Category Archives: Celebrities

Nigerian Artiste, Patoranking pays homage to Afro Beat Legend Fela in the visuals for his newest single “Lenge Lenge”

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,…

South African Artist Nelson Makamo Will Receive a Vanguard Award from Harvard University

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…

LaVie by CK’s “Le Futur C’est Maintenant” Collection Is An Ode To African Culture

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…

Diggy Simmons Emotional Post About His Trip To Ghana Is Indeed An Eyeopener

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…