On the verge of viral: Columbia musicians on creating, marketing, and ascending to fame in a TikTok age
How to become a star overnight? As of late, the answer is simple: TikTok.
“We all are roses. I think we’re all these beautiful plants waiting to emerge from the soil,” Mamadou Yattassaye, CC ’21, said when asked about the rose imagery in his debut album, “To Stitch a Rose.”...
With new director Mamadou Diouf on board, the Institute of African Studies is back on its feet consolidating courses, programming lectures, and transforming Columbia University into a space for debate about Africa....