Interviews

Dennis Mugaa - Half Portraits Underwater - Afrocritik
“All Art Helps Us to See the Humanity of Another”: Kenya Writer, Dennis Mugaa, Speaks About His Forthcoming Debut, “Half Portraits Under Water”

“It’s important for a writer to remain true to their work and believe that it…

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The Soundtrack to Success: Music Supervisor, Unique Oliver, is Creating a Blueprint for Music Licensing in Nollywood Productions

“Music licensing works with music consumption patterns. The more Afrobeats tracks are consumed around the…

Paul Ngila Njeri - In conversation with Afrocritik - James Currey Prize Winner 2023
“Winning the James Currey Prize Might Represent My Coming of Age as a Writer”: In Conversation with 2023 Prizewinner, Peter Ngila Njeri

“I had been writing a lot over the years with nothing much happening. Winning the…

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Afropantheology and the Future of African Speculative Fiction: A Conversation with Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki

“I think we can do more to formally bestow speculative fiction with its deserved place…

Akinlabi Ishola and Collins Okoh - Afrocritik
Portraying Familial Bonds in “A Tribe Called Judah”: In Conversation with Box Office Hit Screenwriters, Akinlabi Ishola and Collins Okoh

“A Tribe Called Judah is divine” – Akinlabi Ishola.  “When writing the story, we were…

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Filmmaker, Perivi Katjavivi, Signals a New Era with Namibia’s Oscars Debut, “Under the Hanging Tree”

“Films from Namibia often go under the radar, and we struggle to attract the bigger…

DumomiTheJig - Afrocritik
“Every Day Presents Another Angle to Approach My Music”: DumomiTheJig, the Artiste in His Debut Year in the Music Scene

“Choosing the path of music will make you look like a fool for a very…

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“When It Comes to Lovesongs, Nobody Can Touch Me”: Joeboy, in Conversation with Afrocritik

“Genuine love involves a lot of vulnerability from both ends, and that’s reality. I will…

Wingonia Ikpi in an exclusive interview with Afrocritik
“I Learnt to Let the Story Lead”: Nigerian Filmmaker, Wingonia Ikpi, on Producing the Crime-Comedy, “Bank Alert”

“I think sometimes, it’s nice to surprise the audiences just like we did with Kanayo.…

Tomilola Coco Adeyemo in conversation with Afrocritik
Tomilola Coco Adeyemo is Rekindling the Romance Genre in African Literature

“We are not all one thing, we are usually a lot of things. I like…