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Chiamanda Ngozi Adichie defended her statements about trans women during an appearance in Washington D.C. yesterday.
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Ghanaian medical student, Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, is Johns Hopkins' first black, female neurosurgeon resident.
Mumford & Sons Take Us Inside ‘Johannesburg’
Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons on collaborating with Beatenberg, Baaba Maal and The Very Best on the group's new mini-album, 'Johannesburg'...
Okayafrica is Hosting Mumford & Sons’ ‘Johannesburg’ South African Experience in NYC
The exhibition will explore the making of the new album Johannesburg featuring Baaba Maal, The Very Best, and Beatenberg.
The Very Best’s Disposable Camera Tour Diary
Browse through The Very Best's self-shot photo diary of their U.S. tour featuring cameos from Saul Williams, Ezra Koenig, Heems, and more.
The Very Best Announces U.S. Tour Dates In Support Of ‘Makes A King’
Malawian-Swedish duo The Very Best announces U.S.
The Very Best Share 8-Bit Video Game Visuals For ‘Let Go’
The Very Best release the old-school video game visuals for "Let Go," their celebratory single with Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio.
The Very Best Share ‘Let Go’ ft. Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio & Announce New ‘Makes A King’ LP
Stream The Very Best's new single "Let Go," featuring Chris Baio of Vampire Weekend, featured on their upcoming 'Makes A King' LP.
Watch The Very Best’s Time-Lapse Video For ‘Hear Me’ ft. Chris Baio of Vampire Weekend
Watch The Very Best's time-lapse video for "Hear Me," featuring Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio.
Watch Afrikan Boy x Seye’s Music Video For ‘Dear Mama (Going For Gold)’ [Prod. by The Very Best]
Watch Afrikan Boy and Seye's music video for "Dear Mama (Going For Gold)," produced by Johan Hugo of The Very Best.
Baaba Maal x The Very Best x Seye ‘Suma Rokia’
Baaba Maal and The Very Best collaborate again on their latest electro scorcher 'Suma Rokia' featuring guitar from Seye.
Afrikan Boy x Seye x The Very Best ‘Dear Mama (Going For Gold)’
The latest from Afrikan Boy, 'Dear Mama (Going For Gold)' features Seye and production from The Very Best's Johan Hugo.
Dead Prez x The Very Best ‘Time Machine ft. Busta Rhymes, Black Thought, Bun B & Yadi (Remix)’
Stream The Very Best's remix of Dead Prez "Time Machine" featuring Black Though and Busta Rhymes.
Audio: Dan Croll x The Very Best ‘Compliment Your Soul’ [Remix]
UK newcomer Dan Croll gets the remix treatment by The Very Best for his 'Compliment Your Soul' single, off his new 'From Nowhere EP...
Video: Yadi x Baaba Mal x The Very Best ‘Unbreakable’
Watch a glow-in-the-dark electropop video from Yadi x Baaba Mal x The Very Best.