Win Tickets To See D'Banj Live In NYC

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Nigerian superstar, Mo' Hits Records all-star and Kanye West's newly signed G.O.O.D. Music artist D'Banj will play a rare New York City show at Irving Plaza on Sunday, February 19. Tickets are on-sale now, but you know Okayafrica's got the hook-up for a few of you!

We're giving away 2 pairs of tickets for D'banj and Mo' Hits' NYC show, all you gotta do is join our newsletter below — use your real e-mail, that's where we'll notify you if you won! Head below for a promo clip from The Koko Master himself and check out the flyer for more details on the show. Watch D'banj's video for "Fall In Love ft. Genevieve" above.


D'Banj and Mo' Hits

Live at Irving Plaza

17 Irving Place, New York, NY 10003

Sunday, Feb 19, 2012 at 8:00 PM

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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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