Crossroads, homeward. The Journey of a Brazilian Babalawo by ‘Lakunle Jaiyesimi

While the Nigerian state is being divided on religious lines, the Middle East gets dichotomized with the spilled blood of the dead and injured, the Mexican wall goes up in defiance, Britain is exiting the European Union at all cost, Lybia is tearing her own skin out of her body and so on, individuals around the world, as is in this case, Paulo Jose Monteiro da Silva with his family is living the life of a man on a journey back home, irrespective of how many crossroads he meets on the way.

Like so many other naturalized Brazillians, having been born and raised in Brazil after many generations of inbreeding and cross-cultural relationships, Paulo knew no other culture until, reading through the newspapers Continue reading

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Gangnam Style, most-watched Youtube video. Dance like say you dey on top horse…

Gangnam Style

Gangnam Style, the dance track wey South Korean pop phenomenon Psy, don turn Youtube’s most-watched video of all time. You fit get to watch am here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZkp7q19f0

The video don gather more than 814 million views since dem upload am for July.

Psy cartoonised

 

 

The video dey make yeye of – “poke fun at” the consumerism of Gangnam, one better suburb for the South Korean capital Seoul.

 

For inside the song, the portly Psy dey dance as if na on top horse em dey, holding the reins and spinning a lasso in a manner everybody for the world don dey kolo with the dance.

“The video also features the 34-year-old singer reclining on a sun lounger in tight pink shorts, gazing longingly at a girl dancing on an underground train in tight shorts and gesticulating at a woman working out on a beach – in tight shorts.

The dance

Workout

“The dance has sparked numerous copycat versions, being performed by a diverse fan-base including Filipino prison inmatesprominent Chinese artist Ai WeiweiUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and a Chinese robot.”

Gangnam Style, na em win best video for this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards and the thing na number one in 28 countries.

Ecstacy

Na em hold the Guinness World Record for the most “liked” song ever – about 5.4 million likes on YouTube.

This video, na em take over from Justin Bieber’s.

Homey