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Rihanna Becomes Third Richest Musician In The UK

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According to the annual rich list published by the Sunday Times, the recent publication of the richest musicians residing in the United Kingdom have come as a surprise with an unexpected addition.

Barbadian native, Rihanna, making the list comes as a big surprise. This is because Rihanna, who now lives in London, moved in only some months ago.

Rihanna living in London means she qualifies to be listed on the list.

Experts also suggested that the ‘Umbrella’ singer could be on the path to become the first female billionaire artiste in the UK, if she decides to remain in the capital.

Rihanna, who is estimated to worth £468m was ranked third on the list.

Although she is 3rd on the list with Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sir Paul McCartney, who both have individual net worth of £800m coming first, she is the only female solo artiste who made it to the top 20.

Rihanna’s wealth is attributed to Fenty Cosmetics valued at $3bn, her history-making partnership with LVMH to launch the clothing line arm of her business, her Savage X Fenty lingerie line and her back catalogue of eight hit albums.

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Davido Set To Sign Cynthia Morgan To His Record Label

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Nigerian singer, David Adeleke aka Davido has expressed his interest in signing Cynthia Morgan, after she voiced out the setbacks she has been facing in her music career.

Cynthia Morgan, once the queen of Nigeria reggae dancehall has been missing from the music scene for a number of years now.

In a recent Instagram live interview with Upfront With Sandra, the “German Juice” singer opened up about her challenges and illness.

Cynthia Morgan who now goes by the stage name Madrina, revealed that she relocated to Benin to recuperate and save costs. She also fell into depression after she found her resources drained.

Morgan revealed that she fell out with her former label head Jude Okoye, brother to renowned defunct group PSquare.

She alleged that Okoye has taken over her Instagram and VEVO accounts and has also stopped her from using the stage name Cynthia Morgan.

Reacting to her ordeal, Davido has expressed his interest in signing her to his record label.

Taking to Twitter, he wrote;

“Cynthia Morgan call me”.

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Cynthia Morgan Opens Up, Reveals How She Lost Everything To Music Executive Jude Okoye [VIDEO]

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Nigerian singer, Cynthia Morgan has spoken up about her travail after an issue she had with the CEO of her former record label ‘Northside Records’, Jude Okoye.

In an Instalive chat with former Miss Globe Nigeria, Cassandra, the dancehall star recalled losing her stage name “Cynthia Morgan”, her VEVO account, royalties, Instagram account and other things due to the contract she signed and the record label issue she had with the music executive.

According to the singer, she had dirts on Jude Okoye and would have won if she pushed further, but she decided at that time that it wasn’t necessary.

She however became depressed thereafter and had to relocate to Benin to save cost for treatment of an illness that almost took her life.

On why she didn’t open up at that time, Cynthia Morgan who now goes with the name “Madrina” said wasn’t ready to talk as she believed it was a phase of life she would surmount. She also admitted that some of colleagues in the music industry reached out to her, but she didn’t say anything because it was all centered on work which she wasn’t ready to get back to then.

The singer who disclosed that she doesn’t want to sign under a label anymore, said she is now open to partnership and hoping to stage a comeback.

 

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A GoFundMe account has been launched by her fans who expressed sympathy over “all she went through” with the hashtag #BringBackCynthinaMorgan.

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Nollywood Actress, Emilia Dike, Slumps And Dies In Enugu

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Nollywood actress, Emilia Dike, is dead. She reportedly died on Wednesday in Enugu after slumping.

Mr Okechukwu Oku, a movie Director, who expressed sadness over the bad news, took to his Instagram page on Thursday @okechukwuoku to announce the death of the actress.

“Why is death taking the best people???? I’m confused oooo.

“Just filmed with Mama here on my 2 last projects, excited to release it and this horrible news today.

“A woman with a heart of gold, Aah noooo. Will miss you Mrs Dike.

“Nollywood has lost a gem in you. This is messed up,” he wrote.

Some Nollywood stars like Uche Ogbodo, Anita Joseph, Belinda Effah, Ken Erics and others have expressed shock at the news of her passing.

Emilia Dike featured in Nollywood movies such as “Ignorant couples”, “Dust of yesterday”, “Kings Guard”, “Where Money Never Sleep 1 and 2”, and many more.

(NAN)

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