AfriPOP! Socialite: Vickie Remoe

Vickie Remoe is a firecracker! She first burst on the scene through her highly entertaining, yet informative lifestyle TV show, The Vickie Remoe Show. With just the right blend of intelligence and sass, her show was a big hit considering there was nothing like it coming out of her native Sierra Leone. She has since rode that ride all the way to New York where she is currently studying at […]

 

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

 

Rapper Chosan to Kanye West: "Pay me somethin"

Not sure how closely you’ve been following this understated hip hop beef: Sierra Leonen rapper Chosan has been asking for due credit for his work on one of Kanye West‘s biggest song’s, “Diamond’s Are Forever” since 2006. This week the Bronx-based emcee and Ye settled for an undisclosed amount and full credit, making Chosan the first African artist with a platinum plaque.