Entertainment Roundup: Kanye West’s 7-track album hits Billboard Top 40; Donald Trump says Robert De Niro has a “very low IQ” | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today.

Mr Eazi encourages fans to get their PVC

Nigerian singer, commonly called Mr Eazi has encouraged fans to get their Permanent Voters Card (PVC).

Registered 👍🏿 , & I Encourage all my Fans to do the same

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On Tuesday, he had announced that his Eazi Sound Foundation will be launching a $100,000 fund for emerging artists in Africa and the number one criterion is that artists must be registered to vote in their respective countries.


Kanye West’s 7-track album hits Billboard Top 40

All the tracks (7) on the rapper’s “Ye” album debuted on Billboard’s Top 40 chart this week.

The song “Yikes” came in the highest, charting at No. 8 on the Top 10.

“All Mine” comes in at No. 11. “Ghost Town” debuted at No. 16, “Wouldn’t Leave” at No. 25, “Violent Crimes” at No. 27, “I Thought About Killing You” at No. 28, and “No Mistakes” at No. 36.

According to Nielsen Music, the album earned 208,000 equivalent album units in the week ending June 7, making it the fifth-largest week for an album in 2018.


‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Soars to $2 Billion at Worldwide Box Office

Disney-Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” has surpassed the $2 billion mark at the global box office in 48 days.

Disney made the announcement on Tuesday. The superhero film joins three others that have crossed the milestone — “Avatar” at $2.79 billion, “Titanic” at $2.19 billion, and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at $2.07 billion.


Donald Trump says Robert De Niro has a “very low IQ” 

US President Donald Trump has fired back at Robert De Niro after the American actor took aim at the US president at the Tony Awards over the weekend.

Writing on Twitter on Tuesday evening he said:

Robert De Niro, a very Low IQ individual, has received too many shots to the head by real boxers in movies. I watched him last night and truly believe he may be “punch-drunk.” I guess he doesn’t…

“… realize the economy is the best it’s ever been with employment being at an all-time high, and many companies pouring back into our country. Wake up Punchy!”

At the Tony Awards, De Niro took the stage to introduce rocker and Tony Awards performer Bruce Springsteen. Without any preamble, he said, “I’m gonna say one thing. F**k Trump.”

With the applause that lasted a while, De Niro said: “It’s no longer down with Trump. It’s f**k Trump.”


Beyonce and Jay Z tour tickets ‘being given away for FREE’ to fill empty seats

Tickets to Beyonce and Jay Z’s latest tour are reportedly being given away for free as the power couple struggle to fill seats.

The pair kicked off their On The Run II tour in Cardiff last week and according to The Mirror, a handful of fans who were outside their Glasgow concert over the weekend claimed they were given free tickets, while others said their seats had been upgraded for free.

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