Photos: The Women of Harare Intl Festival Of The Arts 2012
The Harare International Festival of the Arts wrapped up after 6 days of blasting music, art, and ideas from the center of Zimbabwe’s capital.
Video: The Collaboration ‘Urombo’
The Collaboration — a collective of Zimbabwean musicians with Chiwoniso Maraire on vocals — call for a return to an interconnected way of living in this roots-driven jam.
Film: Protest Theatre In Zimbabwe
In Staging Protest, a forthcoming documentary on protest theatre in Zimbabwe, first-time filmmakers Imraan Jeeva and Vinayak Bhardwaj look at how theatre is used to confront truths that have largely remained unspoken for fear of retribution.
The Side Eye: Charity Sends Used Underwear To Africa
Charity sends used underwear to Zimbabwean women and girls.
The Side Eye: Zimbabwe Bans Second-Hand Underwear
The Zimbabwean government bans used undergarments to the confusion and dismay of many.
Video: Shabazz Palaces ‘Black Up’
Watch a visual album presentation of Shabazz Palaces‘ standout Black Up LP.
Video: Shabazz Palaces “Bronny On A Breakaway (Live)”
Watch Shabazz Palaces, an experimental-rap group compromised of Ishmael Butler (Digable Planets) and Zimbabwean multi-instrumentalist Tendai Maraire, perform “Bronny On A Breakaway” for The Guardian.
LargeUp Audio: Zulu Mixtape Vol. 1
Our boys at LargeUp hip us to self-declared “Zimbabwean trance” producer Zulu‘s latest mixtape.
The Side Eye: 50 Cent Rants, Central Africa the New Vietnam, Gay Rights in Zimbabwe and More
50 Cent rants about lack of support for Street King, Morgan Tsvangirai supports gay rights in Zimbabwe, and more!
An African Minute: 5 Questions with Celebrity Makeup and Hair Stylist Jackie Mgido
We interview Jackie Mgido, a Celebrity Makeup and Hair Artist who has nothing but good things to say about John Legend’s skin.
The Rough Guide to African Lullabies
Listen to the soothing sounds of The Rough Guide to African Lullabies – just TRY and stay awake. We dare you.
NYC: Thomas Mapfumo + The Blacks Unlimited with Akoya Afrobeat (Wed, 7/20)
Come out and see Akoya Afrobeat and Zimbabwe’s visionary, Thomas Mapfuno + The Blacks Unlimited, Wednesday night in Brooklyn.