Celebrating Nigerian Born International Rap Star Wale; Plus Jason Derulo and Alfonso Ribeiro!
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Celebrating Nigerian Born International Rap Star Wale; Plus Jason Derulo and Alfonso Ribeiro!

Yvonne Williams

Wale

Reveling in the joy of being a dad, chilling with fellow celebs and gracing stages all over the world, popular American Nigerian rapper Olubowale Victor Akintimehin aka Wale is living the life indeed.

The artist rose to prominence with his song, “Dig Dug (Shake It) after being discovered by Mark Ronson.” His debut album was called Attention Deficit and produced singles like “Pretty Girls.”

Wale is one of the strongest players in Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group.

The star has collaborated with big time international stars; Kid Cudi, Dj Khaled, Big Sean, The Game, Mario, Wiz Khalifa, Tyga, Nas, Jadakiss, French Montana, Future, Fabolous, Mac Miller, Drake, Rick Ross, Meek Mill and a host of others.

Most recently, he appeared on a remix of Rick Ross’ “No Games” single

The US based artist welcomed his first child , a baby girl with his longtime girlfriend Chloe Alexis in July.

He turns 32.

Jason Derulo

Touring the world and launching his mens apparel/shoe line, Jason Derulo is one busy man.

Born Jason Joel Desrouleaux, Jason hit the limelight with the release of his double-Platinum hit, ‘Whatcha Say.’

He has written songs for artists like Birdman.

He reportedly began writing songs for Diddy and Danity Kane when he was sixteen.

He released his second album, Future History, in 2011 and it reached #1 on the UK R&B Charts.

Jason sparked major controversy when his long-term relationship with Jordin Sparks hit the rocks in 2014.

He earned his first opportunity in the music industry by writing and producing songs for Lil Wayne’s record label.

Jason Durelo turns 27.

Alfonso Ribeiro


Popular actor best known for playing the role of Carlton Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air alongside Will Smith.

Later on he hosted the popular GSN game show Catch 21 as well as ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos. He also won the 19th season of Dancing With the Stars with his partner Witney Carson.

Alfonso began his career at age 8, appearing on a PBS show titled Oye Ollie and also appeared in a commercial for Pepsi with Michael Jackson.

Recently he joined the Kellogg’s factory.

He was married to Robin Stapler from 2002 to 2006. During their marriage they welcomed a daughter named Sienna. In 2012 he married Angela Unkrich and together they have two children.

He turns 45.

Here’s saying happy birthday to the celebs.

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