Afrikan Futurism

XXXTentacion, as an Afrofuturist Artist

XXXTentacion: Afronaut

XXXTentacion, born Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, can be considered an Afrofuturist Artist because of of his visual aesthetic, lyrical themes, and Afropunk infused productions….

Sun Ra and the Afrofuturism of Cosmic Jazz

Sun Ra: Afronaut

Afrofuturism is an artistic and cultural movement that combines elements of science fiction, fantasy, and African diasporic culture to envision a future where black…

Havoc: Afronaut

Havoc: Afronaut

In the vast and ever-evolving realm of hip-hop, few producers have left as indelible a mark as Havoc of Mobb Deep. While often celebrated…

Angelique Kidjo: Afronaut

Angelique Kidjo: Afronaut

In this African Futurism entry we pay tribute to African Icon Angelique Kidjo who has represented Africa on the world stage with authenticity and…

Black Coffee: Afronaut: African Futurism

Black Coffee: Afronaut

The music of South African House DJ and musician Black Coffee has captivated audiences around the world, transcending boundaries and showcasing the power of…

Burna Boy: Afronaut

Burna Boy: Afronaut

Burna Boy, the Nigerian music sensation, has not only captured the world’s attention with his infectious music but also stands as an embodiment of…

The Afrofuturism of Hip Hop Rap Musician Nas

Nas: Afronaut

In the realm of hip-hop, few artists have had the profound impact and longevity of Nas. With his unparalleled lyrical prowess and thought-provoking themes,…