Category: Culture

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Bernard DayoJune 24, 2019

Chiwetel Ejiofor has joined the cast for upcoming Netflix movie ”The Old Guard”

It’s always a delight to see Chiwetel Ejiofor in movies, whether he is in a Marvel flick (Doctor Strange) or ...

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Bernard DayoJune 22, 2019

This Week In Music: Adekunle Gold’s ”Kelegbe Megbe,” Kizz Daniel’s ”Eko,” Simi’s ”Jericho” and more

Because he has nothing better to do with his time, each Saturday, Bernard Dayo brings you the most awe-inspiring, confounding, ...

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Bernard DayoJune 21, 2019

Simi’s video for ”Jericho” featuring Patoranking is the dancehall bop of the summer

Simi has just released the video for Jericho, the dancehall earworm off her third studio album Omo Charlie Champagne Vol. ...

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Bernard DayoJune 21, 2019

The trailer for D’banj’s reality talk show ”The Adventures of the Koko Master” promises an adventure

Not that anyone is surprised that D’banj is veering into reality television with the announcement of his new series The ...

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Bernard DayoJune 20, 2019

Tiwa Savage didn’t see many dark-skinned women while growing up, and now she wants to be the much-needed representation

Tiwa Savage posted a picture of herself online recently, using the words ”brown skin” and how she didn’t see black ...

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Bernard DayoJune 20, 2019

Rema is a promising, colossal trap king on new EP, ‘Rema Freestyle’

Before midnight on Wednesday, Rema surprise-released his second EP of the year suitably titled Rema Freestyle, a four-track project comprising ...

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Bernard DayoJune 19, 2019

Mo Abudu has been announced as Chair of the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala

We reported back in February that EbonyLife TV founder and CEO Mo Abudu had been given a gold membership directors’ ...

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EditorJune 17, 2019

Nigerian design gets a global boost as FourthCanvas heads to Cannes

Nigeria to the world once again as #WeGoVote, a civic engagement project of fast-rising design agency, FourthCanvas, has been selected ...

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Bernard DayoJune 17, 2019

Stop what you are doing and watch the trailer for Ifeoma Chukwuogo’s crime-drama series ”Under”

Ifeoma Chukwuogo’s splendid and incredibly moving short film Bariga Sugar, released in 2017, pegged her as an exciting director to ...

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Bernard DayoJune 15, 2019

This Week In Music: Maleek Berry’s ”Flashy,” Burna Boy’s ”Anybody,” Black Magic’s ”Anything For Love,” and more

Because he has nothing better to do with his time, each Saturday, Bernard Dayo brings you the most awe-inspiring, confounding, ...

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Bernard DayoJune 13, 2019

Kemi Adetiba helped raised funds for teenagers to pursue their filmmaking ambitions and we just have to stan

When Kemi Adetiba isn’t making blockbusters, she is, as you’d soon learn, helping teenagers pursue their filmmaking ambitions. According to ...

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EditorJune 13, 2019

TIERs Releases Results from 2019 Social Perception Survey on LGBT+ Rights in Nigeria

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) has announced the results of the fourth biennial Social Perception Survey on Lesbian, Gay, ...

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EditorJune 11, 2019

#MoreThanKinksAndLocs: The Funfere Koroye story

The third episode of #MORETHANINKANDLOCS features Funfere Koroye. Funfere Koroye is an Industrial Designer and Product Developer with years of ...

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EditorJune 11, 2019

#MoreThanKinksAndLocs: The Bankole Oluwafemi story

For this episode, we reached out to Bankole Oluwafemi, the Editor-In-Chief of Tech Cabal and co-founder of Big Cabal Media. ...

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EditorJune 11, 2019

#MoreThanKinksandLocs: The Amanda Iheme story

The second episode of #MORETHANINKANDLOCS features Amanda Iheme. Amanda is a psychotherapist at Ndidi Health and an architectural photographer. Stepping ...

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Bernard DayoJune 11, 2019

Here are the latest African shows you can binge on Netflix

The thing about Netflix deciding to expand their African content is that they have been quite consistent. At the 2019 ...

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Bernard DayoJune 10, 2019

Twitter had much to say about Perruzi allegedly assaulting Twitter influencer Pamilerin Adegoke

Twitter has been frothing with reactions from Twitter influencer Pamilerin Adegoke accusing Peruzzi of assaulting him recently in Bayelsa. Pamilerin ...

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Bernard DayoJune 9, 2019

Beyoncé’s voice teased as Nala in The Lion King, Jessica Jones, Ad Astra – Here’s your movie trailer roundup

Apropos of nothing, we are constantly inundated with the new movie trailers. OK, this is personal. At the moment, I ...

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Bernard DayoJune 6, 2019

Dorcas Shola Fapson’s adaptation of ”I Got Flowers Today” will move you, but it doesn’t hold men accountable for domestic violence

Dorcas Shola Fapson will probably won’t make it in the list of in-demand actresses. And, admit it, many of you ...

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Bernard DayoJune 5, 2019

We now have a premiere date for #BBNaija season four coming this June!

At a point, it seemed as though that Big Brother Naija won’t return this year. Then we got news that ...

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Bernard DayoJune 3, 2019

This campaign video of South African women singing against domestic violence surfaced on the internet – and we love it

It’s common knowledge that South Africa has a disturbingly high rate of domestic violence where women are disproportionately the victims. ...

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Bernard DayoJune 2, 2019

Rambo: Last Blood, Jessica Jones season 3, The Goldfinch – Here are the movie trailers you might have missed during the week

It was a whirlwind of movie trailers during the week. Case in point: Pixar’s new animation film Onward, which imagines ...

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Bernard DayoMay 29, 2019

Here’s why people are still talking about this age-defying photo of Genevieve Nnaji and her Nollywood colleagues

Genevieve Nnaji’s belated celebrations for her 40th birthday last week would be remembered for one viral photo – a reunion ...

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Bernard DayoMay 28, 2019

Read Chimamanda Adichie’s elegantly moving tribute to Binyavanga Wainaina and cry with us

Frankly, I have been on the look out for Chimamanda Adichie‘s reaction to the passing away of late Kenyan author ...

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Bernard DayoMay 27, 2019

Aki and Pawpaw have been rejuvenated as memes on Twitter and we absolutely love it

Something I have noticed on Twitter lately: the re-entry of actors Osita Iheme and Chinedu Ikedieze into the online meme ...

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Bernard DayoMay 26, 2019

From Rema’s ‘Dumebi’ to the surprise drop of ‘Tradition’ by Runtown, here are the videos and trailers you might have missed during the week

Here are the biggest stories you may have missed in entertainment during the week and others that unraveled while you ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 24, 2019

OluTimehin Adegbeye has emerged winner of the 2019 Gerald Kraak Prize and we are over the moon

We are excited that this year’s Gerlad Kraak Prize has gone to OluTimehin Adegbeye, for her nonfiction piece Mothers and ...

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Bernard DayoMay 24, 2019

Elnathan John drags Reno Omokri to hellfire and back over insensitive comments on late Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina

The unexpected death of Kenyan writer, LGBTQ activist and literary trailblazer Binyavanga Wainaina has given social media a lot to ...

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Bernard DayoMay 23, 2019

We are excited that Akwaeke Emezi’s debut novel “Freshwater” is set to be adapted into a TV series

Akwaeke Emezi’s debut novel Freshwater was one of the highly anticipated novels of 2018 and, as soon as it was ...

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EditorMay 23, 2019

Raliat Abe of House of Tara was just announced the Nigerian Employee of the Year

The TAMS Summit recently rebranded as the Nigerian Employee of the Year awards, and exists to celebrate the work, innovation ...

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