Barbara Uzoigwe

  • March 31, 2018By Barbara Uzoigwe

    After years of waiting for The Weeknd to grace our ears with ‘Trilogy’ and ‘House of Balloons’ sounds again, it seems as though the wait is finally over!! The Weeknd that we all fell in love with is back by popular demands. The Weeknd has seemed to take an entire 180 from his 2016 ‘Starboy’ phase, and … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/my-dear-melancholy-a-track-by-track-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 25, 2018By Barbara Uzoigwe

    On My Block could have been brushed off as just another of those high-school-set stories. (Which if I’m honest is exactly what I did) Until I realized it shouldn’t be. Not only is it a lovely coming of age dramedy it talks about a world that isn’t represented as much as it should be on screen. … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/netflix-teen-drama-on-my-block-is-unshakeable-in-all-the-right-ways/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 1, 2018By Barbara Uzoigwe

    On the sixth anniversary of his death, Trayvon Martin is being remembered in a powerful way. Paramount has released the first trailer for the upcoming documentary series based on his life and legacy. “Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story,” which is produced by Jay Z, is based on the book written by Martin’s parents. … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/trailer-for-jay-zs-trayvon-martin-documentary-released-on-sixth-year-anniversary/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 11, 2018By Barbara Uzoigwe

    About a few months ago I stumbled upon what could possibly be the most unique, avant-garde YouTube channel in today’s society called Colors. Colors is based in Berlin, Germany, though their followers reach worldwide. Their motto is “all colors, no genres,” and it does just that. Providing a platform for not just a solo artist … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/colors-a-youtube-channel-for-everyone/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 30, 2018By Barbara Uzoigwe

    Underground, a drama about the Underground Railroad in Georgia in the 1850s, is a troublesome and painful series. A beautifully curated violent melodrama full of harsh truths and plot twists, built around an immoral past in American history. Several scenes in the pilot alone are unwatchable in the best way. Among the most harrowing is … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/underground-is-a-beautiful-drama-about-slavery-that-deserves-more-recognition/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 15, 2018By Barbara Uzoigwe

    Now 16 years old, Billie Eilish (whose dark-pop sound, simple-yet-insightful lyrics, and unique style have been compared to Lorde) is taking the industry by storm. She gained popularity when she was only 15 and is now often referred to as pop’s next “It” girl, even gaining a spot on BBC sound of 2018. Although her music is … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/meet-billie-eilish-the-16-year-old-pop-artist-who-killed-the-game-in-2017/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 15, 2018By Barbara Uzoigwe

    The “End of the F***cking World” is in a league of its own, the new British Netflix series give an interesting outlook on a teenage love story. The first three episodes, makes the adaptation of Charles Forsman’s comic book series comes across as a pointless story of two  teens running from their unhappy home life, but … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-end-of-the-fing-world-is-a-perfect-netflix-binge/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 4, 2018By Barbara Uzoigwe

    Jodie Whittaker has finally taken over as the 13th doctor in the BBC science fiction hit, Doctor Who. At the end of the one hour Christmas special, the previous doctor Peter Capaldi “regenerated” into Whittaker, who has made history as the first woman to play the infamous Doctor Who since it aired in 1963. Doctor … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/jodie-whittaker-debuts-as-first-female-doctor-who/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 18, 2017By Barbara Uzoigwe

    If you don’t know about Nathan Zed by now, it’s about time you got to know. Formerly known as TheThirdPew, Zed began to gain attention in 2015, and he has since been an unstoppable force with his rise to stardom. Not only does he make good quality videos (even though they are posted rarely), they … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/a-soundtrack-story-promoting-nathan-zeds-good-enough-line/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 4, 2017By Barbara Uzoigwe

    Popular music is often what gets the most attention in today’s generation, but there’s always someone waiting in the wings to break through and introduce a new feel to music that we’ve never heard before. Some have a better chance than others, while some simply don’t get the recognition they deserve. These are the artists … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/5-artists-who-deserve-more-recognition/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read