The first Somali-American elected to state office describes a frightening instance of islamophobia after a meeting at the White House.
African journalists give their American colleagues tips on how to operate under vindictive regimes.
Bozoma Saint John named Billboard's Most Powerful Women in Music of 2016.
Hint: this will be their seventeenth Grammy nomination.
This year in the Netherlands, a black politician named Sylvana Simons has faced a vicious backlash after criticizing the Zwarte…
In an interview with WNAL at Miami's Art Basel, Yasiin Bey reveals that he plans to release three new albums…
We take a closer look at Zadie Smith's powerful statements in her NPR interview where she talks about her new…
Sorry Zara Larsson, this Beyoncé montage of yours is a no go.
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.
The Temporary Protected Status for Guineans, Liberians, and Sierra Leoneans in the U.S. is at Stake—Here’s Why You Should Care
Nana Brantuo pens why a push is much needed for an extension of TPS for Guinean, Liberian, and Sierra Leonean nationals in the U.S.
Keeping Ancient Rock Art Alive Across Africa
There are an estimated one million ancient rock art sites on the African continent. These people want to document all of them.
The African Leaders Named In The Panama Papers And Their Crimes
The biggest data leak in history reveals how global elites hide their money. These are the Africans mentioned so far.
African Artists At London’s “1:54 Art Fair” Rethink Traditions
How do artists at London's 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair interpret African traditions and their role on the continent in 2015?
Public Enemy Salute All 54 African Countries In The Video For ‘Mine Again’
Public Enemy reconnects with Africa in their new music video for "Mine Again," which features shout-outs to the entire continent.
Analog Africa Presents The Afro-Cuban Fusion Of Amara Touré
Analog Africa is set to release a retrospective LP showcasing the West African-Cuban inspired work of legendary Guinean musician Amara Touré.
Fictitious Lagos Couple Host ‘The African Renaissance,’ A New Conceptual Art Exhibition In London
Fictitious Lagos couple The Affogbolos host 'The African Renaissance,' a new three-part conceptual art exhibition in London.
Guinean Rapper Anny Kassy Shares The Visuals For ‘Nimba’
Watch Guinean MC Anny Kassy's striking animated visuals for "Nimba," the title track off her recent LP.
Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate Fuse Griot & Hip-Hop Traditions On ‘Faya’
The debut album from Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate fuses griot and hip-hop traditions together seamlessly. 'Faya' is out now via Cumbancha.
Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate’s Forthcoming ‘Faya’ Debut
Watch singer Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate's video for 'Faya,' the first track from their upcoming afro-blues hip hop infused album.
Guinea Compilation ‘Sembeh Ma Fa Fe: Roots Volume’ Track Premiere– MyBaby ‘Matoto’
Stronghold Sounds return with a follow-up Guinea compilation, 'Sembeh Ma Fa Fe: Roots Volume.' Listen to folkstress MyBaby's ode to 'Matoto.'...
On West African Instrumentation
In this article we dive into the various instruments and sounds of West Africa.
Prêt-À-Poundo: ‘Look Of The Day’ – African Models
This is a Top 10 'Look of the Day' featuring West African Models.