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Meet Duro Arts, the Man Behind Your Favorite Afrobeats Album Covers

We talk to the Lagos-based digital artist about his work with Olamide, Phyno, Falz and more.

Series Producer Bonga Percy Vilakazi Is Big On Telling Progressive Stories

The award-winning South African writer and producer cut his teeth in the TV industry washing and drying make-up sponges. Today, he's responsible for entertaining millions of soapie lovers on the African continent.

Music

The 6 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring MHD, Olamide, Mr Drew, Yemi Alade, M3nsa x M.anifest and more.

Spotlight: Jamal Ademola's Exploration Of Self-Identity Through Mixed Media

Journey with Nigerian-American mixed media artist and filmmaker Jamal Ademola as he strolls towards self-discovery.

Where Can We Be Black In Peace?

Nomfundo Makhubu reckons that Africa is the only place in the world where Black people can exist peacefully, sans any scrutiny or whatever seeks to discredit our identity. But first, we need to fix the continent, she argues.

Meet the Artists Driving Nigeria's Trap Music Scene

Get to know the likes of PsychoYP, Straffitti, Zilla Oaks, Marv OTM, Trill Xoe, Tochi Bedford and Kiienka.

Amapiano Duo Banaba’Des Aiming For World Domination

The Phone Yam hitmakers on being discovered by Alfa Kat, navigating newfound fame and how they let destiny lead their way to success.

Bonj's ‘A Journal’ Signals Her Arrival as a Solo Artist

South African singer and songwriter Bonj's debut EP 'A Journal', which was five years in the making, captures the different phases of her career. "It is an audio diary of experiences, people I've met, things I've done and places I've been to," she says.

Interview: SKinniez’s Journey is ‘The Blacc Experience’

How the nomadic Capetonian beatmaker SKinniez's journey led him to his upcoming album 'The Blacc Experience', his first on wax.

The Activewear Brand That Wants To Normalise Wearing Traditional African Clothing Daily

RuvaAfricWear founder Sylvester Ndhlovu on celebrating Africa through his label and finally opening a store after years of building the brand behind closed doors.

Music

The 6 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Sarkodie x Vic Mensa, Adekunle Gold x Lucky Daye, Phyno, Azekel x Lady Donli and more.

Nigeria’s Twitter Ban Threatens The Country's Social Activism

Over the years, several injustices by the Nigerian government have pointed to a democracy in tatters, one that needs to constantly be monitored. With Twitter banned indefinitely in Nigeria, what will actually become of social activism in the country?

Ruger Is Afrobeats' New Swashbuckling Star

We talk to the Nigerian artist about his breakout year and "Bounce" reaching number one on Apple Music charts.

The 18 Best Nigerian Songs of 2021 So Far

Featuring Wizkid x Tems, Joeboy, Ruger, Burna Boy, Rema, Adekunle Gold, Ayra Starr, Mr Eazi and many more.

Review: An Online Exhibition Highlights The Limits Of Memory


The Archive of Forgetfulness is an exhibition dedicated to remembering both our personal and collective histories.