The Plantation Boy by Uche Okpa-Iroha

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The Plantation Boy by Nigerian photographer and visual artist Uche Okpa-Iroha, which we spotted via the Guardian, is a photo manipulation series depicting the digital insertion of the artist into key scenes from Francis ...

Ibeyi – River

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Ibeyi, made up of Cuban-born, Paris-based twin sisters Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz, is an electronic doom soul duo who are forging a new spiritual sound with their debut EP Oya. In 2013 the 19-year-old musicians signed to...

Didier Drogba :The Incredible Destiny Part 2

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Watch the continuation of the remarkable Drogba, meet his son and loved ones speak more of him .........

Patrice Lumumba Story – The most important assassination of the 20th century

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Lumumba was born to a farmer, François Tolenga Otetshima, and his wife, Julienne Wamato Lomendja, in Onalua in the Katakokombe region of the Kasai province of the Belgian Congo. He had three brothers (Charles Lokolon...

Erykah Badu Discovers Her African Ancestry

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Her adopted surname ‘Badu’ has a West African pedigree, being a suffix reserved for a 10th-born child among the Akan people of Ghana. And although she had been curious – even going so far as to consult with a few shamans...

Albinism – Growing Up Different – The Inspire Series by Glory Edozien

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Catch the second half of Growing Up Different in Nigeria by Glory Edozien----...

Albinism: Born Different -The Inspire Series by Glory Edozien (Must Watch)

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Watch the first webisode of the Inspire Series by Glory Edozien: Growing up Different in Nigeria.  Born Different - How do you grow up, knowing immediately that you are different from everyone else? What are the chall...

Lupita Nyong’o Meets Her Beauty Icon, Alek Wek

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They are both naturally beautiful and to some extent represent a different type of  beauty- different from the women who  grace music videos or cover of fashion magazines - no weaves in sight, skin as dark as cocoa- simp...

Ethiopia Skate | Skateboard Journey

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When you think of coffee definitely Ethiopia comes to mind , but SKATEBOARD – maybe not. Skateboarding is very popular in Ethiopia with Ethiopia Skate an organisation aimed at promoting skateboarding across the natio...

Must Watch – Kevin Richardson “The Lion Whisperer”

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The GoPro production crew journeys to Africa to explore the danger and beauty of Kevin Richardson's passions for lions and their future. South African animal lover and animal behaviourist (ethologist) Kevin Richardson...

‘LADY IN THE WATER’-THE LEGEND OF MAMI WATA: REVEALED

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37thSTATE presents a documentary diving into the myth of Mami Wata in Nigeria, Africa, and beyond. Is she a benevolent force for good fortune, health, and endless riches—or is she a jealous force for evil, unleashing ...

CNN- Inside Africa meets Botswana’s Metal Heads

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Meeting up with Botswanas "metal heads" Errol Barnett meets the metal heads of Southern African nation and see why they call Botswana home Who would have thought if you are looking for serious heavy metal music with co...

Kelvin Joel from selling drugs to becoming a Role Model

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We are really enjoying this series by First National Bank SA (FNB You Can Help) focused on sharing stories highlighting people who are impactful in the lives of others in their communities. They have featured a good numb...

Polo with Neku: In Hawaii

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Video We have previously posted on Neku Atawodi and her love for horses and the sport Polo. Trace TV give us a brilliant insight as we follow Nigeria's Polo queen Neku Atawodi as she  chases the sun all over the Wo...

BIG GAME – Short Animated Film (SA)

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Bobo, a lonely monster, is set to spend yet another birthday alone, until a cunning hunter throws him a killer surprise party. BIG GAME is an animated short film, created by 6 students from The Animation School in Cape ...

The Promise – A Short Film by Akin Okunrinboye

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What better way to start the weekend , than pop corn and an African movie :-), The story line resonates with many young African women and really women all over the world -We really enjoyed this short film -Enjoy! The ...

Big Man (NIG) – A Short Film by Julius Onah

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Short Movie: Uzoma loves playing games with his little brother, in spite of his father's warnings. And sometimes, simple games have serious consequences....

NKIRU- The Legend of the Mami Water Short Film

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Directed by Bolaji Kekere-Ekun and produced by Nkechi Bakare of 37thSTATE, the short film delves further into the mystery of the legend of the Mami Water. Shot in a style reminiscent of the Hollywood urban legend ...

An African City “The Return” – Episode 1

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Five beautiful, successful African females return to their home continent and confide in one another about love and life in 'An African City'! An African City is a web series promoting everything the "New Africa"-...

‘I Love Kuduro’ Documentary

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Kuduro (literally ‘hard ass’) is an urban cultural movement that was born in Angola in the last decade of the Civil War. KUDURO Kuduro (or kuduru) is a type of music and dance originally developed in Angola in the ...

We Are Shining

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Directed by French Filmaker, Simon Cahn, the music video for "We Are Shining" takes place in a late night North East London corner store. A mix of afro, blues and gospel, “Hot Love,” as well as its cast, epitomizes t...

Another brilliant Advert from Cornonation SA- Trust is Earned

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I simply love Coronation Fund Managers television Adverts - they have mastered the act of impactful story telling and always  manage to capture the hearts of their viewers  - I have watched all  "Trust is Earned" series ...

Meet Lee-Roy Jason: Nothing Else Comes Close

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Nothing Else Comes Close: A group photography exhibition presented by Between 10and5 and Nokia shot exclusively on the Nokia Lumia 1020....

They look like photos! But they are not- Kelvin Okafor wows with his amazing hand drawn pictures

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Middlesex Fine Art graduate causing a stir in the art world. Artist Nigerian Kelvin Okafor whose accurate drawings are often mistaken for photographs is making waves in the art world after scoping a number of national aw...

Okwui Enwezor – One of the Most Powerful Authorities on Contemporary Art Worldwide

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Okwui Enwezor suddenly appeared in my life in 1994 at a Polish café in East Village, New York. I had never heard of him before. I was a reporter for Flash Art magazine in New York, and he was the chief editor of NKA Jo...

Recreating Hollywood Movies in Senegal- Omar Victor Diop

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The Art What if classic Hollywood movies were conceived and shot in Africa ? They are instantly recognizable - iconic photographs that immediately prompt the viewer to remember classic Hollywood films. Ameri...

Phyno – Ghost Mode Ft. Olamide

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Show Dem Camp – Happy Weekend ft. Kid Konnect

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Following the success of their recent single ‘Feel Alright’. SDC are back with their first release of 2014 “Happy Weekend”. Taken from an upcoming collaborative project with prolific hip-hop producer Kid Konnect. The...

SA -From our Fav Mafikizolo – Uhuru!

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2Face – Rainbow ft T-pain

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The Official Video for 'RAINBOW REMIX' by 2face Idibia ft T PAIN. Directed by BLA G. © 2014 Hypertek Digital/960Music Group...

Nig meets DRC = Flavour – Kwarikwa [Remix] ft. Fally Ipupa

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Oh my oh my!!!! when two seriously good looking men come together to give us such beautiful music and bless us with their sonorous voices equals Heaven!!!!! Lovely lovely...

Sauti Sol – Still The One

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Sauti Sol single 'Still the One' will be featured in the band's forthcoming third album. 'Still the One' composed and performed by Sauti Sol Produced by Ulopa Bwanangoma and Sauti Sol Video directed by Enos Oli...

Dorobucci- Mavin

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And just like that my fav song of the year and( lets say 90% at HQ) Dorobucci by the Mavin Crew dropped their video a few days ago. In what I would like to recall as slightly embarrassing excitement, I was running on ...

DJ Zinhle “My name is” ft Busiswa

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Lizzy and Darlene Okpo, Behind the Womenswear brand “William Okpo”

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Lizzy Okpo, designer of William Okpo show us behind the scenes. Shot with a Windows Phone - Video Credit FADER TV...

Remi Adetiba- Behind the scenes with Oluchi: O3CTOBER: Big “Finish”

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Behind The Scenes of the cover/editorial shoot for the New African Woman October 2013 issue. Supermodel Oluchi Onweagba Orlandi joins fellow NYC creatives Borbay (painter) and Remi Adetiba (fashion photographer / creativ...

Africa’s hottest export not Oil , not Gold-Yes David Agbodji

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"The only model representing the recent Calvin Klein menswear advertising campaign" Dear Lord! –   It took us everything to write this post –someone jokingly asked me why we feature more men than women – an...

Ataui Deng -Sudan

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Vogue Italia Interview with the gorgeous Ataui....

Burkina Faso : Georgie Badiel! Rising Super model

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O thy gorgeousness!!!! Meet Georgie Badiel- before we even go on about her- how HOT  is the name Georgie Badiel BTW?  Now say it again in a French accent !!!hahahahaha Meet rising super model Georgie, from Burkina ...

We Are Shining

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Directed by French Filmaker, Simon Cahn, the music video for "We Are Shining" takes place in a late night North East London corner store. A mix of afro, blues and gospel, “Hot Love,” as well as its cast, epitomizes t...

DSTV AD: Stokvel “No one tells a story like African do” LOL

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Funny Ad from DSTV - Noboday tells a story like Africans: This is so TRUE!!! growing up in Africa, I found women especially even told better stories than the actual movies hahahahah we like!...

GLO Nig “WHEELZ 4 MEALZ ” Advert- We Like!!

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Entrepreneurship is the action word in Africa and this Advert by Glo Nigeria truly captures this topic- sometimes opportunity isn’t  what you go out looking for , It is there in your face - You have to recognise and grab...

Hilarious Ad: Gary vs Mnet

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Gary the Tooth Fairy tries to launch his own Channel by offering up examples of what he is capable off. Well Gary has been on our screens a number of times and always tries to poke Mnet Movies and tell us why we shoul...

DSTV Ad from Aki and Pawpaw- Seriously Funny

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New DStv PVR TV Ad featuring funny Nigerian actors, Aki and Pawpaw.- Whenever you see Aki and Paw Paw together -Pure Laughter !!!...

Cristiano Ronaldo and Pelé feature in Emirates Advert

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Who is the greatest footballer of all time? Join two football greats, Pelé and Cristiano Ronaldo as they connect with fans in the Emirates A380 Onboard Lounge. Everyone has a favourite player, and in our new video fan...

Vodacom Hilarious Ad: The Nagging Wife of Errol

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This Advert from Vodacom South Africa  is just soooooo hilarious - even as a woman I feel so sorry for Errol!!!!!...

New: 8ta – “Domestic Worker”

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Another brilliant Advert from Cornonation SA- Trust is Earned

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I simply love Coronation Fund Managers television Adverts - they have mastered the act of impactful story telling and always  manage to capture the hearts of their viewers  - I have watched all  "Trust is Earned" series ...

Superheroes Invade South Africa on M-Net Movies – LOL

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Hilarious Advert by Mnet Movies-(they are definitely on a roll this season)-Such a funny story featuring The Dark Knight Rises, Superman, The Amazing Spider-Man, X-Men: First Class & The Avengers on M-Net Movies this...

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