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'Yellow Spaces' By Tanzanian Label Nyumbani Design

Label Nyumbani Design by Kerry Glanfield released their 'Yellow Spaces' lookbook, photographed by OsseGrecaSinare and styled by Christine Mhando.

Tanzanian designer Kerry Glanfield recently announced her labelNyumbani Design's A/W 14 collection with the bright Yellow Spaces lookbook. Photographed by OsseGrecaSinare, Yellow Spaces draws inspiration from the Swahili coast and showcases bold garments with a wide range of prints, massive motifs and striking hand-crafted jewelry. Christine Mhando, the founder and designer of Chichia London, did the styling on the shoot. Scroll through our gallery above and if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #nyumbani.

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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

Tanzanian artist Ommy Dimpoz has dropped his latest track 'Dede' featuring DJ Tira, Dladla Mshunqisi and Prince Bulo in addition to an energetic music video.