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The PAN Party Heats Up NYC Once Again!


DJ Sirak and DJ Xpect are back at it with another PAN party Friday June 29 with special guest DJ Ronny from Ghana. Pay attention because the party has transferred spots to Harlem's Cafe Addis on W 125th st. PAN is a global pan-African experience that brings the best “young, fresh, and creative sounds coming out of the African diaspora at large.” To say that this party is a hype sweat parlor of body bouncing for NYC's beautiful diasporic community (super model Ger Duany was spotted at the last joint) is NOT an overstatement. Peep full details below and "like" their new Facebook page here.

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Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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