CHLLNGR feat Aku from Dragons of Zynth “The End”

All over this spacey, dubby track from Denmark’s CHLLNGR – who’s also teamed up with the likes of Motherland game-changers like Spoek Mathambo, BLK JKS, Mo Laudi – and Dragons of Zynth member Aku and its atmospheric, ethereal video. Fittingly, the end of the visual is probably the best part.


Arlenis Sosa, Tinie Tempah, Spoek Mathambo In Arise #13

Photo: Sheila Okonkwo for Arise magazine

Details about the latest issue of Arise were unveiled Friday, and as usual, its got some top-notch talent from the diaspora and beyond. Arlenis Sosa, Jill Scott, Tinie Tempah, Spoek Mathambo and more are featured.

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Grace Bol In Dominique Pearl

Photo: Norman Allen

Grace Bol, Sessilee Lopez and more models hit the runway at the Summer Sizzle fashion event in the US Virgin Islands last weekend. Designers such as Dominique Pearl (see above) and Tracy Reese showed designs. Beauty Is Diverse has more looks.


Street Style – Colorful Africa Fashion Week NY @Shadders

Photo: Darryl Calmese Jr

Shadders spotted some color-soaked fashion plates at Africa Fashion Week New York recently. The first look runs the risk of being too busy, but the bold print and large scarf is balanced by the simple hair and accessories.

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