NYC Event: 3rd Annual Roots Holiday Jammy

The Roots will throwdown in NYC for their annual holiday party on December 15th at BB Kings. The show will also feature an OkayAfrica set with Blitz the Ambassador and Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew. Details below: 243 W. 42nd Street New York, NY 10 pm, rsvp to


AfriPOP! Does CMJ: OkayAfrica Showcase at Knitting Factory

Africans Represent at OkayPlayer Event By Nosarieme Garrick On our final night at was has become a blurry CMJ week, we took it to Williamsburg’s Knitting Factory for the Okay Africa Showcase.  Presented by Modiba and OkayPlayer, OkayAfrica featured Sierra Leone’s Bajah and the Dry Eye Crew, Rwanda’s Iyadede (pictured above), Brooklyn hip-hoppers Jahdan Blakkamoore & Matt Shadetek, and Ghana’s Blitz the Ambassador. BLITZ-Knitting Factory clip from Truth Films on […]


Bajah and the Dry Eye Crew Mixtape

Afro-ragga newbies Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew are getting all up in the NYC mix. They recently rocked Santos Party House and Bajah appeared on a culture panel sponsored by the Wall Street Journal (!!!) with The Roots’ Questlove. Their Kings of Salone mixtape is more of their high-energy dubby African Hip-hop.