Category: Arts

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THE CULTURAL REFERENCES IN TINO FOY’S ‘ABOUT TIME’ EP

THE CULTURAL REFERENCES IN TINO FOY’S ‘ABOUT TIME’ EP

Besides serving as an accompaniment to our daily activities, music does very many other things for us. Music as a vehicle of culture is one function o [...]
LION OF AFRICA IS A MAJESTIC DECLARATION OF MUSICAL SOVEREIGNTY

LION OF AFRICA IS A MAJESTIC DECLARATION OF MUSICAL SOVEREIGNTY

When Mr. Leo released the music video for “Time” in September 2020, it was a subtle announcement; a quiet purr from a remote corner of the pride lands [...]
WHY THE LOW MUSIC RELEASE RATE IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY?

WHY THE LOW MUSIC RELEASE RATE IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY?

Every time I have been in artist hangouts, I have hardly heard conversations on music. I have hardly heard people talking about sound engineering, new [...]
SLAY QUEENS, URBAN ACTS & THE FEAR OF THE LORD.

SLAY QUEENS, URBAN ACTS & THE FEAR OF THE LORD.

The invocation of a higher power in the circles of pop culture is quite a curious thing. It is even more curious when a song that is sung by a singer [...]
IS TECHNOLOGY KILLING OUR CREATIVITY?

IS TECHNOLOGY KILLING OUR CREATIVITY?

Taking some to watch the movie "The Sound Of Music" is always a good way to fall back to infancy and to take a walk back in time through childhood. As [...]
DID JEAN MICHE KANKAN’S POPULARITY STUNT THE GROWTH OF STANDUP COMEDY IN CAMEROON?

DID JEAN MICHE KANKAN’S POPULARITY STUNT THE GROWTH OF STANDUP COMEDY IN CAMEROON?

I grew up in a small town. One of the predominant soundtracks to my life as a child was the sound of our neighbour’s radio playing loudly on Sunday mo [...]
THE CULTURE COMFORT OF A CLASSIC ALBUM

THE CULTURE COMFORT OF A CLASSIC ALBUM

Kanye albums I mentioned here which are all classics helped me make sense of a certain period in my life and made me know I was not alone in the quest [...]
BUSINESS VS EMOTION IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

BUSINESS VS EMOTION IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

I see a lot of artists with stagnant careers who keep regurgitating “work dey” left and right. They want to tell you how many hundred songs they have [...]
NGOMA – THE BRAND  AND FOUR LESSONS FOR ARTISTS

NGOMA – THE BRAND AND FOUR LESSONS FOR ARTISTS

(Before we get into the subject matter, I thought you’d like to know the cool fact that the first ever PoiseSocial article was on Ngoma and his song “ [...]
THE MISUSE OF THE NDOP CLOTH: OUR CULTURE AGAINST THE WOLRD

THE MISUSE OF THE NDOP CLOTH: OUR CULTURE AGAINST THE WOLRD

On October 4th 2020, musician Wax Dey shared the picture of a naked white man robed in what appeared to be a Ndop blanket to his Twitter account with [...]
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