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December 2 2014

From Okayafrica. Tue Dec 2 2014, 18:17:41

While summer has waved deuces this year for us here in the US, it's only heating up in South Africa, where rapper AKA recently dropped the visuals for his hit keep reading »

The post AKA, Burna Boy, JR, & Da LES Throw a House Party In 'All Eyes On Me' appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Tue Dec 2 2014, 17:15:27

Angolan/London producer Nazar (fka Nazareth) presents a dark, industrial and aggressive interpretation of kuduro in his 3-track Nihil EP. Nazar's tracks take the Angolan genre's percussive rhythms and filter keep reading »

The post Nazar Introduces 'Rough Kuduro,' A Dark & Aggresive Take On The Angolan Genre appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Tue Dec 2 2014, 16:41:43

Photo: © Lennart Malmer Lauryn Hill has lent her voice to the new documentary film Concerning Violence: Nine Scenes From the Anti-Imperialism Self-Defense, which covers keep reading »

The post Lauryn Hill Narrates Frantz Fanon-Inspired Documentary On Anti-Imperialism, 'Concerning Violence' appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Tue Dec 2 2014, 13:20:14

In a recent episode of The Getaway, Esquire Network's new travel series, Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def takes in the sounds, sights, and tastes of Marrakesh, Morocco. keep reading »

The post Yasiin Bey Hears Gnawa Music And Takes A Late Night Stroll In Morocco appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Tue Dec 2 2014, 13:02:23

It's been more than two years since Luc Vermeer and Sebastian Zanasi's Cape Town production duo Christian Tiger School released their outstanding hip-hop beat zen keep reading »

The post Christian Tiger School Preview Unreleased Beats In Sonar 2014 Cape Town Mix appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Tue Dec 2 2014, 10:13:27

In anticipation of Festival au Desert, the Malian concert that will make its return in 2015, ngoni pioneer Bassekou Kouyate shares this new single and its accompanying keep reading »

The post Ngoni Master Bassekou Kouyate Returns With 'Desert Nianafing' appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Tue Dec 2 2014, 08:00:58

This year Spoek Mathambo and "bacardi house" founder DJ Spoko joined forces on Fantasma, their new five-man South African "superband" alongside Cape Town psych-guitarist André keep reading »

The post Spoek Mathambo & DJ Spoko Star In The Most Mystical Video Of The Year With Fantasma's 'Eye Of The Sun' appeared first on Okayafrica..

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December 1 2014

From Okayafrica. Mon Dec 1 2014, 19:56:24

Photo: Folasade Adeoso's 1953 lookbook, shot by Dex R. Jones Are you a rising culture critic? Do you love going to art exhibitions and film keep reading »

The post Apply For The Okayafrica Arts & Culture Editorial Internship appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Mon Dec 1 2014, 16:51:15

South African Mafikeng rapper Cassper Nyovest cleaned up over that weekend at the Channel O Africa Music Video Awards, held Saturday at the Nasrec Indoor keep reading »

The post Channel O's 'Video Of The Year' Winner Cassper Nyovest Releases New Diss Track, 'Beef' appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Mon Dec 1 2014, 16:38:01

THEESatisfaction, the Seattle-based experimental hip-hop/R&B duo of rapper STAS and vocalist CAT, have announced their sophomore release EarthEE, due February 24 on Sub Pop Records (that's the cover art keep reading »

The post THEESatisfaction Announce New LP + Share 'Recognition' ft. Shabazz Palaces & Erik Blood appeared first on Okayafrica..

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