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Prolific Poet And Actor, Craig Grant Is Dead

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American actor and poet, Craig ‘muMs’ Grant, who starred in HBO’s Oz has died at the age of 52.

 

LAByrinth Theater Company, of which he was a member, released a statement announcing his passing. No cause of death was revealed yet.

 

“The LAByrinth Theater family is deeply saddened to share the news of the unexpected loss of Craig ‘muMs’ Grant,” the post read. “We’ll forever miss our friend, brother, LAB member, Emcee, mentor, poet, actor, spoken-word giant, and fire-breathing teddy bear. muMs’ presence, performances, and words inspired a generation. His legacy will live on, from the Bronx and into the beyond. Keep rocking the mic, Schemer!”

 

On the acclaimed Oz, which ran from 1997 to 2003, Grant portrayed Arnold “Poet” Jackson, a heroin addict and prisoner who recites poetry for other inmates.

 

Grant worked with a number of filmmakers such as Spike Lee, appearing in the director’s films BlacKkKlansman and Bamboozled. He also played Cash Jackson in the recent Netflix series She’s Gotta Have It. His big screen credits include Steven Soderbergh’s Side Effects, Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s Birdman, and the Safdie brothers’ Good Time.

 

On television, Grant appeared in series like Chappelle’s Show, The Sopranos, Boston Legal, The Knick, Horace and Pete, and Luke Cage.

 

At the time of his death, Grant was shooting a recurring role on Starz’s Hightown and was set to wrap a recurring arc on Tyler Perry’s BET+ show All the Queen’s Men.

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Actor, Alex Ekubo Acquires A Toyota Landcruiser

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Actor, Alex Ekubo, has acquired a Toyota Landcruiser. This comes few days after he turned 35.

 

His close friend, IK Ogbonna, shared the good news on his Instagram page.

”@alexxekubo Ikuku of the whole world, I know you would kill me for this, you don’t like to show off, but let me brag for you small.
Congrats on your latest addition, your Garage don choke.
I’m too proud of you bro. Pls congratulate him for me”

 

See a video of Alex and the SUV below

 

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I Won’t Forgive Fans That Hailed Me When I Sang Hi” – Tonto Dikeh Mocks Her Debut Song

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Tonto Dikeh took to Instagram to mock her singing voice and she joked that she won’t forgive fans who hailed her when she released her debut single titled “Hi”.

 

The actress was signed by D’banj to his record label, DB Records, in June 2014.

 

She then released “Hi” and “Itz Ova”. Both songs received mixed reactions until the excitement surrounding Tonto’s music debut died down.

 

The actress took to Instagram today to reveal that her son, King Andre is running from her singing voice.

 

She added: “Even if I forgive anybody, I no go forgive those fans why they hailed me that time when I sing Hiiiiiiiii.”

 

She added several crying emojis.

 

See her post below.

 

"I won

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Players Break Their Fast For Ramadan During A Game In Turkey (video)

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During the holy month of Ramadan, which began on Monday, April 12, fasting Muslims must abstain from food and drink from dawn to sunset.

 

On Tuesday evening, April 13, players in a Turkish football match were seen breaking their fast for Ramadan on the pitch during a stoppage in play after hearing the evening call to prayer at sunset.

 

Players break their fast for Ramadan during a game in Turkey (video)

 

A clip shared by broadcaster beIN Sports showed Ankara Keciorengucu and GZT Giresunspor players eating during a stoppage in play at Giresunspor in the TFF First League, Turkey’s second tier.

 

Some of the players were seen kneeling on the floor eating bananas, while goalkeeper Metin Uçar was drinking water.

 

Players break their fast for Ramadan during a game in Turkey (video)

 

Watch the video below…

 

 

 

 

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