According to actual Africans, who are using Twitter to challenge stereotypes about the continent.
Their minds weren't playing tricks on them.
You may not know her name, but you're already a fan.
A feminist point-by-point breakdown with Karley "Slutever" Sciortino and Rachel Libeskind.
Check out a clip from Pharrell and Scott Vener's OTHERtone Beats 1 show ahead of its debut.
Hint: Working On Excellence
Tracks we love right now, and why they matter. In no particular order.
Also starring Novelist, Piff Gang, and Michèle Lamy.
Over his affection for Nicki...really.
M3NSA from the FOKN Bois and ELO want to take "African Electronic Dance Music" to the world.
Wrap your ears around the latest missive from the Manchester collective's label.
With homegrown hits like "Koene," this beatmaker is heating up Accra like no other.
House music is everywhere in South Africa but this seasoned producer is pushing the sound somewhere new.
From marriage ceremonies to world tours, Seymali explains how breaking with tradition is helping put the little known African country on the musical map.
Fouma System's intercontinental collab bridges the best of both worlds.
Q&A on the history of African hip-hop, and where it stands today.
Benjamin Lebrave's biweekly African column heads to South Africa to meet beat-maker Jumping Back Slash.
Benjamin Lebrave's twice-a-month column on African music. Against the norm, this new Ghanaian artist studies the stage first.
Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. This week, he writes about Guinea Bissau's Buruntuma.
Angolan house music is starting to pop off in Mozambique. Acizzy & Squeeze are at the forefront of the coastal country's growing scene.
Portugal's wildly named DJ chops up kuduro and afrohouse. Read an interview and download his song "Hwwamba."