Concerned petitioners ask the University of Ghana to erect statues of African heroes and heroines instead of Gandhi—who was a…
Lupita did not come to Hollywood to play. Take a look at N'yongo's excellent headwrap style.
Listen to ‘Rebel/I Find It Hard To Say,’ a new version of Ms. Lauryn Hill’s tribute to Amadou Diallo.
Yasiin Bey went on Facebook live today to announce his retirement in a feed from Cape Town.
Kenyans on Twitter were not happy about Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize for Literature over Ngugi wa Thiong'o.
The release of 21 of the missing Chibok schoolgirls is the result of negotiations between the Nigerian government and Boko…
Cameroonian video game developers Madiba Olivier and Kiro’o Games' 'Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan’ is headed to the big screen.
Wizkid announces that he's got a new song collaboration with Drake.
In a 9,000-word letter to a friend, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie lays out 15 suggestions for how to raise your child…
Solange and Beyoncé are the first and only sisters to score No. 1 albums in the same year.
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.