Beyonce Sued By One Of Her Former Background Singers Who Claims She Stole ‘XO’ From Him

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Ahmad Lane, who used to be a background singer for Beyonce, is suing the legendary singer for allegedly stealing her hit song ‘XO’ from her.

Lane claims he wrote the original song, tentatively titled ‘XOXO’, and passed it to a fellow background singer. His lawsuit infers the singer passed it on to Beyonce, who used it to write the song that appears on her album ‘Beyonce’.

Beyonce response, according to RadarOnline, is that there is nothing similar between the tracks aside ‘XO’ appearing in the titles. She also adds through her lawyers that the claims are ‘vague and cryptic’, and that she’s an internationally recognised artiste who has won 17 Grammy Awards and sold 118 million records.

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Black Stars Comfortably Dispatch Mauritius In Opening AFCON Qualifier

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The Black Stars opened their 2017 African Cup qualification campaign with the best possible start, easily seeing off Mauritius by 7-1.

Braces from Asamoah Gyan and Jordan Ayew, complemented by a goal for Christian Atsu, and maiden international goals for Jeffrey Schlupp and David Accam completed the romp in Accra.

Ghana was heavy favourites, and never looked in danger at no point during the game. After Atsu headed the team in front, there was no looking back for the Stars against what was a vastly inferior opposing side.

Asamoah Gyan added two quick goals after Jordan had scored Ghana’s second.. Mauritius scored their consolation when Ghana was four ahead, a cross into the box completely misjudged by goalkeeper Fatau Dauda to hand Sophie the easiest of tap-ins.

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Black Stars Kicks Off 2017 African Cup Qualifiers With Home Tie Against Mauritius

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The Black Stars are back in action on Sunday as they kick off their African Cup qualifiers against Mauritius.

This is the first competitive fixture for the team after the disappointing loss in the final of the previous tournament barely six months ago.

And to challenge us is the Mauritius national team, a true minnow on the continent but not a guaranteed win for Ghana. If Ghana has shown anything it is that we often fail to raise our game unless the stakes are appropriately high enough.

And they aren’t, not in the opening fixture anyway. There are five more games after this one against reasonably inferior opposition and the fear is that complacency would lead to a stale performance tomorrow.

Against Burkina Faso in 2006, against Zambia in the last world cup qualifiers, against Sudan- the Black Stars have shown a proclivity for not being good starters. That is what coach Grant must fight against tomorrow.

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More Floods: Bunkpurugu In The Northern Region Floods- Killing Three People

We haven’t finished with dealing with the fallout of last week’s floods and we already have another one to deal with. Torrential rains in Bunkpurugu district of the Northern Region last night led to the flooding of the area, leading to the death of three residents. According to myjoyonline: “Three people are said to have … Read more

Tourists Who Str*pped On A Malaysian Mountain Blamed For Earthquake And Thrown In Jail

A group of tourists who ascended Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia and stripped down have been arrested and placed in jail in the Asian country. The arrested tourists, four in number and including a British lady, are accused of lewd and indecent behaviour for stripping atop the mountain, and face up to three months in jail. … Read more

Download Government’s White Paper On Dzamefe Commission Report

The government has released it’s white paper on the Dzamefe Commission that investigated the 2014 world cup fiasco. The committee made numerous recommendations which government divided into three categories; those accepted, those accepted with modifications, and those rejected. interestingly, the role of government itself in the fiasco somehow received very little attention, likewise erstwhile Youth … Read more

Government White Paper On Dzamefe Report: GFA And Nyantakyi To Be Investigated

The government yesterday submitted its white paper on the findings of the Dzamefe Commission set up to investigate the world cup fiasco, and the biggest consequence is that an investigation is to be carried out into the Ghana Football Association and its president Kwesi Nyantakyi. The investigations, in the form of forensic audit, would look … Read more

Floyd Mayweather Is The Highest Earning Athlete Of The Past Year

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Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather

Half the world probably hates him but Mayweather continues racking up the millions with not a care in the world.

Mayweather fought in the ‘fight of the century’ against Manny Pacquiao and picked up the win and the bigger pay check despite almost everyone protesting the decision. His $100m check from that night helped him to a total of $300m and made him the highest earning athlete of the past 12 months.

Mayweather tops the list for the 3rd time in four years, and his $300m comfortably breaks the previous record of $115m set by Tiger Woods in 2008.

Forbes compiled the list of the highest earning athletes, and Mayweather’s opponent Pacquiao finished 2nd with $160m. The magazine’s calculations constituted earnings figures including all salaries, prize money and bonuses paid out between June 1, 2014, and June 1, 2015.

The top 10 breakdown by sport involved two boxers, two footballers, a tennis star, three basketball players and two golfers.

The full top ten list is below…

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Rick Ross Arrested For Marijuana Possession

Rick Ross was arrested in Georgia on Monday in his Bentley for misdemeanour possession of marijuana. The Maybach Music Group boss was cruising in Fayette County when he was stopped by Police for an alleged tinted windows violation. Whilst talking to him, police smelled marijuana coming from his car, and thus had grounds for a … Read more

UPDATE: Nicki Minaj’s Ex Safaree Puts Her On Blast In New Song ‘Love The Most’ | Listen to the Song

  Nicki Minaj’s boyfriend of 12 years, the pair broke up last year amidst rumours of infidelity and numerous other problems. Nicki rebounded quickly, moving on to Meek Mill, but Samuels have been very gracious about the transition. But with the release of his new song, the aspiring rapper has gone on the offensive. In … Read more

Planned Ebola Trials To Be Held In Ghana Suspended

The Ministry of Health has announced that plans to hold Ebola vaccine trials in the Volta region has been suspended due to the public consternation it was causing. The Food and Drugs Authority recently announced that they have given the all clear for Ebola trials to be held in the country. This caused a lot … Read more

PHOTO: Caitlyn Jenner Gives Plastic Surgeon Who Help Change Her from Bruce Jenner Personalized Copy of Vanity Fair to Express Her Gratitude

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Bruce Jenner-Caitlyn Jenner

Bruce Jenner/ Caitlyn Jenner is extremely happy with her transformation and posed for the above photo in which she sits with plastic Surgeon Dr. Harrison H. Lee—as she hands over a personalized copy of her recent Vanity Fair cover to him to express her gratitude for work well done.

‘So impressed by my boss Dr Harrison Lee’s phenomenal work and being part of Caitlyn’s transformation. #caitlynjenner #drharrisonlee #vanityfair #transgender #realself #loveit,’ Harrison’s employee Vilma wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of the two sitting side by side while holding up the signed publication.

Earlier on, the renowned plastic surgeons who made Caitlyn’s incredible Vanity Fair reveal of her post-feminization body possible came forward to say they are thrilled with the results.

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Black Satellites Eliminated From World Cup With Humbling 3-0 Loss To Mali

  The Black Satellites’ world cup campaign ended with ignominy this morning when Mali dished out a humiliating 3-0 defeat to the team. Diadie Samassekou, Diedonne Gbakle and Aboubabacar Doumbia, all scored breathtaking goals that gave Lawrence Ati little chance, but also killed Ghana’s morale and ended our impressive run of a quarter final at … Read more

Miley Cyrus In Paper Magazine: ‘I Don’t Identify As Male Or Female; And I’m Bi!’

Crazy Miley recently posed for the now infamous Paper Magazine for their upcoming edition, and she had a lot to say about her sexuality. Rumours have always been around that she’s bi, and she confirmed that in the interview. She said she’s open to any kind of relationship so long as its two consenting adults … Read more

Son Of Kwame Nkrumah- Onsy Nkrumah Announces Bid For Presidency

Dr Onsy Nkrumah, a self proclaimed son of Ghana’s first president Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, has announced that he’s planning a run for the Ghana presidency in the next elections. Onsy claims to be a long lost son of Ghana’s first president, and although he has been accepted by most of the Nkrumah family in … Read more

Kim Kardashian Spent $110,000 To Rent The Staples Centre For Kanye West’s Birthday Bash

Yesterday (June 8) was the birthday of the one and only Kanye West, and his wife got him a whole arena to indulge his favourite hobby-basketball. West is an avid lover of the game, so Kim rented out the Los Angeles Staples Centre, home of the Los Angeles Lakers, for a full day- so Kanye … Read more

Edem Wins Best International Act At Canadian Awards Show- Dedicates Award To Flood Victims

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Rapper Edem

Ayigbe Edem won the best International Act-Africa Award at the Black Canadian Awards 2015.

The ‘Over Again’ hitmaker won the award at the 2015 edition of the ceremony held in Toronto last Saturday, beating the likes of Nigeria’s Davido and Yemi Alade, and South Africa’s Mafikizolo.

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New American Reality Show ‘Preach’ To Focus On Women Preachers In Ohio

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Preachers are already doing so much starring on a reality show doesn’t seem as incongruous as it might have looked some years ago.

A new reality show to be broadcast on American network Lifetime is called ‘Preach’. And as you might guess ‘Preach’ follows women five preachers in Ohio, documenting every aspect of their lives from their work in the pulpit to their private lives.

One of the preachers involved is Dr Takesha Williams, a popular preacher and prophetess in Ohio, who is actually known as the ‘Beyonce of the Christian world’, and she’s quite proud of that moniker.

“I think that largely people relate me to the Beyonce of gospel because of the way I shake my hair. You know, I’m radical, and when Beyonce performs she just lets it loose. And that’s how I prophesy, or when I preach, or when I go forth in whatever God has called me to do: I just let it out!

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Albino Forced To Quit School In Ghana Due To Stigmatisation

When we have several problems to deal with, people are still mired in their ignorance and superstition and the resultant uncivilised behaviour that stops progress. A Starrfmonline report indicates an albino in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana has had to quit schooling because of the strong stigma still attached to albinos. People murmur around … Read more

New Book About Bobbi Kristina And Her Mother Claims She Got Addicted To Drugs At 14

A new tell-all book by an investigative journalist claims there was so much depravity in the Houston-Brown household Bobbi Kristina was introduced to drugs at a very early age. Ian Halperin authored the book, “Whitney and Bobbi Kristina: The Deadly Price of Fame”. He describes the troubles in the household, and how the addiction of … Read more