South African Folk Singer Bongeziwe Mabandla Takes a Leap Foward In His New Single
Bongeziwe Mabandla shares “Ndokhulandela,” the first single from the follow-up to his critically-acclaimed album ‘Umlilo.’…
Meet Linkris, the South African Rapper Addressing Coloured People’s Issues
Cape Town rapper Linkris’ latest album, ‘Bloed Is Dikker As Water,’ focuses on the marginalization of coloured people in South Africa.
South African Twitter Had Mixed Reactions to Black Coffee’s Feature on Drake’s ‘More Life’
“How is Black Coffee featured on his own song 😂,” reads one tweet.
Studio Africa: Buhlebezwe Siwani & Unpacking the Witch’s Baggage
This multi-disciplinary South African artist is exploring African Spirituality, Christianity and the black female body through concepts derived from local witchcraft.
Nasty C Drops Three Music Videos From His Album ‘Bad Hair Extensions’
South African rapper Nasty C releases three music videos in the form of a short film, featuring songs from ‘Bad Hair Extensions.’…
From Ubuntu to Xenophobia: What It’s Like to be Black and Foreign in South Africa
As xenophobic rhetoric re-appears in South Africa, we take a look at what it means to be on the other side of the hate.
Finding Black Girl Magic in South Korea
What is it like to be a black woman in South Korea? This South African woman asked black women about the experience of living, working and dating in South Korea.
Okmalumkoolkat’s Case: As Men We Need to Check Ourselves
A tweet by one of South Africa’s biggest Sunday papers, City Press, reopened the discussion around Okmalumkoolkat’s sexual harassment case.
Black Coffee Will Be On Drake’s Upcoming ‘More Life’ Mixtape
Drake’s upcoming mixtape will feature a remix of Black Coffee’s 2011 song “Superman.” …
OkayAfrica’s 100 Women
OkayAfrica’s 100 Women is our first annual look at the women making an impact on the African continent and in the diaspora. From the biggest names in culture to young up-and-comers, we’ve got ’em.
South Africa’s Most Prolific Rapper, YoungstaCPT, Is Taking It Back to Basics
In just three months, one of South Africa’s best rappers, YoungstaCPT, has release two noteworthy two mixtapes and an album.
Ikea Enlists Distinguished Group of African Creatives To Design Its New Collection
The Swedish retail store has commissioned a renowned group of African creatives to design its 2019 flagship collection.
African Hardcore: Behind the Continent’s Porn Explosion
From Mapona to Afrocandy, African porn is just taking off. We look at who’s making it and, more importantly, who is watching it.