Your birthday marks another year together; Such happy times, I couldn’t ask for more, We’ve shared so much together in love and friendship; spending precious minutes, hours and days with you was never boring. Each year our bond just seems to grow and grow. Me knowing you means more than you can ever imagine. I… Continue reading [BIRTHDAYS]#SHOUTOUT: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO PRINCESS DAMILOLA @thenameisprincess (UNILAG 400L). MESSAGE FROM Mss BLACK SATINO:
CREAM is the new big thing D’banj is offering his followers. The ‘CREAM’ stands for Creative, Reality, Entertainment, Arts, Music – a platform that will provide creative minds the opportunity to live their dreams of showcasing their talent to the world. This is not the first time D’banj is engaging with other businesses aside music.… Continue reading [BRANDS] #ENEWS: CREAM IS THE NEW PROJECT BY D’BANJ FOR NIGERIAN CREATIVES AS MTN DROPS TIWA SAVAGE & DON JAZZY AS BRAND AMBASSADORS. READ:
AVONOME, The Realm Within is the story of Hilda Avonomemi Moses, born 1937, in the remote village of Etunor; a settlement in Ighara, Edo state. She disappears without a trace only to reappear in a cemetery in recent times. Still unchanged, with no memory of who she was or where she had been-except a knowledge… Continue reading [COMICS] #FOLKLORE: AVONOME VOLUME 6 IS OUT. GO GRAB A COPY NOW:
We wish Adeonojobi “ROZON” Rotimi a happy birthday. A talented Art director that works with Dijo Communication Nigeria and a regular contributor of poems and spoken words to theBRAND Radio blog. ©thebrandradio 2016. All rights reserved.
Kemibon-winner of loudthotz season 7 tagged “Then”. THEN – POEM OF THE MONTH when we were seventeen the world lay shimmering at our feet like the gold sequined dress that she wore that night Then when we were young and wild and bubbled with promise of a future bright Flighty, slightly floating above the… Continue reading [POEMS] #LOUDTHOTZ: OPEN POETRY READING SEASON 7 EPISODE 6 AT ORANGE ACADEMY EARLIER THIS WEEK.
The Ibadan Literary Society will organize a one day book conference that is poised to give direction to the publishing industry in the country. Ibadan is known for its expanding publishing presence in the culture landscape but we feel that the potential of the sector and the landscape has not reached its expected zenith in… Continue reading [PROMOTED] #CREATIVEWRITING: FIRST IBADAN BOOK CONFERENCE TAGGED THE BOOK, THE PEOPLE AND THE CHALLENGES OF GROWTH.
In Yaa Gyasi’s debut novel Homegoing, every character granted his or her own chapter is a descendent of two 18th-century, Ghanaian half-sisters. Effia is from Fanteland and marries a British slave dealer, while Esi, a member of the Asante nation, is sold into slavery. The book, an overwhelming page-turner—as addictive as a binge-worthy TV show—follows… Continue reading [CREATIVE WRITING] #STORYTELLING: YAA GYASI’S NOVEL; HOMEGOING. EXCERPTS:
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Wanga is a single mum from kenya who loves the performing arts and writing poems. Here is her open letter to Coca-Cola. Wanga Kavengi Dear Coca-Cola, Those people in your ads, the way they grab a bottle of Coca Cola from a cooler filled with ice cubes, the way they open the bottle and… Continue reading [FACEBOOK] #VIRAL: WANGA KAVENGI’S OPEN LETTER TO COCA-COLA.
Motherly love is incomparable. Happy mother’s day to our ardent readers. We love you all. Photo credit: Yasa Antewa ©thebrandradio 2016. All rights reserved.
Rotimi ‘ROZON’ ADEONOJOBI is an art director with Dijo Communication, a leading integrated marketing and advertising firm in Lagos Nigeria. He is a regular contributor on #thebrandradioblog. He would be celebrating his birthday soon and he has decided he wants to write 30 poems before his D-Day. He is halfway now at 14 poems so… Continue reading [WORD PORN] #POEMS: SPOKEN WORD SERIES BY ROTIMI ‘ROZON’ ADEONOJOBI.
Ernestine Johnson One woman in particular has embraced Beyoncé’s call for women’s solidarity in her hit single “Formation” so much so; she reinterpreted the song into a powerful poem calling on women everywhere to unite through sisterhood. Ernestine Johnson in her poem, which is also titled “Formation,” — says in the video that she… Continue reading [WORD PORN] #POEM: SPOKEN WORDS PARODY “FORMATION” BY ERNESTINE JOHNSON. WATCH & LISTEN: