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18 Dec
In the ancient vibranium-rich African hermit kingdom of Wakanda, resided a Professor Killmonger at a leading university. Suffering from a “Napoleon complex”, he was a “D-rated” researcher leading “A-rated” researchers, which made him incredibly insecure. He had grown up with his murdered father, N’Jobu, in the California suburb of Oakland before returning to Wakanda as…
13 Nov
What happens when citizens of Wakanda and Nigeria come together in one space? Simple: an indigenous entertainment/fashion event that would make you call your fashion designer and beg him/her to step up your traditional outfits game. The red carpet for ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ was a work of art as both international and local celebrities…
19 Oct
In Nigeria, Wakanda Forever: Black Panther film, will have its world premiere. The distributor of Nigerian movies, FilmOne Entertainment, announced this, and the premiere will take place in Lagos. The premiere will reportedly take place in collaboration with the Walt Disney Company, FilmOne Entertainment, and the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF). The Black Panther costume…
26 Jul 2022
Before releasing the trailer, Marvel Studios made it clear that T'Challa would remain in the film even after Chadwick Boseman's tragic loss. According to the teaser, the film probably starts with T'Challa's funeral. The words "The King lives and the Panther... forever in us..." are painted in Wakandan on a mural of T'Challa in Wakanda.…
30 Jun 2021
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” the sequel to the Oscar-winning “Black Panther” film has started production on Tuesday at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta. Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige confirmed the news to Variety ahead of the Black Widow Global Fan Event in Los Angeles. Details about the sequel's plot remains a close guarded secret but Feige…
Kwame Nkrumah
6 Sep 2020
  Wakanda is a fictional country (from the now-infamous Black Panther film) is untouched by colonial influence. Wakanda represents Africa before colonialists invaded it. Indeed, the 18th century was a very sad time to be a citizen of Wakanda, no thanks to the thriving transatlantic slave trade. When the colonialists landed the shores of Wakanda,…
6 Sep 2020
This week was filled with lessons. While some learnt first-hand what it means to be the subject of backlash, others were fine with learning from the set examples. From cultural misappropriation to rewards for allegations, here is a rundown of the week: Cultural appropriation When Adele sang “Someone Like You,” we may not have been…
2 Sep 2020
Senegalese-American singer Akon has set his sights on building a sprawling $6 billion city in his Senegal homeland to welcome Africans of the diaspora to their "home back home". The R&B star boasting two multi-platinum albums told a news conference Monday he had laid the first stone for the city in the Atlantic Ocean village…
7 Feb 2019
"Black Panther" star, Michael B. Jordan who played the character of Erik Killmonger in the multiple award-winning film has revealed why he went for therapy immediately after he finished shooting. Speaking to media mogul, Oprah Winfrey about how getting into character for his role in the hit film affected him, he disclosed that he had…
29 Mar 2018
Orezi is on the Wakanda train with his new dancehall, Ijo Wakanda. The afrobeat/dancehall song gets you moving your body almost immediately. The song was produced by Dapiano. Listen to the song below:
6 Feb 2018
Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman revealed on Tuesday, January 31 that doubters had tried to convince him not to give the superhero an African accent -- and how proud he was to prove them wrong. The 41-year-old American stars in the titular role in the 18th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe -- the first black…

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