Hip-hop they say is a universal language for hip hop lovers we have been inspired by Talib Kweli, Jay Z, Nas to mention a few. In Nigeria we have also had Modenine, MI and Eldee and a couple of others.In no particular order, here are my biggest 15 hip-hop collaborations that rocked Nigeria. Nobody Test Me- Jesse Jagz ft Ice Prince & MI This was … Continue reading 15 Hip-Hop Collaborations That Rocked Nigeria
In this world where being single is becoming a low-key crime and fake people seem to multiply, I managed to find bae. I love bae and I am proud of her and I know people like to judge a lot especially Nigerians but I don’t want you guys to judge me or judge bae. Just read this post with love in your hearts. So in … Continue reading MEET BAE
Dear Nigerian Artistes Back in the 90’s we had musicians who were socially conscious as I listened to Onyeka Onwenu’s One Love, Daddy Showkey’s Fire Fire. Even Fela of blessed memory was known for doing socially conscious music, criticising the government and speaking of the ills in our society. Even in the early and mid 2000’s when there were songs like Jaga Jaga by Eedris … Continue reading Dear Nigerian Artistes
As some of you may or may not be aware, I have been interning at UNHCR Headquarters. I’ve just concluded that internship and I can honestly say a lot of veils have been taken off for me. My last few posts have been about getting the readers to laugh. But I’m not in the laughing mood this time. I’m just warning you ahead of … Continue reading Who cares for our babies?
I am mad as hell and I have come to venerate my vexations. A lot of people have refused to consult their mental faculties for common sense and I am here to force it on you. So, let’s talk. Thirteen billion Naira. That is the amount budgeted for NYSC 2016. I cannot verify if that covers the allowances throughout the scheme. I want you to … Continue reading This NYSC of A Thing
His tiny slippers slap against the sand covered concrete floor. He quickens his pace and burst into a sprint, his loose shorts billow in the wind and the polythene bag in his hands dance to the beats of his footsteps. The muscles at the back of his tiny legs contract and expand like those of a seasoned athlete. He does this a lot but not … Continue reading The Small Boy & The Shop
June 24, 2016, I had been chasing the date for the past four years. It was the day I would finally finish school, have my own BSc and have all the tools needed to become my own person. I could now get a job and earn some money. I was finally through with school (if you’re thinking masters, stop being a buzzkill) So, … Continue reading Useless Is A Country Determined To Destroy It’s Future
The last time we bought rice was before the recession but we’re going to need to buy in the next weeks. The last time I checked bag costs N24,000, I don’t have the heart to check the current prices and neither does my mum and as I am writing this are considering buying from Benin Republic, we hear it is cheaper on the Cotonu side. … Continue reading It’s The Change That Caused It & Other Stories
By Chima Odima Without question, this is certainly not the best of time for Nigeria. With the drop in the global price of commodities, Africa’s largest economy seems to have taken a dive for the worst. Unpaid salaries, salary cuts and mass sacks have become the order of the day and as expected Nigerians are at the receiving end of all these tragedies. However anyone … Continue reading IS GOTHAM STILL COMING?
Sooooooo Today is Mummy Ugo’s birthday. She (I do not have the authorization to reveal) years old today. Almost everyone thinks their mums are the best and so do I. This woman has been so instrumental in the man I’m growing up to become. Not only has she paid my school fees since I was old enough to realize I hated school, after my dad … Continue reading Happy Birthday Mummy Ugo