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Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2013 Made October Warmer!

View the highlight looks of Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2013.

Last week, one of the major fashion weeks held on the continent took place in Lagos, where several established and emerging designers presented their collections for S/S 14. Lagos Fashion And Design Week picked some of the best designers on the continent to unveil some tasteful collections with hint of edge. Samson Soboye, Ella & Gabby, Busola Bamisile, Wana Sambo, Wisdom Franklyn, Xclamations, Alter Ego, Valerie David, Kinabuti, Kola Kuddus, Sunny Rose, Christie Brown, House of Marie, Beatrice Black Atari, Mi – Le, Orange Culture, Shola Ajayi, ROF, Obsidian, TAE, House of Form & Function, ReBahia, Mai Atafo, Tsemaye Binitie, Theresa Onwuka, Nkwo, Ejiro Amos Tafiri, Viv La Resistance, Bola Yinka Obebe, Grey, Washington Roberts, Iconic Invanity, Bridget Awosika, UMI – 1, Odio Mimonet, Tiffany Amber, Kiki Kamanu, Amedee, Josh Samuels, Meena, AmIsigo, Mosaique, Anita Quansah, Maki Oh, Iuen Basi, Okunoren Twins, Lanre Da Silva and Jewel By Lisa  are the names to remember on the 2013 edition. Wannas see all the stunning garments, well here they are! There are so many trends in all the different collections that it would take days to talk about each one. We thought you'd like to see them all for yourselves on our multiples collages and discover the new pieces at your own pace. Who's your favorite designer or collection? Let's discuss about it on Twitter #pretapoundo.

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Sarkodie Is Not Feeling Any Pressure

The elite Ghanaian rapper affirms his king status with this seventh studio album, No Pressure.

Sarkodie is one of the most successful African rappers of all time. With over ten years of industry presence under his belt, there's no question about his prowess or skin in the game. Not only is he a pioneer of African hip-hop, he's also the most decorated African rapper, having received over 100 awards from close to 200 nominations over the span of his career.

What else does Sarkodie have to prove? For someone who has reached and stayed at the pinnacle of hip-hop for more than a decade, he's done it all. But despite that, he's still embracing new growth. One can tell just by listening to his latest album, No Pressure, Sarkodie's seventh studio album, and the follow-up to 2019's Black Love which brought us some of the Ghanaian star's best music so far. King Sark may be as big as it gets, but the scope of his music is still evolving.

Sonically, No Pressure is predominantly hip-hop, with the first ten tracks offering different blends of rap topped off with a handful of afrobeats and, finally, being crowned at the end with a gospel hip-hop cut featuring Ghanaian singer MOG. As far as the features go, Sark is known for collaborating mostly with his African peers but this time around he branches out further to feature a number of guests from around the world. Wale, Vic Mensa, and Giggs, the crème de la crème of rap in America and the UK respectively all make appearances, as well as Nigeria's Oxlade, South Africa's Cassper Nyovest, and his fellow Ghanaian artists Darkovibes and Kwesi Arthur.

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