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19 Aug
The third edition of the Quramo Festival of Words, QFest 2021, will start on the 1st of October with the theme: “Transcendence: Words Defying.” In 2020, the Quramo Festival of Words was themed, Creativity Reset: The Future of Words, as a way of interrogating the adjustments resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, globally. A year after,…
18 Aug
JJW is finally back! Following a year-long hiatus, Johnnie, Jazz & Whisky, the nation’s premier platform for truly sensational music experience is back as Johnnie, Jamz & Whisky with a BBN Edition!
8 Aug
Adebola Williams and Kehinde Daniel broke the internet with their glamorous wedding on Saturday - a big one for the books. Williams, the Co-founder/CEO of RED for Africa, and Daniel, officially tied the knot with a colourful ceremony in Lagos. Photos, videos and Instagram stories from the wedding have literally blanketed social media, as the…
30 Jul
In celebration of World Friendship Day, Mr Dowells, the spirit of true friendship has announced a social media challenge to celebrate friends.
4 Jul
The highly anticipated first-ever 24-hour Amapiano party by Cîroc, in collaboration with South Africa’s TxC DJ duo has been postponed.
1 Jul
World’s oldest Cognac house, Martell in partnership with award-winning fashion designer Iniye Tokyo James popularly known as Tokyo James hosted the private and unveiling The “OSU ” capsule collection that showcased at the 2021 Milan Fashion Week.
29 Jun
This weekend fashion and entertainment’s elite kicked off summer at CÎROC Summer House, the first in a series of day parties offering guests the taste of summer.
23 Jun
Johnnie Walker made a huge post-lockdown comeback in a multi-sensory hangout that had guests treated to a Sip and Paint experience - a select sampling of Johnnie Walker highball cocktail marinated in visual art.
16 Jun
As part of Africa Day and the Africa Union’s celebration of African ‘Arts Culture and Heritage’, Facebook’s ‘Made by Africa: Loved by the World’ campaign chose to celebrate Africa’s growing cultural impact on the world. This initiative aims to highlight outstanding Africans whose efforts have served to place Africa on the global map as a…
16 Jun
Every year, June 16th is the celebration of the International Day of the African Child. It was first established by the OAU in 1991 in honour and memory of the 1976 students uprising in Soweto, South Africa. The day aims at awareness for the situation of children in African, and on the need for contributing…
15 Jun
On Friday, 11th June, 2o21, Hennessy celebrated its 1ooth year in Nigeria with a dinner at the Balmoral Center, Victoria Island, Lagos. The carefully curated event, hosted by renowned comedian and MC, Basketmouth, was attended by Trade Partners from across the country, HNI’s & a host of Celebrities like Vector, MI, Mayorkun, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Kemi…
5 Jun
Youngtrepreneurs is once again on the move on the African music industry scene. The Ghana-based social impact organisation is gearing up for a life-changing opportunity in the coming months for emerging music professionals across the African Continent, with the support of powerhouse global music industry leaders. The founder of the organisation, Scilla Owusu, has announced…

Guardian Life

2 hours ago
During the long weeks of the Trophy Extra Special Band competition, many Nigerians witnessed the sonic mastery that the eclectic boy band dubbed, The BandHitz, dished out...
3 hours ago
United Kingdom-based broadcaster and ardent promoter of Afrobeat in the diaspora, Olajide Adesope, has appealed to the United Kingdom government to collaborate with its Nigerian counterpart
1 day ago
Society today places an insane amount of pressure on people to conform to beauty and weight standards. With the BBL phase at its peak, almost every female is ready to shed off some extra weight for that hourglass figure.  Diet culture, physical fitness and contouring clinics are only a few trends associated with the BBL…
1 day ago
Robert Durst, the eldest son of a billionaire New York real estate family, will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of his best friend, journalist Susan Berman, whom he shot at close range at her home in Los Angeles more than 20 years ago. The court sentenced Durst, 78, to…
1 day ago
Emmanuel Kojo, the leading man in Disney's Beauty And The Beast theatre production has been suspended following allegations of inappropriate language. Emmanuel Kojo, 29, had been playing the role of the Beast in the musical, the first black actor to do so in the UK, until last Saturday as reported by The Daily Mail. It…

Music

1 day ago
For a laid-back, sultry soft-pop/RnB groove, Wisdom is your go-to guy anyday. With his just-released single dubbed, Inside You, the young singer proves his mastery behind the microphone, with the vibrant sensual record. “I just wanted to say it how it is, no sugar-coating, just pure emotion and sexual energy, ‘cause at the end of…
1 day ago
Simi has released a new single titled "Woman," which challenges unfair female stereotypes and highlights the strength of women. The record leans into the defiant ethos of Afrobeat to reclaim the narrative for women and turns Simi’s long-held socio-political beliefs on equality into a sonic thesis for women’s liberation. The new song comes following the…
1 day ago
British soul diva Adele on Friday released comeback single "Easy On Me", in which she shares with the world details of the traumatic six years she has endured since last releasing a record. In that period, the 33-year-old megastar said she suffered a "year of anxiety" in which her marriage fell apart. While her voice…
1 day ago
Emerging singer Zamorra has released his debut project "Storms and Rainbows". The EP collects his life experiences in eight spectacular songs, charting the evolution of his career from Ondo to Lagos, and the in-betweens which shape the best of any such journey: family, love, pain and eventual triumph. Beginning with "Aiku", a warm record which…
2 days ago
Most of us enjoy good music as a form of relaxation and entertainment after a long day’s work or to start our day. For some reason with appreciation of African culture, African music has been dubbed Afrobeats by Nigerian veteran music star Fela Kuti. This was influenced by Fuji music and Highlife, mixed in with…

Film

1 day ago
  Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch an innovative short film competition on ‘African Folktales, Reimagined’ across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners of the competition will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and provided with a US$75,000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on Netflix in 2022 as an “Anthology of African…
1 day ago
It’s another weekend to binge-watch some of your favourite movies on Netflix. Need some time to relax after a stressful week? Nothing says comfort better than hot buttered popcorn and a foot soak while watching some of the latest movies in your loungewear. This weekend, create an at-home movie cinema experience without annoying audience members…
3 days ago
Netflix's Squid Game has become the biggest launch in the streaming service's history, with 111 million fans watching the show since its debut on September 17. The South Korean hit series has become quite the pop culture phenomenon upon launch, easily surpassing the 82 million accounts that watched Bridgerton in that show's first 28 days.…
11 Oct
The official trailer for Showmax's first comedy-drama series in West Africa, Ghana Jollof, which premieres on the African streaming service on Friday, 22 October 2021 is out. Ghana Jollof tells the sizzling story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (Funnybone) and Romanus (Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana in search of greener pastures. In the trailer,…
5 Oct
Streaming giant HBO Max has released a teaser trailer for its highly anticipated “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon.” Set 200 years prior to the events of “Game of Thrones,” the pre-quel “House of the Dragon” tells the story of House Targaryen and the Targaryen civil war that became known as the “Dance…