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Okayafrica Presents: Sinkane Live At SOB's With Helado Negro [11/2]

Win a pair of tickets to Sinkane live at SOB's with Helado Negro.


Sinkane's been a busy man this year touring around North America and Europe in promotion of his latest full-length Mean Love (out now on DFA Records) and acting as the musical director & bandleader of the William Onyeabor ATOMIC BOMB! band. The Sudanese-born, Brooklyn-based songwriter will be returning home this coming November 2, bringing his funk melodies & polyrhythms for a night at SOB's alongside the Latin American soundscapes of Helado Negro

We'll be giving away 2 pairs of tickets to this show, for a chance to win follow & tweet @okayafrica with the hashtag #SinkaneSOBs. We'll select and notify a winner on Friday 10/31. See show details and check out Sinkane's video for "How We Be" below.

>>> Buy Tickets to OKAYAFRICA PRESENTS: Sinkane w/ special guest Helado Negro

Sunday, Nov 2 2014

7:30PM doors/9:00PM show

$15.00 in advance/$18.00 day of show [21+]

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Image via Sheila Afari PR.

9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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