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La Fábrica Central / Jazz Lounge & Nightclub
450 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
We can't wait to gather and celebrate 9 years of quality, intentional events celebrating the dance floor sounds of Africa and the diaspora. We have a lot in store for this event. Along with celebrating our 9 year anniversary, we are also celebrating the birthday of resident DJ and creator, Adam Gibbons and for the first time at a one of our events, we will welcome multi-talented artist DJ Underdog from Washington D.C. repping okayafrica and AfroPunk and a live performance by Afrobeats Dance Boston!
— Adam Gibbons (Uncover Music / Uhuru Afrika: Boston / NYC)
— Underdog the Dj Events (okayafrica/Afropunk: D.C.)
— Sidy Maiga (Uhuru Afrika, Afrimanding: Bamako, Mali)
— Afrobeats Dance Boston Live performance!
— Facepainting by Sparklle
With live visuals by Jay Medina
Hosted by Goddess Raven Winter
Alexandria Wright greeting you at the door.
— Free gift to the first 100 people in the door
— $5 off if you wear your Uhuru Afrika Tshirt
— Get there early to avoid the line
SATURDAY Dec 9th: 10pm-2am: 21+: $15
$10 limited advanced tickets at residentadvisor.net/events/1039601
THE BACK ROOM at La Fabrica
450 Mass Ave in Central Sq, Cambridge
Special thanks and love to FUSICOLOGY fusicology.com/
Uhuru Afrika, producing well over 100 events in multiple cities and countries since our first party on Dec 4th 2008 and hosting some of the hottest artists from all over the globe, but most importantly creating space for some beautiful humans to gather and commune. We are honored and grateful to celebrate this milestone with you! Come join us, celebrate, get your face painted, enjoy some new afro-cocktails or fresh juices and bask in the sounds of Africa and beyond.
About Underdog: Born in Panama, Underdog came to DC at age seven with his mother and set down strong subcultural roots. He sees DJing as a mix of all genre’s and new aesthetics without conformity. His sets traverse the globe and delve in futurism on many levels. Bringing a “New Aesthetic”. His recent acclaim stems from his UNSEEN mixtape series which have expanded his listening audience and placed him outside of any playlist or genre-defined role. He’s shared the stage with artists like Femi Kuti, Bad Brains, Sango, Zap Mama, Common, Black Coffee, Kelela, A Tribe Called Red, Questlove, and Thundercat. From AFROPUNK to almost every major festival in NYC, DJ Underdog is currently holding down residencies with okayafricaDC, electrafriqueNYC. He also an acclaimed visual artist dealing in afro-surrealism and afrofuturism, and to some, helping define the genres. He is also the lead graphic designer for OkayAfrica.
The art in the top right corner of our cover photo and the middle right square on our general flyer design is a crop of a piece by Ifé Franklin/IféArt. It is part of a series titled 'Only the enlightened can read this map. See the full piece in the discussion board of this invite and reach out to Ife for available pieces and pricing. It is important that we support the artists in our community.