NIGERIA

Culture

skating in lagos with the wafflesncream crew

WNC is a skate company and clothing brand, cut from a similar cloth as Supreme or Palace but run through with a Nigerian ethos and POV.
Carmen Hogg
5 days ago
Culture

akwaeke emezi: the 'freshwater' author standing on the edge and claiming it as central

Akwaeke Emezi’s extraordinary debut novel 'Freshwater' is the real life tale of a queer, trans, black, African, Nigerian writer as they attempt to navigate the occasionally odd sensation of being alive.
Matthew Whitehouse
12.24.18
Music

a guide to the exorcisms, witches and cults of nigerian horror

Let your new fave musician and huge horror fan Santi give you nightmares.
Frankie Dunn
10.3.18
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
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