From Refugee to Model: How the Fashion Industry Failed Issack Abdi Sadik

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Erick the Architect

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As we delve into the vibrant world of Erick the Architect, the visionary artist whose latest album "I've Never Been Here Before" is his love letter to life after Future Proof, a tremulous relationship, sobriety, newfound love and environments. With an eclectic blend of sounds and...
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Nonso Amadi

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Nonso Amadi is a singer, songwriter, producer who grew up in Lagos, Nigeria and currently based in Canada. I’m an artist that’s very passionate about bridging the world of R&B music and afrobeats. I like to sit in between those worlds. Also, I’m on a constant journey of exploring mu...
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What To Expect At The South African Fashion Week - Spring Summer 2024 Collections

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As Fashion Week wraps up in its global capitals, South Africa stands apart, preparing for one of its grandest fashion events yet, South Africa Fashion Week (SAFW), marking its 27th year—a significant milestone given the nation's history.We caught up with Lucilla Booyzen, the directo...
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Fashioning Empowerment: Black Women Redefining Music and Fashion at the 66th Grammys

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The 66th Annual Grammy Awards, held on February 5th, was not just another star-studded event; it was a celebration of the evolving landscape of the music industry and the undeniable influence of women (especially black women) within it. And if music’s biggest night always brings deb...
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East African Rap Scene; Highlighting King Kerby

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Kenyan-helmed polymath King Kerby is innovating the rap scene in East Africa and beyond with his wellness-hinged rhymes. Fresh off his third solo studio LP dubbed ‘Saba’, Kerby is launching his sounds with fervor and venom as he braces to push East African sounds to the world...
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Maeta the R&B sensation who is not limiting her success.

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"I had the most free childhood ever", Maeta says to me as we sit down for this conversation. We are upstairs in one of the studios at Shoreditch Studios, having just completed her photoshoot. Maeta is in London, where she just played a sold-out show at the Lower Third. "It was free,...
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“Òròkórò” is more proof that Mr Eazi is an Evil Genius

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Nigerian musician, record executive and entrepreneur Mr Eazi has just dropped the latest video for his album and visual art project, ‘The Evil Genius.’ The song, “Òròkórò”, is the fifth cut to be filmed and the first from the LP to get an official video. The rest have been live rend...
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Through My Lens: Aderibigbe Adefemi Daniel "Bushboy" (Cinematographer/Creative Director)

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Discover the universe of Bushboy, a visionary architect of sound and vision that pushes the limits of music and video. Motivated by a passion for narrative, Bushboy crafts intricate visual and aural tapestries that enthrall audiences and transport them to extraordinary worlds.
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The Most Anticipated Match on the African Continent: Nigeria vs. Côte d'Ivoire in AFCON 2023 Final

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All eyes are on Africa, as the Africa Cup of Nations AFCON 2023 draws to its conclusion. Nigeria is gunning for its fourth Title, while Côte d'Ivoire seeks its third Title in what will probably be the most-watched AFCON finale yet.
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Could the African Grammy Category Spark a Continental Musical Art Renaissance?

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The 66th Grammy Awards were held this past Sunday and featured the inaugural “Best African Music Performance” award. This category was a part of the Recording Academy’s push to “acknowledge and appreciate a broader array of artists” while also “exposing a wider range of music to fans w
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Balmain’s Fall/Winter 2024 Menswear Collection: Celebrating African Opulence and Sapeur Elegance

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After a four-year-long hiatus from the menswear collections, the creative mind behind Balmain, Olivier Rousteing, recently took center stage at Paris Fashion Week. For his much-awaited Fall/Winter 2024 collection, Rousteing paid homage to Congolese Sapeurs and their revered fashion sub
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TEMS ‘Not An Angel’ Is Not Your Typical Breakup Song.

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From the moment Temilade Openiyi, famously known as Tems, pierced our souls with her phenomenal voice and confidence, the world was introduced to an artist who not just knows her onions, but is also ready to redefine music that would change the world in decades to come. The Nigerian si
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BLAQBONEZ

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When I arrive at Blank Box studio in East London, the faint sounds of Afrobeats echo in the hallways. As I approach and enter the room, the set is filled with a flurry of people all on hand to shoot the one and only Blaqbonez. The energy and vibe on set at the right settings to capture
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Rob49

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Rob49 may have had one of the most explosive starts to any rap career of the decade. Capturing the attention of legends such as Kevin Gates, Lil Baby, Birdman, G Herbo and Lil Durk, earning himself a feature on Travis Scott’s highly anticipated ‘Utopia’ and becoming an XXL Freshman...
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Lifesize Teddy

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Lifesize Teddy is on a mission for world dominance. Equipped with quick-witted one-liners and the swagger of a babe raised between Port Harcourt and Bonny Island. A product of Hip-Hop culture and its international reach across the African diaspora - her sound is a reflection of both...
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88 Digital Launch

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LAGOS, Nigeria, January 8, 2024 — In a remarkable blend of celebration and innovation, 88 Digital Network proudly announces its official launch alongside the 35th birthday of its visionary founder, Bidemi Popson. This dual celebration marks a milestone in Nigeria’s digital landscape, p
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GËTO Unveils iLoVEHOME Collection: A Celebration of Lagosian Culture and Feminine Grace

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Gëto, the internationally acclaimed cut and sewn clothing brand founded by SamanthaA .Ogunniya, proudly announces the highly anticipated launch of its latest collection, iLoVEHOME. Rooted in the heart of Lagos, Nigeria, Gëto continues to redefine fashion with its commitment to outstand
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