She Leads Africa Celebrates Innovation, Culture and Business at Its First SLAY Festival
Start the year off on the right foot alongside influential and encouraging African women at She Leads Africa’s first SLAY Festival in Lagos.
9 Things We Learned From ‘Chewing Gum’s’ Season 2 Trailer
Season 2 of “Chewing Gum” returned this week to channel E4—here’s what the rest of us outside the UK gleaned from the trailer.
South Sudan’s New Generation of Pop Stars Confront the Civil War in Their Music
Many of the biggest musicians in South Sudan have joined together to promote peaceful dialogue through their art.
The Warm, Welcoming Senegalese Coast Shines Through Sophie Zinga’s ‘Hibiscus’ Collection
Photographer Florence Ngala and Sengalese designer Sophie Zinga collaborate for a gorgeous fashion editorial.
I ♥ AFCON 2017: Where and When to Watch the African Cup of Nations in NYC
In cities like New York, the African Cup of Nations has become a must watch tournament for football fans of all backgrounds.
Afropreneurs: These Fly Beanies & Hats Help Protect Your Hair In Style
Meet Grace Eleyae—the force behind Satin-Lines Caps who wants to empower women of color to look and feel beautiful.
This Is The Most Badass Performance We’ve Seen This Year
South African singer Manthe Ribane and producer Okzharp deliver the flyest performance we’ve seen in 2017.
This Web Series Wants to Be the Fresh, Diverse Voice for Black Millennials
The Grapevine is a web series that gives black millennials the chance to have intimate conversations about the issues that matter to them.
Owo Channels the Afro-Diasporic Sounds of Summertime in Brooklyn on Her New EP
Nigerian singer and songwriter, Owo, shares a gorgeous and emotional EP inspired by rhythmic summers in Brooklyn.
Afropreneurs: Meet the Company Bringing the Best of Drone Technology to Ghana
Aeroshutter is a creative drone agency that hopes to contribute to Ghana’s economy and future.
Get to Know Ray BLK, the British-Nigerian Winner of BBC Sound of 2017
Ray BLK, one of our 10 UK artists to watch, is set to take over 2017.
How the Cape Verde Islands Gave Us an Alternate History of Electronic Music
Emigration from the Cape Verde Islands to Europe gives us an alternate history of the electronic music that’s captured hearts across the world.
Forgotten Voices: Haitian Millennials Speak on the Impact of Hurricane Matthew
Haitian millennials in the diaspora too, have felt the fury, pain and loss that Hurricane Matthew left, despite the geographic divide.