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OkayAfrica Presents 'Riddim & Beats' with D'banj, Sister Nancy and The Compozers at Lincoln Center Out of Doors

OkayAfrica brings you the ultimate mashup of the summer with Riddim & Beats at Lincoln Center Out of Doors.

NEW YORK CITY—After having a blast last July at Lincoln Center Out of Doors with Davido and Antibalas, we're back again with another free show that will shut New York City down.


On Thursday, August 10, OkayAfrica presents Riddim & Beats, where we fill Damrosch Park with the funk of West African beats and the rhythms of Caribbean carnival. Nigeria's Kokomaster D'banj and Jamaican-born reggae star of the '80s Sister Nancy join forces to summon the essential elements of carnival culture—music, costume, and dance—alongside eclectic London afrobeats band, The Compozers. Live dancers turn the stage into a vivid, colorful mash-up of African and Caribbean cultures in the heart of New York City.

Click here to RSVP, and look back at our recap of last year's Lincoln Center Out of Doors show below.

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Here is the Performance Lineup for 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala

The 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards has announced their exciting performance lineup featuring Nasty C, Wizkid, Diamond Platnumz and more.

The MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021 (MAMAs) have released the highly anticipated performance lineup ahead of the virtual award show's premiere in Uganda. South African rapper Nasty C will reportedly return to the stage after his last performance in 2016. This year's lineup is sure to keep music fans glued to their screens and dancing along. Nigerian megastar Wizkid, Sheebah Karungi, Diamond Platnumz, Khaligraph Jones, Suspect 95, Soraia Ramos, Calema are all slated to perform.

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