The Nigerian rapper Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz published the video of ‘Child of the World’ on July 20, 2018. The video is taken from the third solo album by Falz titled 27. The music video addresses rape, HIV and suicide.
Nigerian artist Olawale Ashimi popularly known as Brymo held an intimate session of his sixth album called Oso at Jazzhole, Lagos. The session was part of his album promotion. Brymo’s voice and style of music has earned him hard core fans around the globe.
The Homowo Festival, which is held in Ghana is one of a kind. A month long ban on noise is placed during the period leading to the festival. Churches, mosques, clubs and open bars comply with the regulation. When the celebrations start, the Ga people “hoot at hunger” in the remembrance of the famine that once happened in their history.
Good morning Africa and Happy New Year. We take you to our first destination of this year in Nigeria. In the old city of Kaduna lies a castle that reminds you of King’s Landing, Kajuru Castle. This beautiful edifice is the perfect getaway destination.
Kenya sent its first female athlete to the Winter Olympics games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The presence of African athletes at this year’s Winter Olympics has been a source of celebration. Participants include Nigeria’s bobsleigh team, and skeleton athlete Akwasi Frimpong from Ghana. We wish the athletes the best.
Two Nigerian entrepreneurs are launching a range of sun protection creams specifically targeted at black people. Sisters Chinelo Chidozie and Ndidi Obidoa have created a community-driven beauty line, called Bolden made with Shea nuts produced from Burkina Faso. Kudos to the inspirational entrepreneurs on the remarkable initiative.
Thuso Mbedu from South Africa has landed the lead in the television series based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead.