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From a bystander point of view and without going into the fine print, I daresay that emPawa Africa, and YBNL’s short-term contract model are worth examining as a structure for a more sustainable Music Label of the future, especially as the music business becomes more democratized and the ‘Era of…


This poem looks at love through the lone eye of a dark-skinned woman, in love with a soldier at war, of another race. Recent events around the world, and especially in Afghanistan are stark reminders of the futility and destructiveness of war, even where begun with the ‘best of intentions’…


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Dipo raises his hands steadily from the plate where he has scooped a mound of green, yellow, red and dark grey matter, then curves his fingers inwards, swiftly, in rebellion against Gravity- that enemy now pulling the slimy ewedu and gbegiri enveloping the Amala downwards to itself, as if jealous…


‘Stars don’t try to shine, they just do it’-Olamide

Following his chart-topping debut studio album, Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps (LTG), FireboyDML’s sophomore is named ‘Apollo’, after the Greek god of music, songs, dance and poetry. …


Two words to describe the latest EP ‘Table for Two’, by the Mavin topliner - issa mood. This project, which he expresses comes after a ‘gear switch’ in the direction of his music, possesses a refreshing vibe from whatever is out there right now, and is well arranged with sounds…


They paid attention to the 5 C’s

In no particular order, I chronicle videos that creatively exploited the 5 C’s, creating masterpieces that will not be easily forgotten. The 5 C’s are very interwoven and present in the celebration of legacies, past, present and future (Culture); a well executed storyline…


Read the title again. I promise.

I want to seize this opportunity to say ntoooin to all the astrology fans after reading this annoying article that says you people have been reading the wrong star signs all this while (Wait, does that mean that the horoscope that convinced me that…


On this day 57 years ago, the Organisation of African Unity (now AU) was established in the move towards a united front for liberation. As we celebrate the strides we have come from, let us not lose sight of the future. We shall overcome our challenges and march towards deeper integration, greater unity and inclusive prosperity of the African peoples. A toast🍸 to the achievement of Agenda 2063 with a resounding success, Happy Africa Day my people🌍!

In words and pictures, I have curated a few images from the African Union with words of the founders.


“I note the obvious differences
between each sort and type,
but we are more alike, my friends,
than we are unalike”
Human Family by Maya Angelou.

  1. Huge Entertainment Scene
Davido (left), Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer, Lee Seung Gi (right), South Korean actor, entertainer, singer

Culture, in terms of the entertainment and media industries, constitute major international exports and soft power for both South Korea and…


While we were trying to drag ourselves out of our lockdown-extended night sleep, our fave blue-haired man released Ghost Town in the early hours of 1 May. But not all of us are late, because looking at WurlD’s social media, Youtube channel and energetic debut on COLORS, many monitoring…

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