In his debut book Malcolm Gladwell defines the tipping point as “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, and the boiling point”. His book, aptly named The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference seeks to explain and describe the mysterious sociological
The rising popularity of Afrobeat is no news these days as mainstream American (and European) music industries have caught on. But more and more, artists are finding new and creative ways to reinvent and remix the sounds from that part of the world.
I was in Lagos last summer when Adekunle Gold’s debut album, Gold dropped under the YBNL label. In passing, I heard this gentle guy on the radio, humbly talking about his work, and thought, Ok, this is something different. The first chance I got, I
“Letters to Mother Africa”, named one of the best concerts of 2016, continues with a part two coming to Aaron Davis Hall in Manhattan on March 31.
Its no secret that TIWA Savage is promiscuous with her smiles. Her debut album asked” RED” and we immediately learned that versatile full soprano was a magnificent writer whose comfort onstage matched her considerable musical skill, but it was her oven-warm smile that really told
The One Africa Music Fest was epic. Here's our summary of highlights and photos.
It can be easy to acknowledge people when they have reached the top in their chosen profession. The road is steep for those who want get into the music game. The definition of success in the music industry is gray at best and is usually very multi-layered. Emerging Nigerian
All over the world mothers are celebrated in stories, legends, poetry and song. The language used may vary, the days to celebrate may be different, however, every culture takes the time to show how kids delight in their mothers and how mothers live on forever
In a recently released track titled, Boosit, Nigerian musician and producer, Cobhams Asuquo, delivered a moving presentation on a number of pressing sociopolitical issues. Asuquo, who produced Aṣa's internationally acclaimed first album ASA, collaborated with the comedic-rapper, Falz on Boosit.
Spoken in an impressive Ibadan-Yoruba accent, 'boosit’ is a
Many members of the African Diaspora can relate to cultural expectations that place emphasis on choosing medicine, law, or engineering as a course of study and career. While those areas of study are important in our ever-evolving continent, the pursuit of the arts is just