Moving Through the World as a Young Black, Queer, Transgender Artist
One Africa Fest Livestream: Presented by Tidal x Okayafrica
We’ve partnered with TIDAL to livestream the star-studded One Africa Music Fest featuring Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and so many more.
Afro-Trap Group The.WAV’s ‘Love Games’ is the Perfect Soundtrack for Your Weekend
Up-and-coming and self-described “Afro-Trap” group The.Wav share their latest track “Love Games,” an afrobeats dance anthem for the summer.
Meet the Black & Queer Singer-Songwriter Toppling Constructs of Power & Perception in South Africa
“The Queue” is a Dystopian Novel About Egypt After the Revolution
While Basma Abdel Aziz’s new work starts with a bullet to the gut it is also relevant to those of us stuck on hold with an insurance agent.
UHAI EASHRI Continues to Advocate for LGBT Programs on the Continent Through Screening ‘The Pearl of Africa’ in NYC
UHAI EASHRI screens ‘Pearl of Africa,’ a story of one trans woman’s struggle to live and an organization fighting for her livelihood, in New York.
A Reunion of Rhythms: Walshy Fire and Machel Montano on ‘Afro Soca’
‘Afro Soca,’ the musical exchange that has the potential to strengthen ties between African and Caribbean people like never before.
This Exciting Afrofuturist Role-Playing Game Is Revolutionizing the Video Game Industry in Africa & Beyond
Cameroon’s Kiro’o Studio’s ‘Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan’ presents a “symbolic story of Africa.”…
An Apology is Not Enough: Germany, Genocide and the Limits of Reparations for Namibia
A Straightforward Guide to the Zim Uprising of 2016
You Need to Watch This Girl Sing Kenyan Oldies Over ‘Controlla’
Youtuber Michelle Bisonga effortlessly weaves Drake’s “Controlla” with a slew of popular Kenyan hits that have us feeling nostalgic.
Afrofuturist Artist Cyrus Kabiru Preserves the Memory of ‘Black Mamba’ Bikes on the Wane in Kenya
“The bikes need to have a story behind them.”…
Watch Okayafrica’s ‘The Questions’ with Jidenna at Roots Picnic 2016
Jidenna touches on touring the continent later this year, feeling the vibes at Roots Picnic and more on Okayafrica’s ‘The Questions.’…