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Fully committed to and also recognized as one of the greatest players in the history of the game of basketball, Kobe Bean Bryant was an American professional basketball player nicknamed Black Mamba. A shooting guard, Bryant entered the National Basketball Association directly from high school.

The name Koby Bryant is synonymous with success. He was successful with his basketball career and everyone loves him for that. He was ambitious and successful in his field.

Winning five NBA Championships, was an 18-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All NBA Team, a 12-time member of the All-Defensive Team, was named the 2008 NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) and was a two-time NBA Finals MVP winner.

These statistics are incredible considering that he played out his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers

At the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics he won two gold medals as a member of the U. S national basketball team.

Bryant avoiding a collision in a game against China at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

He was the youngest of three children and only son of the son of a formal NBA player Joe Bryant, and later became widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Kobe Bryant was born August 23, 1978, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

He became a prospect when he attended Lower Merion High School and was recognized as the top high-school basketball player in the country.

Charlotte Hornets selected him as the 13th pick in the 1996 NBA Draft and was later traded to Lakers. He was a sensation, spending his entire career playing for the Lakers through injuries and winning personal and team trophies.

Bryant retired with 14,481 missed shots after the 2015/16 season.

Both numbers he wore during his career, 8 and 24, were retired by the Lakers on December 18, 2017.

At 34 years and 104 days of age, Bryant became the youngest player in league history to reach 30,000 career points. He became the all-time leading scorer in Lakers franchise history on February 1, 2010, surpassing Jerry West. Bryant was also the first guard in NBA history to play at least 20 seasons.

During his playing days, he nicknamed himself Black Mamba in the mid-2000s, relating to the eponymous snake’s ability to strike with 99% accuracy at maximum speed, in rapid succession, and the name was adopted by the public.

Black Mamba – Reputable for taking shots in the closing moments of a tight game.

Reuters called him “arguably the best player of his generation”

While both Sporting News and TNT named him their NBA player of the decade for the 2000s.

In 2008 and again in 2016, ESPN ranked him the second-greatest shooting guard of all time after Jordan.

Players including Kevin Durant, Dirk Nowitzki, Dwayne Wade, and Derrick Rose called Bryant their generation’s version of Jordan.

The Press-Enterprise described Bryant as “maybe the greatest Laker in the organization’s history”.

He was the Lakers’ all-time leading scorer, and his five titles are tied for the most in franchise history.

According to Forbes, Bryant’s net worth was estimated at $350 million in 2016, ranking him #10 on the Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid athletes.


  • Off-court…
    • In November 1999, Bryant met then Vanessa Laine now Vanessa Bryant. They married on April 18, 2001. They have four children together and they are all girls.
    • Bryant was multilingual. He was fluent in English, Italian and Spanish.
    • In 2018, he won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for his 2017 film Dear Basketball.

Funeral services…

Bryant was killed, along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others, in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California

On February 7, Kobe and Gianna Bryant were buried in a private funeral in Pacific View Memorial Park in the Corona del Mar neighborhood of Newport Beach, California.

A memorial service will be held on February 24, 2020, at the Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles.

It’s @SergioRamos on Twitter

PHYSICALLY STRONG, WINS AERIAL BALLS DUE TO HIS ELEVATION AND HEADING ACCURACY. His timing is great with his head; so he can save a goal with his head and he can score goals with his head. He has a thing for last minute goals, winning matches for his side. Sergio Ramos is a household name in the Real Madrid and Spain defending department, putting him on the map of world football as one of the best defenders of all time.

“The first priority of a defender is to defend. Not to score goals as that’s the job of the players in front. The most important thing is to keep a clean sheet, and if after that you can score goals that’s even better and would make you a different player.”

Sergio Ramos

Before we get into all that, here are other interesting things about him to appreciate his personality..

He very important for his teams and have the honor of doubling as the captain for both the Spanish national and Real Madrid teams respectively.

Sergio Ramos Garcia was born in Camas, Sevilla in Spain on March 30, 1986. Stayed with both parents, an elder brother -who would became his manager, and his younger sister.

He is a professional Spanish football player, currently playing for the Spain national team and Real Madrid as Center Back. Occasionally playing Right Back, he earned his name as a household one.

“Sergio, its the captain, its the first name on the team sheet. He’s the guy that everybody wants on their team because they know that if all things fail, he’s the guy that going to find a way to win.”

He developed his career growing through the ranks of the Spainish U17, U19 & the U21. He’s currently the captain of the national team.

He also grew through the Sevilla B and the Sevilla senior team, making a total of 65 appearance for the team and later joining the Real Madrid team. He’s currently the captain of Real Madrid.

In the summer of 2005, Real Madrid came calling, knocking on Sevilla’s doors, and he was purchased for 27 million -a record for a Spanish teenager.

“He has a very good charisma, in our opinion, he’s the best defender in the world who scores a lot of important goals.

TOUZANI (STREET FOOTBALLER)

He has been instrumental for his teams, thus, earning him the captaincy. Among countless of other trophies, he has won 4 La Ligas, 3 UEFA Champions League, and the 2010 World Cup. Those are some pretty insane stats.

Remember the famous standoff involving Messi and himself, during one of football’s oldest clashes between Barcelona and Real Madrid dubbed El Classico

“He has a very good character, sometimes a very bad one, but its good to have someone in your team to really stands for something and if there’s a problem, he stands there like a boss.”

TOUZANI (STREET FOOTBALLER)
He received his matching orders for this tackle on Mo Salah during the UCL Final between Real Madrid & Liverpool, 2018

Enough with the intro, let’s go straight into the main reason for featuring him today..

So, Ramos is famous for a variety of reasons.He has received the most yellow cards in La Liga and the Champions League. He has received the most red cards in La Liga history.

Despite being a great player, not everybody likes him. He is the embodiment of an alpha male…, bad traits and all. Often regarded as the ballsiest player in the world.

Known for playing at the World Cup finals and winning it…playing at the following finals: the UEFA Champions League, International Cup, Spanish Cup, Supercopa de Espana, etc. Married to Pilar Rubio, the sexiest woman in the world (2008 and 2009 by the Spanish edition of the FHM magazine) and they have 3 children together. Its also clear to see his love for tattoos, but we’re in for his hairstyles in this article.

His individual awards include: La Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year, 2005. UEFA Defender of the Season, 2017/18. La Liga Best Defender, 2011-2017. FIFA Club World Cup Golden Boot, 2014 and despite his position as a defender, he has scored 107 goals.

Net. Worth is over $60 million

Ramos is widely regarded as one of the best defenders of his generation, and has also received praise for his passing and goal scoring capabilities.

Wikipedia

If there’s one thing to be noticed about him on a match day, during a press meeting/ conference, or even a day in his life, is undoubtedly his haircuts.

Despite being a soccer player, his name always appear in fashion columns due to his thick, luscious hair. He does his haircut in an exceptional way which attracts interest from many men globally, even us at AFFAIRS. His haircuts are diverse and never ashamed to be spotted with different hairstyles on his head. This makes him a king of hairstyles and people are eager to see his next style.

He’s haircuts are those you can never miss as soon as you see him.

If you’re a fun of great hairstyles, then you’re at the right place. Let’s have a look at some of the best Sergio Ramos haircuts..

Sergio Ramos, great guy, great defender!

Sergio Ramos, great guy, great defender!

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Trey Songz

Whether it’s his smile or songs..if your birthday is 28th November, then you celebrate it with no other celeb than Trey Songz. 

@treysongz

He’s an American singer, songwriter and actor and is known in real life as Tremaine Aldon Neverson. Grew up with his mother, April and younger brother Forrest. Comes from Petersburg, Virginia, same as other singer, Chris Brown, where he was raised as a military brat by his mum and stepfather. Nothing is known of his biological father. 


After graduating Petersburg High School in 2002, he moved to New Jersey to begin recording his debut album, though recording didn’t actually begin until 2003. 


He never attended college. 


While still recording his debut album in 2004, Songz released multiple mixtapes under the alias Prince of Virginia. 

He possesses a tenor vocal range. 


“His debut album, I Gotta Make It was released on July 26, 2005. It debuted at #20 on the Billboard 200, selling 40,000 copies in its first week of sale.”

Wikipedia
  • Albums:
    • Here are the list of all his albums at the time of publication of this blog following in this order; I Gotta Make It, Trey Day (Oct 2, 2007), Ready (Aug 31, 2009), Passion, Pain & Pleasure (Sept 14, 2010) & Trigga (July 1, 2014).
    • On Nov 28, 2011, Songz released his Inevitable EP to prepare for the release of his fifth studio album, Chapter V, which Atlantic Records subsequently released in August 21, 2012.
    • On November 28, 2018, he released two surprising mixtapes 11 & 28 in celebration of his 34th birthday
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  • Hits
    • He has hits like oh Na Na, Heart Attack, Bottoms up ft Nicky Minaj, Successful ft Drake & Lil Wayne, etc.
    • Because of his hard work, he has received nominations for various award schemes such as the Grammys, BET Awards, Teen Choice Awards and there like.
  • Movies
    • In July 2011, he was a cast in Texas Chainsaw 3D as Ryan the male lead role which was released on January 4, 2013 & as Sonny in Blood Brothers in 2018.

His music is generally R&B, and occasionally displays his ability to blend with hip hop while still maintaining a production of songs that evoke emotions and vary in subject matters that revolve around the appreciation of women.

Stimulation of club rave-ups, Fandy of lust and chronicling the highs and lows of love and relationships.

He’s been dating throughout his life. He got involved in lots of serious relationships. He is known and rumored to have dated several ladies including Keri Hilson, Ciara, Mila J, Khloé Kardashian, Lauren London and Lori Harvey. 

Trey Songz and son, Noah spotted at a basketball game, 2019

In May 2019, Songz announced the birth of his first child, a son named Noah born April 20. He’s seen everywhere with him.

Loves sports and is spotted playing basketball mostly with his junior brother Forrest as well as Chris Brown and some other friends. He plays American football too.

@kanesongz

Find Songz on various social media platforms such as Instagram @treysongz and on his website http://www.treysongz.com

He has a pet dog @kanesongz

  • Tattoos
    • Showing his love for tattoos, he has a number of them mostly covering his upper body. Each link is special to him, he says. He’s first tattoo was at age 17 and was inspired by Tupac.

On his right arm he has a cross with a quote and it says “Only God Can Judge Me.” He figured including religion in is ink would please his mom, but she was “still mad.”

His favorite tat is a prayer that he wrote on his left chest, “To God I pray may April’s showers rain on her Forrest and grow the strength that started with one Rose.” 

  • Net worth
    • “Since the beginning of his career, he has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry. As of 2019, Trey Songz’s net worth is about $12 million.”
  • House & Cars
    • His property takes in mountain views and includes a 7,800-square-foot main house, a 900-square-foot guesthouse, a tennis court and an orchard. He bought 1977 Chevy Monte Carlo as his first car. Owns a 2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG. At age 12, he learned to drive in his grandfather’s taxi

The following is part of an interview on Interludes Live: The Trey Songz Edition..with Smokey Fontaine as the host.

Smokey Fontaine: You’ve been successful, tell me what you think about where you are right now.

Trey Songz: My career is one thing, ..my career comes before me, but my family comes before my career. I am a role model, I am uhh…, the… closest thing to a father figure to most of the young men and women in my family.


…..


Smokey Fontaine:  …you have the family in your hands as you said…

Trey Songz: ..I’m the one everybody come to. There’s not many people I can go to. 

Smokey Fontaine: ..that must be kinda lonely at times, right? ..you watch everybody else be good and then….who’s looking out for you?….

Trey Songz: Yeah it becomes very lonely at times. Uhm, and sometimes I don’t even know how to be alone. You know, like, am so used to being around so many people….I got an assistant, rob manager, digital manager, two bodyguards, a got my homeboy, I got the girl am with today, I got the girl am with tomorrow, I got the girl I love but I don’t wanna be with ‘cos I’m scared.


Trey Songz is our favourite artist on so many other levels. The next time you making downloads, don’t forget to download some of his songs and enjoy. Enjoy..


GHMW’19 @ghanamenswearweek

GHMW’19 is annual fashion event which seeks to promote and project fashion in Ghana and the world at large.

This year’s event was dubbed #thestylemanexperience , where fashion designers used mainly male and some female models to showcase some more of their designs to seated guests and cameramen of various media house, both local and international.

“The event was successful and was optimistic for next year’s edition and hoped for the best for the future.”

@therealnanamensah, CEO and Founder, GHMW

The event was held in July at the International Trade Fair Center, La – Accra. Showcasing designers included, @serwaahh_, @zbenjafrica, @jayrayfashion, @ibrahim_fernandez, @studiomadoch_, @abrantiethegentleman, @briwireduah, @srokghana.


“JENNI FROM THE BLOCK” – @diztinuvi

Matinu Adaaja professionally known as Tinuvi is a Winneba-based afro pop singer, model and actress.


@diztinuvi

Her passion for music was inspired earlier in her childhood by Celine Dion.

Tinuvi is a natural born entertainer whose finesse transcends music.
This beautiful songstress is currently more focused on her first love which is music and she’s poised to make her mark local and internationally with her larger than life persona and soulful voice.

@diztinuvi

“You can follow @diztinuvi on Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter.”

Be one of the first to check the links below to listen to her new single, MEDO which features ENI DE ENI (mixed by Noiid Nevs).

Link to get songs on: https://song.link/d/699972332
https://www.deezer.com/fr/album/101092652
https://music.amazon.com/albums/B07TDQYMWZ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5m4ak0HYWHM
https://geo.itunes.apple.com/gh/album/medo-feat-eni-de-eni/1469582332