Ghanaian-born New York artist Dennis Owusu-Ansah created something spectacular. We all know Kenete clothing is all the rage so its good to see this artist take on popular stars in traditional african attire.
“I figured something must be done to change the perspective of people who are not familiar with the African culture… They had no idea what my friend was wearing. One of the guys shouted ‘Africa isn’t only about what the media portrays on television [it is] a continent rich in history, diversity and traditions.”
Owusu-Ansah gave his talented take on popular black American entertainers in tAfrican dress and gave them traditional African names. The drawing are hugely popular on h his Instagram account and racking up views.