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Dear Omarosa, Be Honest, Are You Really Nigerian?

An open letter to Omarosa on behalf of Nigerians everywhere.

Dear Omarosa, they said you're Nigerian but we don't believe you. Omarosa, I'm sure you've heard the phrase, “Naija no dey carry last," but somehow you managed to carry last on The Apprentice, not once, not twice, but three times. In the Yoruba language, that's what we call an “Olodo." Olodo literally translates to “one who owns zeroes." It is clear that you own Zero wins my sister, you also own all of the Ls as our African American brethren would say.


Dear Omarosa, many of us Africans living in the diaspora don't believe in witchcraft, juju or voodoo, we like to consider ourselves “enlightened." How foolish of us, we must now question everything we learned at Harvard, because, clearly you're acting under evil spirits, you are under demonic oppression, something is wrong and you need deliverance. I know an auntie that slipped through the immigration ban with some strong holy water, please email me so that we can help you.

Dear Omarosa, on your website, you listed that you are an Ambassador and Mentor, who dash you Ambassadorship and to what nation? And you must be mentoring people like Meek Mills given how many zeroes and L's he continues to take. From a particular angle, you guys kind of resemble one another too, but that's another day.

Dear Omarosa, what is this rubbish?

Dear Omarosa, be honest, what did you do to Michael Clarke Duncan? Be honest, this is a safe space.

Dear Omarosa, we need to see your birth certificate and passport, because we know you can't be Nigerian. Which village are you from? Who are your people? Who are your people?!!!

Dear Omarosa, we're tired of you like those 419 email scams, at least those emails gave us hope, they promised us something no matter how implausible, but you, you give us no hope. You're like, Trump, a genital rash that simply won't go away.

Dear Omarosa, stop plagiarizing your nationality, just gerrara here man.

Chinedu Hemingways is a writer based in Houston, Texas. He can be reached at chineduhem@gmail.com.

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Whoisakin Channels His Love For Anime In the New Video For ‘Magic’

The single, featuring Olayinka Ehi, comes off his latest EP Full Moon Weekends.

Nigerian singer-songwriter Whoisakin is sharing a new music video to accompany his hit summer release, "Magic".

His roots certainly show true as his Lagos inspired trap soul/R&B sounds fill us up with feelings of summer and a love made from dreams.

High off of a recent feature in Rolling Stone, Whoisakin's latest music video comes off of his debut EP Full Moon Weekends, his first release as a part of Mr Eazi's #emPawa30 project.

With all of the successes and accomplishments that have come along with it, the original story behind the song isn't as sweet, "Magic was actually inspired by a summer 2019 fling I had with some girl", the 22-year-old singer says, "Even though I thought the relationship had potential at the early stages, she never felt the same way and it was just 'vibes' for her. I mean the moments were beautiful but they never lasted. I made the record a few weeks after we were over. She got upset at me and that was it."

He went on to speak about his first release into the music industry as, "a full story about me and my relationships in 2019, basically. I was doing an internship with some construction company at the time so I had a whole lot of time to live life (especially the nightlife), experience new things. So, I felt like an animated series for the whole tape would be the best way to share the story better. Plus, I'm a big anime fan."


Check out Whoisakin's music video for "Magic" here.


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