Archive | February 9, 2014

VIDEO ALERT: Amaru – Make It Better|@Amaru256 Repping Uganda

She has that soulful/jazzy voice and she hails all the way from Uganda. She is based in New York City, NY, USA and her name is Amaru. “Make It Better” is her latest release, and indeed, the song will make you feel better with it’s sweet melodies and soothing acoustic guitar sound. The African-ness in […]

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Nigerian-American artist Siji’s forthcoming album “Home Grown” is currently scheduled for release in spring of 2014. Two and a half years in the making, the epk goes behind the scenes to chronicle the concept behind the record and the personal journey that inspired it’s making. The London born artist went back to his roots in […]

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Captain Rugged – the hero Lagos deserves

Keziah Jones explains why his superhero alter ego and tormentor of Nigeria’s nefarious powers is closer to Fela Kuti than Superman Two thugs chase their prey down a dark alley, only for a mysterious caped crusader to intervene, saving the innocent victim from some brutish injustice. It’s a scene familiar to any reader of superhero […]

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