Events

Livestream: Young Fathers In Johannesburg

Tune in to Okayafrica.com on Friday, February 27, beginning at 1:30pm EST, to watch Young Fathers perform live from Johannesburg.


Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers are in South Africa this week on a two-city tour hosted by SA beats platform Weheartbeat and Cape Town’s Assembly Radio, in partnership with the British Council Connect ZA and Okayafrica. The Scottish / Liberian / Nigerian trio are bringing their apocalyptic pop to King Kong in Johannesburg on Friday, February 27, and then to Cape Town's The Assembly on Saturday, February 28.

Tune in Friday, February 27, beginning at 1:30pm EST, to watch Young Fathers live in Johannesburg with LAW, Card On Spokes, Mashayabhuqe KaMamba, Okmalumkoolkat, BIG FKN GUN, A Million Things, Just Themba, and Symatics. The stream is hosted by Siyabonga "Scoop" Ngwekazi and Lebogang "Nova" Masango.

For more on Young Fathers, listen to "Rain Or Shine," the first single off their forthcoming sophomore album, 'White Men Are Black Men Too' (out April 7 on Big Dada).

Music

The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Femi Kuti, RIMON, Joeboy, Makhalanjalo, Tayc 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.

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