Tag: Pop-Culture

Bernard DayoJune 16, 2018

C. J. Obasi’s “Mami Wata” is the supernatural thriller that could shake up Nollywood

Some months back, I stumbled on Siren, a new television series on American cable Freeform. First reading positive reviews and ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 1, 2018

“People should quit complaining about the accents of radio presenters” | OAPs speak at #SMWLagos2018

Radio, since its genesis, has had a relatively substantial impact on popular culture. We cannot even think and/or talk of ...

EzinneDecember 12, 2017

The Thread: Small Doctor’s “Penalty” shames the poor

Nigerians generally bemoan the lack of good content in today’s music. Popular music lyrics flow along the lines of “30 ...

EditorNovember 10, 2017

LONG READ: Can popular culture save Nigeria?

by Wilfred Okiche   It is hard being a Nigerian citizen today. The country is so dysfunctional that even on ...

EzinneMay 26, 2017

The Thread: “Ada” Tiwa” “Tosin” | The different types of ladies in Nigeria

Christening is an all-important part of the Nigerian culture as the names parents- and grandparents- pick for a child usually ...

RoqeebahFebruary 13, 2017

10 hilarious tweets that will convince you to follow the @officialEFCC on twitter

While many public/private offices, government agencies, ministries and departments have got on the transparent and inclusive operations system that has ...

ToluJanuary 5, 2017

Insiders: “2016 was a bad year for the Headies”

Everyone agrees the show is a trailblazer, But Soundcity made it look ugly. The Headies Awards held its 11th edition ...

ToluDecember 2, 2016

LONG READ: The rise & fall of Eedris Abdulkareem, Kennis Music and how Nigerians learn to stop taking sh_t

by Wilfred Okiche How come Nigerians swallow all the sub-standard nonsense all around us – and how do we snap ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 29, 2016

#VMAs: Beyonce rules… walks away with Video of the Year award [See list of winners]

The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards (MTV VMAs) has come to a close and here are the winners on the ...

Isime EseneAugust 5, 2016

Laolu Sebanjo, Damilola Elebe, Adenrele Sonariwo… See the #YNaijaPowerList for Culture

The annual #YNaijaPowerList enters its 5th year, and we bring you the most influential young Nigerians under 40 who are rocking ...

December 14, 2013

Ekerete Udoh: Nigerians have no purposeful leaders like Mandela

by Ekerete Udoh Now the question is:  If Nigeria was able to conquer the world with her pop culture, and ...

December 4, 2013

Pay attention, start-ups! 10 lessons from Fast & Furious franchise

by Nubi Kay A bunch of folks that saw the fifth film missed the post-credit scene and went back to ...

October 12, 2013

Dating by numbers: 12 rules to live (and die) by

by Ann Breslaw You’re a new couple! Everything is so fresh and so clean (clean!). You shouldn’t get bored of ...

September 8, 2013

The controversy continues: Did Bishop T.D Jakes fall under a $1 million anointing? (WATCH)

by Akan Ido Tongues continue to wag at the image of Hollywood filmmaker, Tyler Perry laying hands on popular bishop ...

June 15, 2013

Marketers fight to gain distribution rights for Afrocandy’s soft-porn movie

by Rachel Ogbu New reports claim that a good number of Nigerian movie marketers are already fighting to obtain the ...

May 10, 2013

Gimba Kakanda: I love pop culture – but it has lost its soul

by Gimba Kakanda Today you have graduates who would say “I dey craze?” on being asked to go for a ...

May 8, 2013

I am not gay o – American DJ accused of soliciting male prostitute speaks up (PICTURED)

After being arrested on Friday for allegedly soliciting a male prostitute in Brooklyn, DJ Mister Cee, whose real name is ...

April 28, 2013

Bad belle? Actress blasts (or is it mocks?) Tyler Perry for casting Kim Kardashian in latest film (READ)

  I found it interesting that Tyler did that with Temptation, hiring Kim Kardashian because she has 16 million Twitter ...

April 7, 2013

“I would be a great father… in 2 years” – Tyler Perry, 43, confesses to Steve Harvey (WATCH)

Throughout the course of his career, Tyler Perry has accumulated a tremendous amount success, not to mention topping Forbes magazine’s ...

March 6, 2013

FBI files on Whitney Houston released (CLICK)

The FBI has released its files on a trio of investigations the agency conducted on behalf of Whitney Houston.  All ...

March 6, 2013

“Shameless, bad faith attempt to abuse the legal system”: Michael Jordan responds to paternity lawsuit

Basketball hall of famer Michael Jordan asked a Georgia court on Monday to dismiss a paternity suit against him, calling ...

March 3, 2013

Cece Winan’s nephew, Michael Winans Jr. jailed 14 years for $8 million fraud targeting churches

Michael Winans Jr., of the popular Gospel-singing Winans family, was sentenced this week to nearly 14 years in prison for ...

December 16, 2012

6 brutal reasons why you are not yet married

by Tracy McMillan   You want to get married. It’s taken a while to admit it. Saying it out loud ...

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