In Photos: Meet Nigeria’s First Skate Crew—WAFFLES N CREAM
We catch up with contributor Amarachi Nwosu on the inspiration and process behind her photo essay featuring Nigeria’s first skate crew.
The 2017 Guide to Surviving South African Twitter
8 Ugandan Artists to Watch in 2017
8 Ugandan artists using their work to stand up against political corruption, reproductive justice, and environmental issues.
South African Artist Nazlee Arbee Uses Music as a Form of Mobilization in Their New Music Video
South African artist and activist Nazlee Arbee speaks to OkayAfrica on the creative and spiritual processes for “The Wake Up Call.”…
This Video Puts an African Lens on the Black Lives Matter Movement
We gathered a group of Africans to read a poem inspired by police brutality against Black people in America.
Da L.E.S Is the Unsung Champion of South African New School Rap
We break down how Da L.E.S paved the way for new school rap in South Africa.
The 25 Best South African Hip-Hop Songs
Wiley, the ‘Godfather’ of Grime, Delivers a Flawless “Final” Album
Not a single track on Wiley’s 17-song rumoured “final” album, ‘Godfather,’ is poorly conceived.
A Brief Look Ahead at 2017
Sampha’s ‘Process’ and the Necessity of Vulnerable Black Masculinity
In his new album ‘Process,’ Sampha makes sculptures out of his skeletons.
Bob Marley In Africa
A brief history of Bob Marley’s time in Africa.
This Week In Photos: Brendern Denousse
Kenyan photographer and music producer, Brendern Denousse, shares his photo collaboration with Michael Soi and Urbstrt.
The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week
These are the best songs that we came across this week, featuring Khuli Chana, Cassper, Stormzy, M.anifest & more.