NY: Scored x Jump N Funk Present The AfroBeatles

New York! The king of afrobeat meets the Fab Four in Scored & Jump N Funk's upcoming night The AfroBeatles. Join veteran selector Rich Medina — who just cut our latest AIYE mixtape — alongside host/narrator/DJ Mark Hines, drummer/percussionist Swiss Chris and the Afro Mosaic Soul Dance Group for an evening of live scoring with rare footage of Fela Kuti & The Beatles, plus narratives woven from Beatles a capellas and African cinema. You know Okayafrica's got the hook up for you, see below for a chance to win a pair of tickets!


Scored & Jump N Funk Present The AfroBeatles

Friday, April 6 live at DROM (85 Ave A)

11pm—4am. $10.

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Twitter Set to Build New Africa Headquarters in Ghana

According to Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO and co-founder, their new Africa headquarters will be in Ghana — beating strong contenders such as South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.

Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO and co-founder, has reportedly announced that the social networking service will be basing its new Africa headquarters in Ghana. The announcement was shared, earlier today, on Twitter's own blog and via Dorsey's personal account. Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo quickly confirmed the news, stating that Ghana welcomed the announcement and the confidence reflected by the giant social media company's choice of country.

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