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October 30 2014

From Okayafrica. Thu Oct 30 2014, 16:54:20

Earlier this month, Seattle-based Ethiopian-American rapper Gabriel Teodros shared the beautifully grainy video for "Black Love." That song and several others arrived this week as Teodros' keep reading »

The post Stream Gabriel Teodros' James Baldwin-Inspired 'Evidence Of Things Not Seen' LP appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Thu Oct 30 2014, 15:53:28

Images via Jack Shainman Gallery Everyday People is an exhibition of recent works by South African artist Kay Hassan currently on display at New York's keep reading »

The post Kay Hassan's Towering Paper Constructions Inspired By Johannesburg's 'Everyday People' Are On Display In NYC appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Thu Oct 30 2014, 14:23:41

South Africa's AKA comes through with a summer hit built on a beat reminiscent of the many DJ Mustard tunes flooding the airwaves over here. For "All keep reading »

The post AKA, Burna Boy, JR & Da L.E.S Team Up In 'All Eyes On Me' appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Thu Oct 30 2014, 12:50:47

So far my village of Tokeh, in Western Sierra Leone, has not had a single suspected or confirmed case of Ebola. I believe that this keep reading »

The post 'Why One Village In Sierra Leone Remains Ebola-Free,' Resident Matthew Roberts Explains appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Thu Oct 30 2014, 11:55:32

19-year-old Johannesburg-based rapper  Sam Turpin showed great promise on his debut EP Eternal Sentiment earlier this year. The third track alone, "Alexandrie (Eternal Sentiment)," displayed Turpin's exciting keep reading »

The post Listen To JHB Rapper Sam Turpin's 'Gratuit' Ft. SA Folk Singer Lenny-Dee appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Thu Oct 30 2014, 10:00:57

"Surely we must be more than love on the run" croons Swedish/Gambian singer & songwriter Seinabo Sey in "Pistols At Dawn," the battle cry-like third single off keep reading »

The post Watch The Beautifully Dark Video For Seinabo Sey's 'Pistols At Dawn' appeared first on Okayafrica..

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October 29 2014

From Okayafrica. Wed Oct 29 2014, 19:42:53

Perhaps it's premature to start talking year-end lists. But nonetheless, Scottish / Liberian / Nigerian trio Young Fathers are undoubtedly an early frontrunner for our keep reading »

The post Young Fathers Beat FKA Twigs & Damon Albarn To Win The 2014 Mercury Prize appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Wed Oct 29 2014, 17:28:51

Diepkloof, Johannesburg's Zothile Langa, more commonly known as Solo, is a down-to-earth wordsmith whose music signals a return to hip-hop's storytelling element. With the release of "Bad" (off keep reading »

The post Johannesburg Rapper Solo Talks The State Of South African Hip-Hop appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Wed Oct 29 2014, 16:29:31

Okayafrica teamed up with Everyday People last weekend for a daylong brunch party at The DL. The NYC day turned into night as partygoers were keep reading »

The post Browse Through Photos From Our Everyday People x Okayafrica Party [Gallery] appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Wed Oct 29 2014, 12:25:05

Ghanaian children's book author Meshack Asare has been announced as the winner of the 2015 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature. The prolific author and keep reading »

The post Ghana's Meshack Asare Is First African Winner Of NSK Neustadt Children's Literature Prize appeared first on Okayafrica..

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