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Take a Moment to Revel in Lupita’s Headwrap Game

Lupita did not come to Hollywood to play. Take a look at N'yongo's excellent headwrap style.

Just when you think Lupita Nyong’o has reached her peak style, she comes back again to remind you exactly why she has graced the cover of Vogue three times in two years. The talented actress looked stunning in every outfit she wore to the premiere of her newly released film Queen of Katwe, as she paired haute couture attires with traditional headwraps.


Lupita’s choice of style for the press tour of the film is not random. She mentions to People Magazine how her style is reflective of the role she plays saying, “Micaela (her stylist) and I like to be inspired by the thing we’re promoting. So we find our own little secrets and sources of inspiration. So, for this film we’re inspired by the character I play.” She also doesn’t fail to point out that these styles are ‘quintessentially African’

As if we didn’t love Lupita enough, she supported a few African designers such as Kibonen NY and Dpiper Twins by wearing some of their designs on the red carpet. Appearance after appearance, she flawlessly rocks her crown and unapologetically too while inspiring her many fans to always be proud of their heritage.

Here are some of our favorites looks that will prove to you that Lupita did not come to Hollywood to play:

Lupita's headwrap styles

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The ‘Coming 2 America’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack & ‘The Rhythm Of Zamunda’ Are Out Now

Featuring Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaaga, Alpha P, Davido and many more.

It has been more than 30 years since the premiere of the beloved classic comedy Coming to America. Its highly anticipated sequel promises to be greater than its predecessor. The film will be accompanied with two albums—Coming 2 America original motion picture soundtrack and Rhythms of Zamunda, whose tracklist is inspired by the movie. Both albums, which are currently available on all major streaming platforms, feature African music royalty Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaaga and Alpha P, who joined a select group of artists from around the continent to produce these tracklists.

Still blazing charts after the success of his debut album Old Romance, Tekno has a growing list of impressive collaborations with artists like Davido, Drake, Beyonce, to name a few. The singer does not have not one, but two of his hit songs featured; "Waka Waka" is featured on the official soundtrack and "Skeletun" on Rhythms of Zamunda.

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