Funny Bits from ‘Americanah’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

In Nigeria, we have this culture of calling older people Aunty or Uncle. But being asked to call someone ‘Mummy’ or lose your job just takes the cake…

#Interview: Tsemaye Binitie and Nkwo Onwuka on Fashion, Production and Everything in Between

‘Every part of the design job is broken down. It’s about 10 roles, so the designer is free to design’, Tsemaye says. Nkwo says, ‘I live inside my head. Sometimes I go somewhere and I’m smiling, but my mind is far away designing pieces…’

PressRelease: Africa Gears Up for Heineken Lagos Fashion Week 2018: 24th to 27th October, 2018 | Fashion Focus Africa Semi Finalists Announced

Heineken Lagos Fashion Week will return for its 8th edition this year from October 24th – 27th 2018. Serving as a hub to connect fashion stakeholders, LFW tents Oniru will open from 10am – 10pm. Heineken Lagos Fashion Week is the leading event on the African fashion calendar, attracting thousands of fashion experts, enthusiasts and media acrossContinue reading “PressRelease: Africa Gears Up for Heineken Lagos Fashion Week 2018: 24th to 27th October, 2018 | Fashion Focus Africa Semi Finalists Announced”

#PressRelease: Nairobi, Lagos, Abuja, and Accra to Welcome Fashion Focus Talks 2018

Fashion Focus Talks kicks off this weekend in Nairobi, Kenya. Tagged “Building From Within”, the Fashion Focus Talks are a series of curated free talks to inspire African creatives of the need to work together towards achieving a sustainable economy. It will run from the 26th of August to the 2nd of September 2018. OnContinue reading “#PressRelease: Nairobi, Lagos, Abuja, and Accra to Welcome Fashion Focus Talks 2018”

#Discourse: Nigeria’s Reading Culture, Piracy and Patabah at 30

  In existence for 30 years, Patabah has been home to book lovers, stocking the finest of literary pieces, including the works of both established and new Nigerian authors, as well as foreign ones. Founded by Ore Soremekun, Patabah is indeed a chill haven in the heart of Surulere Shopping mall. With cool 90’s musicContinue reading “#Discourse: Nigeria’s Reading Culture, Piracy and Patabah at 30”

#PressRelease: Hellurrrandom Introduces Reading Culture Series || 27th May, 2018

Hellurrrandom is pleased to announce that it is introducing a perpetual Reading Culture Series on the blog. Taking a cue from Belle Trist, this new category will feature interviews with authors, publishers, independent and franchised bookshops as well as book reviews and other book events, all in a bid to grow the Nigerian reading cultureContinue reading “#PressRelease: Hellurrrandom Introduces Reading Culture Series || 27th May, 2018”

#Event: Key Speakers to Look Forward to at Slay Festival 2018!

Hellurr ladies😊😊😊 I’m sure that you know that if you’re not planning to attend Slay Festival you’re clearly in the wrong😊 Initiated by She Leads Africa, a community that helps African women achieve their professional dreams, Slay Festival is a platform to celebrate incredible, magical, innovative, and entrepreneurial. In light of this, here’s a listContinue reading “#Event: Key Speakers to Look Forward to at Slay Festival 2018!”

#Discourse: Empty Lyrics, Probably not a Mistake || #GuestPost by Seun Afuye

  Have you ever, after following the hype and rave reviews of a product- restaurant, food, movie, song, found yourself cloaked in utter disappointment after splashing out on the said product? I have. Disappointment could not begin to encapsulate the emotions that shrouded me after downloading and listening extensively to Small Doctor’s smashing hit song,Continue reading “#Discourse: Empty Lyrics, Probably not a Mistake || #GuestPost by Seun Afuye”