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October 20 2014

From Okayafrica. Mon Oct 20 2014, 17:09:37

"Habibi Taal" is the lead track off East African retro pop group Alsarah & The Nubatones' nostalgic Silt, an album crafted out of the influences keep reading »

The post Watch Alsarah & The Nubatones' Cairo-Shot Video For 'Habibi Taal' appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Mon Oct 20 2014, 16:14:56

More like a complex Lynchian short film than a traditional music video, the visual accompaniment to Shabazz Palaces' "Motion Sickness" off their recent Lese Majesty LP keep reading »

The post Watch Shabazz Palaces' Abstract 'Motion Sickness' Video appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Mon Oct 20 2014, 13:26:58

P-Square link up with Mavin Records' CEO/producer Don Jazzy for the guitar-laced "Collabo," a light and hook-filled song that sees both Nigerian star acts crooning about 'working' keep reading »

The post Download P-Square & Don Jazzy's 'Collabo' appeared first on Okayafrica..

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October 17 2014

From Okayafrica. Fri Oct 17 2014, 20:11:06

New York City's annual CMJ Music Marathon is just upon us. This year SA is represented with CMJ's very first (to our knowledge) South African keep reading »

The post CMJ South African Showcase W/ Christian Tiger School, Beatenberg & Yolanda appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Fri Oct 17 2014, 15:25:02

Sierra Leone is currently in the throes of the worst Ebola epidemic in history. Last month, in an attempt to halt the spread of the keep reading »

The post Sierra Leone Rapper Bajah On The Ebola Crisis: Too Little Too Late appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Fri Oct 17 2014, 11:46:21

Sheka Forna's op-ed, "Ebola: A Wake Up Call To Sierra Leone's Upper Class," is one of those brilliant yet rare writings emerging from the ruins keep reading »

The post The Incompetence Of Sierra Leone's Ruling Class Is Destroying Our Ability To Develop - By Augustine Sorie-sengbe Marrah appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Fri Oct 17 2014, 10:00:54

Images via Victoria Miro Gallery Last February Kenyan visual artist Wangechi Mutu gave Okayafrica a behind-the-scenes tour of her first solo museum exhibition in the keep reading »

The post Wangechi Mutu's Mystical Sirens & Serpents In London appeared first on Okayafrica..

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October 16 2014

From Okayafrica. Thu Oct 16 2014, 17:36:46

Photos via Saint Records Saint Heron impresaria Solange recently lent her talents to another editorial spread, this time a test shoot for the Danish audio company Bang and Olufsen Magazine. keep reading »

The post Solange Previews Her New Retro Spread For Bang And Olufsen appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Thu Oct 16 2014, 17:20:20

New York-based producer and DJ Kashaka presents us with his hypnotic new AFROFUTURE MIX. According to the budding beatsmith, the moniker Kashaka was inspired by a hand-held shaker given keep reading »

The post Stream Kashaka's 'AFROFUTURE MIX' appeared first on Okayafrica..

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From Okayafrica. Thu Oct 16 2014, 15:51:21

Pierre Kwenders makes unique electropop productions that blend elements of Congolese rumba (soukous) with contemporary beatwork. The Quebec-born Congolese artist, who cites Johnny Clegg and "music from keep reading »

The post Pierre Kwenders' Congolese Rumba-Inspired Electropop In 'Mardi Gras' [Premiere] appeared first on Okayafrica..

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