Music

5 Things We Learned from 'The Stoop' Podcast About Making It As a New African Musician In the U.S.

The latest episode of 'The Stoop' dives into the experiences of first-generation African musicians in the U.S.

The latest episode of The Stoop podcast, called Music from the Hyphen Line, is all about the real struggles of being a musician with the dual identities of African and American. The episode focuses on musicians, but the words ring true to anyone who knows what it's like to be a part of two worlds.

Keep reading... Show less
Arts + Culture

"The Stoop' Is the Podcast Keeping It Real About the Relationship Between Africans and African-Americans

We speak with the creators of "The Stoop," a new podcast tackling the tough conversations surrounding the black community.

"Let's talk about it"—the simple, yet decidedly necessary premise of The Stoop, a new weekly podcast by San Francisco-based journalists and friends Hana Baba and Leila Day.

Keep reading... Show less
Arts + Culture

7 South African Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Young South Africans taking podcasting by storm

Podcasting has blown up internationally in recent years with the success of shows like Serial and This American Life and the popularity of black podcasts like The Read, For Colored Nerds, Call Your Girlfriend and Another Round. March even had its very own #BlackPodcastWeek. As Okayafrica contributor Ifeanyi Awachie pointed out, the world of African podcasting is slightly more elusive. There are however some gems coming out of the continent, like The Chicken & Jollof Rice Show and Badilisha Poetry for instance.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

news.

popular.