Video: Clothes For 'The Modern Tribal Pop Man'

We don't know what we love more about this new collection by Ivorian clothiers LaurenceAirline, the lookbook-ish video shot in Abidjan (above) or the actual clothes. The collection is a mix of chambray, poplin, and printed waxed cottons for the "modern tribal pop man." We're not exactly sure what that means, but we're open to this simple and beautiful re-appropriation of "tribal." We also appreciate that the collection creates jobs in Abidjan where the clothes are made.

via The Fader.

Image via Sheila Afari PR.

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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