Here’s the Full List of Nominees at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards in Johannesburg
Here’s who’s nominated for what at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards in Johannesburg.
Seun Kuti Screams ‘Gimme My Vote Back’ In This New Politically Charged Music Video
Seun Kuti shares the music video for “Gimme My Vote Back,” the first clip from his new ‘Struggle Sounds’ EP with Egypt 80.
Iké Udé Captures Nollywood’s Living Legends With His Timeless Portraiture
Nigerian artist Iké Udé on his return to Lagos after 30 years to work on an extensive project capturing the movers and shakers of Nollywood.
It’s Pop, Not Afro-Pop: On the Impact of Davido’s ‘Son of Mercy’
Our contributor Sabo Kpade reviews Davido’s new EP ‘Song of Mercy,’ which features songs with Tinashe, Nasty C and Simi.
This Is What Lagos’ Felabration Looked Like
Since 1998, Felabration has congregated Fela Kuti fans at the New Afrika Shrine in Ikeja. Here’s what went down this year.
Kick Off Your #Felabration With This New Video From Femi Kuti and Okayafrica
We caught up with the legendary afrobeat artist Femi Kuti in Lagos, Nigeria to talk about his father Fela’s legacy and the New Afrika Shrine.
The 10 Best Fela Kuti Songs
Veteran DJ Rich Medina, who introduced an American generation to afrobeat, ranks the 10 best Fela Kuti songs.
21 of the Missing Chibok Schoolgirls Have Been Released
The release of 21 of the missing Chibok schoolgirls is the result of negotiations between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram.
Wizkid Has a New Single With Drake
Wizkid announces that he’s got a new song collaboration with Drake.
Read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Feminist Manifesto on How to Raise a Child
In a 9,000-word letter to a friend, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie lays out 15 suggestions for how to raise your child a feminist.
This Pre-Colonial African Warrior Queen is Your Next Favorite Superhero
Malika: Warrior Queen is the newest addition to Nigerian animator Roye Okupe’s African superhero universe.
These Images of an African Migrant Boat Reveal an Unfolding Tragedy
In the future we will be judged harshly for the brutality of the current migrant crisis. These images in today’s New York Times show why.
Tiwa Savage and Busy Signal Head to Jamaica In the New Video for ‘Key to the City’
Tiwa Savage’s remix single, which features dancehall star Busy Signal, comes off the soundtrack to the film ‘A Trip to Jamaica.’ …