Category Archives: Entertainment

Lupita Nyong’o Talks Style

Lupita Nyong’o Talks Style
Lupita Nyong’o’s edgy shaved hairstyle was never a conscious rebel decision – but it has made the actor happier than hair ever did and shows off her exquisite complexion than a fancy hairstyle ever could. ...
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African Music: Abramz (Uganda)

African Music: Abramz (Uganda)
Tekya “Abramz” Abraham better known as ‘Abramz’ has been at the top of the African music scene for over 20 years now and is considered to be Uganda’s best -if not, the country’s ...
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Our Favourite Poets: Safia Elhillo

Our Favourite Poets: Safia Elhillo
Safia Elhillo is one of our favourite poets. A first generation Sudanese-American poet, she was born in Maryland, Washington D.C. but has lived in Egypt, England, and Switzerland (her father worked for the U.N). Safia ...
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African Jazz: George Sibanda (Zimbabwe)

African Jazz: George Sibanda (Zimbabwe)
Back in the 1940s and 50s, George Sibanda was one of the first true music stars of Africa, a troubadour who left his mark on African jazz and songs in the hearts of jazz-lovers across the world. Sibanda was born in ...
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New African Music: Killa Ace, Gambia

New African Music: Killa Ace, Gambia
So, while searching for new African music, we stumbled across Killa Ace from The Gambia. On the surface, we could have overlooked his cap and baggy tee-shirted style as yet another of the cringeworthy wannabe gangsters ...
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New African Music: Tasila, Zambia

New African Music: Tasila, Zambia
Tasila is a Zambian singer/songwriter, hailing from the Zambian version of Pop Idol back in 2002: ‘MNet Idols Zambia’. Her feisty, sexy performances beat nine other contestants and won her a recording contract with ...
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Olamide: Who is He?

Olamide: Who is He?
Nigerian hip hop artist Olamide is well-known for rapping in his native tongue, Yoruba and his string of successful hits including Eni Duro, Apa ti jabo and Omo toh shan (featuring Wizkid).  Olamide was born Olamide ...
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Black Spiderman is Born!

Black Spiderman is Born!
Black Spiderman has arrived in the Marvel Universe to officially replace Peter Parker in the Spiderman comics. Mile Morales, the new, black spider-man, is the teenage son of an African-American father and Puerto Rican ...
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