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Solange x William Okpo For Puma

Recently appointed Puma art director Solange Knowles chose NY/Nigerian label William Okpo to redesign the classic Puma Disc Sneaker.

Here's another scorching collaboration. Late last year, recently appointed Puma art director Solange Knowles chose William OkpoNew York sisters Darlene and Lizzie Okpo's clothing label named after their Nigerian father —  to re-design the classic Puma Disc Sneaker. WIth the upcoming Brazil World Cup in mind, they came up with the Girls of Blaze sneaker collection. The designs comply with the original version, adding a fresh vibrant and colorful touch. Scroll through our gallery to discover these new winners and feel free to tweet @okayafrica with #pumawilliamokpo.

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9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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