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Okayafrica TV: Old Money in NYC

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We linked up with the Old Money duo at a converted midtown studio their boy, multimedia artist Mega, had transformed. Scheme and Andre Oswald talked about their pan-continental influences — kids in favelas, South African townships, kuduro, kwaito — and performed a cassette tape-player backed rendition of their Jamaican flavored jam "Ackee & Saltfish."

Video shot by Yves F. Wilson. Edited by Andrew Flynn.

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Ghana Jollof and These Other Things Are 'Not Okay' According to Tekno in Our New Video

We ask Tekno what he thinks of the jollof wars, Manchester United and Drake in our new video series OKAY / NOT OKAY.

In our new OkayAfrica TV series OKAY / NOT OKAY, we ask our favorites artists, celebs and personalities what they think about, basically, any subject that pops into our heads.

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Ballet & Ndombolo: Baloji's Beautiful Kinshasa Dance

Baloji and dancer Jolie Ngemi bring their hypnotizing, Kinshaha-born dance to Fondation Cartier's "Congo Kitoko" exhibition.

Congolese songwriter and producer Baloji took part of Fondation Cartier's "Congo Kitoko" exhibition last year.

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Aewon Wolf Preaches Subversion and Freethinking in His New Album ‘The Return’

Aewon Wolf releases 'The Return' after a two-year hiatus.

Aewon Wolf has always preferred to sprinkle some pop in his hip-hop, as can be heard in his previous releases. His latest project, The Return, his first in two years, boasts some pop-leaning songs like "Thando Lwami," "Something Special," "Cool Kids" and others are all glazed in the customary top 40 chart sheen through the use of glossy synths and pads alongside other contraptions.

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The 9 Best Afropop Songs About Lagos

Featuring city odes from Kizz Daniel, Wizkid, Teni, Maleek Berry, M.I Abaga, Brymo and more.

The best afropop songs about Lagos, Nigeria's most populous city, are as much about the city as a whole as they are about select areas of special importance to individual artists.

Read on for our selection of The 9 Best Afropop Songs About Lagos. Listed in no particular order.

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