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Runaway

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Kanye West’s Nigerian Inspiration

Neelika Jayawardane Looks like Kanye’s decision to enlisted the expertise of choreographer Yemi Akinyemi to mobilise the sinews in his 35-minute film, Runaway, will position this surreal fantasy with the best of Nollywood and Noir. The black swan dance – accompanied by Pusha-T’s rhymes, and Italian performance artist Vanessa Beecroft’s Art Direction – is mesmerising, especially the expert leg work of