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Davido, Wizkid, Stonebwoy & More Headline The All-Star ‘One Africa Music Fest' Concert

Definitely a summer concert not to miss, One Africa Music Fest will be hosted by Banky W at Barclays Center in New York.

High-profile artists hailing from the continent, “One Dance” rapper Wizkid, Nigerian pop star Davido, and Ghanaian dancehall performer Stonebwoy, are joining ranks for One Africa Music Fest on July 22.


Also slated to grace the stage are Tanzania’s superstar Diamond Platnumz and Nigeria’s hottest singers Flavour, Iyanya and Tiwa Savage.

It’s rumored Wizkid’s StarBoy WorldWide Records signees Ghanaian hip-hop duo R2Bees and Mr. Eazi may perform as well, according to Ghana Web.

Has your head exploded yet with this incredible and unprecedented lineup?

Definitely a summer concert not to miss, One Africa Music Fest will be hosted by Banky W at Barclays Center in New York.

Hurry to snag tix here and also catch more of Davido this summer, performing with NYC’s biggest afrobeat ensemble Antibalas at Okayafrica’s Afrobeat x Afrobeats.

Okayafrica is giving 3 winners a chance to win a pair of tickets to attend One Africa Music Fest! Enter here for a chance to win. Winners will be picked by 5 p.m. EST!

Can't make it to One Africa Fest in Brooklyn? Watch the stars live on the official livestream brought to you by TIDAL and Okayafrica. Tune in tomorrow Friday, July 22nd at 7:30pm EST.

Flier courtesy of One Africa Music Fest

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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