Posts Tagged ‘cardi b’

Drake set to visit Abuja, Lagos for his tour of Africa

by Seun Adeuyion January 18, 2020
According to news making the rounds, Canadian Grammy-winning rapper, Drake, will be in Nigeria on March 29 and 30 as part of a six-city tour of Africa. These cities will be in Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa. According to reports, in South Africa, he will visit three cities; in Nigeria, he will visit two and […]

Cardi B threatens to file for Nigerian citizenship after Donald Trump’s ‘dumbest move’ to date

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2020
Cardi B has warned a move to Nigeria could be on the cards after President Donald Trump’s latest attack on Iran. The 27-year-old rapper took to Twitter tonight to share her thoughts on Trump ordering the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. After news of his death broke, the country’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei sparked fears of war […]

What Cardi B’s Lagos and Accra visits say about travel and media representations of Africa 

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 14, 2019
A few days before the New York rapper Cardi B arrived with much fanfare in Lagos, Nigerian-American rapper Jidenna had shared a video of himself crossing the street in the major urban thoroughfare Admiralty Way in the Lekki neighborhood of Lagos, referring to it as a “concrete jungle.” Perhaps unfamiliar with the expression, some young […]