The rising popularity of Afrobeat is no news these days as mainstream American (and European) music industries have caught on. But more and more, artists are finding new and creative ways to reinvent and remix the sounds from that part of the world.
Scrolling through a polished website, popular shows like An African City and Girl Going Places flash across the screen. Now, from the comfort of your home from San Francisco to New York, movies like Adera or A Soweto Love Story are but a fingertip away.
I've been waiting to see this day for 15 years -- and in some ways, my whole life. I've loved history ever since I was a little boy. Growing up in the oppressive shadow of Jim Crow, my teachers would ask me to cut out
Its no secret that TIWA Savage is promiscuous with her smiles. Her debut album asked” RED” and we immediately learned that versatile full soprano was a magnificent writer whose comfort onstage matched her considerable musical skill, but it was her oven-warm smile that really told
Teju Cole is part of a new generation of African writers taking the literary world by storm.Teju’s works are primarily character-driven, interweaving the background of her native Nigeria, bread in America and social and political events into the narrative.
While his latest work Known and Strange
Fashionistas far and wide are gearing up for the fourth edition of African Fashion Week Toronto (AFWT). One of the city’s most anticipated fashion events, presented by the Fashion Ready Foundation, AFWT brings together student and high fashion designers, fashion industry professionals, and attendees looking
African dance and music have certainly evolved over the years. The traditional African dance is gradually making way for more modern dance moves. In Africa, the African dance transformation seems to be happening among Nigerians; and now, Nigeria’s film industry is making history with the
On June 23, the Supreme Court announced a disappointing 4-4 ruling in the U.S. vs Texas case determining whether President Obama's 2014 immigration relief programs can go into effect. A tied decision from the Supreme Court means that the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans
From July 7th-10th 2016, Pan-African media company, Face2Face Africa will honor pan-African achievement at the 5th year anniversary of Pan-African Weekend. Themed The Year of Gold, this year’s festivities will include a private VIP reception, a networking mixer, the F.A.C.E. List Awards, and a closing