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MoCADA's Afropolitan Dreams w/ Blitz the Ambassador, Les Nubians & Chief Boima

Don't miss MoCADA's Afropolitan Dreams block party this Saturday with Blitz the Ambassador, Les Nubians & Chief Boima!


The MoCADA organized  Soul of Brooklyn Block Parties continue in Fulton Park with this Saturday's Afropolitan Dreams featuring three highly-regarded Okayafrica favorites — Ghanaian emcee Blitz the Ambassador, 'Afropean' R&B duo Les Nubians, and global-bass selector Chief Boima.

Prior to the live performances, vendors and artists will gather on Lewis Avenue for an afternoon celebrating local business and community, including a live set by DJ Rimarkable and a film screening of Restless City, plus art-making activities, food and fashion. Don't miss out on this stellar line-up, see all info in the flyers above and below!

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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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