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.”…
7 Traditional African Sports that Should Be in the Olympics
What if these traditional sports were part of #Rio2016?
15 African Olympians You Should Be Following on Social Media
To mark the start of the Olympics, here are 15 African athletes you should keep an eye on this summer.
Baaba Maal: 10 Things I Love About Senegal
From the Pink Lake to wrestling, Senegalese legend Baaba Maal shares the 10 things he loves the most about Senegal.
Filmmaker Rokhaya Diallo’s French Take on American Civil Rights
French filmmaker and journalist Rokhaya Diallo is set to screen her film, ‘Steps to Liberty’ at the March on Washington Film Festival today.
MHD Drops His Vibrant Visuals for ‘A Kele N’ta’
Take a look at the beautifully shot Dakar visual, where MHD wishes his married friend well in ‘A Kele N’ta.’…
Watch Mumford & Sons, Baaba Maal, The Very Best & Beatenberg’s New Video for ‘Wona’
The new visual for “Wona” follows the artists across South Africa, Senegal, Malawi, the United States, London and Margate, Kent.
Mumford & Sons Take Us Inside ‘Johannesburg’
This New Surfboard Company Wants More Women to Hang 10 on Senegal’s Famous Shores
MCXNboards enlists one of Senegal’s few female surfers, Khadijou Sambe, to show that surfing can be inclusive with locally made custom boards.