Sowore, the organizer of Nigeria's #RevolutionNow protests, was detained by armed officers, once again, in court on Friday.
Wizkid treats fans to new songs featuring Chronixx, DJ Tunez and more—just ahead of 2020.
Here's the full list of inductees of the South African Hip Hop Museum's Hennessy Wall of Fame.
Looks like the Nigerian star's massive hit is getting yet another re-up.
The students and table tennis players were in Croatia for a tournament when they were picked up by police and sent to a refugee camp in neighboring Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Lupita Nyong'o took home 'Best Lead Actress' for her role in 'Us' while Mati Diop's 'Atlantics' won 'Best First Film'.
The popular YouTuber posted a video wherein he criticizes King Mohammed VI—an inviolable law according to the kingdom's constitution.
The 'African Giant' delivers another memorable late night appearance.
"Fetch Your Life" by Prince Kaybee and Msaki was the most Shazamed song of 2019 in South Africa.
The first Black woman to win the literary prize, the BBC causally refers to Bernardine Evaristo as just 'another author'.
The renowned Malian singer performed her song 'Nterini' complete with an unforgettable guitar solo.
"Mike Tyson is a song for champions, pathfinders and trail blazers," Darkovibes' team says of the single and Accra-shot video.
OkayAfrica's guide to must-see events during South Africa's festive season.
In this exclusive interview, Kely Nascimento-DeLuca shares the story behind filming Warriors of a Beautiful Game in Tanzania, Brazil and other countries.
The buzzing South African singer breaks down her provocative & empowering new 4-song EP.
The DMV-based artist speaks with OkayAfrica about the themes in her work, collaborating with major brands, and how her Ethiopian heritage informs her work.
Featuring tracks from Harmonize, Diamond Platnumz, Sauti Sol, Irene Ntale, Ethic, Vanessa Mdee and many more.
Come see the critically acclaimed play followed by afterparties presented by OkayAfrica and Okayplayer
Featuring K.O, Fatoumata Diawara, Burna Boy, Harmonize, Darkovibes x Runtown, Shatta Wale and more
The musical portion of Art X Lagos featured standout performances from some of Nigeria's most promising rising acts like Lady Donli, WurLD, BUJU and more.
We chat to South African rapper JimmyWiz about his debut album, Accordin' to Jim.
The London-based artist blends future R&B, vogue house and the avant-garde with commentary on the dystopia of modern life.
The artist discussed his new album 'A Good Time' and changing perceptions of Africa through music with Melanin Unscripted founder Amarachi Nwosu.
The talented illustrator and street artist produced three unique designs for Nike's iconic Air Force 1 Low sneaker collection.
The 19-year-old model spoke about the need for increased representation in the fashion world during her acceptance speech.
The British-Ghanaian rapper says although Jay-Z is brilliant, it wasn't the right song for the two to work on together.
Amapiano frontrunner Kabza De Small tops the list of the most streamed South African artists on Spotify in SA.
The yearly art fair, now showing at Miami Art Week/Art Basel Miami Beach tackles 'Love In the Time of Hysteria,' with works by artists from across the diaspora.
The Ghanaian rapper talks to us about seamlessly blending afrobeats & hip-hop in The Gamble and working with the likes of Burna Boy, Simi and more.
The self-described 'King of African Dancehall' comes through with a new single and music video for "Time No Dey."