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Meet the Senegalese Designer Making Math Chic

Diarra Bousso uses algorithms to create designs for her line DIARRABLU.

Who knew that math and fashion could work together so seamlessly? Apparently Diarra Bousso did, the self-described "Creative Mathematician" and mastermind behind DIARRABLU. The Senegalese serial entrepreneur and multidisciplinary artist left a career of trading on Wall Street to pursue design and it paid off. She has just been awarded a coveted spot as the Designer in Residence at the San Francisco Fashion Incubator for her innovative use of equations and algorithms in her beautiful designs.

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Daniel Kaluuya Is Producing a Live-Action 'Barney' Movie with Mattel

Yes, you read that correctly.

In a move that absolutely no one saw coming, Oscar-nominated actor Daniel Kaluuya is set to produce a live-action Barney movie in conjunction with Mattel Films. The Hollywood Reporter first broke the story.

Kaluuya will co-produce the film as part of his 59% production banner, which signed a first-look deal with Paramount back in May. Speaking on his involvement with the project and the impact of Barney & Friends, Kaluuya had this to say: "Barney was a ubiquitous figure in many of our childhoods, then he disappeared into the shadows, left misunderstood. We're excited to explore this compelling modern-day hero and see if his message of 'I love you, you love me' can stand the test of time."

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Listen to Phyno's New Single 'N.W.A' With Wale

Follow Phyno and Wale to California in the new music video for "N.W.A"

Nigerian hitmaker Phyno continues his strong form as of late with "N.W.A," a brand new single alongside none-other-than Wale.

The track, which is built on an addictive bouncy beat from producer Iambeat, comes paired with a new music video directed by Patrick Elis. It follows Phyno Fino to California where him and Wale ride around in low-riders and fancy cars.

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Listen to Olamide and Phyno's World Cup Song 'Road 2 Russia (Dem Go Hear Am)'

The two Nigerian stars link up for this Super Eagles anthem.

The World Cup is quickly coming up this week and, with just a few days before the first kick-off, we get this new Nigerian anthem from Olamide and Phyno.

"Road 2 Russia (Dem Go Hear Am)," which is being promoted as the official Super Eagles song, sees both artists big-upping their team and its star players—Victor Moses, A lex Iwobi, and Mikel Obi, all get shout outs—over a mid-tempo beat from Pheelz.

Olamide's recently taken part in another World Cup theme that's been making the rounds and getting tons of play, "Issa Goal" alongside Naira Marley and Lil Kesh.

Which one are you liking better for the Super Eagles World Cup anthem?

Listen to Olamide and Phyno's "Road 2 Russia (Dem Go Hear Am)" below.

Read: How Will African Teams Perform in the World Cup?




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