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Afrobeats Is Taking Over the Bay Area This October

The Lost in Riddim festival sees a host of African talent make their way to the Bay Area to celebrate this year's Nigerian Independence Day

This year, the international music and art festival Lost in Riddim is returning with an African affair, as artists from across the continent make their way to California's Bay Area. The music event, which comes to us via Sol Blume this October, features a girthy lineup, primed with the likes of Burna Boy, Wizkid, Major League DJs, Davido, legendary Jamaican rapper Sean Paul, and so many more.

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Watch: Davido and Trevor Noah Catch Up On The Daily Show

The Nigerian talent discussed raising $600k with fans over Venmo, his US tour, and more with the South African host.

Nigerian-American singer and producer Davido hung out with Trevor Noah, at The Daily Show this week. The 'Stand Strong' singer is getting ready for his upcoming performances across North America this month but made sure to stop by New York City to spend some time with his South African friend.

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