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TRENDING: From Hawking Bread On The Streets, Olajumoke Has Become A Model Overnight

Miracles do happen; yes, they do – such as the story of Olajumoke Orisaguna, a mother of two children who relocated from Osun state to Lagos because of hardship. A hair stylist, Jumoke began hawking bread when she got to Lagos; and that was what she was doing on the day she was “led” to the studio of […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Stella Mwangi – Identify Yourself

Having an identity crisis? Well, you listen to the wise words of Stella Mwangi aka STL, the Kenyan-Norwegian songstress turned rapper. She nicely dropped some bars on a lovely reggae beat, showcasing her versatility on her latest song, “Identify Yourself”. Stella has been around for a while and has even participated in the Eurovision singing […]

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AUDIO ALERT: Fuse ODG Ft. Shatta Wale – Laugh Out Loud

Fuse ODG is thanking his God and laughing out loud in his haters’ faces with this song. Unambiguously titled “Laugh Out Loud” aka #LOL, Fuse’s latest offering will most definitely rock 2015, like some of his other songs have rocked past years and continue to make noise all around radio and in clubs. The unsurprisingly […]

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Idris Elba Just Made History At The 2016 SAG Awards: Here’s Why

Idris Elba should not only be celebrating his double-win at the 2016 SAG Awards, but he must also raise a glass to the fact that he just made history! Not only is he the very first male to take home two SAG trophies in one night, but he is also the first black person to […]

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Gad Elmaleh: Oh My Gad

Gad Elmaleh is the most famous comedian you’ve never heard of. The Moroccan-born Frenchman has recently stepped away from a very successful career as one of France’s foremost stand-ups to start anew in the United States — performing in a language that he is still learning. Elmaleh recently mentioned on the radio (he’s on something […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Yemi Alade – Na Gode (Swahili Remix)

When this song came out, we definitely knew that it was going to be a hit. “Na Gode” was originally done in Hausa and Pidgin by the two collaborators, Nigerian Yemi Alade and Selebobo and the video now has nearly 2 million views on Youtube after just over 2 months since its release. Now to […]

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Trevor Noah Spotted On Exclusive Dating App Raya – Dubbed ‘Tinder For Celebrities’ – But Insists It’s Research For The Daily Show

The Daily Show host Trevor Noah has an active online dating profile… but before you get excited, ladies, it’s for research purposes. The South African comedian was spotted on Raya recently – an extremely exclusive dating app dubbed ‘Tinder for celebrities’. Noah’s profile popped up as a prospective match for a member of the network […]

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Rapper Mos Def Ordered To Leave South Africa In Passport Row

The American rapper best known as Mos Def has been ordered to leave South Africa within 14 days after being arrested for breaking immigration laws. Mos Def, now known as Yasiin Bey, was held at Cape Town International Airport on Thursday after trying to leave the country with unrecognised papers. The Department of Home Affairs […]

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Iman ‘Holding Up’ After Bowie’s Death, Amid Reports Cremation Has Already Taken Place

Iman is “holding up” in the wake of the death of her husband David Bowie, according to a friend. The iconic singer lost his battle with cancer on Sunday but British media are reporting that he has already been secretly cremated without friends or family present. The Mirror said there had been no plans for a […]

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Africa Music Festival Africa Oyé Announces 2016 Dates

The largest festival of African and Caribbean music and culture in the UK, Africa Oyé will take place June 18th & 19th at Sefton Park in Liverpool. Admission will be free. The fesival attracted 80, 000 patrons in 2015 across the event’s weekend and this year will be the 24th staging of the festival. It has […]

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‘Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira Set To Play Tupac’s Mom Afeni Shakur In ‘All Eyez On Me’

EXCLUSIVE: As soon as her samurai sword-swinging Michonne character entered The Walking Dead, it was clear Danai Gurira would be an actress to watch. Now, she’s gotten a major feature role: she’ll play Afeni Shakur in the Morgan Creek Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me. She joins a film that is already underway in Atlanta, […]

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In Exile, Burundian Musicians Create Out Of Crisis

Political violence has engulfed the African nation of Burundi. The U.N. Security Council has passed a resolution to try and prevent potential genocide, while refugees have been pouring into neighboring Rwanda. Among them is a group of musicians who fled their homes without any instruments. (Listen To The Story) Bertrand Ninteretse is a Burundian video […]

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