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Issa Rae Announces 'Insecure' Season 3 Premiere Date

The hit HBO show returns on August 12 and we're hella excited.

Get excited, y'all! Insecure, the hit series from our girl, Issa Rae is returning for its third season, and its premiere date has just been announced.

The show runner took to Twitter today to let anxious fans know that the show will finally be returning to our TV screens on August 12. She shared a playful video announcement with cameos from some of our favorite characters including Molly (Yvonne Orji), Tiffany (Amanda Seales) and the always charming Kelli (Natasha Rothwell).


The show's last season ended with a bang, and we can't wait to see what's in store for the new season. Will Lawrence (Jay Ellis) even be in this season of the show? What's going on with Molly's personal and professional life? What's the status of Issa and Daniel's (Y'lan Noel) relationship?

We need answers.

Folks on Twitter seem to share in our anticipation of the show's return too.




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Watch Burna Boy Close Out the Billboard Music Awards

The Nigerian star played a medley of "Last Last" and "Kilometre."

The 2022 Billboard Music Awards returned last night, Sunday May 15, broadcasting live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

In the big slot of the night, closing out the award ceremonies, was none-other-than the African Giant himself Burna Boy.

The Nigerian superstar, who's coming off a headline-grabbing sold out show at Madison Square Garden, jumped onstage to perform a medley of his brand new single "Last Last" (which just dropped last Friday) and the high-energy "Kilometre" backed by a full band and a drum line.

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You Can Now Watch the Documentary 'Bigger Than Africa' on Netflix

Award-winning Nigerian Director Toyin Ibrahim Adekeye's first feature film is out this Friday, the 13th exclusively on the global streaming platform.

Netflix's investment in original African stories has seen a hoard of brilliant minds and their creations gain access to global audiences. The latest creative to share their narrative on the global streaming platform is award-winning Nigerian director Toyin Ibrahim Adekeye and his first feature film 'Bigger Than Africa'. The film, produced by Los Angeles-based Motherland Productions is available on the streaming platform this Friday, May 13th.


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The 5 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Burna Boy, Adekunle Gold, Ladipoe, Rema and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column. Here's our round-up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks.

If you like these music lists, you can also check out our Best Songs of the Month columns following Nigerian, Ghanaian, East African and South African music.

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