The music industry is filled with amazing talents and creatives that are doing exceptionally well, locally and internationally. Every creative has his/her style and the ways they create their content. However, we have shortlisted our top Musicians who are known to be seen wearing African fashion.
Some goes totally with African fashion while others have found a way to incorporate African fabrics into their regular designers wears blending them properly to create new fashionable custumes that sets them apart from the rest of the crowd.
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Six Popular Musicians Who Loves African Fashion Styles
There are so many more African artist who had in time past worn or support African fashion in one way or another but for the purpose of this article we will stick to these six famous African musicians;
David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992), popularly known by his stage name Davido, is an American-Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. His music blends traditional African elements with global mainstream pop. Davido is widely regarded as one of the most successful, biggest and most influential African artists of all time. He is the current most followed African artist on Instagram and Twitter. Recently Davido is often spotted in African fashion even on stage while performing.
Yemi Eberechi Alade is a Nigerian afropop singer & songwritter who has gained prominence in the music industry and considered one of the biggest artists in Africa. Following the releases of her albums King of Queens and Mama Africa with huge commercial success recorded for both albums, she embarked on world tours consecutively. Yemi Alade over loves African clothing, it reflects in most of her music videos.
Adekunle Gold is an award-winning Nigerian highlife singer, songwriter, and graphic designer. A household name in his home. AG baby like he fondly calls himself, has become a breakout star on the African music scene with his smooth, dance-ready take on highlife. • Born into a Nigerian royal family is very well known to promote African fashion a lot.
Also known as Falz the Bahd Guy, Folarin Falana (born 27 October 1990), better known by his stage name Falz, is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter and actor who began his career while in secondary school after forming a group called The School Boys with his friend before his professional career as a music artist began in 2009. Falz who is a rapper and also an actor really love to wear his native African attire.
A sharp dresser, singer, and rapper with geographic connections ranging from Nigeria to U.S. cities like Oakland, Atlanta, and New York, Jidenna Mobisson arrived in 2015 with a hybrid R&B/rap sound he called swank. The Classic man crooner is well known for his love for fashion and how he tends to infuse African fashion with western couture.
Mother Nature finds 4-time GRAMMY-winner Angelique Kidjo joining forces with some of the most captivating young creators of West African music, Afrobeats, the Beninese popular singer known for her collaborations with internationally prominent popular musicians and for her innovative blending of diverse musical styles. She ia also one of those African singer who we know to always wear ankara and other African fashion style.
These six are our favorites. They leave no stone unturn went I coming to showcasing how lovely the African culture and fabrics are. Be it in their music, music video, red carpet, interviews, and their daily lives.