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Okayafrica & Everyday People Present EVERYDAY AFRIQUE With a Live Performance From AKA This 4th of July

We’re linking up once again with our friends at Everyday People for an Independence Day installment of our EVERYDAY AFRIQUE rooftop party.

We’re linking up once again with our friends at Everyday People for an Independence Day installment of our EVERYDAY AFRIQUE rooftop party.


Join us at Brooklyn’s Output this 4th of July as we’ll be hosting a very special live performance from AKA, the South African rapper poised to take over the world.

He’ll be joined by the usual suspects: Everyday People’s DJ Moma and DJ Rich Knight, Electrafrique’s own DJ Underdog, and NYC-based DJ/producer Kashaka.

Buy tickets here to the EVERYDAY AFRIQUE party with AKA this 4th of July at Output.

Join the Facebook event here.

Check out a drone video (below) and our photo gallery from May's EVERYDAY AFRIQUE to see what you missed. Don't miss out again!

21+ / Doors at 3PM / $20 at the door/$15 advance tickets

 

Flyer by Underdog.

Flyer by Underdog.

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Former Nigerien President Mamadou Tandja Has Died

Niger's former President Mamadou Tandja has reportedly passed away at age 82. The Nigerien government has announced a three-day national mourning period.

ABC News reports that former Nigerien President Mamadou Tandja reportedly passed away this past Tuesday. The exact cause of death is unclear but reports indicate that the 82-year-old had been battling age-related illnesses for several years. The former head-of-state succumbed to his illness(s) in a hospital in Niamey, Niger. According to VoA, the Nigerien government officially called for the nation to enter into a three-day mourning period.

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South African Designer Thebe Magugu Becomes International Woolmark Prize Finalist

Multi award-winning South African fashion designer, Thebe Magugu, has been named as one of six finalists in the 2021 International Woolmark Prize.