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The Sweet Spot Festival x Okayafrica Present: Peppa Soup, Hot & Spicy Afrobeats! [7/20]

Okayafrica is proud to present the Peppa Soup at the Sweet Spot Festival in NYC this weekend!


Join Okayafrica and the Sweet Spot Festival on July 20th for an electric celebration of African music and culture. Afropolitans, beautiful people from the diaspora and lovers of world music will come together in Harlem to jam to afrobeats by DJ Tafari, DJ Kwabena, DJ Herbert Holler and DJ Simoroobes. The Sweet Spot marketplace will feature unique African food, jewelry, vintage vendors. Jetblue will once again raffle off a free flight to anywhere they jet. Okayafrica is coming with special goodies. And The Studio Museum of Harlem will host a fun and engaging art workshop for all. The fun continues at the after-party hosted by the amazing team from The Shrine at their new restaurant Silvana. Delicious food and live music. What more can you ask for! In the meantime, jam to DJ Tafari's Pure Wata Afrobeat mix, who'll be turning up Harlem on July 20th. See you there!

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Featuring Olamide, Khuli Chana, Kwesi Arthur x Vic Mensa, KiDi, Elaine, Ruger and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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