Vote For Your Favourite African Artists at MTV Europe Music Awards

MTV Europe announces a new category for the winning with a slew of familiar African names. Pop the hood and rock your vote.


AfriPOP! x MTV Base & DSTV Give-Away

On Friday 10 June 2011 Joburg revellers can party it up at Brand:New vs Spanking New, an exclusive one-off night hosted at Hush club featuring SA Hip-hop veterans going head to head with the brightest star in the country’s house music scene. Tumi and The Volume and Zake Batwini are the unmissable main events for an evening you don’t wanna miss. Pop the hoods to win tickets.


MTV Movie Awards' First Ever Best African Movie Category - Watch The Nominee Trailers

In a move we have to say we never saw coming, MTV made the announcement that their will be a new addition to the MTV Movie Award categories up for nomination – The Best African Movie Award. Get the full details and watch their trailers under the hood


Kenna and celeb mates clear Kilimanjaro + new song Turn

With Ethiopian-born American singer Kenna at the helm, a band of celebrities including Jessica Biel, Lupe Fiasco, Santigold, Isabel Lucas and Emile Hirsch, have recently completed a successful climb of Africa’s highest mountain, Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro. It was all part of the Summit on The Summit campaign, a bid to bring awareness to the global clean water crisis which affects over 1 billion people all over the world. Go to Kenna’s […]


New MTV Staying Alive Series “Shuga”

MTV’s Staying Alive campaign is aimed at educating young adults around the world about HIV prevention without all the statistical jargon. Part of the campaign includes the creation of Ignite Kenya, a program designed to change attitudes about sexual behavior in Kenya and surrounding countries. We’re into their new drama “Shuga.” Set in Nairobi, “Shuga” tells the tale of a group of university students living life with the looming threat […]


MTV's ex-"Super Sixteen-ers" exiled to Kenya and Morocco

Oh boy… Admit it, you watch MTV’s “My Super Sweet Sixteen” (shout to Teyana Taylor) if only to wonder at all the luxuries today’s 16 year olds enjoy. Well the geniuses (ahem!) over at MTV have taken it one step further by exiling the teens to “exotic” locales like Morocco and Kenya, where life is supposedly anything but easy. I’ll admit I saw an episode last night and I kinda […]