OkayAfrica Presents Electrafrique Dakar With DJ Moma, Sabine Blaizin & DJ Cortega!
Electrafrique Dakar returns on January 20 with DJ Moma, Sabine Blaizin and Cortega.
The Warm, Welcoming Senegalese Coast Shines Through Sophie Zinga’s ‘Hibiscus’ Collection
Photographer Florence Ngala and Sengalese designer Sophie Zinga collaborate for a gorgeous fashion editorial.
This Is What Electrafrique Dakar Looked Like
Last Saturday was the great return of Okayafrica Electrafrique to its new home base in Dakar, check out a gallery of photos from the night.
The 4 Songs You Need to Hear This Week
Check out the best tracks, videos, mixtapes and releases that came across our desks this week.
Issa Rae’s ‘Insecure’ Will Return for a Second Season on HBO
HBO has renewed Issa Rae’s ‘Insecure’ for a second season.
BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016 Nominees Revealed
Meet the nominees for the BBC African Footballer of the Year award 2016.
Here’s How You Can Watch the Entire First Season of Issa Rae’s ‘Insecure’ For Free
Issa Rae reveals a “cheat code” for how fans can watch the entire first season of her new HBO series ‘Insecure’ for free.
The Ultimate Guide to Streaming African Movies on Netflix
Akon & will.i.am Talk About the Rise of Afrobeats For ‘The Questions’
For the latest installment of Okayafrica TV’s “The Questions,” Akon and will.i.am talk about the current state of African music.
Gabourey Sidibe’s Mom Has Been Singing in the NYC Subway for 30 Years & Has a Debut Album Coming Out
Alice Tan Ridley’s decades of singing in the NYC subway system will culminate in a performance at the Highline Ballroom on Sept.
This Nigerian British Photographer Traces the Evolution of the Head Wrap from ‘Moussour to Tignon’
Juliana Kasumu’s centers her latest cultural investigation from behind the camera on the head wrap, tracing its origins from Senegal to New Orleans.
Afropreneurs: Designer Berchell Egerton on Connecting Brooklyn to Africa
Afrooklyn’s Berchell Egerton’s overarching goal with his custom designs is to bridge the gap between Brooklyn and Africa.
Three Videos that Prove a Natural Hair Renaissance is Happening in Africa and in the Diaspora
“It’s becoming a return of honor to the African woman.”…