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Must-Have Accessories From Nigerian Label Zashadu

This is about Nigerian label Zashadu.

This Tuesday, we thought you'd like to discover a must-have brand. Zashadu is a leading British/Nigerian sustainable luxury brand, that specializes in handcrafted leather pieces. Designer Zainab Ashadu — who has worn the hats of curator, architect, actor and fashion stylist in her past —  utilizes locally sourced materials including vegetable dyed leather, chrome dyed leather, farmed exotic skins and rough cut precious stones set in brass to deliver stunning clutches, bags, bagpacks, and pouches. Scroll down through our gallery above and let us what you think tweeting #pretapoundo.

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11 Rwandan Artists You Should Be Listening To

Musicians like Bushali, Kivumbi King, Rita Ange Kagaju, and Alyn Sano have been putting their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

The current landscape of modern Rwandan music is more dynamic than ever before, from updated versions of traditional folk sounds to the recent 'KinyaTrap' phenomenon that has permeated playlists across the country. For decades, Rwandan airwaves have been dominated by international hits — and by a handful of established Rwandan superstars — but now, as the country continues to develop and diversify, so does its musical setting, with new and different sounds ascending from the hills. The past five years have seen the emergence of an army of young artists eager to reclaim their languages (Rwanda has four official languages) and identity, interlacing their music with influences that stretch far and wide.

Here are 11 artists that have emerged in the past five years to put their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

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