By Musa Semwanga
South African duo Mafikizolo will be bringing the house down at the Kampala Serena Hotel as the headline act at this year’s Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards which take place on Friday December 8.
The duo may be best known for their long list of club bangers, but they have also made a mark as fashion and style icons in their own right. It is the reason they have been selected to perform at this year’s ASFAs, which has made its name as the biggest fashion celebration on the African continent.
“Mafikizolo are an embodiment of the blissful marriage between music and fashion. Over the years, they have cut out an Afro-chic urban look that has become their trademark,” Brian Ahumuza, Ciroc Brand Ambassador and ASFAs founder said.
Nhlanhla Nciza and Theo Kgosinkwe, the two South Africans who make up Mafikizolo, claimed the prizes for Most Stylish Female and Male Artiste from Southern Africa respectively at last year’s edition of the ASFAs, and this time round they are set to show off not just their taste for fashion, but also give the continent’s style devotees a reminder of their musical prowess.
Nhlanhla the female member of the duo is firmly established in the world of fashion and is the designer behind the NN Vintage Clothing label. She has indeed showcased her creations at the biggest fashion shows on the continent.
Mafikizolo will be riding on their latest release Love Potion, to rock the Ciroc-sponsored awards. Also performing at the event will be several Ugandan aartistes including Fik Fameika, Desire Luzinda, Latinum and Nutty Neithan, among others.
“Ciroc is synonymous with fashion and luxury lifestyle, attributes that the ASFAs are known for. We are proud of our partnership over the past three years where the ASFAs have claimed their spot as one of the top fashion events on the African continent,” Roger Agamba, UBL’s Reserve and IPS Manager says.