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Burna Boy Talks Latest Album ‘African Giant,’ Performs on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah

On the heels of his late night debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last month, Burna Boy appeared on Trevor Noah’s The Daily Show last night where he discussed the rise of Afrobeat music, his style and his latest album African Giant. The artist shares the first time he came across Trevor Noah while on a boat...

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Zimbabwean Playwright Stephen Chifunyise Has Passed Away

Zimbabwean Playwright and culturalist Stephen Chifunyise died from cancer on Monday, his family confirmed. Chifunyise was 70 years old. He co-founded the Children’s Performing Arts Workshop (Chipawo) in 1989—where the likes of Danai Gurira (Black Panther), the late singer Chiwoniso Maraire and Chipo Chung (Into The Badlands) honed their skills. A total of 63 Chifunyise’s plays...

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Watch: Young Thug drops “The London” video featuring J. Cole and Travis Scott

The music video for Young Thug’s “The London” featuring J. Cole and Travis Scott has arrived! A few days before the video’s release the artist posted on Twitter to tell fans that 21 Savage told him to drop the video “so it’s comin out shortly!” My brada @21savage called me at 4am and told me I should drop...

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Watch: Childish Gambino Cover Garth Brooks’ “Lost In You”

Childish Gambino took some time during his stint in Australia headlining the annual Splendour In The Grass festival to visit public radio station Triple J and do another cover for its Like A Version series. Last time he visited the station, he covered Tamia’s “So Into You”; this time, he covered “Lost In You” by country...

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The Museum of Modern Art Announces Major Gift of Contemporary African Art

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has announced a major gift of Contemporary African art from photographer, fashion designer, and art collector Jean Pigozzi (who’s the son of the founder of the French automobile company Simca and estimated to be worth more than $100 million). The gift of 45 pieces includes works from an array of...

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