Arts + Culture

Photos: The 'Black and Carefree' Vibes at EVERYDAY AFRIQUE

Check out some photos of the beautiful people at this year's EVERYDAY AFRIQUE party in Brooklyn.

Last weekend, OkayAfrica, Everyday People and Electrafrique held the annual EVERYDAY AFRIQUE Memorial Day rooftop party at Output in Brooklyn. It was a party like no other.


The music was popping—thanks to DJ mOma, DJ Rich Knight, DJ UnderdogKashaka and DJ Cortega—the mood was jovial and the drinks were flowing.

The main attraction though, were the beautiful guys and girls who showed up. Their energy and style were unparalleled.

Some of the flyest folks in Brooklyn rolled through for the event, and we have the stunning photographs, shot by Leon Williams, to prove it.

Feel the infectious, carefree vibes of this year's Everyday Afrique party with the gallery below.

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Music

Listen to Femi Kuti's New Song 'As We Struggle Everyday'

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Femi Kuti shares his new single, "As We Struggle Everyday," the latest drop from the upcoming double album Legacy +, a joint endeavor with his son Made Kuti.

"As We Struggle Everyday" is a politically-charged afrobeat tune about people having the voting power to hold their 'leaders' accountable, but often failing to do so. Throughout the song, Femi sings "As we struggle everyday We try to find a better way See these leaders wey suppose jail Na him my people dem dey hail."

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Legacy +, which is due out February 5 from Partisan Records, includes a full album by Femi titled Stop The Hate and an album by his son, Made, titled For(e)ward. The pair have previously shared the singles "Pà Pá Pà" and "Your Enemy" off the upcoming release.

Listen to Femi Kuti's "As We Struggle Everyday" below.

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