Femi Kuti Global Citizen Performance And Other Success Stories This Week
Success stories abound in the week. From the rescue of young boys to social media to the announcement of a world music festival in Africa, this week definitely had it’s IT moments this week. Here are the stories that made our week:
Kylie the money queen
Forbes recently named Kylie Jenner as the youngest woman in the fourth annual ranking of America’s Richest self-made women and. They also revealed that she might head on to become the youngest ever if she continues by this time next year. However, not everyone is pleased with the report on the 27th richest self-made billionaire.
While almost no one can argue on what she has accomplished in the past three years, people including the online dictionary slammed the magazine for the use of the words “self-made” which it defined as “having succeeded in life unaided”.
It’s baby Kulture!
And it’s a girl for Cardi B! Cardi B and her husband, Offset have welcomed their first child together and Offset’s fourth. The baby has been named Kulture Kiari Cephus. And if you are wondering where the name is from, Kiari Kendrell Cephus happens to be Offset’s full name.
Recall that the couple secretly got married in September and still managed to pull off a public proposal in October. She first showed off her Baby Bump on stage at the Saturday Night Live in April.
The rescue Of the Thai cave boys
The 12 Thai Cave Boys dubbed “Wild Boars” who were rescued from the flooded Tham Luang Cave in northern Thailand have been reunited to their families. A rescue mission which was carried out by the Navy SEALS claimed the life of a diver, Saman Gunan, who was delivering oxygen to the team inside the cave.
In a show of support, FIFA granted them an invite to witness the finals of the World Cup. Meanwhile, Elon Musk’s submarine named after the children’s football team Wild Boar is still in the cave in case there is a need for it in the future.
Afrobeats, the #GlobalCitizen
Nigeria’s very own, Femi Kuti, Wizkid and D’banj have been slated to perform alongside Beyonce and Jay-Z to mark 100 years of Nelson Mandela’s birth. The festival which is sponsored by the Global Citizen movement will showcase efforts to get rid of poverty in the world. It also hopes to raise $1 billion (N360 billion) to support its movement with a special focus on women and girls.
Other stars billed to perform include: Ed Sheeran, Cassper Nyovest, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Pharrell Williams and Usher.
Why not make a Beyoncé x Balmain collection that will offer Bey fans a piece of history? This was what Beyonce and Balmain were thinking after her iconic performance at Coachella. Now, the limited collection, Olivier Rousteing, the creative director for Balmain, has made available the pink hoodie.
Here yellow hoodie she wore, including the black T-shirt featuring a sorority-inspired graphic. Its proceeds will also benefit the Proceeds from the collaboration the United Negro College Fund. If this will be sold out, you bet!