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Celebrating Ghanaian hip hop sensation Sarkodie; Plus, Sofia Vergara, Jessica Simpson

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We celebrate these outstanding entertainers this day July 10:

Sarkodie


Celebrated hip hop and hiplife recording artist Michael Owusu Addo, better known by the stage name Sarkodie is one of Africa’s beloved artiste.  He was the recipient of the 2012 BET Award for Best International Act: Africa category. He was nominated for the same award in 2014.

The music star’s debut studio album was titled Makye , he released the track in 2009.

Sarkodie has been nominated for World Music Awards, Independent Music Awards, and has been the recipient of several Ghana Music Award honors. He won Best Rap Act at the 2014 MTV Base Africa Music Awards, Best Hip Hop song at the 2014 World Independent Awards, and was named 8th Most Bankable Artist in Africa by Forbes in 2013.

He was also nominated for a Ghana Music Award for Best Collaboration of the Year for the song “Down On One,” featuring Fuse ODG.

Recently released hit tracks include – Gboza and Pain Killer featuring Runtown. He also featured in Skales’ Booty Language and Patoranking’s No Kissing Baby.

The star turns 29.

Sofia Vergara

Star Colombian-American actress and model. Vergara first rose to fame while co-hosting two television shows for Spanish-language television network Univisión in the late 1990s.

As an actress. She became known for her role as Gloriwa Delgado-Pritchett on Modern Family. Her film credits include Hot Pursuit, The Smurfs, Machete Kills and Fading Gigolo.

She has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and multiple Emmy Awards for her comedic acting on the hit show Modern Family.

She married Joe Gonzalez in 1991, and the couple had a son named Manolo before divorcing in 1993. She was engaged to Nick Loeb until the couple separated in May 2014. She then married actor Joe Manganiello in November 2015.

She starred in the 2015 film Hot Pursuit alongside Reese Witherspoon.

The sexy star turns 45.

Jessica Simpson

Big time Pop singer who achieved widespread success with her top five Billboard Hot 100 hit, “I Wanna Love You Forever,” and her two-times Platinum-certified album, Sweet Kisses.

She got signed to Columbia Records when she was sixteen.

Jessica has had a number of hits including  2001 single, “Irresistible.”
She married Nick Lachey on October 26, 2002 and divorced him on June 30, 2006.

She began dating former NFL tight end Eric Johnson in May 2010 and together they had a daughter named Maxwell Drew Johnson on May 1, 2012 and a son named Ace Knute Johnson on June 30, 2013 before getting married on July 5, 2014.

She starred in the 2005 film adaptation of The Dukes of Hazzard with Johnny Knoxville.

Simpson turns 37.

Happy Birthday to the stars!

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