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Category Archive: Men

Sergey Krapiva – actor and model

Sergey Krapiva - actor and model

Sergey Krapiva – actor and model


Sergey Krapiva (his real name is Sergey Krapiventsev) is an actor, professional dancer, choreographer and model. He is one of the Top 100 most beautiful people of Moscow.
Cute boy was born on May 23, 1977 in Tula.
He has starred in many TV commercials for leading brands, as well as videos of famous artists. You know, he worked with Russian stars including Sophia Rotaru, A-Studio, band Tea for Two, Jasmine, Igor Krutoi, Alena Sviridova, singer Slava.
By the way, he worked as a choreographer in Lena Zosimova’s music video and met stylist Alisher. The stylist invited him to shoot for the OM magazine in 2001. So his modeling career began. Sergey worked with many popular magazines including Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, OM, GQ, Playboy, Vogue, Maxim and others.
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StuFF – Svyatoslav Bystrov

stuff Svyatoslav Bystrov

Svyatoslav Bystrov or StuFF – Russian rapper


$tuFF (Svyatoslav Bystrov) was born on April 29, 1988 in Moscow.
He is a musician, hip-hop singer, rapper. You know, he became popular because of collaboration with famous Russian singer Mitya Fomin. Also Svyatoslav participated in the TV project Vacation in Mexico on MTV.
In his childhood the boy became interested in hip-hop. And at the age of 15 he began writing his first rap songs.
He is not only a singer, but also a Master of Sport in Sambo and Judo. Svyatoslav has won two bronze medals at the World Championship.
Sport has become a significant part of his life and the first songs were dedicated to it. The young musician quickly gained recognition in certain circles, where people appreciate the desire to win and willpower. Because of a back injury he had to quit the sport.
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Oxana Samoylova and GeeGun

Oxana Samoylova and GeeGun

Oxana Samoylova and GeeGun


Oxana Samoylova is a Russian fashion model and her husband GeeGun (his real name is Denis Ustimenko-Vaynshtein) is a hip-hop singer, who became famous in 2009-2011.
GeeGun performed together with Anna Sedokova (Cold Heart, 2009), Julia Savicheva (song Release, 2011), Jeanne Friske (You’re Next, 2011).
At the age of 19 GeeGun became the Master of Sports in Kickboxing, twice champion of Ukraine, the silver medalist of European kickboxing championship.
GeeGun was born on August 2, 1985 in Odessa. He was one of the first persons who started to arrange hip-hop parties in Odessa.
In 2005 Denis met DJ DLEE, official DJ of Timati. This meeting became very important for the rapper.
Later, in 2007, he graduated from the Faculty of Physical Education. In the same year Denis became the official artist of the Black Star Inc. and released the first track and music video for the song Odnoklassnitsa (Classmate).
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Timur Rodriguez – TV host, singer, comedian

Timur Rodriguez - TV host, singer, comedian

Timur Rodriguez – TV host, singer, comedian


Timur Rodriguez is a Russian entertainer, TV host, singer, comedian and actor. By the way, he is a participant of many TV projects, including KVN, Comedy Club, Ice Age and others. He got attention in Russia as a participant of KVN and Comedy Club Russia. You know, he was a host of TV shows like Krokodil, Sexy Chat, Dancing Without Rules. During recent years he is engaged in music business as a singer and released hit singles such as Out in Space, About You, Never Be Better.
Timur Kerimov (his real name) was born on October 14, 1979 in Penza. His father is an actor of puppet theater and his mother is an interpreter, German and English teacher.
At school Timur joined several clubs such as athletics, choir and even knitting to be closer to the girls.
In 2001 he graduated from the Penza Pedagogical Institute, department of foreign languages (French and English).
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