Pop’Africana


Pop’Africana Magazine(2009-2014)
[FOUNDER & FORMER FORMER EDITOR-IN-CHIEF]
Pop’Africana Magazine was a quarterly fashion and art print magazine aimed at delivering a rejuvenated image of Africa and Africans worldwide.

Pop’Africana Magazine was focused on conveying and expanding contemporary African ideas and stories.

Pop’Africana Magazine first emerged in 2009 as the definitive magazine delivering a reinspired perspective on all aspects of the arte Africano. African creatives, industry insiders and culture enthusiasts alike found a medium in Pop’Africana Magazine that spoke to an aesthetic sensibility and visual dialogue that was not trite or cliché.

In fashion and the arts, Pop’Africana Magazine was the only publication of its kind voicing a new paradigm of what it meant to be African today, it lead the way and engaged a market that had been severely ill-served. The pages of its magazine served as a reference point on what was current, innovative, visually stunning and forward thinking in African achievement and endeavor worldwide.From fashion and art to literature and style, Pop’Africana Magazine deftly examined and presented new ways to understand genuine African ideas of beauty and style.

Highlights include a full coverage of the first New York fashion presentation from renowned designer, Duro Olowu, exclusive interviews and conversations with Renowned photographer, Jackie Nikerson, Caine Prize winner, Olufemi Terry, decorated chef, Marcus Samuelsson, esteemed scholar, Judith Byfield, and celebrated hairstylist, Jimo Salako. Collaborations with gallerist and curator, Bisi Silva, and the studio of celebrated photographer, J.D. Okhai Ojeikere. Featured essays on jazz and the Pan African festival in Algeria, Sapology-Congolese style since 1920 and Hiplife in Ghana.

SELECT PRESS

AFRICA IS A COUNTRY
THE INDEPENDENT
PURPLE
FADER
DAZED DIGITAL
SUNDANCE
MODElS.COM
COOL HUNTING
MOTTO
VOGUE
VOGUE ITALIA
SUPERFUTURE