The Seven Deadly Sin(ster)s (digital art)

I first noticed some of Nigerian artist, Machiavela Nolstnme’s drawings sometime back on twitter (@machiavela), then I saw her share about 3 or 4 out of this series and I knew I had to see them all. The series was drawn and colored entirely in Adobe Illustrator. May I present to you: The Seven Deadly…

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Balmain’s “Army of Lovers” Campaign enlists Kim Kardashian and Kanye West #KimYe

Fashion and style royalty and undoubtedly the king and queen of controversy and headline grabbing, Kim Kardashian and her husband Kanye West have been featured in the ongoing Balmain “Army of Lovers” campaign. The Spring Summer 2015 menswear advertising campaign was photographed by Mario Sorrenti, and art directed by Pascal Dangin. Pascal Dangin said:  “The…

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Upcoming Event: Afropolitan Vibes, December Edition

Bantu invites you to the 21st edition of Afropolitan Vibes. This month’s bumper edition will feature veteran Highlife singer VICTOR OLAIYA, Blue funk guitarist & singer KEZIAH JONES, Afro-Soul singer BOJ, Hip-hop Lyricist POE & Neo-Soul songstress KALINE – all sharing the stage with the 13-piece BANTU collective. Date: Fri. 19 December 2014  Venue: Freedom Park Lagos Island  Time: 7pm  Gate: FREE! (please note N500 Freedom Park entry fee…

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May7ven: Werk (Lyric Video)

2014 has been a busy year for May7ven; following her African tour, the release of her Queen of Afrobeats E.P, returning to the UK in November for a nationwide promotional School tour, a series of special performances and finally headlining her own show at the world famous Jazz Café in Camden. With all these and more under her belt, May7ven’s brand…

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Teni: Bad Boy featuring Shank (music)

Nigerian Afro-Soul/Jazz songstress and composer TENI is back with a brand new alternative Dancehall-Soul single and collaboration with veteran Nigerian artist and producer Shank titled “Bad Boy”, co-written by Teni and Shank, and co-produced by Teni herself, Shank and John Black. With comparisons to the great Sade Adu, and the likes of Afrobeat co-creator Tony…

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Lindsey: “Trouble sleep yanga wake am” Cover (video)

Watch Lindsey’s masterfully executed cover of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s 1972 classic, Trouble sleep yanga wake am. This cover has been used as soundtrack on several episodes of the web drama series Gidi up. The video for Lindsey’s first official single: Out the magazine, shot by Kemi Adetiba, drops this week; meanwhile enjoy this mesmerizing appetizer….

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BOLANLE OLUKANNI, ZAINAB BALOGUN, DENOLA ADEPETUN AND ZINA ANUMUDU ARE THE RED CARPET HOSTS FOR THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA 2014

  Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) 2014 has announced the red carpet hosts for its 2014 edition: they are Bolanle Olukanni, Zainab Balogun, Denola Adepetun and Zina Anumudu. Bolanle Olukanni and Zainab Balogun are currently Africa’s television darlings. Olukanni, currently the co-host of internationally syndicated talk show, Moments with Mo; has…

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Nigerian actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima covers Genevieve Magazine’s Bridal (December) Issue

Our annual Bridal issue this year features actress and President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ibinabo Fiberesima, who this month will begetting married to her long time friend. In an exclusive interview with Genevieve magazine, the actress talks about her love, marriage, her past relationships and more. “My previous relationships didn’t work probably because I wasn’t patient enough”,…

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Don’t tell ’em (Afro Remix) by Jeremih featuring Wizkid, Ice Prince & AKA (music, R +18)

“Don’t Tell ‘Em” is a single off American recording artist Jeremih‘s upcoming third studio album, Late Nights. It originally featured rapper YG, and was released as the second single from the album, produced by Schultz and DJ Mustard. The official remix features Ty Dolla $ign and French Montana. Another remix was then released featuring Pitbull. Other remixes includes Rick Ross,…

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Cha Cha by Tae Tee (music)

Tae Tee (real names Taiwo Oluwaseun Taiwo) is an up and coming R’n’B artist with an established talent for writing and singing; a talent that he has now been honing for more than 7 years. Tae Tee’s roots are firmly founded in smooth R‘n’B. He has worked with some prominent producers like Fear DeeVee, Smile,…

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Gboriwole by Lexyflow (song)

Up and coming London-based Nigerian producer and musician Lexyflow – real name Oyepeju Olumuyiwa – is proud to unveil his brand new single titled “Gboriwole” featuring fellow London-based emerging singer, songwriter and producer B Mystireo. Written and produced by Lexyflow himself and mixed and mastered by Sir Uthy, “Gboriwole” is a massive dance record inspired…

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Former Miss World, Agbani Darego covers Style Mania Magazine (November Edition)

Former Miss world and fashion entrepreneur Agbani Darego graces the Style Mania Magazine’ November Edition as she talks about her retail brand AD by Agbani Darego and the nearest future. The edition also celebrates veterans of note- Tunde Kilani, ace filmmaker and Don Barber, veteran photographer. Their contribution to their respective industries has paved a path for many to follow. Fashion…

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