Olamide’s “Wo”: Another win for the streets

Olamide’s “Wo”: Another win for the streets

2017 has indeed been a good year for good music in the Nigerian music industry. With the steady and gradual redefinition of sound in the industry away from the older upbeat, fast tempo tunes to more laid back, chilled tunes. A fresh sound that is being celebrated by many as a breath of fresh air. Alternative sounds like those of the Nonso Amadis, the Odunsi’s, the Teknos, the Runtowns and the Mr Eazis have worked their way into mainstream. Following increasing pressure on the Nigerian music industry by international demands to “go global”, artistes are clearly working on writing better lyrics, reinventing the old “Kpangolo” afropop sound and adapting more international sounds, of trap, R&B and new school Hip Hop.

Generally, the Nigerian music industry this year has proven to be more tolerant for newer and more experimental sounds away from the usual street-hop and club anthems. In this new wave of sound, Olamide who thrived massively in the 2014 – 2016 reign of Street hop sounds has been found struggling since the release of his sixth solo studio album title “The Glory”.

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Meet Daniel Obasi

Meet Daniel Obasi

DANIEL OBASI IS A YOUNG NIGERIAN STYLIST, DOING AWAY WITH THE NORM AND LAYING THE BLOCKS INTO THE FUTURE OF CULTURE AND FASHION

Creating a perfect synergy between culture, fashion and art; Daniel Obasi does a lot more than just style but evokes thoughts across cultural preservation and rests on the boarders of art to tell his fashion story.

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"Ghana must go" bags now #8000

"Ghana must go" bags now #8000

So you are telling me after I pay through my nose or that of my family's for my visa and then my ticket and you know let's say I am going for my masters, I would now buy ghana must go bags for 8000 naira; under the claim that it is a tote bag and it is a respected fashion brand?

It’s usefulness and fame in Nigeria arrived in late January 1983, when the President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, held a press conference and ordered all immigrants without the right papers to leave the country within a few weeks. There were over two million people; one million were Ghanaians, and the rest were from a mix of other West African countries. “If they don’t leave, they should be arrested and tried, and sent back to their homes. Illegal immigrants under normal circumstances, should not be given any notice whatsoever. If you break a law, then you have to pay for it”, he said in a statement.

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Many shoes in one

A SELF-ASSEMBLED FOOTWEAR HAS BEEN LAUNCHED TO SAVE TIME AND LABOUR 

Ki Ecobe which will only be launched on the completion of the kickstarter project which is $20,023 gone on $30,000. It is a "KI ecobe is a self-assembled modular shoe that uses no toxic adhesives. The end user assembles the shoe making the manufacturing process much less labor intensive." 

KI ecobe allows the consumer to express his or her character by selecting materials and colors and custom building their own shoe on our online store.

With 10,125 shoe combinations with straps, boots, out-soles & in-soles, laces and an easily washable feature with the machine and being able to convert from shoe to slippers in an instant; KI ecobe is selling more than just the dreams of being able to wear one shoe in so many ways but with ease and comfort.

Fatima Togbe as Vlisco's Ramadan ambassador

Fatima Togbe as Vlisco's Ramadan ambassador

Vlisco is to ankara as close-up is to toothpaste; vlisco is a household name for everything African prints, a pioneer in the industry if you may. The Vlisco Group designs, produces and distributes fashion fabrics for the West and Central African market and African consumers in global metropolitan cities. Founded in Helmond, The Netherlands, in 1846, the Vlisco Group and their fabrics have grown into an essential part of African culture, receiving widespread attention from the art, design and fashion worlds. Vlisco Group's brand portfolio consists of four brands: Vlisco, Woodin, Uniwax and GTP. The company's head office, as well as the design and production facilities for the Vlisco brand, are located in Helmond. For the other brands these facilities are based in Ghana and Ivory Coast. The Vlisco Group has eight sales offices in numerous African countries and around 2,700 employees, (900 in The Netherlands and 1800 in Africa).

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