Why Racist Hair Policies in South African Schools Go Beyond Just Hair
We’re faced yet again, with black girl students being discriminated against because of their hair in South Africa.
NextGen: Congolese Author Sandra Uwiringiyimana Writes to Keep the African Spirit Alive
The 22-year-old survivor of the Gatumba massacre shares her perspective of Afrofuturism with OkayAfrica in ‘NextGen.’…
Kendrick Lamar & Rihanna’s ‘LOYALTY.’ is an Afrofuturistic Love Story on Devotion and Invincibility
“LOYALTY.” is sprinkled with afrofuturistic ideas, which is both delightful and surprising as it blossoms into a sci-fi love story.
OkayAfrica Presents ‘Riddim & Beats’ with D’banj, Sister Nancy and The Compozers at Lincoln Center Out of Doors
OkayAfrica brings you the ultimate mashup of the summer with Riddim & Beats at Lincoln Center Out of Doors.
AKA, Anatii and the Gospel of Money & Power
South African rappers Anatii and AKA preach a different gospel on their joint album, ‘Be Careful What You Wish For.’…
First Listen: Two Trippy South African Rap Singles From ‘The Word Is Uhh’
New Cape Town-based duo The Word Is Uhh makes trippy alternative rap.
‘Insecure’ S2 E2 Recap: What We Should Do and What We Actually Do Aren’t Always the Same Thing
Here’s our review on the second episode of Insecure’s second season.
NextGen: DJ feMo Is Putting Africa’s Alternative Sounds on the Map
In our latest edition of “NextGen,” British-Nigerian DJ feMo wants the world to know Africa from the perspective of Africans through music.
The Butler Effect: How Octavia Butler Changed My Life
Excerpt from a new anthology of writing about sci fi author Octavia Butler and her power to transform lives.
150 Records by Amazing African Women You Should Listen To
We had to get in on this too. Check out our list of 150 records made by African women you need to listen to.
World Premiere: Watch Damian Marley’s Gorgeous New African Tour Doc
We speak to Damian “Jr.
Weekend Playlist: The Best New Music From Davido x Young Thug x Rae Sremmurd, D’banj, FELA aKUsTIc & More
The songs you need to hear this week.
D’Banj Finds Love On The Beach In The New Video For ‘Be With You’
Watch D’Banj’s latest music video for “Be With You”…