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Oscar 2019: These African Movies Are In The Race For ‘Best Foreign Language Film’

We are very much aware that the African movie Industry is a booming hotspot for great visual content and talented…

Genevieve Nnaji Signs With Hollywood’s United Talent Agency

Another well-deserved win for Nollywood’s own Genevieve Nnaji, who continues to position herself for world domination with this new move.…
Okwui Okposili

Choreographer, Okwui Okpokwasili Named A 2018 MacArthur Fellow

The prestigious MacArthur Foundation fellowship — better known as the “genius grant” — is a $625,000, no-strings-attached award that’s given…

From Jidenna To Vivendii: W Magazine Spotlights Nigerian Creatives

We probably will never be able to backtrack the moment when there was a breakout of the Nigerian presence in…

Watch The Inspiring New Documentary About Skepta’s Homecoming Event

The existence of a festival like Skepta‘s Homecoming is useful to end the negative connotation that countries in Africa only…
Daniel Obasi

Daniel Obasi Probes The Past And Present Igbo Culture For New Short Film

Nigerian creative, Daniel Obasi is known for pushing the envelope in the creative scene, as he thoughtfully brings to light social…
Been So Long

Netflix Releases Trailer For Swoon-Worthy Musical, ‘Been So Long’

The wait is virtually over since Netflix has finally dropped an exciting, passionate trailer for the romantic musical, Been So…
Ikoyi

Swanky London-Nigerian Restaurant, Ikoyi Earns Its First Michellin Star

If you’re searching for a modern, or contemporary, “West African restaurant” in with a Michelin Star in London, look no farther…
The Burial Of Kojo

Blitz The Ambassador’s ‘The Burial Of Kojo’ Is A Social Awakening For All Millennials

Samuel Bazawule or as everyone calls him, Blitz The Ambassador is on a mission to tell eclectic, fantastical stories on Ghanaian life…
Ego Nwodim

Get Familiar With SNL’s Newest Cast Member, Ego Nwodim

Last week, Saturday Night Live (SNL) announced its newest cast members and one young comedian in particular made us intentional about this post,…
Need Okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor’s New Comic, ‘LaGuardia’ Is About Africans & Aliens

Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor is the brains behind a forthcoming Black Panther spin-off series, and one of…
Arinzé Kene

Black Musical Starring Michaela Coel & Arinzé Kene Is Finally Coming To Netflix

If you are a huge fan of movie musicals, and enjoyed watching Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in acclaimed musical,…

On Wizkid, Loose Talk and The Art of Threatening Journalists

Social media has done many a good thing and also many a bad. It could be said that one of…
Juls

Juls goes home to Ghana for ‘Saa Ara’ video featuring Kwesi Arthur & Akan

Year after year, from ground-breaking to jivey sounds, Julian Nicco-Annan aka Juls, has been a consistent hitmaker. The Ghanaian born, UK…

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Bags 2019’s Everett M. Rogers Award

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is undeniably one of Nigeria’s most prolific writers. Between being a best-selling author, feminist, cultural critic, and…