Does Trevor Noah Care About African-Americans? (+ Video)

Trevor Noah, the young South African comedian who has built his stock in trade on telling uncomfortable jokes about race, was great on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last week. If I want to tell someone I admire them, but then slap them afterwards, like he did, this would be my time to do it. He made us laugh, and he made us proud. He almost didn’t embarrass us. […]

 

AfriPOP! Socialite: Kobby Graham

A self-proclaimed global citizen, Kobby Graham has been spouting his critical knowledge of music and other knick-knacks in his blog Kobby Graham for a second. Check out the dynamic DJ, writer and lecturer – this week’s AfriPOP! Socialite.

 

Get to Know: Director of Sundance Award-winning Feature Film "Pariah", Dee Rees

A rousing success at the 2011 Sundance and Toronto Film Festivals, ‘Pariah’ is the feature-length expansion of writer/director Dee Rees’ award-winning 2007 short film ‘Pariah’. Spike Lee is among the feature’s executive producers. Luso Mnthali spoke to Dee

 

Vogue Names Oroma Elewa 'Rising Style Star of 2011'

The high-fashion glossy crowns Nigerian-born editor Oroma Elewa one of it’s style stars of 2011.

 

AfriPOP! Socialite: Kate Bomz

AfriPOP! socialite is a weekly feature that introduces you to the internet’s socially prominent Africans. Meet Tanzanian-born Kathleen Bomani, a social media maven in her own right.

 

Forbes Releases 'Africa's 40 Richest' List

Forbes Magazine has taken it famous wealthiest list to the continent and released their inaugural ‘Africa’s 40 Richest.’ Here’s what we learned.

 

Arise Editor Helen Jennings Talks 'New African Fashion'

“I love the fact that [African fashion] is not afraid to be itself. It’s very bold and brave,” says Arise Magazine editor Helen Jennings on her new book, ‘New African Fashion.’

 

Prince Charles in Soweto

As COP17 kicks off and the Climate Train eventually rolls into Durban, after its journey across South Africa, we hope that the leaders sitting at this conference finally realise their purpose.

 

A Blog We Love: Africa Fashion Guide

“Maybe more designers are becoming more responsible and aware in their sourcing or it has become a major trend to source and produce in Africa. Either way the African designers are also making a stand…” Jacqueline Shaw breaks down ethical fashion, and her hot new site African Fashion Guide.

 

Get to Know: Nigerian-American Designers, William Okpo

There are so many reasons to heart Nigerian-American designer duo, Darlene and Lizzy Okpo…

 

South African Film 'State Of Violence' Trailer

‘State of Violence’ is about two generations of men who cannot articulate their emotions, who don’t take responsibility for lives, and use violence as a way of resolving issues. But ultimately both learn about forgiveness. Watch the trailer and get the movie opening date under the hood

 

Tasti : 'Magic Carpet' featuring IBK Spaceboi (Audio)

Fresh new Naija Hip-hop by Tasti. Hear it first on your favourite site for the hottest global African sounds. The stuff we like, anyway.

 

Brandy In Nigeria, Talks D'Banj, African Inspiration, Possible Collabos (Video)

Brandy went to kick it in Nigeria for the Project Fame concert, also featuring local lad gone global D’Banj. Click to check out her video interview with Flytime

 

AfriPOP! Partners With Film Africa Festival

Over 50 African films including 15 UK premieres, discussions and live music performances at the Film Africa festival happening in London next month. AfriPOP! is a proud media partner so expect frequent heads up on some quality cinema.

 

Jennifer Hudson's 'Winnie' Poster Revealed

Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard share a romantic moment on a newly released poster for ‘Winnie’.