By now you should have heard the song “Nigerian pussy”. If you haven’t yet, what are you waiting for? In the track Princess Vitarah, an aspiring Nigerian rapper based in the United States, brags about the supremacy of Nigerian pussy with lines such as “Naija pussy is the tightest”. This was enough to guarantee that Princess Vitarah’s song went viral. “Nigerian pussy” trended on Twitter for a while, it generated memes, and even attracted Nigerian superstar Olamide’s attention. Yet Nigerians are still trying to decide whether to love or hate the song.
Many women struggle with norms around gender and relationships, internalising the expectation to be submissive and yielding, while men internalise a hyper-masculinity attached to being the man in the relationship. Ankara Press normalises a departure from these gender norms and perhaps nearer approximate the types of relationships people want to have. Tomorrow, they release their Valentine’s Day anthology
Historical romance author (and confessed teenage Mills and Boon fan) Kiru Taye is using her medium to explore pre-colonial stories and our present day impressions of the sexuality of the time
If you’re one of Nollywood’s millions of fans around the world, you can’t fail to have read one of the sensational headlines in the blogosphere and Nigerian media earlier this year: “Nollywood now producing blue films”, “From Nollywood to Pornllywood”.
Colonial Film presents “moving images of the British empire” for the viewing pleasure of anyone with internet access. It provides an invaluable resource that I think should be exploited by everyone, especially if you are from a country that was colonised by the British