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Laolu Senbanjo Takes Us Inside The Spiritual World Of Afromysterics

Okayafrica sits down with 'Afromysterics' artist Laolu Senbanjo ahead of Nike Air Max Con NYC.

I first met Laolu Senbanjo almost a year ago to this day in Austin, Texas. He was about to hit the stage at SXSW 2015 as an unknown known in a showcase that also included Gyptian and Charles Hamilton. Back then, Laolu was a struggling Brooklyn-based afro pop musician who mentioned he also does art. Now he’s a world class painter. Sure, his music’s struggled. But that’s just one drawback of becoming a favorite artist to the stars–Black Coffee included–and the new face of Equinox gyms.

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An African Spiritual Art Form Caught In Time-Lapse

Nigerian artist Laolu Senbanjo performs his Yoruba Ori Ritual Body Art on rising Ghanaian musician Azizaa in a new time-lapse video.