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Here's a quick recap of what was hot on social media today, August 13th:

#Aretha Franklin

Multiple Grammy award-winner and veteran American singer, Aretha Franklin is gravely ill.

A source close to the US ‘Queen Of Soul’ reports that she was surrounded by relatives due to the state of her health.

According to the source, the family of the 76-year-old, who is known for hit songs like "Respect" (1967) and "I Say a Little Prayer" (1968), has asked for prayers and privacy.

Franklin, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2010, last performed in November 2017 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation in New York.

Her final public performance was in Philadelphia in August 2017.


Singer SeunKuti says branding has the same effect as slavery.

He said this while complaining about how his children quickly outgrow the expensive clothes he buys for them.

"I remember this day very vividly. Never buying expensive clothes for my kids. Can’t tell u how much I bought that effing dress she’s wearing.
 These brands are sucking the life out of black people!! The attachment to the ‘brand’ and ‘branding’ still has the same effect as slavery trust me. Gucci gang naaaah more like Gucci’s slave.

"Well back to my personal rant. Now I asked @chefyeide for it and she says. Haba she is four now she can’t fit in it anymore, whaaaaaaat really?

"For that price this dress should grow with @adarakuti if that’s not the case GET THE SAX."


Mayorkun’s run in 2018 has been great so far.

He dropped a banging single Bobo and won the 2018 ‘Next Rated' award at this year's Headies.

He has been featured on a bunch of solid tracks including DJ Xclusive's "Tear Rubber”.

So, while fans await his debut album, the DMW hit maker has decided to give his fans double musical blessings with: "Posh" and "Fantasy".

Produced by Northboi — who is also responsible for Starboy’s "Soco" — "Posh" is a catchy Afropop tune that has Mayorkun promising to thank God for whatever his newfound fame brings his way.

As for the Kiddominant produced "Fantasy" — the High-life tinged Afropop track finds Mayorkun picking a subject that has won him all the accolades; a beautiful woman he loves.


Wizkid’s hooded and graphic T-shirts are available in Lagos.

To usher in his clothing line, Wizkid will be opening Starboy pop-up shops in New York.

The launch of the Starboy pop-up shop in New York kicks off the activation of his clothing line for millennials.

On Saturday, August 11, he opened the first of many at Reign fashion store on Washington street, New York.

Pop-up stores are a popular trend were sales spaces are opened for short-term sales to create a long term, lasting impression on potential customers.


Nigeria left it late but flew into the last eight.

Nigeria’s Falconets scored deep in added time to book a quarter final spot at the ongoing FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup holding in France.

The goal was scored by Rasheedat Ajibade in the 95th minute to cancel out that scored by China’s Zhang Linyan in the 41st minute.

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