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Senegalese Designer Selly Raby Kane's 'Alien Cartoon'

This is about fashion designer Selly Raby Kane and her Fall/Winter 14 Collection — "Alien Cartoon".

We've been following Senegalese designer Selly Raby Kane since her first capsule collection. A great example of the new generation of hip designers, she reinvents herself and brings a new wave of trends with every season. Working in sphere where fashion and art collide, Kane excels in creating original designs and fusing pop art, fashion and garment combinations. This Alien Cartoon collection displays eccentricity and resolute contemporary lines, while still remaining true to the original design that made it a success. The lookbook was perfectly conceptualized and photographed by Omar Victor Diop. (some photographs by Jean-Baptiste Joire). In our dreams SRK would be workshopping with the likes of Jean-Paul Gaultier and Andy Warhol. For now, Kane delivers something new in what's definitely one of our favorite F/W 14 collections. Scroll through our gallery above. If you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #sellyrabykane.

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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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