Antoine Schneck | Profiles of Mali

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Headwear the world over is a meeting of protection from the environment and a manner of accessorising. These Malian models, as captured by French photographer Antoine Schneck, blur the line in their own way through the u...

Songhoy Blues’ Nick Zinner-Produced ‘Al Hassidi Terei’

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Songhoy Blues grew up with the vast influences of hip-hop, R&B, Jimi Hendrix and national idols like Ali Farka Touré. Hailing from Gao, the group were displaced from their home due to the growing unrest of early 2012...

Watch ‘Soweto Rising,’ A Mini-Doc Dialogue On Johannesburg Street Culture

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Soweto Rising is a cutting edge urban street culture film which tracks the influence of Soweto as a former “township” space on the pulse of contemporary street culture in Johannesburg. The film provides a fast paced, ...

Basement Jaxx – What A Difference Your Love Makes

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We love how this video captures the Alexandra locations of South Africa , it is a story and told brilliantly - so much we can do with love and as with Africans you know dance is how we live - it is in our blood and this ...

Songhoy Blues’ Nick Zinner-Produced ‘Al Hassidi Terei’

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Songhoy Blues grew up with the vast influences of hip-hop, R&B, Jimi Hendrix and national idols like Ali Farka Touré. Hailing from Gao, the group were displaced from their home due to the growing unrest of early 2012...

Songhoy Blues’ Nick Zinner-Produced ‘Al Hassidi Terei’

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Songhoy Blues grew up with the vast influences of hip-hop, R&B, Jimi Hendrix and national idols like Ali Farka Touré. Hailing from Gao, the group were displaced from their home due to the growing unrest of early 2012...

Okmalumkoolkat – Allblackblackkat

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Future Mfana takes us on a journey through the lens of Chris Saunders, the prolific Johannesburg-based photographer/director Saunders and self-proclaimed “demagod” Okmalumkoolkat bring Holy Oxygen I to spiritual life....

ENVY – Am I Wrong

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Another brilliant music video shot in Africa- we just really really love it , when we see a video shot somewhere in Africa , I mean besides the obvious facts like a guaranteed beautiful landscape , beautiful people, unad...

PSquare – Ejeajo [Official Video] ft. T.I.

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This new video "Ejeajo" is nothing but testament to that fact. Raising the bar a bit higher this time around, PSquare went all out to recruit one of the U.S’ hottest rappers and hitmaker, T.I. With their 6th studio album...

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No Fury like a Teenager without a cell phone Advert LOL

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Hahahahaha-I guess if you have any teenage daughters this AD will make all the sense in the world to you - even if you don't actually it does take you back to your teenage years when it was ALL ABOUT YOU ----- Very funny...

Nelson Mandela visits the Clintons at the White House

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Nelson Mandela visits the Clintons at the White House....

‘Tofo Tofo teach Beyonce “The Pantsula”- Run the World

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Dance they say  is the "Hidden Language of the Soul" (Martha Graham) – Dance in Africa is not a separate art but forms part of everyday life. Unlike many dances of the west, African dance is not detached from the live...

Lupita Nyong’o Meets Her Beauty Icon, Alek Wek

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They are both naturally beautiful and to some extent represent a different type of  beauty- different from the women who  grace music videos or cover of fashion magazines - no weaves in sight, skin as dark as cocoa- simp...

Phyno – Ghost Mode Ft. Olamide

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Dr Wangari Muta Maathai -The First Black African Woman Laureate Tribute Film

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Kenya Some months ago on one of those lazy weekends in my pyjamas there I sat - a “Couch potato” – and when you do have a lazy day you know having YOUR  remote control for your DSTV box  is all part of the Lazy code o...

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The Queen B of Africa -now watch her do her “Thing”

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Lorna spends the day with Bonang Matheba on Top Billing -   You have read our post on Bonang - now catch this young inspriation doing her thing and talking US through it all ----- If you missed our post and...

15-Year-Old Sierra Leonian with “Big Dreams” blows MIT away

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It is always interesting to read inspirational stories that come out of Africa – These days success stories are not limited to the old and elderly alone but even the young with limited life experiences are already impact...

PELE: Best Player of all Time -1000 goals at age 29

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Pele is the all-time leading scorer of the Brazil national football team and is the only footballer to be a part of three World Cup-winning squads. In 1962, his second World Cup victory, he was on the Brazilian squad at ...

GLO Nig “WHEELZ 4 MEALZ ” Advert- We Like!!

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Entrepreneurship is the action word in Africa and this Advert by Glo Nigeria truly captures this topic- sometimes opportunity isn’t  what you go out looking for , It is there in your face - You have to recognise and grab...

Burna Boy – Don Gorgon

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Once in a while comes around an artist like Burna Boy. Hard hitting the charts and delivering “Tune after Tune”, you kinda get this feeling he is not quite there yet, perhaps not given the recognition he deserves- you w...

Nigerian Duo P-Square – Personally

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Psqaure is back with another club banger -  Personally - catch phrase -"I go deal with you"...

HALF OF A YELLOW SUN : Nigeria – Nollywood’s Most Expensive Film Ever?

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Well we think so- Half of a Yellow Sun - is definitely our most anticipated movie at WAKOYO HQ for 2013 maybe even 2014.... The first time we saw this trailer - Oh thy goose bumps spread thru...Do yourself a favour , ...

DAY 1:SAFW: Gert-Johan Coetzee

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BACKGROUND Gert-Johan Coetzee, titled South African Designer of the year, debuted in 2006 as South Africa’s most promising designer. He is now a household name in the fashion industry, and internationally renowned...

Kayswitch OBIMO official Video ft D’banj

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OBIMO is Kayswitch's hit single off the DKM ALBUM ft D'banj and produced by Deevee . OBIMO meaning "My Heart" in ibo language is a blend of afro highlife beat. The video was directed by Patrick Elis. Please watch and enj...

South African “Oreo Princess”- Such a cute Ad

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Just the cutest Advert we have seen a while and it is from Oreo South Africa. If anything we are definitely Oreo addicts here and just like this cute little thing we have to break into two and start with the yummy inside...

Must watch Halls Ad – Klein Kimmie

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South Africa This is a Halls Menthol sweet Ad! It is a brilliant and funny Ad with Kimmie -Kimberly as an aspiring Rapper. Her Afrikaans accent and her lines combined totally rock this ad! My boss is like a bald ea...

Dara Ju – A short Film by Anthony Onah

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We really enjoyed the Afrinolly Short Films and think it is truly a brilliant intiative and to see such budding talent from our continet excites us -The winner of the Afrinolly Competion Anthony Onah's short film -Dar...

Ethiopia Skate | Skateboard Journey

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When you think of coffee definitely Ethiopia comes to mind , but SKATEBOARD – maybe not. Skateboarding is very popular in Ethiopia with Ethiopia Skate an organisation aimed at promoting skateboarding across the natio...

The Promise (Pt 2)

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hahahahah- Enjoyed the Part 1? - No doubt lets see what happens to Kemi - PS: Akin Okunrinboye's  "The Promise" is a 2013 MTN Afrinolly Short Film 2nd place winner- well deserved we say !...

The Weaver Bird” by Kofi Awoonor

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Kofi Awoonor, a Ghanian poet, diplomat and academic, was among the victims murdered in a terrorist attack at a shopping mall in Nairobi. Awoonor's nephew Kwame Dawes, another renowned poet, was traveling with his uncle t...

The Promise – A Short Film by Akin Okunrinboye

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What better way to start the weekend , than pop corn and an African movie :-), The story line resonates with many young African women and really women all over the world -We really enjoyed this short film -Enjoy! The ...

Big Man (NIG) – A Short Film by Julius Onah

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Short Movie: Uzoma loves playing games with his little brother, in spite of his father's warnings. And sometimes, simple games have serious consequences....

BIG GAME – Short Animated Film (SA)

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Bobo, a lonely monster, is set to spend yet another birthday alone, until a cunning hunter throws him a killer surprise party. BIG GAME is an animated short film, created by 6 students from The Animation School in Cape ...

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Antoine Schneck | Profiles of Mali

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Headwear the world over is a meeting of protection from the environment and a manner of accessorising. These Malian models, as captured by French photographer Antoine Schneck, blur the line in their own way through the u...

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