UK-based Afrobeats singer Mazi Chukz has been announced as an ambassador for the Africa Fashion Week London 2016.
He has a great interest in fashion and has previously collaborated with fashion brands, he mixes tailored sportswear with his Igbo, Nigerian heritage.
Mazi Chukz has also been previously featured on MTV IGGY, Link Up TV, MOBO Awards and Complex UK. His most recent single Down was also premiered by Red Bull Music. His previous releases, One In A Million and Ifunanya were also play-listed on 1xtra and Capital Xtra.
According to the organizers of AFWL 2016, Mazi Chukz was chosen because of his interest in fashion and his enthusiasm for African culture in all its forms.
“I’m excited to see some of the fresh talent showcasing their work on the catwalk,” he said. “I have an interest in Nigerian fashion designers, there’s a lot of talent coming out of Nigeria. I like that they infuse tradition with Western influence, I think it’s dope how they mix bold colours with contrasting patterns. African Fashion Week London is a great way to highlight African Fashion. Everyone should come and see what’s happening out of Africa.”