Felabration 2020 has come to a close and the legend of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti lives on through his followers and his … More
Nigerian afrobeat, folk singer, songwriter and performer, Edaoto and the Afrogenius band recently released a single ‘Run Run Come’ – … More
Freedom Park Lagos, the former colonial prison turned centre for creative expression, has announced the schedule of events to mark … More
King B-Fine and his Afrikaya band recently released ‘Zombie 2.0’, an Afrobeat composition that addresses police brutality in the US … More
The Afro-Funk star, born in London, raised between Lagos and the UK, now living in New York stayed longer than usual in Lagos this year due to COVID-19 and said, “it has turned out to be a blessing.”
The vibes from this song can be described as jazz with a funk twist garnished in Afrobeat, the outstanding horn sessions gives the song an exhilarating blast.
Eyes of a Lagos Girl is already spreading its wings in Nigeria, UK, US, Belgium, Germany and Cyprus. We are also proud to announce that Eyes of a Lagos Boy and Girl items are now available at five prime locations in Lagos: Quintessence, Bogobiri House, Jazzhole, Nike Art Gallery and POP Beach club, in addition to our very own web-shop and jiji.ng.
Lagos-based curator, Kennii Ekundayo will be joining 119 other international partners to participate in this year’s 41st edition. “Pandemic-Pandemonium!” is centred on the collective response of Africans living in Africa to some of the prevalent issues that threaten humankind — racial discrimination, violence against women and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 1950s saw the desecration of the Osun-Osogbo Grove and prohibited actions like fishing, hunting and felling of trees in the grove took place until the abuse was stopped by Osogbo people with the participation of Susanne Wenger.
The band performs using a Sambabe – an 8-piece multi-tonal drum set. This square shaped traditional wooden percussion instrument is influenced mainly by the Yoruba culture. The piece is prominently supported by other traditional percussion instruments such as the akuba drums, bataa, sekere and agogo.
Not only has Burna Boy released this new album, it is accompanied by a comic on Youtube called “The Secret Flame” narrated by his grandfather, Benson Idonije, who managed iconic Afrobeat music pioneer Fela Kuti.
Over 25 events held during the seven days of the carnival