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3 Aug 2015
We are back in session, hope the suspense didn't leave you bored? You should definitely be at the next event. Yegwa of Stranger starts. His first love was design. Stranger wasn't built for the moment but something that would interest people long term. Give people the option to tell their stories through the pieces they…
3 Aug 2015
A moment of silence to Nigeria's very own Fela. We take that back and say Africa's very own. He was a legend and he passed away on the 2nd of August, 1997. For the youngsters who just know the name Fela because he is the King of Afrobeat, Fela is a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer,…
31 Jul 2015
Interviewing creatives is one of the best things to witness. The fire in their eyes, their voices laced with passion and their faces alive with emotions. When we saw what AWCA put together, we knew we had to be a part of it. You rarely hear about the turmoils of creatives. Just the red carpet…
30 Jul 2015
It is just another day to be a proud Nigerian and an awesome African. Yesterday, the longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize was announced yesterday, Wednesday 29 July 2015 and Nigerian author, Chigozie Obioma's novel, 'The Fisherman' made the longlist along with twelve others. The winner of the Man Booker…
4 Jun 2015
Collectors looking for the next big thing are bidding for its beauty and on their investment to grow exponentially. Wednesday's auction was proof these are safe bets, with a number of world records achieved, the top 10 pictures in the sale were dominated by two Nigerian names, Ben Enwonwu nand Yusuf Grillo. The most valuable…
5 Apr 2015
The concept of the project has been developed by the Kenyan curator Sam Hopkins and being realised at Iwalewahaus in Bayreuth. However, the project has so far been accompanied by two “Mash up the archive-Festivals” in 2012 and 2013 and is being financially supported by ‘Kulturstiftung des Bundes’ and ‘Oberfrankenstiftung’.

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Hollywood superstar Nia Long has disclosed that her fiancé and former Nigeria D’Tigers captain Ime Udoka was the epitome of calmness when he got the phone call confirming him as the head coach of the Boston Celtics. Perhaps more than any other team in the National Basketball Association, the Boston Celtics – 17-time champions of…
1 day ago
Meek Mill accused his record label of mismanaging him, threatening to make the details of his record deal public in a tweet on Monday.  In a now-deleted tweet, the rapper accused the label of not paying him for his music, noting that he doesn't know how much money the label has made off him.  "I…
1 day ago
Just after surprising us with his acting in Toyin Abrahams block buster movie "Ghost and the tout too, Ruggedman blesses his fans with a new EP. There is music (or entertainment of any sort) that is disposable - junk food. Then there is the stuff that is art. That is real. That shifts the gravitational…
1 day ago
Comedian Dave Chappelle has addressed the controversy on Transgender rights surrounding his Netflix special The Closer. Chappelle noted that criticisms of The Closer, which features his views on transgender rights and identity, had hurt his ability to communicate.  In an Instagram video posted on Monday, he said he'll be willing to meet with the Netflix transgender employees…
1 day ago
Ogirikan and Iwalewa galleries are back with the third edition of the Miniature Art Fair Lagos after a short break. This fair seeks to celebrate Nigeria's rich cultural heritage will hold at 19 Idowu Martins Mega Plaza carpark VI, from November 26th, 2021 to December 5th, 2021 It is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic…

Music

4 days ago
He sat relaxed, gazing into the thin air as he spoke. On his tee shirt lay the inscription ‘Confident’, neatly stretched across his chest. And for this 26-year-old,...
4 days ago
Foremost continental award platform, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has partnered with the English conglomerate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to boost the credibility and accuracy...
22 Oct
Not relenting on the chart-topping success of "Feeling," Ladipoe is back with a new song titled "Running" on which he features Fireboy DML. "Running" is Ladipoe's second single this year. The rapper revealed that it is also the first single off his forthcoming EP "Providence," set to drop next month. Fireboy, who delivered the chorus,…
21 Oct
Kelvyn Boy, widely known as Kelvyn Boy is an Afrobeatscrusader and a household name in the Ghanaian Afro-Pop /Highlife space. The young musician and songwriter gained waves of interest both home and away with his urban sound and distinct approach to his preferred genre. This sets him apart from his peers, with numerous awards, chart-topping…
16 Oct
When you blend silky vocals, soothing Afro-fusion melodies and stellar sound engineering, the record is likely to sound like ‘Follow You’, the just-released single from Nigeria’s acclaimed guitarist, Ifiok Effianga. On this record, Effianga, who is acclaimed as Fiokee, collaborates with Afro-RnB sensations, Gyakie and Chike, to create a mesmerizing love melody that is all…

Film

2 days ago
Temi Ami-Williams, star of the award-winning Nigerian feature film EYIMOFE (This Is My Desire), has made history by becoming the second Nigerian actor to win a prize at Africa's biggest and most prestigious film festival, the Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou. Miss Ami-Williams won the FESPACO Prize for the Best Young Actor…
2 days ago
As always, Netflix is set to have you on the edge of your seat throughout November with movies that'll leave you giddy with excitement. Here's a list of the top 10 movies to look out for on Netflix in November:  Amina ( Air Date: 11/4/2021):  Amina is a historical narrative of the 16th-century Zazzau (now Zaria,…
22 Oct
Ghana Jollof is served! Ghana Jollof, the first Showmax Original comedy-drama in West Africa, is now streaming exclusively on Showmax. The show tells the story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (AMVCA winner Funnybone) and Romanus (AMAA nominee Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana to “jollof”. In the first episode, Jasper and Romanus meet at the…
22 Oct
In the backdrop of concerns on the outright ban and state-sponsored surveillance of digital platforms and telecommunications service providers in Africa, Paradigm Initiative’s short film, FOCUS tells a story of civil rights, liberty and justice in the digital ecosystem. Directed by Award-winning Creative Director and Nigerian Poet, Tolu Ajayi, Focus spotlights the fundamental challenges of…
22 Oct
With a cinematographer Halyna Hutchins killed and a movie director wounded after US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun during filming, we look at other deadly movie accidents. 'The Captive' Gun related deaths go back to the dawn of cinema with extra Charles Chandler shot in the head in 1915 while filming the Cecil…