On Friday 17th August 2012, the city of Lagos was agog with excitement as top American rapper, Rick Ross was in town for the Summer Jam Fest show which took place at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Some of the most buzzed about topics from the event includes Rick Ross’ performances. As the “You the Boss” star got on stage, he was welcomed with a standing ovation from all attendees, who sang as he performed energetically. Nigerian music stars also didn’t disappoint, Flavour thrilled all with his singles “Nwa Baby”, “Adama” and his part in the track “Bottom Belle”, Trybe Records’ Eva got everyone excited with her track “High” while University of Lagos Philosophy Graduate Vector Tha Viper performed some of his famous tracks including “Angeli” and “We Made O”.
Other artistes who also gave stellar performances include Terry G, Dammy Krane, Flowssick and South Africa’s Liquideep. Apart from the performances, Annie Macaulay-Idibia also got everyone talking, the Nollywood star who was rumored to be pregnant proved she wasn’t after all, she showed up at the Summer Jam Fest show in figure hugging jeans and a black top. Her Mr, 2 Face Idibia was the center of attraction as he walked into the venue, hounded by screaming fans, 2 Baba was escorted into the venue by security guards.
Also in attendance at the show were some of the biggest names in the Nigerian entertainment industry including D’Prince, Lynxxx, Yvonne Vixen Ekwere, Sound Sultan, Karen Igho, Zaina, Iyanya, KCee, Toolz, DJ Caise, Dr Sid, Efe Tommy, Susan Peters, Elohor Aisien and Dayo Ephraim, who came to support and witness Rick Ross Live. The event was organised by St.Eve Magazine and Trace Urban.
BN Red Carpet Fab
Rocking that LBD!
All over the world, the little black dress is one undisputed outfit that no girl can go wrong with if worn rightly. On most BN Red carpet events, we’ve spotted the good, the bad and the ugly. At the Summer Jam Fest with Rick Ross, some of the attendees rocked some stylish and not-so-stylish LBDs, check them out!
As WHITE as snow
Yes, white is not only for brides on their wedding day, it is also one colour that makes everyone stand out from the crowd. Check out some of the Must See Looks of attendees in white ensembles.
In touch with my African roots!
Believe it or not, the traditional way of dressing has been giving a whole new look in recent times, with designers showcasing some fab African inspired pieces, almost every one is rocking it in style. View some attendees staying true with their roots.
At the Summer Jam Fest red carpet, some attendees proved that flaunting one’s legs isn’t strictly for celebrities. Take a look at some fashionistas in sexy mini-shorts.
Ludacris ” How low, can you go, how low can you go” – Ok, back to business, mini outfits definitely ruled the night. View some attendees striking poses at the Summer Jam Fest with Rick Ross in mini dresses and skirts.
The man of the night arrived at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos with his entourage in style. The 36 year old, “God Forgives, I Don’t” star, who was surrounded by lots of security guards, stepped out of a black SUV sporting his signature dark shades, a black round-neck tee, cream shorts and red sneakers.
And it seems Rick Ross would love to key into the Nigerian oil sector’s wealth as he tweeted his plans to join the oil money gang. He said “Officially joining the oil money gang” and followed up with another tweet few minutes later saying “Nigeria is rich with oil. Generational wealth. I need some”
Rick Ross who is already in the United States thanked Lagos for having him and also made reference to Nigerian-American rapper Wale.
And we are pretty sure, he had a fantastic time in Lagos. Check out the photo, Rick Ross shared on Instagram of him and Germont Jackson lounging on yacht in Victoria Island, Lagos
Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi