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“Do Not Use Me To Insult My Uncle, Seun Kuti, We Stay United As Family”, Made Kuti Slams Peter Okoye Over Ongoing Drama

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Afrobeats singer, Made Kuti has issued a warning to singer, Peter Okoye following his clash with his uncle, Seun Kuti.

Recall that for hours now, Seun Kuti and Peter Okoye have been slamming each other on social media over Peter Obi.

Seun had described the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, had an opportunitist. Peter Okoye, who is a proud supporter of Peter Obi and has been campaigning for him had slammed Seun for his opinion and a fight ensued on social media.

Dragging his nephew, Made Kuti into the drama, Peter Okoye told Seun to learn from Made because he is well guided and clean.

He wrote, “Dude, I understand your frustration. But realize that the sky is big enough for all birds to fly @burnaboy and other great artistes have climbed on our great Fela’s ladder to blow. Comport yourself and pray to your God. My God has blessed my destiny & I’ll 4ever remain thankful. I’ll surely keep you in my prayers. Learn from your nephew @Madekuti cos he is well guided and clean”.

Reacting to the shade, Made Kuti told Peter Okoye to keep his name out of his mouth.

He warned the father of two to stop using his name as a tool to slight, insult or badmouth his uncle.

Throwing a shade at Peter, he stated that the Kuti’s aren’t like the Okoyes and stay united as a family and intend to keep it that way.

“Good afternoon, Please do not use me as a tool to slight, insult or badmouth my Uncle… I’m not sure how we are perceived so I should clarify we stay united as a family and we intend on keeping it that way. Thank you”.

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‘I Love Afrobeats, Burna Boy’ – Shakira

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Colombian singer Shakira has expressed her love for Afrobeats and Burna Boy, as well as rising South African star, Tyla.

Speaking in a recent interview with Rolling Stone, the ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ crooner disclosed that she is a huge fan of African music.

Shakira described her music taste as eclectic, honest and real.

She said, “If I could explain my taste in music in three words, I would say eclectic, honest and real.

“I love anything Afrobeats. I like Tyla, I like Burna Boy, anything Afrobeats. But I love Burna so much.”

Shakira sampled an African song ‘Zangaléwa’, by Cameroonian band Golden Sounds, for her 2010 South Africa World Cup official song, ‘Waka, Waka (This Time For Africa).’

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‘I’ve Never Denied My Blackness’ – Tyla Debunks Claims She’s White

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Grammy-winning South African singer Tyla has debunked claims that she isn’t black.

There were claims from rival fans on social media that the 22-year-old singer is “white/Indian” and not black.

Reacting in a statement shared via her X page Thursday night, Tyla clarified that she is mixed race.

She emphasised that she has black/Zulu, Irish, Mauritian/Indian ancestry.

She noted that in her native South Africa, she would be classified as “Coloured” but outside her country, she would be classified as a black woman.

The ‘Water’ hitmaker insisted that she had never denied her blackness.

The statement read, “Yoh guys, [I have] never denied my blackness, idk where that came from…

“I’m mixed with black/Zulu, irish, Mauritian/Indian and Coloured.

“In Southa I would be classified as a Coloured woman and other places I would be classified as a black woman.

“Race is classified differently in different parts of the world.

“I don’t expect to be identified as Coloured outside of Southa by anyone not comfortable doing so because I understand the weight of that word outside of SA. But to close this conversation, I’m both Coloured in South Africa and a black woman.

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Burna Boy Sets Record For Highest-Grossing Tour By African Artiste

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Grammy-winning Nigerian singer Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has set a new record for the highest-grossing tour by an African artiste.

He achieved the feat after his ‘I Told Them’ tour grossed $15.5 million from 15 shows, with revenue from six more concerts yet to be reported.

American tour statistics company, Touring Data disclosed this in a series of post on X on Thursday.

Burna Boy also earned the highest-grossing arena-concert by an African artist in the United States with $1.725 million at Capital One Arena in Washington on March 7, 2024, surpassing his own record at TD Garden in Boston.

His concert at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood on March 12, with $172.76 average ticket price, became the most expensive concert by an African artiste in history.

His Canadian Tour grossed $5.7 million from 6 shows, the highest for an African artiste.

“I TOLD THEM…, @burnaboy

$15,469,395 Revenue ($1,031,293 avg.)
156,646 Tickets Sold (10,443 avg.)
$98.75 Average Price
15/21 Reported Shows,” Touring Data tweeted.

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