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Seun Kuti On Black Lives Matter: “Black America Has a Right to Protect Itself Militarily, Financially & Politically”
Seun Kuti talks to Okayafrica TV to express his feelings towards the Black Lives Matter movement.
Marcus Samuelsson on Why He’s Finally Releasing a Red Rooster Cookbook and What Makes Harlem Great
Chef Marcus Samuelsson speaks with Okayafrica on his new cookbook, his new D.C. restaurant, his favorite African street foods and more.
You Need to Hear This Calypso Mixtape From the ‘Queen of Calypso’ & DJ Mo Laudi
Stream an hour-long mixtape from the Trinidadian “Queen of Calypso,” Calypso Rose, and South African DJ Mo Laudi.
The ICC Is Not Biased Against Africans, It Is Biased Against African War Criminals
In this op-ed, Siyanda Mohutsiwa examines why she’s not offended by the ICC’s targeting of African war criminals.
Sauti Sol, Africa’s Newly Crowned ‘Best Group,’ on Their Rise & American Tour
We sit down with East Africa’s biggest band Sauti Sol to talk about their rise, the new hits and the controversies along the way.
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Check out the best tracks, videos, mixtapes and releases that came across our desks this week.
Here’s What’s Wrong with the Dancing Missionaries Video and Their Half-assed Apology
Development groups cannot truly do effective work while offending the same people they claim to serve.
Mira Nair on Bringing Uganda to the Big Screen in Disney’s ‘Queen of Katwe’
Seun Kuti Screams ‘Gimme My Vote Back’ In This New Politically Charged Music Video
Seun Kuti shares the music video for “Gimme My Vote Back,” the first clip from his new ‘Struggle Sounds’ EP with Egypt 80.
Iké Udé Captures Nollywood’s Living Legends With His Timeless Portraiture
Nigerian artist Iké Udé on his return to Lagos after 30 years to work on an extensive project capturing the movers and shakers of Nollywood.