Entertainment Roundup: Wizkid battles Jay-Z, Drake and Cardi B for Best International Act at 2017 MOBO Awards
Catch up on the biggest entertainment stories that made the rounds yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing this Wednesday morning.
Wizkid, Maleek Berry, Tiwa Savage nominated for MOBO Awards
Starboy Wizkid has been nominated alongside global superstars, Jay-Z, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B and Travis Scottin the Best International Act category for this year’s MOBO Awards.
The category also has Solange Knowles,SZA and Migos as contenders.
Meanwhile, the Best African Act category was dominated by some of Nigeria’s biggest names including Davido, Maleek Berry, Tekno, Tiwa Savage, Wande Coaland of course, Wizkid.
Eugy, Juls and Sarkodie are the other Africans on that list.
Top London grime artiste, Stormzy leads the nominations pack with five nods including Best Album, Best Male and Best Grime Act.
The 2017 MOBO Awards will hold in Leeds, United Kingdom on 29 November.
You won’t believe the movie Beyoncé rejected a role in
It’s Beauty and the Beast.
Director of the live-action adaptation of the 1991 fantasy film, Bill Cordon recently revealed that he tried but failed to getBeyoncé to be a part of the movie.
Cordon said, “I tried to get her into Beauty and the Beast, but it wasn’t a big enough part. She would have been a good feather duster.”
Actress, Gugu Mbatha-Raw was later cast for the role.
Blac Chyna sues the entire Kardashian family
Because nothing stops anyone from dragging a “powerful”, “vindictive” family to court if need be.
Chyna is accusing her former in-laws of squashing her reality show, Rob and Chyna. She claims the Kardashians interfered with the production of the show hence causing E! Network to pull the plug.
The network has denied Chyna’s claims with documented evidence that says it was practically impossible to film as Chyna would not sit in the same room as Rob.
According to TMZ, she’s also alleging battery against Rob who she says “grabbed her phone, knocked her to the ground … and she ended up calling her son King’s nanny for help. She claims Rob flipped out and tore her bedroom door off at the hinges.”
Chyna also accuses Rob of being suicidal. TMZ got a series of text messages the former couple exchanged.