- Davido, J Hus, Black Sherif to Headline AfroFuture Festival 2023 in Accra, Ghana via OkayAfrica
- Trailblazing African Female DJs Set to Rock Johnnie Walker Flavour Lounge This November via Hypebeast
- Adidas Flagship Store in Lagos Designed by Oshinowo Studio with Perforated Sheets via World Architecture
- Simba's Steakhouse Beef Chips: Celebrating South Africa's Vibrant Braai Culture in Every Bite via IOL
- Spotify's 'What Now? with Trevor Noah' Podcast Premieres Nov 9 via Spotify
- Mr Eazi Drops 'The Evil Genius' Album Tracklist with "Exit" ft. Soweto Gospel Choir via OkayAfrica
- Midas the Jagaban Strikes Gold in Experimental Afrobeats Music Revolution via TheFace
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Davido, J Hus, Black Sherif to Headline AfroFuture Festival 2023 in Accra, Ghana
Culture Management Group (CMG) has announced the AfroFuture Festival 2023 in Accra, Ghana, featuring headliners Davido, J Hus, and Black Sherif. The festival, set to take place on December 28th and 29th, will showcase local and international talent, with a theme of "Black Unification & Pan Africanism." The event will transform the venue into a cultural hub for art, music, fashion, and cuisine.
Trailblazing African Female DJs Set to Rock Johnnie Walker Flavour Lounge This November
This year, Johnnie Walker partners with Rocking the Daisies to spotlight pioneering women in entertainment. The campaign builds and encourages diversity in music by providing a platform for emerging female DJs on Africa's largest festival stage. The featured DJs discuss their unique journeys in promoting diversity within the industry. Their stories reflect the spirit of Johnnie Walker's "Keep Walking" campaign. The festival promises to celebrate music and the remarkable women shaping the sounds behind the decks.
Adidas Flagship Store in Lagos Designed by Oshinowo Studio with Perforated Sheets
Adidas has designed its first West African flagship store in Lagos, a 380-square-meter store in the sought-after Victoria Island area. The design competition-winning project combines Nigerian art, culture, and aesthetics with the global brand's style. The two-story store uses solid and perforated corrugated aluminum sheets, steel frames, and glass extensions. It also incorporates sustainable features like a solar power system and sewage treatment plant, showcasing Nigerian art and local materials.
Simba's Steakhouse Beef Chips: Celebrating South Africa's Vibrant Braai Culture in Every Bite
Simba and Chef Benny have created Steakhouse Beef chips, a tribute to South Africa's braai culture. These chips, infused with smoky beef and sweet barbecue notes, evoke the essence of a braai feast. They bridge the gap between anticipation and feast, making every braai moment special. The unique flavor resonates with the South African palate, fostering conversations, laughter, and unforgettable memories, celebrating the country's rich braai tradition.
Spotify's 'What Now? with Trevor Noah' Podcast Premieres Nov 9
Spotify's highly anticipated original podcast, "What Now? with Trevor Noah," will debut on November 9. Hosted by the Emmy-winning comedian and talk show host, Trevor Noah, the show promises candid and insightful conversations with various guests, from entertainers to thought leaders. Major sponsors include Amazon, Audi, Microsoft, Prize Picks, Smirnoff, and Starbucks. Trevor Noah aims to tackle profound issues while maintaining his signature playful and probing style.
Mr Eazi Drops 'The Evil Genius' Album Tracklist with "Exit" ft. Soweto Gospel Choir
Afropop sensation Mr. Eazi unveils his debut album, "The Evil Genius," with the release date set for October 27th. The album features hit singles like "Legalize," "Chop Time, No Friend," "Advice," and "Fefe Ne Fefe." His latest single, "Exit," featuring the Soweto Gospel Choir, is the album's final track and carries a personal, triumphant theme. The album also includes collaborations with artists like Angelique Kidjo and Tekno, and production by various talented producers.
Midas the Jagaban Strikes Gold in Experimental Afrobeats Music Revolution
British-Nigerian musician Midas the Jagaban, known for her debut EP "Midas Touch," is back with "Midas Touch EP Vol 2: Return of the Mask," featuring experimental Afrobeats and an alias inspired by King Midas. Influenced by Kanye, The Weeknd, and Olamide, Midas hopes to make listeners escape and not overthink. She enjoys spending time with cats, and slugs, and dreams of a romantic getaway in Japan and Bali.
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