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The Top Looks At Ghana Fashion And Design Week

A round up of the best at Ghana Fashion and Design week. See of our favorites looks from House of Marie, Tap Designs, Jil Boutique, Vonne Couture and more.

Fashion week after fashion week, here we are again in Ghana! Ghana Fashion and Design Week aims to direct, lead and promote both emerging and established Ghanaian fashion designers to global audience, a challenge they've met successfully. A mix of talented designers were present for the event: Gloria Adablah, Akoah Tsibo-Takyi, Ajepomaa Designs, Tap Designs, Modella B, Trish O Couture, 1981, Ameyo, Emefa Cole, House of Marie, Tuedor & Wright, Sarah Duah, Katugulu Mwedwa, Vonne Couture and Jil Boutique. We picked our Top 20 looks in Ghana fashion. Scroll through our gallery and if you want to talk about it, tweet #pretapoundo.

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9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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