The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents the 5th Annual Black Comic Book Festival from January 13 and…
This Kenyan internet comedian takes the #SaltBae trend and gives it an African twist.
Sampha shares a new single from his highly-anticipated new album 'Process.'...
Beyoncé interviewed Solange about her journey to 'A Seat at the Table.' Need we say more?
The Chicken Connoisseur switches the format of his hit show the Pengest Munch but makes a big mistake.
Nigerian visual artist Fred Martins is working on bringing his illustrations depicting African activists in Afro combs to life.
Tomi Lahren tried it on Twitter after getting wind of Wale saying her first name wrong (on purpose) in his…
Sketchy "businessmen" attempted to smuggle plastic rice manufactured in China into Lagos, but customs services stopped them.
Tiwa Savage and Young Paris, the two new Roc Nation signees, link up for the "Best of Me" official remix.
Afro-Cuban jazz singer Daymé Arocena announces her upcoming album, 'Cubafonía,' and shares its lead single "Mambo Na' Mà."...
Tips for American Journalists from African Journalists
African journalists give their American colleagues tips on how to operate under vindictive regimes.
Meet Swaziland’s Hottest Rapper Right Now
Swazi hip-hop star 80 Script talks the pursuit of greatness and reveals his plans to release his final rap project in five years' time.
Swazi Rappers & South African Stars Impress at Swaziland’s Biggest Hip-Hop Festival
Hipnotik Festival 2016 in photos and highlights from Nasty C, Ambitious Ent, K.O and more.
Studio Africa: Banele Khoza on Art as a Measure of Temporary Feelings
Rising South African art star Banele Khoza sits down with Okayafrica ahead of his debut solo show at the Pretoria Art Museum.
On The Map: Swaziland’s Christian Hip-Hop Scene
In the third edition of Okayafrica's On The Map series, Sabelo Mkhabela takes us inside Swaziland's rising Christian hip-hop movement.
Bushfire Festival 2016 in Photos: Sauti Sol, Oliver Mtukudzi, Ice Prince & More
Bushfire celebrated its 10th anniversary in Swaziland with performances from Sauti Sol, Oliver Mtukudzi, Ice Prince and more.
The Child of Culture Clash: An Interview with Estère
New Zealand-based, Cameroonian-rooted producer Estère sits down with Okayafrica on a recent trip to Johannesburg.
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.
Swazi-Born Actress Noma Dumezweni To Star As Hermione In The Highly-Anticipated ‘Harry Potter’ Play
Swazi-born actress Noma Dumezweni has been cast as Hermione Granger in the London West End reimagining of Harry Potter.
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.
Okayafrica’s Swazi Hip-Hop Mixtape
Sabelo Mkhabela compiles an hourlong mixtape of the best Swazi hip-hop for Okayafrica.
Introducing Swaziland’s Most Prominent Poetry Movement
Swaziland's most prominent poetry collective Rooted Soulz speak about the rise of poetry in the tiny kingdom.
The Rise Of Swaziland’s Hip-Hop Scene: 13 Notable Swazi Hip-Hop Artists
In "The Rise Of Swaziland’s Hip-Hop Scene," Sabelo Mkhabela highlights 13 notable Swazi hip-hop acts.