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The 5 Best East African Songs of the Month (February)

Featuring Rayvanny, Siverstone Barz x Victoria Kimani, Spice Diana x Fik Fameica, and more.

The 8 Best Nigerian Songs of the Month (February)

Featuring Davido, Teni, Joeboy, Mr Eazi, Tems, Burna Boy, Femi Kuti and more.

Here are 11 Oscar-Worthy African Feature Films to Watch

While Ivory Coast's 'Night of the Kings' and Tunisia's 'The Man Who Sold His Skin' have been shortlisted for the "Best International Feature Film", here are 9 additional films that made strong contenders for an Oscar.

Interview: ‘The Boom’ Compilation Showcases New Cape Town Talent

The Boom compilation album showcases the talents of Cape Town's emerging hip-hop and R&B artists.

Interview

Interview: The Awakening of Bas

We talk to Bas about The Messenger, Bobi Wine, Sudan, and the globalized body of Black pain.

Ayra Starr Is Ready to Take Off

We talk to the rising Nigerian star about growing up between Cotonou & Lagos, meeting Don Jazzy and how she made her explosive debut EP.

Op-Ed

Op-Ed: Fela's Nomination to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Should Have Come Decades Ago​

Fela Kuti's nomination is a notable one, but it's long overdue. The Nigerian legend could become the first solo African artist inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Here Are The 14th Headies Music Awards Winners

Wizkid, Fireboy DML, Joeboy , Niniola, Master KG and more have bagged wins at this year's highly anticipated Headies awards.

Kwaito Legend Protests Against South African Music Rights Organisation for Unpaid Royalties

South African Kwaito musician, Eugene Mthethwa, has reached a resolution after protesting against the South African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO). The Trompies member alleges that SAMRO has not paid royalties to him for more than thirty years.

Niger's Election Officials Killed During Voting in Presidential Elections

Niger has announced that seven senior election officials have been killed in a landmine blast during Niger's presidential election runoff.

News Brief

Kwamz & Flava Share the Energetic ‘Vibes For Days’ EP

Vibes For Days is the perfect blend of the melodic synths and witty lyricism.

The 6 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Mr Eazi, Focalistic x Davido, Burna Boy, Nasty C x Ari Lennox and more.

South African Fashion Label Maxhosa Stands Out in Upcoming Movie 'Coming 2 America'

South African designer, Laduma Ngxokolo's Maxhosa knitwear has been spotlighted in the exciting upcoming film 'Coming 2 America'.

Focalistic Drops 'Ke Star' Remix Featuring Davido

South African hip-hop artist Focalistic has officially released the highly anticipated 'Ke Star' remix featuring Davido.

Muzi Set to Premiere Live Cave Performance

South African musician Muzi has announced the premiere of his special performance live from the Clarence caves in the Free State.

Mr Eazi Releases the Highly-Anticipated ‘Something Else’ EP

This release follows the Nigerian pop star's latest single "The Don."