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It’s imperative we teach history to our children – Mendeecees Harris on holiday in Ghana with family

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‘Love & Hip Hop’ star Mendeecees Harris, who spent Christmas in Ghana with his wife Yandy Smith and their four children, has explained why the trip was important in an Instagram post.

He wrote: It’s imperative we teach history to our children..” in a caption for photos highlighting the family’s visit to the Elmina Castle. 

His son, Mendeecees Harris Junior also shared a photo from the Kwame Nkrumah mausoleum saying: “New Year in Ghana – Accomplishing goals and exploring the rest of world all 2022”

 

 

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While in Ghana the family has been hosted by Exhale Lounge, Afrochella among other highlights.

 

Mendeecees Harris is a Former real estate entrepreneur, entertainment manager and rapper. He was born in Harlem, New York to Panamanian parents. He owns the Beat Factory Studio in The Bronx and manages several NYC-based rappers, such as Vado and Webstar. He has been in a relationship with Yandy Smith since 2008, and has two children from previous relationships, Lil Mendeecees, born to Samantha Wallace on October 9, 2005, and Aasim, born to Erika DeShazo on September 7, 2011. He also had a casual fling with Rashidah Ali, years before their appearance on the show together.

Mendeecees joins the supporting cast of Love & Hip Hop: New York in season three, which chronicles the birth of Omere, his first child with Yandy, and the couple’s engagement. However, later in the season, their wedding plans are interrupted when Mendeecees faces legal issues and is forced to turn himself into custody for multiple drug and trafficking charges. Mendeecees is locked up awaiting sentencing during season four, but continues to make appearances on the show via phone call conversations with Yandy. Mendeecees returns in season five after getting bail, and Yandy gives birth to their second child, Skylar.

On May 25, 2015, Yandy and Mendeecees were married live on VH1 as part of the special Love & Hip Hop Live: The Wedding.

In season six, Mendeecees is sentenced to eight years in jail and turns himself in again in the finale. While he is behind bars in season seven, Yandy admits that her televised wedding was “symbolic” and that her marriage to Mendeecees is not legal.

Mendeecees would continue to make appearances via phone call conversations with Yandy and other cast members during seasons seven, eight and nine, and in the special The Love Edition. He also appears in an episode of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta: After Party Live! with Yandy.

On January 29, 2020, Mendeecees was released from prison and in May 2021 he and Yandy renewed their vows in Dubai.

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Young ladies are demanding, I prefer older ones – Lasmid

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In an interview with Multicdb, he revealed his preference for the former since their experience and maturity can help mold one’s life.
He claimed that young ladies are demanding which put extra pressure on their partners.

Lasmid entreated women, especially older ones to have no issues approaching him and he will welcome them with open arms.

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The pivotal talents of Eritrea-born vocalist Rimon, Ghanaian artist based in the South East of Amsterdam, BnnyHunna and South African-Dutch singer-songwriter Joya Mooi are set to ignite the stage, highlighting their musical style, genre and impeccable skillset.

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The showcase format will see local acts and acts perform over two nights across the electronic & urban genres from The Netherlands, Germany, and Austria perform.

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