FAB PARTY: Joseph Benjamin, Kate Henshaw, Ene Lawani attend Monalisa Chinda’s birthday party

Monalisa Chinda was a year older over the weekend and she hosted some of her colleagues including Segun Arinze, Joseph Benjamin, Kate Henshaw and we also spotted former Miss Nigeria, Ene Lawani at the private party. See more photos below:

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FAB INTERVIEW: Annie Idibia wants more children with 2Face


The celebrity wife and mum opened up to Inspiration FM’s Nana King,  talking about her relationship with step children and their mothers, her take on Nigerian entertainment blogs, why she would rather people insult her and hubby 2face Idibia instead of picking on their daughter Isabella..

She also addressed the controversial ‘towel and underwear’ movie poster which carried her face; saying her face was superimposed on the poster and was going to sue until her hubby 2face asked her not to.

Annie also squealed about wanting to have more kids ‘…maybe more kids…I think we should‘, Annie told Nana King.

Listen to the three-part interview below:

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FAB WEDDING: John Legend and fiancée Chrissy Teigen wed in Italy



John Legend and fiancée Chrissy Teigen are now officially married.

The Grammy-winning musician tied the knot with his model lover at Lake Como, Italy on Saturday, September 14, 2013, according to multiple reports. Legend and Teigen began dating in 2007. Legend popped the big question in late December 2011.

The wedding, reports say, had in attendance Legend’s label mate Kanye West, actress-model Brooklyn Decker (who was Teigen’s maid of honor), amongst other family members and friends. Hip-Hop legend, Biz Markie deejayed the celebration.

Congratulations to them!

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FAB REVIEW: D’banj’s Album “D’Kings Men” Reviewed on The New York Times

The artist formerly known as the Koko Master a.k.a D’banj a.k.a Bangalee is currently enjoying the support of the media at home and abroad in a bid to sustain his positioning in the African Music industry. As you may know, D’banjs’ name readily comes to mind when you attempt to name the number one artist from Africa and he intends to keep it that way.

The Nigerian pop star’s latest album D’King’s Men was reviewed on The New York Times on Friday 13th September 2013.

See below:

D’Banj is one of the great African pop stars of the past decade, a charming singer but, more important, a savvy showman. For years, this Nigerian singer was at the center of the Mo’ Hits Records stable, but now he’s struck out on his own with a new label and the compilation “D’Banj Presents DKM (D’ King’s Men)” (DB/G.O.O.D./Sony).

It’s an alluring contemporary pop album with an emphasis on king-size dance music, like the militarily efficient “Don’t Tell Me Nonsense” and the flash of last year’s excellent smash hit “Oliver Twist.” D’Banj is also a savvy synthesizer of the old and new Africa, as on “Nous les Meilleurs (We the Best),” a duet with the Congolese singer Fally Ipupa. But really, D’Banj has his eye on the world; he’s signed to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music imprint, and the lovely “Scape Goat (The Fix)” features what’s certainly the most cheerful version of Mr. West you’ll hear this year, or any year.


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FAB TRAILER: Rukky Sanda, Ramsey Nouah, Ini Edo, Alexx Ekubo, Monalisa Chinda star in “Keeping My Man”


When you have a movie featuring three married couples, sex and relationship issues you must expect some drama naturally. If you now pair Rukky Sanda and Ramsey Noah; Alexx Ekubo and Ini Edo; Monalisa Chinda and Kenneth Okolie then you must expect a blockbuster!

Rukky Sanda’s latest effort ‘Keeping My Man’. Stars a handful of some of Nollwood’s most outstanding acts including Ramsey Noah, Ini Edo and Monalisa Chinda and the movie is written and produced by Rukky Sanda who also stars in the movie.

Keeping My Man set to premiere on the 27th of September chronicles the challenges faced by three different married couples.

See Trailer below:

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FAB Runway: NIAN Spring/Summer 2014 Collection


Maybe it is the Turk in me, or maybe it is the soft silk fabric that floated ether-like as models stormed the runway, Nihan Buruk seemed to have brought a little bit of Istanbul with NIAN Spring/Summer 2014 collection to a rainy London on the first day of London Fashion Week.

Styled by Nesley Nazari, NIAN Spring/Summer 2014 collection featured strong androgynous lines with sleeveless blazers paired with swimsuits juxtaposed with fluttering soft tailoring in delightful print dresses, asymmetrical skirts and short shorts in lime green, cerulean blue and off-white and deep blue paired wirh panelled blouses – all accessorised with white winged heels I’d so want in my closet.

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There was a little something for the men too from NIAN in the form of tailored suits, shorts and turquoise shirts.

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The Yeditepe University Fashion and Textile Design graduate, known for her avant-garde style, who has been honing her design aesthetic in her Istanbul based studio since 2007 and who showcased last season with the RunWay Collective took her bow in front of a full house including Made in Chelsea stars and fashion bloggers, Rosie Fortescue and Oliver Proudlock on the front row.

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Images: http://thefashionscoutsept09.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/collection-nian-ss14.html

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Kiss and Tell: My Holiday in Malaga


Summer is all about foreign countries, people, food and most importantly the sun, sea and sand sex. Yes, lots of tanning time and looking super cute on the beach while scoping out the hotties, looking for a possible holiday fling or quite simply a young hottie who is DTF. I went on holiday with my girls ready for a good time, lots of cocktails and dancing and well if a hot guy came my way it would be unlikely that I would turn him away. Tanned Spanish boys – that’s all I’m saying.




Malaga is where we were for ten days and I can honestly say it didn’t disappoint. Not a typical full blown out partying holiday, me and my girls got the best out of both chilling and partying. Malaga, a simply beautiful place, provided us with gorgeous weather, beautiful scenery and a fun Spanish vibe. From street singers to cheap mojitos, open mic nights, sexy people men and shisha bars Malaga has it all – I for one was pretty content.



Our days consisted of being very Spanish, having ‘siestas’ then hitting the beach, tanning it up (yes that included me the black girl – like I needed a tan humph) or hiring a pedalo for some water fun to having down time just enjoying the weather reading a book. Our nights on the other hand were all about strong cocktails and dirty cheap (good) wine, hitting the dance floor and twerking (I’m kidding, Miley Cyrus kinda put us off the whole thing), getting chatted up and having to speak ridiculous Spanglish, although more often than not we’d resort to the international language of just making out – simple.




A holiday romance is not what I was personally looking for, I just wanted a good time, and I had one. Mm Spanish boys – again need I say more. Okay, okay I know what you’re all thinking one of us or all of us did the dirty with one of the ‘muy caliente chicos’… yeah no that didn’t happen. We’re good girls like that. I mean mum’s the word.




PS. to weave lovers, ocean water and weaves are NOT a good mix! I had to learn this the hard way.


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FAB Video: Ameyaw Debrah’s take on ” Rise with the Energy of Africa”

So Malta Guinness’ new pan-African campaign has been buzzing for some months now and things are even about to get more exciting.  The campaign dubbed “Rise with the Energy of Africa’ celebrates how the vibrant collective energy of Africans is making the continent rise up and shine, and how Malta Guinness is helping to fuel this rise.


We have seen and shared  lots of interesting stories on https://www.facebook.com/MaltaGuinnessGhana and we are looking to hear from you.  To inspire you some more, you can watch my TVC calling you to Rise With The Energy of Africa #letsgoGH

Source Ameyawdebrah.com

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FAB TRAILER: Dakore Akande, Annie Idibia, Uche Jombo star in ‘Unconditional’

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Uche Jombo is getting set for the premiere of her new movie titled ‘Unconditional‘. The drama stars Dakore Akande, Annie Idibia, Lepacious Bose, Andrea Chika Chukwu, Ruth Kadiri, and Uche Jombo.

Watch trailer below:

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FAB BEAUTY: Actress, Oge Okoye to launch Beauty Line “Crystal Glam”

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Oge Okoye is another Nollywood star the industry will see utilizing her celebrity to launch a brand as she gets set to launch a beauty line “Crystal Glam” shortly.

Oge who has been posting a series of photos of the products set to be hitting stores soon, announced via her official Instagram page that products include foundation, concealer and lip pencils.

‘Crystal Glam brings to you that make-up tips and products you desire to know as we unleash our make-up products ranging from concealer, foundation, primer, lip sticks/lip pencils/lip pumice/lip seals and eye pencils to bring out the celebrity flawless look in you. Worry not spending extra on mat tidying powder as our brand contains it all. We are opening soon and our depot are in Lagos and London. Buy your Crystal Glam product and get a free makeover from our celebrity make up artist and photographer (Vegold) “Perk Up Your Look” by crystalglam#ogeokoye.’

See photos below:

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