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NYC: Win Tix To See Fatoumata Diawara Live + U.S. Tour!

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Fresh off of Damon Albarn's Africa Express Tour, Mali's Fatoumata Diawara heads to the United States this fall to play a series of live shows! This is your chance to catch this multi-faceted musician whose talented guitar sound blends funk, jazz, and soul. Okayafrica is giving away 2 free tickets (a $70 value) to see her live at NYC's Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University Friday 9/28 at 7:30pm. Simply follow @Okayafrica on Twitter and tweet at us #FatoumataTix to enter! Go here to purchase tickets and to see a full list of tour dates.

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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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