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Nigerian Artiste, Patoranking has dropped a new single, “Lenge Lenge,” where both the music video and the song itself give a nod to Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti as well as his 27 wives—the Kalakuta Queens. The visual, directed by Luke Biggins and Rebekah Bird, shows Patoranking epitomizing Fela in style as beautiful black women, donning face paint inspired by the  Kalakuta Queens,…

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From the success of his last album to all his massive international collaborations, Burna Boy’s rise has been a real joy to behold.  Now, in what has to be the pinnacle of his career so far, the superstar recently made his Coachella debut, and he absolutely killed it. The 2019 edition of Coachella Festival kicked off on the night of April…

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The 2019 edition of the much anticipated Coachella Festival kicked off on the night of April 12, 2019.  This year two West African artists & Nigeria’s music biggest stars, Mr Eazi and Burna Boy, had the opportunity to share the African Sound with the rest of the world. Mr Eazi who got his own spotlight in 2018 shortly…

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Renowned South African artist, Nelson Makamo, is heading to Harvard University. Makamo, whose oil painting of a child appeared on the cover of Time Magazine’s Optimists issue earlier this year, will be a visiting scholar of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies. Aside from giving a lecture about the future of art in Africa, he will also be receiving a…

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  When we think of Ankara we think of bold bright colors and the most extravagant designs that exude African Creativity. It comes as no surprise that Liberian born fashion blogger, Sarlea Mah wears her Ankara (or Lappa, as they are called in Liberia) so proudly. On her blog she writes: “I adore the beautiful…

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Black Panther colleagues Ruth Carter and Hannah Beachler made history at the 91st Oscars: They were the first black people to win Oscars in their respective categories. Ruth E. Carter became the first black woman to take home an Oscar in the category of Best Costume Design, and moments later, Hannah Beachler became the first black…

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It’s a few days to Valentine’s and the whole universe is abuzz. Couples are thinking of exciting romantic gifts to get their partners, the singles aren’t left out as well. Galentine’s Day, a day when single women get together on Valentine’s day so as not to feel left out, is pretty much a thing in 2018.…

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Cameroonian designer Claude Lavie Kameni really had an amazing 2018 and 2019 promises to be even more awesome. Kemeni recently released a new campaign for her 2019 collection tagged “Le Futur C’est Maintenant“ and it is all shades of audacious. The official campaign showcases the brands signature penchant for bold prints, vibrant colours and popping melanin. For this…

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Award-winning American rapper Daniel Dwayne Simmons III, popularly known as Diggy Simmons, has recently affirmed his love for the African continent in an Instagram post.   Diggy Simmons is thankful to Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker, Bozoma Saint John and Jake O. Bediako for an introduction to his truth about Africa after the just concluded Full Circle Festival which held in Ghana. For many…