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Prada Bags, Louboutin Shoes, Gadgets, Business Class Trips! Nigerian Media Personality Toke Makinwa speaks on “How to Spot a High Class Babe a.k.a. Lagos Big Geh”

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It’s time for a hilarious quick break at work.

I don’t know about you but I ❤ Toke Makinwa. You just have to give credit to someone who is not afraid to say it like she means it.

The 28 year old media personality is back with her vlog and this is as engaging and interesting as ever.

Today it’s all about the Lagos Big Gehs. From her Prada bag to her Gucci sun glasses, Toke gives gents…and ladies tips on how to spot the high class babes.

Check it out!

110 Comments

  1. Jennis

    August 22, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    …True…buh, I really don’t feel this toke babe…there’s soms ratchet about her ..*justsaying

    • ms lala

      August 22, 2013 at 2:54 pm

      really tho….please share what’s ratchet..i didnt know it was HATE O CLOCK over at your corner…please down somewhere and sip some haterade with ice…u need the electrolytes cuz all these hating must have burned some major calories.

    • beee

      August 22, 2013 at 3:26 pm

      Toke has answered the question on EVERYONE LIP…….WHY IS TOKE BLEACHING .
      And yes i know first hand that her skin colour is ENHANCED , was her classmate in FGCO. ……..So all this yellow is to be a Lagos big girl , na wah oooo

    • MissT

      August 22, 2013 at 3:30 pm

      Ms Lala, What has Hate got to do with an observation …… You all need to retire the word HATE and expand your vocab . If she feels Toke is ratchet then thats her perception and how is that Hate

    • Leah

      August 22, 2013 at 5:10 pm

      Toke, you don’t have to come at people with multiple ids whenever you see your name. You put out a video to the public, thereby invoking opinions. If you can’t handle it, get a real job. You want attention and you are getting it.

    • L.L.

      August 22, 2013 at 8:17 pm

      OMG! I just died @ ur response. LMAO!

    • Abi

      August 23, 2013 at 5:44 am

      You’re so terribly ill-mannered. And i am being nice leaving it at that but seriously, your ill breeding is showing

    • Jia

      August 23, 2013 at 4:46 am

      I am not sure about ratchet but I would say that this biracial woman has nothing important to say. An adult should have more to speak about. I don’t watch her videos anymore because I don’t want to f up my brain anymore. However, she has a big personality and a shallow audience to succeed.

  2. Titemi

    August 22, 2013 at 2:56 pm

    Okay I enjoyed this vlog and the way shez talking… hilarious!

  3. Trendysturvs Blog

    August 22, 2013 at 2:57 pm

    Lol! Nice one
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  4. ms lala

    August 22, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    I died at LUMINOUS SKIN…toke needs help..but seriously it’s crazy smh..big geh oshi…all is wash …these are the babes that will jump out of first class to eat at mama kafaya’s joint because they spent all their borrowed money on first class and can’t afford a decent meal at Saipan.

    • sumn

      August 22, 2013 at 5:39 pm

      eating at mama kafaya’s is not a function of having money/class some of us just really like buka food!

    • ms lala

      August 22, 2013 at 6:40 pm

      Really…..says who. Like it can’t be cooked in a better restaurant my dear please sit down and eat your buka food and be quiet. ….

    • Thatgidigirl

      August 22, 2013 at 7:00 pm

      @ ms Lala, Saipan? Really? Of all places, smh!

    • ms lala

      August 23, 2013 at 12:03 am

      like u can afford to eat there..please sit down and drink bonvita with rat poison.

  5. Deedee

    August 22, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    This is so true, i am beginning to like this Toke babe, she’s alright……..

  6. loreben

    August 22, 2013 at 3:09 pm

    hahaha…love her!

  7. john beau

    August 22, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    wtf is she talking about

  8. Nunu milk

    August 22, 2013 at 3:16 pm

    everybody now loves Toke. Smh
    All y’all who were hating on the geh, where r u guys now?
    Keep it up Toks, u r a star!
    Nice vlog

    • Non professional opinion

      August 22, 2013 at 4:12 pm

      *waves* Over hear! Hi!
      Yes, I started out ambivalent and now I find her beyond irritating. Mainly because she is a troll.
      Partly because she sounds weird.
      Also this video sounds like she is reciting her autobiography.
      And before you trot out the lame ass “why did you click her post ” the answer is……….
      Keep hiding your breath, the answer is coming.

    • reallyyyyyy!!!

      August 22, 2013 at 5:48 pm

      I love you. you have said it all. Some of her vlogs are actually good but the facial expression just irritates me and to think that she just talked about the so called big girls being yellow or enhancing their skin colour, this babe is a joker with no mirror at home. she keeps hiding her knuckles…

    • Hidi

      August 23, 2013 at 12:05 am

      There is no answer because you are obviously fascinated with her. You hate her, you complain and then you click on her post..na obsession be that na!

  9. joe

    August 22, 2013 at 3:19 pm

    Kinda boring. . .compared 2 other videos tho. Just sorta drags on

  10. Vanessa

    August 22, 2013 at 3:25 pm

    who cares

  11. bi

    August 22, 2013 at 3:29 pm

    i still like toke but she must also be high a class babe cuz she said they are yellow. she’s also yellow #justsaying.

  12. Reevon

    August 22, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    please we have seen enough of you on here…. thank you.

  13. Peaches

    August 22, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    Toke just keep going on and on… video of 3 mins she will take to 7 mins plus.. it musn’t be a long one nah…haba..repeating same thing over and over.. pls keep it simple and short..

    • Chic

      August 22, 2013 at 3:57 pm

      Thank you!

    • deeva

      August 22, 2013 at 11:25 pm

      thank you. i was so bored.

  14. Jules

    August 22, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    this chick is hilarious!!!!!

  15. V4VENDETTA

    August 22, 2013 at 3:39 pm

    First, Tokes not 28. Get your facts right before putting that out. Nice Vid. Its amazing how you know the high class babes well. Have you worked with some of them before? Im guessing you have…. since youre light skinned yourself.

  16. Vics

    August 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

    Wow! Can’t help but notice how d hatred on Toke is gradually changing to love…good to know we are not all bout hate, hate in dis country, I mean if a person improves its good to acknowledge it..for me i like d fact that she’s not hiding the truth..at least she didn’t leave out d skin enhancement fact for fear of being judged…babe is just saying it like it is…more grease!

  17. Angie

    August 22, 2013 at 4:05 pm

    I am having a re-think.Toke is quite interesting….

  18. Madman

    August 22, 2013 at 4:05 pm

    If this is the priority of most Nigerians girls, then Nigeria is a sick place.

    • Mz Socially Awkward...

      August 23, 2013 at 2:52 pm

      But, bro, that’s what a lot of Nigerian men want, though. Yellow + expensive looking + nice arm candy. I saw a lot of this when I was in school (eg. in conversations where a guy complains there are no “good girls” left and I point out that I know plenty low-key babes who probably check his definition of “good”… cos you know it’s always virgins they’re on about…, I always got the impression those low-key babes weren’t quite hot enough to do it for him).

      I see even more of it now. Some guys may argue that the rationale behind choosing babes of a certain calibre is simply because they want a girl who takes care of herself but more often than not, it’s more than her just looking nice. They want that “WOW” factor which causes other men to look … and women have capitalized on that, by any means necessary. It ain’t proper but it is what’s happening on those Lagos streets.

  19. kemio

    August 22, 2013 at 4:13 pm

    toke is real and she is ashamed to express her opinions on everyday matters. i kindda see her as the Wendy Williams of Nigeria.

  20. Imagin that

    August 22, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    Toke is one of the ladies that can’t go out without a weave or attachment. just imaging what she ll looks like without all these attachment on the hair. She wowo shall, see head of life. Just take a look at her mother Theressa arm with a lots of cellulite

    • F

      August 22, 2013 at 4:56 pm

      That’s totally uncalled for. Comment on the contents of the video if you must.

  21. Africhic

    August 22, 2013 at 4:34 pm

    I’m personally tired of these tales.

    • nene

      August 22, 2013 at 5:09 pm

      tell me about it. and it seems like she’s indirectly talking about people who used to be in her circle or even people she “knows from afar”.

  22. boomzy

    August 22, 2013 at 4:49 pm

    Imagin that….dis ur english go kill person sha!! Na jealousy abi hatred consume u reach like so?

  23. Chudi

    August 22, 2013 at 4:53 pm

    ah HO is ah HO…Any guy can spot a HO from a distance…Don’t know what she’s talking about…Only watched cos she’s pretty on the eyes…All the phyne girls…get at me…<

    • Eve82

      August 23, 2013 at 8:25 am

      They will come once you perfect your English.

    • miri

      August 23, 2013 at 9:16 pm

      lol! Good one Eve

  24. kaddy

    August 22, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    Comments Not commendations everyone shd b free To ave their opinion if people want to Hate Toke pls let dem.all d comments dnt ave to be good

  25. Turayo Tijani

    August 22, 2013 at 4:59 pm

    She is still irritating but Damilare enough with the ages. Enough! Cause you sure don’t balance it for the males

  26. ...AND FINALLY

    August 22, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    so really all what she described does lead to success in the long run. the girl is talking from experience

  27. Alero

    August 22, 2013 at 5:09 pm

    Toks star with a double “R”… You are too much! U sure have a sense of humour. 😀

  28. Ibukun

    August 22, 2013 at 5:09 pm

    The person that said she is so sure Toke enhanced her skin because they went to the same high school is a clown *scrolling up to check the name* yes! miss Bee, so you still look the exact same way you did when you were in school with Toke right? i can just imagine. I don’t know if she enhanced her skin or not and really I don’t care, but I think you knowing her in high school (after so many years) is a very dull reason to be so sure. if you’re gonna give a reason please make it valid.

    • Bimbo

      August 22, 2013 at 5:22 pm

      @Ibukun are u for real …….. People skin colour dont change dramatically over the years, especially for someone like Toke who has lives in Nigeria dealing with that Hot sun . Naija sun actually makes u darker ….. Except you are using some form of harsh bleaching cream there is no way u can get significantly lighter like Toke. and Yes i do knw her from childhood too although not from high school . Toke sister is a bit on the fair side but Toke was normal chocolate colour

    • Tim'tim

      August 29, 2013 at 2:48 am

      U see yourself? Gossip will not let u write english well. Dont insult me o cos i will insult u back

  29. tinkerbabebella

    August 22, 2013 at 5:10 pm

    she’s beginning to grow on me tho. that was mad funny and SO true!!! lol. either way she Toke We KNOW WHAT YOU DO! LOL

  30. anon

    August 22, 2013 at 5:26 pm

    the fact that u r bleached…. u lost me at they’re all yellow… now more young girls will bleach… still love you tho

  31. lyn

    August 22, 2013 at 5:35 pm

    I love you Toke Makinwa

  32. Ibukun

    August 22, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    Bimbo i get you though, see ehn i’m a dark skinned person, but in high school i was burnt black! my complexion got better over the years despite the fact that i kept hopping from sweet mother baby jelly to pears baby oil to that vaseline in the brown tube container…so imagine somebody from my high school seeing me now and suggesting i did something to enhance my skin. Toke probably enhanced her skin, i don’t know, i just don’t think knowing her from high school is a cool reason to be sure she did.

    • Hidi

      August 23, 2013 at 12:08 am

      “my complexion got better over the years” WOW!!!So you felt that your dark skin was inferior???

    • abzz

      August 23, 2013 at 11:16 pm

      Cant you read that she said she was burnt black?

  33. Lilydarl

    August 22, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    Toke,u can’t be 28yrs! Stop bleaching so that u can age normally.

  34. Lara

    August 22, 2013 at 6:47 pm

    she gets on my damn nerves irritating thing..

  35. Tosmie

    August 22, 2013 at 6:52 pm

    dis babe head na diee mheennn..danngg..

    • Tim'tim

      August 29, 2013 at 2:50 am

      Banky W tinz abi? Me sef notice i just say make i ‘machionu’

  36. Thabisa

    August 22, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    Loved that…

    • lmao

      August 23, 2013 at 7:46 pm

      hahaha…

  37. [email protected]

    August 22, 2013 at 7:10 pm

    ONLY TOKE THE NUMERO UNO LAGOS BIG GEH WILL KNOW ONE!

  38. chichi

    August 22, 2013 at 8:09 pm

    she look like a nollywood witch with that hair, makeup and those facial expressions…

    • chichi

      August 22, 2013 at 8:10 pm

      *looks*

  39. Blesson

    August 22, 2013 at 8:14 pm

    This grammatical errors too much abeg.. enough of it jare!!! Lmaooo… I even enjoy the funny comments to the vids!!!…. bleach or no bleach.. #iloveutoke

    • intheoverseas

      August 22, 2013 at 10:04 pm

      Err… “These grammatical errors” lol

    • Anon

      August 23, 2013 at 12:14 am

      These not this.

  40. Tb

    August 22, 2013 at 8:20 pm

    Looool. I love this babe.

  41. Jade82

    August 22, 2013 at 8:24 pm

    [email protected] 24hrs on call…..#dead#

  42. Dark Skinned Baba

    August 22, 2013 at 8:44 pm

    Sorry, Toke darling, I was just starting to enjoy your videos until in ignorance (or vanity) implied that there is some sought of correlation between being fine and being light. So are you saying there is some sought of correlation with being dark/cocoa (like me) and ugly? (Unlike me) This is why sometimes it is good for a DUDU babe to rock braids at least once every two years…all that weave that can sometimes begin to e
    affect the brain and lower the IQ or simply let a black girl think she is white…or get an inferiority complex and start to feel light skin id BETTER than dark skin. Light oh, dark oh, personally I think we are all one. I think if your light, rock it, love it. If your dark, rock it love it. On a brigther note LMAO at high class babes, faking it to make it. Yep, they need to get real jobs like the rest of us decent women.

    • Lolos

      August 22, 2013 at 11:41 pm

      incase u didnt notice TOKE is seriously bleaching and enhancing her skin colour so inferiority complex is most likely a given at this stage. Beauty comes in various shades so i pity the girls who are craving for yellow …………

  43. Dark Skinned Babe

    August 22, 2013 at 8:47 pm

    Babe, not Baba….whatever, lol!

  44. haveuheard

    August 22, 2013 at 9:09 pm

    Toke! Upon all d harsh bleaching cream, u still Wowo

  45. Mobs

    August 22, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    I get the humour but sorry to say are these topics really beneficial and educative?

  46. milly

    August 22, 2013 at 9:47 pm

    Hilarious! You ladies should stop beefing and enjoy the comedy.

  47. nnennia ifepe

    August 22, 2013 at 10:18 pm

    I love toke so much because she does not mind what anyone says about her.The babe dey make her money dey go.Toke treats real life issues.You dont need to make friends with girls that live fake life inorder to know how they behave.In school.at place of work ,they are everywhere and her job is to look around and get what to say.i served in a Tv house and you have to change your accent to blend.whether she is ugly or not the fact still remains that toke my love dresses well,knows her job well and if her boyfriend is not complaining i wonder who has the right.for those compalining about her relationship life,business is different from relationship.let the girl be.she will get married at the right time

  48. me

    August 22, 2013 at 10:22 pm

    black knuckles

  49. me

    August 22, 2013 at 10:22 pm

    black knuckles, def enhanced!

  50. ttt

    August 22, 2013 at 10:40 pm

    Toke you are just like the people you are describing

  51. Titi

    August 22, 2013 at 10:59 pm

    Looooool ds cracked me up….toke was never your fan but you just won me over

  52. wiklo

    August 22, 2013 at 11:18 pm

    toning cream plenty for yankee (walmart, target, kmart)…

  53. Sbaby

    August 22, 2013 at 11:49 pm

    Girl stop subbing your former crew and you must be very shallow to say all big girls are yellow or enhanced yellow, look in the mirror, I was once your voltron but these days mbok you no dey practise wetin you dey preach

  54. Cool cat

    August 22, 2013 at 11:49 pm

    Pls toke needs to ask her friends eg FEF what she does for a living that she flies private now?

    • ms lala

      August 23, 2013 at 12:25 am

      OKAAAAAAAAAAAAAY …got international gist on her ..i swear i know who u are talking about

    • Sbaby

      August 23, 2013 at 1:07 am

      Dont mess with Miss Free, She dont do it for free sha……shey you use style get me? Correct person

    • A-z

      August 28, 2013 at 4:17 am

      Abeg make una drop more hints about this FEF, me i like gist ehn lol

  55. Sephora

    August 23, 2013 at 2:20 am

    Lol! I did actually laugh out loud!! High class babes aka runs girls! nawa o! Oya I’m quitting my 9 to 5!

  56. To

    August 23, 2013 at 6:30 am

    Abeg drop the international gist!! Lol

    • ms lala

      August 23, 2013 at 12:58 pm

      GUUUUUUUUURL *MADEA VOICE* we gon need a bottle of Alizee lol to down this gist…shiiiiiii if i start to type ill have callus on my finger tips….

  57. lulusky

    August 23, 2013 at 6:51 am

    she’s talking about her nd her circle of frnds dnt wanna call names

  58. Ada

    August 23, 2013 at 6:57 am

    Tok is really a media sensation … You guys made her that even without knowing it … Tok thank ur haters

  59. TOBI

    August 23, 2013 at 8:40 am

    U guys shld leave this my queen alone! i see her every morning in the studio, she looks very good and lovely. she is making her money tho! TOKE I LOVE YOU SOO MUCH BOO.

  60. Mousepad

    August 23, 2013 at 9:16 am

    @Miss Lala, thou my dear art definitely Toke Makinwa!!!!!

    • ms lala

      August 23, 2013 at 12:53 pm

      WAO…..DEAD WRONG…how about the fact that i like the chick because she’s funny and am defending her..must i join the bandwagon of bashing and insulting her….do you know how dumb u sound…how do you know…u got some kinda magic bowl u look at to see people’s identity ode!!!!!!

  61. Danny

    August 23, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    Well I don’t wear prada, carry an awesome phone and spend mney cos I worked hard for it. Still consider my self a high class babe. Not all the babes with Loubs are ashi’s, some are just born with silver spoons. I think ones to watch are those with fake weaves and fake uk accents.

    • Mz Socially Awkward...

      August 23, 2013 at 2:57 pm

      But all weaves be fake hair, na. How you wan spot the fake of fake again?? Es-coos my confusion…

    • A-z

      August 28, 2013 at 3:59 am

      I tire o, fake of fake hair again? Nawa tinz lol

  62. Kehinde Owolabi

    August 23, 2013 at 12:09 pm

    LOL, dunno which is funnier. The vid or the comments it elicits.

  63. jeeez

    August 23, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    Haaaaa Toke hav drop her fake british accent and is now sounding like that naijarish babe. Thats good pls natural is d way to go. Luv u though and my non Nigerian friends are crazy about u.they were actually d ones whu drew my attention to ur vlog..

    • Sbaby

      August 24, 2013 at 12:24 am

      Liessssss Toke gerrout from here, you are still local because they r forcing you down our throats so stop writing comments here for yourself with the delusion you have overseas obodooyinbo non nigerian people watching your talking from experience rant- signed your ex voltron

  64. jhno

    August 23, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    *in voice of toke* a Louis vitton wearin geh ! a prada werin geh ! heheheeheheheheheheehehe …………this cracked me up

  65. aaa

    August 23, 2013 at 6:41 pm

    another one from toks 🙂 funny.

  66. bakerchic

    August 24, 2013 at 12:38 am

    Toilet roll sef emm dey !!!!!! Toke wan kill me ooooohhhhhhh ROTFLMAO
    Toke i beg carry go!!!!!!!! all the way lol lol

  67. Sugabelly

    August 26, 2013 at 2:54 am

    Dark Skinned girls are now becoming an Endangered Species in Nigeria. Soon World Wildlife Foundation will come to Nigeria to protect them.

  68. pynk

    August 26, 2013 at 2:51 pm

    lol! some people tell their life stories unintentionally!

  69. leika

    August 27, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    This is the bitter truth- Toke shot herself in the foot with that Vic-O interview which was like her entry into the industry. No one should treat another human being like that. This is why no one will ever like her. She is making waves because of the negative publicity surrounding her and not because of fans that love her. Toolz has fans and that is a more positive way of being a star. Being a star based on negative publicity will never last. I hope she is enjoying the journey while it lasts. Vic-o must have cursed her or something and that is why only negativity surrounds her. She needs to go and beg for his forgiveness. As a women I feel really bad for her but then again she disgraced another fellow human on tv with her class conscious fake foneh so it is hard to feel sorry for her sometimes. You reap what you sow

  70. The Cool One

    August 29, 2013 at 12:13 am

    Okay i kind of like Toke now. But then Toke was talking about how “high class babes” are an enhanced shade of yellow. Something she’s familiar with eh???

  71. Jirla

    September 20, 2013 at 10:31 pm

    Toke you are hilarious jare! Keep doing your thing!

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