Twitter turned into a support group of sorts this week with trending hashtag #BlackSalonProblems. ...
Classmates of graduating high school senior Mike Tertsea raised money to fly out his mom from Benue State, Nigeria for…
An exchange between Saint Record founder Solange and an Internet troll underscores a larger debate within African literary circles.
On May 25 countries throughout Africa and its diaspora celebrate the establishing of the Organisation of African Unity.
Zandile Tisani's short film spotlights the pan-African street styles of the Johannesburg suburb.
The 13th edition of the 2016 African Film Festival launches May 26 between Morocco and Spain.
Nigerian entrepreneur Taofick Okoya is bringing his "Queens of Africa" doll line to the U.S.
Listen to Bacardi House founder DJ Spoko’s new album, 'BACARDIXVILP'...
Recording live from Cape Town, Yasiin Bey & Ferrari Sheppard share "Tall Sleeves" under their Dec. 99th moniker.
The Nigerian chef brings his food series to Austin, Saturday and Boston, Wednesday.
Win Tickets To See The Tuareg ‘Purple Rain’ Remake ‘Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai’ At The New York African Film Festival
Enter here to win a pair of tickets to see the Tuareg remake of Prince's 'Purple Rain' at the New York African Film Festival.
Vintage Nigerien Psychedelic Rock From Azna de L’Ader, Released Officially For The First Time
The 8-song record compiles highlights from pioneering Niger rock band Azna de L'Ader's 40+ years of existence.
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.
‘Azel,’ Bombino’s New Album Is His Best Work Yet
Bombino pushes Tuareg desert blues forward with his new album 'Azel,' produced by Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth,...
Win Tickets To AFRICA NOW! At The Apollo Theater With Bombino, Jojo Abot, Alsarah & The Nubatones And Mokoomba
AFRICA NOW! at the Apollo Theater returns March 26 with Bombino, Jojo Abot, Alsarah & The Nubatones and Mokoomba.
Cinema Africa: Christopher Kirkley On Directing The Tuareg ‘Purple Rain’ Remake, ‘Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai’
Okayafrica sits down with Christopher Kirkley, the director of the Tuareg 'Purple Rain' remake 'Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai.'...
Bombino Blends Tuareg Blues Guitar & Reggae Chops In His Powerful New Single ‘Akhar Zaman’
An energetic new single taken from Bombino's upcoming album 'Azel,' produced by the Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth.
Bombino Announces New Album, ‘Azel,’ Produced By Dirty Projectors’ David Longstreth
Bombino will make his Partisan Records debut with a new "Tuareggae" album produced by Dirty Projectors' David Longstreth.
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.
Okay Acoustic With Bombino
Tuareg guitarist Bombino performs an entrancing acoustic interpretation of "Imidiwan" in Central Park for Okayafrica TV.
Bombino, Young Fathers & Fantastic Negrito At Central Park SummerStage [Okayafrica TV]
Okayafrica TV follows Tuareg guitarist Bombino, Young Fathers and Fantastic Negrito during their SummerStage show in NYC's Central Park.
Okayafrica & SummerStage Present Bombino, Young Fathers And Fantastic Negrito [7/25]
Tuareg guitarist Bombino, Young Fathers and Fantastic Negrito will be playing our FREE Okayafrica & SummerStage show at NYC's Central Park.
Mdou Moctar’s Tuareg ‘Purple Rain’ Remake Soundtrack
The soundtrack to the Nigerien 'Purple Rain' remake 'Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai', by Mdou Moctar is now available through Sahel Sounds.