Exploring Lagos with Wavy the Creator
Exploring Lagos with Wavy the CreatorWavy the Creator
Wavy the Creator is a Nigerian-born, American-raised multidisciplinary artist. She’s worked as a photographer and videographer and since launching her career in 2017 has transitioned into a full-fledged musician and has recently dropped her debut ep!
Lagos, Nigeria’s capital city and Africa’s 2nd biggest city, is a destination that is teeming with musical and artistic potential. Some of the biggest names of recent years have been born-and-bred Lagosians including but not limited to Wizkid and Olamide. Host to a growing number of musical festivals, Nigeria’s international profile has boomed, defining global soundscapes along the way. In this guide, self-proclaimed ‘citizen of the world’ Wavy will be enlightening us as she shares with us her favourite spots in Lagos, Nigeria. Taking us from the best natural spaces to the best restaurants, this guide is definitely unmissable!
In this Guide
“This is probably one of my favorite places to eat, coupled with the fact that it basically gives the vibe of you being in a house based on the variety of “rooms” you can go to. Their jollof rice, peppered turkey and plantain? Never a miss”More Info
“This is a new fashion store that appeals to the younger crowd in Nigeria. I first came across them on social media and was very pleased when i went to their online store and saw how well they cater to what the young people like. They have variety of options from shoes, to accessory They recently just opened a store at the Palms mall in Lekki, which is very convenient.”More Info
“When I heard about Rufus and Bee, a fun house in Lagos, I was excited. The sense of freedom and nostalgia from the experience could make your inner child come alive. It is located in a building with 3 restaurants, a movie theater and an amazing rooftop view.”More Info
“I feel this is a recreational haven for music and art lovers. It is a strategic site for the country, it was created around a decommissioned prison. From getting an insight into prison life in the 80’s to seeing a sample size of a cell as well as the gallows kind of motivates my process. You sense immediately the love that transformed this former prison and place of hate and misery of colonial times into a venue where everyone is welcome. The park is beautiful”More Info
“This bay is the ideal spot for ocean lovers, tourists and unarguably one of the best places to go to and have fun and relax. It’s my go to for the perfect “daycation”.”More Info
“The main attraction for me was the 400m long canopy walkway (longest in Africa) as it gives a full view of the unique wildlife inhabiting the centre.”More Info
“My first time at Bogobiri, I felt like I was at a spa in a treehouse. The art and decor are placed together to help you relax. The restaurant, the hotel and the art center make it a hub for everyone. You definitely know I do not miss Thursday’s open mic night.”More Info
“A fine dining restaurant placed in an eye-catching environment with bamboo structures, use of shapes, contemporary art pieces and lest I forget, a contemporary fashion design store. My friends know it's the luxury Amala for me, to me it’s Amala that went to Yale.”More Info
“This gallery is arguably the largest of its kind in West Africa with over 8,000 diverse works of art. Getting to see a wealth of artworks and be inspired by the thoughts behind the art. My favorite part of the first experience was how receptive and accommodating it feels once you’re in.”More Info