Video

Okayafrica's Top 15 Music Videos of 2015

From clips that highlight the migrant crisis to female empowerment anthems, see our picks for the Top African Music Videos of 2015.


The top African music videos of 2015 had a distinctly political bent to them. From the migrant crisis to the conflict in northern Mali, to issues of misrepresentation, gender equality and institutionalized racism—our favorite videos of the year were the ones that felt the most urgent.

Our picks include Aina More’s female empowerment anthem, groundbreaking representations of the continent from Petite Noir and Baloji, Inna Modja’s ode to Malick Sidibé, Stromae’s animated critique of social media and many, many more. Check out our list of the most captivating music videos of 2015, below, listed in no particular order.

Top Albums of the Year | Top 15 Songs of the Year | 20 Best South African Hip-Hop Songs of 2015

Next Page
Music
Photo courtesy of the artist

The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Simi, Stromae, Sarkodie, Diamond Platnumz, Rema, Tiwa Savage, Mayorkun and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

popular.

Wekafore Releases Fela Kuti Inspired Collab With Daily Paper

The one-of-a-kind 'The Spirit Don't Die' capsule collection celebrates African heritage and a hope for a brighter future.