Design: Chinedu Ukabam, Afrotropolis Collection
Meet Chinedu Ukabam , the Nigerian born, Toronto based MCee turned fashion designer who draws inspiration from Ghanaian Kente cloth, and South African Ndebele wall art for his latest collection, Afrotropolis . Chinedesign was founded in 2003 when Chinedu aka hip-hop emcee/producer, Eye + Eye , began with a production of t-shirts to promote the release of his Love.Life.Music album. Now Chinedu has a seasonal line which has been featured in magazines such as Eye Weekly and Sway , on television shows such as Entertainment Tonight , Divas and Dimes and Da Kink and in films such as Charles Officer's Nurse.Fighter.Boy . Pieces from the Afrotropolis collection will be for sale at SUPAFRIK a “pop-up shop” in Toronto, July 15-31, 2011. For more pics click here .