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Electrafrique At The Dak'Art Biennale With Blinky Bill, DJ Cortega & More

Okayafrica is touching down in Senegal once again to host a special edition of Electrafrique at the Dak'Art Biennale this Saturday, May 14 in collaboration with Afrosiders.

The night will feature Kenya's Blinky Bill (Just A Band) holding down the decks alongside Electrafrique’s resident selector & Okayafrica fam DJ Cortega and Dakar-based DJs Marouan MG and DJ Psyle.

There will also be live painting by the young Senegalese artist Papi, a photo booth run by Siaka S. Traore and the pop-up store Wax Off by Dakar Lines.

Make sure to Instagram your Electrafrique Dakar party pictures with the hashtag #okaydakar, plus tag @Okayafrica and @Dakarlives. The best photo of the night will win an Okayafrica Logo T-shirt in the size & color of their choice.

To warm up, check out a new remix from Blinky Bill and Cortega's mix from Electrafrique Dakar earlier this year.

See you there!


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