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Ikiré Jones' Dandy Sapeurs S/S 14 Lookbook Video

Watch a video highlighting the making of Ikiré Jones's Spring/Summer 14 menswear collection.

Ikiré Jones - Designer Walé Oyéjidé - Spring/ Summer 14

We previously raved about mesnwear label Ikiré Jones' latest Spring/ Summer 14 lookbook, in which designer Walé Oyejide blends inspirations from West African aesthetics, European Medieval art and Italian tailoring. The brand recently unveiled a video from their photoshoot which give us a further look into these striking garments. The label states, "In an era where caricatures parade the streets like Emperors in New Clothes, we pride ourselves on offering a new perspective through an old lens; a new dialect for an old tongue; an irreverent approach that twists the portrait askew while paying homage to the most classic of — the suit. Check out the video below and if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #ikirejones.


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The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Black Sherif, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, M3NSA x M.anifest, and more.

As the summer winds down releases have slowed down just a tad, but it's nothing to fear because a number of our Ghanaian music faves are in album mode, and it's only a matter of time before they let loose! In the meantime the rest of our faves have been steady dishing out that fire, making for another month of dope releases. Want the scoop? Check out the best Ghanaian songs of the month below!

Follow our GHANA WAVE playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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The 7 Best East African Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Nandy, Juicee Mann, Alikiba, Diamond Platnumz and more.