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a coming of age, but irl

a coming of age, but irl

By osadolor
"a coming of age, but irl" follows Osadolor as he comments on all things concerning today's youth. Diving into social issues and tying them back to pop culture, Osadolor offers entertaining insight on trends, while relaying his experience as a black student at a PWI. You won't want to miss Osadolor explore today's trends and tomorrow's impact.
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2022 grammy nominees
Osadolor discusses the 2022 Grammy Nominations (snubs included) and makes his own predictions/picks |
December 30, 2021
best music videos of 2021
Osadolor continues to review this year’s music by ranking the top 25 music videos of 2021 and the overall audiovisual trends. | 
December 23, 2021
best albums of 2021
Osadolor reviews this year’s music by ranking the top 25 albums of 2021 and top songs on the albums, examines 2021 musical trends, and his most anticipated music releases in 2022. | 
December 16, 2021
alté episode 4: the future of alté’s cultural landscape
Osadolor reflects on the process of making the alté podcast series and discusses the potential impact of the movement’s music, fashion, culture, and influences. He discusses plans for alté, including art for sale, and continuing the conversation, and more.
July 25, 2021
alté episode 3: the style and aesthetic of alté fashion
Osadolor discusses the fashion influences and the stylistic implications of the Alté movement while focusing on the fashion designer Mowalola’s work, success, aesthetic, and outlook on the African Diaspora through clothing.
July 05, 2021
alté episode 2: sounds of the pan-african youth
Osadolor discusses the musical aesthetic of the Alté movement, its cultural influences, the artist that pushes the genre, and the nuances of the musical categorization of African music.
June 27, 2021
episode i: what is alté?
Osadolor discusses and explains the meaning of the Alté movement, tensions with Afrobeat, common misconceptions, the current state of Nigeria, and categorization challenges.
June 20, 2021
alté monologue
Osadolor explains the creative process and reasoning for creating "a coming of age, but irl: alté." The first episode is out 06.20.2021.
June 13, 2021
the tiktok-ification of relatability
Osadolor discusses tik tok’s impact on today’s music, the importance of Spotify playlists, monetization of relatability, and anticipated music trends in 2021.
January 17, 2021
music saved 2020
Osadolor reviews this year in music by ranking the top 20 albums of 2020 and top songs on the albums, honorable mentions, and the most anticipated music releases in 2021. | 25% off art prints:
December 20, 2020
she's gonna be fine regardless
Osadolor discusses Olivia Jade’s Red Table Talk addressing the 2019 College Admissions Bribery Scandal. social media: | art prints:
December 14, 2020
and the grammy goes to...
Osadolor discusses the 2021 Grammy Nominations (snubs and all), makes his own predictions, and much more
November 28, 2020
it’s quiet, ain’t no back talk
Osadolor discusses the Billie Eilish being body shamed, EndSARS, Ariana Grande, School, Early Voting, and much more
October 19, 2020
got the whole squad laughing
Osadolor discusses the VP Debate, Travis Scott Burger, Streaming Era of Music, School Update, and much more
October 12, 2020
are we surprised? no.
Osadolor discusses the Presidential Debate, Trump getting da Rona, Savage x Fenty, New Music, Zoom problems, and much more
October 05, 2020
protect your peace
Osadolor discusses Imposter Syndrome, Zoom University, Tory Lanez (again), the Breonna Taylor’s Case Decision, and much more
September 27, 2020
go girl, give us nothing!
Osadolor discusses Tyler Joseph, Greek Life, Summer Walker, Billionaire Tyler Perry, Landlords, Slave Movies, VMAs, and much more.
September 07, 2020
erasure, but make it sexy
Osadolor discusses Chadwick Boseman, Bella Throne’s OnlyFans, Jeffree Star, Toxic Masculinity, Republicans vs. Democrats, and much more.
August 31, 2020
you put on quite a show
Osadolor discusses Megan & Tory, The Democratic Convention, Trey Songz, Summer Walker, Colorism in Hollywood, Stanford, and much more.
August 24, 2020
the lost art of minding your own
Osadolor discusses Biden and Harris, Yale’s Lawsuit, WAP, Allyship, Doja Cat, DaBaby, Online School, and much more.
August 15, 2020
they're projecting, your honor.
Osadolor discusses Cancel Culture, Megan and Cardi, Ellen Degeneres, Biden, Alicia Keys, Lebanon, and much more.
August 08, 2020
it’s the ignorance for me.
Osadolor discusses Black Is King, Tik Tok, Telfar Bags, Megan Thee Stallion, Internet Culture, Kanye West, and much more.
August 02, 2020
prologue: the creative development
Osadolor explains the creative process and drives for creating "a coming of age, but irl." Follow Osadolor on his social media at
July 23, 2020