Bono teams up with Louis Vuitton for African-themed fashion line – Daily Gossip

Oasis' Strangeways tribute, Gaga's power, Pink's lesbian video – your music gossip stop

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Welcome to the Daily Gossip: your daily stop-off to find out who in the world of music has been up to what.

Today’s top gossip:

Bono is launching an African-inspired clothing range. The U2 singer has hooked up with fashion label Louis Vuitton for the range, which will be released in accordance with his clothing company Edun. He announced the collaboration at the Africa Rising Art Exhibition in Paris, and said: "We are excited to draw attention to the new mood in Africa which is positive and optimistic" (various).

From the papers:

Lady Gaga was named the seventh most powerful woman in the world in the annual Forbes magazine list (various).

Katy Perry says her new single 'Firework' was inspired by Jack Kerouac's book 'On The Road' (Daily Star).

Pink's new video for 'Raise Your Glass' features a scene with a lesbian wedding (Daily Record).

Former Oasis drummer Tony McCarroll writes in his new book 'Oasis: The Truth' that before Liam and Noel Gallagher joined the band, they used to end their gigs with a song called 'We're Having A Rave On The Roof'. It was a tribute to the Strangeways prison riots, according to the drummer.

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