Kiswahili to Become an Official Language of the East African Community
The widely spoken East African language has also been adopted in schools this academic year.
One Africa Music Fest Felt Like the Beginning of a New Era
While we’re still recovering from a night of Afrobeats landing stateside at One Africa Music Fest, take a look at our photos from the night.
One Africa Fest Livestream: Presented by Tidal x Okayafrica
We’ve partnered with TIDAL to livestream the star-studded One Africa Music Fest featuring Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and so many more.
Afro-Trap Group The.WAV’s ‘Love Games’ is the Perfect Soundtrack for Your Weekend
Up-and-coming and self-described “Afro-Trap” group The.Wav share their latest track “Love Games,” an afrobeats dance anthem for the summer.
Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa Declares No More Hookah Parties in Tanzania
Tanzania’s prime minister has banned shisha smoking in an effort to protect Tanzanian youth.
Davido, Wizkid, Stonebwoy & More Headline The All-Star ‘One Africa Music Fest’ Concert
Definitely a summer concert not to miss, One Africa Music Fest will be hosted by Banky W at Barclays Center in New York.
Black Coffee, AKA, Cassper Nyovest Nominated For The BET Awards’ Controversial ‘Best International Act: Africa’ Category
Black Coffee, AKA, Cassper Nyovest nominated for the BET Awards’ controversial ‘Best International Act: Africa’ category.
Alikiba Becomes the First East African Signed to Sony
Tanzanian superstar Alikiba becomes the first East African to ink a deal with Sony Music Entertainment.
Hear An Hour-Long Mixtape of 1970s East African Rock 45s
Strut Records & Duncan Brooker put together a Tanzanian and East African rock 45s mixtape.
Keeping Ancient Rock Art Alive Across Africa
AKA And Diamond Platnumz Drop Their Big Tanzania-Meets-South Africa Collaboration ‘Make Me Sing’
Maya The Poet Speaks On Microaggressions As Light As The Rain