Featured

Audio: Malawi Producer Atu's Future RnB

Listen to Malawi/Ann Arbor producer Atu's hazy future RnB album "Pictures On Silence" and watch a highly-stylized video for "The Duo" featuring Sango.


Malawi producer Atu constructs some ethereal (and of-the-time) beats peppered with pitched-up female RnB vocal samples and layers of reverb-ed kicks. The 20-year-old Ann-Arbor based beatsmith just dropped the hazy wonderland 10-track Pictures On Silence LP on Soulection, which you can stream/buy in full below. In addition, watch a highly-stylized black-and-white video for album standout "The Duo" featuring Sango.

Popular
Photo by Oupa Bopape/Gallo Images via Getty Images

AKA's Music Career Faces A Crisis Amidst Investigations Around Anele Tembe's Death

South African rapper AKA announced a cessation of all activities with Cruz Vodka. This, following the abuse allegations that have emerged during the investigations of his fiancée Anele Tembe's death.

South African rapper AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes, is reportedly in the process of brand evaluation. This, after the rapper publicly announced a temporary break regarding promotions with the New York-based vodka company, Cruz Vodka. The statement coincides with the ongoing investigations surrounding Anele Tembe's death, and a widely circulated video showing AKA allegedly attempting to break down a door to enter his fiancé's room.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

popular.

Nigeria's DJ Spinall Adds 6lack On The New 'Sere' Remix

American artist 6lack joins Nigerian Afropop singer Fireboy DML in bringing additional magic to DJ Spinall's remix of the single 'Sere'.