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“A Tribe Called Judah” Crosses Half A Billion Naira Gross In 14 Days

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The movie titled “A Tribe Called Judah” by Funke Akindele has achieved remarkable success, grossing an impressive sum of over ₦613 million within just two weeks of its release during the holiday season.

Nigerian filmmaker Funke Akindele shared the milestone on her Instagram, expressing gratitude to her dedicated fan base and the broader community of Nigerian film enthusiasts who have consistently supported her projects since her breakthrough role in the Jenifa movie franchise.

Since its nationwide release on December 15, 2023, “A Tribe Called Judah” has continuously set records. Its opening weekend alone saw it earn ₦113 million, marking the highest opening weekend gross in Nollywood history. As of now, it holds the title of the highest-grossing movie for the entire year of 2023.

In addition to Akindele’s success, another noteworthy film is “Ada Omo Daddy” by Nigerian actress Mercy Aigbe. Released on the same day as “A Tribe Called Judah,” it has accumulated a gross of ₦104 million. Aigbe expressed her gratitude on Instagram to her fans and the nation as a whole.

 

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The captivating storyline of “A Tribe Called Judah” revolves around Omowunmi Dada, who, portrayed by Tayo Faniran, becomes engaged to her lover.

However, their cross-cultural love faces numerous obstacles from both sides of the family. The drama-filled feature continues to be screened in cinemas nationwide.

Another record-breaking film is “Malaika” by Toyin Abraham, which achieved a gross of ₦104.3 million within just eight days of its debut on December 22, 2023.

Tackling the sensitive issue of infertility in the country, it had the second-highest opening weekend in the industry, earning ₦52 million. “Malaika” has secured its place as one of the top five highest-grossing titles for 2023.

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Kanye West Performs With North West During ‘Vultures’ Release Party In Paris

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At the recent launch party celebrating his new album “Vultures 1,” renowned musician Kanye West welcomed his eldest daughter, North West, to join him on stage.

The ten-year-old North showcased her talents alongside her father at the Accor Arena in Paris on Sunday. Together, they performed the song “Talking/Once Again,” much to the delight of the audience.

Videos shared online show North confidently sang along to the track as it played, while she and her father shared a fun and energetic dance routine onstage.

During the performance, North briefly folded her hands in a prayerful gesture, repeating the words “Bless me, bless me” with sincerity.

Meanwhile, Kanye, who shares four children with his former spouse, Kim Kardashian, remained silent while the song played. Instead, he danced and gestured towards the audience.

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Both North and the 46-year-old Grammy award winner wore entirely black attire for the event.

Kanye West chose an outfit he had worn previously, consisting of a jacket, pants, and shoes. He completed the look with a distinctive “Friday the 13th” face mask.

Upon removing the mask, one could see a white image of a crucified figure embroidered on the hood underneath. This specific design choice echoed the one he showcased at the Super Bowl earlier in the month.

North West, mirroring her father’s style, sported a pair of baggy pants, chunky shoes, a graphic T-shirt, and a puffer coat with a white stripe running down one sleeve. To top it all off, she wore a large, fluffy trapper hat.

The “Flashing Lights” rapper has been exploring various European cities with his wife, Bianca Censori. They are on a celebratory tour to mark the release of their new album, which they collaborated on with Ty Dolla $ign. Though the couple has been sharing pictures and videos of their travels on social media, it remains unclear when their eldest child joined them on their European adventure.

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Rihanna And A$AP Rocky Star In New Fenty Short Film

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Fans of Rihanna and A$AP Rocky are in for a treat as the duo recently starred in a short film that has now been released. In a teaser that the award-winning singer shared on her socials, the couple can be seen displaying their love.

The post on Instagram had the intriguing caption, “Born to Steal: Yours, Mine, Ours.”

This has piqued the interest of fans around the world. 

In the clip, the power couple is captured exuding the vibe of the roaring 20s. Rihanna and Rocky are donning elegant attire that perfectly complements the era.

The duo looks absolutely stunning as they dance, laugh, and enjoy each other’s company. Fans were left mesmerized by their chemistry.

In the recently premiered video on Fenty Skin and Fenty Beauty’s YouTube channels, the famous songstress Rihanna and her beau, A$AP Rocky, were seen flaunting their impeccable style.

Rihanna looked stunning with her signature pin curls, a dark cherry lip, a black top, and a lace overlay. Her outfit was a perfect mix of vintage and contemporary fashion, setting a new trend for her fans and followers.

A$AP Rocky, on the other hand, looked dashing in a brown trench coat, a black and white striped shirt, his signature cornrows, a pair of dark sunglasses, and his gold grill.

His outfit was a perfect blend of sophistication and street style, making him look effortlessly cool.

Throughout the video, the couple can be seen embracing each other with hugs and kisses. In one frame, A$AP Rocky is seen holding Fenty Skin’s lip balm, which he models for the camera. The video ends with A$AP Rocky planting a sweet kiss on the back of Rihanna’s neck, leaving fans in awe of their undeniable chemistry.

The video was a visual delight for fans, with its perfect mix of style, romance, and glamour. It is no wonder that the video has garnered thousands of views and has become a talking point among fans.

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Boston City Declares March 2 ‘Burna Boy Day’

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In recognition of his achievements, the city of Boston, Massachusetts, has officially designated March 2nd as “Burna Boy Day” to honor the renowned Nigerian singer. This special day was officially declared in a document signed by Councillor Ruthzee Louijeune of the Boston City Council.

To recognize his exceptional performances and advocacy work, Burna Boy has been honored by the city of Boston. This recognition is a testament to Boston’s commitment to celebrating diversity and culture, as evidenced by its range of cultural events, festivals, and community initiatives that showcase the city’s multicultural landscape.

The document further states that Burna Boy’s legacy serves as a reminder of the possibility and encourages the city to continue amplifying voices that have long been silenced or overlooked. In light of this, March 2, 2024, has been designated as Burna Boy’s Day in the City of Boston.

According to the document, inter alia:

“Whereas, Burna Boy’s legacy serves as a reminder of possibility, reminding us to continue amplifying voices that have long been silenced or overlooked, now, therefore, be it resolved: that March 2, 2024, is designated Burna Boy Day in the City of Boston.”

Burna Boy has held many sold-out shows in Boston since breaking into the international scene in 2018. His music has resonated with audiences across the globe, and he has become a symbol of hope and inspiration for many. The honor bestowed on him by the city of Boston is evidence of the impact of his work and the significance of his legacy.

Damini Ogulu, better known by his stage name Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer. Burna Boy rose to fame in 2012 with his hit song “Like to Party”. Since then, he has released several critically acclaimed albums. He’s won numerous awards, including a Grammy Award for Best Global Music Album.

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