What ya’ll wearing?: 5 Online African fashion stores to support for the Black Panther Primer

What ya’ll wearing?: 5 online African fashion stores to support for the Black Panther Premiere

Written by Benjamin Unanaowo

Marvel shared their latest trailer for Black Panther after Kendrick Lamar’s College Football Playoff half-time performance.

With less than 40 days before the film debuts there’s one thing on many anticipated watchers mines:

WHAT Y’ALL WEARING

The threads in the Black Panther film will be a curated dream team mash up of two time Academy Award nominees costume designer  Ruth E. Carter and Nigerian designer Wake Oyejide whose behind the Ikiré Jones label which is a blend of traditional African prints and western attire. While it would be nice to stroll into the premier rocking something from Mr. Oyejide collection, I don’t know about ya’ll cousins but I don’t have vibranium coin money. No worries, here is a list of some nice alternatives.

Diyanu

https://www.diyanu.com/

Right now H&M is none too popular cousins. You will def get a side eye walking into the movies with their threads on. No problem, check out Diyanu they are basically the African H&M in terms of urban options and affordable pricing.Continue reading

4 songs to add to your #WCW Playlist

4 songs to add to your #WCW Playlist

By Benjamin Unanaowo

Halloweens over and preseason for cuffing season has ended. As sure as the autumn leaves will fall you’ve already probably fallen for your social media crush. These 5 tracks may give you the confidence to slide in the DM’s but beware; Halloween, may be over but you can still get shredded worst then a horror flick.

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5 Artist you Need to Follow on IG and Buy From

5 Artist you Need to Follow on IG and Buy From

Written by Benjamin Unanaowo
The dance between artist and hip hop artist has been going on for quite since a few B-Boys decided to start break beating, spinning rhymes, and drawing graffiti mosaics in through the boroughs of New York. Today, the advent of technology, namely the internet, has not only allowed the spread of hip hop across the globe but apps like Instagram have become the new Lourve. A testing ground for trained and freeform painters, sketchers and artist alike. There are a plethora to chose but here are 5 artist on IG that are really making a mark.

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