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Twitter Streets: Hot Trends Today – March 17

Article by Oliver Nash
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Posted: March 17, 2021  

Next Apple Event Confirmed

The next Apple Event is reportedly expected to be held on March 23rd, according to renowned tech analyst Jon Prosser and leaker Kang. As at this morning, Apple had officially confirmed the event by sending out invites with the tagline, See you hair, but is yet to disclose further details.

The event is believed to introduce products including new iPad Pro models, AirPods 3 and AirTags, Apple’s version of Bluetooth tags. The Airpods 3 are expected to be redesigned into non-pro wireless earbuds, while the iPad is rumored to have a display upgrade, updated specifications and, possibly, 5G support as its main selling points.

The launch will collide with that of the OnePlus 9 series event, also happening on the same day.

Commemorating Late E-Sir’s Anniversary

Netizens have taken to various social media platforms in commemoration of the late Issah Wangui Mmari, popularly known as E-Sir’s 18th anniversary. Veterans Wahu, Nameless, Wahu and Nonini paid tribute to the late rapper last weekend by visiting his grave.

“Special Sunday as we remembered the late E-Sir! He would have been turning 40 this year. We also took time and visited Ferouz [Singer Nazizi’s late brother] as well. Thank you,” wrote Nonini on Instagram last Sunday.

E-Sir passed on in a tragic road accident along the Nakuru-Nairobi Highway in 2003. On the material day, the Moss Moss hit maker was in the company of Nameless when the accident occurred but the latter survived, escaping with a broken collar bone.

E-Sir, who has been credited as one of Kenya’s greatest musical pioneers, was 21 at the time of his death.

Concrete Cowboy Trailer Released

Netflix has released the official trailer for Concrete Cowboy, an upcoming drama film starring Idris Elba. Inspired by author G. Neri’s novel Ghetto Cowboy, Concrete Cowboy follows 15-year-old Cole (Caleb McLaughlin) whom when expelled from school in Detroit, is sent to North Philadelphia to live with Harp (Elba), his estranged father.

Harp finds solace in rehabilitating horses for inner city cowboys at the Fletcher Street Stables, a real-life black urban horsemanship community that has provided a safe haven for the neighborhood residents for more than 100 years. Torn between his growing respect for his father’s community and his reemerging friendship with troubled cousin Smush (Jharrel Jerome), Cole begins to reprioritize his life as the stables themselves are threatened by encroaching gentrification.

Concrete Cowboy premieres on the streaming platform April 2, 2021. Check out the trailer and official poster below.

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