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Burna Boy nominated alongside The Weeknd, Childish Gambino for ‘Best International Male Solo Artist’ at the BRITs 2021

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Burna Boy receives nomination nod from British Record Industry Trusts Show (BRITs), an annual show, awarding excellence in music. Burna Boy is nominated among other industry big cats for the role of ‘Best International Male Solo Artist’ for having an outstanding and fulfilling year in music for the year 2020.

Burna Boy is pitched against top artistes in Canadian R&B and Pop megastar, The Weeknd, rapper and singer, Childish Gambino, Australian band, Tame Impala and American music veteran, Springsteen in the category aforementioned.

This year’s nomination makes for a back-to-back nomination of Burna Boy for ‘Best International Male Solo Artist’ and makes for three total nomination for the African Giant at the UK held award show, adding last year’s nomination of featured track—“Location”—by Dave.

Burna Boy also holds the record for the most nominated African based artist at the BRITs with 3.

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Ikorodu Bois are nominated for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

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Three brothers: Babatunde Sanni, Muiz Sanni, Malik Sanni, and their cousin, Fawas Aina, known collectively as Ikorodu Bois for their impersonation and replica of high-quality and high-budget movies, commercials, music videos etc. have added yet another feather to their hat as they get nominated for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards set to hold on March 13, 2021.

This will just be one of the many international recognition for the young collective of social media phenom. They’ve found grace in the eyes of Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Chris Hemsworth for recreating their Extraction trailer, which warranted them being invited for the to-be-released Extraction 2 movie.

Ikorodu Bois are nominated in the Favorite African Social Media Star category. This marks the first time, Ikorodu Bois will receive a nod for an international award.

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Laycon wins African Entertainment Awards USA (AEAUSA) Best New Artist award

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Olamilekan Agbeleshe who sprung into the limelight for participating and eventually winning the Big Brother Naija ‘Lockdown’ Season 5 received the nod for Best New Artist at the African Entertainment Awards USA (AEAUSA) which held virtually live through their YouTube channel.

Laycon earlier this year dropped his debut EP “Who Is Laycon?” and thanks to the BBNaija show, it got massive airplays among fans who like to be associated by the collective term – Icons.

Laycon on leaving the BBNaija house immediately went back to giving fans hits with his “Nobody” (Icon remix) and the video to fan-favorite “HipHop”. All these have been ascertained worthy enough for Laycon to be the bearer and receiver of the Best New Artist for this year’s edition of the AEAUSA.

Other Nigerian winners at the AEAUSA are Yemi Alade who scooped the plaque for the Best Female Artist — Central/West Africa and Burna Boy winning Best Music Video for his “Anybody” single.

For the full list of winners, check the photo below:

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Ex-gang member wins teacher of the year award

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Darrion Cockrell, Ex-gangster named teacher of the year .

A previous gangster has demonstrated that individuals can accomplish their dreams regardless of their terrible past .

Darrion Cockrell turned into an educator regardless of being a previous gangster and proceeded to win the 2021 Missouri Teacher of the Year grant .

Darrion joined the group when he was 10 however he had his life pivoted when he was taken in by a football trainer and his wife.

In a report by Lad Bible, Darrion Cockrell said he joined the Six-deuce-87 Kitchen Crip gangster at 10 years old.

The actual training instructor at Crestwood Elementary, St. Louis, made the exposure in his acknowledgment discourse for the honor.

Cockrell, whose mother was a junkie and whose father was killed when he was four, said he had an inclination that he was brought into the world just to fail while growing up.

His life started to have meaning when he was taken in by a football trainer and his wife who sent him to another school.

In his words:

“My new teachers truly cared. They pushed me and my family. They supported us immensely. Those experiences and connections changed my

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