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R. Kelly is Reportedly Planning to Flee to Africa Amid Investigation

As investigators continue to find more evidence against him, it has been reported that the singer is planning to flee to Africa.

In the wake of mounting allegations of sexual assault and abuse against singer R. Kelly, and recent docu-series Surviving R. Kelly, it is rumored that he is allegedly planning to flee the United States and come to the African continent. According to Angela Martinez during The Breakfast Club on Thursday, investigators received a tip from an anonymous individual, revealing the singer's intentions to flee.


While nothing can be confirmed at this point, it is not far-fetched to consider that R. Kelly may, in fact, flee to Africa, and more specifically, South Africa, as he has established some ties in the country following his performance during the 2010 FIFA World Cup and two other appearances thereafter.

Charlemagne tha God, during the same episode of The Breakfast Club, said:

"You think you can just pull up in Johannesburg and Nigeria and be welcomed with open arms? They got the internet too, and they know what's going on. His brothers in Africa will whoop his ass."

Listen to the clip below:

R. Kelly Potentially Planning To Flee to Africa www.youtube.com


However, with many South Africans having been equally appalled by the docu-series and the numerous accounts of abuse by women and joined the #MuteRKelly movement, it is unlikely that they will welcome him with open arms should he decide to go there. In addition, multiple celebrities, such as among others, actress Pearl Thusi and singers Jimmy Nevis and Kabomo have publicly come out and spoken against R Kelly.

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is also currently in talks to prevent R. Kelly's music from being played by all their radio stations.

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OkayAfrica and B4Bonah Share New 'B4Beginning' Capsule Collection

We've teamed up with the Ghanaian artist ahead of the release of his debut project for some colorful new merch.

Rising Ghanaian star B4Bonah, premieres his catchy debut track "See Body," and to mark the song's release, OkayAfrica has teamed up with the artist to share a new collection of tees, that'll fit nicely into your summer wardrobe.

The artist's latest track is a party jam, that sees him flowing "over an earworm flute melody and afrobeats percussion," using "his rasping flow to celebrate the girl of his dreams." The track was produced by J.Rocs.

B4Bonah - See Body www.youtube.com

In conjunction with the song's release, two new shirt designs are available for preorder at our Okayshop. The vibrant shirts feature the artist's image on colorful blue and green colored blocks, with the words "B4BONAH B4BEGINNING," on the back—referencing the artist's debut mixtape, which is slated for release in late July. The project features Medikal, Mugeez (R2Bees), Amaarae & Ivy Sole.


B4Bonah is an artist to watch, as he continues to make his presence known in the Ghanaian music scene.

Watch the music video for "See Body" above, and head to shop.okayplayer.com now to pick up to pre-order a shirt (or two). You can also preorder B4Bonah's B4beginning mixtape here.

Watch EL, Joey B and Falz' New Video for 'Ehua'

Ghana meets Nigeria in this hilarious new clip.

Ghanaian rappers EL and Joey B connect with Nigeria's Falz for this addictive new collaboration and music video for "Ehua."

"Ehua" is built on energetic afro-electronic beat work produced by EL himself. Joey B handles the hook while Falz kicks things off early with a solid verse.

The eye-catching and hilarious music video for the single, directed by Yaw Skyface, features EL as a policeman, Falz as the 'oga' bossman, and Joey B as a worker for the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).

Falz takes Joey B's woman by showing off his money and status, so Joey B enlists policeman EL to get back at Falz. The plan backfires however as the officer decides to stick around and party with the rich instead of helping the everyday worker out.

For more GH hits check out our Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month roundups and follow our GHANA WAVE playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

Watch the new music video for EL, Joey B and Falz' "Ehua" below.

EL ft Joey B & Falz - Ehua (Official Video) youtu.be


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Nigeria's Super Falcons Were Forced To Threaten a Sit-In Protest Over Unpaid Bonuses After Women's World Cup

After negotiations, the Nigerian Football Federation have agreed to run the players their money.

Nigeria's own Super Falcons had a great run during the Women's World Cup. But instead of the players heading back home or to their respective professional clubs after losing to Germany 3-0, they were forced to strong-arm the Nigerian Football Federation to pay what they're owed.

According to ESPN's initial report over the weekend, the Super Falcons threatened to stage a sit-in protest at their hotel in France until all of their unpaid bonuses dating back to two years ago were paid, along with their World Cup allowances and bonuses.

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