Meet the New Faces Establishing the World’s Largest Black-Owned Media Company

By |2021-05-25T23:54:50-04:00May 25th, 2021|Entertainment & Arts|

During a highly-digital era where consumers are seeking empowering content more than ever before, REVOLT, the leading Black-owned content platform, is experiencing a pivotal moment of rapid growth. Distinguished industry ...

The world’s biggest music companies are scrambling to sign African artists

By |2021-04-16T23:53:59-04:00April 16th, 2021|Entertainment & Arts|

Fueled by a young population, great musical talent, and more streaming opportunities, Africa’s music industry is booming, and the world’s major record labels are taking notice. Universal Music Group and ...

16-yr-old Marsai Martin is producing a new Disney show with a predominantly Black cast, and we are proud

By |2021-03-16T23:55:40-04:00March 15th, 2021|Entertainment & Arts|

Marsai Martin is proof that age is not an excuse to put dreams on hold. The Guinness World Record holder for the youngest Hollywood executive producer has the green light ...

Nigeria’s Burna Boy Wins Best Global Music Album at 2021 Grammys

By |2021-03-14T23:00:46-04:00March 14th, 2021|Entertainment & Arts|

Burna Boy won Best Global Music Album at the 2021 Grammy Awards. His album Twice as Tall won the award over records by Antibalas (FU Chronicles), Bebel Gilberto (Agora), Anoushka Shankar (Love Letters), and ...

‘This is incredible’: Meet the couple behind the 3D animation agency bringing diversity to content creation

By |2021-03-02T00:14:55-05:00March 1st, 2021|Entertainment & Arts|

In the movie industry, although Blacks are often featured in leading roles or make their own productions which make groundbreaking sales and views, the animation industry is still catching up. ...

Fed up with Black women being shunned by the art world, Vashti Dubois turned her home into a museum

By |2021-02-09T00:16:57-05:00February 8th, 2021|Entertainment & Arts|

Vashti Dubois was for years sick and tired of not seeing any images of Black girls or women in art galleries and museums. So in 2014, she decided to do ...

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 ...

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