WEEKEND LUV – THE LUXE EDITION

Model of the Week – Teiko Dornor – Plus-Size Model from Ghana based in the UK

Hey Everyone,
What’s going on? Hope ur week has been fun…
I am sooo envious of all of you have a long xmas holiday.
I only get the 25th, 26th and 1st off…imagine that!
Anyways, lots of fun stuff is happening over the next couple of weeks and I’ll definitely fill u in on it.
Its time for Weekend Luv – Bella Naija Style…

The Events
LL Cool J and Akon will be performing in Nigeria TODAY
They’ll both be performing at the Star Mega Jam 2006 at the Polo Club in Lagos.
On the 16th, they’ll be at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin. P-Square, D’Banj, Weird MC, Ruggedman, Mode 9, Star Quest winners KC Presh and D’Accord, African China, Muma Gee, Tony Tetula, Daddy Showkey, Tony Oneweek and Obesere will be there too…
Should be HOT! Hope the security is tight tho.

ThisDay Fashion Weekend II – This Weekend
Alek Wek, Yasmin Warsame and Oluchi have already arrived for the second edition of the ThisDay Fashion Weekend. A series of HOT fashion shows (Deola Sagoe, Anna Getanah, Xuly Bet, Tiffany Amber, Ere Hart, Ijeru Coker, Dakova) and glossy photoshoots will take place in Lagos this weekend. It is part of a series of events aimed at launching ThisDay Style into a glossy international fashion mag. FAB.

UN CatWalk the World – Fashion For Food Show in Ghana on Monday
The UN Fashion For Food event goes to Ghana this weekend. It’s going to be an absolutely fab show. Deola Sagoe, Ozwald Boateng and other illustrious African designers will be showing collections to raise awareness and funds for this important cause. The campaign is being organized under United Nations World Food Programme and Health PR by CatWALK The World’s International Committee spearheaded by co-founders Obaro Ibru (Chairman) and Matthew Mensah (CEO).

The News
Sophie Okonedo and Chiwetel Ejiofor who are both of Nigerian origin were nominated for Golden Globes.
Chiwetel actually received 2 noms for Kinky Boots and Tsunami – The Aftermath while Sophie was nominated for Tsunami- The Aftermath.
I wish them good luck!

The Hits
D’BanjTonosibe
Hot Song from D’Banj’s new album
Could this be the 2007’s Tongolo?
U need to buy this album…its one for your I-Pod and CD player!
Here is the vid for his new smash hit – Why Me
**Dammie, see Denrele is in the video! lol***

Amplifyd Ft AkonStreetz
Yes…Amplifyd has released their new album.
Yes….They’ve got a hot song with Mr. 2 songs on the Billboard Top 10, Akon
What can I say, luv them or hate them….Amplifyd is HOT.
Their album is currently sold-out! But you can order a copy HERE

AkonSmack That Ft Eminem
Two of the hottest songs of the moment worldwide, one man.
Aliaune Thiam aka Akon, the Senegal-born former convict is killin’ it with this track!
Hot!

If you haven’t seen Toni Payne’s NI Episode…Check it out HERE
She did a fab job!

*BTW, I’m trying a new music uploader…I think it keeps the songs online for longer..
It allows u download and also listen online so its kinda fab…hope it works out
If u have any issues let me know.

That’s it!
Have a great weekend…
U can always hola at bellanaija@gmail.com
For all those of u travelling this weekend…Safe Journey!
Stay Fabulous~

26 Comments on WEEKEND LUV – THE LUXE EDITION
  • Toyosi December 15, 2006 at 7:38 am

    Hehe.. I’m first!

    Eiyah.. That sucks( that u only get three days off~!)

    Thanks again for the music hook up… I’ll be looking forward to pics from the This day fashion weekend.

    Have a wonderful weekend, and don’t work too hard.

  • Anonymous December 15, 2006 at 8:19 am

    I was jejerly having a drink at Sapian when both LL and Akon came in with their entourage. The show is 1k and 5k for VIP. Judging by what Akon did last time, I doubt anyone should buy the 1k tickets. That being said im not too sure why they made it so cheap, its kind of scary.

    Tminx

  • Adaure December 15, 2006 at 11:37 am

    Yes oh– that 1k thing is some how oh– as much as we bitch about some of the expensive tickets– that is teh way forward sometimes to avoid the touts of Lagos rom taking over. Anyways the day is stil young so by Night fall I’ll know where I am going to be…I sha know it wont be no Star Mega Jam.

  • Desola December 15, 2006 at 12:17 pm

    i’m 4th, yay!!! Worashame! I’m at work at the moment so I can’t watch any of the videos. I think the sky is the limit for D’banj, personally. I am looking forward to getting home and watching Tony Payne’s NI debut. I love what that chic is doing!

    Have a beautiful weekend, Bella!

  • Just Thinking Out Loud! December 15, 2006 at 3:36 pm

    Great blog, BellaNaija! Got to say, your blog is full of life mehn. And that Akon’s jam, I love it! Outstanding! Keep up the good work.

    And Adaure, I see you’re enjoying Nyja already! Will be emailing you when I get there next week.

  • Dammie December 15, 2006 at 4:46 pm

    Why me :D

    LoL @ Acid T….tsk tsk tsk….As far as they r raising money, that’s all that matters!!

  • ToyinE December 15, 2006 at 8:03 pm

    Bella, nice weekend love. I donno why they always choose to have these musicians come when everybody hasnt landed yet! I woulda wanted to see me some LL Lickin’ lips lol Anyways, i was able to listen to D’banj’s new song but unable to save it to my comp. so your old thing worked better IMO…don’t worry – we’ll do it next yr – Ghana or wherever it’ll be, the ThisDay Awards, Prince & joe cos u know Joe is Naija regular (suprised he hasnt made an appearance this Xmas yet) or whatever star they decide to bring!

  • Daddy’s Girl December 15, 2006 at 8:25 pm

    Bella, thanks for the free music and for keeping me current. You rock! Have a great weekend.

  • Bola December 15, 2006 at 8:54 pm

    I love that Amplyfyd and Akon hooked up to make a song. I wouldn’t have thought of the two of them together, but after listening to the song, it’s a no-brainer. US AFRICANS BE DOIN’ IT FOR OURSELVES!!!

  • RJ December 15, 2006 at 9:13 pm

    Me thinks D’Banj is obsessed with his “koko”….Am I the only one? But the tracks I’ve heard so far (thanks to you), I like.

    “Judging by what Akon did last time, I doubt anyone should buy the 1k tickets.” Out of curiosity anonymous, what did he do?

  • Anonymous December 15, 2006 at 9:27 pm

    Well i meant to post this early this morning but STUPID BLOGGER was acting up soo:

    HOW WEIRD….I JUST WROTE ABT THAT THIS MORNING AKON N THINGY…

    ah so we can’t download from u again? kai! why now???? Or did someone have a go at you too?! Holler, this is Mona btw but I dont know what is wrong with blogger today, not letting me log on to comment!

    Mona xxxxx

  • Anonymous December 15, 2006 at 10:41 pm

    Hi Bella Naija…I trust that all is well with you…just wanted to let you know I enjoy reading your blog when I get the chance to…I’ve sort of wondered more about who you are…just out of curiousity…anyway, thanks for keeping me informed about the goings-on in naija especially…you do a fantastic job..God bless.

    FemaleFanFromLA

  • Anonymous December 15, 2006 at 11:36 pm

    I swear this D’banj is not well o! All he know is koko. And what is that Michael doing floating round D’banj’s video. That guy is soooooo annoying with his kpomo lips.

    I love that Soundcity guy though…

  • Angela December 16, 2006 at 12:07 am

    Teika looks really cute. I’d love to see more of her pics…

    I love bella’s blog. She brings variety

  • Biodun December 16, 2006 at 3:52 am

    The Why Me song is nice, very catchy, am not really feeling the other song though. Thanks for keeping us updated, loving this post!

  • Dimples December 16, 2006 at 11:59 am

    HAVE A FAB weekend all!!
    Safe journey to all travelling for the holidays.

  • Anonymous December 16, 2006 at 4:01 pm

    BELLA I can’t hail you enough. You keep briging it babz.. das jes sexy!!! RAWK ON MAMA!

    Teiko is mad kool.. SHe’s the face of the Miss Plus Africa Event for 2007
    http://www.missplusafrica.org

    Yah the Amplifyd Album is super hot. Got my copy last Saturday I don scratch the tin tire. lol! My fav track is “Why” #5 featuring BanKy. You should totally get yourself a copy.

    Something is up with blogspot o.. can’t seem to post on a number of blogs

    Icy…Yetty

  • The Life of a Stranger called me December 16, 2006 at 11:51 pm

    I didnt realise he (akon) was pretty famous in naija – lol – but LL will defo be welcomed. wow – thanks for keeping us updated.

  • TP December 17, 2006 at 1:07 am

    Well done Bella! How do you keep so up to date with news, music, fashion and hot events? Thanks for hooking us up. And a nice weekend!

  • koshie December 17, 2006 at 7:01 pm

    Bella naija…kilon se?

  • Adaure December 18, 2006 at 10:38 am

    The THIS DAY STYLE fashion was so totally fabulous. The designs were cool and the models were hot. After a bit sha I got kinda bored, the music was the same selection and you know these fashions shows are about sipping on champagne and eating shrimp and mingling the later of which was challenging since I did really know any body. But i loved it and i am gonna be ‘coping’ some of the designs…ha ha ha

  • Anonymous December 18, 2006 at 7:47 pm

    wats up with homeboy and his Koko 4 cryin out loud????

  • Dayo B December 18, 2006 at 8:22 pm

    that woman is fine, but that’s what dey call plus sized these days?? wow

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