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Chronicling the African Renaissance

New York

What’s Cooking: An Interview with Chef Pierre Thiam
6 years ago

What’s Cooking: An Interview with Chef Pierre Thiam

Growing up in the vibrant streets of Dakar, Chef Pierre Thiam grew to love and appreciate West African food. His lifelong passion for food lead him to abandon …
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Artist Spotlight: Laolu Senbanjo
6 years ago

Artist Spotlight: Laolu Senbanjo

Laolu Senbanjo is a Nigerian visual artist, musician, and human rights lawyer who divides his time between New York and his home country. He started drawing as …
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Let’s Talk African Music with DJ Chief Boima
6 years ago

Let’s Talk African Music with DJ Chief Boima

Globalization is the buzzword of this decade. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the music industry where music has become a smorgasbord of different languages, rhythms, and …
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A good novel shouldn’t have a point: A review of Teju Cole’s Open City
6 years ago

A good novel shouldn’t have a point: A review of Teju Cole’s Open City

Although Open City is his first novel, Teju Cole is no stranger to the world. Undoubtedly a multitalented artist, he regularly contributes to The New Yorker and the …
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