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Okayafrica Presents Electrafrique NYC On The Roof Of Output With DJ Marfox!

Okayafrica presents Electrafrique NYC on the Output Roof, Monday, September 1st, with DJ Cortega, Underdog, Marfox and Kashaka.


Electrafrique NYC returns in September for a special Labor Day edition on the roof of Output. Joining Electrafrique hosts DJ Cortega, Underdog, and Kashaka is Lisbon's Afro-Portuguese DJ pioneer Marfox (Sao Tome & Principe / Portugal). Doors open at 2PM. The Bolivian Llama Party food stand will be on deck selling their South American cuisine. Purchase advance tickets here. Entry is FREE before 5PM with RSVP.

>>>Purchase Advance Tickets

>>>RSVP For FREE Entry Before 5PM

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

2PM-10PM

DJ MARFOX

HOSTED BY CORTEGA, UNDERDOG, & KASHAKA

OUTPUT

74 WYTHE AVE, BROOKLYN

Door: $10

FREE WITH RSVP BEFORE 5PM

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News of Kenneth David Kaunda's passing, at age 97, has reverberated across the globe. Kaunda, affectionately known as KK, was Zambia's first President from 1964 to 1991.

Following Nelson Mandela's passing in December 2013, Kenneth Kaunda became Africa's last standing hero. Now with his passing on Thursday, June 17 — after being admitted to the Maina Soko Military Hospital in Lusaka earlier in the week — this signals the end of Africa's liberation history chapter.

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