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This Kenyan Couple's $1 Wedding Is #RelationshipGoals

This young Kenyan couple put love first and had a $1 wedding ceremony.

All you need is love. If you're jaded and still need proof of this, then you need to hear the story of Wilson and Ann, a Kenyan couple who had a $1 wedding ceremony.


But how is that possible, you ask? Well, it really isn't, but the magical couple made it happen anyway, and we should all be taking notes.

The couple, who've been together for three years, have tried to plan a ceremony twice before, but were not able to come up on enough cash. On their third attempt, they decided they didn't need the pomp and circumstance after all, and instead opted for a casual ceremony at their church.

With their church's support, their only expenses were the $1 steel rings that they used as wedding bands.

"I believe money should not stop young people like us from getting married. If people love each other and want to marry they should," said the bride.

Folks on social media are inspired by the couples bravery, and they've  received numerous gifts even an all-expense paid honeymoon, BBC reports.

This story has our hearts all warm and fuzzy. Maybe love really is the answer after all.

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Photo: Single cover art courtesy of Emerald East

Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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