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Nicki Minaj has broken Aretha Franklin’s 40-year record for the most Hot 100 hits by a female artist with a total of 76
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Nicki Minaj has broken Aretha Franklin’s 40-year record for the most Hot 100 hits by a female artist with a total of 76

NICKI MINAJ has broken Aretha Franklin’s 40-year record for the most Hot 100 hits by a female artist with 76 singles making it on the coveted rundown. The 34-year-old rapper debuted three songs on the Hot 100 last week – No Frauds with Drake and Lil Wayne, Regret In Your Tears, and Charged It with … Continue reading

Former NFL Player and Rhodes scholar Myron Rolle to start his neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School
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Former NFL Player and Rhodes scholar Myron Rolle to start his neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School

FORMER FLORIDA State football star Myron Rolle will begin his neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in July, he announced on Friday (March 17). The 30-year-old, who was a Rhodes Scholar and then enrolled in medical school, played three seasons as a defensive back for the Seminoles, graduating early in 2008. … Continue reading

One of the UK’s leading young presenters launches networking event to help creatives to break into the mainstream
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One of the UK’s leading young presenters launches networking event to help creatives to break into the mainstream

A TOP London-based presenter and radio host, dubbed the ‘next Oprah Winfrey’, will launch an event aimed at providing aspiring creatives with the necessary tools to break into the industry. Remel London says it’s her own journey in navigating the media industry, which has led to work with leading UK platforms including BBC 1Xtra and … Continue reading

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick helps secure a plane carrying food, water and aid to Somalia amid famine
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Quarterback Colin Kaepernick helps secure a plane carrying food, water and aid to Somalia amid famine

NFL STAR Colin Kaepernick has played an integral part in seeing that a plane carrying food, water and aid be sent to Somalia, a country that is experiencing a historic famine that could reportedly affect more than six million people. The former San Francisco 49er got involved with the “Turkish Airlines Help Somalia” movement, which called for the … Continue reading

Designer Azede Jean-Pierre, who once made outfit for Michelle Obama, is creating school uniforms for Haitian schoolchildren
Black excellence

Designer Azede Jean-Pierre, who once made outfit for Michelle Obama, is creating school uniforms for Haitian schoolchildren

A DESIGNER who has clothed former First Lady Michelle Obama and Solange Knowles is giving back to her place of birth by creating school uniforms for students in Haiti. Azede Jean-Pierre’s work is described as a “sustainable high-end womenswear label for the intellectual, quirky and sophisticated free spirit”. On a recent trip back to a … Continue reading

Gbemi Okunlola, 22, one of Britain’s youngest bridal designers, unveils second collection
Fashion

Gbemi Okunlola, 22, one of Britain’s youngest bridal designers, unveils second collection

GBEMI OKUNLOLA is a jewel in the UK’s crown. The 22-year-old founder of Alo’Nuko is hailed as one of the country’s youngest bridal brand designer. Though she has been designing clothes since her teens, the entrepreneur launched her first collection in 2015, aged 20, and has recently announced the launch of her second. Gbemi’s passion … Continue reading

From Harvard Business School classmates to CEOs: This enterprising duo created a line of nude lipsticks for women of colour
Business

From Harvard Business School classmates to CEOs: This enterprising duo created a line of nude lipsticks for women of colour

TWO YEARS ago Harvard Business School classmates Kristen “KJ” Miller and Amanda E. Johnson put their heads together and filled a hole in the cosmetics industry. They created Mented, short for pigmented, a range of nude lipstick shades for women of colour. Both women recall frustrating experiences while shopping for nude lipsticks and being handed … Continue reading