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7th Annual Black President’s Day, Wed. 10/24

Black President’s Day serves as the official DC tribute to Afrobeat creator Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. This year as part of the festivities we have two new additions to the DC Felabration. First, we have partnered with The Beat Inn, a Facebook group of aspiring and professional music producers, for what we calling our ‘Chops 4 Seven’ […]

6th Annual Black President’s Day, Sat. 10/15

“Black President’s Day” is an annual tribute to Fela Anikulapo-Kuti done around the time of his birthday, October 15th. LiL SoSo Productions, along with its community partners, will be producing the annual tribute this year in historic Anacostia. The event will feature food, live music, live art and more! Advance purchase of tickets is suggested, […]

5th Annual Black President’s Day, Sun. 10/24

LSP returns with another edition of DC’s annual celebration of Fela Kuti! We have scaled back some, but the good vibes and music remain! Come as you are (painted or otherwise) and rock out to the sounds of the King of Afrobeat and those under his influence. DJ sets by: Jahsonic Adrian Loving DJ Stylus […]

Black President’s Day 2009, Sat. 10/17

Once again celebrating Fela Anikulapo Kuti, this time with special emphasis on the First Ladies of Afrobeat. Dedicated, loyal and innovative, these women often relegated to the sidelines, were at the center of Fela’s movement, sound and presentation. Complimentary buffet (while it lasts): Jollof rice, Plantain & Chicken FREE HEINEKEN (while supplies last) Live Music: […]

3rd Annual Black President's Day

Black President’s Day ’08, Sat. 10/18

This year’s “Black President’s Day” celebration will not only honor Afrobeat creator Fela Kuti, but will also give to a worthy area cause. Metro TeenAIDS is a community health organization dedicated to supporting young people in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Through education, support, and advocacy, MTA works to prevent the spread of HIV, promote responsible […]

Black President’s Day ’08 is upon us

Here’s a flashback from last year. [download | subscribe via iTunes] [more photos]

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DJ Stylus @ Fela celebration, Sun 10/15

Featuring: DJs I-Wah, Jahsonic and Stylus (Sounds) Painted Lady Project (Special Performance) Dissident Display & AM Radio (Visuals) Doors open at 8 pm $7 Before 10 pm, $10 After (A portion of the proceeds will be donated to youth AIDS oranizations) BOHEMIAN CAVERNS 2001 11th Street, NW Washington, DC