- Adekunle Gold, Yemi Alade Feature in 'The Book of Clarence' Soundtrack via BellaNaija
- Baloji Drops Soundtrack for his Oscar-Nominated Film ‘Augure (Omen)’ via OkayAfrica
- West Africa's Debut Hyper-Realistic Event at SOL ONIRU, December 1-9: "Nothing Is Unreal.” via BellaNaija
- Skeyi & Strobo Fabrik: Zimbabwe's Premier Street Culture Extravaganza Triumphs via GreedySouth
- Libianca, Victony and Others: Afrobeat Talents to Watch in 2024 via Blavity
- Fally Ipupa Makes History with Sold-Out Paris Concert Spectacle via NWE
- Thobeka Mbane: Most Sought-after South African Fashion Stylist Making Industry Impact via IOL
Now, on to the real peel...
Adekunle Gold, Yemi Alade Feature in 'The Book of Clarence' Soundtrack
Nigerian musicians Adekunle Gold and Yemi Alade will contribute to the soundtrack of the upcoming Hollywood film "The Book of Clarence," set in 29 A.D. Jerusalem. The film explores themes of redemption, faith, and identity, with a star-studded cast including Jay-Z as a producer. The first track, "Hallelujah Heaven," features Lil Wayne, Buju Banton, and Shabba Ranks.
Baloji Drops Soundtrack for his Oscar Nominated Film ‘Augure (Omen)’
Congo's Baloji has released an EP, inspired by his Oscar-nominated debut film, Augure (Omen), featuring global artists and exploring the narratives of four witchcraft-assisted characters. The film, which blends African, French, and American influences, was praised at Cannes and is Belgium and Congo's entry for the 2024 Oscars. Baloji's debut on COLORS showcases the soundtrack's psychological depth and vibrant visuals.
West Africa's Debut Hyper-Realistic Event at SOL ONIRU, December 1-9: "Nothing Is Unreal.”
Colorean Bay is launching "Nothing is Unreal," West Africa's first hyper-realistic immersive experience at SOL Oniru from December 1 to 9. The event, a collaboration of skilled creatives, invites participants on a personal journey through Lagos, blending technology, art, and culture. The event, supported by Sol Oniru and Pulse NG, aims to nurture wonder and curiosity, breaking preconceptions in a new era of entertainment.
Skeyi & Strobo Fabrik: Zimbabwe's Premier Street Culture Extravaganza Triumphs
The Skeyi and Strobo Fabrik Convention is Zimbabwe's premier street culture event, combining runway shows, live performances, pop-up stalls, and visual art. Designed by Ulenni Okandlovu, it's a hub for local creatives and entrepreneurs to showcase their skills, fostering connection within the creative scene. The Fabrik Party attracts a stylish crowd, showcasing the burgeoning talent in Zimbabwe's creative landscape.
Libianca, Victony and Others: Afrobeat Talents to Watch in 2024
Afrobeats, a diverse genre, signifies the African Diaspora's rich rhythms and cultures, becoming a global music phenomenon. Originating in the '90s with Nigerian boy bands like Trybesmen, Afrobeats evolved, blending traditional African rhythms with hip-hop, dancehall, reggaeton, and soca. Digital platforms amplify its reach, with stars like Wizkid, D’banj, and Davido dominating. Emerging artists like Qing Madi, known for "See Finish," and Odumodublvck, fusing hip-hop and Afrobeats in "Blood on the Dance Floor," are bound to make waves in 2024.
Fally Ipupa Makes History with Sold-Out Paris Concert Spectacle
Renowned Congolese artist Fally Ipupa achieved a historic milestone, captivating 40,000 fans in a sold-out performance at Paris's U Arena. The electrifying concert underscored Ipupa's global appeal and solidified his status as a musical sensation, marking a memorable chapter in his illustrious career.
Thobeka Mbane: Most Sought-after South African Fashion Stylist Making Industry Impact
Thobeka Mbane is a South African fashion stylist, who elevates stars' appearances and sees fashion as freedom and self-expression. She highlights the interconnected beauty of hair and clothing, emphasizing their symbiotic relationship. Despite the industry's talent, Mbane notes resource struggles hindering designers' prominence. Top fashion tips include body awareness, wardrobe basics, comfort, and individuality.
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