MaXhosa by Laduma Ngxokolo shows his 2018 Mens and Women’s collection at the Arise Fashion Week (AFW). The annual event takes place in Lagos, Nigeria and for almost one week brings forth a welcome fashion overdose of African designers. This show took place at the Lagos Continental Hotel. Continue reading
David Adedeji Adeleke better known by his stage name Davido is a Nigerian artist, songwriter and record producer. His 2011 single Dami Duro was well-received throughout Nigeria. Along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke, Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music. Continue reading
By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.
This is Nigeria by Nigerian rapper Falz is an audacious, decidedly necessary critique of Nigerian society inspired by Childish Gambino’s viral video This Is America. Falz is known to use his sharp brand of humor to address social ills in his country. Continue reading
By Adewale Adekanbi
Africa’s diversity is reflected in the dances. The dances in West Africa are quite different from what you’d find in East Africa or North Africa. For example, in a lot of West African dances, bending the waist is a common feature. In Ethiopia, there’s a dance that involves vibrating the neck and shoulders. In the savannah of East Africa, a lot of the traditional dances involve jumping with a straight, stiff back. Continue reading
The dance off between continents Africans vs North American’s Jamaicans- who’s better- you decide! Continue reading
Yemi Eberechi Alade is a Nigerian Afro-pop artist. She gained prominence after winning the Peak Talent Show in 2009, and is best known for her hit single Johnny. Continue reading
Wizkid and MUT4Y of Legendurybeatz drop the visuals to the fast rising smash MANYA which is a first solo project for MUT4Y as a DJ/Producer. The video was shot by Director Q at the popular NEW AFRIKAN SHRINE with many special guest appearances. The song is Produced by Killertunes. Continue reading
In the past African models optimized the industry’s exotic element; today they have moved into the fashion mainstream. Continue reading
By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.
How To Dance Like An African displays popular dances from across the African continent. Dances includes Pantsula (South Africa), Kuduro (Angola), Stonkana (Botswana), Borrowdale (Zimbabwe), Gumboot (South Africa and Swaziland), Azonto (Ghana), Chimwemwe (Zambia) and many more. Continue reading
“La Sape” is a unique movement based in Congo that unites fashion-conscious men who are ready to splurge money they don’t really have on designer clothes. Dressing in stark contrast with their surroundings, these elegant ambiance-makers become true local celebrities… but this fame comes at a price. Continue reading