*Ayoo Africa 2020 Top Ten Trailblazer // Curators
“The goal is to create things that live longer than yourself. (Things) that stand the test of time. (Things) that add meaning to the world.” – Amarachi Nwosu
Amarachi Nwosu is a Nigerian-American self-taught visual artist, writer and project manager. As a writer and journalist, she is dedicated to telling stories that bring identity and culture to the forefront through art, fashion and music.
She is also the founder of Melanin Unscripted, a creative platform and agency aimed at dismantling stereotypes and blurring the cultural lines by exposing complex identities around the world.
With a background in International Communications; she has worked with a number of brands and companies in cities around the world like Tokyo, New York, Lagos and London. Some of her projects include launching SONY Music in West Africa and marketing in the U.S for Davido’s “A Good Time” Album. Her clients include SONY Music, Apple, Nike, Adidas and influential figures like Davido and Mr. Eazi, Malala and Naomi Campbell. Some of her features are in Vogue, Bloomberg and Huffington Post.
Her recent notable accomplishments for the community include raising about ten thousand dollars for COVID-19 Relief in Nigeria, and donating 700 books to school children in Nigeria.