Arieta Mujay – Mercedes- Benz Fashion Week Africa 14

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We catch up with self acclaimed "global ghetto girl"- Fashion and Brand Consultant Arieta Mujay (@ArietaWho) at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week  Africa in Johannesburg- she chats to us on Designers we should watch out for...

Marriane Fassler – Mercedes- Benz Fashion Week Africa 2014

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The Queen of African Fashion talks about her recent outing at MBFW Africa and her slogan Same Same. "There is Fashion and then there is Fassler” - Charl Blignaut, Mail and Guardian Marrianne Fassler Marianne Fassl...

Christie Brown- Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 14

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Aisha designer at Chrsitie Brown speaks to us about the collection-and abit more of herself, also catching up with head make up artist at MAC on the Christie Brown Look and summer makeup. The Collection Showcasin...

Mai Atafo – Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 14

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We chat to Mai on his collection at Mercedes Benz Fashion week and just a few things we really wanted to know about him- PS Champ the movie made him cry :-) Mai Atafo Inspired (MAI) – a premium African fashion...

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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Burkina Faso : Georgie Badiel! Rising Super model

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O thy gorgeousness!!!! Meet Georgie Badiel- before we even go on about her- how HOT  is the name Georgie Badiel BTW?  Now say it again in a French accent !!!hahahahaha Meet rising super model Georgie, from Burkina ...

Pharrell Williams – Happy Cotonou version

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Inspired by Pharrell Williams's video for the song, Happy,  here's the Béninoise version.  A number of people, magical moments, a wave of communicative happiness, Cotonou is the first in West Africa and well in its place...

‘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...

Ataui Deng -Sudan

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Vogue Italia Interview with the gorgeous Ataui....

D’Banj – Top Of The World

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And in true Friday fashion - we leave you with one of Africa's finest - The Koko master himself- very different sound from what we have come to know - But we like D’Banj premieres the visual to his monster hit single ...

Chuka and Dubem Okonkwo

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For most of the 1980s, teenagers would flock to a tube station in north London, hoping to bump into Chet and Joe Okonkwo. Were the twins pop singers? Footballers? Film stars? No - just snappy dressers with paper rounds a...

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Nelson Mandela’s Inaugural Address

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Oscar Pistorius What Really Happened ?

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I guess by now we have all heard the Oscar and  Reeva’s story – Reeva meets Oscar , Reeva loves Oscar , Oscar kills Reeva-  whether this was Murder or simply a mistake ; I guess we would never know – but one thing  for s...

Davido ft Mafikizolo – “Tchelete (Goodlife)”

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The huge collaboration by South African super-group, Mafikizolo, and Nigerian sensation Davido -- courtesy of Twenty Twenty Media --  The song titled "Tchelete (Goodlife)" is produced by Shizzi & Oskido....

Kelvin Joel from selling drugs to becoming a Role Model

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We are really enjoying this series by First National Bank SA (FNB You Can Help) focused on sharing stories highlighting people who are impactful in the lives of others in their communities. They have featured a good numb...

Nigerian Banky-W -Good Good Loving (Funny Intro Video)

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From EME Chairman and R&B Powerhouse Banky W comes the 2nd video off the R&BW album "Good Good Loving". The video was produced and written by Banky W and he once again teams up with legendary Director Clarence Peters to ...

Iman: Supermodel,Business Woman and Survivor- Spirit of the African Woman

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I often joke with my friends that Jerry Siegel the writer /creator of the super hero, who can do almost anything and solve almost any problem, ever ubiquitous in time of need -"Super Man" never met the African woman. ...

Lupita chats with Yale School of Drama

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Catch Lupitah speak about studying Drama at Yale ...This was aired sometime last year- amazing I am sure she didnt know this time next year (this year) her life would be something else- Well done Lupitah...

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...

Oldies: JOY Toilet Soap – Nigerian Oldschool TV Commercial

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Congo:FREDY MASSAMBA Nkembo

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Socially conscious Congolese crooner Fredy Massamba has unveiled the dapperly styled video to “Nkembo.” The Makasi standout, a nod to early 2000's crossovers, offers a dose of infectiously appealing R&B in its update...

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...

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 , ...

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...

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, ...

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 !...

‘I Love Kuduro’ Documentary

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Kuduro (literally ‘hard ass’) is an urban cultural movement that was born in Angola in the last decade of the Civil War. KUDURO Kuduro (or kuduru) is a type of music and dance originally developed in Angola in the ...

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Chuka and Dubem Okonkwo

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For most of the 1980s, teenagers would flock to a tube station in north London, hoping to bump into Chet and Joe Okonkwo. Were the twins pop singers? Footballers? Film stars? No - just snappy dressers with paper rounds a...

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