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Steve Kerr weighs in on the Klay and Draymond Green ejections.

The early minutes of In-season tournament game between the Golden State Warriors and Timberwolves was ravaged by a huge brawl. Klay Thompson and Timberwolves’ Jaden McDaniels were both ejected for their role in an ensuing fight and Draymond Green was also ejected for head-locking. Speaking on the incident after a 101-104 loss, Warriors coach, Steve Kerr stated that Klay Thompson should not have been ejected. He also supported Draymond Green, noting that the lower forward saw Rudy choking Klay Thompson and decided to go after Rudy.


James Harden comments on LA Clippers’ six consecutive losses.

Since trading for James Harden, the Los Angeles Clippers have lost six straight games, including the 111-108 loss to current NBA champions, Denver Nuggets in the in-season tournament. Playing in five of these six losses, the point guard has only surpassed the 20 points mark once and many fans have become very critical of the trade, noting that the inclusion of James Harden might have disrupted the franchise’s system. Commenting on this poor run, Harden has stated that the team will be scary once they figure out their play.

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Sexy Steel praises Olamide’s talent management in the music industry.

Acclaimed music executive and actor, Sexy Steel has heaped praises on Olamide for his immense impact in the Nigerian music industry. Olamide became famous as one of the foremost indigenous rappers in the country, whilst also being one of the biggest talent managers in the industry. His YBNL record label, has produced talents like Fireboy, Adekunle Gold and Asake. Sexy Steel, whilst lauding Olamide’s ability to produce superstars, claimed that if the YBNL boss decides to not release music over the next five years, he will still be relevant due to his ability to develop superstars.

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Asake surprise release of “Lonely at the top” remix with H.E.R.

Asake’s sophomore album, “Work of Art” has been one of the most acclaimed African albums released this year. “Lonely at the top”, which well projects Asake’s trajectory since attaining the spotlight, is one of the tracks which became an instant fan favourite upon release of the album., spending weeks on top of both the Apple Music and Spotify Nigeria charts. Asake, who was recently nominated for the Grammys, has just teamed up with American R&B sensation, H.E.R for a surprise remix of the hit song.

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Mariah Carey to perform “All I want for Christmas is you” at BBM awards.

Mariah Carey is set to perform at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards. Her hit song, “All I want for Christmas is you” has continued to top the US Billboard Hot 100 songs chart annually since 2019, spending a total of 12 weeks at number 1. She will be bringing the magic of this classic song to the BBMAs which is scheduled to hold on November 20. This will be the song’s first performance at an award show. Mariah Carey will also receive the Billboard Chart Achievement Award for the successes that her hit record has garnered over the years.

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