Reniss Drops ‘Pilon,’ a Cameroonian Dance Banger for Independent Women
Cameroonian singer & songwriter Reniss shares her latest single “Pilon,” an energetic dance track produced by Jovi.
American Dictator: Why the USA Has No Right to Lecture Africa on Democracy
Agunda Okeyo on why American oligarchy is easy to miss, despite the horrors it perpetrates.
Solidstar Teams Up With Patoranking and Tiwa Savage for the Dancehall Refix of ‘Wait’
The video arrives ahead of Solidstar’s third studio album, ‘Weed.’…
Documenting Interracial Dating in Post-Apartheid South Africa
The Power of the Headwrap: From #FeesMustFall to #RespekTheDoek
Okayafrica & Everyday People Present EVERYDAY AFRIQUE With a Live Performance From AKA This 4th of July
We’re linking up once again with our friends at Everyday People for an Independence Day installment of our EVERYDAY AFRIQUE rooftop party.
‘Dealing with Dumsor’ Is a Photo Essay About the Ghanaian Approach to Power Cuts
Okayafrica TV Talks Gender Equality at Nigeria’s Gidi Culture Festival
We asked artists how they felt about Nigeria’s gender equality bill during Lagos’ Gidi Culture Festival.
DOOKOOM: A Perverted Vision of the Rainbow Nation
Blood Orange Speaks About the Sierra Leonean Influences on His New Album ‘Freetown Sound’
Dev Hynes tells us about the Sierra Leonean and West African influences on his new Blood Orange album ‘Freetown Sound.’ …
BET Was Heavy on African Content This Year, But Still Didn’t Televise Best International Act Award
Although BET Gave Akon an award for his humanitarian work, it still doesn’t make up for not televising the Best International Act category.
Jidenna Offers a Taste of What’s to Come on His Forthcoming Album with Single ‘Chief Don’t Run’
Jidenna is back with a track that reflects on his meteoric rise since we first came to know him as the ‘Classic Man.’…
Petina Gappah On The Caustic Wit of Her Novel, ‘The Book of Memory’
The Zimbabwean author speaks about the pleasures of writing in Zimnglish and using humour to make sense of the world.