Art

How New Edition Changed Pop

In an excerpt from her upcoming book “Larger Than Life”, journalist Maria Sherman examines how Jackson 5, Menudo and New Edition inspired a generation of groups. We reproduce excerpts of a review by Brittany Spanos for Rolling Stone ...Read More

Okojie bags Caine Prize, Okorafor comic praised

The winner of the 2020 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing is Nigerian-British writer Irenosen Okojie for her short story “Grace Jones”. The story appeared in Irenosen’s latest book “Nudibranch”, a collection published by Little Brown’s Dialogue Books in 2019. ...Read More

Rebirth of Tracy Chapman’s hard-luck anthem

Narrated by a young woman who drops out of school to help her alcoholic father — and dreams of escaping it all in the automobile of her equally destitute partner — “Fast Car” was understated but gripping, one of the most riveting singles of 1988. ...Read More

Stolen African artefacts sell at auction

“These artworks are stained with the blood of Biafra’s children,” wrote Chika Okeke-Agulu, an Art History professor at Princeton, in an impassioned Instagram post calling for a halt to the sale of two wooden statues made by the Igbo people of Nigeria. ...Read More

SA rom-com for Netflix launch

Netflix brings the next captivating South African rom-com to the world's screens with the upcoming title, “Seriously Single”. ...Read More

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