Monday, February 12, 2007

Liya Kebede and Chamillionaire at the 2007 Grammy's

Liya Kebede
'Estee Lauder' spokesmodel and former Victoria's Secret model Liya Kebede walked the red carpet at the Grammy's in a all black ensemble.
*click to enlarge.*
Speaking of Estee Lauder a new face for the brand has been named.
"Hilary Rhoda, who will be featured in advertising campaigns beginning August 2007, will join Estee Lauder`s current models Elizabeth Hurley, Carolyn Murphy, Liya Kebede, Gwyneth Paltrow and Anja Rubik, who will continue to represent the brand in various global advertising campaigns." [Source]

Caroline Murphy, Elizabeth Hurley, and Liya Kebede
Pictured above is Caroline Murphy, Elizabeth Hurley and Liya Kebede for Estee Lauder. {In 2003, Kebede was named the newest face of Estée Lauder cosmetics, the first person of color to serve as their representative in the company's 57-year history. Liya also Has a 3 million dollar a year for 3 years deal with Estee Lauder.}
Liya Kebede, who born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has a self-named foundation (Liya Kebede foundation for Mothers and Children), which can visit at
Below is Liya's Vogue magazine covers in Spanish and Italian,
Liya Kebede many Vogue magazine covers
Liya Kebede on American Vogue.
Liya Kebede on American Vogue
Liya with her husband, Kassy, and son, Suhul.
Liya Kebede with her husband and son
Chamillionaire rocked a black tux on the red carpet. He represented Naija to the fullest at the Grammy's.
Chamillionaire poses with the award for best rap performance by a duo or group for 'Ridin.' [photo credit: Kevork Djansezian] *click to enlarge.*

Watch Chamillionaire's Grammy-winning single, 'Ridin.'

If you can't see the embedded video above, then watch 'Ridin' [here]


Miss Chi Chi said...

That's pure Afro star power right there! They're making it happen! I'm glad some of these Africans are making the rest look great :)

wienna said...

R u serious? D guy hasn't even declared it himself yet dat he's naija na. Na just pure rumours dey circulate round. Until he does so, i can't believe, mba nnu.

Miss Chi Chi said...

I thought Nas was Naija until I got a message that he wasn't...

Ne-Yo was Naija for awhile until he cleared it up on CL.COM