Authentic representation of music, lifestyle and culture
of Africa and the Diaspora.
Our team is made up of a multicultural blend of people that have a range of experiences in numerous fields across the world. The management team has over 20 years combined experience with an in-depth knowledge of the industry and the community we serve. We have strategically established our presence on the ground and have kept our eyes and ears on the pulse of the continent finding what is relevant.in the local and global markets. Our unique collaborative network stands to be the sole media entity that stands inclusive of all African nations and the Diaspora. By following a modern media formation, we have been able to provide quality production that stands out from our competitors by gathering unbiased and reliable information, giving equal opportunities to new artists and entrepreneurs with an end result that unites and inspires people
Co Founder | Creative Director
Sirak is an Ethiopian born, New York City native and an ideal product of the diaspora’s creative afropolitan movement. As a Dj, Sirak’s early exposure to hip-hop and various Urban sounds helped connect his sound back to the African roots. As the co-founder of Africology, his passion is in creating an authentic medium for all things Africa through music, lifestyle and culture.
Co Founder | Marketing Director
Kalab spent his early years between Ethiopia, Ghana and Tanzania. He later moved to New York City and began his marketing career at vp records and riddim driven clothing, later on teaming up with the world music band: meta and the cornerstones where he managed them through their rst album and further guided the band through the completion of their second album Ancient Power recorded at Tuff Gong studio in Kingston, Jamaica. Through his involvement in social and musical networks in the United States, Africa and the West Indies, Kalab recognized a gap in resource, marketing and platform availability he co-founded Africology.
Sr. Partner | Managing Director
Theodora Johnson is a New York native, with a family background of American and French artists in uencing her to nd passion in the lm industry. Theo’s professional experience is diverse, extending to lm production, non-pro t administrative work, and corporate branding which, includes extensive creative and managerial leadership skills. Her long experience behind the camera and keen business acumen give her a unique and well developed ability to execute work that is elegant, ef ciently produced, and effective in its message.
Sr. Partner | Art Director
Abiy Solomon’s inspirations in photography lead him in to the creative industry. Today he still combines graphic design, branding and visual effects along with his rst passion. In 2008 Abiy established Orangeswitch, a full service creative agency. With deep roots in corporate branding communication design, his experience in diverse industry segments gives clients an unparalleled wealth of creative resources and guidance to achieve their mar- keting objectives. Abiy enthusiastically guides his talented team of strategists, designers and media experts who have worked together to build impactful campaigns. Today he is working on photography combining his creative agency to produce innovative work.