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NYC: Win Tix To Georgia Anne Muldrow + Dudley Perkins Album Release Party

We're giving away 2 free tickets to see Georgia Anne Muldrow and Dudley Perkins "The Lighthouse" Album Release Party.


Okayafricans in Cape Town had the pleasure of seeing the prolific husband and wife duo Georgia Anne Muldrow & Dudley Perkins when they played The Pan African Space Station music series in Langa. If you missed it, you can listen to the live stream we premiered here. Now we're giving away 2 free tickets to see G&D live at Brooklyn Bowl to celebrate the release of their new LP The Lighthouse (listen to it on NPR's "First Listen" here). To enter, tweet #TheLighthouse  @Okayafrica. Simple!

Where: Brooklyn Bowl in NYC

When: Tuesday May, 21.

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Daniel Kaluuya Is Producing a Live-Action 'Barney' Movie with Mattel

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Kaluuya will co-produce the film as part of his 59% production banner, which signed a first-look deal with Paramount back in May. Speaking on his involvement with the project and the impact of Barney & Friends, Kaluuya had this to say: "Barney was a ubiquitous figure in many of our childhoods, then he disappeared into the shadows, left misunderstood. We're excited to explore this compelling modern-day hero and see if his message of 'I love you, you love me' can stand the test of time."

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