As usual, there is always a trending sound or a new challenge on TikTok. Sometimes, there are clues to the trends, but often, there is an air of mystery around it. This week’s trend was unexpected until Bandana video was released. Apart from the great visuals, another thing that caught fans’ attention was the dramatic way in which Asake kept blinking.
Whether or not he was just acting or something serious was going on with his eyes, TikTok users already made a whole challenge out of the experience. And in like manner, you can’t help but laugh at the silly imitations. Meanwhile, some concerned fans’ are of the opinion that he should stick to wearing his sunglasses.
Anyhoo! something phenomenal happened this week. Trust me; this happenstance will enhance your creative journey to change your life for good! You just have to read to the end to find out.
1. TG Omori Directs Fireboy DML’s Bandana Video
Following the success and acceptance rate of Buga video, ThankGod Omori Jesam, popularly known as TG Omori, has pulled another banger with Bandana video. Bandana is one of Fireboy DML’s hit tracks on his new album featuring Asake. Fans and music lovers all over the world have given their praise to the Bandana video directed by TG Omori. Upon its release, within the first 20 hours, Bandana video got over 650k views and is currently trending number one on YouTube music.
2. British Actor Idris Elba Lauds For Ikorodu Bois Recreation Of “Beast” Trailer
On August 12, the famous social media content-creation group, Ikorodu Bois, was lauded by Hollywood actor Idris Elba after recreating a trailer video of his movie, Beast. The movie premiered in theaters yesterday, August 19. The skit makers shared a video of their conversation with the actor on Instagram, where they excitedly told him about the recreation of the movie trailer. The actor told them: “Congratulations, that was really amazing. You guys are great and very talented.”
3. Davido Brags About His 2019 Song “ Under The Influence,” He Co-wrote With American Artist Chris Brown, Becomes The Most Shazamed Song In The World
On August 17, Davido’s reaction was over the roof when Chris Brown’s 2019 song, “Under the Influence,” which he co-wrote with the R&B singer and Kiddominant, made history to become the most shazamed song in the world. He took to his Instagram to share a screenshot of the news with an inspirational caption that reads: “Music has no timeline.”
4. Application Opens For Creative Business Cup Nigeria 2022
The Creative Business Cup is a year-round, international initiative that empowers creative business owners by assisting them in developing their ventures and connecting them with investors and markets worldwide. The Creative Business Cup will allow creatives to gain exposure and connect with investors and business partners to foster their creative journey. The opportunity is open to creatives in design, fashion, film, video & photography, craft & artisan, music, etc. The application closes on September 5, 2022; hurry now; register today!
5. Sony Music Publishing Opens Nigeria Office, Appoints Godwin Tom As MD
On August 18, Sony Music Publishing announced the expansion of its operations across Africa by opening a new office in Lagos, Nigeria. The new branch will be under the leadership of Creative Executive Godwin Tom, who has over 20 years of experience in the creative industry. He was appointed MD and will be reporting to president international, Guy Henderson. Other African countries under Tom’s watch include; Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.
6. Talku Talku Opens Registration For August 2022 How-To Webinar
The How-To-Webinar is dedicated to providing a platform for knowledge sharing and helpful tips for creatives. The webinar will be held on August 25, 2022. The topic for this edition is: How To Make Your Creative Startup Thrive Amidst Financial Crisis. The guest speaker for the event is Mr. Olumayowa Victor Ogunsola, an outstanding educationist, competent project manager, and versatile business administrative manager. He is the founder of iDPs Consults Netherlands, a professional consultancy service company in the Netherlands. And Africa Must Develop (AMD).
Dear creative, please, endeavor to register for the upcoming How-To-Webinar and Creative Business Cup, Nigeria. Meanwhile, the director of Bandana video, TG Omori admits that he has watched the video 18 times daily since it was released on August 16. Dear creative, how many times have you watched the Bandana video?