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Photos: Here's What Happened at Daily Paper & Free the Youth's Design Talk for Accra's Young Creatives

Founders of the popular brands discussed all things African streetwear in a conversation facilitated by OkayAfrica and moderator Amarachi Nwosu.

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Alton Mason's Lagos-Shot Coming-of-Age Short Film

The model's new project was released as a social impact campaign to help COVID-19 relief in Nigeria in collaboration with Melanin Unscripted.

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'Entertainment Has Saved Nigeria'—Here's What Happened When Davido Spoke at Columbia University

The artist discussed his new album 'A Good Time' and changing perceptions of Africa through music with Melanin Unscripted founder Amarachi Nwosu.

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Photos: This Is What the Melanin Unscripted x Native House Pop-Up Looked Like

Young African creatives gathered in community to discuss the state of contemporary African culture and music today.

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This Nike Short Highlights the Power of Women Soccer Players In Nigeria

"A Game for All," directed by Amarachi Nwosu, reminds us of how much women have contributed to the game of soccer.

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This New Short Doc Follows Chi Modu Taking His Art to the People In His Homecoming Exhibition

Revisit the legendary Nigerian-American photographer's experience engaging with Nigerian youth during his Lagos exhibition 'Uncategorized' with this visual from Melanin Unscripted.

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In Conversation: Ebonee Davis on Going to Ghana To Reconnect with Her History and Her Greater Sense of Self

"From this trip I have a more expanded idea of who I am, who I can be and what is possible for me."

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Legendary Hip Hop Photographer Chi Modu Takes His Work to Lagos for 'Uncategorized' Homecoming Exhibition

The Nigerian-American photographer's iconic photos will be on display in Lagos this December in a show sponsored by BUD X and curated by Melanin Unscripted.

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In Conversation with Amarachi Nwosu On Her Doc That's Exposing Complex Black Identities in Tokyo

The Nigerian-American director and all around creative chats with us about her short doc, "Black in Tokyo."

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Style Dimension: Pierra Ntayombya Wants Young African Designers To Tap Into the Power of Collaboration

The CEO of the Rwandan label speaks on the mission of the brand and the importance of investing in young talent.

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Style Dimension: Matthew Rugamba Is the Designer Building a Dynamic Fashion Sector in Rwanda

We touch base with the Rwandan designer on the responsibility designers have to shape a better industry for the future of African fashion.

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Style Dimension: Blogger & Designer Fisayo Longe Wants To Use the Fashion Industry to Empower African Women

The British-Nigerian style maven touches on her goal to build the framework the continent needs to truly be a fashion manufacturing powerhouse and more

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Style Dimension: Ayana Zaire Is Using Her Brand To Study the Link Between Labor & Black Women

"I am not in the business of changing the 'black narrative,' nor do I want to be. I am simply adding to the conversation, chiming in with my two cents."

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Josef Adamu Is the Nigerian-Canadian Creative Pushing the Boundaries of Visual Storytelling

We speak with the founder and director of Sunday School on the rapid growth of the platform and how to build a strong brand.

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Style Dimension: Wanda Lephoto's Self-Titled Label Is a Case Study Examining Unspoken African Stories

The South African designer seeks to do away with the Western gaze and thrive within a community of burgeoning African creatives.

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Tinie Tempah's New Capsule Collection Is Inspired by Dynamic, Fast-Moving Lagos

The Nigerian-British musician's menswear label 'What We Wear' presented a new collection in Nigeria for the first time. It was produced in a week.

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