Arts + Culture

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.

 


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TIDAL and Okayafrica are excited to present the latest TIDAL X livestream event: One Africa Music Fest.

Beginning 7 p.m. EST on Friday, July 22, TIDAL members can tune in for an unforgettable night of Afrobeat and Afropop music, broadcasting live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and presented by Upfront & Personal.

Coming to the U.S. for the very first time and hosted by Africa’s R&B King Banky W, the festival features live performances from Africa’s biggest music stars, including Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Banky W, Flavour, Stonebwoy, Wale, Davido, Diamond Platnumz, Seun Kuti, Machel Montano, Jidenna, Don Jazzy, Timaya, Praiz, and Ayo Jay.

You can watch the livestream below.

This Is the Best Music Video You'll See All Month

Cherrie boosts up Somalia & Mogadishu in her music video for "163 För Evigt," featuring Z.E.

Cherrie is a buzzing Somali-Swedish singer whose music we've previously premiered and featured in a Songs By Somali Singers & Rappers You Should Listen to This Summer.

The R&B artist recently dropped the amazing video for "163 För Evigt" ("163 Forever") and, despite her singing in Swedish, the track's been blowing up online across both sides of the Atlantic, being posted in several Instagrams, Tweets and everything in between.

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DJ Spinall's New Album Is A Star-Packed Afrobeats Party

DJ Spinall assembles afrobeats' biggest names for his new album, 'Dreams.'

For his third album, Dreams, DJ Spinall assembles some of afrobeats' biggest names.

The first track features Niniola, who's made house music her mainstay, keeping her fashionably out of step with whatever is on-trend. "Thinking About Your Love" might be reminiscent of Kenny Thomas' 1991 song of the same title, but save for this phrase and accompanying melody, the song is very much Niniola's particular way of grafting Yoruba and Nigerian English onto South African house.

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Photo courtesy of Art X Lagos.

Art X Lagos: West Africa's International Art Fair Returns Bigger and Bolder

We catch up with Art X Lagos founder Tokini Peterside on what to look forward to as West Africa's international art fair returns November 3.

One of West Africa's largest art fairs, Art X Lagos, is back for its second installment with bigger and bolder offerings. The three day event running from November 3 to 5 will showcase contemporary African art from 15 countries and feature 14 galleries representing African artists on the continent and the diaspora.

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