Okayafrica Presents Electrafrique Bamako With DJ Cortega & DJ Momo Mac!

Okayafrica is teaming up with Carrefour Créatif for a new edition of our Electrafrique party in Mali.

Flyer artwork by Meliyart Graphik

Okayafrica is teaming up with newcomer Carrefour Créatif’s Mali-based production team for a new edition of Electrafrique at Bamako’s Espace Culturel Exodus on March 19, from 10pm till the last dancer leaves the floor.

Our fam DJ Cortega will be joining forces with Bamako’s very own DJ Momo Mac on the decks. Originally from Togo, Momo will be linking his favorite coupé décalé and afrobeat tunes to Cortega’s afro-house and kuduro heat, delivering ground-shaking beats to the night. On top of that, Djeli Madou’s tamani (talking drum) band will be bringing the soul and energy of traditional rhythms to the party.

3000 CFA gets you through the door (Hippodrome) with a free drink waiting on the other side.

If you’ll be there, Instagram a photo of the party tagging @okayafrica and be sure to keep up with our friends from @carrefourcreatif who'll be live Instagramming the event.

For more info, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Photo: Courtesy of Amazon Prime

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