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Okayafrica Presents: Femi Kuti & The Positive Force x Sinkane x King Britt Live at SummerStage

Femi Kuti, Sinkane and King Britt will play Central Park SummerStage live this week, presented by Okayafrica!

This Sunday, Okayafrica is proud to present a knockout show headlined by Femi Kuti at New York City's Central Park SummerStage. The concert will feature a fervent set from Femi, who aims to reimagine his afrobeat legacy in his upcoming No Place For My Dream album, backed by Sudanese indie darling Sinkane and a DJ set from King Britt. See all info in the flyer above and at SummerStage's website. Watch a few clips from each artist below to get you in the mood and head to Central Park this Sunday June 23 for the Femi Kuti SummerStage show with Sinkane!


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Femi Kuti "The World Is Changing"

Sinkane "Warm Spells"

King Britt's Sonic Journey Into Afrofuturism

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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