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Electronic Africa With Nozinja, Titica, DJ Spoko, Chief Boima,Dubbel Dutch & More

The upcoming Electronic Africa show in NYC will feature performances from Nozinja, Islan Chipsy & EEK, Titica, DJ Spoko, Chief Boima and more


This coming month Electronic Africa will be going down in New York City as part of Red Bull Music Academy. The event, which will take place at Brooklyn's Villain, will feature a standout roster of Okayafrica favorites that includes South African shangaan electro pioneer Nozinja, Angolan transgender kuduro queen Titica, SA 'bacardi house' creator DJ Spoko, Egyptian electro chaabi artists Islam Chipsy and EEK, global bass guru Chief Boima, and Brooklyn producer Dubbel Dutch. The performance will mark both Nozinja and Islam Chipsy's American live debuts. Grab your tickets at the link below and get in the mood for the show with Nozinja's "Tsekeleke" video and DJ Spoko's Africa In Your Earbuds mixtape. Enter to win a pair of tickets to the event underneath — contest is over, winners have been contacted! For more background, check out RBMA's From Makossa to Bacardi: African Music in New York City article. This isn't one to miss!

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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