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Dispatch From Nigeria #4: Kano’s Nanaye and Hausa Hip-Hop

Dispatch From Nigeria #4: Kano’s Nanaye and Hausa Hip-Hop

Weekend Magazine: How did you get the nickname Abu Sarki? Abubakar Haruna Abu Sarki: I got the name in secondary school, when I used to win sporting contests, quiz and debates.

Weekend Magazine: How did you get the nickname Abu Sarki? Abubakar Haruna Abu Sarki: I got the name in secondary school, when I used to win sporting contests, quiz and debates.

Give us a brief background of yours and how you started your music career.  Ziriums: My name is Nazir Ahmed Hausawa aka Ziriums, I was born on the 5th of February 1980 in Gwale Local Government Kano State of Nigeria, I attended Galadanchi Nursery school, Gwale Special Primary School, Government Junior secondary School Warure, and Government ...

Give us a brief background of yours and how you started your music career. Ziriums: My name is Nazir Ahmed Hausawa aka Ziriums, I was born on the 5th of February 1980 in Gwale Local Government Kano State of Nigeria, I attended Galadanchi Nursery school, Gwale Special Primary School, Government Junior secondary School Warure, and Government ...

Meet Nazir Hausawa: Performing as "Ziriums," he followed his passion for progressive rap and hip-hop from Nigeria to New York City to Gainesville, Fl.

Meet Nazir Hausawa: Performing as "Ziriums," he followed his passion for progressive rap and hip-hop from Nigeria to New York City to Gainesville, Fl.

Northern Nigeria’s subversive love literature

Fifty Shades, Sahel-style

Northern Nigeria’s subversive love literature

INTERVIEW: How our music brand, Gambara, will 'blow' northern Nigeria – Daladawa twins - Premium Times Nigeria

INTERVIEW: How our music brand, Gambara, will 'blow' northern Nigeria – Daladawa twins - Premium Times Nigeria

By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D.   Twitter: @farooqkperogi     Facebook founder Mark…

By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D. Twitter: @farooqkperogi Facebook founder Mark…

Nigeria: Acting in Jos in the 1980s Was Great Fun - Karkuzu - allAfrica.com

Nigeria: Acting in Jos in the 1980s Was Great Fun - Karkuzu

Nigeria: Acting in Jos in the 1980s Was Great Fun - Karkuzu - allAfrica.com

Sometime ago, the Nigerian government announced plans to establish a N3…

Sometime ago, the Nigerian government announced plans to establish a N3…

Kano State Censorship Board has banned a new Hausa movie, ‘Ana Wata GA Wata’…

Kano State Censorship Board has banned a new Hausa movie, ‘Ana Wata GA Wata’…

One actor says he will expose those engaged in gay activities in the industry.

One actor says he will expose those engaged in gay activities in the industry.

Plans for new studios in northern Nigeria have hit a snag after conservative clerics convinced the government to shelve the project. Filmmakers are furious, and tough times lie ahead for Africa's Hollywood.

Plans for new studios in northern Nigeria have hit a snag after conservative clerics convinced the government to shelve the project. Filmmakers are furious, and tough times lie ahead for Africa's Hollywood.

Sigh.... Same old rant: Kannywood and moral decadence in Hausa land

Sigh.... Same old rant: Kannywood and moral decadence in Hausa land

Women and girls in northern Nigeria have a voracious appetite for romantic fiction that is taking on traditional attitudes - as Kano's booming Mills and Boons equivalent proves, writes the BBC's Isa Sanusi.

A hunger for romance in northern Nigeria

Women and girls in northern Nigeria have a voracious appetite for romantic fiction that is taking on traditional attitudes - as Kano's booming Mills and Boons equivalent proves, writes the BBC's Isa Sanusi.

Kannywood Awards 2016

Kannywood Awards 2016

Diagram of the Heart, the photobook by photojournalist Glenna Gordon that captures breathtaking images of women’s lives in northern Nigeria, has been getting a massive amount of global attention in...

Diagram of the Heart, the photobook by photojournalist Glenna Gordon that captures breathtaking images of women’s lives in northern Nigeria, has been getting a massive amount of global attention in...