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Video: Revisit the Magic from OkayAfrica's 'Mzansi Heat & Naija Beats' at Lincoln Center Out of Doors

Our video recaps what went down featuring Yemi Alade, DJ Tunez and DJ Maphorisa.

OkayAfrica's 'Mzansi Heat and Naija Beats' was the ultimate African dance party to land at Lincoln Center Out of Doors.

In our third year of partnering with the free concert series, Damrosch Park was jam packed with over 5,000 people in anticipation to see Nigerian star Yemi Alade, South Africa's DJ Maphorisa and Afrobeats' DJ Tunez in action—and it was nothing short of amazing.

In this recap video, you'll get a glimpse of the night full of African magic along with hearing from the three stars themselves about the priceless moment, the hard work it took to prepare for the night and more.

Watch below.

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Photo by Oluwaseye Olusa.

Here's What You Missed at OkayAfrica's 'Mzansi Heat & Naija Beats' at Lincoln Center Out of Doors

A photo recap of our special night of Naija and Mzansi magic featuring Yemi Alade, DJ Tunez and DJ Maphorisa.

OkayAfrica turned Lincoln Center Out of Doors into the ultimate African party full of top-notch talent coming from the continent and its diaspora Thursday evening with Mzansi Heat and Naija Beats, hosted by Young Prince and Shernita.

In OkayAfrica's third year of partnering with the free concert series, Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park was jam packed with over 5,000 people in anticipation to see Nigerian star Yemi Alade, South Africa's DJ Maphorisa and Afrobeats' DJ Tunez in action—and they didn't disappoint.

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Hear DJ Maphorisa's Song For Nelson Mandela's 100th Birthday

"Dance Like Mandela" features Moonchild, Stilo Magolide, Mlindo The Vocalist & DJ Sbucardo and samples Drake.

Today marks the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela.

To celebrate the occasion, South African producer DJ Maphorisa—the man behind many a hit for the likes of Drake, Kwesta, Shekhinah and others—is sharing the new gqom-leaning track "Dance Like Mandela."

Maphorisa called up a strong list of collaborators to help out on this new song for Mandela. Moonchild, who shines on bangers like "Midnight Starring" and "Makhe," adds her vocals to the track. Boyzn Bucks member and rapper Stilo Magolide also shows up to add his own flavor alongside Mlindo The Vocalist and DJ Sbucardo.

You can also hear snippets of "Madiba Riddim," the track from Drake's More Life sampled in this new one.

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