Category: TW Exclusive Interviews

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#ThrowbackInterview IllRymz Steps Into The Spotlight

By Onyinye Muomah As a young boy, IllRymz aka Illy wanted to go into music. While he was still in secondary school at King’s College, Lagos, he would often rap with his friends around the schoolyard. “They would be going like, ‘Your rhymes are ill!’ So I was just like, you know what, that would...

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#ThrowbackInterview Yinka Davies: More Than A Woman

By Ope L. Akinyemi She’s cool, she’s wild, she’s outta control….Yinka Davies is determined to stay true to her over-the-top brand and isn’t shy when it comes to her career and personal life, but underneath all that, she is much softer than we thought. Here, Yinka tells all about her fame, family and that fateful...

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tw Throwback Interview: MI Abaga – The Talented Mr. Incredible

By Kemi Akande With hit songs like Action Film and One Naira, M.I (real name: Jude Abaga) is unarguably one of Nigeria’s most respected hip-hop artists. At only 32 years old, the bonafide superstar is no doubt deserving of his unofficial title as “Africa’s number one rapper.” As he makes his entrance into the location...

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#FlashBackFriday March 2013 Cover Interview With Tolu “Toolz” Oniru

Interview with Tolu “Toolz” Oniru from our March 2013 Cover Edition. MISS ENDOWED She is intelligent and self-assured, and with that bodacious body of hers, it is no wonder she has become the ultimate poster child for the confident, full-figured Nigerian woman. When she’s not shuffling between her gigs on the radio or television, hosting...

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Throwback Thursday Interview: ASA: The Evolution

  culled from the January 2012 edition of tw Magazine. By Ebun Feludu   From a shy, guarded, introverted young woman, Asa has evolved to become a woman who now boldly embraces red lipsticks, red carpets, love and life itself. Asa grew up as an awkward teenager with a husky voice and a closet dream...

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Throwback Interview: Kate Henshaw – Forty, Fearless & Free

Pulled from the February 2012 edition of tw Magazine. Story by: Tolu Orekoya ‘The more you are motivated by love, the more fearless and free your action will be.’ -Dalai Lama XIV It has been an eventful year for stage and screen actress, Kate Henshaw. She turned forty. She decided to go natural and now...

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Throwback Interview: Waje Takes Centre Stage!

This interview was pulled from the May 2013 edition of TW Magazine. By Chinedu Iroche Whenever a female entertainer is the topic of discussion, the preconceived notion is often one of a diva. This is not the glamorous, glow-in-the-dark, scene stealing diva but more the stuck up, pampered, egotistical, screaming version. At first glance, you...

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Much Ado About Actress Toyin Aimakhu-Johnson

What was odd about Toyin Aimakhu Johnson’s ascent was that, in 2003, when she seemed to come out of nowhere to become a sensation, she was already in her early twenties having carved out a career in character roles. Besides talent, her overnight success was in fact the culmination of years of hard work, meeting...

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Yummy Tecture: The Next Big Workout Dessert

If you are familiar with the Texas fruit/chocolate scene, you’ve definitely heard of Titi Adelayo, the name behind YummyTecture, a catering company specializing in the creation of fruit and chocolate displays. She has excelled in every conceivable aspect of the dessert business. Her unequaled palate of taste, sight and touch has been displayed through her...

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Fade Ogunro: She’s Got Game

Having worked on everything from TV to Radio and Film, it’s unsurprising that the sound of Fade Ogunro’s voice is so familiar – even when you’ve never met her before. While she admits that losing her father tragically still affects her, she’s ensured that her goals are slotted neatly in her personal life, career and...