All posts tagged: Africa

KENZO Celebrate Nigeria with Their 2017 Summer Collection

KENZO celebrates the Igbo community of Nigeria with their 2017 Summer collection. Teaming up with artists Ruth Ossai and Akinola Davies Jr for a collaborative project in which the images will be featured in the first edition of the KENZO Folio, the vibrant attire coincide a beauty pageant which include a number of Nsukka women. The stunning photography is captured by Ruth Ginika Ossai, with the styling handled by Ibrahim Kamara. Read more […]

Nneka Interview

Critically praised albums, a MOBO Award, collaborations, remixes and features which include iconic artists such as Nas, Ziggy Marley and Tricky, an official recording for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, worldwide performances including shared stages with Gnarls Barkley, Femi Kuti and Lenny Kravitz, not to mention the ever constant comparisons to Lauryn Hill by the press: for many artists, these sort of credentials would be like holding a lucky lottery ticket, however for Nneka Egbuna, the mission of her work weighs heavy with far more importance.

Top Pick: Da Lata “Fabiola”

During the late eighties, going into the early nineties, Patrick Forge was among the select group of DJs and musicians helping to reintroduce the sound of rare grooves and jazz to an audience in the UK at a time when young Brits were walking a tightrope between the rave explosion and Hip-Hop. Alongside Gilles Peterson, Forge played at the Talking Loud and Saying Something parties at Dingwalls in Camden, which became an influential blueprint for soul, jazz, funk and acid jazz events around the Read more […]

OLUGBENGA “Silver Pixie, Iyawo Mi” Video

Going back to the place where it all began, OLUGBENGA revisits his hometown of Lagos, Nigeria in the video “Silver Pixie, Iyawo Mi”. The clip features some incredible footage of the the city as OLUGBENGA walks around absorbing the atmosphere of the place he was born in. The clip is directed by Andy Amadi Okoroafor. OLUGBENGA’s “Silver Pixie, Iyawo Mi” is a part of the Diesel and EDUN project Studio Africa, celebrating the musical and visual creativity of artists of African heritage. Read more […]

OLUGBENGA “Silver Pixie, Iyawo Mi” Video

Going back to the place where it all began, OLUGBENGA revisits his hometown of Lagos, Nigeria in the video “Silver Pixie, Iyawo Mi”. The clip features some incredible footage of the the city as OLUGBENGA walks around absorbing the atmosphere of the place he was born in. The clip is directed by Andy Amadi Okoroafor. OLUGBENGA’s “Silver Pixie, Iyawo Mi” is a part of the Diesel and EDUN project Studio Africa, celebrating the musical and visual creativity of artists of African heritage. Read more […]