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Photos From Everyday People x Okayafrica Brunch Party In NYC

Okayafrica teamed up with Everyday People for an all-day brunch party in NYC featuring East African Retro Pop outfit Alsarah & The Nubatones.

Photos: Leon Williams (@leonwilliamsnyc)


On Saturday, we teamed up with our friends Everyday People once again for an all-day brunch party at The DL in New York City with sets by DJs Cortega, mOma, Rich Knight and Paris' Just Dizle, and a very special live performance by East African Retro Pop outfit Alsarah & The Nubatones. Also in the house were Everyday People hosts Chef Roble, Saada and TreauuCitizins turned Reign Apiim into a human canvas. Browse through photos from the party above.

Alsarah & The Nubatones (@alsarah5000) bringing East African Retro Pop to Okayafrica x @everydaypplnyc

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