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Author: Oluwamayowa Idowu

Always grumpy. Old enough.

‘Makoko: The Floating Slum’ – A Showreel of Poverty Porn

“Hypocrisy abhors in others, what we excuse in ourselves.”  I don’t remember the first time I heard the quote above…

Booked and Busy: DJ Spinall to perform at Glastonbury

DJ Spinall is going to be a busy man this summer. He’ll be spinning at Glastonbury and The Ends Festival…

Tiwa Savage seals UMG deal

Tiwa Savage’s status as the premier female artist in the country is one that is not really in question. Over…

How Garmspot Are Taking The Nigerian Fashion Industry By Storm

When it comes to making your mark on the Nigerian fashion scene, few, if any, are barely able to scratch…

The Alté Playmaker: The GMK Story

For our May cover story, we catch up with one of the most influential players in the Alte movement, Quddus…

Burna Boy’s new YouTube documentary tells his story authoritatively

Burna Boy is having the type of moment that we’ve yet to see in contemporary Nigerian music. As he continues…

Burna Boy takes in global domination and love for Giannis Antetokounmpo on The Score’s Cross Culture segment

2018 was Burna Boy’s MVP year marking his ascension to the top bracket of Nigerian artists alongside the likes of…

Burna Boy pays homage to Fela in the Dangote video

In 2018, Burna Boy focused on the music and won our hearts again. The talent had never been a question…

SheaMoisture Pampers Guests At Its #SheaOnTheBeach Ultimate Beach Day Party

SheaMoisture’s Ultimate Beach Day Party was an unforgettable experience for guests who attended the event. Landmark beach was transformed into…
Brexit UK & EU

European Commission adds Nigeria to dirty-money blacklist

The European Commission has included Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Panama to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat as…

ìrìn journal is going against the grain and trying to tell African Travel Stories

ìrìn journal is a new magazine seeking to tell more stories rooted in African travel. As it embarks on the…

Winners and Losers Vol 2- 27th January- 3rd February

Winners Kadaria Ahmed  Enough has been said about that interview with Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi. While some of the…

Take What You Need: Abiola Babarinde tells us the story behind her debut book

Abiola Babarinde has built a reputation for herself on the writing and speaking circuit in the UK and Nigeria. The…

Winners and Losers Vol.1- 21st- 27th January

Winners Zlatan– The trendiest thing in Nigeria’s music climate right now. Two videos with two of the heaviest weights possible.…
Nike and NATIVE's Collab Jersey is Officially On Sale

Nike and NATIVE’s Collab ILE Jersey is Officially On Sale

Last year, Nike shut down the internet with the launch of its Nigerian kit. The campaign around it and the…