Iké Udé Captures Nollywood’s Living Legends With His Timeless Portraiture
Nigerian artist Iké Udé on his return to Lagos after 30 years to work on an extensive project capturing the movers and shakers of Nollywood.
African Art Fairs Like 1:54 Are Transcending Boundaries
Fairs like 1:54 challenge society to pursue a wider definition of “Africa” that embraces and frees the continent from its historical baggage…
Kick Off Your #Felabration With This New Video From Femi Kuti and Okayafrica
We caught up with the legendary afrobeat artist Femi Kuti in Lagos, Nigeria to talk about his father Fela’s legacy and the New Afrika Shrine.
Afropreneurs: Fred Apaloo’s Villa Grace is Shaking Up Ghana’s Fine Dining Scene
Okayafrica speaks with Fred Apaloo on how Villa Grace, his boutique dining company, is changing Ghana’s fine dining scene.
African Fantasy Video Game ‘Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan’ is Getting Made Into a Hollywood Movie
Cameroonian video game developers Madiba Olivier and Kiro’o Games’ ‘Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan’ is headed to the big screen.
Yvonne Orji is Your New Favorite Rising Star
The ‘Insecure’ co-star on putting in the work and being excellent.
Studio Africa: Mozambican Pilot and Artist Ricardo Pinto Jorge on Touching the Sky
Tito Puente Jr on the African Origins of Latin Jazz
Tito Puente Jr is keeping the musical legacy of his father alive. He spoke to Okayafrica about the African roots of Latin Jazz, Spanish Harlem and music education.
Cinema Africa: Tanzanian Director Hamadi Mwapachu’s ‘Dar Noir’ Brings Intrigue and Swahili to the Big Screen
Our 5 Favorite Highlights of 1:54 Contemporary African Fair London 2016
If you’re in London, you need to check out these must-see 5 highlights at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair.
This Pre-Colonial African Warrior Queen is Your Next Favorite Superhero
Malika: Warrior Queen is the newest addition to Nigerian animator Roye Okupe’s African superhero universe.
Solange’s New Album ‘A Seat at the Table’ is A Balm for Black Suffering
In this review of Solange’s new album, Gina Cherelus shares how this release came just at the right time for her and for the black community.