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Wiyaala Laments : Some Categories In Our Award Schemes Belong To Certain People

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Yes some categories belong to some people - Wiyaala

They Just Put Some Of Us In certain Categories Just To Make The Numbers

  • Yes some categories belong to some people
  • Maybe some of my colleague artist will be of the same mind with me
  • It is very important how you present your artist to the world
  • I’m not embarrassed to be a cultural representation of Ghana


Watch how Wiyaala lamented over favoritism in the Ghanaian music industry : FullSizeRender

There has been a number of occasions where Ghanaian artist do complain of being robbed of awards due to favoritism.

Noella Wiyaala, a globally recognized musician and cultural representation of Africa, Ghana, with the stage name Wiyaala believes to have hit the nail on the head when she  tackled certain unfortunate acts which hold back the progress of the Ghanaian music industry, in a video posted on her Facebook page.

“few months ago I had nominations and I will not post them because they don’t represent me very well “ she said

“Yes and some categories belong to some people and you just put some of us there, that’s how some of us feel; just to make the numbers “ she added

The Lioness of Africa; Wiyaala further stated that, maybe some of her colleague artist will be of the same mind with her whilst others may not.

Wiyaala was nominated on the October 22nd by the Ghanaweb excellence awards in the Culture Promoter category. The Ghanaweb excellence awards happens to be the first- ever  audience-powered awards organized by a Ghana based online media platform, which has the intention of celebrating role models and future leaders who would inspire and make a better Ghana.

According to wiyaala she is not embarrassed to be a cultural representative for Ghana and this  implies that, she has humbly accepted the nomination and do appreciate. But a glance through the nomination list for the Creative Art Excellence  category,comes the remonstration of Wiyaala.

Wiyaala does not understand why she was not nominated in the Creative Arts Excellence category. The queen of Africa music, after posting on her Facebook page; asking the board members of the Ghanaweb excellence award why her name was  found missing in that particular category, has doubled her actions taken to seek answers by posting a video of herself  lamenting about the situation.

 

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Will Johnny Depp Act Again? A look At Actor’s Scheduled Films As He Returns To The Stand In Amber Heard Trial

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Johnny Depp: Captain Jack Sparrow

Johnny Depp is set to take the stand in his ongoing defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard.

Depp is suing Heard for $50m (£38.2m). He alleges that Heard implied that he abused her in a 2018 Washington Post op-ed about domestic violence.

The article does not mention him by name.

Heard is countersuing for $100m (£80.9m), accusing Depp of orchestrating a “smear campaign” against her and describing his lawsuit as a continuation of “abuse and harassment”.

Throughout the case, Depp and his legal representatives have referred to the actor’s career being negatively impacted as a result of the claims.

Last month, talent agent Christian Carino testified that he believes Heard’s allegations of abuse cost Depp the job of playing Captain Jack Sparrow in the sixth Pirates of the Caribbean film, having portrayed the character in five previous films.

In 2020, Depp bowed out of his role as Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts franchise after losing a domestic violence libel case against The Sun.

Meanwhile, some fans have questioned whether the three-time Oscar-nominee will work professionally again.

Though his future presence in Hollywood productions is unconfirmed as of yet, Depp is reported to have at least one acting role in the pipeline.

He is expected to star in the forthcoming French-language film Jeanne du Barry, playing the controversial French king, Louis XV. As reported in Variety earlier this year, the period drama will be directed by Maïwenn, who also stars as the ruler’s mistress, Jeanne Bécu.

Elsewhere, Depp has recently provided the voice of Johnny Puff in the children’s web mini-series, Puffins Impossible.

Plans for the sixth instalment of Pirates of the Caribbean have yet to be confirmed, but according to film producer Jerry Bruckheimer, the door isn’t completely closed for Depp to make a return.

When asked by The Sunday Times earlier this month whether there was a view for him to return as Captain Jack Sparrow, he responded: “Not at this point. The future is yet to be decided.”

Outside of these projects, the actor has also gone viral for his behaviour during the trial proceedings, with actions such as joking about bringing waffles for fansspreading widely across social media platforms.

The dispute between Depp and Heard has prompted reactions from a number of high profile figures. Here’s a rundown of the celebrities who have voiced their support for Heard, while here’s a list of the celebrities who have thrown support behind Depp.

…….. The Independent

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Will Smith Reveals He Saw His Career Collapse Through A Premonition

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Will Smith ingested ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic drink, and the visions he had led him to rethink his life.

After his scandal during the Oscar Awards ceremony, where he slapped comedian Chris Rock after he made a joke about the alopecia suffered by his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, actor Will Smith does not stop appearing in the media.

Vetoed for 10 years by the Academy, in addition to the fact that several film studios such as Netflix withdrew the projects in which they had him contemplated, Smith no longer has room to maneuver to try to resume his career, because now it depends on someone to give him a new opportunity.

Mind-blowing experience

Perhaps that is why he is now taking advantage of the spaces he is given to try to change the image of a violent guy who explodes at the slightest provocation without measuring the consequences of his behavior.

Interviewed by David Letterman on the program “My Next Guess Needs No Introduction”, the 53-year-old actor confessed that some time ago he opted to undergo a ritual where after ingesting ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic drink used by Amazonian tribes in their ceremonies, he managed to have a disturbing vision that later became a reality.

“I drank it, and it usually takes about 45 minutes for it to hit you. I was sitting there and even though I thought it wouldn’t hit me, all of a sudden I saw my money flying far away, my house flying away and my career going far away,” he said.

Empowered by life

However, it didn’t stop there, as in the midst of his vision he experienced that his daughter Willow would be in danger and was screaming at him asking him to help her, something that so far has not come to pass.

“Then, slowly, I stopped worrying about my money, I just wanted to reach Willow, and I stopped worrying about my house, and I stopped worrying about my career,” she emphasized.

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Drake Loses More Than $230K On Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix Bet

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Rapper Drake loses more than $230K on Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix bet

Canadian rapper Drake has lost more than $320,000 after he bet that Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc would win the Spanish Grand Prix.

The God’s Plan singer, 35, announced on social media that he bet $300,000 on Leclerc.

Rapper Drake loses more than $230K on Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix bet

“First F1 bet, let’s see how it goes,” the One Dance hitmaker wrote on his Instagram Story, revealing he bet $300k Canadian dollars with cryptocurrency betting platform, Stake.

Unfortunately, the Ferrari ace, who was leading the world championship, lost the lead Sunday afternoon after suffering an engine failure.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen was declared the winner in Barcelona, along with the lead of the championship over Leclerc.

While the Knife Talk crooner may not have the best luck on his side when it comes to Formula 1 betting, he recently won $300,000 in profit after wagering that the Los Angeles Rams would defeat the Cincinnati Bengals in the Super Bowl, reported Page Six.

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