"This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare " is the upcoming memoir from actress Gabourey Sidibe. The cover…
We love the new Haitian edition of WatchCut's '100 Years of Beauty' series—watch the 10 decades of style unfold here.
Ghana's incumbent president John Mahama has conceded defeat in Ghana's election. Opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo will become Ghana's 13th president.
Alsarah and the Nubatones bring their East African retro-pop to NPR and create something magical.
Brolin Mawejje wants to be the first Ugandan to compete in snowboarding at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
The first Somali-American elected to state office describes a frightening instance of islamophobia after a meeting at the White House.
African journalists give their American colleagues tips on how to operate under vindictive regimes.
Bozoma Saint John named Billboard's Most Powerful Women in Music of 2016.
Hint: this will be their seventeenth Grammy nomination.
This year in the Netherlands, a black politician named Sylvana Simons has faced a vicious backlash after criticizing the Zwarte…
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.