OkayAfrica’s Kam Tambini and Okayplayer’s Ivie Ani highlight the African diasporic essentials and the biggest rap hits of 2018.
Tastemaking site OkayPlayer is considered a leading voice in all things hip-hop and rap, encompassing the groundbreaking artists, musicians, and designers driving the culture forward. Within its network is OkayAfrica, the go-to source to stay ahead of the curve on all the cutting edge and vibrant sounds emitted from the 54 countries that make up the continent. Today we’ll welcome OkayPlayer‘s music editor Ivie Ani - who’s been published in The New York Times, New York Magazine, The FADER and many, many more, plus held content curation positions with BET and the Associated Press - along with OkayAfrica‘s Kam Tambini. Collectively their wealth of knowledge covers it all and they’ll be here to exam the trends that informed the year’s biggest hits and the cross-continent collaborations that made the most noise.