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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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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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INTERVIEW WITH KALUHI

The sole purpose of Uyolo connects is to provide its audience with an insight into the lives and works of different artists. We are not a promoting site, we intentionally aim at breaking the barriers of social standards especially within African artists in order for them to use our platform to learn about each other in the eventuality of a future collaboration or simple artistic growth. All artists are laced with talent but not all however are able to see their works valorized. Uyolo’s contributors value arts of all kind, and today we are switching up the game with an interview with Kaluhi who is a Kenyan food blogger.   Uyolo: I have seen on your website that you are diverse...

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Skinny dipping into the culture

f you spend an uncanny amount of time on the internet, and are undeniably unwilling to cut down from the five or more hours a day spent on screening through your exe’s twitter page, Hollywood Unlocked, Shadesroom's latest scoop, or again the newest YouTube make-up or breakup tutorials; why not make sure that you are also getting your daily good internet shake? This means following great influencers who will always inspire you right there on your feed when you decide to take a stroll down the internet lane. Below are uYolo’s top 5 African influencers. They are ethnic grounded and successful self-made entrepreneurs, artists, living their best lives working either travelling around the globe or living in Africa; either way,...

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