7 lessons to be learnt from the successful career of Asa

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Everyone loves Asa or at least 90% of people do. Her music is usually described with these glowing adjectives: soothing, blissful, peaceful, beautiful, calm, conscious, assuring, etc. how many Nigerian musicians can their music be described in such glowing ways?

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How Kerry Washington and her husband Nnamdi are making Nigerians proud

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Has anyone noticed how popular American actress, Kerry Washington, and her husband Nigerian born former American footballer, Nnamdi Asomugha, have been giving every one family goals recently?

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3 reasons why Nollywood is winning on the world stage

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Remember those times when you watched a Nollywood movie and you asked yourself why you just wasted one hour thirty minutes of your life watching such nonsense? Let me tell you, those days are long gone. 

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An Ode to the Blocks of Flats in Festac Town

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I recently moved back to Festac Town in Lagos after about 7 years away. And in the few weeks i have been here, I’m still trying to come to terms with the changes this once quiet town has undergone. Gone are the days where there where specific parts of Festac where shops and other commercial ventures could be opened. Nowadays, there are bars, hotels, pubs, joints and whatnot in almost every street, avenue and close in Festac town. Why this is so is a story for another day. Despite all my years away, one thing always brought back fond memories of my time in Festac. The iconic block of flats.

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Why you need to say NO sometimes: The Adele Example

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Most of us today struggle with saying NO. whether it is to our family members, friends, or business partners, we fear saying the word NO because of how it makes us feel. But in order to live a comfortable life in all ramifications, we just have to learn how to say that 2 letter word.

Superstar musician Adele recently gave an example of how saying NO can do you some good.

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3 Things That Will Happen Now That Adekunle Gold Has Released His Debut Album

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Finally! (Nigeria’s version of Justin Bieber according to a colleague of mine) Adekunle Gold blessed us with the release of his debut album aptly titled ‘Gold’. Even though he though he tried to pull ‘Beyoncé’ on us, the album has been received well by fans and critics alike. But what does the release of this long awaited album mean for our industry that has seen in recent times a decline in the release of full projects by new artistes this year?

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