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Caleb Azumah Nelson Wins the 2024 Dylan Thomas Prize

For his literary work, Small Worlds, the writer will receive a cash prize of £20,000.  By Hope Ibiale British-Ghanaian writer and photographer, Caleb Azumah Nelson, has been announced as the recipient of the 2024 Dylan Thomas Prize. For his literary work, Small Worlds, the writer will receive a cash prize of £20,000.  Chair of the…

The Rising Rap Scene in the East and What the Rappers Are Getting Wrong

It appears that the rappers at the top of the scene, whose music is making rounds in the country, are those whose crafts are not the most spectacular… There is also not enough intellectual prowess or poetic imagination in what inspires the rappers in the scene, and the main aim is not excellence in the…

Understanding Music Marketing Beyond Publicity Stunts: A Guide for African Artistes

While publicity stunts may offer a cost-effective approach, if artistes depend solely on controversies or other gimmicks to promote their music, they risk losing relevance when such controversies are absent or exhausted. By Hope Ibiale Picture this: an artiste creates a good record, releases the song on music streaming platforms without any announcement, and goes…

A Brief History on the Visual Language of Sex in Cinema

Films like Scores to Settle and Highway to the Grave were pretty much erotic thrillers which banked on the sex appeal of bombshell actors like Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde and Regina Askia… By Victory Hayzard Solum Most recently, the 2024 Meji Alabi directorial debut feature, Water & Garri, was released to some unflattering critical reception. Its story…

Eye | Ogah Friday David

By Ogah Friday David  In the dune’s eye is an immaculate     cascade                           what falls: a strait of water or the songsmith’s cello                         does not matter           …

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