Events

NYC: 'Illuminate' Party This Sunday


New York! Head over to Yotel this Sunday for a benefit party featuring Anane' Vega spinning with live percussion from AmonDrum, DJ sets by Mr. V, Nickodemus Nappy G (Turntables on the Hudson), DJ OBaHCandice Anitra, and a live performance by recent OKA feature Wunmi. Profits from Illuminate will aid "girls' and women's empowerment in Africa" by funding Next Aid and Solar Sister's innovative missions (more info on their sites). On top of the performances, the event will feature a Tech4Development Marketplace with "products that have the breakthrough potential to improve the lives of the poor through creative, appropriate design." Click here for tickets and check the flyer below for more info!

 

Music

The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Rema, BLK JKS, Tkay Maidza, Ayra Starr and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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