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HipHollywood has exclusively obtained the set list from Ne-Yo’s big performance at the White House state dinner for China on Friday night and it is everything you would ever want it to be.

The singer hit the stage following a lavish dinner inside the East Room and performed several classic hits. The entire set list included: “Because of You,” “Nobody,” “So Sick,” “Ribbon in the Sky (cover),” “Miss Independent,” and “Time of our Lives.”

Ne-Yo’s mother, Lorraine, who stunned in a long, silver beaded gown, accompanied the singer, who is expecting a baby with longtime girlfriend, Crystal Renay.

#ChinaStateDinner with the most beautiful woman on the planet, my mom. @loraine8562

A photo posted by NE-YO (@neyo) on

And while Ne-Yo served as the night’s entertainment, it was Michelle Obama’s exquisite gown that really stole the show. FLOTUS arrived to the soiree in an incredible, custom black Vera Wang mermaid gown, a look that Wang herself could not ignore. Screen Shot 2015-09-28 at 1.47.43 PM

First glance at tonight’s China State Dinner. A photo posted by First Lady Michelle Obama (@michelleobama) on

And if amazing singing and a gorgeous First Lady isn’t enough, the menu for the evening was spectacular.

President Obama, Michelle, Chinese President Xi Jinping and dozens of other guests reportedly feasted on lobster, poached in butter and served with traditional rice noodle rolls embedded with spinach, shiitake mushrooms and leeks prepared by Chinese-American chef Anita Lo and White House executive chef, Cristeta Comerford.

According to the White House, the meal was inspired by autumn and highlights “American cuisine with nuances of Chinese flavors.”

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Dwyane Wade On New Heartfelt Documentary: It’s A Story “I Never Got A Chance To Tell As A Kid”



It’s been an epic week for Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union.

It first started with one of the biggest trades of the year with Wade returning back to Miami to finish the rest of the season with the Heat. “I was happy,” Wade told us on Thursday night about the trade.

He added, “The journey of the NBA took me to Chicago, it took me to Cleveland, but it also brought me back to Miami; a place from a basketball sense birthed me.”

Days following the big NBA announcement, the lovebirds then celebrated the release of Dwyane’s documentary, Shot in the Dark, which the NBA champion produced alongside Chance the Rapper.

The film follows the Orr Academy High School basketball team on Chicago’s Westside. Throughout the documentary, cameras capture the journey of individual athletes trying to make it to the NBA despite growing up in the violent streets of Chicago.

During the screening, Wade also opened up to HipHollywood about why the project was near and dear to his heart. “It’s home,” the Chicago native said. “I jumped on board right away because it’s a story being told that I never got a chance to tell as a kid. To be able to shed some positive light on a tough, dark situation for us was big.”

Union added, “I’m so proud. Coming up on Hoop Dreams … It explores so many other topics that are critical to kids in Chicago.”

As for whether or not D-Wade picked up some advice from his TV star boo, not quite. When asked what tips Union gave Wade ahead of the project, the actress told us, “None. You have to learn. Humility and school of hard knocks. Things are not going to go your way and you have to learn through experience just like the rest of us.”

Check out the documentary on February 24 on Fox Sports.

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