Prêt-À-Poundo: Black Fashion Week Paris - Jamila Laqfir

Morrocan stylist and designer Jamila Laqfir North African inspired collection at Black Fashion Week Paris.

Morrocan stylist and designer Jamila Laqfir delivered a collection filled with North African inspiration in a show circled around the power of suggestion. Laqfir showcased the use of a hijab — a veil covering hair and neck — and a wax headwrap, or gele, with a lace-like veil. Gorgeous cocktail dresses came and went on the catwalk with a lot of added touches including capes, light waistcoats and jackets.

Jamila Laqfir at the end of the presentation

The only man presence with a velvet jacket and ornaments


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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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