7 African Documentaries On Netflix That You Must Watch Right Now
You Need This ‘Original Sound of Mali’ Compilation In Your Life
Mr. Bongo’s ‘The Original Sound of Mali’ is the perfect introduction to the vanguards and innovators of Mali’s distinct musical style.
Les Amazones d’Afrique, a Supergroup For Female Empowerment
The all-female supergroup Les Amazones d’Afrique’s new album, ‘République Amazon,’ is a message of charity, power and unbridled femininity.
Songhoy Blues Announce Their Upcoming Album and Share New Single, ‘Bamako’
Psychedelic Malian rock group, Songhoy Blues have announced the release of their sophomore album ‘Résistance.’…
Tamikrest’s ‘Kidal’ Is a Tuareg Blues Love Letter to Their Northern Malian Hometown
Mali’s socio-politically charged Tamikrest are back with their fourth studio album, a resilient & somber LP devoted to the band’s hometown.
Oumou Sangaré and Tony Allen’s New Video For ‘Yere Faga’ Will Give You Life
Grammy Award-winning Malian singer Oumou Sangaré and Tony Allen share a message of strength in the face of suicide and depression.
22 Beautiful Portraits From Our Electrafrique Party In Mali
Studio Kilamanjaro’s Moustapha Diallo took some beautiful portraits at our Bamako Electrafrique party.
18 African Players to Watch at the 2017 NCAA March Madness Tournament
Tinariwen Deliver a Devastatingly Beautiful Album With ‘Elwan’
Despite its scathing message of political critique, Tinariwen’s newest album, ‘Elwan,’ never feels incendiary.
OkayAfrica’s 100 Women
OkayAfrica’s 100 Women is our first annual look at the women making an impact on the African continent and in the diaspora. From the biggest names in culture to young up-and-comers, we’ve got ’em.
Here Are 7 African Romance Films That Aren’t in English
These films depict beautiful, heartwarming African romances.
Fatoumata Diawara: “It’s Up to Us to Bring Africa to the World”
In a new interview, Fatoumata Diawara discusses adapting Malian music for the Twitter generation and her upcoming album.
Wanna Hear Grime Verses Over Afrobeat Tracks? This ‘Afrogrime’ EP Has You Covered
French producer Ozferti mixes classic UK grime bars from with Nigerian afrobeat on his ‘Afrogrime’ EP.