Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Fresh Face [#010]: Celestina Aladekoba

From The Cocoa Lounge

Cocoa Lounge Fresh Face [#010]: Celestina Aladekoba, Dancer
Celestina Aladekoba: We love the way she moves

Following in the fancy footsteps of such greats as Judith Jamison, Debbie Allen, and Fatima Robinson, Celestina Aladekoba is a dancing machine.

The young star of MTV's pseudo-reality show, DanceLife, made us believers with a recent performance on the Ellen show, where she earned the Cocoa Lounge moniker "Butter," because she's so smooth on her toes.

Celestina Aladekoba in Prince's "Black Sweat"Celestina Aladekoba in Prince's "Black Sweat"Celestina Aladekoba in Prince's "Black Sweat"

The Nigeria native and USC grad danced her way from the background in videos for artists such as Missy Elliot, Will Smith and Beyonce, to a notable solo in Super Bowl King Prince's infamous "Black Sweat" video.

And her feet haven't failed her since.

For more info on Celestina and the MTV's show schedule, visit Dancelife.


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Anonymous said...

I saw her on Dancelife and knew her from somehwere and it IS the black sweat video, that's right. I thought she just might have been a actress. Cool that she's on the show. It needed a black girl who could dance because some of those other dancers are real questionable.

Anonymous said...

she is the only reason I watch the show.

Anonymous said...

Celestina is the best dancer on Dance life. No competition.


Anonymous said...

She is not Celestina Rae from the 50 cent video is she? I think the other one might be lighter.

Anonymous said...

Mos def she the best dancer on Dancelife. I feel you.

Anonymous said...

Celestina Aladekoba!!! I love you!!!

Anonymous said...

I REMEMBER her because she rocked this show from back in the day called "dance 360" she danced around some FINE latino gentleman who won, but they looked like they had some chemistry, even though they were competing she did "The Celestina Dance" that was years ago, i only remembered her because i remembered how she'd mentioned being from Africa (Nigeria, i think) on the show and her name and dance's name, it was cool, and the cute boy didn't hurt either :-) yeah, she rocked it! that is so cool that she's rockin out even bigger now. (i don't have cable, and even so, i would have never caught her cause i don't watch mtv but rock out)
by the way i was lookin' up debbie allen and i saw this girl with the name judith jamison underneath her pic (i thought that she was debbie allen's daughter, and that she was staring in a movie as judith jamison) :-)

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