July Westhale is a poet of uncommon powers and Diriye Osman celebrates her awesomeness in this review.

Amel Larrieux's flavoursome vibrations have been the soundtrack to many a steamy summer. In this essay, Diriye Osman honours the queen.

Fatoumata Diawara is a gutsy, playful performer with charisma to spare. Get hip to this dope interview with her by Diriye Osman.

Kenyan-born artist and sculptor Wangechi Mutu’s work is poetic, beautiful and disturbing. Check out Diriye Osman's interview with her.

Kim Longinotto remains one of the most fearless documentary filmmakers at work today. Peep her powerful interview with Diriye Osman.

Dianne Reeves is a jazz master and in this interview with Diriye Osman, we get a glimpse of her delicious worldview.

The title is pretty self-explanatory. You still want us to break down Lalah Hathaway's awesomeness? Get hip to this tip.

A snappy, fun appreciation (complete with video conversation) of Binyavanga Wainaina by Diriye Osman.

In this funky review of Bernardine Evaristo's masterpiece, 'The Emperor's Babe', Diriye Osman pays homage to Evaristo's ingenuity.

Diriye Osman celebrates the divine Lizz Wright and reflects on how her music has been a source of light in his life.

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