Flawless Victory

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She came down floating in a ethereal envelope of the lightest blue. Lupita Nyong’o, winner of the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress award at the 86th Academy Awards, becomes the first among her people to reach such stratospheric heights! The colour, is a glamorous homage to the wonderful city of Nairobi. The jaw dropping, gown custom made for the actress by the esteemed fashion house Prada, billowed joyfully all afternoon.

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It’s lunch time on a Thursday, how dull? To make it through the day how about some good old fashioned funky disco? This track comes from the legendary Theo Parrish and is titled Mustang!

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It’s Friday! What better way to announce the arrival of the weekend than with some captivating photography? This image by the Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj invokes all a playful liberation and a sense of illicit adventure. Who is the subject of this enthralling image you ask? Why it’s a member of the all-female bike gangs of Marraketch!

nrb-magazine:

It’s Friday! What better way to announce the arrival of the weekend than with some captivating photography? This image by the Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj invokes all a playful liberation and a sense of illicit adventure. Who is the subject of this enthralling image you ask? Why it’s a member of the all-female bike gangs of Marraketch!

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Deviance and Performance: Queerness within the Kenyan National Space

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Binyavanga Wainanina’s six-part documentary titled We Must Free Our Imaginations has received mixed response from critics. For the Blankets and Wine crowd it’s a revelation of sorts, an impetus that confirms their Afropolitan credentials and reaffirms their obtuse liberal ideals. To others…

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Matata - Feelin’ Funky

Afro-Funk East African Style. Presenting Matata Air Fiesta, listen out for James Brown’s cameo!

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Orchestra Super Mazembe - Shauri Yako

A brilliant track from one of the most iconic bands of the 70s.

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wandrlust:

Wayne Shorter — Night Dreamer (1964)

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Wayne Shorter — Night Dreamer (1964)

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officesounds:

Fela Kuti - Expensive Shit

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Fela Kuti - Expensive Shit


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