WEAVING MAGIC: Chris Ofili pulls crowd at the British National Gallery with rich tapestry: The Caged Bird’s Song’

by Rachel Ogbu Turner Prize-winning painter, Chris Ofili is the creative genius currently showing his extraordinary work at the British National Gallery. The centrepiece of his Weaving Magic exhibition is this incredible tapestry translated from watercolour, his first designed tapestry hanging in the middle of the room against a wall to wall painted mural that just draws you […]

Behind the Scenes in London for Flavour’s “Sake of Love” video shoot (Photos)

by Rachel Ogbu Highlife music star, Flavour has been shooting videos for songs in his new album “Ijele- TheTraveller” in the United Kingdom. Recently, he was in London where he filmed the music video for his hit single, “Sake of love” which tells a story of love and betrayal. For this production photographed by Michael […]

WIZKID, DAVIDO, MR. EAZI, JOHN BOYEGA, ABRANTEE, GRM DAILY & MORE NOMINATED AFRICAN PRIDE AWARDS

The 2017 African Pride Awards Takes Over The Montcalm Hotel on Sunday, August 13! Following its seminal debut ceremony last July, which saw the likes of Wizkid, Fuse ODG, CEO Dancers and Anthony Joshua take home the biggest prizes of the night, having been voted for by over half a million people online, African Pride […]

Davido, Tiwa Savage, Flavour Perform As London Stands Still For One Africa Music Fest

Some of Africa’s most celebrated artists came together to shut down the city of London at the world’s biggest Afrobeats festival, One Africa Music Fest. Held at the SSE Arena, Wembley, the event is the first of the festival’s 2017 series. The audience were treated live music by Nigeria’s favourites, Davido, Phyno, Tiwa Savage, Olamide, […]

One Africa Music Fest 2017: Finally Oooo, this is how it went down

by Rachel Ogbu One Africa Music Fest 2017 was one of the biggest and most exciting African concerts to hit the UK. Organised by Upfront & Personal Global Management Consultants, the festival which held at the SSE Arena in Wembley London was streamed live on Jay Z’s Tidal music app. The iconic SSE Arena building has […]

Tekno, Peter-Psquare, Tiwa Savage, Olamide, Phyno, Kaffy Arrive In London For One Africa Music Fest This Weekend!

by Rachel Ogbu (Foreign Correspondent) Weather? Check. Sound? Check. African music stars have descended on the UK captial as they undertake a weekend of performance at One Africa Music Fest. They may not be record label mates, but Victoria Kimani, Falz and Banky W were only too happy to share a ride as they were one […]

Africa Oyé add Black Prophet and Daby Touré to Anniversary festival lineup

by Rachel Ogbu Ghanian reggae star, Black Prophet and Mauritanian singer-songwriter Daby Touré have been added to Africa Oyé’s 25th Anniversary festival line-up. Following the addition of Julian Marley to the bill, the UK’s largest FREE celebration of African and Caribbean music and culture, taking place on 17th and 18th June in Liverpool’s Sefton Park, has now strengthened its […]

HERE photo exhibition launches to fight against sexual abuse

The much anticipated HERE photo exhibition organised by The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) in partnership with Stand To End Rape Initiative (STER) was officially launched yesterday, Sunday, April 30, 2017, at the Silverbird Galleria, Lagos. The photo exhibition is aimed at using pictures to tell stories of people who have suffered from sexual abuse. […]