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Sony launches a unique Artist Portal that allows artists to view their real time earnings and cash out
3 months ago

Sony launches a unique Artist Portal that allows artists to view their real time earnings and cash out

Sony Music Entertainment Africa has just announced two state-of-the-art new features – Real Time Earnings and Cash Out – that allow their artists to view and withdraw earnings faster than …
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Meet the Adebanjos finds a home on Netflix
11 months ago

Meet the Adebanjos finds a home on Netflix

Meet the Adebanjos , the British Sitcom created by South London duo, Debra Odutuyo and Andrew Osayemi, has launched worldwide on Netflix 9 years after the duo tried to …
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Film Review: Burial of Kojo
2 years ago

Film Review: Burial of Kojo

“This movie is real life magic, enjoy.”

These are words uttered by film director and musician Samuel Bazawule popularly known for stage name Blitz the Ambassador.  These words …
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The Passage’s Caroline Chikezie on family, faith, and finding success in Hollywood
2 years ago

The Passage’s Caroline Chikezie on family, faith, and finding success in Hollywood

Born in London, England to Nigerian parents, Caroline Chikezie went from studying medicinal chemistry at Brunel University to landing a spot at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts …
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African and Caribbean artistic expression in the midst of Toronto’s Nuit Blanche
2 years ago

African and Caribbean artistic expression in the midst of Toronto’s Nuit Blanche

I curated a space for African and Caribbean artistic expression during Toronto’s foremost contemporary art event, Nuit Blanche. Over 130 young creatives joined me for an intimate evening of live music, signature cocktails, authentic …
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Oreka Godis tackles sexual and mental health issues in new movie FACES
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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”
2 years 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’
2 years 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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