On August 27, 2017, Oya Media and Kànbí Contemporary will present Oya Chronicles: In Conversation with my Mother, featuring renowned Nigerian media personality Funmi Iyanda, leading contemporary artist Gbolahan Ayoola, and The Blue Woman. In...
August 20, 2017
FILM & TV
August 02, 2017
On this day 20 years ago, the legendary Fela Anikulapo Kuti passed away. Also known as ‘Abami Eda’, he was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer and activist. Kuti, was born on October 15, 1938, at Abeokuta, Nigeria. He was also the pioneer of the modern style of music called Afro-beat, which merges American blues, jazz, and funk with traditional Yoruba music. The son......
July 06, 2017
For those who have had the pleasure of experiencing Akeem Lasisi’s poetry performances, figuring out or pin-pointing the genre of his art form is usually problematic. While some opt to label him a contemporary folk musician, others tend towards what he tags himself – a performance poet. However sufficient the latter description may be for Lasisi, quite a few people still find it......
CULTURE & TRAVEL
June 23, 2017 /by Adebimpe Adebambo
On this day 20 years ago, the legendary Fela Anikulapo Kuti passed away. Also known as...