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Little Simz, Dave, Nao & More Earn 2019 Mercury Prize Nominations

The annual prize is awarded to the best album released in the UK.

The 2019 nominations for the UK's coveted Mercury Prize—given to the best album released by a British or Irish artist annually—has been announced.

This year's shortlist is a close race that includes a diverse group of musicians across several genres, notably the British-Nigerian MC Little Simz, who was one of OkayAfrica's 100 Women honorees this year and is nominated for her album GREY Area, as well as fellow British-Nigerian rapper Dave, the buzzing rapper behind the hit "Location," featuring Burna Boy, who earned a nomination for his debut album Psychodrama. Both albums received critical acclaim upon their release.

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Little Simz, Dave and More to Star In 'Top Boy' Season 3 on Netflix

The highly-anticipated new season was produced by Drake and LeBron James.

Back in 2017, Drake announced that he'd be working with Netflix to revive the London-based series 'Top Boy' which had ceased production in 2013 after two seasons.

The artist has kept true to his promise, sharing a teaser of season 3 at a recent show in London. Today, Netflix has shared even more details about the show with a first-look at the upcoming season and cast announcement.

The new season features British-Nigerian rappers Little Simz, one of OkayAfrica's 100 Women, as well as Dave, who dropped his critically-acclaimed debut album Psychodrama earlier this month.

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