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Ikorodu Bois shine, appear on New York’s Times Square billboard

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Nigerian internet sensation, Ikorodu Bois, have featured on a Netflix advert displayed on Broadway Times Square, New York City

They have thus joined A-list celebrities such as Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and Davido to feature on a billboard in Times Square.

Situated in Midtown Manhattan section of New York City, the Times Square is a major tourist destination and entertainment centre in the United States.

In the advert, a clip of a trailer remake by Ikorodu Bois was included.

This is another remarkable feat for the group, which consists of the trio of Muiz Sanni (15), Malik Sanni (10) and Fawas (13).

The group is known for remaking, mimicking and recreating multimillion-dollar music videos, movie scenes and movie trailers using ordinary household items.

They rose to prominence on Instagram for their almost flawless ability to recreate movie trailers, music videos, viral videos of celebrities across the world which they share on their official page.

Netflix had earlier announced plans to feature the Ikorodu Bois in its Oscar Weekend Film Brand Campaign.

The company said in a statement that its campaign was targeted at celebrating fans for the important role they play, for watching, loving, discussing, and even recreating Netflix movies.

“In seeing the Ikorodu Bois channel their creativity into remakes/tributes of their favorite movies, we see the joy of being a fan,” the statement said.

The Ikorodu Bois recently bagged a nomination in the 2021 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.

 

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DJ Cuppy: Why I’m Still Single At 28

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Music producer and Disc Jockey, Florence Otedola, better known as “DJ Cuppy”, has explained why she is still single.

 

She gave the explanation in a video she posted on her Instagram account.

 

In the video, the billionaire’s daughter was seen dancing to Dreake’s hit “Way Too Sexy”.

 

She wrote: “I’ve come to the conclusion that the reason that I’m single is that I’m way TOO SEXY 😛 #CuppyDat”

 

Cuppy is the second daughter of Otedola.

 

In July 2014, the songstress released ‘House of Cuppy’ as her first compilation mix in London and Lagos, before launching it in New York two months later.

 

With House of Cuppy, she produced EDM-Esque remixes of songs by leading Afropop artistes.

 

In July 2018, Cuppy launched the Cuppy Foundation.

 

She released her official first single On October 13, 2017, “Green Light”, which featured Nigerian singer and producer, Tekno

 

She also partnered with Apple Music in February 2021, to launch the first radio show in Africa.

 

DJ CUppy was born on November 11, 1992.

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BBNaija: I Accepted 4 Marriage Proposals But None Worked, Says Saskay

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Big Brother Naija season 6 Shine Ya Eye housemate, Saskay, has revealed that she accepted four marriage proposals but none worked out.

 

She said this on day 54 of the show which will end on October 4.

 

While having a conversation with her fellow housemates at the garden area of the house, Saskay opened up on the marriage proposals.

 

“Between last year and this year, I think I’ve received four proposals. I accepted all but right now, none is working.”

 

The 21-year-old also added that her family is pressuring her to get married.

 

Nini, her fellow housemate, said she was scared of marriage, adding that she would rather date for 10 years before getting married.

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Dudu Heritage, Bimbo Oshin’s husband, dies after slumping

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Ola Ibironke, famous music promoter and husband of Bimbo Oshin, a Nollywood actress, is dead. He was aged 61.

Dudu Heritage as he is fondly called, who was captain of Ibadan Golf Club, reportedly died on Sunday night in Ibadan, Oyo State.

He was said to have slumped at home and efforts to revive him failed.

He was confirmed dead in the hospital and no cause was given for his sudden death.

Ibadan Golf Club issued a statement on Monday expressing shock at its captain’s death

It stated, “We are shocked by the sudden demise of our Captain, Mr Ola Ibironke.

“The Course is hereby closed and all club activities are suspended until further notice while the flag will be hoisted at half mast.

“Our prayers are with his family and members of this great Club. Further details will be announced later.”

Ibironke was last seen in a trending video at Radisson Blu hotel in Lagos, exchanging banters with Wasiu Ayinde KWAM 1 and Dele Momodu.

He got married to Bimbo Oshin in 2005.

Apart from his wife and children, he is survived by his an 81-year-old mother.

 

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