Win Tickets to Femi Kuti Live in NYC!

Win a pair of entries to see afrobeat torchbearer Femi Kuti live in NYC.

New York! Afrobeat torchbearer Femi Anikulapo Kuti is celebrating the culmination of his latest album No Place For My Dream and the recent opening of Lagos' Kalakuta Museum in honor of his father Fela with a string of US tour dates. This Saturday (1/26), Femi and his band The Positive Force will be storming down on lower Manhattan to bring their afrobeat bash to Webster Hall. You can buy tickets for the concert now and, 'cause you know we got the goods, enter below to WIN A PAIR OF FREE TICKETS to the show!


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South African Designer Thebe Magugu Becomes International Woolmark Prize Finalist

Multi award-winning South African fashion designer, Thebe Magugu, has been named as one of six finalists in the 2021 International Woolmark Prize.

Thebe Magugu has reportedly been announced as one of six finalists in the 2021 International Woolmark Prize, according to IOL. The multi award-winning fashion designer from South Africa is gunning for the annual prize which is reportedly worth over two million Rand (approximately USD 131 140). Magugu is contesting against five other finalists from around the world including Nigerian designer, Kenneth Ize. Magugu won the highly acclaimed 2019 LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy) award and made history as the first African to do so. This might just be another win for the young designer and we're certainly here for it.

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