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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!


The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Tekno x Mafikizolo, Yaw Tog, Muzi, Seyi Shay x Yemi Alade, M.anifest x Juls and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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