Okayafrica & Everyday People Present EVERYDAY AFRIQUE Rooftop Party This Memorial Day With Young Paris
The EVERYDAY AFRIQUE rooftop party returns to Output in Brooklyn with special guest Young Paris.
African Sci-Fi Takes Off With Reissue of Zimbabwean Novel
Masimba Musodza’s Shona-Language Sci-fi novel sparks interest in African speculative fiction…
Africa In Your Earbuds
Sufyvn’s Mixtape Takes You Through Different Eras Of Sudanese Music
Sufyvn’s ‘Africa In your Earbuds’ mixtape takes listeners through a 40-minute lesson on Sudan’s musical history, ranging from vintage sounds to present popular songs.
In Liberia, A Damning Report Spurs Corruption Crackdown
A report detailing high level bribes in Liberian government might have finally forced President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to do something about corruption in her ranks.
Actress Anika Noni Rose Talks the Glory of African Civilization & Importance of Countering Revisionist History in ‘Roots’ Remake
WurlD, Walshy Fire & Shizzi Drop The Afro Soul Summer Jam ‘Show You Off’
Nigeria meets the Caribbean in WurlD, Walshy Fire (Major Lazer) & Shizzi’s breezy summer track “Show You Off.”…
Six African Artists Disrupt Time In a New Smithsonian Exhibit
At the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, six artists use the body to challenge our understanding of time and whether it must always move forward.
Tony Allen Recruits Haiti’s Best Musicians For The Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra
The legendary afrobeat drummer connects with Haiti’s top musicians in the Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra.
New Video for Alicia Keys’ Afrobeats Single ‘In Common’ Has Her Flirting from a Fire Escape
Alicia Keys drops the video for the Afrobeat-infused track “In Common.”…
The Bizarre Coverage of the Two Girls Recovered from Boko Haram This Week
Coverage of two young Nigerian women’s recovery this week was premature and lacked sensitivity.
Rockuduro Pioneers Throes + The Shine Share Their New Album ‘Wanga’
Portuguese-Angolan band Throes + The Shine perfect their high-energy blend of kuduro, rock, and electronic dance influences in a new LP.
Alikiba Becomes the First East African Signed to Sony
Tanzanian superstar Alikiba becomes the first East African to ink a deal with Sony Music Entertainment.
OjaExpress Is a New App Bringing the Afro-Carib Grocery Store Right to Your Door
The co-founders of this new ethnic food delivery app speak with Okayafrica on their mission to make shopping for Afro-Caribbean foods easy.