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Tomi Idowu Explores Balance Of Dual Identities in Debut Doc, ‘AFRICAN-american’

Ask anyone how they identify themselves and they’ll have a multitude of identities, some more salient than others. Living in…

Wizkid and Davido Are Taking A Route Only Olamide Once Plied

Since 2012, Wizkid and Davido have exchanged spots at the top and for the most part, the aim, while probably…

Homecoming Finale: I Took it Personally Whenever NEPA Struck, It Felt Abusive

By Ashabi Idris A lesson in stress management As I turned in my application for OPT in the summer of…

Homecoming Series: Cafe Neo Is Not The Equivalent Of Starbucks

By Femi Alabirin It’s been 13 months since I made the ‘dreaded’ move back home and I still have mixed…

Homecoming Series: Like It Or Not, Everyone Is Your Brother Or Sister

By Kemi Agbaje “The media shows Lagos as either plush houses and clear blue swimming pools or shanty towns and…

Homecoming Series: I Have Spare Party Clothes in the Car

By Anusionwu Charles Let me start with a sweeping statement, Nigeria is a mad country and you have to be…

Homecoming Series: Childbirth Is Probably Easier Than NYSC Registration

By  Ahunna Nwaogwugwu I have never written about my homecoming. I suppose, on many levels, it’s because it’s still an…

Burna Boy Talks Fashion, Hypocrisy, Rise and Class With SSENSE

One of the greatest criticisms the Nigerian market seems to have about Burna Boy is his desire to shy away…

GTK: Atela

Tell us a bit about yourself and your background My full name is Francis Orterver Shima Atela, I was brought…

Gidifest 2018: A Style Guide by Tokunboh Ola Badiru

Welcome to my guide on how to drip like a faucet at GidiFest 2018. These are actually pieces I’d personally…

Best Moments From Past GidiFest Editions

With Gidifest drawing closer, we went into the archives to curate some of the best and most significant performances from…

Watch Burna Boy Perform ‘Ye’ in Los Angeles

Off Burna Boy’s recently released album, Outside, three records have distanced themselves from the rest in Ye, Heaven’s Gate and…

The Creator vs. The Curator: The MI Abaga Dilemma

2017 was a good year in and for Nigerian pop culture. While the battle between Davido and Wizkid was going…

The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Her

Words by Ndali Ozegbe   7” Personal Cake from The Sweet Spot Bakery (@thesweetspotbakery – instagram.com/thesweetspotbakery/) If like me you…

Osagie Alonge talks Wizkid-Davido Rivalry on Facts Only

Over the past three years, the Wizkid – Davido rivalry has dominated conversations around Nigerian music. Christmas 2017 saw the…