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Prêt-À-Poundo: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa in Johannesburg

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa 2012, presented by African Fashion International, will be held for the first time at Johannesburg's Melrose Arch.


Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa 2012, presented by African Fashion International, will be held for the first time at the prestigious Melrose Arch in Johannesburg. During four days, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa will present designers from all over the continent including talent from South Africa, Kenya, Mozambique, Morocco, Cameroon, Angola, Rwanda, Ivory Coast, Trinidad, Ghana, Nigeria, and DRC, but also New York. All these designers will represent modern African fashion and its evolution.

“Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa is the authentic contemporary African Fashion gathering, bringing together and honouring designers from the four corners of the continent and the African diaspora.  This global platform for the African fashion aesthetic showcases the global relevance and commercial viability of our industry along with innovation and distinctive design,” says AFI executive chairperson Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe.

WHERE: Melrose Arch, 30 Melrose Boulevard  Johannesburg 2196, South Africa

WHEN: October 24th-28th. 2012

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Artists signed to PRO's label MFE commemorate him in new tribute song 'MAWE: VITA24' on the second anniversary of the South African hip-hop pioneer's passing.

One aspect of PRO(Kid)'s legacy that rarely gets mentioned is his label. As head of Money First Entertainment, the label he founded, PRO played roles in the trajectories and craft of artists such as Red Button, Captian_fs, sFs 5 Star and TeePee among others. The former three were official members of MFE with Red Button, PRO's protégé, being the first artist to be signed to the label.

PRO who passed away exactly two years ago today gets a tribute from his label's roster. "MAWE: VITA24" is a remix of an sFs 5 Star song titled "Mawe" that the artist released in February.

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