Category: Staff Pick

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I AM FROM MINNESOTA – LIBIANCA

I AM FROM MINNESOTA – LIBIANCA

Despite giving a shout-out to Bamenda in the opening lines of her hit single, Libianca, in an interview with RollingStone magazine, claims her America [...]
‘CHACUN SA CHANCE:’ THE SUCCESS OF KRYS M’S MUSIC

‘CHACUN SA CHANCE:’ THE SUCCESS OF KRYS M’S MUSIC

KRYS M’s ‘Chacun sa chance’ is the biggest song released in the country during the year 2022. In just 5 months, the video has gathered 14 million view [...]
𝗘𝗧𝗢’𝗢 𝗡𝗘𝗘𝗗𝗦 𝗢𝗨𝗥 𝗦𝗨𝗣𝗣𝗢𝗥𝗧, 𝗡𝗢𝗧 𝗢𝗨𝗥 𝗘𝗫𝗖𝗨𝗦𝗘𝗦

𝗘𝗧𝗢’𝗢 𝗡𝗘𝗘𝗗𝗦 𝗢𝗨𝗥 𝗦𝗨𝗣𝗣𝗢𝗥𝗧, 𝗡𝗢𝗧 𝗢𝗨𝗥 𝗘𝗫𝗖𝗨𝗦𝗘𝗦

It is rather unfortunate that even after issuing an apology to the public, we still have to try and make many people understand that there are no excu [...]
𝐀𝐅𝐑𝐎𝐁𝐄𝐀𝐓𝐒 𝐕𝐄𝐑𝐒𝐔𝐒 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐑𝐄𝐒𝐓 𝐎𝐅 𝐀𝐅𝐑𝐈𝐂𝐀

𝐀𝐅𝐑𝐎𝐁𝐄𝐀𝐓𝐒 𝐕𝐄𝐑𝐒𝐔𝐒 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐑𝐄𝐒𝐓 𝐎𝐅 𝐀𝐅𝐑𝐈𝐂𝐀

The general reaction is celebratory - African music is taking over the world and changing the way the rest of the world looks at Africa and Africans i [...]
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 [...]
THE QUEEN IS DEAD. LONG LIVE THE KING?

THE QUEEN IS DEAD. LONG LIVE THE KING?

When Lady Diana died in that ill-fated car crash in 1997, I remember how distraught my mother was as she sat in the big armchair in the living room, s [...]
YOU MUST STOP LOOKING FOR REASONS TO NOT BE GREAT. HERE IS WHY. (Part 1)

YOU MUST STOP LOOKING FOR REASONS TO NOT BE GREAT. HERE IS WHY. (Part 1)

Every morning when I wake up in Cameroon, I can find 100 excuses in less than a minute to not leave my bed. It could be no tap water to shower or no e [...]
KARMA DOES NOT WORK THE WAY YOU THINK AND HERE IS WHY

KARMA DOES NOT WORK THE WAY YOU THINK AND HERE IS WHY

The bad guy does not always meet with a fatal end. The thing is, we black people think we have a special relationship with God and sit and wallow in [...]
CAMEROON & THE POLITICS OF EMPTY SYMBOLS

CAMEROON & THE POLITICS OF EMPTY SYMBOLS

A friend of mine often jokes that when Paul Biya leaves power, a special budget will have to be voted in the National Assembly to remove his portrait [...]
WIZKID’S LOSS & THE PROBLEM WITH THE GRAMMYS

WIZKID’S LOSS & THE PROBLEM WITH THE GRAMMYS

On Sunday, Wizkid lost the Grammy award for Best Global Album to Angelique Kidjo. It marked the second time, in three years, that a Nigerian urban act [...]
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