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New Merchandise In The Okayafrica Store!


We've added new items in the Okayafrica store straight from the continent! Check out the super versatile kikoi scarves from Kenya (Ahmed rocks it above), beaded Zulu necklaces (Dina rocks them below) uniquely crafted by the hands of women in the KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa, and our favorite carry-all tote, also handmade by "Mnandi Design" in Cape Town, South Africa (Mnandi is "nice" in Xhosa) with wax fabrics imported from all over West Africa. If you're tryna brighten your wardrobe for summer, these accessories are essential. Just sayin. Enter the store here

While you're in the store check out all the amazing new photos we've curated featuring an awesome cast of NY- based musicians and artists including soul king Bilal, songstress Maya Azucena, Afi McClendon from the cast of FELA! on Broadway, Bajah from Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew, Ahmed Gallab of Sinkane fame, Tiombe Lockhart, vocalist from Cubic ZirconiaScheme and Andre Oswald from Old Money Massive, OKA's own Killakam, renaissance woman Dina Satti, and photo man Cochrane Williams.  The Okayplayer store has added new merchandise too! Check out their new wares here.

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The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Black Sherif, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, M3NSA x M.anifest, and more.

As the summer winds down releases have slowed down just a tad, but it's nothing to fear because a number of our Ghanaian music faves are in album mode, and it's only a matter of time before they let loose! In the meantime the rest of our faves have been steady dishing out that fire, making for another month of dope releases. Want the scoop? Check out the best Ghanaian songs of the month below!

Follow our GHANA WAVE playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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The 7 Best East African Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Nandy, Juicee Mann, Alikiba, Diamond Platnumz and more.