Who Designed Ciara’s LLAM3 Look? Swanky Jerry And Toyin Lawani Both Claim Credits

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Who designed Ciara’s LLAM3 look – Ciara was the biggest celebrity in Nigeria over the weekend as she made an appearance at the 3rd edition of Dare Art-Alade’s music concert, Love Like A Movie.

Who designed Ciara's LLAM3 look

Who designed Ciara’s LLAM3 look?

While Ciara looked stunning as she delivered an amazing performance, questions have been raised as to who was the stylist behind her look.

READ: Clad In Iro and Buba, Ciara Visits Secondary Schools In Lagos

Two popular celebrity stylists, Jeremiah Ogbodo of Swanky’s Signatures Styling and Toyin Lawani of Tiannah Styling have both claimed credits for the look.

It is particularly surprising considering the anathema between both stylists, which began during Toyin Lawani’s fall out with former BFF, Tonto Dikeh.

Both stylists took to their Instagram pages to claim credits for the looks. Who actually styled Ciara? Check them out below!

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We No Want: Amazon & Netflix Turn Down ‘Hannibal’

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Hannibal doesn’t look like it would be getting resurrected anytime soon.

The cast of 'Hannibal'

The cast of ‘Hannibal’

The popular horror series — which stars Mads Mikkelsen and Hugh Dancy — was dropped by NBC in June, and is yet to find a new host network.

READ: Popular TV Series, Hannibal Cancelled

Hannibal had aired on NBC for 3 seasons since its inception in 2013, but since the cut, the show’s creator Bryan Fuller has been trying to find a new home for the show.

In response to a fan, Fuller revealed on Twitter that both Amazon and Netflix had turned down the chance to host the show’s 4th season.

Amazon’s decision to refuse the show is particularly surprising, as they hold the online streaming rights to the show’s first three seasons.

READ: #360TvSeries : “A.D The Bible Continues” Cancelled By NBC

Fuller had even expected Amazon to pick it up, but his hopes have now been dashed.

Hannibal follows the lives of FBI special investigator Will Graham (played by Hugh Dancy) and forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen).

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Miguel Clears The Air On Frank Ocean Comments

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Singer Miguel has cleared the air on comments he made regarding his rivalry with Frank Ocean.



In an interview with The Sunday Times, the Adorn singer had stated that he made better music than Ocean.

READ: Miguel: I Make Better Music Than Frank Ocean

The comments drove up a storm on social media, and Miguel took to Twitter to clarify the issue.

Miguel, who just recently released his latest album, Wildheart, said his statement were more of his opinion, using the proverbial apples and oranges to make his point.

READ: A$AP Rocky Releases Tracklist For ‘At.Long.Last.A$AP’

Read his statement below.

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WBO Strips Floyd Mayweather Jr. Of Welterweight Title

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The World Boxing Organization has stripped Floyd Mayweather Jr. of his world welterweight title.


The decision to strip Mayweather of the title — which was won against Manny Pacquiao — was made after he failed to pay a sanctioning fee of $200,000 to the body.

READ: Bitch Didn’t Have My Money! Rihanna Tapes Floyd Mayweather’s Mouth Shut At BET Awards

The WBO also had an issue with Mayweather holding the World Boxing Association (WBA) and World Boxing Council (WBC) titles at junior middleweight, as a boxer is not allowed to hold titles in different weight divisions.

“Despite affording Mr. Mayweather Jr. the courtesy of an extension to advise us of his position within the WBO Welterweight Division and to vacate the two 154-pound world titles he holds, the WBO World Championship Committee received no response from him or his legal representatives on this matter,” the WBO said on its website.

READ: Easy Yea? Floyd Mayweather Celebrates Earning $300million On One Year

“The WBO World Championship Committee is allowed no other alternative but to cease to recognize Mr. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. as the WBO Welterweight Champion of the World and vacate his title, for failing to comply with our WBO Regulations of World Championship Contests.”

“Money”, as Mayweather is called, has been given 14 days to appeal the decision.

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Eva Reveals Femi Kuti, Sarkodie & More Will Feature On ‘1960’

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Eva’s debut album seems to finally be ready to drop.


The album has been a long time coming for the rapper, who made her debut in the music industry as far back as 2009.

READ: AAAAH! Eva’s New Look Would Scare The Hell Out Of You!

In an interview, the Relentless rapper revealed that the album, titled 1960, would feature a number of artistes, including Femi Kuti, Darey, Olamide and Sarkodie.

Eva had previously released a 9-track tape titled The GIGO EP which was critically received by fans, and the anticipation for her debut album is high.

READ: Gay Or Un-Gay? Eva Alordiah Sparks Gay Rumours With Instagram Post

Which of the collaborations are you looking forward to listening?

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International Limba! Kcee Announces Norway, China Performances

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Kcee is pushing his brand outside the shores of Africa.


Kcee, who recently released his latest track, Love Boat featuring Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz, announced performances in China and Norway this month.

READ: VIDEO: Kcee – Love Boat ft. Diamond Platnumz

The Five Star music act will first hit China, where he’d be performing at the Chocolate Night Club in Beijing on the 24th of July.

Kcee will then head to Norway, where he’ll rock the stage with Ugandan artistes Hanson Baliruno and Unbreakable Dee in Oslo on the 31st of July.

READ: Female Fans in Germany Grope Kcee On Stage

Are you in any of these cities? Go get your concert tickets!

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The Truth: In 2005, Bill Cosby Testified To Getting Drugs To Give Young Women He Wanted Sex From

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A document obtained by the Associated Press has revealed that comedian Bill Cosby in 2005 testified that he copped drugs with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and he admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman and “other people.”

The 77-year-old was testifying under oath in a lawsuit filed by a young lady.He testified he gave her three half-pills of Benadryl.

READ ALSO: Chelsea Handler Reveals She Was Almost A Bill Cosby Victim

Cosby settled that sexual-abuse lawsuit for undisclosed terms in 2006. .

Cosby has been accused by more than two dozen women of sexual misconduct, including allegations by many that he drugged and raped them in incidents dating back more than four decades. Cosby, 77, has never been criminally charged, and most of the accusations are barred by statutes of limitations.

READ ALSO: American Model Beverly Johnson Narrates How Bill Cosby Drugged Her

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“Sounds of Africa” Photography Exhibition by Michael Tubes (25.08.2015 – 30.08.2015)

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‘Sounds of Africa’ is a new photography exhibition curated and photographed by Michael Tubi aka Michael Tubes. Held at the Menier Gallery in London the exhibition will run from August 26th to 30th with a private view being held on Tuesday, 25th August at 6pm. The exhibition showcases the work of African artists who are taking contemporary African Music to the global stage.

With images of established and emerging contemporary performers including Angelique Kidjo, Seun Kuti, Salawa Abeni, Hugh Masekela, Fatoumata Diawara, 2face‘Sounds Of Africa’ aims to showcase the best that music from Africa has to offer. Styles such as Afrobeat, Hi-Life, Fuji, Tcha Echo  and Makosa  are all displayed in the works of photography, with Tubi hoping to open people up to greater understanding and appreciation for the different art forms.

Michael Tubi is a British born African Hertiage portrait and documentary photojournalist based in London. His artistic medium consists predominantly of photography, while also incorporating videography to express his artistic vision.

Tubi curated ‘Sounds Of Africa’ with the aim of bringing new audiences to experience the variety and richness of contemporary African Music.

“My hope for the exhibition is to promote a unique perspective of African music through popular and progressive African artists that embody the development ofthe continent.”

‘Sounds Of Africa’ will hold a private view on Tuesday 25th August from 6pm to 9pm at Menier Gallery, 51 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU.

The exhibition would be opened to the public from August 26th to August 28th, 11am to 6pm and on August 30th, 11am to 3pm.

For more information (Twitter – SoundsofAfrica1 | Facebook – Sounds of Africa)

Visit www.michaeltubi.photography for more about the photographer and his works.  

For media enquiries please contact (Michaeltubescreations@gmail.com)


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Miguel: I Make Better Music Than Frank Ocean

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Miguel is pretty confident of his abilities as a singer and song-writer.



When asked in a recent interview about his relationship with Frank Ocean, Miguel didn’t seem to mince words about his R&B rival.

READ: A$AP Rocky Releases Tracklist For ‘At.Long.Last.A$AP’

“I wouldn’t say we were friends,” Miguel said about Ocean. “To be completely honest — and no disrespect to anyone — I genuinely believe that I make better music, all the way around.”

Miguel lost the award for Best Urban Contemporary Album to Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange in 2013, but believes he’s better, and will show it.

READ: Crossing The Ocean: Frank Ocean Leaving The US After Grammy; Moving To China

“It’s interesting, but we’ll see who’s in it for the long haul. It’s like a marathon, you know?”

What do you think about Miguel’s claims?

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Chloe Bartoli Attacked Over Scott Disick’s Breakup With Kourtney Kardashian

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Kourtney Kardashian and boyfriend Scott Disick have split, and at the bottom of the split is a woman, Chloe Bartoli.

Scott and Bartoli are rumored to have dated in the past, and the two were photographed in Monte Carlo looking like a sweet couple.

Scott Disick and Chloe Bartoli hanging out with friends

Scott Disick and Chloe Bartoli hanging out with friends

The two overdosed on the PDA, and it was all too much for Kourtney, who decided to call time on the 9-year relationship.

Kourtney and Scott had developed a huge following from the Kardashian family’s reality TV show, and heartbroken fans took to attacking Bartoli on her Instagram page.

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What do you think? Do you think she deserves the insults she’s getting?

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Kourtney Kardashian & Baby Daddy, Scott Disick Have Split!

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Kourtney Kardashian has reportedly dumped baby daddy, Scott Disick.

Kourtney, who has 3 children for Disick, broke up with him over the weekend.

According to reports, the eldest Kardashian daughter has grown weary of her partner’s baby-boy behavior.

READ: Kourtney Kardashian “Is Livid At Scott” Over Intimate Hook Up With His Ex

“Kourtney has always taken Scott back and been by his side, but now with three kids it has gotten old,” said a source to E! Online. “Kourtney has to do what’s best for the kids.”

“Scott has been running around saying he’s single,” added the website. “Kourtney dumped him after she saw the pics [in Monte Carlo] and he hasn’t been home after a month-long party binge.”

The couple have been dating since 2006, and have separated previously, with Kourtney taking him back.

Their 3 children together are 5-year old Mason, 3-year old Penelope, and 6-month old Reign.

READ: Scott Disick Fuels The Kourtney Kardashian Split Rumors As He Is Pictured With Ex Second Time In Days

Kourtney “is putting on a brave face,” according to the report, “but she is over it. She’s fed up. It’s humiliating and disrespectful. How much more is she supposed to take?”

Neither party is yet to publicly comment on the reports.

How sad! Do you think they can still get back together?

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Wait, Who Is Older Again? Gabrielle Union Is More Youthful Than Ever As She Poses With Husband, Dwayne Wade

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Gabrielle Union and NBA star husband, Dwayne Wade have been married for less than a year and if their photos of each other on social media are to go by, they seem pretty happy.

And so it was not surprising when the duo went on their fourth of July vacation to have fun while they uploaded pictures for fans on Instagram.

But with these photos and Gabrielle looking younger than ever, one can’t help but wonder if she’s really older.

Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union Gabrielle is 42, Dwayne is 33.

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Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis Are Finally Married!

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Celebrity sweetheart couple Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis are finally married.


The couple who first met on the set of TV show That 70s Show in 1998, but didn’t start dating until 2012.

READ: Post-Baby Hotness! Mila Kunis Shows Off Trim Figure In Black Corset Dress At ‘Jupiter Ascending’ Premiere

They got engaged in February 2014, and finally tied the knot over the weekend.

The couple already have a kid, daughter Wyatt Isabelle, who came in October.

READ: Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher Welcome First Child

Congratulations to the couple!

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Wolverine Star Hugh Jackman “Is Not Allowed To Work With Angelina Jolie”, Says His Wife

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Ladies and gents, would you insist on the people your spouses shouldn’t work with if they were in the entertainment world? Because Deborra-Lee, wife of huge Holywood star certainly would.

In fact, she has.

The actress who has been married to the wolverine star  for nineteen years(which is eternity in Hollywood)  mentioned in an interview on Today Show, that her husband can work with anyone but not Angelina Jolie.

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Angelina at the UK premiere of movie, Unbroken

Jolie who is one of the sexiest women in Hollywood and who got with her husband, Brad Pitt about a decade ago while he was still married to now ex wife, Jennifer Aniston must have scared Mrs Jackman for real.

Hugh was present during the interview so this is for real and not some witty response.

Hugh’s wife is clearly protecting her husband but would you say she is going too far? Or is this all Angelina Jolie’s karma for coming in between Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston?



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Nicki Minaj And Her Nipples Perform In London, Check Out Photos Of Their Performance Here

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Well, you must have seen photos of Nicki Minaj‘s boobs or nipples before now but I bet you have never seen them performing with her. You’re however very much in luck today because Nicki performed in London and her nipples were also in on the fun.

The 32 year old while in London, appeared on stage to perform in a see through black outfit in a show she was already two hours late for.

But I bet her fans stopped being angry when they saw she didn’t come alone.

Check on the photos…

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Kim Kardashian Threatens To Sue Paparazzi Hawking Her Nude Photo

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Kim Kardashian might be naked all the time but she wants to be the only one selling the nakedness for money  art.

The reality star who has stripped down to her oily ass a million and one times, is reportedly threatening a photo agency called X17 that’s hawking her nudes.

The agency which reportedly got on a helicopter, hovered around Kim’s house and got several nude shots of her while she was outside by the pool, is apparently lying according to Kim’s lawyer, Marty Singer.

Singer claims Kim was wearing a bikini and was not entirely naked and has threatened to sue the photo agency for invasion if any pictures of the star gets out.

TMZ reports the photos have since been removed.

Wonder if anyone cares about more nude photos of Kim? I mean, it is not like the world has not seen enough.

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10 Take Home To Mama Bachelorettes In The Nigerian Entertainment Industry

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The Nigerian entertainment Industry is currently experiencing it’s most feminist moment since its inception (whenever that was), at no point before now, did we have so many young women ruling the entertainment Industry.

You don’t agree? Argue with your Pastor.

But if you do agree, then you would probably also agree that the women on this list are some of the most bankable, most beautiful and most influential women in the Industry.

And, because this list is about the bachelorettes who are take home to mama-ish, here are ten of the young women in the entertainment industry that we assume any man would want to put a ring on.

Lilian Esoro

The Clinic Matters’ star and AMVCA nominee is one pretty lady and even a blind man wouldn’t argue.

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Pretty Lilian Esoro poses for a quick one

The Actress who is also an entrepreneur knows her stuff and that more than anything else qualified her to be on this category.

Yvonne Nelson

The Ghanaian actress found her way to this list not only because she is young, pretty, badass at what she does and a huge success, but before her career was made here on Nigerian screens and because she would have been married to a Nigerian if Iyanya wasn’t trying to be the next Collin Farell.

Ladies and gentlemen, behold Yvonne Nelson…

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Yvonne is a fierce cat in a black blazer and pants for this shoot. 

Adesua Etomi

She might be new to your TV screens but she is undoubtedly one of the new acts to watch out for. Ms Etomi who relocated to Nigeria to pursue her acting dreams is beautiful, stylish and creative.

And pray tell, what else do you need in a woman you want to take to your mama? ehn? Nothing? Thought so too.

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Adesua Etomi dazzles in this recently released photo with her faux locs which is a current trend for stylish people

Beverly Naya

Bev might have arrived with her Oyinbo accent and tried to take over your screens a few years ago but you would have to agree that she is good and consistent at what she does.

And you see, there is nothing more appealing than a woman who is consistent in her craft and who has no apologies about the career choices she makes.

That woman is called strong, she is called Beverly Naya.

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Beverly Naya stuns in a white pencil skirt and black stilettos on set for a photoshoot

Linda Ejiofor

The brilliant actress brightened up our screens when she appeared on hit show, Tinsel some years ago and a long while after her acting debut we are yet to get over her beauty, her warmness and her sweet nature.

Introducing, Nollywood’s sweetheart (after Genevieve of course), Linda Ejiofor.

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We love this Angelina Jolie moment from Linda Ejiofor’s shoot

Seyi Shay

When she burst into the scene a few years back, a couple of people compared her music and style to Tiwa Savage but years after her first hit single, Seyi Shay has carved a niche for her craft and has proved to millions of people across Africa that she knows about this music thing, she is different from the others and she murdas every and any time.

Gents, you know your mama would love this one!

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Hey Seyi Shay! The singer sparkles in this metallic skirt and mesh purple top.


Mocheddah is one of the few people in the entertainment industry who have rebranded successfully and have taken their style up a notch.

The 24 year old “Bad” singer returned to the music scene a short while ago and she has not been doing badly so far.


Mocheddah at the 2014 Maybelline launch.


Ms Nini is EME’s first lady and that is enough reason for her to be your first lady… or maybe not. But the talented singer who has one of the best voices in the Industry has shown us she is here to stay as she grabbed major awards last year with just a single.

And every man wants a woman who is there to stay, yeah?


Niyola is hot on the set of her hit single, Love to love you

Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade is strong, driven and fierce, the type of woman every man wants to have beside them through life.

The type of woman who deserves to be on this list…

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Yemi Alade’s ankara scarf fused with this white dress is beautiful


One of the alumni of the reality show, Project Fame, Chidinma Ekile, has been scandal-free, away from too much publicity and has managed to keep her head low in her highly successful career.

Chidinma Ekile is grounded and that is one quality men know their mamas would love.

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Leather looks good on the usually lowkey singer Chidinma Ekile

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NdaniTV To Launch Season 2 Of Popular Series Officer Titus

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Lovers of comedy will be pleased to hear that NdaniTV is coming back with another season of Officer Titus as part of their new #NdaniSeriesLaunch. Starring Kelechi Udegbe, the show features the adventures of a mischievous traffic control officer as he encounters all kinds of traffic offenders on the crazy streets of Lagos.
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Season 2 of Officer Titus launches on NdaniTV on Monday 13th July 2015


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Sweetest Love! Gbenro Ajibade Shares His Wedding Vows To His Wife, Osas

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Gbenro Ajibade is still in the euphoria of marrying his sweetheart, Osas Ighodaro.

The couple got married on Saturday in New York, and afterwards, the Tinsel actor took to Instagram to share his vows to his new wife.

READ: All The Amazing Photos From Gbenro Ajibade & Osas Ighodaro’s White Wedding

Ajibade wrote:

Osahrenmen Martha Ajibade I promise to love and care for you, and I will try in every way to be worthy of your love.
I will always be honest with you, kind, patient and forgiving.
I promise to try to be on time.
I promise to grow into the man that you deserve.
I promise to be a good father to our children.
But most of all, I promise to be a true and loyal friend to you from now till the end of my days.
I love you…..LOML😘😘😘

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New couple Gbenro Ajibade and Osas Ighodaro share a kiss

How cute! Happy Married Life guys!

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Drake Might Feature Willow Smith On ‘Views From The 6′

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The music community continues to await Drake’s official album for the year, Views From The 6.

The album was supposed to be the Canadian rapper’s 4th, before he surprisingly released If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late.

READ: All the Photo Highlights from Day 1 of the 2015 Wireless Music Festival (Drake, Rita Ora, Kid Ink, and more)

Expectations for the album are still high however, and yesterday, Drake increased the hype by showing off a potential collaboration for the album.

Drake posted a picture of singer Willow Smith, alongside the coded caption: “Young muse on all views.”

Young muse all on views. @gweelos

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READ: Willow Smith Is The New Face Of Marc Jacobs!

Willow has been in and out of the music scene since she dropped her debut hit, Whip My Hair, in 201, and it’d be interesting to see if these two actually get on a track together.

What do you think? Should Drake feature her?

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Is Khloe Kardashian Dating NBA Star James Harden?

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Khloe Kardashian has been rumored over the past few months to be hooking up with 25 year old NBA player, James Harden.

The reality star has fueled more rumors as she was spotted at a dinner with the Baller not just eating but “snuggling”.

TMZ’s camera caught them both while on their date.

Khloe was said to have gone to Vegas for 4th of July celebrations where she and James hooked up. Whether they went together or just hooked up there is not known for now but two things are known:

– They’re hanging out

– Khloe is into Ballers.

and yeah three, she is still legally married to Lamar Odom.

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Some Women Don’t Age At All And Kate Moss Is One Of Them

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Kate Moss might be 41 years old but she is not looking it. The supermodel who once ruled the catwalk and who was every fashion designer’s dream has refused to age.

While attending the MiuMiu first fragrance launch in Paris Haute Couture Fashion week, Ms Moss stole the show without much effort.

And it is not surprising, not with that fit body. She does not look a day above twenty!

Here are photos of Kate at the event…

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Kate arrived at the Paris Haute Couture Fashion week in a sleeveless Prada mini dress
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Kate Moss finished her look with a black clutch and black heels you must be brave to rock
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Kate clearly had fun at the MiuMiu fragrance launch as she hung out with Pal


And to prove to you that Pharell is not the only celebrity Vampire, here is Kate ten years ago…

Kate Moss 2005

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A-Q Announces ‘Son Of John’ All Hip-Hop Concert

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A-Q and Hustle Ink are holding an all hip-hop concert to celebrate the launch of the digital version of A-Q’s ‘Son Of John’ concert.

The ‘Son Of John’ concert is slated to hold on August 1st at Piccadilly Suite, No. 3 Piccadilly Street by Igbo Efon Roundabout (After Jakande roundabout beside Samsung Office, Lekki).

The event will see some of Nigeria’s greatest hip-hop minds such as Weird MC, Modenine, M.I., Terry the Rapman, Ill Bliss, Vector, Eva, Show Dem Camp, Loose Kaynon, Yung 6ix, Godwon, Iceberg Slim, Pherowshuz, Sossick, Teeto Ceemos, M. Trill, Cyrus Da Virus, Erigga, Mojeed, Ozone, Kraft, Eclipse, Boogey, Uzi, Efa, Poe, Peter Clarke, Lord V, Paybac, 2 special appearances and many more.

The DJs for the night include DJ Jimmy Jatt, DJ Tommy (93.7 FM), DJ Kalifornia and DJ Vise and will be hosted by Arthur (93.7 FM) and S Dot.

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APC Absolves Itself From Blame As Police Investigate Deputy Senate President Ekweremadu

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The All Progressives Congress has stated that it has nothing to do with the invitation by police of deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu.

The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase reportedly summoned Ekweremadu over alleged forgery of Senate rules.

READ: National Assembly: Senator Ekweremadu Wins Deputy Senate President Elections

In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the APC said that it had no afore knowledge of a petition written to the police over the matter.

”However, if, as the PDP claims, the petition concerns alleged altering of the Senate’s Standing Rules on the process of electing Presiding Officers, that is a clear case of forgery which the police have a duty to investigate. Questioning the right of the police to carry out their duties in this regard amounts to intimidating the security agency.

”Forgery is a crime that is being regularly investigated by the police, and it beggars belief that such investigation will now be interpreted to mean that Nigeria is descending into dictatorship or that democracy and the enjoyment of personal freedoms are now endangered. These claims by the scaremongering PDP are far fetched and preposterous,” it said.

READ: Buhari, Tinubu Conflict On Way Forward As APC Crisis Worsens

The statement implored Ekweremadu, if truly he was innocent, to rise to the call and clear his name.

”President Muhammadu Buhari has repeatedly said that at every point, the law must be supreme and everyone must respect the law, if the nation’s democratic system is to survive. Extrapolating a police invitation of anyone, no matter his status, to mean the onset of dictatorship is itself an invitation to lawlessness and anarchy, which permeated the long but ineffective rule of the PDP.”


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Wines of South Africa Grand Tasting Returns to Nigeria

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Wines of South Africa Grand Tasting is returning to Nigeria at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday July 18th, 2015. This event coincides with the Nelson Mandela Day which is celebrated around the globe.


The one day event which is opened to 18years plus, is designed to showcase quality wines from over 25 wine producers and over 200 wine brands from different regions in the Cape Wineland of South Africa. Guests are expected to trade, taste and attend the exclusive South Africa Wine course, which must be pre-registered.  The wine course will be led by Wine Advisor, Brad Coetzer, from renowned education company, Beverage Intelligence. The course is opened to only Trade businesses such as importers, distributors, hotels F& B managers, retailers, portfolio managers, gourmet and brand reporters and general food and beverage service provider.


The annual event is now established as a platform that delivers an up-market audience in a very prestigious environment. The grand tasting event aims to create awareness for the South African category in the Nigerian market; the 12th largest importer of packaged wine from South Africa and the third biggest among African countries.


Wines of South Africa Grand Tasting is targeted at people in the trade such as importers, distributors and portfolio managers working in the food and beverage/hospitality industry. It is also aimed at creating an experiential platform for wine enthusiasts and the elite consumers in Nigeria


According to Aderonke Sobodu, Managing Director, Spronks Creations Ltd, the Event organisers; “Some of the finest South African wines will be on parade. WOSA will be showcasing wines from the leading family owned Wine Estates in South Africa such as Ken Forrester, Paul Cluver, MAN Vintners, DGB, Noble Hills Estate, Rainbow End wine Estate, Robinson & Sinclair, Tamasa wines, Vondeling and Jordan, among others. Guests are requested to ready their taste buds and experience the beauty of South Africa in a glass, while wine producers entertain their questions leaving them better informed about South African Wines”.


Wines of South Africa (WOSA) represents all South African wine producers who export their products. WOSA, was established in its current form in 1999, has over 500 producers on its database, comprising all the major South African wine exporters. It is constituted as a not-for-profit company and is totally independent of any producer or wholesaling company. It is also independent of any government department, although it is recognised by government as an Export Council.
The trade event is being put together and coordinated by Spronks Creations Ltd, the organisers of the Nigeria Wine and Spirit Festival now Nigeria International Wine and Spirit Fair.

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