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EVERYDAY AFRIQUE Returns This Memorial Day Brought To You By OkayAfrica & Everyday People

Get ready NYC fam, because the first EVERYDAY AFRIQUE rooftop party of 2018 is coming back with a bang.

It's almost Memorial Day and you know what that means.

Come break in the warm weather at our illustrious EVERYDAY AFRIQUE party at Brooklyn's Output, brought to you by OkayAfrica and Everyday People. DJs Rich Knight, Underdog, Kashaka, mOma, and newly added, Silent Addy, will once again be creating great vibes on the stage with good music.

One rooftop will be filled with great people exuding the beauty of African culture to connect, stunt, and have a great time. Last year, afrobeats, hip hop, techno and R&B played throughout the day, and greatness lit the stage.

Every year, EVERYDAY AFRIQUE parties top the former. Get your tickets here, and revisit the playlist mOma curated in anticipation of the turn up last year.

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The 10 Best HHP Songs Ranked

On the second anniversary of HHP's passing, we rank 10 of the South African hip-hop legend's best songs.

Jabulani Tsambo, popularly known by his alias HHP, was a pivotal part of South African hip-hop. Renowned for trailblazing the motswako sub-genre in the early 2000s, the rapper sadly passed away on October 24th, 2018 after a long and much publicised bout with depression.

During his active years, which span two decades (from 1997 to 2018), he was instrumental in breaking barriers and bridging the gap between kwaito and hip-hop in SA, from the late 90s to early 2000s.

He became a household name in the 2000s as he spearheaded the motswako movement, propelling it to the mainstream and solidifying his legendary status in the process.

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