Yoruba Cakes

 Not Akara (fried bean cakes) or Moin Moin ( steamed bean cakes). These are actual flour, eggs,sugar, butter and  beautifully iced cakes.  Yoruba Cakes is based in Mexico and like any other bakery it serves cupcakes, decorated cakes, desserts and

No Deity Like Mother

The Yoruba diaspora chatter about Beyoncé and or as, Osun has been deafening. Continental Yoruba reaction has been a lot more muted. Perhaps being more used to seeing watered down or embellished versions of Yoruba culture from descendants

Trinidad Celebrates Obatala Day ( Photos )

Obatala initiates, Pierre Verger   Trinidad's Obatala day is here again, and there are  beautiful photos of the procession already. Scroll down for the best photos ! And from a Trinidad newspaper , an article about the spirit behind the festival    "For the past

Say I Love You in Yoruba

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Can you? This British Guyanese reggae artiste can! Listen to the original Yoruba song below   The full version with punchy  African drumbeats here on Youtube, and the English lyrics here , also Youtube "In the late 1970s Eddy Grant visited Nigeria and associated