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Afrobeats, All Sound And No Fury?

Afrobeats, All Sound And No Fury?

September 16, 2019

Afrobeats, All Sound And No Fury? By Onoshe Nwabuikwu The Afrobeats sound appears to be the rave of the moment, especially outside Nigeria. It wasn’t that long ago that Wizkid’s Ojuelegba was having a moment around the world, with people like American musician, Alicia Keys, showing themselves dancing to the song. Naturally, it was simpler […]

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7 Asian musicians who used social media to make it - BTS, Psy, Awkwafina

7 Asian musicians who used social media to make it – BTS, Psy, Awkwafina

September 16, 2019

7 Asian musicians who used social media to make it – BTS, Psy, Awkwafina Social media has helped a new generation of Asian musicians become household names while maintaining their idiosyncratic styles and sounds BTS, for example, burst onto the scene with cover songs and videos on Korean social media platforms By Ysabelle Cheung  Mainstream […]

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Inside Afrobeat Star Tiwa Savage’s Very First New York Fashion Week

Inside Afrobeat Star Tiwa Savage’s Very First New York Fashion Week

September 16, 2019

Inside Afrobeat Star Tiwa Savage’s Very First New York Fashion Week By Rachel Hahn – Vogue Tiwa Savage is running late, having just tumbled out of the Maki Oh show and entered a dimly lit bar a few blocks away in Union Square. “I’ve been up since about 5 a.m.,” the Lagos-based Afrobeat star says. […]

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Tunde Baiyewu: Being A Lighthouse Family

Tunde Baiyewu: Being A Lighthouse Family

September 16, 2019

Tunde Baiyewu: Being A Lighthouse Family By Tonye Bakare Growing up in an era where cigarette adverts were permitted to air on television and radio, it was a tad difficult to miss those deceptive cuts that told us it was a mark of pristine masculinity to puff on neatly wrapped nicotine. It was also one […]

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Review: Burna Boy celebrates L.A.'s African diaspora at star-making Wiltern show

Review: Burna Boy celebrates L.A.’s African diaspora at star-making Wiltern show

September 2, 2019

Review: Burna Boy celebrates L.A.’s African diaspora at star-making Wiltern show By August Brown Staff Writer – LA Times Of all the multicultural crossover hits of 2019, Burna Boy may have traveled farthest. The 28-year-old Nigerian singer-songwriter, born Damini Ogulu, plays a misty, soulful Afrobeat sound — a genre that grew from the country’s own […]

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Nigerian Singer Rema Makes Obamas’ Summer Playlist

Nigerian Singer Rema Makes Obamas’ Summer Playlist

August 26, 2019

Nigerian Singer Rema Makes Obamas’ Summer Playlist Mavin Record’s signeee, Rema, made Barack Obama’s 2019 Sure Playlist with his song, ‘Iron Man.’ News Agency of Nigeria reports that the former US President shared the list on his twitter handle @BarackObama on Saturday. He shared a list of 44 songs he and his wife, Michelle, were […]

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The Highest-Paid Actors 2019: Dwayne Johnson, Bradley Cooper And Chris Hemsworth

The Highest-Paid Actors 2019: Dwayne Johnson, Bradley Cooper And Chris Hemsworth

August 26, 2019

The Highest-Paid Actors 2019: Dwayne Johnson, Bradley Cooper And Chris Hemsworth By Madeline Berg – Forbes Staff, Hollywood & Entertainment A bankable leading man is still one of Hollywood’s surest bets, even if your name isn’t Leonardo DiCaprio. While the lucrative twenty-twenty deal ($20 million upfront and 20% of gross profit) doled out to the […]

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Daniel Omoyibo: Taking Nollywood To New Heights

Daniel Omoyibo: Taking Nollywood To New Heights

August 26, 2019

Daniel Omoyibo: Taking Nollywood To New Heights By Zik Zulu Okafor Only recently he opened a 118 bedroom exotic hotel named Dantinajo Gold Resort. It was commissioned by Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. It was in a quaint modest town, Oleh, in Isoko South Local Government Area, LGA, Delta State. Now the hotel has […]

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DAVIDO & THE REST OF US

DAVIDO & THE REST OF US

August 5, 2019

DAVIDO & THE REST OF US I recently watched a trending video on Instagram that featured Davido saying that nobody supports him and that all he gets is just hate. I felt sad about his conclusions because his narrative in that video post was very far from the truth. Davido has millions of followers across […]

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CRAYON, DON JAZZY AND THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY

CRAYON, DON JAZZY AND THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY

July 29, 2019

CRAYON, DON JAZZY AND THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY In the last few days the new kid on the entertainment block, Crayon, has kept me entertained. His song So Fine has been a reoccurring sound in my head. His Clarence Peters shot music video is so visually appealing, I have watched it more than 10 times. And […]

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