The Monthly Three

Some of my favorite bright and beautiful pop culture happenings, with love from Nigeria
Created 13 Apr 2020
  • The Three: October Edition
    09 Oct 2021 • 13 min read • 8 4
    It feels so good to be dropping a new edition. This month, I talk to my friend Amanda Dozie about being (very, very) single, while another friend Edirin writes about her rock-solid rules for dating in...
  • The Three: June Edition
    04 Jun 2021 • 11 min read • 5 1
    Another month, another Three! Thanks for rocking with the newsletter. Read and share. Previous editions here and here. Why Olamide is a Genius Olamide has said in interviews before that he’s mostly un...
  • The Three: April Edition
    11 Apr 2021 • 9 min read • 2 0
    Welcome to another edition of your favorite newsletter! This month, it’s all film reviews. I tried to avoid spoilers with these, but nothing said here about the stories should stop you from watching t...
  • The Three: February Edition
    14 Feb 2021 • 14 min read • 2 0
    Happy Valentine’s Day! I’ve got TWO playlists, a really great interview, and some cool links for you. Enjoy. Previous editions here and here. For the Culture - Making Music in Botswana Something I wan...
  • The Three: January 2021 Edition
    10 Jan 2021 • 9 min read • 2 0
    Happy New Year, everyone! Thanks for rocking with me the entirety of 2020, and sharing online. I see y’all, I appreciate y’all. 2021, ain’t nothing changed but the decade. Last couple editions here an...
  • The Three: November Edition
    11 Nov 2020 • 25 min read • 2 0
    Another month, another edition of your favorite monthly newsletter. Previous editions here and here. Hauwa Ojeifo Wants Young Nigerians to Pay Attention to Their Mental Health With all that’s been goi...
  • The Three: #EndSARS Edition
    19 Oct 2020 • 12 min read • 2 0
    Apologies for what is a lengthier intro than normal. The surfacing of a recorded killing of a young man in Ughelli, Delta State, on October 9 sparked protests against police brutality across Nigeria. ...
  • The Three: September Edition
    06 Sep 2020 • 13 min read • 10 5
    This was quite the month in music! A whole bunch of new stuff to jam to. Here’s my take on some of the new records we’ve been hit with. Previous editions of your favorite monthly newsletter here and h...
  • The Three: July Edition
    06 Jul 2020 • 10 min read • 9 2
    Another month, another Three. Thanks as always for reading and sharing. Let’s keep it going, shall we? Previous editions here and here. Beyonce and the Use of Black Utopias Beyonce’s recent oeuvre has...
  • The Three: June 2020 Edition
    14 Jun 2020 • 8 min read • 7 0
    I hope everybody’s safe and healthy! Thank you so much for reading and sharing. Let’s keep it going, shall we? Previous editions here and here. Confronting Systems A few weeks ago, I devoured both sea...
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