Listen+Download 'Someway Bi', M.anifest's New Single

Someway Bi is the latest single from Ghanaian rapper supreme M.anifest. On this jam Fest flexes lyrical over a thumping Hip-Hop beat with an afrobeat swing served by Ghanaian producer Yung Fly. Son come his EP Apae: the price of free EP

 

 
 
 

Get up on 'Akayida', Ghana's Post-Azonto Craze

You know it’s not too late to learn the Azonto dance right? If it’s a case of two left feet, a new slightly easier spin-off of the Ghanaian dance sensation is here in the form of Akayida. Please remember it is just in jest and is just a dance! Africans love to make fun of even the most serious of things, hence why in Malawi you can find bin ladens […]

 

 
 
 

Watch 'Nadia Number', the New Video by Big in Ghana Contest Winner Bryte

Crowd-funding for startups in Africa, and more so as a means of financing music startups, is yet to prove its viability. Pim Betist, a Dutch pioneering crowd-funding evangelist (of Sell A Band fame) found this out when in 2009 he introduced the Africa Unsigned campaign which invited pledges for new African music talent from different parts of the continent and in the diaspora. The outcome was subdued and sent him […]

 

 
 
 

Watch Ghanaian MC Sarkodie's New Video Play Up Those Illuminati Rumours

Ghana’s celebrity rumour mill was all talk about Sarkodie being part of the Illuminati. I know right? Smart fella that he is, Sarkodie went and made a monster song about it. And now here’s the video shot in Dubai brandishing “Illuminati symbolism”. More fodder for the suckers!

 

 
 
 

Watch M.anifest's New Video 'Asa' Featuring Efya

From his album Immigrant Chronicles, M.anifest’s, features Efya on this song. M.anifest is up for a Channel O Musi viagra pills c Video Award in the Most Gifted Hip-hop Video category for Makaa Maka, and is also due to perform there along with the night’s expected big sweeper, Davido. Check out the full nominees cialis list here.  

 

Azonto 101 on CNN's 'Inside Africa'

Ghana-born community activitist, entrepreneur and film-maker Tonisha Tagoe talks to CNN's Errol Barnett about the dance which has now made an internet celebrity of Serbian David Vujanic. Viagra england It's part of a series in which Barnett explores the cultural links between Africa and the UK on CNN Inside Africa. You can also watch Tagoe's Azonto tutorial video below which is steady headed for 4 million hits on You Tube. zp8497586rq

 

AfriPOP! Socialite: Karen Attiah

It’s always pleasant to get a mixture of smart and sass on twitter. Karen Attiah gives you a good dose of each if you happen to follow her. This caliente  Ghanaian-American easily transitions between discussing politics and women’s rights to pop culture and sports (with a hint of wit thrown in there). If she looks somewhat familiar, she had the opportunity to interview Alicia Keys for MTV base which aired […]

 

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.

 

M.anifest - Suffer (new video)

Shot on location in Accra, Ghana, the awesome new video from M.anifest. Click the pic to watch.

 

Where to Watch African World Cup Squads in NYC

Four years in the making and the World Cup is finally upon us. You’ll be wondering where to catch a match because, let’s face it, considering that its the first time the Cup has come to Africa, yo don;t want to stay home for this experience. We’ve rounded up the best places to catch a game if you’re in NYC. Where will you be watching? South Africa Games: 6/11 @ […]

 

AfriPOP! Video: Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond on "Powder Necklace"

Ghanaian author Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond’s Powder Necklace tells the story of a young girl grappling with life, love and a plethora of cultures. The writer – whose work has appeared in TRACE, AOL , Metro, The Village Voice and more – sat down with AfriPOP! at Brooklyn’s Brownstone Books to talk about stepping out as a writer, hustling to finish her book and going to Ghana for the first time. […]

 

Wanlov Kubulor & Fifi Selah's Ghana Black Stars tribute track: Winning Team

Nigeria’s coach Shaibu Amodu had some explaining to do after  Ghana Black Stars’ Asamoah Gyan’s goal – the only one the entire match – cost the Super Eagles a place in the finals of the Africa Cup of Nations. We’ve been spoiled rotten with the few weeks of the finest in African football. No idea how it will all turn out when Ghana and two time defending champions Egypt face […]

 

AfriPOP! Style Muse: Estelle

We can only imagine what the ever stylish Senegalese/Granadian/British lovely Estelle had on for her recent performance in the Gold Coast in Australia. Check out the AfriPOP! style file, courtesy of Polyvore.com Wishing all you AfriPOP! lovelies and gents a golden New Year.

 

MP3: Blitz the Ambassador "Dying to Live" feat. John Forte

Blitz the Ambassador hooked up with John Forte during his recent live sessions for MTVU. Check out their song “Dying to Live” below and score a free download here: www.myspace.com/blitztheambassador www.johnforte.com

 

NYC Event: 3rd Annual Roots Holiday Jammy

The Roots will throwdown in NYC for their annual holiday party on December 15th at BB Kings. The show will also feature an OkayAfrica set with Blitz the Ambassador and Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew. Details below: 243 W. 42nd Street New York, NY 10 pm, rsvp to okpholiday2009@gmail.com