Keywords and definitions:
a) Mavin (pronounced may-veen): 1. Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field. 2. The name of Don Jazzy’s new record label. 3. D’banj’s worst nightmare.
b) Pass The Mic: 1. The first single from pioneering hip hop group Beastie Boys third studio album, ‘Check Your Head’, released on April 7, 1992. 2. A catchphrase used to indicate that what a certain person is saying is unacceptable, made popular by Nigerian model and rap artiste Muna. 3. Shut up.
c) Muna: 1. Mononym of Munachi Gail Teresa Abii Nwankwo; Nigerian rap artiste, model, former beauty queen and sometime television presenter. 2. Coiner of the phrase ‘pass the mic’ as used in its current form and accidental progenitor of the Pass The Mic movement.
d) Modenine (also Mode 9, ModeNine, Mode9 and all other combinations of ’mode’ and ‘nine’/'mode’ and ’9′): 1. Acclaimed Nigerian rapper, lyricist and self-styled hip hop veteran. 2. The original addressee of the ‘pass the mic’ catchphrase. 3. An erstwhile angry man.
In this week’s top tweets and viral images: Don Jazzy assembles mavins, launches new record label and releases compilation album, Muna mixes a bad blood cocktail, firing off a Twitter trend, Darey drops new single and. . . the earth keeps spinning.