Download Okayafrica Radio x Radio Lily w/ Chief Boima [7.6.13]

Download the second Okayafrica Radio x Radio Lily w/ African music DJ Chief Boima.

Just like we promised, the second stream of Okayafrica Radio X Radio Lily w/ resident DJ, Chief Boima is up and ready for ya’ll to groove to. In case you missed it, Chief Boima tore it up, covering the whole globe as he mixed in everything from South African house to Parisian grooves influenced by the motherland. Make sure you tune in this Saturday 7/13 from 8-10PM EST to hear what Okayafrica Radio X Radio Lily will move you with next!


Photo: Courtesy of Saphir Niakadie

Meet Four Women Pushing Ivorian Art Forward Through Photography

These young and emerging female photographers from Côte d'Ivoire are shaking up Abidjan's art scene.

There's been a tremendous amount of awe-inspiring art coming from the African continent lately. Photography is no exception. It is one of the most powerful tools used in changing the way in which the West perceives Africa and its diaspora and perhaps the reason why contemporary photography is thriving.

The female gaze is paramount to the way in which the aforementioned visual stories are told and the female photographers here are using their camera lenses to give us glimpses of lands, peoples, histories, and futures unknown. Their individual experiences and perspectives are widening the scope of what is believed to be Côte d'Ivoire. Within the country's capital, Abidjan, there's a creative scene that seems to have sprawled up out of nowhere yet is so rich in its offerings.

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