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Aries Spears.

“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it” Robin Williams. Over the decades framing the beginning of his career up to now, a lot has changed on the stand-up comedy scene. Aries Spears started in entertainment back in 1987 when he was fourteen; a time when legends such as Eddie murphy inspired younger black comedians in the US and advocated for the fairness and equal opportunities among comedians making it in the industry. Today, well it is still a tad bit difficult; the right of free speech and the use of true artistry is mostly censored for the benefit of political correctness. Among well known current comedians in America who still stay true to their art...

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Talking to record label CEO Salatiel, his advice to the youth!

      This prominent record label CEO known around the world especially in Africa let Uyoloconnects ask him a few questions about how he came to build his empire. Salatiel Livenja Bessong is the owner of Alpha Better Record, and also one of the pioneers of the music industry in west Africa. His hit on the song Water from Beyonce's Album Gift as well as his successes such as his latest single Anita and the chef d'oeuvres delivered from his newest album Africa represents made us eager to finally meet the man of the hour! UYOLO: Mr Salatiel, you are one of the most musically accomplished artists in Africa today, not only because you produce really good music but...

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A self discovery journey through self expression. MODELLING WITH PAPA ICEBERG

  He is a model from Senegal whose way of the arts, almost like a mastery of his own touch led us to want to know more about him.  Here’s Papa iceberg’s interview with uyoloconnects. Enjoy, comment and follow him on his social links!     Uyoloconnects:  Have you always wanted to model? Who mentored you to become the model that your are today? Why the pseudonym papa Iceberg?    Papa Iceberg: I never knew what i would do. I have never been sure of life and destiny. I have never dared to plan things i’d do in my life. It scares me,... I never thought at some point in my life I would “model” (I insist on the QUOTES on “model”)....

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Discussing Afro-futurism with Rickiily

Uyoloconnects: Distortions, futurism with a lot of African accents; your work as seen on social media is different from what we usually see with other digital designers, is the abstract what identifies your particular genre? Rickiily: I have my own characters, my branding, my colors , my mood and my way of composing images; my work is done naturally; but I always strive to differentiate myself because that’s ideal. Uyoloconnects: What ‘s a humalien? Do you see it as a growing trend? Rickiily: Humalien could be a neck too long in a picture with a look that says a lot, or even elements of several worlds crossing in my mind. Humalien is my way of showing that beauty does not have...

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