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.

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Burna Boy performs at the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy party in Hollywood on January 2020. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Warner Music)

Burna Boy, Tinariwen, Michael Kiwanuka & More Nominated For 2021 Grammy Awards

The Nigerian star and Tuareg band are nominated in the newly named Best Global Music Album category.

The nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards are in.

The awards show, which will be hosted by Trevor Noah, will see some of the world's biggest artists up for categories like Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist.

As we previously wrote about, the Grammys have renamed the international category of Best World Music Album to Best Global Music, in an effort to reportedly make it more modern and inclusive.

In that new Best Global Music Category, Nigerian afro-fusion star Burna Boy is nominated alongside Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.

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