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Social Media Roundup

 

Social media does not stop for anything or anyone and this week has been no different. Drama fuels conversation but not every news or detail is worth your while. These are the top Twitter trends from last week.


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BussitChallenge

2021 opened on an interesting note with the new challenge that spread like a voracious parasite from Tik Tok to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. It is quite interesting by itself in that it involves one of that glorious transformation we saw during #dontrushchallenge and it had women leading it too. Only this time, it requires you drop/bend to a sexy pose and gyrate in sync with the beat. People have been rating it according to the dexterity of the dancer/subject and her glam-ness. Well, Naija Twitter has gotten in on the act naturally. Enough said. If you have been slipping, check it out.

Tesla

Tesla has been a fad of late everywhere American apps can reach. That obviously means everywhere of course. Well, it seems Naija Twitter has gotten fascinated with the fact that the car is useful in more ways than just transportation. Apparently, the Tesla Taycan got Nigerians drooling as it was so spacious you could leave in it. Elon Musk’s rep has grown with Tesla and SpaceX’s stocks and retaining. The most recent Tesla has been the Model Y and in spite of the many challenges of driving one in Nigeria right now, we can’t help but dream. I believe that somehow Tesla will pick up in Nigeria someday. Just not now. We literally don’t have light. So dreaming is best for now.

Bobi Wine

Kyagulanyi Robert better known as Bobi Wine is a Ugandan artiste turned legislator who has for the past few years braved the odds to stand against Yoweri Museveni who has ruled Uganda with an iron fist since 1986. Now two weeks ago Uganda’s general elections were held and the president won for the umpteenth time and in the aftermath, Bobi Wine and many of his supporters and associates have endured government crackdown. Bobi Wine himself and his family have been under unofficial house arrest since he rejected the results of the elections that year. The international community especially officials of the US State Department have condemned the government’s actions following the elections.


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Ayra Starr

So Mavin Records has pushed out a new act and I would not even lie she is worth the hype. I especially like the strategy of introducing an act with a body of work (EP) and not a single. The strategy worked for Rema and it seems to be working for the new crooner again. She dropped a self-titled EP and it is available on Audiomack. Check it out. You would not be sorry.

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