One of the most anticipated movies of 2021 ‘Coming To America 2’ has been released and it has gone on to be one of the most discussed topics on the Internet within the last 24 hours. Interestingly, Burna Boy’s name has also been thrown into the conversation due to his part in the official theme song for ‘Coming To America 2’.
Nigerian Grammy-nominated singer, Burna Boy alongside American R&B megastar, John Legend and Nile Rodgers recorded the theme song for ‘Coming To America 2’. This is can be seen not just as a personal win for Burna Boy but Nigeria and Africa at large. Also fellow compatriot, Davido performed live in the movie.
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This feat by Burna boy has further proven that afrobeats is making a major statement in the world of music and this in turn has made Burna … Read the rest
Best New Afrobeats Artists of the Month (February)
Some of our favourite rising acts in Afrobeats music, featuring Gyakie, Blaq Diamond, Loti, and more.
Every month we round up the best new Afrobeats Artists from our Weekly AfroNext discovery email newsletter. You can keep up with our favourite Afrobeats discoveries on the AfroNext playlists on Apple, Spotify, and Audiomack.
It has been a while since a Ghanaian songstress took over mainstream charts in Nigeria. In comes Gyakie, the daughter of legendary Ghanaian highlife musician, Nana Acheampong. Gyakie, who is still a student at the Kwame Nkrumah University, started her music career off listening to beats produced by her Nigerian university mate, Sosa.
Since her official single in 2019, Gyakie has worked with Ghanaian artistes such as Bisa Kdei, and Joojo Addison. In August 2020, she released a five-track EP titled, Seed. On Forever, the lead single from the … Read the rest
The Los Angeles Times reported in January 2020 that the official government’s count of children separated is 4,368, although it is believed to be higher.
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If you are working in the art or graphics business, the de-facto software for vector based image editing and creation is Adobe Illustrator. 4. The Metropolitan Museum, New York. This North American art gallery has a colossal collection of about 2 million artworks and is considered the largest in its genre. picplzthumbs The collection includes but is not limited to, classical antiquity & ancient Egyptian art; sculptures of European masters; American (“Portrait of George Washington” by Gilbert & works of Winslow Homer, George Caleb Bingham, & John Singer); modern art; African; Asian (Chinese calligraphy and painting including Nepalese and Tibetan works); Oceanic (Australian Aboriginal Rock Paintings); Byzantine & Islamic (miniature painting from Iran & Mughal India); & Greek & Roman … Read the rest
Berri Comes Through With Debut Single – Fire
Nigeria’s foremost emerging music sensation and Big Brother Records artiste – Berri (real name Agada Blessed) stokes up the ember as he kick-starts his foray into the Nigerian Music space with his debut single “FIRE”, a proper Afro-Pop number.
Produced by the prodigiously talented Dir. X, the mid-tempo tune sees Berri make a bold statement that he’s here to stay and nobody can kill the “Fire” within him to make great music that will last a lifetime.
Berri poured his whole heart out on this inaugural track, connecting and creating a dope musical chemistry with Dir. X, out of the music kitchen and it’s safe to say the kid is next to take over.
At just 16 years, Berri’s debut is coming at a time when young artistes in Nigeria are becoming a great force to reckon with and as he joins … Read the rest
Jackson Pollock, a great American painter of the 20th century, established a distinct way of painting that produced a major impact on the world of art. Oldfield, A., & Flower, C. (Eds.). (2008). Music Therapy with Children and their Families. London: Jessica Kingsley. The artist used the side of the pencil tip to apply tone broadly and quickly. She worked quickly and loosely, producing a sense of the whole animal rather than a detailed drawing. She concerned herself with the large shapes. She used the point of the pencil to emphasize some parts. All her lines are gentle and curving. She also incorporated the rough texture of the paper surface. There are white parts remaining (even in the toned areas) that keep the drawing light, fresh, and sparkling. Aasgard, T. (2001). An ecology of love: Aspects of music therapy in the pediatric oncology environment. Journal of Palliative Care, 17(3), 177-181. … Read the rest
Georgia ‘Keeffe or Georgia Totto ‘Keeffe was an American painter, who revolutionized the concept of modern abstract art. Such a thesis is virtually impossible to prove, but he does offer two pieces of evidence to back up his assertion. The first uses data from the 1993 General Sociology Survey, conducted by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. The 1,500 respondents were asked to rate 18 genres of music on a scale of 1 (strongly dislike) to 5 (strongly like). Their verbal intelligence was measured by a test in which they selected a synonym for a word out of five candidates. Verbal intelligence is known to be highly correlated with general intelligence,” Kanazawa writes. He found that net of age, race, sex, education, family income, religion, current and past marital status and number of children, more intelligent Americans are more likely to prefer instrumental music such as … Read the rest
Sara’s Parlour Face Painting is a contemporary face and body art company based in Birmingham. Jamabo, T. A., & George, I. R. (2014). Music as a therapy for depression in women: A theoretical perspective. International Journal of Academic Research, 6(4), 227-231. The auditory cortex is mainly part of the temporal lobe at each side of the brain, slightly above the ears. The brain cells in this area are organized by sound frequencies, with some responding to high frequencies and others to low ones. The auditory cortex analyzes the information from the music such as the volume, pitch, speed, melody and rhythm. Larson, Kay. How Should Artists Be Educated?” ARTnews 82, no. 9 (November 1983): pp. 85-91. Ratcliff, Carter. The Fate of an Orthodoxy: Notes on Recent American Sculpture.” La sculpture contemporaine après 1970. Exh. cat. in French and English. Fréjus: Fondation Daniel Templon and Musée Temporaire, 1991. It can be … Read the rest
American Abstract expressionist painter Franz Kline was born on May 23rd 1910 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Cohen, David. Gallery Going: The Painter’s Painter” (PaceWildenstein exhibition review). New York Sun, 10 April 2008: illustrated. 55 Ferris Street Show (exhibition catalogue). Text by Fredericke Taylor. Brooklyn, New York: 55 Ferris Street, 1992. Silverman, M.J. (2003). The influence of music on the symptoms of psychosis: A meta-analysis. Journal of Music Therapy, 40(1), 27-40. Thomas Nozkowski and R. Buckminster Fuller” (Max Protetch Gallery exhibition review). The New Yorker, 4 December 1995: 20-22. Hardeep Pandhal, a second-generation British citizen of Indian descent, has been tackling the theme of his South Asian identity whilst operating in the Western art world. A graduate of the Glasgow School of Art, Pandhal is taking part in the Colombo Art Biennale, which began on 3 December. This is his first international exhibition, and some of the works include drawings done in … Read the rest
Inspired by the radical innovations of late 19th-century painters and sculptors, 20th-century modernists pushed art to new frontiers of expression and abstraction, rewriting the rules about what constituted art and how its materials could be used. Foster, Carter E. Stations of the Cross: Black, White, Light.” Ellsworth Kelly Black & White. Exh. cat. Munich: Haus der Kunst; Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2011: 34-47. The text is also published in a German edition of this catalogue. Horne-Thompson, A., & Grocke, D. (2008). The effect of music therapy on anxiety in patients who are terminally ill. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 11(4), 582-590. Butterton, M. (1993). Music in the pastoral care of emotionally disturbed children. Journal of British Music Therapy, 7(2), 12-20. Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) was born in Paris to British parents, and, despite applying to become a French citizen, he remained British until his relatively early death aged 59. An early associate … Read the rest
A popular American ‘Pop Artist’ Roy Fox Lichtenstein or Roy Lichtenstein (October 27, 1923 – September 29, 1997) was born in New York City in an upper middle class family. July 8-12. Ages 13-17. Students will learn woodworking techniques to produce their own wooden hand-tools and create a Japanese style box to use for tool collection or as a decorative box. The class will discuss the natural properties of wood, structural principles, mathematical angles, design aesthetics and tool maintenance. After this workshop, students will be able to pursue their own woodworking projects with a set of winding sticks, a joiner’s mallet and a Japanese style tool box to take home. $135 ($120 advance). 701 Whaley St. 803-319-9949. Elizabeth Cropper, Pietro Testa, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Mass., 1988. If publishing information is different, it may be added in parentheses. Master Drawings 1520-1990. Exh. cat. New York: Janie C. Lee … Read the rest