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Oreka Godis tackles sexual and mental health issues in new movie FACES
2 weeks ago

Oreka Godis tackles sexual and mental health issues in new movie FACES

Oreka Godis is a descendant of the Otaro and Ekarabome Royal Dynasty of Ogori, Kogi State, Nigeria. Born to a father who served in the Nigerian military and a mother …
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Tumi Morake & Riaad Moosa announced as part of the new Netflix comedy special
3 weeks ago

Tumi Morake & Riaad Moosa announced as part of the new Netflix comedy special

Netflix and Just For Laughs have announced an unprecedented new stand-up comedy event series set to premiere in 2019 that will feature 47 comedians from around the globe. …
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The Online Platform Bringing Black Artists to The World
3 months ago

The Online Platform Bringing Black Artists to The World

When Alice Gbelia was looking for interior design inspiration for her new home she struggled to find an outlet in which to buy the kind of artwork she …
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Afrobeat dancers tear up NYC streets in colorful video for “Peculiar Mess”
3 months ago

Afrobeat dancers tear up NYC streets in colorful video for “Peculiar Mess”

Afrobeats/hip-hop artist Ayoinmotion collaborated with two of the most talented choreographers in the country to create this addictive, super high energy video for “Peculiar Mess” (Judith McCarty– worked with Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Davido, + J Lyn …
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Obie Iyoha Returns To Heat Up The Season With New Single ‘Fire’
3 months ago

Obie Iyoha Returns To Heat Up The Season With New Single ‘Fire’

Obie was born Omoregie Iyoha to Nigerian immigrants in Greensboro, North Carolina. First introduced in 2013 on The Black Opera’s 80z Babiez To The 2Gz mixtape (“The Hiatus,” “The Goods,” etc.), then appearing …
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Accelerate TV’s Corper Shun is the NYSC comedy you’ve been waiting for
4 months ago

Accelerate TV’s Corper Shun is the NYSC comedy you’ve been waiting for

Accelerate TV’s Corper Shun hits your screens hot, fresh and on demand on Thursday, 26th April 2018. Get ready to experience the exciting, nostalgic thrill of serving Nigeria with Efa who plays the role …
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Are you here for the World’s first digital Supermodel?
5 months ago

Are you here for the World’s first digital Supermodel?

Shudu, the model behind the page @shudu.gram is being called one of the most beautiful models on Instagram. Although new on to the scene, Shudu has caused a fair amount …
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EXCLUSIVE: Sope Aluko on playing Shaman in Marvel’s Black Panther
6 months ago

EXCLUSIVE: Sope Aluko on playing Shaman in Marvel’s Black Panther

Nigerian-born actress Sope Aluko plays Shaman in the most anticipated movie of 2018, Marvel’s Black Panther. Since pursuing acting in Hollywood she has had recurring roles on Netflix’s Bloodline, NBC’s …
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Andy Allo on being a protégé to the late Prince & starring in Pitch Perfect 3
7 months ago

Andy Allo on being a protégé to the late Prince & starring in Pitch Perfect 3

Cameroon-born singer and songwriter Andy Allo is an artist who is truly paving her own path with a sound and vibe that is uniquely her own.

Andy released her first …
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25 Years of Lifting the Black Body from the Shadows and Margins
7 months ago

25 Years of Lifting the Black Body from the Shadows and Margins

Black Artists’ Networks Dialogue (BAND) in partnership with TD Bank and the Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, presents the photography of acclaimed Jamaican-Canadian artist Michael Chambers from January 25 – March …
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