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12 Times Beyoncé Rocked African-Inspired Wax Print and Slayed

Here are 12 times Beyoncé rocked African-inspired wax print fashion and slayed.

Beyoncé really loves wax print.


The superstar has rocked the popular African-inspired textile in her own unique way on a number of occasions, and she's managed to slay the look just about every time.

Most recently, she donned a blue and orange tie-up skirt, by Brooklyn-based fashion brand Demestik, for her African-themed "Carter Push Party." She's worn the style throughout her pregnancy and long before then too—like we said before: the queen loves her wax print.

Below, we take a look at some of Beyoncé's best wax print ensembles. Enjoy!

Her ankara pregnancy style has been top notch.

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She gave us life with this frilled red number from last summer:

Beyonce looks gorgeous in this Ankara print! 😍 #beyonceafricanstyle #ankara #theurbanturbanista

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This peplum jacket, though. She rocked this look about 2 years back and posted some colorful shots on Instagram.

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This "carefree Black girl" flyness from 2014.

Good morning 🐝

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This is how you mix prints:

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The "Coming to America" Halloween slay from the year before last.

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She rocked these two looks on the set of her 2009, "Put it in a Love Song"collaboration with Alicia Keys.

B #putitinalovesong

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This unique wax-print, Antebellum ensemble she wore in the music video for "Daddy Lessons," from her seminal album Lemonade.

This "poppin' in pink" throwback.

Lastly, we give you this adorable picture of Blue Ivy rocking a blue Angelina-print dashiki just cause.

 

Blue ivy rocking dashiki @beyonce #dashiki#ghana#lomdon

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Sarkodie Is Not Feeling Any Pressure

The elite Ghanaian rapper affirms his king status with this seventh studio album, No Pressure.

Sarkodie is one of the most successful African rappers of all time. With over ten years of industry presence under his belt, there's no question about his prowess or skin in the game. Not only is he a pioneer of African hip-hop, he's also the most decorated African rapper, having received over 100 awards from close to 200 nominations over the span of his career.

What else does Sarkodie have to prove? For someone who has reached and stayed at the pinnacle of hip-hop for more than a decade, he's done it all. But despite that, he's still embracing new growth. One can tell just by listening to his latest album, No Pressure, Sarkodie's seventh studio album, and the follow-up to 2019's Black Love which brought us some of the Ghanaian star's best music so far. King Sark may be as big as it gets, but the scope of his music is still evolving.

Sonically, No Pressure is predominantly hip-hop, with the first ten tracks offering different blends of rap topped off with a handful of afrobeats and, finally, being crowned at the end with a gospel hip-hop cut featuring Ghanaian singer MOG. As far as the features go, Sark is known for collaborating mostly with his African peers but this time around he branches out further to feature a number of guests from around the world. Wale, Vic Mensa, and Giggs, the crème de la crème of rap in America and the UK respectively all make appearances, as well as Nigeria's Oxlade, South Africa's Cassper Nyovest, and his fellow Ghanaian artists Darkovibes and Kwesi Arthur.

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