Photography

Ghosts of Badagry

Daniel Obasi | 2016 My ghosts are not gone, they come here and make jokes with the waves about the life i live Carelessly twisting the beautiful midnight...

Fashion + Style

Ethnic by Tunde Owolabi

Ethnik has been hovering around us for ages, but its funny how we have never featured the brand. Tunde Owolabi is the founder and creative...

Art + Illustration

Oscar and Enam – Pen Images

Artists create with all sorts of mediums and materials. But when they use something we use everyday in our daily lives, like a simple pen,...

Collection + Lookbook

Nothing by Rayo

Emerging fashion Designer, Lamipo Somoye, releases this ‘Nothing’ collection under her Rayo label. With the ubiquitous prints in fashion, I find this collection so very...

Collection + Lookbook

Grey – Who Is She Collection

The Grey brand was one of the first design collections that inspired me to start this blog, and it’s been interesting to see their growth...

Muse Origins

About our Last Haitus

Message from the curator/editor, Adiya So the Muse Origins blog started out as a hobby way back in 2012. Seems so far away now…a good 5...

Art + Illustration

Jeff Manning: Graphic Afrocentricity

Jeff Manning is really a graphic artist extraordinaire. His works seem to always be in motion, in a state of transformation. When I read his...

Collection + Lookbook

Le Smoking by Akpos Okudu

After first discovering Akpos Okudu in 2011, the joy I felt to see that they are still going strong, and are even better now, was...

Fashion + Style

Herds of the Father Part 2

Way back when I first found Herds of the Father, they were a budding US brand being started by two Nigerian friends, looking to consolidate...

Art + Illustration

She is Africa

CITIZINS is a Ghanaian-American artist whose celebration of Africa permeates all his works! “…his art is inspired by Africa’s global conscience and casually displays the continent’s essence...