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Okayafrica Presents Electrafrique Dakar With Rancido, DJ Cortega & African Headshake!

We touch down in Senegal on April 15 for a new edition of Electrafrique with Rancido, DJ Cortega & African Headshake.


Okayafrica is touching down in Senegal and joining forces again with Les Petites Pierres and Sisi La Famille to host a new edition of Electrafrique on April 15.

The night will see Electrafrique's resident spinner & Okayafrica fam DJ Cortega rocking his afro-house and kuduro tracks alongside Rotterdam-based Surinamese producer Rancido's deep house beats. Senegalese DJ African Headshake will also be in the mix.

If you’ll be there, make sure to Instagram your Electrafrique Dakar party pictures tagging @Okayafrica. The best photo of the night will win an Okayafrica Logo T-shirt in the size & color of their choice.

Check out all of the additional info over at the event's Facebook page and get acquainted with the sounds of Rancido from his Erykah Badu remix below.

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Photo: Single cover art courtesy of Emerald East

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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