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‘Seeking Asylum’ Addresses Leaving the U.S. Behind

‘Seeking Asylum’ Addresses Leaving the U.S. Behind

by Suede   Mar 02, 2016

Seeking Asylum opens with the vicious attack by ABC agents on Martese Johnson, the University of Virginia honors student who was arrested in April... Read More

‘An African City’ Migrates from Ghana to Worldwide

‘An African City’ Migrates from Ghana to Worldwide

by Suede   Feb 08, 2016

You don’t have to be a rap genius to know that when Jay Z said, “only time we don’t speak is during Sex and... Read More

‘Tchindas’ Highlights Transgender-Friendly Cape Verde

‘Tchindas’ Highlights Transgender-Friendly Cape Verde

by Suede   Feb 03, 2016

Cape Verde is an archipelago composed of 10 volcanic islands off the coast of West Africa. It is said to have been an uninhabited... Read More

Should South Africa Have Deported Mos Def?

Should South Africa Have Deported Mos Def?

by Suede   Jan 22, 2016

In America, we are adroit and professional when it comes to labeling, separating, classifying and naming. It’s part of our national pastime to categorize... Read More

Ghana Goes Haute for Scent of Africa Launch

Ghana Goes Haute for Scent of Africa Launch

by Suede   Jan 04, 2016

It was a balmy 81 degrees beneath starlit African skies and a promising crescent moon when Ghandour Cosmetics launched their premiere luxury fragrance, The... Read More

Nigeria Unveils ‘Fifty’ Film Premiere in High Style

Nigeria Unveils ‘Fifty’ Film Premiere in High Style

by Suede   Dec 23, 2015

Beemer, Benz, Bentley, Porsche, Ferrari, Range Rover Jeep, Mercedes, Mercedes, Mercedes. A traffic jam of luxury cars snakes up the Eko Hotel driveway in... Read More

Mo Abudu

Mo Abudu: ‘Fifty’ Shades of Africana [INTERVIEW]

by Suede   Dec 17, 2015

Half a yellow sun cuts through the golden haze hanging over Victoria Island like a flaming cycloptic eye. It’s a hot afternoon after the... Read More

Oluchi

Nigerian Supermodel Oluchi Is the Scent of Africa [INTERVIEW]

by Suede   Dec 02, 2015

“Yesterday, I came to a personal conclusion, that I’m living my AfricanDream. Dreams I envisioned yearssss ago…! To ‘model’ and be the female representative... Read More

D’Banj Bridges the African-American Gap [INTERVIEW]

D’Banj Bridges the African-American Gap [INTERVIEW]

by Suede   Oct 30, 2015

Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’Banj, has been pounding the Nigerian entertainment industry like yam since the release of “No Long Ting” back... Read More

Yes, Africa Has Superheroes Too

Yes, Africa Has Superheroes Too

by Suede   Aug 21, 2015

Straight outta Butterworth, South Africa, son of the Eastern Cape soil, Loyiso Mkize is in total control. “Good things come to those who work... Read More