These are the women you need to read. This list of writers we feel you should get to know is by no means exhaustive, but is made up of authors we feel represent best the diversity of some cheap cialis online of the women of African descent who have taken up their pens and given us fresh perspectives. This time around, it’s woman-centred. The women on this list have written [...]
Miss Black France was recently crowned and it got me wondering – what was the point? Are we still at a point where we need to beg to be included in pageants that have been including representatives of black beauty for years now? What are side pageants such as Miss Black France offering that the bigger main competitions just aren’t? I’m of two minds about this. One is they might be [...]
Over the past eighteen months the UK urban music scene has seen the popularity of Afrobeats explode with pop music mostly from the West African region escaping its niche confines there to become the next big thing on mainstream radio and in clubs in England. These are just five moments from last year in no particular order that define the journey up until this point. 1. Azonto Craze Once a [...]
MTV will show a special edition of the iconic Hip-hop show “Yo MTV Raps” next month. We re-imagined the concept with an All-African cast, and came up with this list of names. Which other MCs would you include?
These are not just love songs. These are songs that say something about women, all of them by people of African descent. Pop the hood to check out the list and let us know what songs you would add to it.
AfriPOP! commemorates South African Women’s Day (August 9th) by highlighting 30 women who have changed the game in their respective sectors — from a new generation to the old, in politics, culture, music and business.
Forget TV, forget radio. The internet is creating viral stars everyday. And some of them are African. We rounded up 7 cyber phenomena from the last year or so. Pop the hood to see who they are, and then tell us who or what else we should know of.
What are we talking about? Madiba’s new book, Spoek Mathambo’s new deal, Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s new film, and of course, Amber Rose. Cos who isn’t? Catch up under the hood!
Kanye West signs an African artist? Michelle Obama goes to South Africa? An African Batman? There’s so much to talk about…These are 5 things you really should know about right now. Pop the hood!
A fresh crop of African fashion designers, editors and are pushing the boundaries of African style. Whether it’s in the pages of Vogue or W Magazine, or designing for a French design house, here are a few Africans who are pushing the culture forward and determining what’s hot and what’s next…(click on the pic to see more)
Mark Kaigwa, recently back from curating the Africa Animation Film Forum at CinemAfrica in Stockholm, runs us through the new frontier in African story-telling. Here are some of the groundbreaking works of African animators and a shout out to the people behind them.