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Anticipated Film Releases Coming Your Way This Season

Some upcoming films and series that you should be excited about By Joseph Jonathan The first half of the year has already seen its fair share of releases from Nollywood, and indeed parts of Africa, but the real treat is yet to come. From gripping dramas to action-packed thrillers, and heartwarming stories to spine-tingling horrors,…

“Born in the Wild” Review: Tems’ Debut Album Is a Masterclass on Self-Discovery

Born in the Wild announces her grand and powerful entry on the big stage, without any flicker of doubt.  By Hope Ibiale and Emmanuel Okoro This year, the Nigerian mainstream music industry has witnessed more women tapping into and championing their unique sounds, continually redefining their artistry with each release. From Tiwa Savage to Ayra…

Dizzy Mandjeku and the Odemba OK Allstars Pay Tribute to the Timeless Traditions of Congolese Rumba With “Odemba Nostalgie” EP

Odemba Nostalgie is a project ingeniously woven in a manner that mirrors that of Latin Potpourri music; the songs are sequential and juxtaposed with one another, serving as a confirmation that the vinyl version of the EP is a must-have for Rumba fans.  By Frank Njugi  Congolese Rumba music is at the forefront of music…

How Recent Afropop Projects Mark a Full-Circle Moment for Nigerian Music

This year, despite that Afrobeats is experiencing what may be perceived as an underwhelming epoch as a genre in the past months, artistes are increasingly drawing inspiration from within, creating music that offers nostalgic novelty and honours our musical heritage by sampling classic traditional sounds. By Abioye Damilare Samson If Nigerian Pop Music started its…

Courage Obayuwana: A Versatile Talent Who is Mastering Filmmaking With His Debut Directorial Feature, “Kill Boro”

“I hope to tell more beautiful stories. I’m a storyteller, and I want to keep doing that.” – Courage Obayuwana.  By Seyi Lasisi Childhood is a fleeting yet impressionable moment of life, and children learn to instinctively absorb their environment — whether through their parents, siblings, or society. The director of Kill Boro, Courage Obayuwana’s,…

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