Posts in Q&A
Terry Apala

Terry Apala, did you play around with the sound of your voice at a young age to discover your ability?

I started experimenting with my voice around the age of nine by mimicking voices of performers like Musiliu Ishola.

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Q&A, MusicFemi Adeyinka
Helon Habila

Writing on the topics you select seem like a huge responsibility. How do you deal with the pressure?

I write what I want to write about, so that reduces the pressure.

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Q&A, AuthorFemi Adeyinka
Beverly Naya

What was your state of mind when you decided to work in Nollywood after many years in England?

I had my fears prior to coming back to Nigeria to work in Nollywood but overtime it has been the right decision for me.

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Q&A, FilmFemi AdeyinkaPopular
Tunde Wey

Mr. Wey, in your TEDTalk you mentioned that being a restauranteur, writer and a chef is no different – How so?

In my TED Talk, I don’t think I articulated my points very well. I knew what I wanted to communicate but I was all over the place.

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Q&A, Food, ArtFemi Adeyinka
Jide Alakija

Mr. Alakija, tell me a quote that resonates with you.

Henri Cartier Bressons says you’ve only just started taking photographs once you’ve taken your thousandth photo. This is about a film camera.

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Q&A, PhotographyFemi Adeyinka
Wura-Natasha Ogunji

Ms. Ogunji, what would you want future generations to say about your art?

I think that seeing the entire body of an artist's work--after they pass on--is incredibly special because you are able to see connections in the work over a lifetime.

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Q&A, ArtFemi Adeyinka
Adewale Ayuba

Mr. Ayuba, if you think back over your journey, what do you remember with fondness and what do you regret?

I am actually happy that I introduced a great style of Fuji to Nigeria and Africa, I am happy that the younger generations can get inspirations from my classics or even do remixes of my past songs. 

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Q&A, MusicFemi Adeyinka