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LA: Fela Kuti Tribute Party with Rich Medina


"Jump N Funk," the original Fela tribute party is taking place this Saturday at The Front at The Vanguard in Los Angeles. Destroyer gets the party started and DJ Rich Medina takes it through the night. In the battle of the coasts, the west is certainly going to be the best this weekend.

The party is from 9pm to 2am, 21+ $10 BEFORE 11:30pm RSVP on Facebook. The inside scoop: if you mention to the parking attendant that you're there for the Jump N Funk Party you'll get a reduced parking price.

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How Relocating to Ghana Helped Reinvigorate Jewelry Designer Aisha Asamany's Work

Moving to Ghana gave Aisha Asamany's luxury jewelry brand, inspired by Adinkra symbols that traditionally project strength, fearlessness, love and power, renewed verve to tell personal stories of her growing clientele.

In 2019, the government of Ghana made a global splash with its Year of Return initiative – the campaign sought to encourage the African diaspora to return home to the continent, specifically to Ghana.

Linked to the 400th year commemoration of the first recorded landing of slaves in the United States, it became a launchpad for the Ghanaian government to convince Black people around the world to permanently settle in the West African country.

Aisha Asamany, a corporate management consultant for high-profile UK financial institutions turned self-taught luxury jewelry designer was one of many who heeded the call, trading in the corporate life for a spiritual and an entrepreneurial journey – one of joy, appreciation, and representation in her fatherland.

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