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Why Do We Need to be a New Dubai When We're Already Lagos?: OluTimehin Adegbeye's Frank TED Talk

OluTimehin Adegbeye on the struggle for the soul and future of Lagos and what must be done to build a city for all Lagos residents.

"Lagos is my home" says OluTimehin Adegbeye in this provocative TED Talk.

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Arts + Culture

NextGen: WAFFLESNCREAM Leads the Way in Expanding Nigeria's Urban Youth Experience

Nigeria's first skate crew rethinks what community building looks like among the creative youth.

DIASPORAOver the course of July we'll be publishing short profiles, essays and interviews on the theme of "Afrofutures." Together these stories will be a deep dive into the way African and diaspora thinkers, technologists and artists view a future for Africans in the world and outside of it. 

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First Listen: Lagos Group Bantu Will Make You Dance With 'Agberos International'

Listen to the 13-piece band's new album, which straddles afrobeat, hip-hop, highlife, and Yoruba music.

NIGERIA—Bantu is a Lagos-based 13-piece band. Their music straddles genres such as afrobeat, hip-hop, afrofunk, highlife and Yoruba music.

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