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Mona Haydar

Mona Haydar Is A Woke Af Female Muslim Rapper In a Hijab

In March 2017, Mona Haydar posted a music video to YouTube. She rapped “So even if you hate it I still…
Anthony Joshua-GQ

Anthony Joshua & Son JJ cover British GQ’s December Issue

To date, Anthony Joshua has fought and won 22 professional bouts. He’s a father, a fighter, he holds four of…
Powerlist

Mo Abudu, Anthony Joshua, and More Make UK 100 Black Powerlist

For twelve years, Powerlist has celebrated Britain’s most influential men and women of African and Carribean Heritage who are changing…

Godwin Tom hosts live podcast with M.I. to commemorate 10 year anniversary

The contemporary Nigerian music industry has a host of players and actors who might not be familiar to the average…
Sew The Winter To My Skin

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…