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How Nigerian Artists Made Their Mark On British Music

The achievements of a new generation of artists have not just helped shape British pop, but given a sense of pride to the diaspora “At school, the African kids used to lie and say they were Jamaican.” Those were the words of Skepta (aka Joseph Junior Adenuga) during a recent profile in the Fader. He […]

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Ret-Raw Saturdays: Sade – The Sweetest Taboo

She was the African delight no one ever expected to exist. With this song, she took over the world and made a name for herself in Britain and the world over. Her name was Fọláṣadé Adú, otherwise known popularly as Sade. The song that stuck out most from the Nigerian born artist’s compilation is the […]

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Zambian teen wins Beffta young achievers award

A Zambian young actor, Olutunji Ebun-cole, has emerged as winner of the BEFFTA Young Achiever Award in the BEFFTA Special Awards Category. Olutunji (famously called Tunji) beat seven other contenders aged between 13 and 28, to win the prestigious Award. Tunji, whose mother is Zambian and his father Nigerian, is at 13 years of age […]

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