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My Tribute Video to Chinua Achebe
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My Tribute Video to Chinua Achebe

Posted April 1st, 2013 by in AFRiCKA, Writing

Ololade Siyonbola Pays Tribute to Chinua Achebe-Long Version. from Rukayat Aliyu on Vimeo.Nigerian Author Ololade Siyonbola pays tribute to Chinua Achebe, noting how his writing influenced her tremendously even as a child. The headwrap signifies respect to the departed. See the “Open Letter” at UPTOWN Magazine.

DELIVER US.
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DELIVER US.

Posted July 16th, 2012 by in AFRiCKA, Blog, Musik, Poetry

One of the most powerful tracks I have ever loved. Fell in love with Talib for taking it to my hometown. I’m mad though that this vid has only 400K views. Whereas the trash on Youtube gets 5 mil+ I love it especially because I don’t believe musik of enlightenment should have to adhere to […]

Put Your Money in My Hand
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Put Your Money in My Hand

Posted June 22nd, 2012 by in Blog, Business

For me, admitting I am an artist was a huge leap of growth. It took decades to admit it out loud. Because 1> It wasn’t ok in my family for that to be your profession and 2> Because of <1> I wasn’t trained in the formal sense. It was not until I made this proclamation […]