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Our Favorite Looks From Joburg Fashion Week

These are our favorite looks from the Mercedes-Benz Joburg Fashion Week for Fall/Winter 14.

This last Thursday, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg took SA runways by storm for three days. A total of 22 designers were present and struck audiences with a wide range of styles and outfits. They included Irmgard Mkhabela, Tsotetsi KL, Stefania Morland, Marianne Fassler, Abigail Betz, Ruth Samaai Designs, Nokwanda Ngcobo, Duke, Ayanda Mthembu, Morphe, Shana, Tart, Selfie, Adriaan Kuiters, MaXhosa, David Tlale, Avant Apparel, Leigh Schubert, Augustine, Ruald Rheeder, and Viyella, Fabiani. Here at Okayafrica, we decided to compile a series of the best looks for you. Scroll through our gallery to view our hoices, all photographed by SDR Photos, and feel free to tweet @okayafrica with the name of your favorite designer.

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Image courtesy of Killbeatz.

Interview: Killbeatz' Short & Sweet Debut EP, 'Love and Happiness'

We speak to the renowned afrobeats producer about his joint Love and Happiness EP with King Promise & Ofori Amponsah, and his daughter's inspiration behind the project.

Killbeatz needs no introduction. The producer born Joseph Addison is one of the biggest hitmakers as far as afrobeats is concerned. From R2Bees to Sarkodie to FuseODG to M.anifest, Killbeatz has blessed your favorite singers and rappers alike with the soundtracks to their biggest hits. From the azonto era to the global spread of afrobeats, his contribution to African music as a whole cannot be overstated.

However, Killbeatz' influence doesn't stop at just music production. Behind the scenes, he's a complete industry player. The CEO of Ghanaian record label Legacy Life Entertainment, he's responsible for bringing star singer King Promise to the limelight.

Despite producing for the crème de la crème of the Ghanaian music industry as well as several international artists over the length of a decade, the highly-influential producer and instrumentalist never had a project of his own. Now he has set out to change that. In October 2020 Killbeatz dropped his debut EP, titled Love and Happiness.

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Tanzanian Artist Ommy Dimpoz Releases 'Dede' & Energetic Music Video

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