#ItTakesTwo: Power Couple Heemal & Deeshana

It’s not often that two creative power players form a couple, even more rare is how committed to their success. 

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Heemal is a music producer, a songwriter, a lyricist and a beat maker who forms one-third of Ganja Beatz, the collective responsible for the slick sounds of YoungstaCPT and Cassper Nyovest.

Deeshana is an art director with a background in trend forecasting and styling. He uses influence to elevate her into the spotlight, an ideal place to be considering she’s launching her blog very soon. She uses her knowledge and skills to ensure that he always looks his best, providing him with insight into seasonal trends and trending tones.


We’re just going to come out and say it: the definition of couple goals can be summed up with Heemal and Deeshana, who are as kind and passionate as they are stylish and successful.

How do they influence each other’s style?

Deeshana views it as a role that she’s playing, the role of a rapper wife, and she loves dressing accordingly. She’s even coined a term for her signature combination of workwear meets sports luxe: work-it-wear. Every part of her look is elevated. “I’m a high-heel girl, although I wear sneakers on the weekend.

The thing is I’m not a standard sneaker girl, it has to be something different.

The velvet Nike Cortez is a good example.” This has pretty much always been the case for Deeshana, which is revealed when asked about her first pair of sneakers. “I was 14, and they were Converse sneakers covered in glitter. A lot of people thought I was weird, but I was obsessed with them. I think “ahead of time” is a better way of positioning it” she laughs.

Heemal constantly compliments Deeshana, who artfully poses the pair, ensuring that they both look their best. After filling up the studio with their love, they share with us what we can expect from them in 2018: a full-on fashion takeover, as Heemal will be launching his clothing line.

Needless to say, we’re here for it.

Photographer: Luca Vincenzo | Stylist and online editor: Marieke Merts

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