Video

DJ Maphorisa's 'Makhe' Will Be Your New Anthem

Watch the new music video for the gqom banger "Makhe" featuring DJ Shimza & Moonchild Sanelly.

South African producer DJ Maphorisa—the man behind many a hit for the likes of Drake, Kwesta, Shekhinah and others—recently dropped the excellent BlaqBoyMusic EP.

The gqom banger "Makhe," which sees him join forces with Moonchild Sanelly and DJ Shimza, isn't on that recent EP, but on the equally good BlaqBoy Music Presents Gqom Wave, which you should also check out.

Maphorisa is now releasing the new visual for the highly infectious "Makhe," a song that follows Moonchild Sanelly as she tells a neighbor (makhe) to stop trying to make moves on her as she's not interested. The song also helps tell a South African narrative of men who pose as just "neighbors" in public, but will use any excuse to be more than that behind closed doors, his team mentions.

Keep reading... Show less
Video

Boddhi Satva & James Germain's 'An Nou Ale' Is A Beautiful Pan-African Dance

Watch our premiere of the video for the Haitian and Senegal-influenced single "An Nou Ale."

Last December, Boddhi Satva took a trip to Port-Au-Prince, Haiti were he connected with some of the island's artists. One of those artists he worked with was singer James Germain, known as the creator of Kreol Mandingue.

The result of the artists' collaboration is "An Nou Ale" (Haitian creole for "Let's Go" or "Let's Go Together"), which sees the Central African Republic producer and Haitian singer link up with kora master N'Faly Kouyate.

Keep reading... Show less
Video

Wyclef Jean Puts On For Haiti In The New 'Sak Kap Fet' Video

Watch our exclusive premiere of Wyclef's new video for Haitian Flag Day.

Wyclef Jean is a legend in the game. Not only does he have three Grammy wins beneath his belt, but his work with The Fugees will forever remain a part of hip-hop history. In his latest single, "Sak Kap Fet," the Haitian rapper does not shy away from highlighting his heritage and love for his country.

Now, he returns to premiere the official music video for "Sak Kap Fet," exclusively on OkayAfrica. Throughout his long and accomplished career, Wyclef has made it a point to put his home country at the forefront. Through starting multiple charities and even an attempt to run for President of the Caribbean nation in 2010, his affection for Haiti runs deep.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

news.

popular.