Watch John Boyega In New Thriller For ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

John Boyega will reprise his role as Finn for the final installment of the Skywalker trilogy. Disney recently released the trailer for the latest and final film in the Star Wars franchise, The Rise of Skywalker at The D23 Expo. John Boyega is also reprised for his role as Finn for the film and has previously hinted that this may be his […]

The Artist List for the 2019 Lagos Biennial Announced

The Akete Art Foundation is delighted to announce selected artists to participate in the main exhibition for the 2nd Edition of the Lagos Biennial. The curatorial team for the biennial consisting of: Antawan Byrd, Tosin Oshinowo, and Oyindamola Fakeye have made a selection of 38 Artists from a total of 350 applications. Selected artists have […]

See Peter Johnson’s Custom Air Max 200s Co-Created with Nike

Nigerian-born entrepreneur, Peter Johnson was one of the 28 creators to design a sneaker for Nike’s NYC by You project. The mind behind the streetwear and lifestyle brand Project 96 (P96), Peter Johnson, who was also one of 28 creators to design a sneaker inspired by their story for Nike’s NYC by You project. “I was offered the […]

Watch The Spooky Short Film Of Santi’s ‘Raw Dinner’ Featuring Kida Kudz

“Raw Dinner” is a bold production, which features narration by veteran Nollywood actor Carol King, Santi continues to make a name for himself as not only one of the leaders of Nigeria’s alté movement but also as a formidable video director. In addition to directing his own videos as well as videos for frequent collaborator Odunsi, […]

African Space Project To Launch African Art Into Space

The African Space Projects will send work by an African artist into space in 2021 on the nose of an Ariane 5 rocket. The African Artists for Development (AAD) – a philanthropic organization founded by French art collectors, Matthias, and Gervanne Leridon. The organization initiated the project in partnership with the European Organisation for the […]

Watch The Insurgency Driven Thriller For ‘The Milkmaid’

Inspired by the iconic image off the ten Naira note, An image that depicts two Fulani milkmaids. The Milkmaid follows the story of two Northern sisters caught up in the chaos of the militant insurgency in Northen Nigeria. The film aims to display the beauty and regality of the rural Fulani/Hausa culture. Featuring a list of first-timers, […]

Take Advantage Of Mr Eazi’s ’emPawa’ Funding And Mentorship Program

30 new artists will receive funding and mentorship from the likes of Diamond Platinumz, Sarkodie, Kwesta, Juls, Diplo and Mr Eazi himself. While there are not too many programmes that support up and coming artists, Mr Eazi’s emPawa initiative is different. The emPawa is a talent incubator for rising African artists. The talent search is […]