Kanye confirms Christianity, BBNaija’s Kemen under fire, Whitney Houston for hall of Fame and more
19 October 2019 | 11:37 am
Kanye West during a surprise appearance at Howard University in Washington D.C. held a listening party of his new album, Jesus Is King and confirmed that he has converted to Christianity. Ex-Big Brother Housemate, Kemen comes under fire for ‘controversial’ skit and Late American entertainers, rapper Notorious B.I.G., and songstress Whitney Houston are still winning years after their death as earlier this week the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame unveiled the nominees for the Rock Hall Class of 2020. These and many more on The Week in 5 minutes on GuardianTV.
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