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Celebrate the 5 Year Anniversary of #OKAYAFRICADC This Week!

#OKAYAFRICADC, our party in the heart of Washington, D.C. is turning five years-old this week.

It's crazy to think that #OKAYAFRICADC, our party in the heart of Washington, D.C. is turning five years-old this week.


Hosted and ran by DJ Underdog, the #OKAYAFRICADC parties have been regularly bring the sounds of afrobeats, kwaito, kuduro, South African house, zouk, soukous, coupé-décalé, hiplife, and much more to D.C.'s Tropicalia.

This Wednesday (11/23), join DJ Underdog, DJ Native Sun, Jahsonic and host Dada Roots for a landmark birthday celebration. Doors open at 10PM and the party goes on 'til 4AM.

To get your mind ready, check out Underdog and ArtNoir's recent mixtape collaboration Joburg Soundscapes above.

We wanna see you all there!

Photo by Dereck Green/Gallo Images/Getty Images

AKA Announces Social Media Break After Fiancé Nelli Tembe's Passing

South African rapper AKA has shared that he will be going on a social media hiatus as he mourns the tragic death of his fiancé Nelli Tembe.

South African super rapper AKA has reached out to the public for the first time since the tragic death of his fiancé Nelli Tembe two weeks ago. Supamega released a public statement stating that he had relinquished his social media accounts to his management team to allow himself time to mourn. The statement comes a week after Anele Tembe, affectionately known as Nelli, was laid to rest.

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