- Ayra Starr, Maybelline's Sub-Saharan Ambassador, Africa's Spokesperson for the Makeup Brand via Instagram
- Asake’s Lonely at the Top Remix ft H.E.R out Now via BellaNaija
- Arinze Ekwuide's Online Solo Show Explores Diverse Facets of African Culture via Artnet
- Burna Boy Announces Massive London concert in Summer 2024 via Dig
- Thandi Ntuli’s “Rainbow Revisited” Album via Pitchfork
- South-African Designer Gert-Johan Coetzee Pioneers 3D-Printed Dress, Showcasing Cutting-edge Fashion Innovation via IOL
- Qing Madi Performs "Vision" and "Ole" Live for Vevo DSCVR '24 via BellaNaija
Now, on to the real peel...
Ayra Starr, Maybelline's Sub-Saharan Ambassador, Africa's Spokesperson for the Makeup brand
Maybelline's Sub-saharan ambassador Ayra Starr through her platform excitedly shares the news of their SuperStay Showdown Collection launch in Sub-Saharan Africa, boasting 16-hour wear lip colours targeted towards African women, including Ayra Starr's "Sabi girls". She noted the Nigerian market will see the line soon at Beauty Hut locations across Nigeria.
Asake’s Lonely at the Top Remix ft H.E.R out Now
Nigerian artist Asake collaborates with American R&B singer H.E.R. in an acoustic remix of "Lonely At The Top," with an official video release. The original track, produced by Blaisebeatz, debuted on Asake's "Work of Art" album in June 2023, showcasing the artist's musical prowess and international collaborations.
Arinze Ekwuide's Online Solo Show Explores Diverse Facets of African Culture
Nigerian artist Arinze Ekwuide's solo show, "African Echoes: Exploring Identities Through Heritage," is at TAAG Gallery until January 31, 2024. The exhibition features over a dozen paintings, focusing on African cultures, traditions, and histories, and themes of identity, resilience, and continuity. Ekwuide's vibrant palette and symbolic motifs celebrate Africa's diverse identity, and his bold, colourful paintings explore cultural symbols like African masks.
Burna Boy Announces Massive London concert in Summer 2024
Burna Boy, the first African artist to headline a UK stadium, is set to perform at the London Stadium on June 29, 2024, as part of his 'I Told Them... Tour.' Tickets will be available for purchase on Friday, with priority sales for registered fans on Wednesday. Burna Boy is also planning a North American tour in 2024.
Thandi Ntuli’s “Rainbow Revisited” Album
Thandi Ntuli, a South African jazz artist, is known for her expansive compositions and collaborations. Her latest album, "Rainbow Revisited," features a minimalist solo piano-and-voice approach, combining traditional jazz elements with experimental tracks. This departure from institutional constraints honours South African musical heritage and family traditions, making Ntuli a transformative force in the global jazz scene.
South-African Designer Gert-Johan Coetzee Pioneers 3D-Printed Dress, Showcasing Cutting-edge Fashion Innovation
Gert-Johan Coetzee has created one of the world's first 3D dresses, a symbol of female strength and resilience. Worn by Miss Universe Bonney Gabriel, the gown, crafted over 530 hours, features intricate details and 3,000 Swarovski crystals, symbolising the dedication of women who inspire change. Coetzee describes it as a tribute to the indomitable spirit of women worldwide.
Qing Madi Performs "Vision" and "Ole" Live for Vevo DSCVR '24
Nigerian music sensation Qing Madi has released two live performances from the "Vevo DSCVR Artists to Watch in 2024" sessions. The singer performed two of her biggest hits, "Vision" and "Ole," both from her debut EP, "Qing Madi." "Vision" was created by PD, while "Ole" was produced by Wademix and Ozedikus.
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