The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars is a set of 24 awards rewarding artistic and technical merit in the American film industry.
The award ceremony which had its 90th edition on the 4th of March 2018 had 24 categories awarded including the award for Best Animated short film which was won by former professional basketball player Kobe Bryant.
Kobe Bean Bryant is an American businessman and retired professional basketball player who played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He is the first pro athlete to win an Academy award.
The 2017 animated short film titled “Dear Basketball” was directed by Glen Keane and written by the retired basketballer Kobe Bryant as a story based on a letter he wrote to The Players’ Tribune on November 29, 2015, to announce his retirement from basketball.
The movie is also the first short film ever to be made with the use of only 1 HB pencil.
French Montana Doing More Charity Work In Africa
The popular rapper French Montana is looking out for the next generation as he takes his good works home.
French Montana takes up more charity work as he takes the good work to his home country Morocco by footing the bill for 2 preschool classrooms. The rapper who is working with the Sabae School of Fida-Mers Sultan district reportedly makes the donations that will be able to provide supplies and sustain the classrooms for at least a few years.
French grew up in Morocco before moving to the United States when he was 13. In June 2018, he became a legal citizen of the United States but his loyalty hasn’t shifted from home.
As reported by TMZ, “French’s investment in education comes on the heels of the $500k he raised to help build a hospital in Uganda. The hospital opened in March and it’s now servicing more than 300,000 women in 40 villages.”
Keep up the good work French!
Tyler Perry Says Its Time To Kill Madea
American actor and movie producer Tyler Perry says it is time to kill the movie character Madea.
Come next year Madea will be no more as Tyler Perry recently reveals it’s time to say goodbye to the character and he plans to do so in his next Madea film expected to be released in 2019. Speaking on a radio program, Tyler says; “This is it… It’s time for me to kill that old b***h. I’m tired!… We’re gonna say goodbye in ‘19. I just don’t want to be her age playing her.”
The producer says the last of Madea will be seen as the movie character takes a final bow in his upcoming film, “Tyler Perry’s a Madea Family Funeral,” – to be released in March 2019. This film in the works will be the 8th Madea film and the 11th film in which Tyler will play this character. The movie producer also plans a farewell stage play tour for the character.
We are getting ready to see the last of the very mad, insightful, gangster and motherly Madea. It was indeed a good run.
Kizz Daniel And Davido Set To Drop New Song One Ticket
Popular Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido has announced that a new record titled One Ticket off Kizz Daniel’s album would be dropping on Friday 2nd of November, 2018.
Davido made these known via his official Instagram account on Wednesday 31st of October 2018, posting a picture of himself and Kizz Daniel in a private jet.
He wrote “New single this Friday !! OBO X @iamkizzdaniel !! ONE TICKET… get ready to dance and sing your hearts out!!”
The song One Ticket is expected to be the rollout song for Kizz Daniel’s second studio album titled ‘No Bad Songz’.
Recall that Kizz Daniel had earlier revealed that he would be dropping his second musical project titled‘NBS’ in September or October 2018, but the project has been delayed.
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