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1929 | Chinemerem Prince Nwankwo

By Chinemerem Prince Nwankwo For the love of Nwanyeruwa & more   *White grit voices & plumb plunges: —do not care the brushwood & the instance of flames— —or the ash at rage— do not come bearing olive hands—   *Native Court & the tong of justice: —not a shield— do not come in the…

Why Copyright Protection Matters For The Future of Nollywood

Some filmmakers often operate with a limited understanding of copyright laws and the frameworks available to protect their intellectual property. By Joseph Jonathan  Earlier this month, a Lagos High Court awarded N25 million in favour of Nollywood actor and filmmaker, Femi Adebayo, for the unlicensed use of his film Survival of Jelili by a YouTube…

Tiwa Savage’s Soundtrack Project, “Water & Garri”, is a Nod to Her Musical Prowess

Water & Garri serves as a blend of musical genres and storytelling, intertwining the film’s narrative with the album’s diverse tracks in more ways than the feature film could capture.  By Hope Ibiale Three years after the release of her EP, Water & Garri, Nigerian artiste Tiwa Savage, ventures into filmmaking debut in a production…

In Conversation: Aisosa is Nigeria’s Newest Lover Boy and R&B Champion

“Writing and singing about love comes easily to me. I love writing about the bright and not-so-bright side of love. Happiness, yearning, longing, infatuation, and depression are all different parts attached to love which is at the centre of it all, and I love to explore these themes.”   – Aisosa By Emmanuel Okoro While conversations…

“Therapy” Review: Jay Melody Taps Into Bongo Flava’s RnB Influences And Excels In His Debut Album

The dexterity displayed by Jay Melody in Therapy, simply places him in a different milieu, revealing him as one artiste fully aware of the soundscape upon which the greatness of Bongo Flava rests — RnB. By Frank Njugi  In the East African Swahili belt, among Bongo Flava acts currently in vogue, no artiste displays an…

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