ILoveMakonnen is a rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his hit song ‘Tuesday,’ with famous singer Drake, which was released in 2014 and became a viral success.
He has since released several albums and has collaborated with many famous artists in the music industry.
In addition to his solo work, ILoveMakonnen has collaborated with many famous artists, including Drake, Lil Peep, Gucci Mane, and Skrillex. He has also been featured in other artists’ popular songs and albums.
The rapper also became famous for claiming to be the first Gay hip-hop star. Here is what we know about iLoveMakonnen’s gay journey in the musical world.
ILoveMakonnen claimed to be the first gay rapper
ILoveMakonnen is openly gay. He has been open about his sexuality in his music and interviews and is a vocal advocate for LGBTQ rights and visibility.
By being open about his sexuality, ILoveMakonnen has helped to increase representation and visibility for LGBTQ people in the HipHop industry.
Since his surprise rise to fame in 2019 and the subsequent revelation that he was homosexual, Lil Nas X has positioned himself as a pioneer for the LGBTQ+ rap scene. However, iLoveMakonnen believes his significance may be neglected.
Photo of ILoveMakonnen (Source: Instagram)
On Monday, November 8, 2021, iLoveMakonnen tweeted a slew of assertions, reminding supporters that he popularized homosexuality through rap. “I started this gay shit,” he wrote in a now-deleted tweet, according to Hotnews HipHop.
The hip-hop star shared his news with a string of deleted tweets. He wrote, “As a fashion icon, I can’t tell u about everybody else’s closet, I can only tell u about mine, and it’s time I’ve come out.”
Furthermore, in an interview with Variety, the artist said, “People have told me that it did help — that it’s given them the freedom and confidence to come out. Hip-hop needs that. It has for too long flirted with the gay community while also hating on the gay community.”
“Openly gay people support hip-hop but openly gay people don’t get supported by the culture they support and help thrive. I want to be a voice and a face for those in the industry and outside the industry — to let them know that they can just ‘do you’.”
ILoveMakonnen collaborated with Yellow Trash Can for his ‘My Gril Trans’ track
ILoveMakonnen has collaborated with Portland-based duo Yellow Trash Can to release ‘My Girl Trans,’ a tune in which the Los Angeles-born recording artist raps about what makes his girl so unique over playful, sparkly instrumentation.
Makonnen has been slowly promoting his track on Instagram, praising the small group of creatives that collaborated to make it happen. The cover image features half of a happy face with freckles and a moon tattoo, with the other half made out of tasty fruits, flowers, butterflies, and other adorable doodles.
ILoveMakonnen has Belizean ancestry
ILoveMakonnen, whose birth name is Makonnen Kamali Sheran, was born on April 12, 1989, in South Los Angeles, California. He was named after Makonnen, the father of Ras Teferi, who became Emperor Haile Selassie I.
His father, a first-generation immigrant from Belize, worked as an electrician, while his mother was a nail instructor with over 30 years of experience in the beauty industry. Makonnen described himself as having African American, Indian, Irish, Belgian, German, and Chinese ancestry in an interview.
As a young boy, Makonnen grew up in Los Angeles before moving to Atlanta with his family at the age of 13 due to his parents’ divorce. During his final year of high school, he tragically lost a close friend.
Influenced by his grandmother, who was a professional opera singer, Makonnen was surrounded by music from a young age and went on to pursue a successful career in the music industry.
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Aisha Mian Tells All about Her Negative Experience with Chris Brown
A fan said, “y’all calling her a nobody but yet he WAS IN HER DMs.”
She cautiously made a reference to Brown’s continuous attempts to interact with her over the past two years when Osterberg questioned about the most famous person in her DMs.
Osterberg asked, “Who’s the most famous person your DM’s right now,” and Mian refused to say the person’s name on-camera but hinted the person was Brown.
She claimed that the R&B singer had gotten in touch with her again around two weeks ago, which piqued her interest in what would come up during their talk.
Mian chose to engage in the conversation despite his long-standing interest in her. Brown announced they should get together and claimed he was finally in the city.
Uncertain of his motivations, she gave a neutral response, proposing they meet up for a “chill vibe,” but she clarified that he shouldn’t expect anything more.
Brown’s response to her openness was far from mature; he implied that it was strange of her to bring up such boundaries and even uttered bad words toward her.
Unimpressed, Main responded that she merely expected him to behave adultably. Brown then attempted to redirect the conversation away from the awkward incident by asking about her favorite movie.
The singer seemed to be trying to change the subject, but Main opted not to reply. She added that he had messaged her once more, continuing to express interest in a movie night, but she decided to end the conversation there.
Fans’ reaction to Aisha Mian’s situation
As news of Mian’s situation spread quickly online, admirers from all around the world commented with their viewpoints. Tea pages widely shared the video on social media networks, causing it to spread swiftly.
One fan shared their viewpoint, saying, “even if its just entertaining, its so weird, it being chris brown out of all ppl. i wouldve blocked that dude in a milisecond.”
Fans’ reaction to Aisha Mian’s situation. (Source: Instagram)
Another said, “So you’re all blaming her for him being dramatic. It’s not her fault men can’t take no and move on respectfully.”
The third comment read, “She literally just wanted to know what he would say, she knew she wasn’t interested. y’all calling her a nobody but yet he WAS IN HER DMs.”
Who is Aisha Mian? A look at her
Mian is a well-known social media influencer who is most known for being one-half of the wildly successful twin TikTok duet known as the MianTwins on TikTok.
Main and her twin sister Azra, who were both born on February 26, 2001, started their journey to fame at a young age.
They made their first move by starting the MianTwins YouTube channel in January 2014, where they share their fashion knowledge, provide outfit suggestions, and discuss beauty regimens.
The MianTwins attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, but they ultimately decided to leave after only one year.
Their decision was motivated by a need to fully dedicate themselves to their developing social media professions.
Jasmine Goode and Girlfriend Melissa Marie Gets New Matching Tattoos – Look At Their Dating Life
Jasmine Goode and her girlfriend Melissa Marie took their relationship to new heights.
Fans first got to know Jasmine Goode on Season 21 of The Bachelor and Season 4 of Bachelor in Paradise.
Goode’s quest for love on the show didn’t quite work out as she had potentially planned, but her love life unexpectedly turned off-screen.
It was in the real world that the reality TV star found the love she had been searching for all along with her girlfriend, Melissa Marie.
Jasmine Goode and her girlfriend Melissa Marie get new matching tattoos. (Source: Instagram)
Goode and Marie have been together for the past two years, and the pair often share glimpses into their relationship via Instagram.
Recently, the 36-year-old television actress took their commitment to a whole new level by getting matching tattoos with her girlfriend, Marie.
A few weeks back, she teased fans with a peek of Marie getting a tattoo on her Instagram Story. Another Instagram Story showed the pair showing off their new tattoo while they hid the design.
However, last week, Goode finally revealed their new tattoo, showing a branch with three leaves tattooed in the same spot on their forearms, writing, “Enjoying the little things in life.”
Jasmine Goode and Melissa Marie have been dating for 2 years
Goode and Marie have been in a relationship for two years, since 2021. Their love story began after Goode’s appearance on Nick Viall’s season of The Bachelor, where she didn’t find love but ultimately found it off-screen with her girlfriend Marie.
While the details of how they first crossed paths remain unknown to the world, their love has been on full display as they’ve walked several red carpets together as a couple.
For instance, on December 9, 2021, they walked the red carpet together at Katie Welch and Jordan Kuker’s 8th Annual Winter Wonderland Toys for Tots Charity Event.
A close look at Jasmine Goode’s girlfriend Melissa Marie
Goode’s girlfriend, Marie, is a private person who prefers to stay away from the glitz and glamour of the entertainment industry.
Unlike Goode, Marie doesn’t seem to be associated with reality TV shows or fame, as indicated by her low-profile presence on Instagram.
Instead, she is an entrepreneur who has a background in athletics, having been an athlete during her college years.
More on Jasmine Goode
Although some people would consider Goode’s inclusion in the Vanderpump Rules cast to be a coincidence, she has a deeper connection to the show.
It may not be obvious, but her incorporation into the show is more natural than it seems because she presently works at SUR and has true friendships with some of the cast members.
The TV star hasn’t just appeared on-screen, but she has also contributed behind the scenes. She received two production credits in 2018—one for the TV show This Is LA and the other for the movie Socio.
Moreover, Goode was a pro dancer. She danced for the New York Jets and the Golden State Warriors. Additionally, she was also a cheerleader.
She was a cheerleader in high school and eventually became the team’s captain. She was even a member of the infamous Dallas Cowboys cheerleading team.
Inside Kiana Madeira’s Wedding and Relationship with Husband Lovell Adams-Gray
Kiana Madeira said, “We are officially Mr. & Mrs. Adams-Gray.”
Kiana Madeira and Lovell Adams-Gray, who have been engaged for three years, finally said “I do” on September 2023 in Toronto in front of 200 guests.
The actors, who had been together since 2017, finally took their relationship to the next level and finally tied the knot after being together for six years.
Kiana Madeira and Lovell Adams-Gray’s wedding was straight out of a fairytale
Madeira and her husband Adams-Gray exchanged their wedding vows on September 10, 2023, at Casa Loma in Toronto.
The pair shared the news via Instagram, writing, “It was everything that we prayed for, and more. We are officially Mr. & Mrs. Adams-Gray,” alongside several wedding pictures.
The actors who got engaged in January 2020 were surrounded by 200 guests at the castle-style mansion, Casa Loma, the perfect fit for their “ethereal royalty” wedding theme.
The Fear Street actress said, “It was a dream come true. A fairytale,” while her actor husband noted, “It was everything we prayed for, and more” to the People magazine.
Madeira wore an off-the-shoulder lace and tulle gown embellished with flowers and butterflies by Luca Sposa that she got from Liza Ray. With a custom-made matching Tania Maras veil, she completed the bridal look.
“This dress was the number one on my list from the very beginning when I saw it online and trying it on at Liza Ray in N.Y.C. just solidified my love for it,” she said to the outlet.
She flaunted a custom Tania Maras pearl choker and earrings by Karáhkwa Jewelry, an indigenous Canadian brand, and pearl-covered shoes by Charlotte Mills.
The Trinkets actress walked down the aisle to Justin Timberlake’s song ‘Pair of Wings’ played by the Soenen Sisters.
On the other hand, Adams-Gray wore a custom-made white three-piece suit from Alan David Custom Suits N.Y.C. and dress shoes by Luca Del Forte.
Kiana Madeira and her husband, Lovell Adams-Gray. (Source: Instagram)
Pastor Samuel Kenga officiated the pair’s wedding, and they signed the registers in front of their close family and friends.
For the reception, the newlyweds changed their outfits as the actress swapped her gown for a short halter dress and her husband changed to a purple and a white suit.
The guests were served a four-course dinner, which consisted of salad, ravioli, 72-hour braised short rib, and dessert.
The newlywed couple are currently busy honeymooning in Portugal before they return to their busy life. The actress shared lovely pictures of their getaway on September 24, 2023, writing, “Our first travel experience as husband and wife.”
Kiana Madeira and Lovell Adams-Gray have been together since 2017
Madeira and Adams-Gray first met during an NBA All-Star weekend in 2016, and after a year, he finally asked Madeira to be his girlfriend in 2017.
After dating for several years, the pair got engaged in January 2020. However, it wasn’t until February 2020 that the After Everything actress announced the engagement news via Instagram.
Showing off her engagement ring, she wrote, “Your words are my serenity and this love inside of me is bursting at it’s seams.”
In 2020, Madeira moved to New York City to be with Adams-Gray while he was filming Power Book II: Ghost. He took advantage of the opportunity to take their relationship further with a romantic proposal.
When the actress got to Adams-Gray’s apartment, she discovered a large cardboard box in the living room and stargazer lilies leading to it.
She opened the box and discovered Adams-Gray lurking inside, down on one knee, with a stunning ring in his hand. He proposed, and she said “yes” right away.
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