Meet the African Duo Behind the Tumblr Blog-Turned Lifestyle Brand, Places+Faces
Okayafrica speaks with Solomon Boyede of Places+Faces on his inspirations, living in Nigeria and his favorite travels this year.
Halima Aden Wore a Burkini and Hijab at Miss Minnesota USA to Compete As Her Authentic Self
Halima Aden wore a burkini and hijab and the Miss Minnesota USA pageant during a time when both Muslims and their garments are under threat.
37 Breathtaking Photos From Standing Rock
Photographer Taliesin Gilkes-Bower captured these stunning photos from Standing Rock and is sharing them in hopes of raising awareness and donations for #NoDAPL.
These 10 Nigerian Hyper-Realist Artists Will Trick Your Eyes
These Nigerian paintings and drawings are so realistic that they’ll make you question whether they’re photos or not.
The Biggest, Blackest Wedding of All Time Will Make Your Day
The Weeknd Redeems His Tales of Drugs & Excess in ‘Starboy,’ Sort Of
In ‘Starboy,’ the hedonistic excess from which The Weeknd’s always sourced his material is fitted with electro-dance beats and true emotion.
The Students Fighting to Decolonialise Music and Dance in South Africa
Why Aren’t More People Talking About Casey Affleck’s Sexual Harassment Allegations?
Tumi Molekane’s Top 10 Songs
Jollof Wars: Ghana vs Nigeria, The Official Taste Test
We pitted Nigerians against Ghanaians in a blindfolded taste test to decide which country can claim the title of Jollof rice champion.
#BuyBlack: 25 Black Businesses to Support on Black Friday
It’s about that time to put your money where your mouth is and #BuyBlack this Friday.
The 4 Songs You Need to Hear This Week
Check out the best tracks, videos, mixtapes and releases that came across our desks this week.
Africa In Your Earbuds
AFRICA IN YOUR EARBUDS #78: Los Rakas
Los Rakas are the selectors behind our latest Africa In Your Earbuds mixtape full of reggaeton, afrobeats, dancehall and more.