Anifa Mvuemba honored at InStyle Awards, Amaarae and Moliy debut on Billboard Hot 100, Benjamin Mendy mounting rape charges. Stay in the know with our Rave News Digest which summarizes five of the hottest global news you need to catch up on, saving you time and energy. Consider it your daily news fix.
Here is a rundown of five of the hottest news stories…
1. Hanifa founder, Anita Mvuemba honored as the Future of Fashion at InStyle Awards
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Every year, InStyle celebrates the biggest names in fashion and entertainment by bringing culture movers together for one big event: the InStyle Awards. This year’s event took place on November 15 at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. Anifa Mvuemba, founder of the celeb-beloved fashion line, Hanifa, was honored with the Future of Fashion award.
Her boldly colored designs have been featured on multiple magazine covers and have been worn by many celebrities in recent years, and yesterday, November 16, she had her first-ever runway show at the National Portrait Gallery in D.C., where she presented her Fall/Winter 2021 collection “Hanifa Dream.”
Congratulations to her.
2. Amaarae & Moliy’s ‘Sad Girlz Luv Money’ Remix debuts on Billboard Hot 100
Buzzing Ghanaian artist Amaarae continues her incredible run as her and Moliy’s remix of “Sad Girlz Luv Money” featuring US-Colombian singer Kali Uchis has broken into the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. Debuting at #80 on the Hot 100 charts this week, “Sad Girlz Luv Money (Remix)” marks both Amaarae and Moliy’s first entry into the chart.
That’s not the only accolade the track’s gotten though, as it also recently rose to #1 on the global Spotify Viral chart, #1 on TikTok U.S. Top Tracks chart, #1 on the Shazam US chart and #29 on the UK Singles chart.
3. South Africa: Nadia Nakai launches her record label
I’m so excited about the next chapter of my life! Here’s to officially starting my own record label BRAGGA RECORDS. I wouldn’t beable to do this without @casspernyovest and @familytreeworld THANK YOU for all that you invested in me over the years! pic.twitter.com/ofWfHilHIE— BRAGGA (@Nadia_nakai) November 15, 2021
Congratulations are in order for rapper and entrepreneur Nadia Nakai after she launched her record label Bragga Records on Tuesday, November 16. The rapper took to social media to announce the big news, thanking her former record label Family Tree and Cassper Nyovest for investing in her.
The rapper then went on to tease releasing new music soon. This follows after Nadia revealed in July, during her interview with Slikour, that she had parted ways with her former record label to grow.
4. Kampala blasts: Suicide bombers target Ugandan capital
Kampala Twin Explosion— Daniel Lutaaya (@DanielLutaaya) November 16, 2021
-33 injured, five are critical
-Three attackers died as they detonated the bombs
-Three Ugandans died
-The explosions happened six minutes apart.
-Two bombs were defused before they exploded.
-Police officers among the injured.#NBSUpdates pic.twitter.com/A4bbmELaHW
Suicide bombers have targeted the Ugandan capital Kampala, killing at least three people and injuring more than 30 others, police say. Three attackers on motorbikes blew themselves up near parliament and the city’s police headquarters. The number of dead is likely to rise, with the blasts leaving body parts strewn in the streets. Anifa Mvuemba InStyle Award
Officials blamed the attacks on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), an armed group based in DR Congo. The group has not yet commented. The attacks came within three minutes of each other. More bombs have been found in other parts of the city, officials said.
5. Benjamin Mendy: Manchester City footballer further charged with two counts of rape
Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy has been charged with two additional counts of rape, the Crown Prosecution Service said.— B/R Football (@brfootball) November 16, 2021
He has been suspended since August after previously being charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. pic.twitter.com/lkl0C8UB6X
Manchester City defender, Benjamin Mendy has been charged with two further counts of rape. Mendy, of Prestbury, has been summonsed to appear at Stockport Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. The 27-year-old footballer, who remains in custody, is now facing six counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. The charges relate to four complainants over the age of 16 and are alleged to have taken place between October 2020 and August 2021.
The France international has played for last season’s Premier League champions Manchester City since 2017, when he joined from Monaco for a reported £52m. He was suspended by the club after being charged by police, pending an investigation.
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