AfriPOP! Briefs: CNN Declares Nneka “The Next Big Thing”

There is so much to talk about on all things Africa, from serious (torture in Sudan) to the not-so-serious (how to cure the World Cup hangover). Here’s what we’re keeping out eyes on:

Nneka is becoming a world sensation. CNN recently sat down with the Nigerian-German singer for an in-depth looks ate her music-making process and commitment to Africa. They also declared her “the next best thing.”

 

AfriPOP! Briefs: Idris Elba Covers Ebony Magazine

There is so much to talk about on all things Africa, from serious (terrorism in Uganda) to the not-so-serious (naked pics of Wande Coal? Eek!). Here’s what we’re keeping out eyes on:

ritish actor Idris Elba (who is really Sierra Leonan and Ghanaian) covers the August issue of Ebony Magazine. Yum is a verb, right?

ictures of a very nekkid (naked, for the proper folks) of Nigerian artist Wande Coal made him a trending on Twitter last week. His record company, Mo Hits, denies it was him.