Image from Pulse This episode of loose talk podcast is a defining moment in music history, where an artist with the antecedents and status of MI, stepped into the verbal ring with two of the greatest entertainment journalists in Nigerian history. A lot of jabs were thrown, a lot of knock downs and comebacks, there were a lot of calculated punches and spontaneous outbursts … Continue reading The Loose talk podcast: My biggest takeaway from the interview with MI
The Island. The créme de la créme of Lagos. The title in all fairness should go to Banana Island in particular, but let’s be honest and objective with the goals we set in this life. A lot of people live and swim work on the Island because a lot of businesses are situated there. Some people live there to be close to work or other … Continue reading Lagos Island for Dummies: An UgoTalksAlot Guide to Life Lagos
Lagos. Home to between 12 and 21 million people -depending on who you ask. The land of opportunities, wealth and traffic from hell. Lagos is what Nigeria wants to be when it grows up, what almost every other state in the country can only dream about. If you blow in Lagos, you have blown in Africa. But with all of it’s glamour, Lagos can be … Continue reading Lagos for Dummies: An Ugotalksalot City Guide
Watch the teaser for Stay, a short film by Ayomide Adeleke. A terrible incident leaves Femi, played by Baaj Adebule haunted and he will do anything to get his life back. The film also stars Diana Eguwatu and Shalewa Ashafa. Stay was written by Ayomide Adeleke and it is also his directorial debut. Teaser for my upcoming short film “STAY” starring 📽☕️️ @baajadebule @shalewastar @kidmodeldiana Crazy … Continue reading Stay; A short film
I have a question that needs answering, what do Buhari’s media aides actually do? A while ago one of Buhari’s media aides tweeted this, Now I get that they are supposed to hype the government and make the president look good, or at least better than he is, but this is a school boy error. The entire system social media system of the presidency is … Continue reading What do President Buhari’s media aides actually do?
This is my second in Why is it series, you can catch up on the earlier post here if you missed anyone. I have a lot of questions about accent, especially how Nigerians treat people with accents. I’m not talking about a persons understanding and use of English, I am talking of a Yoruba persons ability to pronounce that word as HAH-BILI-TY all the while … Continue reading Why do we love US & UK accents so much?
This is my first in the why is it series where I want you to help me find answers to mosquito questions, i.e, questions that don’t let me sleep well at night. In case you missed the introductory post, you can find it here. So here we go. Why is it that the majority of success stories in Nigeria are from people originally of middle … Continue reading Why aren’t there more success stories of Nigerians from poor backgrounds?
There are so many things I love so much about good gospel music. I’m not talking about some half baked, half thought, poorly produced ramblings with bible scriptures used for chorus and verses and a choir singing off key. I’m talking about proper music. I feel like when you get a gospel song right, you’ve made an instant classic. Gospel songs are inspirational, easy to … Continue reading New Music: Travis Greene You Waited
Waaaait, before you close your browser, I promise you the trailer is good, hell, its funny and even better, it’s Nigerian. #DopeLife. Did I mention Chigurl is in it! Now, I’m waiting for the movie to come out. However, I have one small but important critique. In the excitement of cutting this trailer it seems to me that the producers forget to arrange this trailer … Continue reading Movie Trailer: Banana Island Ghost
I’m an action and sci-fi movie buff. If there are guns fight scenes, knives, crazy stunts and mad explosions I am your guy. But I wasn’t always like that, in fact as a kid I was terrified of Nollywood and action movies. It’s so bad thatfour of my top five greatest traumas as a child were from movies and one of them was the 2001 Planet … Continue reading My Illogical Fear of The Planet of The Apes Movies