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Okayafrica Heads To NBA All-Star Weekend In Toronto For 'Africa In The 6’

We're headed to Toronto during NBA All-Star Weekend for the first edition of 'Africa In The 6' with AKA, DJ Moma and DJ Fanatic.


We're headed up to Toronto for NBA All-Star Weekend and we're bringing some friends along. Okayafrica presents the first edition of Africa In The 6 featuring South African rap star AKA, DJ Fanatic and Everyday People's DJ Moma this Friday (10pm-2am) at the Berkeley Church. The event is in partnership with Inbound Africa and sponsored by TRANSFAST, World Wide Money Transfer.

Contact Toronto@okayafrica.com for more info.

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9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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