Get to Know: Cameroonian-Born Singer, and Prince Protegee, Andy Allo

Andy Allo has the underground music scene buzzing with expectancy. And that she has the pedigree to live up to the hype, both genetically and professionally, adds fuel to the fire. Born in Cameroon, her mother taught her to play the piano at the young age of seven with music playing a large role in her childhood. “I came out of my mother’s womb singing,” says singer and Prince protegee, […]

 

Why SXSW Matters to Africa (and Vice-Versa)

(Editor’s Note: this piece focuses strictly on SXSW music though many of the topics discussed can be applied to other parts of the festival. Photo taken from Society HAE‘s Africa or Bust! Content. Monetization. Opportunity panel. So AfriPOP! is covering SXSW!  yippee-da-dooo If you are like a majority of our readers, then you are not in Austin for the weeks-long festival, and you are wondering why you should care. It […]

 

AfriPOP! presents #Africalibations - A SXSW Happy Hour

We hear there are quite a few Africans and Afrophiles milling around SXSW this week! We want to find you. We’ve stepped in and want everyone to meet up with hopes of forging connections that will lead to future collaborations and unite over some libations on Wednesday, March 13 The event is hosted by AfriPOP!’s Paula Rogo (@paularogo) and Kate viagra generic Bomani (@katebomz) RSVP here and we’ll see you […]

 

What I Wore This Week: Rosemary Kokuhilwa

Rosemary Kokuhilwa in a New York based fashion stylist repping Tanzania. Through her blog, Fashion Junkii, she covers whats hot in fashion with photographic splashes here and there of her own elegant style. While not styling shoots, Rosemary is  the style director of Prajje 1983 and co-founder/chairman of Global Fashion New York Inc, an organization that uses fashion as a platform to advocate for human rights. She does it all […]

 

What I Wore This Week: Saada Ahmed

So as successful as “Today I wore” turned out with Joy Adaeze and Terence Sambo, we had to chop and screw it up a lil to get the final result we wanted. So we’ve changed the feature into “What I wore this week” where every Friday, we’ll bring all that stylish goodness in one punchy, self-contained and concise round-up of looks and styles from every day of the week gone […]

 

AfriPOP! Today I wore: Terence Sambo of One Nigerian Boy (Day 5)

“AfriPOP! Today I wore”: For five days, our fashion junkie of the week will showcase what they wore going about in their daily lives; from a work day to a night out on the town! We are highlighting the fashion-forward, eclectic styles of those that look beyond brand names to focus on a personal style and aesthetic. If you know even an inkling about the modern African fashion scene today, […]

 

Mpho Skeef: Fresh out the box

Last I spoke to Mpho Skeef she had an independently released EP called Documented in the cut. For three whole years to have passed and for there to be this much buzz upon her return is unheard of. Clearly it was time away well spent for the 33-year-old who got hitched, popped a second child and got on with constructing POP Art, her debut disc, which is one out of […]