25 Up-And-Coming South African Rappers Under 25 You Need To Stop Sleeping On
Here are 25 South African rappers under 25 that you need to know.
Black Lives Matter Meets Greek Tragedy: Behind the Powerful Play ‘Kill Move Paradise’ at The National Black Theater
Playwright James Ijames, Director Saheem Ali and Actor Sidiki Fofana tell us why ‘Kill Move Paradise’ is spurring audiences to action.
Meet the South African DJ Bringing Global LGTBQ Culture to South Korea
DJ Ligrye, South African promoter and photographer, is shaking up South Korea’s LGBTQ scene.
Weekend Playlist: The Best New Music From Diamond Platnumz x Tiwa Savage, Ice Prince, Stonebwoy & More
These are all the songs you need to hear this week.
How Cassper Nyovest Became The Biggest South African Hip-Hop Artist
The story of how Cassper Nyovest became the biggest rapper—if not musician—in all of South Africa and the continent.
Caine Prize Preview 2017: ‘God’s Children Are Little Broken Things’ by Arinze Ifeakandu
Arinze Ifeakandu has written a queer coming-of-age story set in Northern Nigeria at a time when draconian anti-gay laws are imperiling Nigerian LGBT communities. The result is melancholic yet potentially uplifting.
First Look: Tongoro’s Stunning Dakar-Made Summer Collection
The 10 Best Nigerian & Ghanaian Hip-Hop Songs of 2017 So Far
From the airwaves in Accra and to the streets of Lagos, these are the best Nigerian and Ghanaian hip-hop tracks of 2017 (so far).
Our Favorite Natural Hair Gurus Share Tips on How to Keep Curls Thriving This Summer
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Video Premiere: A 360° Look At the Work of Somalia’s First Female Mechanic
Meet Nasra Haji Hussain Ibrahim—Somalia’s first female mechanic—in this stunning 360° video and interview.
Introducing OkayAfrica On Spotify
OkayAfrica is proud to announce its new channel on Spotify, featuring playlists like Afrobeats Party, Vintage African Records, SA Hip-Hop & more.
City Guide: Moh Dediouf’s Guide to Dakar
The highly-buzzing Senegalese artist Moh Dediouf gives us the keys to his home of Dakar.