Nneka breaks down what’s gone into making her big American debut album in a 3-part video series. We are amped!
Money can’t buy you everything. Not even abundant 50 Cent money. He wouldn’t let Hollywood have the title of his most acclaimed book for a million dollars. Why do you think that is? Luso weighs in on the possibilities.
Did Beyonce do things “the right way”? First marriage, then baby. Here’s why African mum’s are loving her right now.
He’s getting ready. We’re patiently waiting!
Clothes good enough to eat? That’s the idea behind South African fashion designer Thulare Monareng’s new retail space based along Cape Town’s lively Long Street.
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.
Support Invisible Children, a social, political and global movement using the transformative power of story to change lives. They have teamed up with The Very Best to conceptualise limited tees. Cop them and free remixed downloads from TVB’s Super Mom mixtape.
Can you imagine a Sengalese-American Liz Lemmon running 30 Rock? Indie filmmaker Issa-Rae has tapped into the dialogue of millions of black women, creating, writing, directing, producing and starring in the huge viral success that is The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl.
AfriPOP! chats with Paris-based Nigerian vocalist Asa who has, in ‘Beautiful Imperfection’, one of the most enjoyable pop records out there. If you’re in South Africa next month you can catch her at the Arts Alive Festival. Pop the hood for the interview and more details.
The opener for Nneka’s forthcoming album is as politically gully as ever. We love it. Watch the new video under the cut.
Here are 5 videos by African artists from the diaspora that we can’t stop watching. Click on pic for more…
This video makes London look pretty. Lol! Ntjam Rosie is a Jazz singer we’ve been up on for a little while based in the Netherlands. Check out her brand new video for her second single off her album Elle, and see her at the North Sea Jazz Festival in September
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.