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The Top Looks Of New York Fashion Week

This is a Top 10 Looks from 10 collections of the New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 14.

New York Fashion Week announced a great S/S 14 to come. Several trends emerged and we know their impact will heavily affect next season. The fashion landscape is set to evolve, embellishing silhouettes and showcasing a balance between masculinity and femininity. Fashion got bolder day after day during this past NYFW and it was hard to pick our top favorite looks. While we couldn't exactly find a way to make a short 'Top 10' looks list, we still pulled out a look or two from each of our Top 10 collections. The fortunate talented ones are Badgley Mischka, Cesar Galindo, Custo Barcelona, Donna Karan, Edun, Jeremy Scott, Mara Hoffman, Opening Ceremony, Pamella Roland, Zero and Maria Cornejo. You'll quickly understand why and if not, we'll be happy to hear your point of view. Scroll through our gallery and feel free to tell us what your favorite look is.


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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

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