Art & Entertainment

I withdraw my respect” – Charly Boy reacts to renaming of National Theatre after Soyinka

Veteran singer and social activist, Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy, says he will no longer accord respect to the Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka Charly Boy, a staunch critic of President Bola Tinubu made the assertion in a post on…

Tinubu names National Theatre after Wole Soyinka

President Bola Tinubu has renamed the National Arts Theatre in Iganmu, Lagos, after Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka. Tinubu conveyed this message in a letter personally signed by him and made available to the media to mark Soyinka’s 90th birthday….

Beyonce fans disappointed with her latest wax statue in Paris museum

American singer and songwriter, Beyoncé, has become the latest star to be immortalised in wax at Paris’ Musée Grévin. The legendary performer joins the likes of Celine Dion, Ryan Gosling, Angelina Jolie, and Cristiano Ronaldo on display at the popular…

Designer Imane Ayissi looked East for his latest show in Paris

Known for blending African heritage with the DNA of French high fashion, Cameroonian couture designer Imane Ayissi looked East for his latest collection. During the Paris Fashion Week show last week, he took inspiration from the paintings of Chinese diplomat…

BREAKING: Popular Nigerian Artist Is Dead (PHOTO)

A popular Nigerian Artist is dead. Studiocb55news Nigeria reports that Nigerian contemporary Visual Artist, Zinno Orara is dead. This Nigeria news platform understands that Zinno Orara died at age 60. Orara’s colleague, Gab Awusa, disclosed this on his Facebook page…

London exhibition celebrates supermodel Naomi

Always one sashay ahead of the pack, Naomi Campbell is the first supermodel to get her own solo fashion exhibition. Opening at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum on Saturday, the star has loaned outfits from her private collection to be…

Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ makes Afrobeats history in the US

Rema’s hit song ‘Calm Down,’ featuring Selena Gomez, has achieved a historic milestone by becoming the first Afrobeats and African song to surpass a billion on-demand streams in the United States. This achievement was announced by Chart Data on June…

Robin Windsor: Strictly Come Dancing professional dies aged 44

Robin Windsor, a former professional on Strictly Come Dancing, has died at the age of 44. He appeared on the BBC One show from 2010 until 2013, partnering with Patsy Kensit, Anita Dobson, Lisa Riley and Deborah Meaden. Strictly Come…

Togolese artists drops off Victor Osimhen painting at Super Eagles camp

He would never have believed that his talent would lead him to meet the object of his creation. At 24, Al Bayan is a Togolese paint artist and member of the Togo Artists association, who uses his passion for art…

Grammy Awards Nominees and Winners: Check out the complete list of winners of this year’s Grammy Awards

It was a poor outing for artistes, none of whom bagged an award at the 66th Grammy Awards ceremony held at the Peacock Theatre in Los Angeles., United States on Sunday. Five artistes of Nigerian descent – David Adeleke, aka,…