grammys alongside Luke Combs and Travis Scott.

The Recording Academy shared the news on their official X handle, stating, “Attention: African Giant @BurnaBoy will take the #GRAMMYs stage on Sunday, February 4th at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT on @CBS.”

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Grammy award winner Burna Boy is nominated in four categories in this year’s awards, including Best Global Music Album (“I Told Them…”), Best African Music Performance (“City Boys”), Best Global Music Performance (“Alone”), and Best Melodic Rap Performance (“Sittin’ on Top of the World”).

Scott is nominated for best rap album for Utopia. He was also nominated in that category for his previous studio album, Astroworld.

Combs is up for Best Country Solo Performance for his version of Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car.”

Trevor Noah will host the Grammy’s for the fourth consecutive year.

 

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Reactions As Burna Boy Calls Davido ‘Joke’

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Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, has subtly referred to his colleague Davido as a “joke.”

Burna Boy made the comment while firing back at a Davido fan who called him an “ode” for losing four Grammys recently.

Commenting under a post on Burna Boy’s X handle, the Davido fan, who used the DMW boss as his display picture, wrote: “Ode, bottled four Grammys,” to which Burna Boy replied, “The actual joke is in your display pic.”

READ ALSO: Burna Boy’s Grammy Performance Ranks 6th On Billboard

Burna Boy later deleted his comment after the fan changed his display picture from Davido to the ‘African Giant.’

Another fan attempted to troll the singer for deleting his comment but Burna Boy explained that he did that because the troll changed his display picture.

The fan wrote, “Burna Boy no fit stand on business? He fold?,” and Burna Boy replied: “You nor see say baba don change am put my picture? Na me be joke?”

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Despite the singer deleting his comment, it has continued to receive backlash on social media, with many condemning the comment.

See some of the reactions below:

@NuTyrant: “Burna Boy throwing shades at Davido unprovoked shows that he’s immature, one of the reasons he’ll always be categorized as a New Cat.”

@jah_boi: “Burna Boy has been consistently directly insulting davido since 2020 yet his fans still prefer him to wiz….shows they’re not really Davido Stan just wizkid hater.”

@Owiggy: “Most Burna fans are hypocrites walai! Just imagine say na O B O tweet that thing, the whole twitter for don chop am raw.”

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Being Born Again Christian Doesn’t Guarantee Heaven — Yul Edochie

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Controversial Nollywood actor turned pastor, Yul Edochie said merely being born again Christian does not guarantee entry into Heaven.

Yul Edochie stated this in an post vis Instagram handle.

The acclaimed pastor underscores the importance of cultivating a heart filled with love and fairness to embody the essence of being a born-again Christian.

Yul Edochie highlights the discrepancy between professed faith and actual intentions.

He encouraged believers to prioritize actions grounded in love, kindness, and fairness towards others over mere declarations of faith.

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He said, “Being born again is not an express ticket to Heaven. Many born-again Christians have the wicked hearts you can ever find on earth.

“My God says; embrace love. Free your heart of wickedness & hate. Love everyone, whether they’re Christians or not. Be fair & just in your dealings. Bear no grudges.

“Spread love & kindness. Treat everyone equally. Let your presence bring light into people’s lives. Be a good person. Yul Edochie.”

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I Introduced 9ice To His Ex-wife But Didn’t Get Wedding Invite — Ruggedman

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Ace Nigerian rapper, Michael Ugochukwu Steven, aka Ruggedman, has revealed that despite introducing singer, 9ice, to his ex-wife, Toni Payne, the singer didn’t invite him to their wedding.

Ruggedman recounted receiving a call from 9ice’s ex-wife on the day of the event, informing him that it was their wedding day and that her husband instructed her not to invite him.

The rap star revealed this in an interview with media personality, Chude Jideonwo.

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He said, “I introduced 9ice to Toni Payne but 9ice didn’t invite me to his wedding with her.

“One Saturday morning, I woke up to a call from Toni Payne. She was like, ‘Ahn ahnn! Where are you now?’ I said, ‘Where am I what? I am at home.’ She said they were getting married that day. I asked her why didn’t she tell me and she said she wanted to but 9ice said she shouldn’t tell me.”

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It will be recalled that 9ice and Toni Payne broke up 10 years ago after the singer accused his wife of having an extramarital affair with Ruggedman.

The feud led to the exchange of diss tracks between 9ice and Ruggedman, who denied the allegations.

The music stars reportedly settled their rift.

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