Category: The Media Blog

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Op-Ed EditorMay 30, 2020

Santi brings boundless versatility to The Late Night Show with Daisy Ola

by Ogbeche Ohotuwo There’s a musical revolution happening right now, and Santi is a huge part of the movement. Other players ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2020

Ric Hassani is becoming a sweetheart for many and we love to see it

by Ogbeche Ohotuwo There’s so much bad news going on in every corner of the world. In 2020 alone, we have ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2020

Chimamanda is reviving the art of storytelling via Instagram

Bedtime storytelling is not a universally shared experience amongst Nigerians. Many Nigerians weren’t raised to the calming voice of their ...

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EditorMay 29, 2020

Hunter’s Game just crossed 100k views, but you can still catch up

While everyone else might be ambivalent about the Coronavirus pandemic, show runners seem to be having blast. At no point ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2020

Tony Allen: Pioneer of Afrobeat Music and the controversies of his legacy

Tony Allen, the renowned Afrobeat drummer, songwriter and composer, died on 30 April 2020, at the age of 79. As ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 27, 2020

Have you “streamed Haba” today? | Blaqbonez’ aggressive and brilliant marketing strategy

by Onakoya Toluwanimi He says he’s an upcoming artist on Wednesdays- only on Wednesdays. If you don’t know who I’m ...

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EditorMay 27, 2020

Def Jam Africa will give Naija Rap much needed global representation

Last week, the world woke up to two Billboard Music covers, one featuring Davido and Tiwa Savage and the other ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 26, 2020

”I was in a place of sadness”- PR professional Ronke Bamisedun shatters her ”perfect picture” image on latest episode of #WithChude

On the latest episode of #WithChude, PR professional, Ronke Bamisedun sits in a conversation with Chude Jideonwo, Founder of Joy, ...

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EditorMay 26, 2020

Cinema Pointer can’t decide if it’s a religious watchdog or a professional review site

For most of 2019, Cinema Pointer was one of the more exciting film review platforms on the internet. Run almost ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2020

Burna Boy: Does Cancel Culture really matter in pop culture and how far is too far?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo When a celebrity or public figure does something that majority of people find offensive, such as making ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2020

The ‘trial of Cynthia Morgan’ and the lesson worth learning

by Onakoya Toluwanimi Ever been going about your day and you hear someone randomly ask, “What about Cynthia Morgan?” Be it ...

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Michael IsaacMay 25, 2020

Before laying claim to the ‘Odogwu’ title, here is what Nigerians expect from you

It is no news that the tension between many Nigerian artists is often not expressed, and when they eventually are ...

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EditorMay 25, 2020

Natalija Gormalova explores mysticism & disability in ‘Spirits We Dance’

As a photographer and member of the Ghanaian branch of Women Photograph, Natalija Gormalova understands when the power of a ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 23, 2020

Naeto C vs MI: Whose music was more influential?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo Those who love music have been blessed with music battles from their favourite and not-so-favorite musicians and music ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 23, 2020

Dear Nigerian YouTuber, here’s how to navigate the minefield of music copyright

by  Toluwanimi Onakoya The Nigerian YouTube community is increasingly gaining ground and waxing stronger. Members are constantly multiplying even more so ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 23, 2020

Beyond Music: Fostering friendships amongst children of Nigerian Musicians

by Onakoya Toluwanimi Testing the discipline, honesty, and self-control of their children, several parents have put their kids to the ...

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Bernard DayoMay 22, 2020

Netflix’s ‘Blood & Water’ is our new young-adult obsession

Blood & Water, which arrived Wednesday on Netflix, is the latest addition into the streamer’s exploding library of young-adult programming. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 22, 2020

#Media100: Toolz, Fisayo Soyombo, Luvvie Ajayi Jones, Abdulbaki Jari | See the 100 most influential culture curators

What do you see happening in the world when you look through your window? Let’s assume you see what we ...

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EditorMay 19, 2020

Chris Oyakhilome messed with the wrong government and got sanctioned for it

Chris Oyakhilome, Founder of Believer’s Loveworld, is back in the news. A few weeks ago, he was trending across Nigeria ...

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Edwin OkoloMay 18, 2020

Can the drive-in cinema experience save Nollywood’s movie going culture?

Over the weekend, two of the country’s biggest players in the Nollywood cineplex industry made some important announcements. They were ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 17, 2020

Pastor Sam Adeyemi: ”In marriage, the most important sex organ is your mind”

In this era of broken Christian marriages, the focus on God and his intentions for marriage has been ignored. What’s ...

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EditorMay 15, 2020

Funmi Iyanda, Mc Oluomo & 2Face have a sit down this week on Public Eye

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a man as misunderstood as Mr. Musuliu Akinsanya, known to ...

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EditorMay 14, 2020

@StephanieBusari is modelling how journalism must lead during the Covid19 pandemic.

The Coronavirus crisis is arguably the biggest story of the new century. Like the Spanish Flu pandemic that ravaged the ...

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EditorMay 13, 2020

Kiitana is expanding her portfolio, and bringing love to IGTV

If there’s one thing the restrictions on movement as a result of the pandemic has created, its the drive for ...

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EditorMay 12, 2020

Blood and Water is Netflix’s first African YA original, and we are long overdue

Across the world, the Young Adult genre of entertainment has become a juggernaut of a sub-genre, spawning global franchises with ...

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EditorMay 7, 2020

Green Worship enlists Dunsin Oyekan, Shola Allyson & other gospel heavyweights for ‘Hold To His Hand’

Since the first case of Coronavirus was recorded in Lagos, Nigeria on the 28th of February, many have looked to ...

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EditorMay 6, 2020

Did TG Omori plaigarise Jenn Nkiru for his ‘Adura’ video?

There is a difference drawing inspiration from another artist’s work, and straight up plaigarising it for your own benefit. This ...

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EditorMay 5, 2020

Netflix is celebrating Africa Month with a ‘Made In Africa’ collection

Netflix today announced the introduction of a Made in Africa collection – a curated list of African series, films and ...

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EditorMay 4, 2020

The Badchelors is here to feed your fix for Ngozi Nwosu & Lagos drama

Last week, Skinny Girl in Transit finally closed out its 6th season with a highly anticipated finale that drew in ...

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EditorApril 30, 2020

Kunle Afolayan is giving a directing masterclass this weekend on Youtube’s #WithMe series

Youtube has really come through for Nigerians during this pandemic with their #WithMe series that taps influential creators across various ...

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