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Nigeria’s Burna Boy featured on US inauguration playlist

By |2021-01-21T00:16:42-05:00January 20th, 2021|Entertainment & Arts|

Nigerian artist Burna Boy will feature on the official playlist for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. The award-winning singer’s song ‘Destiny’ will be played alongside other international artists such as Dua ...

Nigerian-Canadian mom writes inspirational children’s book about legendary Queen Idia of Benin Kingdom

By |2020-12-08T06:05:13-05:00November 22nd, 2020|Education, Entertainment & Arts|

Benin Kingdom, located in what is now southern Nigeria, was one of the most highly developed states in Africa when it fell in 1897 following the destruction of its capital, ...

‘This is the time where we take up our mantle and we fight’ – Ghanaian Afro-soul singer Efya on the rise of African music

By |2020-12-08T06:05:15-05:00November 13th, 2020|Entertainment & Arts|

For most young artistes in Africa, breaking into the music industry can be tough and discouraging, considering the setbacks and disappointments that they may have to experience on their way ...

Meet Wode Maya, the top Ghanaian YouTuber who quit his aeronautical engineering job to tell the African story

By |2020-12-08T06:05:18-05:00October 27th, 2020|Business, Entertainment & Arts|

For six years that Wode Maya lived in China, his worst moment of anti-Black discrimination was when he set out looking for a job and was denied just because he ...

5 Nigerian Singers Advocating For Socio-Political Change Through Music

By |2020-12-08T06:06:36-05:00September 30th, 2020|Entertainment & Arts|

Music is a powerful tool that has been used many times to engineer social change. As much as the Nigerian music industry is predominantly saturated with songs that are meant ...

Netflix announces more Nigerian original series, films 

By |2020-12-08T06:06:37-05:00September 25th, 2020|Entertainment & Arts|

Netflix, the world’s leading Internet entertainment service, has announced a brand new Nigerian original series in the pipeline plus three new Nigerian branded films licensed to Netflix. The new series ...

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