NIGERIA

Culture

why did the nigerian football kit become such an immediate cultural touchstone?

And what does it say about Britain today?
Yemi Abiade
6.15.18
Music

this essential lagos playlist will instantly improve your weekend

Afropop your heart out with DJ Spinall.
Frankie Dunn
3.30.18
Culture

toyin ojih odutola's art is collected by solange and shown at the whitney

The New York-based Nigerian artist imagines a radically soft Afro-present.
André-Naquian Wheeler
3.12.18
Fashion

daniel obasi's fashion film explores being 'alien' in nigeria

The photographers afrofuturistic short, An Alien in Town illuminates how African fashion and culture are perceived by foreigners.
Amira Rasool
2.8.18
Fashion

the nigerian fashion industry is ready to take over

i-D spoke to the stars of Nigerian fashion (and one designer visiting from NYC) as they showcased their latest collections at GTBank Fashion Weekend in Lagos last month.
i-D Staff
12.15.17
Fashion

orange culture is the unisex brand challenging what it means to be a man in nigeria

“I was getting death threats -- people were telling me that what I was creating was demonic.”
Barclay Bram Shoemaker
12.7.17
Culture

photographer daniel obasi explores the taboo of gender fluidity in nigeria

The artist captures the nonconformist youth of his native Lagos through an Afrofuturist lens.
Antwaun Sargent
8.31.17
Culture

a nasty boy magazine is challenging what masculinity means in nigeria

Living in a country where labels are deadly, founder and editor Richard Akuson chooses to paint otherness as nothing but a beautiful time.
André-Naquian Wheeler
8.4.17
Music

video premiere: jacob banks' new visual for chainsmoking

Birmingham singer Banks is down but not out in new video.
Hattie Collins
5.16.17
Music

​has the time come for nigeria’s music scene to step up?

As Davido and Wizkid go global, we look into the mainstream’s growing embrace of Nigerian sounds.
Helen Jennings
4.22.16
Culture

meet nigeria’s most famous gay activist

Nigerian LGBT campaigner Bisi Alimi talks about coming out on national TV, escape to the UK and the ballroom scene in his homeland.
Colin Crummy
2.17.16
straight ups

karen adaeze ndigwe

Open your eyes! Gorgeous girl in good ol' US of A, sweet souls in Seoul and new faces in the Netherlands. Beauty is universal and we've got the snaps from around the globe to prove it!
i-D Team
11.18.14