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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Remembering Nipsey Hussle A Year After His Death

     The year since Nipsey Hussle was gunned down has not diminished the rapper's legacy, but rather cemented it and continues to prove true his catchphrase, “The Marathon Continues.” Tuesday marks the first anniversary of Hussle's death and his popularity and influence pushes forward as strong as ever.         He won two posthumous Grammys in January, he remains a favorite of his hip-hop peers and his death has reshaped his hometown of Los Angeles in some unexpected ways. Throughout the city, murals dedicated to Hussle have been painted, rival gangs have had peace talks and a group of men convene in a cross-country book club to discuss books recommended by the rapper.        “It shows you how powerful and great he is,” said DJ Khaled, who won a Grammy with Hussle and Legend for “Higher” for best rap/sung performance. Hussle’s song “Racks in the Middle” featuring Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy took home an award for best rap performance. “He was so much of a blessing as a f

Nipsey Hussle Gets 3 Post-humous Grammy Nominations

Nipsey Hussle is among the artists nominated for Grammy awards. The late rapper scored three posthumous nods, including best rap performance for "Racks in the Middle," best rap/sung performance for "Higher," a collaboration with DJ Khaled and John Legend, and best rap song for "Racks in the Middle." Hussle was 33 when he was fatally shot outside his clothing store in March. Hussle was previously nominated for a Grammy in 2019 for best rap album for his debut studio album, "Victory Lap."

Nipsey Hussle, Michael Jackson Rank Among Forbes’ Top-Earning Dead Celebrities

      Forbes has released their rankings of top earners among celebrities who have passed away. Measuring the period between October 2018 and October 2019, Michael Jackson lands at No. 1 on the financial magazine’s list, raking in $60 million in pretax income.      This is the seventh consecutive year the King of Pop has earned the top spot. Other notable names include Nipsey Hussle and XXXTentacion . Since he maintained the rights to his masters and accumulated 2 billion streams during the year-long period, Hussle was able to earn $11 million to round out the top 10.       XXXTentacion was a spot behind coming in at number 11, raking in $10 million. Prince’s estate also made the list, earning $12 million and placing ninth the same week as the release of his memoir, The Beautiful One . See the full top posthumous earners list below. Michael Jackson $60 million Elvis Presley $39 million Charles Schulz $38 million Arno