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Chopstix on Crafting Burna Boy’s Biggest Hit "Last Last"

We spoke with Chopstix, one of Nigeria’s most in-demand producers, about his career and working on Burna Boy's smash 'Love, Damini' album.

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Damilare Kuku on How Real Life Inspired Her Hit Novel ‘Nearly All The Men in Lagos Are Mad’

OkayAfrica spoke to author Damilare Kuku about her salient breakout novel ‘Nearly All The Men in Lagos Are Mad.’

Arts + Culture

How a Kampala-Based Studio is Bringing More Women into the Mix

A handful of young women producers in Kampala is honing their skills and encouraging other women to enter the usually male-dominated world of music production.

Art

Here Are 9 of the Most Striking Ghanaian Album Covers

We talk to the artists behind the cover artworks for M.anifest, Efya, FOKN Bois, Darkovibves, and more.

Interview

Reverb360 & Otarel Make Music That Attempts To Leave No One Behind

On their new project 'R&O', South African producer-rapper duo Reverb360 and Otarel's diverse backgrounds help them in prioritising inclusivity.

Interview

Interview: JAE5 Is Crafting London's Distinct Diasporic Sound

We talk to the buzzing producer about his Grammy win alongside Burna Boy, his work with J Hus and the ever-looming influence of Ghana.

Music

Interview: Amarafleur Has Stopped Caring

With the release of her debut EP '... And Then I Stopped Caring', South African R&B and soul singer Amarafleur signals a newfound self-confidence in her music.

Interview

Interview: Terri Is Stepping Out of the Shadows

We talk to the Wizkid-signed artist about the story behind the massive hit "Soco" and his latest Afro Series EP.

Interview

Interview: CKay Wants to Be Africa's 'Boyfriend'

We talk to the rising Nigerian artist about his new Boyfriend EP, his career and the influences that shaped his futuristic sound.

News Brief

Burna Boy, Tinariwen, Michael Kiwanuka & More Nominated For 2021 Grammy Awards

The Nigerian star and Tuareg band are nominated in the newly named Best Global Music Album category.

Interview

Interview: TOBi Is Making Unapologetic Soul Music

We talk to the Nigerian-Canadian artist about his latest project ELEMENTS, his creative process, mental health and more.

Interview

Interview: Reekado Banks Is Coming For Everything

We talk to the Nigerian star about 2020, his latest Off the Record EP, and what his aims are for the future.

Audio

The 10 Best HHP Songs Ranked

On the second anniversary of HHP's passing, we rank 10 of the South African hip-hop legend's best songs.

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Interview: Aymos Brings Soulful Vocals and Substance to Amapiano

South African vocalist Aymos aims to bridge the gap between Afro-pop and amapiano.

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Interview: Simi Is Taking Risks

Nigerian star Simi talks about the successes & risks of this year, her thoughts on the #EndSARS protests, and how her husband, Adekunle Gold, inspired Restless II.

These Women Are Breaking Boundaries In Nigeria's Creative Spaces

We speak to five women about their work and contributions to Nigerian society & creative spaces, despite their patriarchal nature.

Watch AKA’s Feel Good Live Sessions Set

Supa Mega's the latest artist to grace the Feel Good Live Sessions stage.

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Watch Langa Mavuso’s Soothing Performance on JR's Feel Good Live Sessions

Langa Mavuso is the latest artist to grace the Feel Good Live Sessions stage.