BAKAY DIABY shot by ENZO ADDI for DEDICATE MAGAZINE
styled by EDEM DOSSOU assiqted by HANS DJOUROU
hair by RIMI URA make up by AYA FUJITA
This story is inspired and dedicated to all great african-descendant men that had a positive economical, political and spiritual impact around them, like Nelson Mandela, like Aimé Césaire, like Thomas Sankara, like Abdourahmane Cissé.
Beaded elephant mask of the Bamileke people, Cameroon, worn by members of the Kuosi masking society (an elite society made up of royalty and other men of high rank). Artist unknown; 20th century. Now in the Brooklyn Museum. Photo credit Brooklyn Museum.