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1 day 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,...
1 day ago
Foremost continental award platform, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has partnered with the English conglomerate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to boost the credibility and accuracy...
2 days ago
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,…
3 days ago
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…
16 Oct
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...
16 Oct
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
15 Oct
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…
15 Oct
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…
15 Oct
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…
15 Oct
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…
14 Oct
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…
13 Oct
Grammy award winner Adele has announced November 19 as the release date for her new album "30". The singer announced the release date of her long-awaited album in a statement on Twitter today. Describing the album as her "ride or die throughout the most turbulent period of my life," Adele wrote that she considered the…

Guardian Life

40 mins ago
“It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.” -  Clive James “There is money in tech”. This is by far the major motivation these days. Anyone giving it a go at the tech industry is majorly doing so because of the money that can be made. This is…
1 hour ago
The 21st-century woman is strong, fierce, has a mind of her own and, above all, independent. She knows her worth and wouldn’t settle for anything less than what she deserves. Being an independent woman is being able to find happiness on your own, have self-confidence without relying on people or society for validation. It also…
1 hour ago
Summer is over and we are excited and ready for the new sets of trends that are about to take over the fashion scene.  Every season, there are new fashion fads that come and go, and some choose to stay. This year, no matter the temperature, the styles are hotter than ever. From monochrome outfits…
2 hours ago
What is ADHD? ADHD awareness is growing around the world. However, there is still a paucity of knowledge and presence of misconceptions about what ADHD is and what it isn’t. October 2021 is the ADHD awareness month, and it is important to take a step back and examine what we know about ADHD and also…
3 hours ago
Exploring the commercial value of Nollywood, Afrobeats, and Nigeria’s technology ecosystem to the world. We often think and speak of things Nigeria can export in tangible terms. We talk about oil; we talk about rice; we talk about wheat and other agricultural products. Sometimes, we talk about intangible things, but perhaps not often enough. We…

Music

9 Oct
I feel really great seeing as the last project I put out was in 2019. I didn’t really release much music last year due to the pandemic.
9 Oct
Joining the line of avant-garde multimedia production studios in the country, AkwaAmaka Studios has opened in the Festac axis of Lagos, with a mission to harness underexploited local talents in the scene.
6 Oct
Emerging Nigerian singer and songwriter Sanuade Korede, better known by his stage name Kgold Rahp, is set release his latest project. The 21-year-old Afrobeats and trap singer revealed that he is working on a yet to be titled project. Kgold Rahp who has been honing his craft for the past three years was born in…
6 Oct
Lagos-based PR and communications firm, NABSolute Media, has announced the launch of a music marketing platform, SpinHeard, that will help bridge the barrier of access between music creators and curators. NABSolute, which has represented artists like Seyi Shay, Runtown, Reekado Banks, Skales; Grammy nominee, Somi; and Juno award winner, Töme, envisions the service as a…
2 Oct
If turning your frustrations into motivation was a person, it will be Akanbi Brett, a fast-rising Afro-fusion artiste professionally known as Superboy Cheque.

Film

2 days ago
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…
2 days ago
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…
2 days ago
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…
2 days ago
Streaming giant Netflix  has released the official trailer for the movie 'Red Notice' When Interpol issues Red Notice; the highest level warrant to hunt and capture the world's most wanted, the FBI's top profiler John Hartley (Dwayne Johnson) is on the case. His global pursuit finds him smack dab in the middle of a daring…
2 days ago
US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a cinematographer and wounded the director on a film set in New Mexico, US law enforcement officers said Thursday. The incident happened on the set of "Rust" in the southwestern US state, where Baldwin is playing the lead in a 19th-century western. Halyna Hutchins and…