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Kanye West Faces Lawsuit After Sampling Sermon Without Permission

A Texas pastor has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against American rapper and record producer Ye who is formerly known as Kanye West over a sample featured in the song “Come to Life.” Bishop David P. Moten alleges that about 20% of the Donda single is lifted from a sermon he delivered at Victoria, Texas’ the Joy of the Lord Worship Center in 2011, according to the lawsuit filed Tuesday at the U.S. District Court in Dallas, Billboard reports. A portion of Moten’s sermon, “My soul cries out Hallelujah and I thank God for saving me” is heard at the beginning of “Come to Life,” with that excerpt sampled throughout the song. Moten claims that West and his team did not seek permission to use the sample prior to releasing it on Donda.

My First Wife, Still My Number One – Yul Edoche Fire Back Critics

Nollywood star turn politician, Yul Edochie has reacted to the criticism that trailed his announcement of having a second wife and also presenting a child he fathered for the second wife. Yul Edochie had yesterday Wednesday surprised his fans when he took to social media to present his new baby from his second wife, Judy Austin Muoghalu, saying he loves the child just like his other children from his first wife.

FG Renames National Theatre

The Federal Government has said the National Theatre in Iganmu, Lagos will be now known as 'Lagos Creative and Entertainment Centre' upon completion of the ongoing renovations at the centre. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed made the disclosure while signing a bilateral agreement on Nigeria hosting the first Global Conference on Cultural Tourism and Creative Industry on Tuesday in Madrid, Spain.

Wedding Bells Rings In Otedola Home As Mr Eazi Proposes To Temi

Nigerian billionaire, businessman, philanthropist, and former chairman of Forte Oil PLC, Femi Otedola will be a father-in-law for the first time, as singer and songwriter, Oluwatosin Ajibade (Mr Eazi) proposed to his daughter and actress, Temioluwa Elizabeth.

Nicolas Cage Reveals New Baby's Sex And Name With Riko Shibata

American actor and filmmaker, Nicolas Kim Coppola, known professionally as Nicolas Cage, has finally revealed he is expecting a child with his wife, Riko Shibata, 27. The actor, 58, shared the news while promoting his latest film The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent on The Kelly Clarkson Show Thursday. "I'm gonna announce some big news for everyone," he said. "I am gonna have a little girl."

Rihanna And A$AP Rocky Spotted Together Amidst split rumours

World-famous singer, Rihanna who is heavily pregnant, and her boyfriend A$AP Rocky have brushed off split claims as they were spotted together at an airport in Barbados on Friday. Dressed up in a pretty small multi-coloured dress, the heavily pregnant mother to be was seen walking through the arrival hall as the rapper and his family welcomed her. The outing comes as Fenty footwear designer Amina Muaddi, who was accused of having an affair with A$AP Rocky during Rihanna's pregnancy,  fiercely denied the allegations.

NBM, Others Slam N1Bn Libel Suit Against Linda Ikeji

The Neo-Black Movement (NBM) of Africa and three others have slammed a N1 billion lawsuit against Nigerian online blogger, Linda Ikeji for libel and defamation. The suit with the number EHC/210/2021 at the Delta State High Court had Registered Trustees of NBM, Olorogun Ese Kakor, Olorogun Felix Kupa, and Mayor Onyebueke as claimants with Linda Ikeji as the sole defendant. The plaintiffs through their counsel, Chief E.K. Agbroko are praying the court for an award of N1 billion and an unreserved apology to be published in Ikeji's blog and two national newspapers, among others, however, the defendant was absent in court and without legal representation. The counsel asserted that on 19th October 2019, the blogger published an article in her blog, defaming the plaintiffs by referring to them as "Black Axe" and criminals, which were names different from their organization.

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