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50 Cent Casts MO’NIQUE in Return ‘BMF’ Role

This is a story about love, kinship, and capitalism in the pursuit of the American dream.

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BMF’ is inspired by true legends who rose from the decaying streets of southwest Detroit in the late 1980s and gave birth to one of the most influential crime families in this country. Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory’s charismatic leadership, Terry “Southwest T” Flenory’s business acumen, and the fraternal partnership’s vision beyond the drug trade and into the world of hip-hop would render the brothers iconic on a global level. Their unwavering belief in family loyalty would be the cornerstone of their partnership and the crux of their eventual estrangement.

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You can say that industry executive and rap great 50 Cent is a man of action! The man behind the Power franchise has hired Mo’Nique for a recurring role in his popular action series, BMF.

In March, 50 Cent posted on his Instagram account that he saw the comedian and actress perform during Super Bowl Weekend and gave her high praise. He suggested to his followers that they need to check Mo’Nique out and advocated for Hollywood to re-open the door they had closed behind her years ago.

Curtis Jackson took to his Instagram profile to officially announce that Mo’Nique will play a vital role in the series.

Starz announced that the actress, late of Precious and The Parkers, will join the lineup of strong female characters in the upcoming second season of the hit drama BMF in a recurring role. 

She will be joining Leslie Jones, La La Anthony, Kelly Hu, and Christine Horn. The first season of BMF debuted as the #1 premiere on the STARZ app last year and ranked as one of the most highly engaged series premieres ever. The show tells the story of two brothers who created the clique, “Black Mafia Family.”

The Oscar-winning actress will play Goldie, the owner of an Atlanta strip club who possesses swagger and street smarts. She begins an association with the main characters, the Flenory brothers, and helps with their migration from Detroit to Atlanta.

The comedian joins returning cast members Demetrius “Lil Meech” Flenory Jr.Da’Vinchi, Russell Hornsby, and Steve HarrisSnoop DoggArkeisha “Kash Doll” Knight, and Serayah also appear on the series in recurring roles.

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Who has Kim Kardashian dated before Kanye West?

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 Kim Kardashian‘s personal life has been in the spotlight for decades, no matter who she’s dated or married.

Kim Kardashian is reportedly dating Pete Davidson, after filing for divorce from Kanye West after six years of marriage.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star has had quite the ride down relationship road, and we’re taking you on a trip back to where it all started.

1. Damon Thomas

2000 to 2003, 19-year-old Kim married music producer Damon Thomas, who was ten years her senior.

She has since revealed she was high on ecstasy during the ceremony.

Thomas filed for divorce four years later, with Kardashian later blaming their split on his alleged abusive behaviour, which Thomas denied.

2. Ray J

Kim dated R&B singer Ray J, Brandy Norwood’s younger brother, from 2003 to 2006, as her divorce from Damon Thomas was being finalised.

A year after their split, a sex tape of Kim and Ray J titled Kim Kardashian Superstar leaked online, which catapulted Kim into the limelight.

They were together for about three years, which were “highlighted” by a sex tape that was leaked and released by Vivid Entertainment.

Kim denied any involvement with the tape’s distribution. She sued and settled with Vivid Entertainment, who reportedly paid millions for the footage, for $5 million.

That same year, Kim and her family – sisters Kourtney, Khloe, Kendall and Kylie, brother Rob, mother Kris and stepfather Bruce, now Caitlyn – began starring in their era-defining E!

3. Nick Cannon

After her three-year relationship with Ray J broke down, Kim began dating rapper and television host Nick Cannon in late 2006.

They split in January 2007, one month before Kim’s infamous sex tape with Ray J leaked. Years after their split, Cannon explained how their relationship broke down after she lied to him about the existence of the tape.

4. Reggie Bush

Kim dated NFL player Reggie Bush from 2007 to 2010, her first relationship documented on Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

The couple briefly split in 2009, but later reconciled before finally breaking up a year later.

 There was scuttlebutt about the two reuniting, and apparently, up until her August 2011 wedding to Kris Humphries

5. Kris Humphries

In October 2010, Kim began dating NBA player Kris Humphries, who was playing for the New Jersey Jets at the time. Seven months later, the pair were engaged.

Their whirlwind wedding was the centre of a two-part television special and reportedly cost around $10 million.

She later explained that she felt pressured to marry Humphries , Kardashian added, “I knew on the honeymoon it wasn’t going to work out.”

However, after just 72 days of marriage, Kim filed for divorce from Humphries, citing irreconcilable differences , which was finalised in 2013.

6. Kanye West

In 2012, Kim began dating longtime friend Kanye West while still legally married to NBA player Kris Humphries, and the rest is history.

A year later, West proposed to Kim inside a baseball stadium in San Francisco, and the pair married at Fort di Belvedere in Florence, Italy in 2014.

Kim and Kanye have four children; daughter North (born June 15, 2013), son Saint (born December 5, 2015), daughter Chicago (born January 15, 2018), and son Psalm (born May 9, 2019).

They share a mansion in Calabasas, California worth around $60 million, as well as various other properties including West’s $14 million ranch in Wyoming.

Kardashian officially filed for divorce from West in February 2021 after 6 years of marriage and a judge declared her legally single in March 2022.

7. Pete Davidson

While West admitted he still wanted to be with “wife” Kardashian despite their split, the makeup mogul was wooed by comedian Pete Davidson following her “SNL” hosting gig in October 2021.

They were later spotted holding hands on a rollercoaster at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, California.

By November, she was seen in his native Staten Island, where they enjoyed back-to-back dinners.

It was  confirmed on Nov. 18 that Davidson and Kardashian are officially a couple and are still together till date .

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Sauti Sol loses 2K YouTube subscribers over Azimio la Umoja drama

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Award-winning Kenyan Boy band Sauti Sol have continued to lose YouTube subscribers since threatening to take legal action against Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition party over claims of using their song without permission.

By Tuesday night, Sauti Sol had 905,000 YouTube subscribers but were at 903,000 subscribers on Wednesday morning.

On Monday, May 16, 2022 Sauti Sol threatened to sue Azimio for using their song Extravaganza during an event that saw the Alliance unveil Martha Karua as Raila Odinga’s running.

The group pointed out that the act of Azimio using their tune without consent is blatant copyright infringement as directed by Section 35, CAP 170 of the Copyright Act of Kenya.

However, Raila Odinga through his party – the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) – argued that playing the song was show of love to the music group.

ODM’s statement elicited mixed reactions with everyone picking sides and some chose to understand what the law says about copyright infringement. However, Sauti stood firm and said they will always fight for their rights.

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“Y’all are crazy. I’m reading comments on Twitter. Our education system is failing us. Too many ignorant keyboard warriors. The same guys stealing from us will steal from you,” wrote Bien.

Bien added that they will never back down from doing what is right saying, ‘intellectual property will and should be respected.

On Wednesday, the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) CEO Ezekiel Mutua issued a statement explaining that Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Coalition party is free to use Sauti Sol and other artiste’s sound recording during their political events.

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Sauti Sol Threatens to Sue Azimio Coalition Over Copyright Infringement

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Award-winning Kenyan band Sauti Sol has threatened to sue Raila Odinga and the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance for copyright infringement.

Through a statement, Sauti Sol said that the act of Azimio using their song ‘Extravaganza’ without their consent is blatant copyright infringement as directed by section 35, CAP 170 of the Copyright Act of Kenya.

“It has come to our attention that the Azimio la Umoja campaign through its flagbearer and presidential candidate, the Right Hon.

former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga’s social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram) have without license nor authority used one of our more popular original compositions, “Extravaganza,” as a soundtrack to the announcement post of the running mate,” their statement read in part.

“We did not license this song to the Azimio la Umoja Campaign neither did we give any consents for its use in the announcement of their Vice-Presidential Candidate”

They accused the Raila Odinga-led coalition of using one of their songs as a soundtrack during the unveiling of Narc Kenya Party leader Martha Karua as the coalition’s running mate.

The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has answered Sauti Sol after the band threatened to sue Azimio la Umoja for outright disregarding the country’s copyright laws.

“We would like to assure our celebrated musical team, Sauti Sol, that we love them & appreciate their music so much.

The group has carried our country’s flag so high in international fora and every Kenyan appreciates this. Playing their song yesterday was a show of love for their work,” ODM stated

Trending top in the country, netizens have rallied and called out the Extravaganza hitmakers for chasing clout and having double standards.

They were shortly after trolled with netizens pointing out that the Raila-led team had already paid for copyright and got the greenlight from MCSK to play music for campaigns.

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Notably, earlier this month, Winnie Odinga, Raila’s representative had paid Sh526,000 to the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) to play local/international music during the presidential campaigns. This was confirmed by Senior Licensing Officer David Kiragu.

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