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Film Review: Burial of Kojo
3 months 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
4 months 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
7 months 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
10 months 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
10 months 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
12 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”
12 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’
12 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
1 year 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?
1 year 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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