Kendell Jenner always looks nothing short of stunning, but she truly dazzled as she made an appearance in New York on Friday – even if she did come close to flashing a little a lot more than bargained for.
The reality star, who has been taking New York by storm during fashion week, dressed to impress as she launched a new Estee Lauder fragrance at Macy’s.
Kendall took centre stage in a striking wrap-around red dress which was nipped in at the waist with a wide leather belt.
With a deep split in the middle, the reality star wasn’t leaving much to the imagination and almost came close to showing off too much as she posed with her hands in her pockets on the small stage.
Despite the potential for a little awkwardness, the natural beauty was still a picture of perfection as she smiled and waved to the throng of fans who were there to get an autograph.
The model was flaunting her incredibly long and very lean legs as she posed for pictures before the show kicked off.
Sat near Vogue head honcho Anna Wintour and the magazine’s Creative Director Grace Coddington, Kendall could later be seen laughing as she waited for the models to appear.
Blaqbonez disappointed over Wizkid’s comment on rappers
Blaqbonez, the Nigerian artiste, says he is “disappointed” over Wizkid‘s controversial comment about rappers in Africa.
Wizkid has been in the news since last week over his scathing criticism of rap music which he dismissed as “boring” and “dead”.
In an interview, Wizkid stated that he doesn’t listen to rap, suggesting rappers have failed to adapt to change.
“Afrobeats is the new pop. I sold two million copies in America off of one song! Even some American artists don’t have a diamond record. If I’m being honest, I don’t listen to any other genre of music anymore,” he said.
His comment attracted a chorus of condemnation from a number of indigenous hip-hop artistes and fans of rap music.
MI Abaga appeared to have countered Wizkid, saying rap is “still on the rise”.
Oladips, the fast-rising rapper, also called out the ‘Ojuelegba’ crooner, asking him if he has ever helped any rapper.
Still unsatisfied, the ‘Bad To Me’ crooner later took to his Snapchat on Saturday to describe Nigerian rappers as “broke boys”.
He also claimed Sarkodie, Nasty C, and Black Sheriff are the only rappers in Africa.
“Can’t believe y’all broke boys really thought Big Wiz will talk about y’all, wow! Y’all keep sending una popsy rap videos! I go dey watch maybe I fit help una mama life,” he wrote.
“Y’all not even rappers, Nasty C/ Sarkodie/ Black Sheriff are the only rappers in Africa. Y’all dumb f****s.”
Reacting via a lengthy Twitter post, Blaqbonez registered his disappointment with Wizkid over his comment.
“The last few days had me reflecting, looking back at how far I’ve come, the Wins and the Losses, whatever rap may or may not be, it got me this, everything I have, the cult-like fans who by far are the best part of everything,” he wrote.
“I said that to say I’m disappointed, everyone knows I’m a big Wizkid fan, maybe even a di*k rider on Twitter but rn I’m disappointed, I am, I can’t hide my emotions, I wasn’t even mad at the magazine article.
“Those are conversations I’ve even had behind the scenes. But the actions that followed can’t be defended, heavily degrading and undeserved but I’d keep doing my thing, carrying the most bashed and the most attacked genre on my back.
“Showing the world what a Nigerian rapper looks like. I’d keep dropping these hits, classic albums, selling out my shows, however far it takes me I’m good with it long as i can feed my family.”
‘Davido will never do this’ — Uche Ogbodo berates Wizkid over criticism of rap
Uche Ogbodo, the actress, has taken a swipe at Wizkid for saying rap is “dead and boring”.
Wizkid had in a recent interview spoken argued for the dominance of Afrobeats over other music genres.
The singer said he does not listen to rap music anymore because he no longer finds it interesting.
Wizkid also described the rap genre as “old, boring, tired and dead”.
His comment, however, did not sit well with many indigenous practitioners and fans of rap music.
In a lengthy Instagram post on Saturday, Ogbodo called out Wizkid, stating that he had no “loyalty” to his people.
She also said Nigerians don’t like each other, adding that Davido wouldn’t have said what Wizkid said.
“Wizkid was wrong! Too wrong! How could you say such about your people?” Ogbodo asked in Pidgin and English.
“No loyalty to your people! To your country, only selfishness is everywhere. Abeg make all of them gettat, this is not nice. All Nigerian rappers, y’all are the biggest and greatest, abeg. Justice for Naija rappers.”
In another post via her Instastory, Uche Ogbodo wrote: “How dare you? Davido would never do this lai lai.”
Among those who have countered Wizkid’s viewpoint on rap is MI Abaga who insisted the genre is on the rise”.
‘How many people have you helped?’ — Oladips counters Wizkid for saying ‘rap is dead’
Oladips, the fast-rising Nigerian rapper, has taken a swipe at Wizkid for saying “rap music is boring and dead”.
Wizkid had in a recent interview spoken about the dominance of Afrobeats over other music genres.
He also said he does not listen to rap music anymore because he no longer finds it interesting.
“I don’t listen to rap – that shit is boring to me. It’s dead now, it’s tired. These guys do the same shit, rap on the same beats and the same flows,” he had said.
“No disrespect to nobody. I don’t have anything against rap or any other type of music. I have a lot of rappers as friends, like a lot. So, I’m probably the wrong person to say this.”
His comment, however, did not sit well with many fans of the rap music industry.
Reacting in a video via his TikTok handle, Oladips countered the ‘Ojuelegba’ crooner’s claim that “rap is dead”.
In the cryptic video, the musician, born Oladipupo Oladimeji, asked Wizkid if he has ever helped any rapper before.
The rapper also mocked Wizkid’s choice of lyrics, describing him as “Mr she tell me say”.
‘Mr she tell me say’ woke up today and said hip hop is dead… If you’re feeling sleepy baba Bolu, please go back to bed… It’s time to call a spade a spade… because it’s rap music that took people like me to the level that I’m today,” he said.
“You should have asked before making a comment…when last did you f**king help the rappers, hope you can answer…if you don’t have anything motivating to contribute, maybe you should clear your hears with cutton bud because I am really good at rap music…”
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