In the 1960s, many Africans were living in squalid conditions in Africa’s cities.
Today, they are living in luxury in the United States, Europe, and Japan.
The U.S. and Japan have become the world’s two biggest producers of luxury goods.
In this episode of the MTV News podcast, we take a look at the growing popularity of luxury brands such as Afrikantec, a luxury furniture brand based in Japan.
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