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Okayafrica + The Ace Hotel Party Down @ Coachella


Yes yes ya'll, we will be baking ourselves in the desert, watching siiiiiicccccck live acts, lounging poolside AND hosting a party at the Ace Hotel as part of the Ace's Desert Gold: Roadside Attraction party series during Coachella (have you seen the m-f lineup?! hooo-laaa-hooops!).

Hosted by the feverishly on fiaah Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 ("best show of SXSW" is what we hear) who will be performing at Coachella proper on Sunday, Okayafrica's Saturday night banger will bring the seething sounds and psychedelic grooves from DJs Chief Boima (Sierra Leone in the haus!) and Sinkane (wassup, Sudan!) to resonate across the desert landscape. And check the afro-futurist vids from Kenya's Just A Band. Free rolling papers provided c/o Seun. Thanks dude!

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The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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