Watch Emmy Gee’s ‘Rands And Nairas Remix’ Video Ft. Ice Prince, Phyno, Cassper Nyovest & More

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Almost exactly a year ago Nigerian-born, South African-bred emcee Emmy Gee let loose his intercontinental club anthem “Rands and Nairas.” The original Christian Arceo-produced banger saw Emmy Gee popping bottles from “Jo...

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, ...

DAY 2: SAFW AW 2015: Erre

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BACKGROUND ERRE is a fashion brand specialising in leather, aiming to provide working woman with quality wardrobe staples and investment pieces to be worn both on and off duty. INSPIRATION ERRE’S Autumn/Wint...

DAY 1 Jenevieve Lyons :SAFW Autumn Winter 2015 Renault New Talent Search:

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BACKGROUND Jenevieve Lyons is a fashion designer who ‘depicts’ visual parables throughout her clothing; carrying an aesthetic quality of avant-garde ideals that create strong concepts and ideas in the form of innovati...

DAY 1:SAFW : Black by Black Coffee

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BACKGROUND Known for his unsurpassable architectural flair; Jacques van der Watt of Black Coffee has carved his own path on the runway since starting in 1998. With every collection there is always a great sense of...

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 ...

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...

Seun Kuti – IMF ft. M1 (from Dead Prez)

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After taking a strong stand against the social rights situation in Nigeria, Seun Kuti takes a direct jab at the International Monetary Fund’s intervention on Nigerian economic and oil policies in “IMF (International Moth...

Asa on her Life, Family, Growing up and Music

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We love this clip , it almost feels like spending a day with the talented Asa herself ........Asa features on CNN African Voices - Video Credit - CNN African Voices...

Vodacom Hilarious Ad: The Nagging Wife of Errol

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This Advert from Vodacom South Africa  is just soooooo hilarious - even as a woman I feel so sorry for Errol!!!!!...

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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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 , ...

Jeff Darko- Taking it one step at a time – Ghana

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Born and raised in  Ghana later emigrating to Paris, singer/songwriter Jeff Darko  now calls the UK home and describes his music as an experimental melding of soul, R&B and calypso. Darko fav artists and  biggest m...

Burna Boy -Yawa Dey

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Burnaboy is back with another banging video off his debut album (L.I.F.E). A Capital Dreams Pictures Production. © 2013 Aristokrat Records/960 Music Group...

Black President – Brenda Fassie -Tribute to Tata Mandela

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Brenda Fassie (3 November 1964 – 9 May 2004) was an anti-apartheid South African Afropop singer and sang this song as a tribute for late  Nelson Mandela- Such a profound song and listening it again and again after Tata's...

MARIA BORGES- From Sweden to New York Angolan Model Maria is Taking Over the World

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The street-wear brand H&M’s new collection features none other than the gorgeous Angolan model Maria Borges. The fresh black beauty shows off trendy and casual street clothes for the fashion Sweden retailer’s Spring/...

Dove : The Inner Critic- Women Issues Yo Yo Yo :-)

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Like women all over the world - African women are just as hard on ourselves - Dove embarked on this revealing campaign asking women "What's your least favourite body part?" which as you can imagine was quick to answer wi...

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....

Deola Sagoe/Clan – Runway – Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015

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Deola Sagoe is a true visionary, she stands out with her strong signature designs, elegance and attitude. Deola Sagoe designs are a couture experience of east meets west. Drawing inspirations from traditional Nigerian fa...

Matthew Mole – Take Yours, I’ll Take Mine

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'Take Yours, I'll Take Mine' is taken from Matthew Mole's No.1 selling iTunes album 'The Home We Built'...

FELA- The Documentary

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The documentary "Fela Kuti Music is the Weapon" with the Afrobeat legend, political revolutionary, musician, composer and performer, mixes footage of Fela Anikulapo Kuti performing at his Shrine nightclub, interviews wit...

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...

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 ...

DJ Cuppy as Ambassador of Nigeria at FT Luxury Summit In Mexico

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  Her name is Ifeoluwa Florence Otedola and goes by the name Dj Cuppy, most recently this bubbly DJ was officially appointed as a Tourism Ambassador for the Federal Republic's 'Fascinating Nigeria' campai...

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...

NKIRU- The Legend of the Mami Water Short Film

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Directed by Bolaji Kekere-Ekun and produced by Nkechi Bakare of 37thSTATE, the short film delves further into the mystery of the legend of the Mami Water. Shot in a style reminiscent of the Hollywood urban legend ...

South Africa’s Greatest Movie till date -SARAFINA

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]Taking from  SARAFINA THE MOVIE - Freedom Is Coming  Tomorrow-Apartheid story and musical The Movie Sarafina Sarafina! is a South African musical by Mbongeni Ngema depicting students involved in the Soweto Riots, ...

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

220.29K Views0 Comments

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 , ...

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...

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Watch Emmy Gee’s ‘Rands And Nairas Remix’ Video Ft. Ice Prince, Phyno, Cassper Nyovest & More

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Almost exactly a year ago Nigerian-born, South African-bred emcee Emmy Gee let loose his intercontinental club anthem “Rands and Nairas.” The original Christian Arceo-produced banger saw Emmy Gee popping bottles from “Jo...

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