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Michael Brun Is Pushing the New Sound of Haiti

Read the full interview on OkayAfrica.com! Exclusive interview: we catch up with the DJ & producer to talk about his J Balvin collaboration for the World Cup, working with Mr Eazi and how he’s promoting Haiti’s contemporary sounds. Michael Brun is here to make sure Haiti is getting the…

October 8, 2018
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Wale: “I Look at Myself as a Black Man in America, But as a Nigerian First”

Read the full interview on OkayAfrica.com! Wale sits down with OkayAfrica for an exclusive interview about his Nigerian roots and potentially leaving the rap game. Who remembers Wale‘s “Pretty Girls”? Or what about “World Tour”? How about his feature on Waka Flocka‘s “No Hands” — one of the greatest…

September 24, 2018
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VanJess Are Set to Takeover the R&B World and Beyond

Read the full interview on OkayAfrica.com! We interview the buzzing Nigerian-American duo about their rise and their upcoming debut album, Silk Canvas. VanJess is here to bring back that soulful R&B; that remains timeless for generations to come. Comprised of sisters Ivana and Jessica, the Nigerian-American duo lets their music…

July 12, 2018
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You Should Be Listening to Jacob Banks’ Powerful Songs

Read the full interview on Okayafrica.com! The buzzing singer discusses his Nigerian influences, his new album Village, and how he uses art to express himself. Jacob Banks is a man who’s sound cannot be defined, which actually makes sense with his genre-defying catalog. Whether he’s singing,…

May 7, 2018
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How Ethiopia Influenced Izzy Bizu’s Viral Pop Hits

Read the full interview on Okayafrica.com! Izzy Bizu tells us about the millions of plays on her debut album, A Moment of Madness, and how she’s been influenced by her Ethiopian roots. At just 23-years-old, British-Ethiopian singer-songwriter Isobel Beardshaw, better known as Izzy Bizu, has already shared…

March 8, 2018