Blackface Endures in France: On Being Black in Top French Schools
Blackface rears its head at a top French business school. Despite national denial, it has a long history in France going back to colonial times.
What Do Wizkid and Kah-Lo’s Grammy Nominations Really Mean for Nigerian Music?
Dissecting the importance—or lack thereof—of a Grammy nod for Nigerian artists like Wizkid and Kah-Lo.
This Fashion Editorial Challenges What It Means To Be An African Man
Namibia’s Kyle Weeks teams up with Ghanaian model Ekow Barnes for a gender neutral fashion editorial set in Accra.
The Beauty and Complexity of the Black Experience Explored in Johannesburg
Afropreneurs: Meet the Home Décor Company Fusing Brooklyn Cool with Afro-Chic
Okayafrica catches up with Ugandan-American interior stylist, Nasozi Kakembo, on her home décor company, xNasozi.
Wanna Hear Grime Verses Over Afrobeat Tracks? This ‘Afrogrime’ EP Has You Covered
French producer Ozferti mixes classic UK grime bars from with Nigerian afrobeat on his ‘Afrogrime’ EP.
These Striking Photos Bring the Phrase ‘Black Girl Magic’ to Life
Tumi Molekane is the Only OG Releasing Albums We Care About
Get Familiar With the Experimental Folk Sound of Dear Denizen
Congolese-Canadian singer Ngabonziza Kiroko’s and his band Dear Denizen share a new, genre-bending EP, “Now Here.”…
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.
Clap! Clap! and Bongeziwe Mabandla’s New Track Will Give You the Lift You Need
Producer Clap! Clap!
Win Tickets to See Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Live in NYC
Following in the footsteps of his father, Seun Kuti is set to perform on the very same stage of Fela’s last U.S.A. performance.
The Nigeria Women’s Bobsled Team Is Making History
Okayafrica speaks with the history making ladies who make up the first Olympic bobsled team for Nigeria (and Africa).