Taurus Musik’s signee Kagwe Mungai is set to be revealed as the face of the very prestigious Nigerian fashion brand Aramanda. This sets him apart as the first East African Artist to be endorsed by the prestigious fashion house and joins the likes of American megastar Jeezy and African record label mogul Don Jazzy.
Kagwe, famously known for his hit singles Superseena, Till the end, Baas, etc is enjoying an excellent run in his career with this move, a first amongst many important announcements happening in a short while.
“I’ve always wanted to stand for African excellence. In all that I do and in everything I make. My vision and goals have been to shine the brightest light on the African rebirth through my music, art, and fashion. The deeply rooted Africanism of Aramanda, their proud and bold loyalty to African culture aligns with my music to form a union of purpose. Together we desire to shine a light on Africa’s dopeness for the world to see. That’s why I chose to work Aramanda,” said Kagwe.
Aramanda said “I got a rare opportunity to have a chat with Kagwe after a meeting at his record label and after a few minutes of conversation, I learnt that he, just like me carries Africa in his heart. My choice to partner with him was made there and then.”
Araoluwa Popoola, a young vibrant Nigerian youth with a vision to challenge the status quo, a graduate in Microbiology on a journey to become one of the most sought-after fashion designers in Africa. Aramanda International, established in Nigeria with a sense of style that can be described as an infusion of the ‘Old’ & ‘New’ Nigeria projecting enviable designs and tailoring standards to the outside world.
With cutting-edge fashion prowess and professionalism, the Aramanda brand has tailored royalty from various parts of Nigeria, and have recently extended their clientele to Rwanda. Aramanda’s garments have been worn on red carpet events by celebrities from Africa. The brand’s goal is sustainability, uniqueness, along with establishing a solid clientele in the fashion world. Aramanda’s focus is reaching out to countries like Ethiopia, Nairobi, Johannesburg, Italy, the United States, and the United Arab Emirates.
Kagwe Mungai’s brand is already flourishing, this partnership with Aramanda marks the beginning of greater things to come. Kagwe is scheduled to be in Accra, Ghana for the AFRIMA awards where he is nominated as the best East African male artist and with his debut album ready to drop, all I can say is it’s all things Kagwe over here, remarks Belinda Odongo, Snr Manager A&R Taurus Musik.
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