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Rave News Digest: City Girls Drop Swimwear Collection, Nigerian Singer Skales Gets Married, Lewis Hamilton + More

Rave News Digest: City Girls Drop Swimwear Collection, Nigerian Singer Skales Gets Married, Lewis Hamilton + More


City Girls drop swimwear collection, Singer Skales gets married, Lewis Hamilton wins Portuguese Grand Prix. 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 topics…

1. City Girls drop new swimwear collection

The City Girls have officially launched their highly anticipated collection with affordable swimwear with the company Icon Swim. Yung Miami and JT have been teasing their swimwear capsule collection for days and even offered one of their Instagram followers a chance to win every piece from the collaborative offering.

The swimwear line is the second fashion-related partnership this year for the Florida girls. In March, the “Act Up” rappers teamed up with global fashion brand boohoo. But their swimwear is perfectly timed, with summer right around the corner. The collection includes several zebra-print sets, vibrant colored two-pieces, elaborate “Worth Your Wild” one-pieces, coverups for the shy consumer, and solids. The swimsuits range in price from $26 – $40.

2. Nigeria: Singer Skales ties knot with model fiancée

Nigerian singer Raoul John Njeng-Njeng popularly known as Skales, has tied the knot with his fiancée, Hassanity. The traditional wedding between Skales and his bae took place on Saturday, May 1, 2021. The music star shared a video from the wedding on his Instagram page.

“SPECIAL DAY ALERT ? MY ATTITUDE BIGGER NOW .. LOVE ALWAYS MY BRO @harmonize_tz,” he captioned the video. Tanzanian music star Harmony was among the guests at the wedding ceremony.

Congratulations to the singer.

3. South Africa receives first batch of Pfizer vaccines


The first batch of Pfizer vaccines containing 325,260 doses arrived in South Africa shortly before midnight on Sunday amid strict security measures, health minister Zweli Mkhize said in a statement. He mentioned on arrival that the entire batch was transported initially to a central warehouse while they sent samples to the National Control Laboratory for quality assurance. After clearance, they intend to distribute it to the various provinces.

Regarding the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the department has received communication that the doses awaiting dispatch in Gqeberha are expected to be released around the middle of May.

4. Ghana: Gyakie is the first African singer to join Spotify’s global Equal’s music program

Spotify recently unveiled its EQUAL hub in celebration of International Women’s Day. On the heels of this launch, the leader in all things audio will now extend its global commitment to fostering equity for women in music with its new EQUAL Music Program.

Spotify’s inaugural class of EQUAL artists kicking off the program includes Ghanaian Afrobeats & Afro-fusion singer Gyakie, who is the first African creator to be selected for the program. The 20-year-old singer who recently released her debut EP “Seed” has not only gained popularity in Ghana but in Nigeria and Kenya, where her single “Forever” is a chart-topping fan favorite, with its remix featuring Omah Lay not far behind.

5. Lewis Hamilton wins Portuguese Grand Prix after spectacular overtakes

Lewis Hamilton fought back to pass both Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen for a brilliant victory in the Portuguese Grand Prix. The seven-time champion fell to third as Verstappen’s Red Bull overtook him at a restart after an early safety car. But he passed Verstappen four laps later and then hunted down and did the same to his Mercedes team-mate before moving on to control the race. The win gives Hamilton an eight-point championship lead over Verstappen.

It was a statement race for Hamilton, who has moved on to 97 career Grand Prix victories, and a clear demonstration of his unquenched desire to secure a world record for eighth world title this year. But he missed out on the point for the fastest lap after both Verstappen and Bottas pitted for fresh tires to chase it in the closing laps.

Cover photo credit: Instagram – citygirls

Our Week Day News Digest brings you a summary of five of the hottest news topics across the world––including celebrity news from Nollywood to Hollywood, the latest trending global headlines from American reports to top African news today, and the best sports stories in 2021. 

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