How Burna Boy set the world alight with his mixed brew of influences

How Burna Boy set the world alight with his mixed brew of influences

Nigerian Afrobeats star Burna Boy burst onto the global stage in 2018 with a slew of irresistible hits on his… Read More

6 months ago

Beyoncé has helped usher in a renaissance for African artists

Beyoncé has released her seventh solo studio album, titled Renaissance (2022). The album, an event in global popular culture, is… Read More

6 months ago

Nigerian historian and thinker Toyin Falola on decolonising the academy in Africa

Nigerian intellectual and historian Toyin Falola’s latest book is called Decolonizing African Studies: Knowledge Production, Agency, and Voice. It sets… Read More

7 months ago

How Facebook became Pakistan’s hottest matchmaking site

A ban on dating apps like Tinder has left young Pakistanis with limited avenues to meet new people. Facebook matchmaking… Read More

8 months ago

Will Smith should get the sack – his violence wouldn’t be tolerated in an office

It’s bizarre to think of Will Smith getting the sack. He probably doesn’t ‘need’ work in financial terms, so being… Read More

10 months ago

Ghanaian artist, Enam Bosokah Curates Black Artists for Wikimedia Foundation

Ghanaian artist, Enam Bosokah, will create the first cohort of art works representing historical figures from Ghana and Senegal The… Read More

12 months ago

Cancel Culture: One Gaffe, Many Burials

If you are one of the 28 million people who use social media in Nigeria, you must understand you are… Read More

2 years ago

How Lagos, Nigeria, Became An International Music Hotspot

In August 2019, a 23-year-old musician named Stanley Omah Didia moved to Lagos from Port Harcourt after signing a record… Read More

2 years ago

Different beat: how Fela Kuti’s son and grandson are modernising the dynasty

The night 1,000 soldiers descended on Fela Kuti’s home, set it on fire and threw his elderly mother out of… Read More

2 years ago

Betty Wright, US Soul, Funk and R&B Singer, Dies Aged 66

Singer with remarkable vocal range had been sampled by generations of hip-hop and R&B artists, including Beyoncé and Mary J… Read More

3 years ago