Gambian President Yahyah Jammeh has shocked many by saying he will concede to his rival Adama Barrow in yesterday's election.
Don't ask. Just watch the video.
Nick Cannon's belief that Planned Parenthood is involved in genocide has deep roots.
Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) has announced his new album with Ferrari Sheppard under their collaborative project, Dec. 99th.
A pair of documentaries on contemporary Cuba will premiere on HBO just three days after the death of Fidel Castro.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie addresses that post-election BBC Newsnight interview.
Reports state that Nigerian singer Tekno recently inked a deal with Sony Music, confirming rumors that have been going around…
The Miriam Makeba movie we've been waiting for is finally in development.
Yasiin Bey is partnering with the legendary Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center to present his final U.S. performances.
Jidenna told CNN that it's Nigeria's moment in music right now and revealed that he's been in the studio with…
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