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African Fashion Foundation Hosts First Kayeyei Collaboration Showcase

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African Fashion Foundation (AFF) in partnership with The Lotte and the Adonai Children’s Development Foundation (ACDF) presented the inaugural Kayayei Collaboration Collection at the Glitz Africa Fashion Week 2020. AFF created this project to empower, equip and encourage young street females by pairing them up with some great talent in the fashion accessory and garment industry in West Africa for a skills exchange programme. With the support of the ACDF in finding and nurturing those that needed the support especially during this global COVID19 pandemic; the aim was to present a collaborative new collection alongside Accra’s infamous concept store – The Lotte. The young street women and porters (Kayayei) were working in the designers’ studios and trained in key sewing and production skills all whilst contributing to a collection that will be showcased internationally.

This project is a social impact venture to empower the Kayayei woman and show a way that fashion can be used for good. This inaugural collection will kickstart an ongoing partnership with The Adonai Children Development Foundation and the Kayayei women to equip them with key skills and reintegrate them back into the community.

The pilot project was done with Ophelia Crosslands and Velma’s Millinery & Accessories who kindly took on Gifty Alazoe (a young kayayei, mother of 1) and trained her in beading and basic sewing and millinery skills. She was able to use these skills to contribute to the limited edition Kayayei collection that was created. The final collections will be made available for purchase exclusively at The Lotte retail space. The showcase at the Glitz Africa Fashion Week 2020 was evidence of a successful project and AFF will be providing ongoing support for the participating kayayei women as well working on making this a continuous, scalable and sustainable initiative. Gifty Alazoe will be continuing her AFF sponsored internship with Velma’s Millinery & Accessories for another year

Visit http://www.africanfashionfoundation.com/ to learn how you can contribute to this initiative and find more information about the project and partners.

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Kahpun Holds 2nd Successful Virtual Concert, Powered By Hunta Productions

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Cape Coast must be very blessed to have the likes of Kahpun still pushing his music craft across all corners. He has successfully held another historic virtual concert over the weekend in his hometown (Cape Coast).

His first virtual concert done in Accra on August 15, 2020, with Eno Barony, AK Songstress, Lord Morgan as guest appearances; it pulled a plausible feat, courtesy, Joy Prime TV.

As a way of supporting his fellow artists back home, Kahpun pulled along some of his contemporaries like Orkortor Perry, Kojo Vypa, Jungle Boss, Boggy Wenzday, Yaw Blvck, Saa Boy No, Isaac Crentsil, Papa Gyetey, among others. Ayesem was a special guest on the tall list of performers in Kahpun’s set for Cape Coast.

Kahpun performed his songs back to back for over 90 minutes with a live band.

“Election Time”, his latest release was not left out of the catalog! A song he did recently to caution Ghanaians and electorates ahead of the December 7th Presidential and Parliamentary Elections to be wary of politicians who would come to them with sugar-coated words just to get votes and deceive them again.

Watch “Election Time” by Kahpun here on Youtube:

Kahpun has had a colorful year with at least 5 solid releases with 2 international features with Anthony B (Jamaica) and Stonebwoy (Ghana), respectively.

Darling FM in Cape Coast partnered with Hunta Productions UK to publicize the event via their radio network to online platforms.

Kindly follow him on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter @KahpunHHA.

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2020 American Music Awards : Full List Of Winners

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The 2020 American Music Awards aired on Sunday night from Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater with Hollywood actress Taraji P. Henson as the host.

The Weeknd earned three trophies in the soul/R&B category for favourite male artist, favourite album for ”After Hours”, and favourite song for “Heartless”.

Duo Dan + Shay bagged two awards for their song “10,000 Hours” featuring Justin Bieber in the collaboration of the year and favourite song – country categories. They were also adjudged favourite duo or group – country.

Rapper Doja Cat won two awards: new artist of the year and favourite female artist – soul/R&B.

See the full list of nominees and winners indicated in bold.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Justin Bieber

Post Malone

Roddy Ricch

Taylor Swift (WINNER)

The Weeknd

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Lewis Capaldi

Doja Cat (WINNER)

DaBaby

Lil Baby

Roddy Ricch

Megan Thee Stallion

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”

DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”

Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours” (WINNER)

Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé, “Savage Remix”

FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST
BTS (WINNER)

Billie Eilish

EXO

Ariana Grande

NCT 127

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO
Doja Cat, “Say So”

Future ft. Drake, “Life Is Good”

Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”

Taylor Swift, “Cardigan” (WINNER)

The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Justin Bieber (WINNER)

Post Malone

The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Dua Lipa

Lady Gaga

Taylor Swift (WINNER)

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK
BTS (WINNER)

Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
Harry Styles, “Fine Line” (WINNER)

Taylor Swift, “Folklore”

The Weeknd, “After Hours”

FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK
Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved”

Dua Lipa, “Don’t Start Now” (WINNER)

Post Malone, “Circles”

Roddy Ricch, “The Box”

The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Kane Brown (WINNER)

Luke Combs

Morgan Wallen

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST- COUNTRY
Gabby Barrett

Miranda Lambert

Maren Morris (WINNER)

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY
Dan + Shay (WINNER)

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Luke Combs, “What You See Is What You Get”

Blake Shelton, “Fully Loaded: God’s Country” (WINNER)

Morgan Wallen, “If I Know Me”

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY
Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours” (WINNER)

Maren Morris, “The Bones”

Blake Shelton (duet with Gwen Stefani), “Nobody But You”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
DaBaby

Juice WRLD (WINNER)

Roddy Ricch

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
Cardi B

Nicki Minaj (WINNER)

Megan Thee Stallion

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Lil Baby, “My Turn”

Lil Uzi Vert, “Eternal Atake”

Roddy Ricch, “Please Forgive Me For Being Anti Social” (WINNER)

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP” (WINNER)

DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”

Roddy Rich, “The Box”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Chris Brown

John Legend

The Weeknd (WINNER)

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Jhene Aiko

Doja Cat (WINNER)

Summer Walker

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
Doja Cat, “Hot Pink”

Summer Walker, “Over It”

The Weeknd, “After Hours” (WINNER)

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B
Chris Brown ft. Drake, “No Guidance”

Summer Walker, “Playing Games”

The Weeknd, “Heartless” (WINNER)

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – LATIN, PRESENTED BY CHEETOS
Bad Bunny (WINNER)

J Balvin

Ozuna

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST- LATIN, PRESENTED BY CHEETOS
Becky G (WINNER)

Karol G

Rosalía

FAVORITE ALBUM – LATIN, PRESENTED BY CHEETOS
Anuel AA, “Emmanuel”

Bad Bunny, “Las Que No Iban A Salir”

Bad Bunny, “YHLQMDLG” (WINNER)

FAVORITE SONG – LATIN, PRESENTED BY CHEETOS
Bad Bunny “Vete”

Black Eyed Peas x J Balvin, “RITMO (Bad Boys for Life)”

Karol G & Nicki Minaj, “Tusa” (WINNER)

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Billie Eilish

Tame Impala

Twenty One Pilots (WINNER)

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Lewis Capaldi

Jonas Brothers (WINNER)

Maroon 5

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Lauren Daigle (WINNER)

For King & Country

Kanye West

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
Kygo

Lady Gaga (WINNER)

Marshmello

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK
“Birds of Prey: The Album” (WINNER)

“Frozen 2”

“Trolls: World Tour”

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Regina Daniels Takes Her 60+ Billionaire Hubby To The Club; Twerks On Him | WATCH

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Regina Daniels and her billionaire husband, Ned Nwoko, were at the club over the weekend.

The actress shared a video of herself grinding and twerking on her hubby while their friends cheered on.

Watch the video below.

 

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