Listen to Wizkid’s New Single ‘Sweet Love’
Wizkid drops “Sweet Love,” a mellow new single inspired by his previous hit “Ojuelegba.” Listen and download here.
9 Vintage African Records You Need in Your Life
From long lost Ghanaian records to Northern and East African record digging finds, this list rounds up our favorite vintage albums.
This Is What Lagos’ Felabration Looked Like
Since 1998, Felabration has congregated Fela Kuti fans at the New Afrika Shrine in Ikeja. Here’s what went down this year.
Kick Off Your #Felabration With This New Video From Femi Kuti and Okayafrica
We caught up with the legendary afrobeat artist Femi Kuti in Lagos, Nigeria to talk about his father Fela’s legacy and the New Afrika Shrine.
The 10 Best Fela Kuti Songs
Veteran DJ Rich Medina, who introduced an American generation to afrobeat, ranks the 10 best Fela Kuti songs.
This Is What London’s Felabration Looked Like
London was one of the first cities in the world this year to celebrate Felabration, the annual tribute to the legacy of Fela Kuti. View our photo gallery from the night.
Watch Drake’s Johannesburg and Namibia-Shot Action Film, ‘Please Forgive Me’
Drake heads to Johannesburg and Namibia in his new short action film, ‘Please Forgive Me’…
Celebrate the Legacy of Fela Kuti at London’s ‘Felabration’ With Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra + Very Special Guests
Presenting London Felabration 2016 featuring the Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra and very special guests.
Fela Kuti’s ‘Zombie’ is One of Jay Z’s “Songs For Survival”
Jay Z selects Fela Kuti’s 1976 anti-military protest anthem “Zombie” for a new playlist highlighting social injustice in America.
This Nigerian Artist Is Using Afro Combs to Revere Righteous African Activists
Fred Martins’ latest series centers on portraits of Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Patrice Lumumba and Fela Kuti.
Stanley Enow & AKA Make African Hip-Hop History With Cameroonian-South African Collab, ‘Bounce’
Cameroonian rapper Stanley Enow shares the story behind his new single with AKA, the first Cameroonian-South African hip-hop collaboration.