If you cling onto a ship
Beaten helplessly by the gale
And you hear the captain within you give the order: ‘Abandon ship! Abandon ship!’
But still, you hold on,
Dreading the uncertain deep
Thou art no youth.
If you think only of gain
If you think not of pain
Of life’s fair commerce
Then you are truly an old man at harvest
For youth is the sowing fest.
Thank you for granting us this interview, Yerry. I'm at a loss for where to begin with my questions, mostly because there are quite a lot of them competing for attention but I think I will give first place to my curiosity about your evident ancestry. You look every bit African. Am I correct in my assumption? How does an African end up in Holland doing R&B/Soul music? What's the story behind it?
'I Feel Love' is a song that bespeaks beauty such as is felt and interpreted right within your soul. I will be telling you as much of it as I can translate into words in an attempt to communicate them to you.
First, it begins with a touching piano intro that kicks off like a shaft of morning sun; sudden but not startling, as though you've been readying a welcome for it all the while. I'm
Ogochukwu Oye better know as "Ogoo" grew up in a close-knit Nigerian family that hails from Awka in Anambra State. Years after practising law as a certified Barrister, Ogoo decided to pursue her first love and passion “Music”. Her passion for music has always been there since a baby. Her Mum told her that as a three-year-old, she would sing and dance with drummers whenever she hear drum beats. She
Ikenna: Welcome to UbuntuFM Mr. Bibb, and thank you for your time. You have quite a career spanning five decades, 36 albums, countless radio and television appearances and non-stop touring. How did you manage to do this? Are you able to condense this experience in a few lines and share it with our readers?
Eric: Looking back I, too, am amazed at the many miles I’ve travelled. The trick to
#Interviews #People #Nigeria #ModernHistory #Europe #Africa #NetNeutrality #Secessionism #Xenophobia #BookPublishing #Biafra Richard AliPersonal Perspectives #1: Richard Ali - book publisher and lawyer from NigeriaPersonal Perspectives is an interview series, a platform on which we invite people to share their perspective on issues that affect us all. Recently UbuntuFM was privileged to sit down and speak with Richard Ali, book publisher and lawyer from Nigeria.
Richard Ali was shortlisted for the John la Rose Short Story Competition (2008). He has participated in various writing workshops including the 2012 Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop and the 2013 GRANTA/British Council Workshop. Richard has served as Judge for the BN Poetry Award [Africa’s only Africa-wide poetry prize] and Rwanda’s Huza Press Short Story Prize and has been a Guest at
Greetings Bishop, great to link up with you and provide us with the opportunity to pose a few questions.
Your track, ‘Runnin Back’, is quite a remarkable artistic achievement in every musical aspect. So tell us, what inspired the track?
Peace to you and yours. I appreciate your interest in the single. I'm humbled by the reviews and this subsequent interview. It is psychologically impactful
The name ‘Viddawood’ has been popping up lately within industry circles. So tell us, what is Viddawood, and what services does it have on offer?
Viddawood is a community of screenwriters who believe in making a positive impact on humanity through film. Our community is driven by a shared, collective responsibility and experience sharing.
Every writer in Viddawood is gifted. Majority of
In 2016, RootWords released the EP "Inapqropriate Behaviour" featuring the track, 'My Identity' which got a review on the UbuntuFM Hip-Hop website. UbuntuFM's Ikenna Okeh reached out to RootWords for this exclusive interview.
1. ‘My Identity’ is a song that addresses systematic oppression with its resultant psychological damage. It says quite a lot lyrically. My question is: did the song set