‘Love Me Do’: How the Beatles’ legendary career started
06 October 2022 | 12:39 pm
Manager Brian Epstein struggled to get the band signed, until they were invited to record their first single, "Love Me Do," which was released 60 years ago.
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This is a brief look into the life, times, and achievements of Samuel Okwaraji who died playing against Angola in Lagos, thirty-two years ago.
13 Aug 2020
On Popsicles this week, Fares Boulos popularly known as Oyibo Rebel speaks about being a Nigerian for Twenty-Six years, the feeling of speaking Yoruba language, and the entertainment industry.
10 Oct 2020
In 2014 and 2015 the group, nicknamed "The Beatles" due to their accents, filmed themselves beheading British, American, and Japanese journalists and aid workers, as well as a group of Syrian soldiers.
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Back when Israeli bartender Lotem Benbenishti was mixing cocktails for a living, the beach was where she went for fun. But on a recent sunny morning in northern Israel, Benbenishti was hard at work -- scooping plastic off a sandy beach and stuffing it into a garbage bag.
19 Jan 2021
Sports betting: Youth take up career in gaming as means of additional income
13 Feb 2021
Laycon was the guest of Sammy Walsh in the latest installment of The Dice, a new live show brought to you by Boomplaymusicng and The Guardian. He spoke, amongst other things, on how upcoming artists cannot grow their music career based on their talents alone but with the help of their management team and the platform offered.
19 Feb 2021
They were omnipresent on the streets of New York City day and night, as emblematic of the Big Apple as the Empire State Building or Yankees caps. But the pandemic has made yellow taxis scarce and facing an uncertain future.
18 Feb 2021
Not every music artist gets signed to a major record label straight out of high school, but that was exactly what happened to Sony Music act, T-Classic. Regardless of the fame, the Agege native remains grounded. No wonder the singer, who revealed that he handed out his first pay check to his mother, considers himself “very lucky and blessed.” Addicted to good shoes, even if he’d never spend over ₦200,000 on a pair, T-Classic was the guest of @sammywalsh in the latest instalment of The Dice, a one-of-a-kind online show brought to you by Boomplaymusicng and The Guardian.
28 Apr 2021
Adele has reportedly asked her record label to scout out acting roles for her to make her acting debut.
27 May 2021
Chi Modu, the legendary Nigerian-born photographer who was responsible for some of hip-hop's most famous photographs, died over the weekend. He was 54.
18 Jul 2021
She was discovered playing a Shakespearean Cleopatra and won an Academy Award for her portrayal of the current British monarch. But Helen Mirren's range extends far beyond regal roles: as the breakout star of Northern Ireland drama "Cal" and the spellbinding heroine of "The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover".
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The execution of an Iranian man on Thursday, the first linked to nationwide protests since September, has drawn sharp Western criticism. The UK also announced sanctions against individuals linked to Iran's judiciary.
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Former teacher Christopher Dawson was sentenced to 24 years in Australia for killing his wife Lynette Dawson in 1982 so that he could pursue an affair with his teenage student.
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From its numerous controversies to its diplomatic match-ups, the World Cup in Qatar has been a gold mine for anyone interested in the intersection between sports and diplomacy.
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