This year in the Netherlands, a black politician named Sylvana Simons has faced a vicious backlash after criticizing the Zwarte…
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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.
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.
Okayafrica Presents Electrafrique Bamako With DJ Cortega & DJ Momo Mac!
Okayafrica is teaming up with Carrefour Créatif for a new edition of our Electrafrique party in Mali.
Songhoy Blues On Using Psychedelic Rock Against The Islamist Extremists In Mali
Mali's Songhoy Blues on how they formed a rock band in response to jihadists taking over their hometowns and made it big.
‘They Will Have To Kill Us First: Malian Music In Exile’ Is Now Playing In Theaters
Photos from the U.S. premiere of 'They Will Have To Kill Us First: Malian Music In Exile,' now playing in theaters.
‘They Will Have To Kill Us First’ Malian Music Documentary Opens In Theaters March 4
Okayafrica is an executive producer of the Malian music documentary 'They Will Have To Kill Us First,' opening in theaters March 4.
‘They Will Have To Kill Us First’ Malian Music Documentary Is Headed To U.S. Theaters
Malian music documentary 'They Will Have To Kill Us First' is slated for a U.S. theatrical release this March and April.
Malian Psychedelic Rock Band Songhoy Blues Are Touring The U.S.
Songhoy Blues are bringing their electrifying Malian desert rock to America.
Malian Electro-Dub Meets Animation In This Video From Midnight Ravers
3 Malian and 3 French artists form Midnight Ravers, an audiovisual project that blends traditional West African sounds & electronic beats.
Malian Talking Drum Master Baba Sissoko & DJ Khalab’s Dark Video About The Refugee Crisis
Tamani master Baba Sissoko and producer DJ Khalab share the visuals for "Bognya," from their joint album on Wonderwheel Recordings.
Malian Psychedelic Rock Group Songhoy Blues Performs Live On Okayafrica TV
Watch Songhoy Blues play an electric rendition of "Soubour" in New York City, a highlight from their debut album 'Music In Exile.'...
Malian Blues Guitars & Electronic Loops: Producer St Germain On His First Album In 15 Years
French producer and DJ St Germain aka Ludovic Navarre speaks on new album, a marriage of Malian blues guitar riffs and percussive grooves.
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.
100 Years Of Portrait Photography In West Africa At The Met
A new exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC highlights 100 years of portrait photography in West Africa.
10 Leading Designers From Africa To Know
'Contemporary Design Africa' author Tapiwa Matsinde highlights 10 leading contemporary decor designers from Africa.