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High Summer 'Hair' With Caven + Etomi's Kingdom

Caven + Etomi presented the latest Kingdom High Summer collection, entitled 'Hair', inspired by photography's work of J.D Okhai Ojeikere.

International fashion company CAVEN + ETOMI's streetwear sub-branch Kingdom concentrates on luxury urban apparel inspired by African heritage, culture and art. Kingdom just released their high summer Hair collection featuring hand-drawn illustrations inspired by Nigerian photographer J.D Okhai Ojeikere's Hairstyles series. The brand asked West African afro-soul artist Kaliné to model for the lookbook. She embodies the character and fits perfectly with the aesthetic Kindom are looking for, "a mix of old and new, eclectic yet modern." Scroll through our gallery above to view the lookbook,  photographed by Alejandro Cerdena in New York City,  and if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #kingdom.

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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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