Remember Who “You” Are

Almost two years ago, I was starting my master’s program and it was a very challenging time for me. I was in a lot of pain, and at the core of that pain, I felt so lost. On the day…

The Gift We Gave Beyonce First

“The Gift” is a pop album. It is full of Africa’s most commercial, crossover sounds, a new thing for a continent that hasn’t been able to export entire genres as opposed to singular standout artists. And this isn’t a blindspot.…

The Real Gift Is Afrobeats

The year is 2019. TV show host and serially bankrupt, semi-bald man Donald Trump is the president of the United States of America. TV show host and serially bankrupt, semi-bald man’s British clone, Boris Johnson, is Prime Minister of the…