7 African Internet Sensations

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.

 

VIDEO: "Makmende," Kenya's Just A Band

The folks over at ARCADE 44 and Akwaaba Music were kind enough to send us a video interview they recently did with Kenya’s Just a Band, the group behind Kenya’s first viral video “Ha-He.” Check it out: Just A Band (Kenya) – “Ha-He” with Makmende from Akwaaba Music on Vimeo. Wait, there’s more: Get to Know: Tinashe// Get To Know: Iyadede// Goapele Talks New Album: “Milk and Honey”