Category Archives: Art

Illustration: Do Guys Still Pull Out Chairs? by Peniel Enchill

Do guys still pull chairs out? Or is this something they do strictly on first and second date basis?

Food: Okayafrica’s Ghana vs Nigeria Jollof Wars (The Official Taste Test)

Okayafrica brought together Ghanaians and Nigerians of discriminating taste to decide once and for all which one of these nations has the best Jollof rice. Watch the video below to see if Ghana must go or if Naija carried last.

Food: Hamamat Africa Shows Us How to Make Ghanaian Spiced Eggs

Happy Wednesday Kings and Queens! Former Miss Malaika beauty queen, Hamamat Africa, show us how she makes one of her favorite Ghanaian appetizers, spiced eggs. The dish is simple to make. Watch the video below to learn.

Illustration: “Yellow Is The Colour of Water” by Jeremiah Quarshie

“Yellow is the Colour of Water” is a multi-site exhibition project staged by the artist Jeremiah Quarshie in collaboration with curator Robin Riskin. Based out of Gallery 1957 at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, Accra, the exhibition maps out to a network of site-specific interventions, taking place at the Tema Station lorry park and […]

Nikki Billie Jean: My 25th Birthday! Dinner at Carolina’s Kitchen + Ankara Print Cupcakes

For my 25th birthday, I went to Carolina Kitchen with my brother and mom. Carolina Kitchen is a popular southern cuisine restaurant in the D.C., Maryland & Virginia area. We went to the Hyattsville location.

Art: Refugee Astronaut II 2016 by Yinka Shonibare

Meet Yina Shonibare, a super talented artist from London who uniquely incorporates ankara print fabrics in his artwork. Shonibare’s work explores issues of race and class through the media of painting, sculpture, photography and film. Shonibare questions the meaning of cultural and national definitions. His trademark material is the brightly coloured ‘African’ batik fabric he […]