Archive for: review

Album review: On ‘Alaga Ibile’, Reminisce bullies you into taking notice

Album review: On ‘Alaga Ibile’, Reminisce bullies you into taking notice

by Wilfred Okiche The most respected indigenous rapper not named Olamide rebounds with his sophomore album titled ‘Alaga Ibile’ over a year since his debut, ‘Book of rap stories’. While...

 

Toni Kan reviews Kola Oyeyemi’s book, Pitfalls to Destiny Fulfilment

Toni Kan reviews Kola Oyeyemi’s book, Pitfalls to Destiny Fulfilment

by Toni Kan                          By reining in our destructive faith, pride and indiscipline and insincerity and impatience and ignorance and anger and fear we can reverse the...

 

#OneForTheRoad: Yvonne Nelson’s House of Gold’, Charles Novia’s ‘Alan Poza’ & 3 others are the WORST movies of 2013 – See the list

#OneForTheRoad: Yvonne Nelson’s House of Gold’, Charles Novia’s ‘Alan Poza’ & 3 others are the WORST movies of 2013 – See the list

by Eromo Egbejule 2013 was a year that we, the viewing public had the misfortune of seeing some really trashy movies. Nollywood and its’ younger sibling, Ghollywood continue to flourish and...

 

Album review: On ‘Fire of Zamani’, Ice Prince serves up songs of fire… and ice

Album review: On ‘Fire of Zamani’, Ice Prince serves up songs of fire… and ice

by Wilfred Okiche In 2010 Panshak ‘Ice Prince’ Zamani debuted with ‘Oleku’, a hit so huge it catapulted the Plateau state born dude to instant superstardom and placed him right up there-...

 

Music review: With Dr. SID’s ‘Surulere’, it’s Don Jazzy again and forever

Music review: With Dr. SID’s ‘Surulere’, it’s Don Jazzy again and forever

by Uche Briggs Only last week, the frenzied Twitter streets were abuzz with the confrontation between Don Jazzy and Wande Coal following the latter’s alleged intellectual property theft. While...

 

Album review: LKT’s ‘The Journey’ is quite noisy… and boring too

Album review: LKT’s ‘The Journey’ is quite noisy… and boring too

by Wilfred Okiche LKT found mainstream fame when he collaborated with Olu Maintain for ‘Yahooze, that relentless party  popper that had former U.S Secretary of state Colin Powell dancing...

 

Theatre review: For ‘SARO The Musical’, the music lives forever

Theatre review: For ‘SARO The Musical’, the music lives forever

by Wilfred Okiche For years now, the Nigerian attempts at capturing the Broadway cultural experience have mostly been imported recycles from South Africa (Umoja) or the United States (Fela!)....

 

Album review: Testing Ice Prince’s ‘Fire of Zamani’

Album review: Testing Ice Prince’s ‘Fire of Zamani’

by James Silas Panshak ‘Ice Prince’ Zamani, a certified ‘Jos Boy’, marked a milestone with his single “Oleku” in 2010 but before that, he had done several collaborations and literally...

 

Femi Aribisala: Nigeria and the World – Kingsley Moghalu’s ‘Emerging Africa’

Femi Aribisala: Nigeria and the World – Kingsley Moghalu’s ‘Emerging Africa’

by Femi Aribisala Moghalu maintains foreign aid is not a path out of poverty into development. Certainly, the volume of aid is grossly insufficient relative to need. But Moghalu goes further...

 

Book review: Sammy Sage Hassan’s ‘Dream Maker’ is more than a self-help book

Book review: Sammy Sage Hassan’s ‘Dream Maker’ is more than a self-help book

by Lekan Olanrewaju Sammy Sage Hassan’s Dream Maker: A Fable is a self-help book; let’s get that out of the way first. The good news here is it presents itself as something else entirely,...