Memphis Depay, a talented and succesfull footbal player of Olympique Lyon released a track with rapper Winne. A very soulful and touching song called Akwaaba wich means ‘welcome’ in Ghanaian. With this track Memphis went back to his roots in Ghana. The trip became a spiritual journey for him which was documented by Fox Sports. The proceeds of the song Akwaaba is for the Memphis foundation.
Ever since the #MeToo movement had peaked last year with women and men coming forward with their stories of sexual harassment. It seems that everyone has their own story of harassment and that’s the sad part.
Last night boxer Anthony Joshua knocked out his opponent Alexander Povetkin and defended his WBA-IBF-WBO world heavyweight championship. In a 12 round match in a sold out Wembley stadium, Povetkin proved to be a challenging match for AJ. In the first round Povetkin even gave Anthony a blow to his face which resulted in a bloody nose. But Anthony remained cool, calm and collective, giving the fans a match worth watching.
I know Halima Aden as a fashion model. The first to ever grace the cover of fashion magazines wearing her hijab with pride. But just like any human being there is more than meets the eye. Halima Aden, a black muslim Somali-American from Kenya. (Talk about diversity!)