Peter Adjaye is a contemporary conceptual sound artist, specialising in cross disciplinary collaborations. He is a musicologist, composer, DJ-producer and musician. His unique set of skills and vast experience have enabled him to work closely with his brother, the award-winning… Read More ›
AiW Guest Tọ́pẹ́ Salaudeen-Adégòkè Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti (born 11 January 1983), commonly known as Seun Kuti, is a Nigerian musician and the youngest son of legendary late afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti. Seun and his brother, Femi, are the two commercially… Read More ›
Refreshingly focused on the fiction, but struggling for definition: a review of A Companion to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, edited by Ernest N. Emenyonu.
AiW Guest: Matthew Lecznar Since the turn of the 21st-century, few authors have been able to implant themselves on the global literary imagination with the kind of deftness and flare exhibited by the Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The author’s… Read More ›
A major exhibition at the British Library from 16 October 2015 – 16 February 2016 Celebrating the cultural dynamism of West Africa, from early symbolic scripts and illuminated manuscripts, to the writings of Wole Soyinka and the music of Afrobeat… Read More ›
Call for Papers and Fellowship opportunity: “Fela no go die o” at the African Literature Association Conference 2016
From the Journal of African Cultural Studies Call For Papers: African Literature Association Conference April 6-9, 2016 Atlanta USA http://ala2016.com/ “Fela no go die o” Fela is not dead. The musical and artistic influences of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti are undisputed and extend… Read More ›
This post is part of the series Gilroy’s Black Atlantic. Click here to read the first post of the series, here to read the second and here to read the third AiW Guest Tiago C. Fernandes SIDE A: FELA KUTI Fela Anikulapo Kuti was born in… Read More ›