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American musician Kanye West, has predicted that he will be homeless for a year as he vowed to turn all his homes into churches to support orphans. 

The 44-year-old father of four, who has amassed properties all around the world in the course of his successful career, including his well-publicized Wyoming ranch, has disclosed that he intends to convert his homes into churches. 

The ‘DONDA’ rapper spoke on the need for society to progress during a lengthy interview with culture magazine 032c.

Kanye West said; 

 “We are under capitalist rule, and it’s killing us. It’s time to change that.

“I’m going to be homeless in a year. I’m going to turn all the homes I own into churches. We’re making this orphanage, and it will be a place where anyone can go.

“It should be like an artist commune. Food should always be available.”

Last month, Ye visited with LA Mission CEO Reverend Troy Vaughn and delivered 1,000 meals to the group to help end homelessness in the city. 

According to TMZ, the Grammy Award-winner is said to have ‘set out four ways he might help the homeless after touring the city’s Skid Row region, 

Kanye West is apparently intending to feed the homeless by forming a partnership with groups throughout Los Angeles, and will use his own businesses to help give education, shelter, and jobs for those living on the streets.

In 2019, West produced prototypes for an ambitious housing project in Los Angeles aimed at reducing homelessness. The dome structures, however, were demolished after it was discovered that the rapper lacked the necessary permits. 

He later revealed intentions to use the same domes to construct an eco-village and a children’s ranch.


North Koreans have been banned from laughing, drinking or displaying of happiness for 11 days to commemorate the tenth anniversary of former leader Kim Jong Il’s death .

The government authorities have ordered the public not to exhibit any displays of happiness while North Korea observes the 10th anniversary of his death.

North Korea was governed by Kim Jong Il from 1994 until his death in 2011. 

After controlling the country for 17 years in a cruel and repressive dictatorship, he died of a heart attack on December 17, 2011, at the age of 69.

His third and youngest son, current leader Kim Jong Un, took over as his successor. 

North Koreans are being obliged to observe the 11-day mourning period ten years after his death.

“We must not consume alcohol, joke, or indulge in recreational activities during the mourning time,” a North Korean from the northeastern border city of Sinuiju told Radio Free Asia (RFA).

According to the source, North Koreans are not allowed to go grocery shopping on December 17, the anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death.

“Many people who were caught drinking or intoxicated during the mourning time were arrested and treated as ideological criminals in the past,” they continued. They were kidnapped and were never seen again. 

“Even if a family member dies during the mourning period, you are not permitted to cry aloud, and the body must be removed when the grieving period has ended.” If a person’s birthday falls within the mourning phase, they are unable to celebrate it.”

The annual mourning period for Kim Jong Il is generally ten days, but this year, to commemorate the tenth anniversary of his death, it will be eleven days.


  • Kim Kardashian wants to put her marriage to Kanye West, popular American rapper, behind her.
  • While Kim was in the audience, Kanye improvised words on stage, pleading for her to “run” back to him.
  • She has filed divorce papers, and if a judge signs them, she will be a single woman once again.

Kim Kardashian has formally ended her marriage to Kanye West, filing legal documents to do so.

The documents were filed on Friday, December 10th, and if a judge signs them, she will once again be a single lady.

Kanye pleaded with Kim Kardashian to return to him using lyrics from a song while singing on stage just hours before she filed the papers.

According to one of the popular blog sites in America, TMZ, Kanye’s message may have had the opposite effect on Kim, who attended the show with her children North and Saint.

Kim has already taken physical and financial steps to distance herself from Kanye. She paid $23 million to buy him out of their Hidden Hills estate.

Despite their split, the couple remains dedicated to co-parenting their children.

SOURCE: hellovybes

The Federal Government will restrict airlines from Canada, the United Kingdom, and Saudi Arabia entering Nigeria as of Tuesday, December 14. 

Minister of Aviation, Capt. Hadi Sirika, announced the decision on Sunday in Lagos, explaining that it was in response to Nigerian restrictions on flights into those countries over the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron.

According to Sirika, President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will also put the United Kingdom, Canada, and Saudi Arabia on a no-fly list because of the Omicron variant’s breakout and expansion. 

If those countries put Nigeria on a blacklist, the minister said, they have no moral right to have their airlines fly into Nigeria on commercial flights.

“Then there’s the case of Saudi Arabia, which placed Nigeria on a no-fly list. “We have offered our input that it is not acceptable to us and we requested that that Canada, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, and Argentina be placed on the red list as well,” I said at a meeting with the COVID-19 task force on Sunday.

“If they don’t let our citizens into their countries, as they did to us, who are they going to pick from our country as airlines?” 

“They are not permitted to enter.” I am confident that in the next three days, on Monday or Tuesday, all of those nations will be included to COVID-19’s red list,” the minister stated.

He emphasized that the impacted countries’ airlines were still prohibited, and the countries were placed on Nigeria’s red list. 

Sirika apologized to Nigerians planning to visit such nations, but insisted that the Nigerian government’s move was in the country’s best interests.

SOURCE: hellovybes

Canadian HipHop rapper/singer Aubrey Drake Graham popularly known as Drake is reportedly to have withdrawn from his Grammy nominations for 2021 after being nominated for ‘Best Album’ and ‘Best Rap Performance.

According to Genius, one of the popular American blog site narrated that; Drake’s relationship with the recording academy board has come to an end, as he has decided to withdraw ‘certified lover boy’ and “way 2 sexy” from their respective grammy nominated categories,”. 

Following the Grammy Academy’s The Weeknd rejection with his “After the Hours” album, Drake said strongly that he would not be participating the award show.

He wrote:

 “I think we should stop allowing ourselves to be shocked every year by the disconnect between impactful music and these awards and just accept that what once was the highest form of recognition may no longer matter to the artists that exist now and the ones that come after. This is a great time for somebody to start something new that we can build up overtime and pass on to the generations to come.”

Statement Shared by Drake

Meanwhile, Drake and Kanye West are set to host a joint concert dubbed “Free Larry Hover Benefit” in Los Angeles on December 9, 2021.

The stage design and aerial images shot by CBS Los Angeles surfaced online indicating that it’s under construction.

The Concert tickets range in price from $1000 to over $1000 for VIP Packages.

SOURCE: hellovybes

Kanye West and Drake’s Concert (Free Larry Hoover Benefit) stage construction design surfaced as it expected to take over Los Angeles Coliseum following their reunion on thursday, December 9th, 2021. 

Their concert venue is now under construction, with aerial images shot by CBS Los Angeles on Sunday, December 5th, 2021

Kanye West & Drake’ Free Larry Hoover Benefit Concert venue under construction

A construction crew was seen working on a mound-like structure in the Coliseum field’s middle. The sand combined with concrete or stucco that surrounded the wooden mound, according to reporter John Schreiber, appeared to be sand mixed with concrete or stucco. He even joked that he mistook it for a monster truck rally set-up at first.

The set concept is evocative of Kanye West‘s Soldier Field platform, where he recreated his childhood home before setting himself on fire inside it at the third Donda listening party in August. 

Tickets for Kanye West and Drake’s Free Larry Hoover Benefit Concert are still available for $50 plus fees through Ticketmaster. The price of the concert ranges from around $1,000 to over $1,000 for VIP packages. 

Ye and Drizzy put an end to their long-running feud after meeting at Drake’s Toronto mansion organized by Rap-A-Lot Records CEO J. Prince in November

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American rapper William Leonardo Roberts 11, popularly known as Rick Ross was spotted hanging out with Tanzanian actress and model Hamisa Mobetto, despite their dating rumor a few months ago.

Rick Ross and Mobetto at night club in Dubai

Back in September 2021, Rick Ross in an interview with Lil Ommy was asked about his relationship with Mobetto and he stated emphatically that there is a connection between him and the 26-year-old model,he’s proud of her but he simply wants to help and promote her business aspirations.

“I have to be honest, there is a connection, how much you wanna me to tell you about it?, I’m gonna leave that to her…but she is such a beautiful person, beautiful spirit and she is a huge entrepreneur and I want to help her take it to the next level because she is doing a great job and iIm proud of her” he stated

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A post shared by Hamisa Mobetto (@mobettohtothetop)

A video has surfaced online sighted by hellovybes on Hamisa Mobetto’s official Instagram handle, indicates that, the pair has now spark dating rumor as Rick Ross and Hamisa Mobetto were seen getting intimate or cozy at night club in Dubai.

In the video, the “Diced Pineapple” rapper was seen trying to go in for a kiss, but Hamisa did everything she could to hide her face from the cameras.

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To discourage citizens from following the totalitarian leader Kim Jong-Un fashion un’s taste, North Korea has made it illegal to wear leather trench coats.

The leather coat was first worn by Kim Jong-un in December 2019, when he met with Donald Trump to discuss North Korea’s nuclear weapons.

According to a Pyongsong local, the coats have been popularized by Kim Yo-jong, Jong-sister, un’s who has been seen wearing one.

The coat has subsequently become a symbol of power among North Korean elites who wanted to demonstrate their devotion to the Supreme Leader and could afford real leather.

It was learned that real leather coats imported from China were worn by wealthy individuals who could afford them, but soon after, garment manufacturers began importing imitation leather to manufacture them in the United States.
According to the source, who requested anonymity, Radio Free Asia reported:

“Now the leather coat has become a symbol for powerful women too.

“As leather coats began to be recognised as a symbol of power, private clothing merchants asked trading company officials to import synthetic leather since September of this year.

“They copied the design of the leather coats worn by the Highest Dignity and the officials and now they are being sold in the marketplace.”

To put a stop to the imitations, fashion police have been deployed to raid stores selling leather trench coats and seize them from customers, citing concerns that “it cheapens Kim’s style and undermines his authority.” Wearing garments made to seem like the Highest Dignity’s is a ‘impure trend to question the Highest Dignity’s authority,’ according to police.

They advised the public not to wear leather coats since it’s part of the party’s order to pick who can wear them, according to a source who spoke to Radio Free Asia.

According to the outlet, knock-off replicas of the garment first appeared in September of this year, when illicit trade between China and North Korea was restored following the Covid pandemic shutdown.

However, since the early 2000s, when smuggled South Korean films were in circulation, leather jackets have been a popular fashion choice in North Korea.

North Korea is reportedly to have taking extremely measures to punish people who distribute or watch Netflix’s hit show ‘Squid Game’.

A man has been sentenced to death in the country, according to Radio Free Asia, for smuggling and selling copies of a South Korean dystopian series. A high school student was also sentenced to life in jail for purchasing the show on a flash drive. 

Six other high school students who viewed the show were sentenced to five years in prison, with their supervisors, teachers, and school officials being fired.

“It all started last week when a high school student bought a USB flash drive carrying the South Korean drama Squid Game in secret and viewed it in class with one of his best friends,” a law enforcement source in North Hamgyong province told RFA. “The friend told few other other students about the flash drive, and they were fascinated, so they shared it with them.” 

This is said to be the first time the reclusive country has taken such punitive actions against youngsters as a result of its regulations prohibiting the distribution of films from South Korea and the United States, among other countries.

After a fire broke out at a mine in Russia, a rescue attempt is underway to save scores of missing trapped coal miners. 

Emergency personnel rushed to the Listvyazhnaya coal mine in the Kemerovo region of Russia’s Siberia. On Thursday, November 25, 

At least one miner is said to have died in the event, and concerns about the missing coal miners have grown as the mine has been evacuated.

Underground Explosion in Russia (Mash Siberia)

Authorities said that when the coal miners were brought to the surface, they were suffering from smoke poisoning. 

According to the Russian news outlet Interfax, a mine official stated that 75 miners were missing. 

According to emergency authorities, more than 200 people have been rescued. 

According to reports, Regional Governor Sergei Tsivilev reported one person had died and another 43 had been hurt.

An Underground explosion of coal mining in Russia

According to the Regional Governor’s Telegram channel, two of the 43 injured are in critical condition. 

Smoke toxicity was reported in a number of workers, according to preliminary statistics. In a previous statement, the regional branch of Russia’s Investigative Committee noted, “The number of victims is being specified.”

Is Adele In Love With Drake Or Is It Just A Friendship?

The “Easy on Me” singer, whom the Toronto rapper calls “one of my best pals in the world,” has voiced his respect for him. 

He was recently seen cheering her at the taping of her CBS special, “Adele One Night Only,” and she has often raved about her feelings for him.

In an interview with “Spout Podcast.” The 15-time Grammy winner opened up about their close friendship

“We have obviously confided in one another… She told anchor Tamara Dhia, “I absolutely have confided in him on how I want to do things.” “But he’s fantastic, he’s absolutely amazing.” 

Adele revealed that she spoke with Drake before the release of 30 in order to get his advise. 

“We definitely spoke about it this time because no one has ever released songs during a global pandemic,” she remarked. “We always talk about work and get each other’s opinions on it and stuff like that.”

As two of the biggest stars on the planet, they share a unique bond. “One of the reasons I love being friends with him is being able to have access to someone that really does know a lot of what it’s like to be you and stuff like that,” she said. “He decides everything and it can be quite daunting sometimes to make sure that you’re across all of that stuff.”

A year before the world heard 30, Adele played her album for Drake. But Drake didn’t give Adele any advance listens of Certified Lover Boy. “Oh no. He didn’t share the whole thing with me,” she said. “But I heard a couple snippets of it and stuff like that. But I love that record.”

Adele is on track to dethrone her friend for the biggest debut of the year. 30 is expected to sell over 800,000 equivalent album units, surpassing the record held by Drake’s Certified Lover Boy, which opened with 613,000 in September.

China has banned it celebrities from flaunting their wealth on social media in the latest assault on the entertainment sector,.

On Tuesday, China’s Cyberspace Administration announced that celebrities in the country will not be permitted to ‘show off wealth’ or ‘extravagant pleasure.’ on social media

The new rules are put in place amid a crackdown on celebrity culture in China as the country continues to strengthen its grip on the entertainment industry.

The regulations also restrict celebrities from disclosing inaccurate or private information, inciting fans to attack one another, or propagating rumors.

According to Business Insider, social media pages both “celebrities and followers” will be expected to follow “public order and good customs,” “correct public opinion orientation and value orientation,” “advance communist fundamental values,” and “keep a healthy style and taste.”

In September, Celebrities were cautioned that they must “oppose the degenerate ideals of money worship, hedonism, and radical individualism.”entertainment industry symposium, hosted by Communist Party
The Beijing summit with the slogan “Love the party, love the country, advocate morality and art”.

Senior party leaders and showbiz executives were in attendance, and they were told to adhere to social principles, personal integrity, and family values.

Conference attendees were instructed to ‘consciously abandon vulgar and kitsch inferior tastes, and consciously oppose the decadent ideas of money worship, hedonism, and extreme individualism,’

A list of ‘misbehaving celebrities’ who have allegedly been blacklisted by Beijing was circulated on social media in August.
Zhao, 45, and Zheng, 30, were both on the list, along with Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu, who was arrested on suspicion of rape earlier this year.

Ghanaian-Liberian actor and comedian Michael Blackson based in the United States, has formally become an American citizen. 

A Photo of Michael Blackson on Instagram

Taking to Instagram to announce his citizenship, the “African King Of Comedy”  posted his “Green Card” to share this joyful news with his friends about how he was able to obtain an American citizenship certificate. 

He wrote :

 “ I’m showing ya this because I have to turn this in back to the U.S immigration today at 10 in Los Angeles . For those who have no idea what this is it’s a green card and now you know a green card is not green lol. I’ve made a living making fun of America and Americans but all jokes aside America is by far the greatest country in the world and that’s why everyone comes here for an opportunity. Today I’m turning in my green card to replace it with an American citizenship certificate. I’m not going to get into details of why it took over 30 yrs to finally become a citizen but one reason was I just loved being an African and wanted to stay authentic. This Country has been nothing but a blessing to me especially my Black Americans who embraced me from the first time they saw me on Comic view and the movie next Friday, can’t forgot my Latin Americans who also showed me love then followed by Asian Americans, Indian America then about 5 yrs ago White Americans came on board. I say that because that’s what makes American great is a whole bunch of people from different parts of the world came to settle in one place and that’s why this is the best country in the world. Can’t wait to swear in so I can apply for welfare” 

Former reptile handler Jeff Johnson who featured on Tiger King season one, committed suicide at the age of 58

According to report, Johnson shot himself in front of his wife on their driveway on September 8 following an argument with her.

A Photo of Jeff Johnson

Johnson’s wife contacted 911 right away, according to the incident report, her husband was still alive when police arrived. Upon arriving at the hospital, he was pronounced dead.

According to authorities, the couple’s children were at home at the time of the event. Johnson was not known to have any mental disorders, according to cops. 

Johnson recently debuted in the second season of the hit Netflix series Tiger King.

His death came just days after Tiger King host Erik Cowie was discovered dead as a result of binge drinking.

According to officials from the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner, the reality star, who was discovered dead on September 3 in a friend’s Brooklyn apartment, died naturally as a result of acute and chronic alcohol usage.

Authorities discovered Cowie face down with a vodka bottle nearby, according to TMZ.