Bankulli is a big man– when he stands beside my 5ft 9.5″ I feel he’s 7ft tall. But he also knows how to perfectly fade into the background. This is probably his superpower. He helps other people shine by staying out of their way.
Somebody said Rema freestyles like he’s from America and drops singles like he’s from Ajegunle. People are wicked. On the real though, what Don Jazzy is doing with this dude is genius yet simple. There are two principles at play here:
Let’s say you don’t speak Yoruba. It’s okay. Let’s also say you don’t like generic, predictable and duplicative afropop– my brother, that’s okay too. Now let’s assume you do like generic, predictable and duplicative afropop, I tell you, that’s also fine.Why? This
The boy said to me: somethingsomethingsomething. I can’t remember exactly what he said but it was rude as hell. My perfect comeback would have been: “Are you being rude on purpose or were you born that way?” But I didn’t say that to him. I let it pass. This year, 2016, was the year I learnt street-level humility. On purpose. Humility is exhilarating. It makes you feel less superior and more understanding. Empathising. Speaking with
There’s something called the Morning After Effect. Nope, it’s got nothing to do with alcohol nor does it refer to athletic sex. It’s totally about music. Yes we realise that music is like an addictive drug for some people and many sexual encounters do demand a fitting soundtrack. But, for this special episode of our life-disrupting discussions, let’s consider the Morning After Effect of Afropolitan Vibes.