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Nigerian Label Okunoren Twins' Dapper Suit Collection

Okunoren Twins released a new lookbook for their dapper 'Doctrine of Style Part 1' collection.

Nigerian menswear label Okunoren Twins has been well-established for over a decade. Throughout those years the brand's constantly reinvented itself while always keeping its elegant signature. Okunoren Twins recently released a new lookbook featuring a wide selection of sharp and dapper suits. Doctrine of Style Part 1 combines fine tailoring and precious wool fabrics with fleur-de-lys symbols. Elegance reigns supreme in this collection, while the pieces remain wearable. Scroll through our gallery to view the photographs and if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #okunorentwins.

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#BuyBlack: 25 Black-Owned Businesses to Check Out on Black Friday

Our 2017 guide for you to #BuyBlack this Friday.

This is our first gift guide in the run-up to the holidays. Keep checking for more lists of great African products here. And for more ideas check out the Okayafrica Shop.

It's yet another year when America officially begins the holiday season on Thanksgiving tomorrow—a "celebration" that, for most folks, is a great day to spend time with family and to eat your fill.

For those that venture into the mission that is Black Friday shopping (kudos to you), it may be worth taking that moment to put your money where your mouth is and spend your coins on black-owned businesses.

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Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Kommanda Obbs Favors ‘the African Dream’ Over Western Standards On His New Single ‘Mabelebele’

Listen to Lesotho rapper Kommanda Obbs' latest single.

The music on renowned Lesotho rapper Kommanda Obbs' latest single "Mabelebele" is largely inspired kwaito. For his vocals, the rapper opts for a more melodic style on the track.

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Photo: Daniel Dorsa.

The Black Indie Artist You Need to Listen to This Month: Vagabon

Vagabon is special.

This new series will feature the most exciting independent and alternative artists from Africa and its diaspora. Black artists are complex and multidisciplinary. Twice a month, we'll introduce the hottest, boldest musicians out there that you need to listen to.

Special people have the hardest time. They see so much, are aware of so much. And indeed, Vagabon is special.

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