Editorials

Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian pop culture

The folks at Capital Dreams Pictures & Team Capital uses film to showcase the some of the effects of the recent fuel subsidy chaos in Nigeria. The short was released on January 3rd and has musician "Tha Suspect" playing the lead role. It was directed and edited by X.Y.Z. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5o-uu-BX1H4&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL 
 Nigerians woke up on New Year's day to an unwanted gift from the Jonathan government; an overnight increase (by about 100%) of prices of their daily conveniences. Everyone from Barbers, to Stylists, to Tailors, to Transport drivers, to Traders, increased the prices of their goods and services on account of...
(All the Characters in this article are fictional, It is random rambling and Inspired by a post from Alkasim Abdulkasir. Ps you can start from the bottom or from the top...choose wisely.)I felt bitter, green like one of the colours on the national flag, green with envy as cheers...
It is officially 11 days to the end of the year and it's safe to say this year has been one heck of a spectacular year. It had its high moments and its low moments also. From elections to terrorism to international recognition among our peers, this year had some...
This is a combined portion because, they very well go together, literally. - No, not that way, but you can’t mention one without the other, their success are intertwined and they carry each other to greater heights every year.They both became a part of Kanye West’s “Good Music” earlier...
I mean this is obvious right?, for the good (mostly good) and the bad, Wizkid was the talk of the entire year and I do mean the entire year. The year saw him bring out the video for “Tease Me”, which some felt was too raunchy for a kid...
2face started off this year on a high note with his international album, Unstoppable giving him that serious boost of energy going in from 2010 to 2011. Hits like Rain Drop, Implication, Be There, and Enter The Place were still blazing strong into 2011.In 2011 2face unofficially got crowned...
Our very own “Julia Roberts” of Africa was lowkey this year and I bet that was every bit as intentional as she has been in keeping her private life, well - private. Of course she was purported to be and was seen with D'Banj a lot this year, but...
What can one say about the kind of year Flavour has had? A little over a year ago he was mostly known to the easterners and those who were fans of traditional highlife music. A good number of people knew his hit, Nwa Baby but really didn’t know the...
So, mouth odour huh? …in all the time I’ve been writing, THAT has never been a topic that’s crossed my mind before, maybe its cos I don’t have people with the ‘disease’ living around me, or because I don’t just come across them much, I’ve come across lots of...
IntroductionIt's right about the end of the year 2011, and it's the time to take a look back at what and who did their thing in 2011. If you're familiar with the vh1 series Best Year Ever, then you'll catch our drift on this series.For the next few days...
There you are… Dancing with so much intensity to that heavy jam, and you’re just smiling so happily because this is one of your favorite naija songs currently. The beat is on point, the lyrics are stellar, and everything just comes together perfectly.If you’re like me, one of the...

Mekus Chronicles

MEKUS SPEAKS…It was just another Sunday; I was at attending a get together at friend’s house when a cute caramel skin girl catches my eyes. First thought, is “Biko where did this Asa come from?” I observe at a distance for the next half an hour or so. Then...