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American supermodel, Naomi Campbell has reacted to Burna Boy losing the Grammy Awards which took place on Sunday, the 26th of January 2019.

This reaction was posted on the 28th of January, 2020, after Burna congratulated Angelique Kidjo for topping his category of Best World Music.

According to the international supermodel, Afrobeats genre is too broad to be placed inside another genre as World Music hence she advised that the Grammy should educate themselves and understand the broadness of Afrobeats, giving it its own categories as they have done with Raggae and Latino sounds.

Now, Burna’s loss came as a shock to almost all Nigerians except for few people who understand that Angelique Kidjo is not only a strong competitor but also a multiple Grammy award winner who has won that category more than once and also being categorized with Burna might not be the fairest way to categorize afrobeats. So is Naomi Campbell right for demanding from Grammy what Nigerians should’ve demanded? Nope.

Reading Naomi Campbell’s statement below, you’ll realize that we have not demanded as much from Grammy as we should. A demand that should start with our artistes competing fairly in the category they belong to rather than just using their names to popularize the award to their fanbase but deprive them of the grand prize.

For the records, we are happy that Angelique Kidjo did win the award as her win is a win for the African continent and also Nigeria, but like Naomi Campbell said, Grammy should be more inclusive with afrobeats and its subcategories in mind.

Read Naomi Campbell’s post;

First, I want to say deepest congratulations to @angeliquekidjo for her award on Sunday, and thank you to you for spreading light and opening minds through your music…

“And to our AFRICAN GIANT, @burnaboygram… it is only due to lack of education that you have not been honored with the accolades you so truly deserve. You are always a winner in our hearts. ALWAYS.

“And to The @RecordingAcademy, there is something that brings joy, strength and happiness to myself, and to so many people that hear it, and it is called Afrobeats. Afrobeats is a musical genre played on mainstream and primetime radio not only across the continent of Africa, but across the world…

“Recently, the genre was categorized into your ‘World Music’ category at the 2020 Grammys. This misrepresentation diminishes an entire genre in which such a high standard of talent has emerged; a genre that has been a force of hope and positivity for many, and a vehicle for artistry on the continent of Africa.

“Please take the next 363 days to reassess and reflect on your perspective of ‘World Music.’ Did the world get to vote for this award, or was it only the people in the United States a part of The Recording Academy?

“What will this neglectful categorization of music mean to individual cultures? Cultures who contribute their blood, sweat and tears, and every level of their creativity and work ethic into making music for YOU and for all of us.

“Please get up to speed on the state of all popular music today, and include Afrobeats Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year and all the subcategories that this genre so deserves – just as any other respected and recognized musical genre.

“This is bigger than you, so open your eyes, ears and minds and treat us right and with the respect we deserve. #ForTheCulture #NAOMIAFRICA #grammys.”

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[Watct Video] Tammy Hembrow risks her modesty as she flaunts ample underboob in a TINY string bikini

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The 26-year-old, who is one of Australia’s most followed Instagram celebrities, modelled a tiny rainbow string bikini, which barely covered her modesty. 

Meanwhile, g-string bikini bottoms highlighted Tammy’s famous backside and impossibly small waist.   

The blonde bombshell shared a video of her outfit on her Tammy Hembrow Fitness Instagram account to promote her workout programs and meal plans.

Tammy, who often shares her gruelling workouts with fans, previously told New Idea that she ‘eats every two to three hours’, starting and ending her day with a vegan protein shake and oats. 

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She also emphasised the importance of eating protein-rich food and complex carbohydrates to maintain her ripped physique.

‘I needed to eat lots to build that area [buttocks] so I also ate lots of complex carbohydrates like brown rice, oatmeal, potatoes and healthy fats,’ Tammy said.

‘For me lean protein like chicken breast, turkey and fish, really helps, but I find that with trying to build my booty I wasn’t consuming the amount of protein I needed so supplements like protein shakes helped too,’ she added.

Indulging in a specific variety of fruits and vegetables, Tammy incorporates watermelon, strawberries, pumpkin, capsicums and avocados – which she loves – into her diet. 

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She also uses a selection of turkey mince, salmon or regular mince lean beef for her dishes.

But her envy-inducing figure is thanks to skipping past her favourite parts in the grocery store – the bread section, candy and chocolate sections – keeping the juice intake to a minimum and flushing down her food with plenty of water.

Meanwhile, Tammy explained she steers clear of excess seasoning on her food, such as sauces with plenty of sugar.

‘I don’t like to add a lot of sauces to things because it makes things unnecessarily more unhealthy,’ she said in a YouTube video.

Although she is quite strict with her eating routine, Tammy admits she likes to occasionally indulge in her sweet tooth, revealing she will have a couple of Digestives chocolate biscuits on the weekend. 

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Sensational songstress songstress, Simi has uncovered that she would be dropping an EP very soon.

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Sensational songstress songstress, Simi has uncovered that she would be dropping an EP very soon.

The vocalist invited her first youngster with spouse Adekunle Gold late in May and hit the music business by storm with the raving success “Duduke”. The track which was a tribute to her then-unborn youngster Adejare Kosoko beat graphs for quite a long time is still appreciated by many. Simi who has likewise been off via web-based networking media took to her Instagram page to stand up just because.

In the short clasp, Simi expressed gratitude toward her fans and well-wishers for saluting her on the conveyance of her little girl and uncovered that her EP is done and that she is just attempting to ensure that it is discharged in its best condition. She further uncovered that new scenes for her “Stoopid Sessions” on YouTube will be out soon.

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Will Smith’s Rep Responds to August Alsina’s Claim That He Had Relationship with Jada Pinkett Smith

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Will Smith‘s rep has responded to the rumors that he gave his wife Jada Pinkett Smith a “blessing” to have a relationship with singer August Alsina.

“I actually sat down with Will and had a conversation. Due to the transformation from their marriage to [a] life partnership that they spoken on several times, and not involving romanticism, he gave me his blessing,” August said in an interview.

Will‘s rep told The Sun that this report is “wrong.” Jada‘s rep previously released a statement that the report is “absolutely not true.”

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