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Interview: Fally Ipupa Continues His Legacy With 'Tokooos II'

The iconic Congolese singer opens up about his latest album, vast influence and future plans.

Music

The 11 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Wizkid x Tems, Rema, Mdou Moctar, Emtee, Mannywellz x Wale, Tony Allen and more.

Akon In Uganda, the Laundering of a Dictatorship

Opinion: By lending his voice to the horrid spectacle underway in Uganda, Akon is in fact endorsing the Museveni regime.

In Conversation with Sha Sha: 'I'm one to let the work talk for itself.'

Sha Sha, the queen of amapiano, talks about winning a BET award, her upcoming album and documenting her journey from Zimbabwe to South Africa.

Interview

Interview: For Gaidaa, This Was Meant to Be

We talk to the rising Sudanese-Dutch singer about her process, family expectations, and her standout COLORS performance.

Interview: Bamao Yendé Is All Pulsating Emotion

We talk to the Paris-based, Cameroonian-rooted artist about his rhythmic blend of kuduro, R&B, afrobeats and UK garage.

Interview

Interview: Yaw Tog Eyes the Pinnacle With His Debut EP 'TIME'

The confident Ghana drill rapper makes a statement with his debut project.

News Brief

The Weeknd Donates $1 Million In Food Aid to Ethiopia

"My heart breaks for my people of Ethiopia as innocent civilians ranging from small children to the elderly are being senselessly murdered," the artist writes.

Interview: Prince Kaybee Breaks Down 'The 4th Republic'

We talk to the South African DJ and producer about his fourth studio album, addressing social issues through music and more.

News Brief

No, Jay-Z Is Not Releasing an African-Themed Album Named 'Ascension'

We thought pandemics cancelled out April Fools' jokes.

Interview

Interview: Karun Returns With Intention On 'Catch A Vibe'

The Kenyan musician comes back after motherhood, finding balance and re-alignment in her new EP.

Jabu Nadia Newman Shares Visual Poem 'The Dream That Refused Me'

South African writer and director Jabu Nadia Newman has released an Afrofuturistic poetic film that reframes Black culture.

Interview

Interview: Anthony Nti's 'Da Yie' Has Become a Hit in Film Festival Circuits

Da Yie, a short film directed by 28-year-old Ghanaian Anthony Nti has emerged one of the most successful films of the extended awards season race.

The 7 Best East African Songs of the Month (March)

Featuring Matata x Stella Mwangi, Eddy Kenzo, Boutross, Naomisia, Anjella x Harmonize and more.

Watch DJ Zinhle's Music Video F​or 'Indlovu'

South African award-winning DJ Zinhle has shared stunning visuals for her uplifting house single 'Indlovu' featuring Loyiso.

Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Documentary 'Afrobeats: The Backstory'

'Afrobeats: The Backstory' is a documentary premiering next month which chronicles the birth and rise of Africa's biggest genre and its superstars.

Kenyan Author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Nominated for 2021 International Booker Prize

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o has become the first writer to be nominated for the prestigious International Booker Prize as both author and translator. He is also the first nominee to write in an indigenous African language.

Music

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month (March)

Featuring Yaw Tog x Stormzy x Kwesi Arthur, Gyakie, M.anifest x Vic Mensa, Stonebwoy and more.