Growing up as a kid in the 90s, there was no wrestler that was as “Visually African” as Kamala! This fictional character that WWF built around James Harris was our one African hero for a long while. There were other African wrestlers that came before him and plenty more after, but at his time, some of us had never seen any wrestler that moved and looked like this “Ugandan Giant”.
Brace yourself! This visually hot, Cameroonian song was sung by Salatiel and it’s called Comme ça (which translates to “Like that”) – according to a guy I met on the internet. This amazing African video is originally in French, but I did us all the courtesy of providing the English translation below. So that you won’t have to climb into your attics and blow some dust off those “French-for-beginners books” that you impulsively bought back in college. No, Elizabeth! That ship has sailed, just…
It’s no secret that globally, there has been a lot of attention and hunger for African content. A small Southern African country like Zimbabwe has also thrown its hat into the ring, as Africans all over the world wrestle to feed this unquenching hunger. A hunger for African stories. A hunger for meaningful representation of “people of colour” in all creative sectors.
As someone who loves the fabrics, shea butter, and the general vibe of Ghana. I can not wait to also go to Ghana. I’m sure being able to read these lyrics might help more people to love this song and also make more people wanna go to Ghana too and try some of that world-famous jollof rice!
In most African communities we say, “It takes a village to raise a child.” The making of a film is no different. You need multiple departments ranging from make-up, finance guys, post-production, and more. In this post, we seek to praise one of Zimbabwe’s greatest directors: Blaqs. His tag: “Umsebenzi Ka Blaqs” is a line that promises fireworks, wherever you see it.
As the world’s interest in African story telling grows, one hopes that the African continent will take the lead is teaching the world how its own stories must be told. This production merged together visual elements from several sources in a strong and seamless way.
Kantanka’s vehicles are assembled in Ghana using custom-made CKD (Complete Knock Down) kits, that they ship in from Chinese suppliers. All part of a growing trend being witnessed in several African countries including Uganda…