Photo Gallery

Check out some of our on-the-scene and behind the scenes photos

African Oscars 2013 at the Warner Theatre, Washington, DC

Sierra Leonean actress Sao Bangura with Riziki

Sierra Leonean actress Sao Bangura with Riziki

Miss Ethiopia Intercontinental

Miss Ethiopia Intercontinental

Vitalis Ndubuisi, right, won the Lifetime Achievement Award

Vitalis Ndubuisi, right, won the Lifetime Achievement Award

Miss Face of Africa USA Nanie Memeh arrives at the after-party

Miss Face of Africa USA Nanie Memeh arrives at the after-party

Nigerian actor Eva Banks

Nigerian actor Eva Banks

Camerounian Actor Sahndra Fun Dufe

Camerounian Actor Sahndra Fun Dufe

Majid Michel and John Dumelo with Rizkiki

Majid Michel and John Dumelo with Rizkiki

Ghanaian producer Koby Maxwell, right

Ghanaian producer Koby Maxwell, right

Actor John Dumelo, with NAFCA head Dr. Victor Olatoye in the background

Actor John Dumelo, with NAFCA head Dr. Victor Olatoye in the background

Miss Africa Tri-State Zoubaidatou Sylla poses with Riziki

Miss Africa Tri-State Zoubaidatou Sylla poses with Riziki

Riziki with K. D. Aubert

Riziki with K. D. Aubert

Michael Rose and Sister Carol Live at Howard Theatre, Washington, DC

Riziki with Sister Carol

Riziki with Sister Carol

Sister Carol mashing it up

Sister Carol mashing it up

Reggae promoter Dera Tompkins with Tony Roy

Reggae promoter Dera Tompkins with Tony Roy

Sister Carol poses with Papa Wabe of 88.9FM Radio and a fan

Sister Carol poses with Papa Wabe of 88.9FM Radio and a fan

Riziki with Michael Rose

Riziki with Michael Rose

Tony Roy and Yawd Link reggae crew

Tony Roy and Yawd Link reggae crew

Michael Rose cozies up to the ladies

Michael Rose cozies up to the ladies

Freshlyground Concert at the Black Cat in Washington, DC

Kyla Rose Smith of Freshlyground

Zolani claps with the crowd

Freshlyground’s energy was on display

A cross-section of the crowd

Zolani belts out another number

Julio and Simon jamming

Simon Attwell on the horns

Africa Underground 2: West Africa to the Caribbean

Photos from the second installment of the Smithsonian’s Africa Underground:

Museum PIO Eddie Burke with Mauren Bunyan, ABC7 News Anchor

Interactive: Making Adinkra Prints

Junior Marvin on guitar…

Lenny Kurlou

Gentlemen at the show…

Ladies at the show…

And a couple at the show

Friends

Roy Lewis, Photographer extraordinaire…

The scene underground…

Young lady of Caribbean origin

Spyda the DJ


Africa Underground at the National Museum of African Art

Photos from the inaugural event of Africa Underground, a splendid Diaspora show with an Afro-Brazilian theme put on by and at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art.

Dancers from Zezeh Brazil Samba Troupe at Africa Underground

Zezeh Brazil Samba Troupe dancers

Zezeh Zex, director of Zezeh Brazil Samba

It was a good crowd…

The inevitable conga line…

Samba dancer

One of the Samba dancers

Zezeh gets low

Another Samba dancer

Dancing to the Afrobeat

Africa Underground brought out the acrobats

Sylvana dancing to the groove

More acrobatics, Zezeh and Riziki keep it grooving

And it don’t stop…

Arise Magazine Fashion Week 2011, Lagos, Nigeria

Africa got a chance to showcase the best of her fashion designers and their designs at the first ever Arise Magazine Fashion Week, 2011, held in Lagos Nigeria. Sierra Leone’s Madam Wokie’s Couture was invited, and got to debut one of her collections together with a host of other world class designers. Photos below…

Madam Wokie Crew at AMFW

Black Coffee Collection at AMFW

Eredappa accepting Award

Madam Wokie’s Couture Collection at AMFW

Mataano represented Somalia

Arise Magazine Model of the year winner, Cjika from Tanzania

South Africa’s Kluk CGDT won Designers of the Year

AFROCUBA! 1st Anniversary Celebration at Sutra Lounge

Interviewing DJ Asho

Watching the documentary

Alafia Dancer

Alafia Dancer

Afro-Cuban Drummer

Alafia Drummer

Alafia member dancing

Guest getting down

Another Guest getting down

Guest dancing

Drumming and dancing

Guests getting low

Guests dancing

Showing how it’s done

Dancing in the VIP

Leh we rumba

Couple dancing

DJ Asho, Proud Afro-Cuban

Getting ready to move the crowd

DJ Asho welcomes a friend

Morgan Heritage at Lagoonda Nightclub in Freetown

Reggae band Morgan Heritage played a special pre-concert show at Lagoonda Entertaiment Complex in Freetown ahead of their scheduled performance at the National Stadium. Here are some of the photos:

Peter and Una moving the crowd

Crowd Responds

Drummer drummer, do your thing

Roy (Gramps) Morgan

Peter on the mic

Salones creme de la creme graced the event

BCBG GQ Party, featuring Côté Minou and Kaysha

Photos from the Côté Minou Fashion Show and Kaysha Live performance:

Côté Minou owners Maryanne and Stephanie Kaysha

Kaysha dances with a fan

Maryanne Mokoko and Stephanie Mouapi of Côté Minou

Models

Crazy in Love Red Carpet Movie Premiere

Photos from the Red Carpet Nollywood Event in Beltsville, Maryland

Actress Adi Batista

L-R: Adi Batista, Manuel Poblete, Abby Zombro, Martin Gbados, Xavier Lewis, Estela Maldonado

Estela Maldonado and son, Xavier Lewis

Xavier Lewis, an actor in his own right

Estela poses with Riziki

Actress Princess Pursia

Director Martin Gbados and Promoter Harrison Nwozo

Danieline Moore and Altorro Black

Sierra Leonean Actress Bella

Jim Iyke

L-R: Harrison Nwozo, Altorro Black, Danieline Moore, Jim Iyke

Jim Iyke and Pascal Atuma

Ramsey Nouah and Riziki

Danieline Moore and Jim Iyke

Phil Ade and Levelz at Liv Nightclub

At the DC Diaspora Thanksgiving Event

Phil Ade

Levelz performs at Liv Nightclub

Phil Ade with Riziki

Levelz

Rita Marley Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

At the Caribbean American Heritage Awards Gala in Washington, DC:

CenC’ Love Wailer performs with Image Band

Dr. Claire Nelson welcomes Nana Rita Marley

Dera Tompkins, Friend of the Marley Family

Dr. Claire Nelson with ABC 7’s Maureen Bunyan

Ms. Caribbean Metro

Rita Marley accepts her award

Rita Marley loved Riziki’s Earrings!

Riziki, Rita Marley and David

Rita Marley and Dr. Claire Nelson of the Institute of Caribbean Studies

Rita Marley is greeted by 96.3 WHUR FM’s John Blake

CenC’ Love Wailer, Daughter of Bunny Wailer

Busboys and Poets’s Andy Shallal

Ms. ECOWAS Peace Pageant 2010

Cape Verde and Ghana Beachwear

Ghanaian Fashion

A Few of the contestants

Ghana and Guinea-Bissau Beachwear

Jimmy Cliff Rocks the House

Margaret Murray of Sierra Leone

Moment of Truth for Ms. Murray

Ms. ECOWAS 2010

Niger and Guinea Beachwear

Senegal and Nigeria Beachwear

The Winner

2nd Runner up Matel Sow with the winner

Contestant 3 in traditional dress

Nigerian Contestant gives an answer

The winner posing with ECOWAS officials

BOUNCING CATS

At the National Geographic Screening of Bouncing Cats

Crazy Legs and Abramz talk to the media

Crazy Legs responds to Riziki’s question

The panel listens to audience questions

AFROBEAT 4 YA SOUL: FELABRATION!

At Bossa in Adams Morgan, DC:

Upstairs they were getting down…

Fans of Fela

He came with his horn – and his girl…

Nigerian Singer Tolumide was in the house… second from left


 

LADY PCOQ & THE PLUMES WITH MELLO-D & THE RADOS  AT BOSSA BISTRO

Lady Pcoq with Mello-D, Psalm, D’Salaam, and Jali

Lady Pcoq, aka Lisa Pegram

Mello-D on Sax

Lady Pcoq & the Plumes


GYPTIAN AT CROSSROADS NIGHTCLUB

From Gyptian’s recent concert at the Crossroads Nightclub in Maryland:


DC FASHION WEEK 2010

From the International Couture Collection Show at the Embassy of France:

From the Fashion Industry Networking party at Tabaq Bistro on U Street in DC:

Here’s a slideshow of photos AFROfusion shot at DC Fashion Week’s Pre-Fashion show at the H Street Festival in Northeast DC:

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SIERRA LEONE’S REFUGEE ALL STARS

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars had a live concert at Zanzibar Nightclub in Washington, DC September 10, while promoting their new album Rise and Shine. AFROfusion TV was there, and shot some photographs.

Host of the show, VOA’s David Vandy

Guitarist and crowd

Reuben Koroma moves the crowd

The Band performing

Bassist jams with Black Nature

P-SQUARE IN DC

Here are some shots we took as we followed P-Square for the DC leg of their tour:

P-Square wow the crowd in Silver Spring, Maryland on the DC leg of their U.S. Tour

Either Peter or Paul… One of the Okoye Twins that make up P-Square!

And here’s the other Okoye Twin…

And here they are together, cold chillin at the party in their b-boy stance…

MISS AFRICA USA 2010

Check out some of the shots we took backstage and front and center while at the Miss Africa USA Pageant!!

A Contestant readies herself backstage

Showing off the stylish fashions

She gets the Royal treatment

She won Ms. Photogenic. I concur

One of the contestants from Nigeria

DISTANT RELATIVES TOUR

Damien “Jr. Gong” Marley and Nas storm into DC on their “Distant Relatives” tour.  Khadia, AFROfusion TV’s host, was at their show in New Jersey about a month ago, and took these pictures with her mobile phone…

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