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US election: Rapper Kanye gets 60,000 votes despite withdrawal

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American musician, Kanye West, got over 60,000 votes in 12 states during the presidential election which started on Tuesday, even after announcing his withdrawal from the race, the Agence France Presse (AFP) reported on Wednesday.

Kanye West had declared his intention to run for the presidency on July 4, 2020 and on July 15, withdrew from the race contested between the incumbent President, Donald Trump of the Republican Party and former Vice President Joe Biden of the Democratic Party.

Despite his withdrawal from the race, Kanye West still got some votes from the electorate, with reports saying he got over 60,000 votes from 12 states.

West had announced his bid on the platform of what he called “Birthday Party”, before he eventually withdrew.

He was said to have got the highest number of votes in Tennessee, where some 10,216 people cast their ballots for him.

He also got 4,040 from Arkansas; Colorado: 6,254; Idaho: 3,631; Iowa: 3,202; Kentucky: 6,259; Louisiana: 4,894.

Other states where he had votes were Minnesota: 7,789; Mississippi: 3,277; Oklahoma: 5,590; Utah: 4,344 and Vermont: 1,265.

The rapper also chronicled his first-ever voting experience on his Twitter handle, saying “God is so good. Today, I am voting for the first time in my life for the President of the United States, and it’s for someone I truly trust…me.”

Kanye West also spoke about his intention to contest for the country’s presidency in 2024.

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Sound Sultan’s brother exposes scammer who hacked late singer’s Instagram account

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A scammer who hacked into the Instagram account of late singer Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, has been exposed by the singer’s brother, Dare Fasasi.

Popularly known as Baba Dee, Sound Sultan’s brother took to his Instagram page to share pictures of the scammer, revealing his name as Victor Majekodunmi.

Baba Dee revealed that Majekodunmi, who deleted some pictures from the singer’s page, pretended to be Sound Sultan’s wife, Farida Fasasi.

Sharing a picture of the hacker, he wrote, “This is the face of the scammer that hacked into my brother @soundsultan Instagram account after his death. His Name is Victor Majekodunmi, a young man with great potential yet so evil and heartless.

“He deleted a lot of his memories and chose to scam people by pretending to be @faridafasasi .

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“I’m happy to announce that we have taken control of the account and he is presently cooling off in police custody. Thanks to everybody that showed concern and helped nab the young hardened criminal.”

Baba Dee also appreciated the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, and other police officials.

“Thanks to my friends at the Nigerian police force, thanks to the Lagos state police commissioner, and special thanks to my special police friend on my page. God bless you all,” he said.

Popular singer, Sound Sultan, died on the 11th of July after battling Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.

A month after his death, his wife, Farida Fasasi, raised the alarm that hackers have invaded her husband’s social media accounts, extorting funds from innocent people.

Farida had said, “Kindly disregard any communication from all Sound Sultan’s social media accounts. The accounts have been hacked by scammers sending messages to innocent people to solicit funds. Please the family has no control over the accounts.”

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Singer Tems reacts to Wizkid touching her buttocks on stage

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Singer, Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, has declared her love for Wizkid, stating that it’s not going to change.

The singer said this in a video which surfaced online on Friday, where she was performing their hit song: “Essence.”

Her recent video surfaced a day after a viral video which featured Wizkid trying to lift her while they both performed during his album tour in London.

The performance, which held on Wednesday at the sold out O2 Arena, saw Wizkid inviting Tems on stage to perform their hit song, Essence.

During the performance, Wizkid was seen placing his arms under Tems’ buttocks in an attempt to lift her.

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Tems, on her part, resisted his attempt by pulling his hands away.

The video has since caused a debate on Twitter as some fans accused Wizkid
of sexual harassment, while others tried to defend his action.

Tems has now clarified that Wizkid is her brother.

She said: “All I’m going to say is Wiz is my brother, and someone I look up to.”

Showing appreciation to Wizkid, Tems stated that she is grateful.

She said: “I’m grateful for all he’s done and his existence.

“I want you guys to remember that he’s human, I’m human, and I love him, and that’s not gonna change.”

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