February is off to a winning start with some quirkier moments, big fashion drops and entertainment tidbits to bump up an otherwise dull day in the office or classroom. We’ve wrapped up the best from the week right here for your enjoyment.
Words: Tshiamo Seape
Star Wars rolling Solo
The first teaser for “Solo” the latest standalone movie in the Star Wars universe debuted this week. A swashbuckling and baby-faced Han Solo, played by Alden Ehrenreich, is at the centre of this highly anticipated origin story which also features Game of Throne star, Emilia Clarke as newcomer, Qi’ra and Atlanta star and Golden Globe winner, Donald Glover, as the infamous Lando Calrissian. Hovercar chases, hyperspace and huge betentacled monsters abound in the trailer for what is certain to be one of Summer’s biggest hits.
Will does Jaden
In an act of fatherly love defying all expectations, Will Smith Congratulated his son, Jaden with an unexpected but hilarious congratulatory gesture after the younger Smith achieved 100 million (yes, that’s correct) streams of his debut album, SYRE, on Spotify. In the video, Will imitates the opening frames of his son’s video for the song ICON, adding his own unique flair. Watch the video below
Rich Minisi Talks Colour
South African designer Rich Mnisi talks colour with between 10 and 5 in association with Adidas. In honour of the rebirth of Adicolor, several designers have been enlisted to talk about their colour associations. In this latest instalment, Rich Mnisi talks about yellow, his associations, and how its influence permeates the entire design process. Take a listen below.
African Artists Soar Abroad
The master of light and inventor of Afrofictionism, Osborne Macharia concludes successful exhibition of his collected works in Dubai. The Kenyan photographer and CSA Radar Volume 2 Top 15 Star continues his reign as one of the most unique photographic talents anywhere in the world. His latest exhibition took place as part of Dubai’s Gulf Photo Plus Photo Week. Read more about Osborne and his work here.