The Six: Sole DXB unveils artist line-up

Sole DXB 2017 was widely considered a success. (Supplied)
Updated 24 October 2018

The Six: Sole DXB unveils artist line-up

DUBAI:Dubai-based urban festival Sole DXB is set to return on Dec. 6 with an exciting line-up of artists set to perform at the celebration of all things hip hop, fashion, art and basketball.

Influential American rapper and entrepreneur Nas is the son of jazz musician Olu Dara and has multiple platinum records to his name. His latest album was produced by Kanye west.

Lion Babe
The New York-based rap duo, made up of Lucas Goodman and singer Jillian Harvey, was formed in 2012. They recently performed at Coachella and are known for their distinctive R&B sound.

The Dominican-American singer, who emerged on the music scene as a dancer, got her big break when Prince asked her to direct, write and star in his music video.

Giggs is a British rapper who garnered critical acclaim with his first album and has since worked with multiple artists, including Ed Sheeran and Anthony Hamilton.

A sensational upcoming British talent whose music is a mix of rap, garage and grime laid over rough-edged beats with a healthy dose of adolescent charisma.

This self-taught saxophonist, rapper and producer has created a new wave of genre-bending music. Spinning smooth jazz with R&B, Masego is known for his innovative style.


The Six: Arab and Muslim models in New York

Updated 16 February 2019

The Six: Arab and Muslim models in New York

DUBAI: Arab and Muslim models took the runways by storm at New York Fashion Week, which closed on Sunday in the Big Apple.

Bella Hadid

The Palestinian-American model was a smash during the Michael Kors show, which paid tribute to 1970s fashion, rocking a sparkling black blazer with feathers on the sleeves.

Gigi Hadid

The hectic supermodel lifestyle didn’t get in the way of Bella’s sister, who was seen on the streets in her retro runway hairdo after walking the Michael Kors show.

Halima Aden

This Muslim model turned heads when she closed the Christian Cowan show with an oversized black and neon pantsuit and a chain-link rhinestone hijab.

Noor Tagouri

This Libyan-American journalist took her confidence to the next level when she decided to put down her pen and walk the runway for US brand Rebecca Minkoff.

Nora Attal

The British-Moroccan model kicked off the week in elegant leatherwork by French brand Longchamp and walked the runway for Brandon Maxwell.

Shanina Shaik

The Australian model, who was raised a Muslim and whose father is half-Saudi, modelled for Vietnamese designer Nguyen Cong Tri.