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The annals of Afrobeats are marked by new sounds, noteworthy milestones and in more recent years, heightened levels of international appeal. It goes without saying that it has come an incredibly long way for a genre that has its stylistic origins in highlife, jùjú music and hiplife. As recalled in the documentary, ‘Afrobeats: The Backstory’ by Ayo Shonaiya, getting Afrobeats to attain mainstream relevance in the West in the early 2000s felt like a cultural impasse – the odds were quite high, especially in an era when digital technology was still very much in its nascent stage, even in America.…

A little over a year after taking a break over allegations of lack of diversity among the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) members, the Golden Globes returned to TV on January 10, and it was an astonishing affair of glitz and glamour. The red carpet is the hallmark of showbiz in Hollywood, offering celebrities, movie stars and crème de la crème of luminaries the opportunity to make bold fashion statements and be the cynosure of all eyes. The award ceremony, which was held at the ritzy The Beverly Hilton, California, was packed with dazzling moments; from Angela Bassett being dolled…

The world of fashion is filled with nuances and subtleties. It is a world that allows people freely express their artistic proclivities as they deem fit, and with its ever-evolving nature, trends are bound to change, and landscapes are guaranteed to shift. With each year, we get a feel of new movements or witness old trends make splashing comebacks, leaving room for new discoveries in both talents and looks. Every year, Modaculture takes a close look at 9 Nigerian male influencers who are shaping the world of fashion in Nigeria. In 2021, the power list, curated by Enioluwa Adeoluwa, featured…