Nigeria’s Takes On London With New Playlist For Africa Fashion Week 2013


aflNigeria’s largest music platform has today launched a play list for Africa Fashion Week London with some of the biggest hits from Nigeria such as 2Face, PHYNO, Burna Boy, Timaya, Iyanya, MayD in a move that will help the firm take on London.

Speaking to TechMoran, Jessica Hope, iROKO Partners Global Communications chief said,” We’re just bringing together the love of music and fashion. Africa Fashion Week in LDN was big last year, should be bigger this year. We’re partnering with them to bring iROKING to a new UK audience and it will be fun.”

 Jessica added that the iROKING team has selected the best tunes on the platform such as

PHYNO’s ’Man of the Year’,  Timaya’s  ’Mind over Matter feat Dbanj’,  Kcee’s  ‘Limpopo’  to accompany the events hottest models and designers down the runway.

She added that the iRoking will also be giving away the exclusive free copies of the play list at the AFWL 2013.

slideqwIn a press statement earlier, Micheal Ugwu, CEO of iROKING said;  ”Fashion and music are inextricably linked, it’s almost like they share the same DNA. Can you imagine a fashion runway without music? I doubt it, and this why iROKING – Nigeria’s number one online music platform is sponsoring the AFWL 2013, combining two world-class African creative outlets that we can truly be proud of. Music and Fashion!

The 2013 African Fashion Week London launches Thursday  August 1 2013 at The Old Truman Brewery in London’t super-cool Brick Lane area and is a three-day event celebrating fashion and creativity from Africa and across the Diaspora.

Tickets are found here.

The full iROKING AFWL playlist includes PHYNO – Man of the Year,  2FACE – Rainbow Remix ft T- Pain, Burna Boy – Run my Race, Basky – Gentleman, Iyanya – Sexy Mama Ft Wizkid, Timaya – Mind over Matter ft D’ Banj, Flavour – Shake, Kcee – Limpopo, Iyanya – Jombolo Ft Flavour, Bracket – Temperature, Skuki – Voom Va, MayD – Many Tinz, Sheyi Shey – Irawo and Tilaman – Ko ma Roll ft Vector and can be listened to for free online here or on mobile here.