History has been made last night, during the midterm elections in the US. Ilhan Omar, a proud Somali-America, is a force to reckon with. Having already experience in the political field she is now voted in to Congress.
If there is a rapper that has turned heads and shattered stereotypes this year, it must be Neelam. From sharing some freestyle raps on her instagram page that we’re being shared worldwide and even received recognition by entrepreneur Sean “Puffy” Combs and many more celebrities.
Yes! We are happy to hear that Ethiopian parliamentarians unanimously appointed Sahle-Work Zewde, 68, as president on Thursday 25 October after the surprise resignation of Mulatu Teshome, who had held the post since 2013. This may have been a case of lucky timing or it’s just time for a female touch.
How a picture of 30 black men all dressed as dapper dons is making a statement all across the Netherlands and beyond. Initiator Gershwin Bonevacia is a writer himself and upon growing up he was not so sure whether this careerpath was the one to follow.
This is a PSA: This alert goes out to anyone in the Netherlands. Did you set your alarms for October 11 cause that is the day to be hooked on the next series: Mocro Maffia. A story about 3 friends who started out with petty crimes but eventually got themselves involved with the heavy hitters of the druglords of Amsterdam.
Memphis Depay, a talented and succesfull footbal player of Olympique Lyon released a track with rapper Winne. A very soulful and touching song called Akwaaba wich means ‘welcome’ in Ghanaian. With this track Memphis went back to his roots in Ghana. The trip became a spiritual journey for him which was documented by Fox Sports. The proceeds of the song Akwaaba is for the Memphis foundation.
For the new series Alkebulan Meets, we catch up with our favorite artists about all things pop and street culture. In this episode we meet the afropop star from Amsterdam Amartey. Who sold out his latest show last weekend at the Melkweg.