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Everyday People Brunch x Okayafrica (Sun. 10/26)

Okayafrica has teamed up with Everyday People NYC for a daylong brunch this Sunday, October 26th, with DJ Underdog, Janka Nabay and Bajah.


Okayafrica has teamed up with Everyday People for a special daylong brunch party this Sunday, October 26th, at the DL (95 Delancey St– corner of Ludlow & Delancey) in NYC, with DJ Underdog and a live performance by Sierra Leone's Janka Nabay and Bajah (of Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew). Also in the house will be hosts Roblé and Saada plus resident DJs MOMA and Rich Knight, along with DJ Mos, who kill the party every month. There's no cover charge and no guestlist. Admission is based on venue capacity and the doorman's discretion. The brunch buffet is open from 12:30pm-4pm for $40 (more info on the menu + reservations here).

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EVERYDAY PEOPLE X OKAYAFRICA

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26TH

12:30PM-9PM

THE DL (95 DELANCEY)

NYC

FREE

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Photo: Courtesy of Saphir Niakadie

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