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Design: Gwen Stefani's L.A.M.B Spring 2011 Collection


We've seen tribal prints appropriated, re-cut and re-crafted a million times, but never like this – Gwen Stefani does it right. She has clearly taken inspiration from Africa Fashion Week and all the awesome designers coming out of Africa. Her L.A.M.B. Spring 2011 collection is all about prints. She combines Ankara textiles, wax-blocking and other funky patterns like plaid and ikat into mini-dresses, trousers, jumpers, crop tops, and accessories. Though usually tough to do and mix, these looks work. I want to wear everything in her 47-piece collection and if I could pull them off, I totally would.

See the whole collection here.

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21 Amapiano Songs By Artists From Outside South Africa To Stream Right Now

21 amapiano songs from Nigeria, the UK, Mozambique, Namibia, Kenya and Tanzania to stream right now.

By now, it's an open secret that amapiano is being produced outside of South Africa where it originates. Nigerian producers and artists, mostly, have embraced the sound and are creating and releasing their own interpretations of amapiano and amapiano-inspired songs.

The songs have resulted in cross-cultural sounds and collaborations that, in their own way, serve to unite, celebrate and foster an exchange of the electrifying music scenes that exist throughout the continent. As a result, these fusions have seen a number people casually refer to them as "Afropiano, Afro-amapiano etc" or "gengepiano" (gengetone with amapiano).

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