Growing up I kept imagining who I wanted to be and where I wanted to be. I had too many heroes but then I got to that point where I could only see me, a better me, the future me and I became my own hero.
There’s no way you can sugar coat it. Poverty isn’t a good thing anywhere in the world. A lot of poor people or Slum dwellers didn’t choose that life. People like to show the world the best versions of them selves no matter how wretched their life is.
Watching Cult and the episode on shockingly lethal feminism where a gang of women serially kill men in order to dismantle patriarchy (which I found a little distasteful), I began to see how the show’s depiction of the power imbalance between men and women was a facsimile of real life.
By the way, I now keep my beard for as long as I want to. Talk however I deem fit. Cry when I want to, laugh as loud as I can, scream when in shock and shout when my passion reaches the peak. And I must say that I am still getting better.
Dear Nigerian Men, and Toye, and the ‘respectable’ men he refers to, and everyone who thinks like them, have no right to judge a woman for her choices, but even if you must, will you judge her for the very things you and your male friends do?
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Have you heard about PTSD? What about Triggers, Sexual assault revictimization, secondary victimization, stigma, dissociation, grooming, stealthing, gaslighting? I hadn’t either until recently. I knew what it felt like to experience some of them but I didn’t have a word or language for them. It is very difficult to explain or describe what it’s like…
Another thing Lagos blesses you with street savvy and a sense of purpose. The pace at which the city moves forces all residents, whether individuals or institutions, to go about with purpose.
At this point they need no introduction, now. Do they? Join Saga, Nelly, Terdoo and Sirkastiq on this week’s episode of outlandishness as they discuss everything from Dasuki’s sudden loss of memory last week to Trump making twitter go nuts. Don’t forget to drop a comment!
Some beautiful relationships today started with little romantic feelings but a decision to be with each other no matter what kept them going…and with time, the feelings grew.
Long before Alade’s pop emergence though, there was Angélique Kidjo, and even Miriam Makeba, whose music was as popular as her activism and whose individuality drew the canonizing Mama Africa identity. And rightfully so. Because of this, there are expectations that Alade’s music should do more than what it’s currently doing
So, No! My prince is not coming on a white horse, he is not riding a turtle and he is definitely not walking. My prince is just NOT coming…
On the whole, the album is a complex artistic work rendered simply, with a lean, laser-focused production. It’s not completely unheard of to have a debut album at 31.