Welcome To Nollywood (NSFW)

Did you know that the Nigerian film industry is the third largest in the world, after Hollywood and Bollywood? I had no clue. In a shocking and controversial hardcover book titled “Nollywood,” photographer Pieter Hugo delivers a striking interpretation of South African scenes of turmoil and narrative themes from famous local movie sets. Images that are as disturbing as they are frighteningly surreal. Catch a glimpse below and check out the book on Amazon.


A Midweek Meditation On Zadie Smith’s Literary Brilliance, Michelle Obama’s Grace and Common’s Never-ending Creativity

This week, I’m leaning into love. Love for literature and one of its most brilliant minds. Love for our First Lady who feels like family instead of political royalty. Love for Common, a man whose trademark creative impulse shines on an unofficial remix of “Cranes in the Sky.”

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