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Month: April 2020

Virtual Film Festival

Top Film Festivals Unite In Global Virtual Streaming Event

More than 20 film festivals around the world have joined to stream movies free on YouTube after the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic shuttered movie theatres and forced the cancellation of annual showcases in Cannes and New York. The 10-day “We Are One: A Global Film Festival” will feature content curated by the Berlin, Cannes, Venice, Sundance, …

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Santi

Santi Links Up With Octavian For Hypnotic Visuals In ‘Poison’

British-French singer, Octavian has enlisted Cruel Santi and Obongjayar in the visuals for his newest single, Poison. “Poison,” tells a psychedelic tale that falls somewhere between nostalgic longing and brazen lust. Singer, Octavian is in search of an attractive woman, and so he recruits Santi and Obongjayar to follow him into a neighbouring club which …

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Khalid

Khalid Teams With Tems, Davido For ‘Know Your Worth’ Remix

Earlier this week, Khalid revealed details of the remix of his song with production duo Disclosure. The track features Afro-pop star Davido and fast-rising Alte RnB singer Tems. This disclosure got Afro beats Twitter super hyped in minutes, mostly because of the abruptness and the Texas native’s choice of two Nigerian artists with distinct sounds …

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Headwraps Dairies

S.O., Fanm Djanm’s ‘Headwrap Diaries’ Celebrates Collaboration Among Black Women

Creative director and founder of lifestyle brand Fanm Djanm, Paola Mathé has teamed up with Nigerian-born, San Antonio-based Hip Hop artist S.O. for the visual project “Headwrap Diaries,” which will be her directorial debut and the first project in what Mathé describes as a way to celebrate the work of black creators. For “Headwrap Diaries,” she enlisted a team of …

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Dagrin

Five Heart Warming Tweets Remembering Indigenous Rapper ‘DaGrin’

Many Nigerians have taken to their social media to remember late Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun, professionally known as Dagrin who was tagged as the rapper that paved the way for indigenous rappers in the Nigerian music scene. The late music icon who was described as one of the best indigenous rappers Nigeria ever had lost his …

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Kunle Afolayan

Kunle Afolayan’s ‘SexForGrade’-Themed Movie ‘Citation’ Gets Release Date

Veteran filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan has announced a prospective release date for his anticipated sex for grades themed movie, Citation. According to the actor and movie producer, who confirmed the date during a Pulse Instagram LIVE chat, ‘Citation’ is gunning for an August 2020 theatrical release. Afolayan revealed that while the coronavirus pandemic may have affected …

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Burna Boy

Burna Boy Stars With International Acts In ‘One World Together At Home’ Concert

Nigerian singer Burna Boy was among A-lister musicians that participated in the World’s first virtual concert Saturday night to celebrate health workers, as billions shelter at home due to coronavirus. Burna Boy performed two songs during the show, televised live. The concert had singers from The Rolling Stones to Taylor Swift to Billie Eilish. READ …

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Niyi Akinmolayan

Watch Niyi Akinmolayan’s Animated COVID-19 Information For Kids

Nigerian Filmmaker Niyi Akinmolayan has created an animation that draws awareness to safety practices in fighting against the global pandemic – coronavirus. The short animation also has voice-overs of some Nigerian indigenous languages, including pidgin, so as to help spread the much-needed info on COVID-19. READ ALSO – BBC Inspires Hope In New Short Film With …

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Netflix

Instagram Teams With Netflix For Live Chat On Self-care Against Coronavirus

Netflix in collaboration with Instagram will start a weekly series that will feature stars from Netflix’s popular young adult content, they will discuss self-care during the pandemic. While the world takes a break to combat COVID-19, this will be a new direction for most Netflix projects. The series will run every Thursday from now through …

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Toxic Masculinity

Listen to ‘The Talk Room’ Episode 4: ‘The Price Of Life (Short Story)’

In this episode of ‘The Talk Room‘ Michael Faya is telling a story in ‘The Price of Life’ Told in the calmest way, the story tells the unplanned sacrifice of Chike to his dying mother. Michael is trying something different from his podcast that has always tend to talk about societal issues. Here Is A …

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Sotheby's Art Auction

Sotheby’s Auction Of Modern, Contemporary African Arts Mounts To $2.9 Million

Newly converted to an online-only format, Sotheby’s sixth sale of Modern & Contemporary African Art realized £2,359,375 / $2,881,741, featuring over 100 works from 58 artists across 21 countries. The auction saw a 46% increase in the number of bidders in comparison to the equivalent sale last year. The auction was led by Irma Stern’s …

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Odunsi The Engine

Odunsi Re-Introduces Himself In New Bop With Tems – ‘Decided’

Alte sonic leader & producer Odunsi The Engine has been rather quiet for most of the year, surfacing only to reveal new fashion directions and a more recent loose release on his SoundCloud, ‘Stayin’ Low’. While fans relentlessly clamored for the release of his Maison2500 collab, ‘Wicked, Sexy!’, The singer opted instead for a surprising …

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