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Author: Oluwamayowa Idowu

Always grumpy. Old enough.

50 CENT ON THE BREAKFAST CLUB

Curtis Jackson is enjoying a Renaissance. He’s recently become an independent artist and is threatening to release a new album (Animal…

LETTER TO MY MOTHER: OLUWAMAYOWA & OLUWATOMI IDOWU

Mayo: My darling Momo, For a long time, I didn’t think you were a nice person. You were the parent…

MOTHERS’ DAY PLAYLIST

In line with our Mothers’ Appreciation Week, we selected some interesting Mother themed songs. Enjoy them

CUSTODIAN READING LIST

For the next pub quiz : What phones do the world leaders use?  Wale Lawal’s brilliant short story, ‘Dr Lawanson’. Dele Momodu…

PHARELL SIGNS ADIDAS DEAL

The worst kept secret in Urban Fashion is out. Pharell Williams, fresh off the buzz of his new album ‘Girl’…

A CONVERSATION BETWEEN ZADIE SMITH AND CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE

Zadie Smith and Chimamanda Adichie are two of the finest writers in the world. They have been successful on both…

AN ODE TO MONSIEUR WENGER

I’m an Arsenal fan because of my grandfather. You see,  when Grandpa came to England in the 50s to earn…

WHY BRENDAN RODGERS IS THE MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Brendan Rodgers is a funny man. Sometimes, he comes across as one of those people who use words they don’t…

QUOTES FROM CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE’S NPR INTERVIEW

On ‘Americanah’– ” I do think “Americanah” is serious. I think that race is a very serious subject, but I also…

CUSTODIAN READING LIST

Some people argue that the costs of Education outweigh the positives. All that debt in a bid to earn knowledge…

HALF OF A YELLOW SUN SET FOR APRIL 11th UK RELEASE

Remember we told you the Half of a Yellow Sun movie was scheduled for a March UK release? Well, there’s…

CUSTODIAN READING LIST

Every week, we shall bring you a list of articles which we find interesting and relevant. Find below, 1) Former Nigerian Vice…

‘ANNIE’ TRAILER RELEASED

The ‘Annie’ remake is scheduled for release on December 19th. It stars Quvenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz. The…

SIGNIFICANT BREAKTHROUGH RECORDED IN HIV/AIDS BATTLE

A significant breakthrough has been made in the fight against HIV/AIDS in newborn babies. Building from research last year which…

MAKI OH & ADEBAYO OKE LAWAL MAKE YOUNG FASHION DESIGNER SHORTLIST

Two Nigerian designers, Amaka Osakwe (Maki Oh) and Adebayo Oke Lawal (Orange Culture) have been placed on a short list…