Finding Black Girl Magic in South Korea
What is it like to be a black woman in South Korea? This South African woman asked black women about the experience of living, working and dating in South Korea.
Oddisee Asks For Introspection and Understanding On His Stellar New Album ‘The Iceberg’
Rapper and producer Oddisee has released his latest studio album ‘The Iceberg.’
The Black British Invasion: Samuel L. Jackson is Confused About Black British Actors
Daymé Arocena’s ‘Cubafonía’ Is a Wonder of Handcrafted Cuban Music
‘Cubafonía,’ Daymé Arocena’s new record, is an audacious album of bespoke Cuban music for all millennials.
A Plea for the Living and Unborn: Reflections On an Abortion
A father-to-be reflects on asking his partner to get an abortion she didn’t want and wonders what could have been.
Okmalumkoolkat’s Case: As Men We Need to Check Ourselves
A tweet by one of South Africa’s biggest Sunday papers, City Press, reopened the discussion around Okmalumkoolkat’s sexual harassment case.
The Songs You Need to Hear This Week
These are the best songs that came across our desks this week, featuring Ray BLK, Wizkid, Dr Sid and more.
15 African Artists You Need to See at SXSW
Here are the African artists you should see at SXSW, featuring Faarrow, Maleek Berry, Little Simz, Ayo Jay and more.
Meet HOD, the Rapidly Rising Nigerian Producer Making Hits With Olamide & Reekado Banks
We talk to HOD about his production work and some of his exciting collaborations with Olamide and Reekado Banks.
Aboard the East African Soul Train, a Traveling Artist Residency on the Kenyan Railways
East African Soul Train (E.A.S.T) is an annual traveling residency that brings together artists while traveling the historic Kenya-Uganda railway tracks.
Ray BLK Celebrates Black Hair Salons in Her New Video ‘Patience’
The Generals of Monrovia Are Pushing ‘Immigrant Punk’ Music in the Days of Trump
The General of Monrovia on being an immigrant punk band in the times of Trump and the true meaning of AfroPunk.
Tinariwen Deliver a Devastatingly Beautiful Album With ‘Elwan’
Despite its scathing message of political critique, Tinariwen’s newest album, ‘Elwan,’ never feels incendiary.