Events: Nollywood NYC

Nollywood NYC hosts film screenings and the cast of Fela! stops by New York’s Boucarou By Gina Jean Last Thursday I had the pleasure of attending the NollywoodNYC Benefit at Boucarou Lounge in New York’s Lower East Side. “Nollywood” aka Nigerian Hollywood movies have been sweeping the country and entertaining moviegoers for quite a while now. What began as a cobbling of low budget film productions has exploded into a […]

 

This Day launches Arise Magazine

This Day media group (they, of the celeb-studded Africa Rising concerts in the UK, US and Nigeria) are launching an African fashion and pop culture mag called Arise. We caught a sneak peek of the launch issue over at Bella Naija. With so many mags folding over on this side, congrats to This Day. The images look stunning. Let’s hope the mission is the same.