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Ataui Deng x French Marie-Claire

Sudanese African model Ataui Deng is glowing in the French Marie Claire's January issue, photographed by Jacob Sadrak and styled by Mako Yamazaki.

We couldn't possibly miss the opportunity to shine a spotlight on one of our favorite African models Ataui Deng (though it's never not a good time to reverse the lack of models of color trend in the industry). This month's issue of French Marie Claire features Sudan's Ataui Deng completely owning the camera with her smile and charisma in the Funky Star editorial. Photographed by Jacob Sadrak and styled by Mako Yamazaki, Deng is dressed in dazzling pieces including top brands like Heidi Slimane, Gucci and Chanel. Radiant and beautiful, Deng emphasizes the garments and graces the January issue. Scroll through our gallery to view the editorial in its entirety. If you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #AtauiDeng.

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Wizkid Spoils Fans By Dropping the Music Video For 'No Stress'

Oh, you thought he was done for the day?

All in a day's work! Nigerian superstar Wizkid is climbing his way further and further up the charts (and our lists of favourites) by releasing visuals to accompany track "No Stress," off of his freshly released album Made In Lagos.

It's hard not to move to the track on its own, and now we have a plethora of beautiful African women to virtually jam out with. The release of the second single off the high anticipated MIL album comes as Wizkid toyed with fans by simply tweeting "No Stress."

So far, the album has amassed over a million streams in under 24 hours on Boomplay. The 14-track album features music heavy weights including Burna Boy, Skepta, Damian Marley, H.E.R., Ella Mai and Terri.

The album was originally meant to drop two weeks ago, but with the political and social terror occurring presently in his home country Nigeria, Wizkid chose to delay it.

Watch the music video for "No Stress" by Wizkid below.

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