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Okayafrica TV: Old Money in NYC

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We linked up with the Old Money duo at a converted midtown studio their boy, multimedia artist Mega, had transformed. Scheme and Andre Oswald talked about their pan-continental influences — kids in favelas, South African townships, kuduro, kwaito — and performed a cassette tape-player backed rendition of their Jamaican flavored jam "Ackee & Saltfish."

Video shot by Yves F. Wilson. Edited by Andrew Flynn.

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