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First Time In Lagos? 10 Things You Should Do!

Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge - Photo Source: Youtube Lagos is a snug city, absolutely endearing and charming. It is a city exquisitely unique in its composition, alignment, and lifestyle that there isn’t another in the world that comes close to offering the thrills and experiences it promises. Generally a great place to be, Lagos will grow quickly on you, so much that when you learn to shut out the occasional offensive amusements, you are likely to have a difficult time letting go. Like the popular Eko crooner, Brymo sang – “Eko! Love you, never let you go.” This is one city with so much boundless energy; you will find it as infuriating as it is exciting. There’s no such thing as...

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A Step By Step Guide To Styling A Perfect Headwrap + 3 Of Our Favorite Headwrap Tutorial

Head wraps are no longer just fashion accessories, they have become fashion statements on their own. Whether African Prints, Chiffon or Satin head wrap, they have all evolved to become a necessity in every closet over the years. Women all over the world, regardless of their race and heritage now favor head wraps, rocking various animated wraps, creating their unique styles, and looking fabulous. Even celebrated acts like Eva Mendes, Solange Knowles and Erykah Badu have also been known to rock quaint head wraps occasionally. Erykay Badu in a Nefertiti Styled Wrap - Photo Source: What started as an attempt to wrap one’s hair in order to deal with a bad hair day, or to avoid superfluous exposure for...

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10 Times Afrobeats Artists Did it For the Culture

Ankara in Pop Culture Ankara fabric has become a phenomenal item of immense global reception, so much that many celebrities have worn it. Due to its durable versatility, the popular African cotton fabric has been used to make clothes and accessories such as hats, earrings, and even bags, which have been rocked on various occasions by top artists. In recent times, some of our favorite Afrobeats artists have been in touch with their African roots and here are 10 times they slayed in Ankara designs. 1. Wizkid – The Nigerian singer and songwriter is not one to be caught in drab outfits. He is a trendsetter and has been know to bring a lot of the oldie styles back. 2....

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