Angélique Kidjo (born on July 14, 1960) is a Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter and activist from Benin that is well known for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos. She has been coined as the “Africa’s first Diva” by Time magazine.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim rose to fame in the Oscar Nominated film Hotel Rwanda playing George Rutugunda. This talented actor has an impressive list of credits and grew a huge fan base when he played the villain Colonel Dubaku in Fox’s series 24. He went on to play in many of Hollywood’s prime time TV shows and Blockbusters including X-Men: Wolverine and Pirates of the Caribbean. Now he is to star in STARZ much awaited new series, Michael Bay’s original Black Sails.
The Oklahoma City Thunder is certainly one of the top NBA Basketball team at the moment, featuring great and rising stars such as Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and our African player of the week: Serge Ibaka.
Lupita Nyong’o has been lighting up the entertainment news lately and she has just started to warm up. The amazing 30 year old Kenyan-Mexican actress and film director has been captivating the media industry lately with her American film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave as Patsey, for which she received critical acclaim.