Project Runways All Stars' Korto Momolu At NYFW

'Project Runway All Stars' Korto Momolu unveiled her Fall/Winter 14 collection during New York Fashion Week 14 (NYFW) runway show.

No need for introduction, Liberian Project Runway All Star Korto Momolu unveiled her Fall/Winter 14 collection during New York Fashion Week last night. The energy was electric with a beautiful crowd present and a live DJ set. Momolu signs a womenswear collection pairing dark tones, fabric combinations and a feminine silhouette with a hint of modernity. We were however disappointed by a lack of creativity and originality during the show– there was a deja vu sensation. It doesn’t take away from the work provided and the nice looks, but we’d like to see Momolu taking more risks and bring a stronger signature to her brand. Scroll through our gallery above for photos of Korto Momolu's collection at NYFW and if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #kortomomolulu.


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Musicians like Bushali, Kivumbi King, Rita Ange Kagaju, and Alyn Sano have been putting their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

The current landscape of modern Rwandan music is more dynamic than ever before, from updated versions of traditional folk sounds to the recent 'KinyaTrap' phenomenon that has permeated playlists across the country. For decades, Rwandan airwaves have been dominated by international hits — and by a handful of established Rwandan superstars — but now, as the country continues to develop and diversify, so does its musical setting, with new and different sounds ascending from the hills. The past five years have seen the emergence of an army of young artists eager to reclaim their languages (Rwanda has four official languages) and identity, interlacing their music with influences that stretch far and wide.

Here are 11 artists that have emerged in the past five years to put their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

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