Kechi Okwuchi: A discourse with Nigeria’s ‘woman of flames’

NOTE: By woman of flames, I don’t mean the fact that Kechi survived a plane crash, I’m talking about how she has emerged from those flames of the crash to become a beacon of hope for many across the world.

 

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I finally got to see Lindsey Abudei perform live!!

Anyone who in knows me,  knows I’m a big fan of Lindsey and when I heard she was going to perform live this past weekend, I prayed, fasted and hoped that I’d make it to the event and thanks to God, I was amongst the crowd at Omenka Gallery, the  venue of her event.

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Neo soul artiste Lindsey Abudei

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9 Nigerian Alternative Musicians You Should Look Out For (2)

Writers Note: Last year, I wrote an article with the same title as this one and in the time it’s taken me to write another one, a lot of things have happened. I apologize for taking so much time before I put out this one. I really hope to continue this list, even write it monthly and I’m going to work towards that.

Away from the usual applause that greets our more popular genres of music (i.e. Afro beat, Afro pop and even Fuji), the Nigerian Alternative sound has slowly begun forging a path for itself in recent times.

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Nigerian actor Kayode Ewumi is the world’s latest online star all thanks a meme

You might not have heard the name Kayode Ewumi or Roll Safe, but I’m willing to bet you would recognize him from the meme of a main pointing to his head signifying his smartness.

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Celebrating William Onyeabor, the little known Nigerian music genius

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I start this article with an apology. I admit I had not heard about William Onyeabor, the Nigerian musician who died recently at 70 until news of his death became public knowledge. But it’s not my fault. I am a 90’s kid after all.

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Forget Wizkid and Olamide, Kiss Daniel is the top Nigerian musician of 2016

In a year where the likes of Wizkid, Phyno and Olamide are often listed as the best Nigerian musicians of 2016, we often forget that Kiss Daniel also achieved a lot this year.

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