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Okayafrica Presents Djeff Afrozila, Cortega, Kashaka & Zandy Shejay At Output [10/1]

Angola's crown prince of afro-house Djeff Afrozila will be at Output on October 1 with Cortega, Kashaka and Zandy Shejay.


Okayafrica's teaming up with The Magic Number to host Angola's crown prince of afro-house Djeff Afrozila at Brooklyn club Output on October 1. The Luandan DJ and producer will be bringing his soulful blend of deep house and 'Afro roots' sounds to The Panther Room for a FREE (NO COVER) party alongside Electrafrique's own DJ Cortega, NYC producer Kashaka, and Zandy Shejay. Get acquainted with the line up by checking out Djeff Afrozila's "Mwangolé," Cortega's Electrafrique mix and Kashaka's Yasiin Bey & Da Bush Babees mash-up below. See more info on the night over at Output's website and join the Facebook event. Don't miss out on the chance to kick off October with an afro-house blow out!

Music

The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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