In this beat-driven doubleheader, Okayafrica - the source for "all that's hot and jumping in the new African renaissance" - bridges the funk-infused Afrobeat popularized in 1970s - era Nigeria to the next wave of charttopping African club music. Brooklyn-based ensemble Antibalas opens the show in the in the pure Afrobeat spirit of the legendary musician and activist Fela Kuti. Then 23 year old Nigerian artist-producer Davido, who "Fader" hailed as the "future of African pop," takes over the stage, injecting his signature electronic "Afrobeats" into an exhilarating blend of traditional African music, hip-hop, funk, and pop.

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