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Join Us For Our Electrafrique NYC Party This Weekend With Stanley Enow, DJ Moma & DJ Cortega!

Come welcome OkayAfrica Electrafrique back to its New York City home at Louie & Chan for a Saturday night dance party.

The OkayAfrica Electrafique parties regularly bring the hottest sounds from all corners of the African continent to dance floors across the world.


We're stoked to welcome OkayAfrica Electrafrique back to its New York City home at Louie & Chan for a night soundtracked by selections from Everyday People's DJ Moma and Electrafrique's own DJ Cortega, both of whom just returned from holding down an epic Electrafrique Dakar party.

We'll also be hosting a very special guest dropping in to perform a few songs: Cameroonian star rapper Stanley Enow will be in the building and performing a special set!

Come through this Saturday, February 18 to Louie & Chan! All info in the flyer below.

Facebook RSVP here. 

The night is FREE before 11PM and $10 afterwards.

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9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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