- Travis Scott Collaborates with Ghanaian Producer Nabeyin for 'Utopia' Album Track via OkayAfrica
- Sheli Masondo: Designs for Beyonce, and Now Designs for ‘Shaka Ilembe’ via TheSouthAfrican
- A Trip to Tunisia Offers You Mediterranean Beaches, Vibrant Nightlife, and North African History via GQMiddleeast
- Wanni & Handi: The Most Energetic Twin DJs, Perfect for Parties! via Bellanaija
- London Restaurant Akoko Executive Chef Ayo Adeyemi Shares Nigerian Heritage Staple Recipe via BBC Goodfood
- Nigerian Superstar Wizkid Wins BRIT Billion Award for One Billion UK Streams via OkayAfrica
- NOW Gallery's 'Human Stories 2023' Showcases South Africa's Creative Energy via Hypebae
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Travis Scott Collaborates with Ghanaian Producer Nabeyin for 'Utopia' Album Track
Travis Scott's "Utopia" album features a collaboration with Ghanaian producer Nabeyin, known for his work with Kanye West and Drake. Nabeyin founded SAE Less music camp, promoting collaborations in Ghana's music scene and connecting local talent to opportunities in the US. He also envisions establishing a record label to support holistic artist development.
Sheli Masondo: Designs for Beyonce, and Now Designs for ‘Shaka Ilembe’
Sheli Masondo is a renowned fashion designer from Soweto. She initially studied fashion design but shifted her focus to character-based design. She ran a successful fashion studio and gained recognition for styling TV commercials. Her career highlight was styling for Beyonce in the film "Black is King" in 2019. Masondo was praised for her wardrobe designs in the Mzansi Magic drama series "Shaka Ilembe." She also travelled to rural KwaZulu-Natal to empower herself for the show.
A Trip to Tunisia Offers You Mediterranean Beaches, Vibrant Nightlife, and North African History
Tunisia offers diverse cultural experiences, history, and beauty, with a unique blend of Arab, Mediterranean, and French flavours. The country's vibrant nightlife, beautiful beaches, and historical landmarks make it an attractive destination for travellers seeking an authentic and enriching experience. The warm and welcoming locals recommend various spots to explore during a visit, from restaurants to historical sites and beaches.
Wanni & Handi: The Most Energetic Twin DJs, Perfect for Parties!
The Bellanaija 'On Deck & On Fire' series showcases Nigerian twin DJs Wanni x Handi, who share their journey and passion for music. They fell in love with music as kids, leading them to become self-taught DJs. A typical event day for them includes playlist creation, choreography rehearsals, and sound checks. They emphasize authenticity and infuse Nigerian flavours, especially Afrobeat, into their performances while appealing to a broader international audience.
London Restaurant Akoko Executive Chef Ayo Adeyemi Shares Nigerian Heritage Staple Recipe
Chef Ayo Adeyemi of Akoko shares his cooking journey and favourite dish, jollof rice, a Nigerian biryani with spices, onions, and meat or fish. The base is made with tomatoes, chili, onion, red peppers, herbs, and spices. Akoko substitutes olive or vegetable oil for ethical and nutritional reasons. Jollof rice holds sentimental value for Adeyemi, as it was a staple in his family gatherings.
Nigerian Superstar Wizkid Wins BRIT Billion Award for One Billion UK Streams
Nigerian singer Wizkid, also known as Ayodeji Balogun, has become the first African artist to receive the BRIT Billion Award. The British Phonographic Industry honored him for surpassing one billion digital streams in the UK. Wizkid's global music icon status was celebrated after his performance at Tottenham Stadium. His platinum and gold certifications showcase his exceptional talent and global influence.
NOW Gallery's 'Human Stories 2023' Showcases South Africa's Creative Energy
NOW Gallery in London's Greenwich Peninsula will showcase the Human Stories exhibition series in October 2023, featuring six South African photographers. The showcase, titled "A Young South Africa," showcases various aspects of the country's identity, including "Afro Grunge" style in Cape Town, Black women skateboarders in Johannesburg and Soweto, and the vibrant energy of Cape Town's neighbourhoods.
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