Jo Maxwell Is Giving Black Women in Britain a Platform to Share Their Stories

by Rachel Ogbu It’s the Jo Maxwell Show !!! Following Oprah Winfrey’s momentous speech at the 2018 Golden Globes, we are all now riled up and stirred. Time is indeed up for gender stereotypes and exclusion. Thankfully, this brilliant British-Nigerian media personality has come just in time to move this conversation to the next level. […]

LONGREAD: Does Globalisation Strip Nigerian Musicians Of Their Identities?

by OLUWATOSIN In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in the country and on the continent and highlighting the efforts of young Nigerians and Africans challenging the tired narratives around the continent through personal achievement and social good. Sometimes these stories are forgotten, […]

Africa to participate at the International Surrealism Now art Exhibition 2017/2018 in Portugal December 23

Morocco, Egypt, Nigeria and Algeria are the African countries to be present in the next edition of Surrealism Now, the largest World Surrealism exhibition of the 21st century which gathers artwork from more than 48 countries Following on from this participation, the organisers, including the mentor of the project, the artist Santiago, are looking for […]

‘Meet the Adebanjos’- the HIT comedy TV show celebrates 50 Episodes with some handy tips for entrepreneurs

by Rachel Ogbu We finally get to hear about the backstory of one of Africa’s best vibing TV exports in the UK and it’s an inspiring one. The award-winning ‘Meet the Adebanjos’ the comedy TV show about African parents trying to raise their British kids in London has been airing since 2011, now in its […]

Mr Eazi Performed In London And This Happened (Photos)

by RACHEL OGBU Multitudes gathered at the Roundhouse London, September 23, at the Culture Fest Event hosted by Mr Eazi. The event featured performances from various artists ranging from dancers, DJs, comedians; also, fashion exhibition, dance competition and to cap it all… good music. The Event hosted by Eddie Kadi and Adesope saw performances from […]

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 […]