Vol. 7, No. 4
The Age of Afrobeats
IN THIS ISSUE
⎈ The Age of Afrobeats: The Republic V7, N4 by Wale Lawal
⎈ The Meaning of Asa: Understanding the Ascension of a Singular Artist by Saratu Abiola;
⎈ A Cat With Nine Lives: The Many Sides to Davido’s Longevity by Olajide Salawu;
⎈ Mr Incredible: The Resounding Verses of M.I Abaga by Carl Terver;
⎈ You Had To Be There: The Beautiful Thing About P-Square by Ernest Nweke;
⎈ From Moral Panic to Water and Garri: Tiwa Savage within a Globalized Afrobeats Climate by Zainab Kuku; and
⎈ Big Wiz: How Wizkid Became the Paragon of African Music’s Golden Age by Patrick Ezema.
⎈ ‘I Had to Sink Into Various Forms of Culture for Inspiration’ by Christian Adofo
⎈ Cover Illustration: ‘Odun 2023’, by Mayowa Alabi
⎈ Issue Design: Wale Lawal and Dami Mojid
⎈ Illustrators: Dami Mojid, Kevwe Ogini and Charles Owen.
In our next issue, The Republic will critically discuss women in post-independence African politics⎈