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The Super Eagles Stylishly Beat Iceland in the World Cup & Nigerians Are Going Crazy

All of the best social media reactions from Nigeria's 2-0 win over Iceland.

Nigeria just beat Iceland 2-0 in of the World Cup, leaving them second in Group D.

The Super Eagles started the game in shy form, putting together a first half performance that was at times cold and even dicey.

However, the second half saw the team wake up and fully charge forward. A change of formation had them attacking a lot more, which opened up a counter attack that led to Leicester City winger Ahmed Musa's incredible control touch and strike for the Super Eagles' first goal.

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This New EP Traces Africa's Musical Influences Across Cuba, Brazil & the U.S.

Listen to our premiere of the DJ Jigüe's Afrosekuela EP.

DJ Jigüe is a selector who blends experimental electronic music with traditional Afro-Cuban rhythms.

In his new 3-song EP, Afrosekuela, the DJ and producer explores three different regions that have been strongly influenced and shaped by the African diaspora: Brazil, Cuba and the United States.

"Ponte de Pie" was inspired by hip-hop and the underground electronic music of Detroit. It samples the Sugar Hill Gang's iconic chorus from "Rapper's Delight."

The second track "Afrosekuela" is a sonic meeting of Angolan kuduro rhythms with Afro-Cuban drums. While "Bateria Perfecta" highlights the Africa's influence on Brazilian rhythms and percussion.

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Photo courtesy of Yemi Alade.

OkayAfrica Presents 'Mzansi Heat & Naija Beats' with Yemi Alade, DJ Maphorisa & DJ Tunez at Lincoln Center Out of Doors

You don't want to miss this special night of Naija and Mzansi magic.

OkayAfrica is bringing Mzansi Heat and Naija Beats to Damrosch Park on Thursday, August 2, at 7:30 p.m.

Join us for our annual summer celebration and enjoy a night of fun, food and dance! Featuring sounds from Nigerian star Yemi Alade, whose sultry and powerful vocals have hailed her as Afrobeats royalty. Yemi, who released her latest album Black Magic late last year, is also the queen of videos, as her clip for hit single "Johnny" is the most watched Nigerian music video on Youtube.

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