Adekunle Gold Delivers First-of-a-Kind Album Listening Exhibition For Fans in Lagos, London

by Rachel Ogbu ‘About 30’ would mark Adekunle Gold’s second official body of work; a direct follow up to his 2016’s ‘Gold’ album. To mark this milestone, the urban Highlife sensation held an exclusive album listening exhibition free of charge so fans could sample the new sound ahead of the album’s release, today. The listening […]

Adekunle Gold 'About 30' Album

Simi, Falz, Seyi Shay, Omawunmi, Cobhams Asuquo Attend Adekunle Gold ‘About 30’ Album Listening Party

Following the release of his globally anticipated sophomore album ‘About 30’, urban highlife pioneer Adekunle Gold has held an astounding listening party, which had attendees in absolute awe as they experienced each track on the album firsthand at Upbeat Recreation Centre, Lekki on Friday, May 25, 2018. Hosted by seasoned Nollywood actress Kemi Lala, Akindoju […]

Sope Aluko in Venom

Sope Aluko Is Coming To The Big Screen Alongside Tom Hardy In “Venom”

Many Nigerians didn’t know who Sope Aluko was until Black Panther, even though she has starred in major studio movies like Pitch Perfect 2 and Identity Thief, and scored recurring roles on television series on Netflix’s Bloodline, NBC’s Law & Order SVU and Parks & Recreation. Nigerian by heritage but raised in the UK, Sope […]

Author Tola Okogwu Speaks About Her Writing Career As She Prepares To Release 3rd Book In The Series ‘Kechi’s Hair Goes Every Which Way’ This May

Tola Okogwu wants to become a Sunday Times bestseller and this British-Nigerian blogger and author of the ‘Daddy Do My Hair?’ book series for children might already be on her way there. Come May 2018, she will be launching her third book in the series ‘Kechi’s Hair Goes Every Which Way.’ In this interview with […]

Nigeria and Namibia’s young artists called to ‘Give art life’ and enter 2018 L’Atelier art competition

by Rachel Ogbu The L’Atelier art competition is one of the longest-running and most prestigious visual arts competitions on the African continent. It was established in South Africa 33 years ago, but in recent years has been expanded to include a number of other African countries in order to reach more young artists and further […]

#SLAYFestival 2018- Celebration of innovation, culture and technology

On February 17, innovators, creatives, professionals and entrepreneurs will gather at Tafawa Balewa Square on Lagos Island for SLAY Festival 2018 – the premiere festival for anyone looking to do it big this year. While SLAY Festival is not a traditional conference, there will be more than 40 speakers, instructors and mentors joining the event […]

How Will Big Brother Naija Play Out In A Post-Harvey Weinstein World?

By Bernard Dayo At this point, it might seem as though the #MeToo movement and all that it stands for has been overflogged. We have always known about sexual assault and harassment, going on in our workplaces and relationships and elsewhere. But it took the Harvey Weinstein sexual allegation scandal to fling us into a […]