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‘Black Is Beautiful’: Ivorian-British Model Aya Jones Slays In Cornrows On The Cover Of Vogue Spain

Aya Jones gives us yet another day of #BlackGirlMagic on the March cover of Vogue Spain.

Aya Jones on the cover of Vogue Spain's March issue. Photo: Nico Bustos.


As we see black beauty continue to get the love it deserves from around the world, Vogue Spain’s March issue follows suit by declaring “Black Is Beautiful” with Ivorian-British model, Aya Jones, at front and center.

Get a glimpse of some of the enchanting photos shot by photographer Nico Bustos and styled by Belen Anolín in Botswana:

We loved seeing these local Botswana women help hair stylist Karim Belghiran with Jones’ classic and simple cornrows:

Jones just wrapped up Paris Fashion Week in Miu Miu, and even shared with The Cut her favorite natural hair products, as designers continue to embrace the idea of models rocking their tresses naturally on the runway.

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Stream A-Reece and L.A. Rapper Joey Fatts’ New Song ‘Where You At’

A-Reece and L.A. rapper Joey Fatts release their first collaborative single ahead of their upcoming mixtape.

South African emcee A-Reece is teaming up with L.A. counterpart Joey Fatts for a collaborative project. The two emcees announced the project in April and have since whet fans' appetites with a new song.

"Where You At" is a soulful banger that is built on a deep bassline and an assortment of strings, keys and pads. Producer Nickdow aligns the song's several layers so perfectly he leaves plenty of space which A-Reece and Joey Fatts fill with heartfelt raps.

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