Category: Staff Pick

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BUILDING YOUR TRIBE

BUILDING YOUR TRIBE

One advantage of technology especially the internet and social media is that you are no longer restricted to interacting and working with the people i [...]
PRESSURE: IS JOVI THE LAST OF A DYING BREED?

PRESSURE: IS JOVI THE LAST OF A DYING BREED?

2012 was a year in a pivotal era in African music, and just music in general. It was a time marking a great shift in the mentality of musicians across [...]
THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF KOTTO BASS’ ARTISTRY.

THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF KOTTO BASS’ ARTISTRY.

  Today we fault our artistes on one hand for “sounding foreign” and, on the other hand, our public for listening to “foreigners” and not “suppo [...]
WHAT DO YOU VALUE MOST IN LIFE AND RELATIONSHIPS?

WHAT DO YOU VALUE MOST IN LIFE AND RELATIONSHIPS?

It's official. I'm no longer sapiosexual. That was a tough mental program to hack but I finally broke through. While it seems noble to value to be att [...]
HOW KOPPO CHANGED THE URBAN MUSIC INDUSTRY.

HOW KOPPO CHANGED THE URBAN MUSIC INDUSTRY.

Koppo is the type of guy you could see at your neighbourhood money transfer agency. He could be standing there by the window of the teller, unassuming [...]
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 [...]
HOW YOU CAN EARN SOME INCOME AS AN INFLUENCER IN OUR CONTEXT

HOW YOU CAN EARN SOME INCOME AS AN INFLUENCER IN OUR CONTEXT

My idea here is for us to try and see how we can do some sort of skills and asset collaborations. It is something very achievable. The only thing that [...]
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 “ [...]
STORIES CREATE HEROES AND BY THEIR HEROES YOU SHALL KNOW THEM

STORIES CREATE HEROES AND BY THEIR HEROES YOU SHALL KNOW THEM

As humans, we have an inherent need to be valued and have our work or service to society recognized. We have teachers that will give all their time an [...]
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