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BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

OkayAfrica with The Roots and Talib Kweli


Jul 11, 2010 • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Prospect Park Bandshell (2020)
9th Street & Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215
United States
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with Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew, Blitz the Ambassador, Sahr Ngaujah (the star of FELA! on Broadway), Zakee, Dragons of Zynth, DJ J. Period, DJ Dhundee and DJ OP!

The Roots headline the OkayAfrica World Cup 2010 Finals party to celebrate the first time in its 80-year history the tournament will take place on African soil. With a kick-off by Sahr Ngaujah, the star of the hit Broadway musical Fela!, the show features performances by artists from all corners of the Diaspora, including host Talib Kweli (Brooklyn), Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew (Sierra Leone), Blitz the Ambassador (Ghana), and many others to be announced. Musically omnivorous hip-hop icons The Roots honor the fresh music of Africa jamming throughout the day with surprise guests and capping it all off with a closing set.

The Roots
Talib Kweli
Bajah & The Dry Eye Crew
Blitz The Ambassador
Sahr Ngaujah
Dragons of Zynth
DJ J. Period
DJ Dhundee


Venue Information:

The BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival is one of New York City's longest running, free, outdoor performing arts festivals and is held every summer at the Prospect Park Bandshell. View seating arrangements here.

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