Explore industry-awakening albums, festivals worth prepping your passport for, and the coveted annual events that call curious travellers from every corner of the globe to Africa.
Moving to the Beat of Africa
Music in Africa is not an isolated artform – and its purpose is multifaceted. It is meant to be felt, to inspire action, to spark movement. It is a collective symbol, rather than simply a string of sounds. African music is often intrinsically linked with dance and is used to pay homage to precolonial traditions, mark celebrations and milestones (including childbirth and successful wild game hunts), welcome visitors, ward off evil spirits, and pay respect to the deceased.
A big night for Africans at the 65th Grammy Awards
Talented musicians from across the globe, including Africa’s best, were in attendance at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. The night was full of celebrations for many Africans, from music wins to iconic red-carpet looks.
Fifty-Four Mag’s Greatest Party of All: Celebrating Africa’s Beauty, Diversity and Greatness in Ethiopia
History was witnessed and made as some of Africa’s most celebrated individuals gathered to attend Fifty-Four Mag’s Greatest Party of All (GPOA) in the ancient country of Ethiopia.
From Cultural Influences to Empowering Anthems, Salma Sky Opens Up About Her Musical Journey
In a captivating interview, the talented Salma Sky takes us on a musical journey filled with cultural influences, empowering messages, and bold collaborations. From her early start as a young singer to her recent success as an award-winning artist, Salma shares the inspirations behind her music and the impact it has on her audience.
Fifty-Four Mag’s Enthralling Expedition: Discovering the Magic of the MTN Bushfire Festival in Eswatini
In an enchanting endeavour to unveil the vibrant essence of Africa, Fifty-Four Mag embarked on a captivating journey to the mesmerising MTN Bushfire Festival in Eswatini. The festival, steeped in rich history, unfolded as a gentle yet unforgettable experience that surpassed all expectations. Each moment was infused with the tapestry of Africa’s diverse cultures, from the ethereal landscapes encountered on the journey to the majestic festival grounds.
Luxx Afrique Polo Day: Uniting Hearts and Heritage
The annual Lux Afrique Polo Day event held at the prestigious Hurtwood Park Polo Club in Surrey surpassed all expectations, going beyond its role as a mere showcase of African heritage, sport, and style. It transformed into a heartwarming testament to the extraordinary power of community, where the heart and soul of Africa and the Caribbean converged.
Fashion Designer Thebe Magugu Flips Over into the Galaxy of Samsung
The fashion realm witnessed a captivating union at the launch event of the Samsung Galaxy Fliptown. Renowned designer Thebe Magugu stepped into the role of the official collaborator, forging a remarkable path where technology and fashion intertwine. As guests reveled in an evening of high-tech elegance, the avant-garde experience unfolded through the lens of AI photography, adorning attendees in the distinctive flair of Thebe Magugu.