'The Walking Dead' actress and 'Eclipsed' playwright Danai Gurira is absolutely radiant in the latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar.
Twitter turned into a support group of sorts this week with trending hashtag #BlackSalonProblems. ...
Classmates of graduating high school senior Mike Tertsea raised money to fly out his mom from Benue State, Nigeria for…
An exchange between Saint Record founder Solange and an Internet troll underscores a larger debate within African literary circles.
On May 25 countries throughout Africa and its diaspora celebrate the establishing of the Organisation of African Unity.
Zandile Tisani's short film spotlights the pan-African street styles of the Johannesburg suburb.
The 13th edition of the 2016 African Film Festival launches May 26 between Morocco and Spain.
Nigerian entrepreneur Taofick Okoya is bringing his "Queens of Africa" doll line to the U.S.
Listen to Bacardi House founder DJ Spoko’s new album, 'BACARDIXVILP'...
Recording live from Cape Town, Yasiin Bey & Ferrari Sheppard share "Tall Sleeves" under their Dec. 99th moniker.
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.
Rusangano Family Turn The ‘Lights On’ Immigrant Identity Issues In This New Video
Irish-based grime trio Rusangano Family share their latest music video for "Lights Off" from their new album 'Let The Dead Bury the Dead.'...
Rusangano Family Rap About Daily Struggles Of Life As A Refugee In ‘Heathrow’
Irish-Togolese-Zimbabwean collective Rusangano Family share "Heathrow," the lead single from their upcoming album Let The Dead Bury The Dead.
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.
100 Years Of Portrait Photography In West Africa At The Met
A new exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC highlights 100 years of portrait photography in West Africa.
Irish-Togolese-Zimbabwean Rap Collective Rusangano Family Premiere ‘Wasteman’
Download "Wasteman," the latest booming single from Ireland-based rap & electronic collective Rusangano Family.
The Best African Art In 2014
Okayafrica looks back at the best African art in 2014, featuring work by Wangechi Mutu, Emeka Ogboh, Omar Victor Diop and more.
Vaudou Game Are Bringing Togolese Vodun Funk To Hot Casa
Led by Togolese singer/composer Peter Solo, Vodun Funk band Vaudou Game will make their LP debut with 'Apiafo' (9/22 via Hot Casa Records).
Labo Ethnik: An Interview With NEFER’s Daniel Tohou
An interview with menswear line NEFER by Daniel Tohou, featured in Paris' Labo Ethnik events.
The Top 10 African Male Models & Faces
We list the top 10 African male models in the fashion industry, including Adonis Bosso, David Agbodji, Armando Cabral, and Fernando Cabral.
Who Wrote Togolese Boxer Bintou Yawa Schmill’s Press Release?
We unpack the gendered and racialised language in the press release for African female boxer Bintou Yawa Schmill...
Bodies That Matter: The African History of Naked Protest, FEMEN Aside
FEMEN continues to gain more visibility for naked protest, yet many fail to recognize that naked protest has long been a strategy in African history.
OKP Audio: tabi Bonney ‘LoveJoy Park’ [EP]
Okayplayer points to this new/free EP from Togo-via-DC rapper tabi Bonney.