With roots in Africa’s largest city, Lagos, Afrobeats musicians are bringing Nigeria’s mainstream pop to a global audience. But artists such as Santi and his alté contemporaries are achieving acclaim for their underground alternatives. So, what does this mean for the Nigerian diaspora?
Nollywood is the world’s second largest film industry and Nigeria’s second biggest employer. Yet despite recent successes, its films are still perceived as disposable and lo-fi. Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty is a photography book that aims to change that through portraits of its biggest stars.
The 2018 Winter Olympics may showcase the world's greatest sporting talents from colder climes, yet sometimes a team's presence is so unexpected that it creates a narrative everyone wants to buy into. The Nigerian bobsleigh team is doing just that, presenting a golden opportunity for sponsors.
From crossover kings Luis Fonsi and J Balvin to bilingual stars Camila Cabello and Cardi B, Latin music is experiencing a global boom. But with Hispanic Gen Yers still a relatively untapped market, how can the music industry and brands harmonise with these digital-savvy listeners?
Waves for Change is an organisation working in townships impacted by violence and poverty. While there is a dearth of mental health services in South Africa, mental health issues remain prominent and incredibly stigmatised. Waves for Change is combating these issues through surf therapy.