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    What Jack Sparrow means to Rayce has nothing to do with Pirates Of the Carribean or Johnny Depp. For Rayce Jack Sparrow would be another word with which to refer to a bedroom gangster and title of his latest single, which has become an anthem. Rayce who is currently on tour shares a little about himself, Jack Sparrow and the making of the hit single.

    THE BOMB: We know pretty little about you tell us about yourself
    RAYCE: My name is Kingsely Irase Amoni and I am from Edo state.Grew up in lagos state Nigeria…wat else?lol

    THE BOMB: When did music start for you?
    RAYCE: I started music professionally about 10 yrs ago

    THE BOMB: What philosophy drives your passion
    RAYCE: Do unto others what you will love to be done back to you

    THE BOMB: You are something of a genius, I gather
    RAYCE: I really can’t say that about myself,I just find myself doing what I love doing and that’s creating music

    THE BOMB: Can you describe the process of making your hit single Jack Sparrow
    RAYCE: Actually,the song just came as a joke,was listening to the beat wen my friend (Morell) and my manager walked in and persuaded me to work on it and the rest is history

    THE BOMB: What was your day job before Music?
    RAYCE: Music

    THE BOMB: Describe your influences/ What are your influences
    RAYCE: my influences are God,my mood and my mentor 2face Idibia

    THE BOMB: Any romantic relationship?
    RAYCE: Yes

    THE BOMB: What is your daily routine?
    RAYCE: If I don’t have to travel, you will always find me at home working

    THE BOMB: Can you tell us what it is like to be a Jack Sparrow
    RAYCE: Being a jack sparrow to me is being myself.lol

    THE BOMB: Can we have tips on being jack sparrow
    RAYCE: If u want to be one, you have to be sleek with your women.basically that’s its

    — 8 months ago
    REVIEW: ANTICIPATING BADDEST GUY EVER LIVETH

    Olamide took a bow facing a thrilled crowd of UNILAG students after an Energetic performance of “Eni Duro” at Moremi Hall. Back then, Before he was badoo, Before he became the baddest guy ever liveth, Olamide was just another rapper waiting for the big break. He was different though. While a bunch of rappers talk of the life they wanna live (which they never live), Olamide chose to speak of the life of an Average Lagos boy trying to make it
    out the Hood in Bariga. It turns out his story was our story too, What we call ”REALNESS” in Hip Hop.
        Is Olamide the realest rapper out there? Of course he is. His latest singles are his realest yet. “Durosoke” and ”Stupid Love” are street anthems ! I bet my left kidney they are on your playlist. His new works are laced with comic, satiric, real lyrics. This line cracks me up: “Oju to ti ri Olosho to n se Usher” (Eyes that have seen rachet hoes ushering at a church). How real can a nigga get?
    He is adored by people of every class something only few artist can pull off. In the mechanics of Hip-Hop rapping in a local dialect streamlines your audience and could hamper a rappers chance of going mainstream. In Olamide’s case he beat the odds. As you can see Olamide don Blow! He dropped his Album Art and release date  (7/11/2013) to his sophomore album (Baddest Guy Ever Liveth) a few days back and I’m looking to pre-order. We can’t wait. There will be surprises but overall we know what to expect;realness and more
    realness. Our predictions on how the album would fare on the chats and in copies sold are quite positive. This Ablum should raise standards in the industry. It would cement Olamide’s frontliner position in the Rap Game. We expect it to top charts and break a record in copies sold.
       This nigga has made his mark on the Game. I’m guessing at Moremi Hall about three years back when he had the crowd wondering who he was he knew they’d find out this soon. The thirst of his ambition and the hunger in his eyes that evening told a story. A story we now know as the Life, time and reign of the Baddest Guy ever liveth. And the story continues.

    — 10 months ago
    #4 Fashion brands making waves and style: Belucci

    You would appreciate the creative and marketing prowess of Belucci.  Not every streetwear brands combine class and casual as Belucci does. The brand would always be remembered for how it made a name for itself in a short period of time. People who have been spotted in Belucci include Wizkid and Adams(soundcity). You can connect with Belucci and see all they have in stock . @belucci_ibf

    — 10 months ago
    #4 Fashion brands making waves and style: Moze Apparel

    Moze Apparel has made a mark in mainstream streetwear league. The brand is fast becoming an integral part of our pop culture making it to many music videos. As a brand Moze apparel has celeb clients like Skales and Praise.

    — 10 months ago
    #4 Fashion brands making waves and style: REVOLUTION

    Revolution has been around for a while now. The brand has survived the years through ingenious designs and sticking to quality. What started as a streetwear brand has branched out into other stylish Items which include blazers and shirts. Revolution has maintained a style that its clients respect it for

    — 10 months ago
    #4 Fashion brands making waves and style: BOBBY CLOTHINGS

    Bobby Clothing is fast growing, gathering a number of satisfied clients. The brand specializes in Shirts, traditional wears and pants for men. Bobby clothing run by versatile designer, Eedris, combines simplicity and creativity in its style direction. You should check out more of what Bobby has on his shelf follow him @EedrizBC

    — 10 months ago
    Fashion is ever evolving and dynamic. When it comes to fashion we have had the biggest names in this city, the centre of excellence. These big names have shaped fashion as we know it until now. New fashion is fashion in the hands of this generation, fashion in the hands of Funmi Allison and Swanky Jerry.
Funmi Allison, model and fashion designer, just launched her majesty collection under her label Ilektra. She wowed us. With a diverse modeling portfolio and her unique fashion designs (You should see what she does to fabric), Funmi has contributed a great deal to new fashion.
Celebrity stylist and designer, Swanky Jerry of swanky signature, in 13 months has created a fascinating clientele that boasts of big names in nollywood.  As Tonto dikeh’s personal stylist he is responsible for her style and has made Tonto the red carpet queen we’ve been seeing lately.
In this piece THE BOMB interviews Funmi (@Lionessallison) and Swanky (swankyjerry1) , the “New” in new fashion. 

                                              

    Fashion is ever evolving and dynamic. When it comes to fashion we have had the biggest names in this city, the centre of excellence. These big names have shaped fashion as we know it until now. New fashion is fashion in the hands of this generation, fashion in the hands of Funmi Allison and Swanky Jerry.

    Funmi Allison, model and fashion designer, just launched her majesty collection under her label Ilektra. She wowed us. With a diverse modeling portfolio and her unique fashion designs (You should see what she does to fabric), Funmi has contributed a great deal to new fashion.

    Celebrity stylist and designer, Swanky Jerry of swanky signature, in 13 months has created a fascinating clientele that boasts of big names in nollywood.  As Tonto dikeh’s personal stylist he is responsible for her style and has made Tonto the red carpet queen we’ve been seeing lately.

    In this piece THE BOMB interviews Funmi (@Lionessallison) and Swanky (swankyjerry1) , the “New” in new fashion. 

                                                  

    — 10 months ago

                                  FUNMI ALLISON (@lionessallison)

    THE BOMB: How long have you been in the fashion industry as a model and fashion designer?

      FUNMI:    As a model I’ve been in the industry 9years, as a fashion designer, 2yrs and half

    THE BOMB: With those years behind you, How are you feeling now?

      FUNMI:   I feel great especially with the future looking even better

    THE BOMB: With this whole globalized, democratic fashion world where everything is now about newness and the instant- How have you tried to remain relevant and fresh?

      FUNMI:   I remain myself to remain relevant and I do my research to remain fresh.

    THE BOMB: Ilektra Fashion has moved from being a fledgling brand to an experienced one how has the journey been?

    FUNMI: Very gutting! Its gone from being nerve wrecking to me feeling absolutely ecstatic about a finished garment to nerve wrecking again and the whole circle.

    THE BOMB: You have recently launched Ilektra Fashion’s summer/springtime collection “Majesty”, Tell us of the process of making these collection and what has driven the designs in the collection.

    FUNMI: The process isn’t really different from the usual , I get inspired, I sketch , make patterns or drape , then sew.The collection Majesty was inspired by psalm 93 ” the Lord reigneth , He’s clothed with Majesty” it made me want to create something for royals and every woman should feel like royalty.

     THE BOMB: How do you manage being a model and fashion designer?

    FUNMI:  There’s nothing to manage really, I live a minute at a time, God gives me strength and I embrace it, so when I myself wonder how I do it? I just thank God.

    THE BOMB: You have such an excellent figure, how do you stay in shape? Any routines?

    FUNMI: I eat good food, try to drink a lot of water and I never deprive myself of sleep unless there’s a really steaming party somewhere I have to be :)

    THE BOMB: How can you describe the philosophy that drives your designs?

    FUNMI: You know its funny you mentioned “philosophy” everyone claims to have a philosophy they live by. I don’t, I know what I think is good and what I think is bad, which is very important because whatever decisions we make in life is based on knowing these things, so if good works you? Good for you, if bad works , good for you! But the truth is, no one really knows what to expect from life, so I , even as a child had always lived in the moment and the philosophy (ies) that best suits me at that time, this is the same thing that guards my work and its rarely a philosophy driving my designs.

    THE BOMB: I feel there is something up your sleeves, can you tell us what to expect next from Funmi Allison

    FUNMI: I don’t even know what to expect from me. Don’t get me wrong I have plans and projects I’m working on and they’re huge, so just keep an open mind and crossed fingers.

     THE BOMB: You inspire and lead a new generation of fashionistas they’d love it if you gave them a some advice.

    FUNMI:  First, I really pray and hope I inspire young hardworking youths not fashionistas. My advice is, before you make any decisions, breathe, you’re the best advisor of yourself, read and pray always.

    THE BOMB: How do you relax?

    FUNMI: My work is relaxing, there’s a serene feeling at the end of a perfectly finished garment, and sometimes I just run away to an island, the ocean speaks to me :)

     THE BOMB: Give us an overview of your portfolio in the fashion industry (modelling and Fashion)

    FUNMI: I can’t remember all the jobs I’ve done as a model but I know at the top of my head I’ve done over 30 TVC/Billboard/Calender in the 9yr period , I was face of coca cola in four african countries for 2yrs , I recently did the Konga.com billboard, I’ve done TVC for skye Bank , Zain (now airtel) , I was Miss Edo MBGN 2010 and so on. As a fashion designer I’ve worked with Exquisite magazine making dresses for their ELOY awards ushers and styling some of their staffs, I style Vina Longpet of BBA and Beverly Osu as well. I recently also got an invite from RGP , to view some collections at the NYFW.

     THE BOMB: How old are you and how does it feel to be young and in-charge?

    FUNMI: I’ll be 24 in November and I don’t feel young at all! Okay that was a joke, and it feels absolutely fantastic, especially when I see the look on peoples face when they hear my age and know all that I do.

     THE BOMB: Are there any fashion designers and models that you really respect and admire?

    FUNMI: I respect everyone who works hard, not sure if I can name a model I look up to or admire but for a fashion designer I’d say Late Sir Charles Frederick Worth of House Of Worth as he is the Father of Couture. Google him :)

    THE BOMB: Tell us of the ups and downs in your career so far

    FUNMI:  So many, I don’t know where to start! The most important thing is I rise above all and I’m smiling at the end

    THE BOMB: Do you ever see yourself going from modeling and Fashion into,say, acting

    FUNMI : I don’t

    — 10 months ago