All posts tagged: nigeria

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 […]

Listen to Nissi’s Debut Release ‘Pay Attention’

London-based singer Nissi draws inspiration from legendary Afrobeat king Fela Kuti for the opening of her debut single ‘Pay Attention’. A brilliant taste of pop and soul, the track is a keen piece of social commentary, addressing issues regarding brutality, racism and more. The time couldn’t be better than now to release material that speaks to the current ill state of the world, and Nissi has to be given a firm salute for her courage to drop such an impactful debut. Touching on the ‘Pay Read more […]

Stream Bemyoda’s ‘Sketch: The Reprise’ EP

Back in 2013, Lagos singer Bemyoda released his debut EP ‘Sketch’. Now as 2015 comes to a close, he has re-released the recording, re-produced and re-mastered. The outcome is Bemyoda’s ‘Sketch: The Reprise’ EP, produced by Paul Scholten. Recorded in Lagos and Nashville, the five song offering is a premium bridge of jazz, folk and soul delivered by a heartfelt voice that sounds like no other at the moment. Bemyoda’s ‘Sketch: The Reprise’ is out now on QuirkTheory Music.

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.

Listen to Aina More’s “5th Seven”

London emcee Aina More surely knows how to use her voice to deliver lyrical content in the most effective manner, conveying emotion and feeling with a razor-sharp tone. She yet again blasts off with her latest single “5th Seven”, taken from her forthcoming EP FPWSAS (For People With Short Attention Spans). Produced by Morell, Aina More jumps into the art of storytelling with a mild delivery over long, twisted synths, with Nigerian rapper Boogey bringing up the second half of the tune. FPWSAS 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 […]

Nneka “Lucifer (No Doubt)” video

Nneka drops another incredible video and song called “Luficer (No Doubt)” demonstrating that the message in the music is just as strong as ever with powerful accompanying visuals to further assist its potency. The clip is directed by Marc Clausen and Nneka. Read more […]