NAMSA launches Olatunji Prize for Arts & Culture

Iyeoka Ivie Okoawo emerged winner of the inaugural edition of the Olatunji Prize for African Arts and Culture. Iyeoka, a first-generation Nigerian American was a practising pharmacist before launching her musical career. She began her musical career by founding the group The Rock by Funk Tribe, a collective of musicians that enabled her to interweave her poetry with jazz, blues, funk, and gospel.  Click here for more