I Am Not Your Negro

June 7, 2017

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, “Remember This House.” The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin’s death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of this manuscript. Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the…


The Birth of iCreate Concepts

November 17, 2016

    You could say a passion for fashion runs through my veins. My mother was a seamstress by profession and though she died when I was quite young many of her artistic traits have manifested themselves in me.


Emma Watson “He For She” Speech at the United Nations/ UN Women 2014

March 16, 2016

I just stumbled on this and think it gives food for thought on the bad press feminism has got as being man-hating etc etc. She says that men are valued less as fathers in the world; men also tend to fear asking for help in regards to mental health issues for fear of being seen as weak (and for other health issues such as prostate issues); that suicide is rising…


Bob Marley in Ethiopia

February 1, 2016

At the end of 1978, an unexpected visitor arrived in Ethiopia. Bob Marley, the international reggae star and Pan-African popular icon came to the East African country, considered the holy land by the Rastafari movement, of which he was a member.


MINERS SHOT DOWN … An Emmy Winning Documentary That Is A Must Watch.

November 24, 2015

Photo: Miners Shot Down/Facebook Miners Shot Down. The South African documentary, Miners Shot Down, walked away with the International Emmy award for best documentary. The film covers the 2012 Marikana massacre when mine workers in one of South Africa’s biggest platinum mines began a wildcat strike for better wages. Six days later, the police used live ammunition to brutally suppress the strike, killing 34 and injuring many more.


Eartha Kitt …. America’s Mistress

November 13, 2015

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt’s daughter has revealed that the singer died without knowing the identity of her white father, after being denied the truth by officials in the American Deep South. Kitt’s extraordinary life and elusive past has come under the spotlight five years after her death, with publication of a biography called America’s Mistress: Eartha Kitt, Her Life and Times by British journalist John Williams. The world-famous singer came…


Jamaican artistes charge more for shows in Africa than in Europe or America. WHY?

November 9, 2015

By Problem Masau The revelation by Long Cash Entertainment chief executive, Patrick Hundu that he was charged US$55 000 by Busy Signal to perform in Zimbabwe has opened a can of worms and hypocrisy associated with Jamaican artistes who charge more exorbitantly to perform in Africa than on any other continent. Investigations by this paper showed that while Jamaican musicians purport to love Africa, often calling it motherland, their performing…