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Black Coffee and Wizkid To Perform At Coachella

Black Coffee and Wizkid are the only artists from the continent on the lineup.

The Coachella lineup just got revealed. Alongside headliners The Weeknd, Beyoncé and Eminem are artists such as SZA, Vince Staples, Migos, Cardi B, Miguel, among others.


South African house DJ and producer Black Coffee and Nigerian pop superstar Wizkid are the only artists from and based on the continent on the lineup. While that is great, we wish there could be more artists from Africa on the festival's line-up.

Ibeyi, French Montana and Jidenna will also be performing.

Coachella will run over two weekends, from April 13 until April 22. So, better start saving up.

View the full lineup below, and visit the Coachella website for more details.

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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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