In the beginning: Stages in the beginning of a composition by El-Dragg Okwoju

Leonard “El Dragg” Okwoju is a genius, a master painter; he is also an art lecturer at the University of Benin. Once a teacher, always a teacher, right? Here he shares pictures of his creative process in pictures.
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In Pictures: MI, Jimmy Jatt, Pamela Braide, Obi Asika & Elajoe took a stand at the January 2013 Edition of Str8 up hiphop

Press Release It was indeed an enlightening session for Hip-Hop lovers and enthusiasts who gathered on the 23rd of January 2013, at the re-launch edition of Str8 Up Hip-hop, a monthly urban networking event for Hip-hop heads and intellectuals. The...
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In Conversations: Onyeka Nwelue speaks with Dera Uduezue

Dera Uduezue is one of the freshest faces onscreen nowadays. Her smiles could enliven the heart and her voice is silky and melodious. She knows what she wants when it comes to modeling. She has also joined the acting bandwagon,...
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Interview: Shayne Rises again with BrymO and Vina

He’s arguably, Africa’s youngest music producer. His name is Abdulwahab Ayoola, popularly known as Shayne and he is 17 years old. He is also a song writer and rapper. He has a ska-infused rhythm, which he is exporting to Brazil...
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New Music > Iceberg Slim featuring MI: Ayanfe

This just came into our mail box; these two Nigerian rappers used to be at each others throat but now we are glad to junked the gloves to give us this new tune.
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New Video > Burna Boy: Tonight

Aristokrat artiste, Burna Boy, collaborated with the MEX boys to bring us this so so fresh video for his song Tonight. Enjoy
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Music Meets Runway 2012 in pictures!

Music Meets Runway is an annual fashion and music show event, which features fashions by the new era of fashion being presented by live performances by popular music acts, including international artists. Below are photos from the 2012 edition of...
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Weekly Fiction > Thirsty Thursdays (Part 6)

Weekly Fiction > Thirsty Thursdays (Part 6)

She had been crying for three weeks now, and even Kunbi was sick of herself. She decided to put everything behind her, and move on with her life. She couldn’t tell anyone what had happened, because she was too ashamed....
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New Video > Asa: Bamidele

When Asa released her last album (Beautiful Imperfection), it included a bonus track “Bamidele” and the song was hailed as a “Narrative Lyrical Analysis” by BellaNaija and some other blogs. Here’s a fitting video to an already awe...
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American Ecstasy: A photo-book about the golden age of porn (NSFW)

AMERICAN ECSTASY is a memoir in pictures and words of the twelve years photographer Barbara Nitke spent shooting stills on porn movie sets in New York City. The book takes place in the 1980’s at the end of the Golden...
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Weekly Fiction > Thirsty Thursdays (Part 3)

Weekly Fiction > Thirsty Thursdays (Part 3)

Bimpe waited a little bit uncomfortably as Dapo went to get the car, he had parked a little distance from the auditorium. She didn’t have to wait for long before Dapo pulled up his BMW, and she got inside the...
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Weekly Fiction > Thirsty Thursdays (Part 2)

Weekly Fiction > Thirsty Thursdays (Part 2)

So its Thursday again, and Bro Dapo came for bible study looking stunning, you’d think he was going to a party. He had on a white polo shirt, deep blue jeans, stunner shades, complete with an omega constellation wristwatch. As...
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Discovered in Paris: The Story of Jules Terrien and Moonkeys Music

He is the co-founder of Moonkeys Music, a record label based in Paris. He was born in Boston but was raised in Paris. He had his first work experience when he was around 12 years old when his parents sent...
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Singer Adokiye’s Almost Nude Magazine Photo Shoot

When we first got these photos, we were not sure if we should post or just reach for the soap/tissue (*straight face*). Apparently, she struck a $200,000 (plus a G Wagon Mercedes Benz car) deal with a magazine tabloid in New York, USA...
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In Conversations: Onyeka Nwelue talks to Yinka Bode-George

He is Yoruba, yet, he speaks Igbo, because his mother is Igbo. All these things have nothing to do with what he is doing at the moment, but it’s always better to blow one’s trumpet for them once in a while, as Yinka is not one known to do such things for h...
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Atoke's Tips: To Getting A Good Woman

I spent the last week ruminating on the veracity of IK Osakioduwa's TipsToGettingAMAn. I've also been trying to find a Nigerian celebrity, who is, prima facie, happily married with 2 kids (poster image of perfection), who would be willing to write Ten Tips To ...
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In Conversations: Onyeka Nwelue talks to Uchemba Williams

Quick question. Where do child (prodigy) actors go when they quit/pause acting? Mars, Zamfara? A job at NNPC? oh, back to school? As a child actor, Uchemba Williams starred in scores of headlining Nollywood movies. He starred in movies beside...
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The beautiful brothers…

It’s morning on Wednesday 8, August, 2012. It’s Lamia Inn on Victoria Island.  Nigeria’s sensational trio, Ogah Brothers are dressing up for the video shoot of their first single, Tinko Tinko. Three weeks from now, the Abuja-based band will host the w...
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Upcoming Event: Understanding Showbiz

Are you an artist, producer, showbiz journalist, record label executive, artiste manager, lawyer or generally in the music industry?
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Club Nomoreloss @ Planet 1: Roll out the drums!

Venue: Planet 1 Host: Nomoreloss and Planet 1 What's the ghen ghen? : Top shelf entertainment. The only venue in Lagos where you can shake it down and low with all the stars that you hitherto see on tee-vee. What? : Don't believe us? Click on the image ab...
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D’banj Album launch + Koko Foundation

The city of Lagos in Nigeria stood still for Dapo Oyebanjo popularly known as D’Banj as he launched his new album titled 'The Entertainer'. WRT was at the album launch event which drew the who's who of Nigerian society. The guests at the event included the G...
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UnRuly Event: A drink with Bobby Taylor @ SWE Bar

The event, DRINKS WITH BOBBY T, held at SWE BAR, a favourite hang-out of the UnRulies. What began as simple drinks, turned into the party of the year, with all guests present dancing, singing and laughing the night away. Present were Remi Fagbohun (the Versati...
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Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Fela Anikulapo Kuti (born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, October 15, 1938 - August 2, 1997), or simply Fela, was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, pioneer of Afrobeat music, human rights activist, and political maverick.
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Taruwa Event: 15th July,2008

Another week, a new set of breath taking performances at Taruwa. TARUWA is a bi-weekly event hosted by Gbagyichild, spearheaded by the wonderful Lydia Idakula. It is an event which creates a platform for artistes to express themselves in an intellectual settin...
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