Afrobeats Artists May Want to Reconsider a Chris Brown Co-sign After This Recent News
As Chris Brown’s deals with another questionable incident with the LAPD, should afrobeats arists continue to associate their music with him?
Ayo Jay’s New Video for ‘Your Number’ Is an Intertextual Masterpiece
Its original release dates back to 2013, three years before America was ready for the melange of Caribbean and African sounds that crowd the charts today.
Here’s What Went Down When House of Vans Came to Johannesburg
7 Times South African Women Have Made History This Century
Messages of Solidarity to the Young Black Girls Protesting Against Racist Hair Policies in South Africa
Eight South Africans discuss the protests against racist hair policies at the Pretoria High School for Girls.
‘Tuko Macho’: The Slick Kenyan Crime Series You Need to Be Watching
An interview with the makers of the new Kenyan web series Tuko Macho about vigilantes in Nairobi. Watch it online.
Meet Buhle Ngaba, the South African Storyteller Helping Young Black Girls Find Their Voice
Chaos in Harare as Police and Demonstrators Face Off at Electoral Reform Protest
Zimbabwe’s whispers of discontent are growing louder. Zinyange Auntony takes us inside Friday’s electoral reform protest in Harare.
This Year’s Chale Wote Street Art Festival Shows It’s Getting Bigger and Better
Ghanaian photographer Ofoe Amegavie takes Okayafrica inside Accra’s Chale Wote Street Art Festival 2016 through his lens.
Tarnished Glory: Kenya’s Sporting Nightmare
Kenyan athlete’s managed to win a record number of medals at Rio 2016 despite a complete breakdown at the administrative level.
Blinky Bill of Just A Band Returns With a Dance EP and Nightmarish Music Video
Blinky Bill shares the 5-track ‘We Cut Keys While You Wait’ EP and a brand new music video.
Afropreneurs: Meet Xiomara Rosa-Tedla Behind Handmade Ethiopian Leather Bag Line UnoEth
In this third installment, Okayafrica speaks with Xiomara Rosa-Tedla, co-founder of father-daughter business, UnoEth, specializing in high-quality, handmade leather goods sourced from Ethiopia.
The Top 10 Davido Songs
While we wait on ‘The Baddest,’ we thought we’d sort through Davido’s countless hits and compile his 10 best songs.