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Everyday People x Okayafrica Brunch [10/3]

Okayafrica is teaming up with Everyday People once again to host a daytime and evening party at NYC's The DL with DJ Moma and Rich Knight.


Okayafrica is teaming up with Everyday People once again for a daytime brunch and evening party at New York City's The DL (95 Delancey St.) on October 3 from 12:30 to 10:00 PM. The affair, which consistently brings out the city's best dressed, is sure to get crowds swaying this Saturday to selections from resident DJs Moma & Rich Knight with special guests DJ Cortega (of Electrafrique) and Just Dizle (Paris), plus a live performance from East African retro pop outfit Alsarah & The Nubatones. Also in the house will be hosts SaadaRoblé alongside Maeron & Zay. As always, there’s no cover charge and no guestlist. Admission is based on venue capacity and the doorman's discretion, so come early and let your style show! The brunch buffet is open from 12:30 to 4:00 PM. See all additional info at the Facebook event and get ready for the party with DJ Moma and Rich Knight's Alsarah & The Nubatones mixtape Silt Remixed below.

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Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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