DJ mOma on Bringing New Sounds To EVERYDAY AFRIQUE
We catch up with Everyday People’s DJ mOma ahead of EVERYDAY AFRIQUE this Memorial Day.
Weekend Playlist: The Best New Music From Tiwa Savage, Popcaan x Davido, 2Baba & More
The songs you need to hear this week featuring a new collaboration from Popcaan and Davido, Wizkid and more.
Ghanaian-American Artist Akwetey Orraca-Tetteh Reflects on ‘BLUE STEAL’ in This New Video
Take a closer glimspe into Akwetey Orraca-Tetteh’s exhibition, ‘BLUE STEAL’ in this new video by Okay Space.
Op-Ed: Can Beyoncé Be Problematic?
Was Queen Bey’s African-themed baby shower cultural appropriation or at the very least, problematic somehow?
This New Compilation Connects Afro-Cuban Hip-Hop to the Global Black Resistance
The new compilation, AfroRazones, is a much-needed Afro-Cuban response to the cultural trends connecting the diaspora today.
Mulatu Astatke’s Gorgeous 1972 Ethio-Jazz Album Has Been Reissued
Mulatu Astatke’s classic Ethio-jazz album, ‘Mulatu of Ethiopia,’ never ceases to captivate. The LP’s been newly reissued by Strut Records.
The Artist is Present: Poe is Here to Put Nigerian Rap Back on the Map
The rising star of Mavins Records discusses his favorite MCs, his love for Atlanta and on making rap-music that resonates with Nigerians.
In Conversation: Abiola Oke With David Oyelowo Part 3
Award winning actor David Oyelowo dialogues with OkayAfrica CEO Abiola Oke. This is part 3 of 3.
First Look: Camper and Ethical Fashion Initiative’s Made In Ethiopia Shoe Collection
The Artist is Present: Banky W is Getting Married—an Exclusive Interview
We talk to the original Afrobeats star on his marriage, his turn to acting and his new album “Songs About You.”
Made in Africa: Chid Liberty’s Liberian-Produced Streetwear
In the first installment of our series profiling people producing cool stuff on the African continent we chat with the Liberian entrepreneur Chid Liberty.
The Artist is Present: A Conversation With Kenyan Singer Victoria Kimani
Kenya’s Victoria Kimani discusses working with Tekno, her misunderstood sexuality and dealing with the haters. Read our conversation here.
These 10 African Innovators Are Among the New TEDGlobal 2017 Fellows
TED returns to Tanzania for TEDGlobal 2017—meet the 10 African innovators among their new class of TED Fellows.