Posts in What’s going On

  • Were The Super Eagles Dared

    Posted in Guest Posts,What's going On on December 2nd, 2013 By Tinashe Mabasha

    On a winter night in early July 1994, my brothers and I switched off our old Panasonic TV after a disappointing loss for the Nigerian Super Eagles. It was way past our bedtime but we didn’t care. Plus I think my parents were out and made it easier to watch the game.  Pajamas and all […]

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  • Music and Passion: Spending time with Questlove

    Posted in Beats & Soul with Carly,Guest Posts,Life and Culture,What's going On on November 29th, 2013 By Simba

    It’s very rare that I come across somebody in the media spotlight whose life I envy. However, I have just read Ahmir Thompson aka Questlove’s book ‘Mo Meta Blues’ and wow I would happily trade lives with him for a while!! ‘Mo Meta Blues’ is described as a memoir/autobiography but it is more a journey […]

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  • We Invented The Remix

    Posted in Guest Posts,What's going On on November 27th, 2013 By Ticha

    Sean Combs aka Puff Daddy aka Puffy aka P.Diddy aka Diddy often liked to make the claim that Bad Boy Records (meaning him) invented the remix. I’m not too sure who definitively invented the remix, but one thing is certain and that is Puffy was responsible for some of the greatest remixes ever produced. The […]

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  • Happy Birthday Wabona from Malik Yoba

    Posted in Wabona,What's going On on November 17th, 2013 By Wabona

    Acclaimed African-American film and TV star, Malik Yoba, took some time to record a video celebrating Wabona’s 1 year anniversary. We are grateful to Malik, who is a great friend to Wabona and its management. for his time and we look forward to working with him. Like, Share, Tweet, Google+ this video. Remember Wabona is […]

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  • Its Rap but Not as we know it: Drake Changes the Game with Nothing Was the Same

    Posted in Beats & Soul with Carly,What's going On on October 16th, 2013 By Carly Mond

    Seriously has there been anything hotter than rap and hip hop this year?! So rewind back to late 2010, I am in a bar with some friends having a heated debate about who the best rapper at that time was. Drake had dropped ‘Thank Me Later’, ‘Best I Ever Had’ was still being played daily […]

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  • R ‘n’ B - My First Love

    Posted in Beats & Soul with Carly,Guest Posts,What's going On on September 23rd, 2013 By Carly Mond

    OK I have a big confession to make……I have been having an affair!!! I feel guilty and ashamed of myself but it’s really not my fault – you see Hip-Hop has been so enigmatic and powerful this year that it has turned by ear from my first love, my partner – R’n’B. Now before I […]

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  • Is Love…War?

    Posted in Life and Culture,Simba Says,What's going On on September 18th, 2013 By Simba

    I normally blog about all things in the film and TV space on Wabona or the film and TV universe or things that excite me. But today I wanted to blog about something a bit more personal, a song’s poetic power to inspire high emotion and deep reflection at the same time. Tamar Braxton is kin to […]

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  • Sequel-itis

    Posted in Guest Posts,What's going On on September 9th, 2013 By Ticha

    Sequel-itis - noun. Danger that arises when producers of a successful film think that making a sequel is a brilliant idea because the first one made so much money A studio makes a film. The film does very unbelievably well at the box office. Someone at the studio sees the incredible amounts of cash rolling […]

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  • All You Need is 1 Mic & 7 minutes.

    Posted in Guest Posts,Simba Says,Wabona,What's going On on August 15th, 2013 By Simba

    Oh snap!!! Kendrick Lamar aka K.Dot aka Good Kid aka King of New York aka the dude who just lit up the Hip-Hop world did some ish! He just dropped the hottest verse to date in 2013 on Big Sean’s seven minute joint ‘Control’ also featuring Hip-Hop hermit Jay Electronica. My hommie Carly (@carlymond) hit me on Facebook asking […]

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  • Does Hip-Hop HiiiPoWeR need Control?

    Posted in Beats & Soul with Carly,Guest Posts,What's going On on August 15th, 2013 By Carly Mond

    This week I have been served a huge reminder of why I love Hip-Hop so much. Define it how you wish – a genre, culture, sub culture, lifestyle, sound; Hip-Hop ignites passion and instantaneous artistry like nothing else. I follow a group on Facebook called ‘Hot New Hip Hop’ and a feed came up on Tuesday […]

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