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Kobe Bryant’s Wife Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Helicopter Co. Over Demise Of Husband And Daughter, Claims Pilot Was Reckless

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Kobe Bryant’s Wife Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Helicopter Co. Over Demise Of Husband And Daughter, Claims Pilot Was Reckless 3

Vanessa Bryant, the wife of late NBA Legend, Kobe Bryant has sued the company that owned the doomed helicopter that killed her husband and daughter alonsgide seven others when it crashed on Sunday Jan. 26th.

Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gigi were on their way to a basketball practice when the helicopter they were in crashed, killing everyone on board.

In the lawuit obatained by TMZ, it was alleged that Island Express was only allowed to fly under visual flight rules, and the conditions the day of the crash were not conducive for such flying.

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The lawsuit also says the pilot was going 180 miles per hour in the heavy fog in a steep decline.

The lawsuit claims the pilot failed to properly monitor and assess the weather prior to takeoff, failed to obtain proper weather data prior to the flight, failed to abort the flight when he knew of the cloudy condition, failed to maintain control of the helicopter and failed to avoid “natural obstacles” in the flight path.

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The lawsuit also says the pilot, Ara George Zobayan, was disciplined in 2015 for violating the visual flight rule minimums by flying into an airspace of reduced visibility.

The lawsuit also claims the helicopter was not safe, although it doesn’t say what was unsafe. It could be the basis for the claim is that the helicopter was not certified to fly in bad weather.

According to TMZ, the lawsuit does not list an amount of damages sought, but Vanessa is asking for punitive damages, claiming the pilot and Island Express were reckless, and the damages could be untold millions.

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If Wizkid Wins At The 64 GRAMMYs, Would That Make Him Bigger Than ‘Fela’?

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“After years of African artists edging closer to the center of Western pop music, Wizkid is the first African artist to truly make a major pop breakthrough in the United States and seems best poised to do so globally, too.” 

Many times in the past, Music megastar, Ayodeji Balogun, widely known as Big Wiz has been compared to Fela, considering his craft and style of music – Afrobeat. With the Legendary musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti being the pioneer of Afrobeat, there have been lots of claims that Wizkid would never amount to half of who Fela ever was during his time.

This spans in the direction of Fela being not just a musician, but an activist who, through his music preached democracy over dictatorship.

Wizkid, despite being recognized by the Grammy’s for his collaboration on Beyonce’s Brown Skin Girl, many, including Fela’s last born, Seun Kuti do not regard him as a Grammy winner, as he insists he was only featured on her song.

Now that Wizkid’s most recent Body of Work, “Made In Lagos” is being considered for 10 categories in the 2022 Grammy Awards slated for 31st of January 2022, this brings us to the question: If Wizkid Wins Grammy, Would That Make Him Bigger Than Fela?

Kindly share your thoughts in the comment section.

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“I Break Hearts For A Living” – Olamide

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Nigerian rapper, Olamide has revealed that he is a money-making heartbreaking machine.

The Rock crooner made the revelation after a fan insulated that someone must have broken his heart following a love quote he posted on Twitter.

In the early hour of Friday morning, Baddo took to his Twitter handle to air his view on how people always look for love from people instead of themselves. He lamented that it is always a shame to see such when the individual can easily find the love he/she needs from within.

His quote must have woken the heartbroken tweeps, because Chima replied with this: “Na breakfast quote be this, them dem serve baba hot breakfast”.

Olamide replied with this: “Ki lo fin share bi omo snake yii? I break hearts for a living”.

See his post below;

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Buju Shares The Tracklist Of His Debut EP

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Rave of the moment, singer Buju has finally shared the official track-list of his forthcoming EP titled “Sorry I’m Late”.

The highly anticipated EP which will be Buju‘s debut, and has been scheduled for October 28, 2021,  consists of 7 tracks. The unveiled tracklist shows that all tracks on the mini project are new, unreleased records. Buju’s 2021 singles; ‘Outside‘ and ‘Testimony‘ didn’t make the cut.

Also the technical singer revealed sensational music band, The Cavemen as the only guest act on his debut EP.

See below and Stay Tuned!

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