Features and Essays

Filmmaking Afrocritik
Has Filmmaking In Nollywood Gone To The Dogs?

By Michael Kolawole   The pendulum of Nollywood is swinging back to the early ’90s…

Nollywood The Critics
Nollywood And The Need To Pay More Attention To Short Films

By Jerry Chiemeke Less is more. Yes, we hear that very often, but it has…

Afrocritik Nollywood
Nollywood Needs Its Low-Budget Movies. Here Is Why.

By Jerry Chiemeke Before DVDs and blu-ray, there were video CDs, and before those, there…

Lagos
How To Use A Friday Night

By Dami Ajayi   Lagos is the city of sin. It plays host to jaded…

Rock Music
The Evolution, Trajectory And Appreciation Of Rock Music In Nigeria

By Freddie Jacob   From colonial times, music has always been an important element in…

Show Dem Camp
Show Dem Camp’s Clone Wars Series: A Decade Plus Of Consistent Rap Intervention

By Emmanuel Daraloye   Nigerian rap duo, Show Dem Camp,  are geared up for the…

Peter Tosh riddim
WHY PETER TOSH, NOT BOB MARLEY, SHOULD BE REGARDED AS JAMAICA’S GREATEST EVER MUSICAL EXPORT

By Jerry Chiemeke   In February 2001, my mother was interred. By the fourth quarter…

mr eazi
WHY NIGERIANS THINK MR EAZI IS NO LONGER MUSICALLY RELEVANT - AND WHY THEY ARE VERY WRONG

By Jerry Chiemeke   The year was 2016. I was twenty-five, working at a job…