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EVERYDAY AFRIQUE is Back for a July 4th Edition You Can't Miss

Join us for another epic EVERYDAY AFRIQUE party this July brought to you by OkayAfrica and Everyday People.

The best place to be as summertime continues is on a rooftop with OkayAfrica and our friends Everyday People.

You deserve good things, and there is nothing better than the July 4th edition of EVERYDAY AFRIQUE from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Treat yourself and join us at Output in Brooklyn for another party featuring tunes by DJs Moma, Rich Knight, Underdog, Kashaka, as well as DJ Tunez and AQ.

You can of course come and expect beautiful people, amazing drinks, and dope vibes.

We will be selling advance tickets only for this party so don't miss out!

Get your advance tickets here.


Music

11 Rwandan Artists You Should Be Listening To

Musicians like Bushali, Kivumbi King, Rita Ange Kagaju, and Alyn Sano have been putting their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

The current landscape of modern Rwandan music is more dynamic than ever before, from updated versions of traditional folk sounds to the recent 'KinyaTrap' phenomenon that has permeated playlists across the country. For decades, Rwandan airwaves have been dominated by international hits — and by a handful of established Rwandan superstars — but now, as the country continues to develop and diversify, so does its musical setting, with new and different sounds ascending from the hills. The past five years have seen the emergence of an army of young artists eager to reclaim their languages (Rwanda has four official languages) and identity, interlacing their music with influences that stretch far and wide.

Here are 11 artists that have emerged in the past five years to put their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

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