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August 29 2014

From Okayafrica. Fri Aug 29 2014, 14:13:24

The fourth edition of West Africa's largest independent public arts festival, the Chale Wote Street Art Festival was held in Accra this past weekend. An keep reading »

The post Accra's Chale Wote Street Art Festival Takes Over Jamestown [Gallery] appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Fri Aug 29 2014, 13:13:06

Nigerian star twins P-Square take a heavily 70s pop route in their latest track "Ejeajo," the third single to see the light of day from keep reading »

The post Watch P-Square's ATL-to-Lagos Video For 'Ejeajo' ft. T.I. appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Fri Aug 29 2014, 13:06:01

Right after the unrivalled coup of K.O.'s KiD X-assisted single "Caracara" (which opened up Spoek Mathambo's Cava The Combo SA rap mix), South African hip-hop keep reading »

The post Cashtime Life Double Shot: Ma-E's 'uGOGO' + KiD X's 'Pass n Special' appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Fri Aug 29 2014, 11:24:11

Mashayabhuqe KaMamba is the Durban-born, Johannesburg-based founder of Digital Maskandi, a rising genre that blends traditional Zulu folk (aka Maskandi) vocals with trappy Future Mzansi keep reading »

The post Download Maskandi Trap Lord Mashayabhuqe KaMamba's 'TRVPMVSKV (Impendulo kaBaba)' appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Fri Aug 29 2014, 10:00:12

It may come as no surprise that the label housing the funk of Vaudou Game is Hot Casa Records, the Paris-based afro soul and tropical keep reading »

The post Vaudou Game Are Bringing Togolese Vodun Funk To Hot Casa appeared first on Okayafrica..

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August 28 2014

From Okayafrica. Thu Aug 28 2014, 15:15:44

Lalesso recently showcased their first ever resort collection Sultan's Parade at Cape Town Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015. The exclusively summer label, which was recently nominated for this year's Kenya Fashion keep reading »

The post Lalesso Unveils Resort Collection 2015 appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Thu Aug 28 2014, 14:00:39

Earlier this month we premiered a Drake freestyle from rising South African rapper and Well$ collaborator Sipho The Gift. Kimberley born and Stellenbosch based, Sipho touched down keep reading »

The post Sipho The Gift 'Somewhere' [Premiere] appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Thu Aug 28 2014, 13:22:10

Cover design by Underdog. Clap! Clap! is an electronic project from Italian producer Cristiano Crisci that blends African field recordings and samples with eclectic drum programming keep reading »

The post AFRICA IN YOUR EARBUDS #55: CLAP! CLAP! appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Thu Aug 28 2014, 11:40:45

The Only Way is Up for emerging talent Awol Erizku after debuting his photo, sculpture, and installation exhibition at the Hasted Kraeutler Gallery in New York keep reading »

The post Awol Erizku Gives The Great Art Masters 21st Century Updates In 'The Only Way is Up' appeared first on Okayafrica..

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August 27 2014

From Okayafrica. Wed Aug 27 2014, 18:57:09

Ibeyi, made up of Cuban-born, Paris-based twin sisters Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz, is an electronic doom soul duo who are forging a new spiritual sound keep reading »

The post Introducing French Afro-Cuban Twin Sisters Ibeyi & Their Yoruba Doom Soul appeared first on Okayafrica..

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