AFRICA is our center of gravity, our cultural and spiritual mother and father, our beating heart, no matter where we live on the face of this earth” - John Henrik Clarke 

Samambo [sah·mam·bo] - verb 
A Ghanaian slang term used to describe a form of celebration that incorporates singing, dancing and instrumentation

After a two year hiatus, Minneapolis DJ/Producer Kwey brings back “SAMAMBO”, a dance party series dedicated to celebrating music from the African diaspora. 

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Along with Kwey, this year's line up will also feature different Black and Afro DJs based in Minneapolis. 

Yasmeenah: A DJ known for being a dance floor therapist! Her sets include funky club genres, curating vibrant nights centered around music & dance. Her popular party "UNBOTHERED" is a night dedicated to lovers and listeners of Black electronic music.

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DJ McShellen: Michelle, or DJ McShellen is a West African female DJ based in Minneapolis. She loves to create a melting pot of old school, throwback, new school, and futuristic. McShellen has described this mix as "50% that's my jam" and "50% oh this a bop"! Her goal is to bring something different to the music scene every chance she gets and to create a new, fun, and enjoyed experience in every space. 

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DJ ENL: Leonard Nwajiaku is an afrobeats DJ based in Minneapolis and Huston. Known for his depth and dance-floor pleasing DJ ENL provides good vibes that flow and connect with his audience. 

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Hosted by Yoni Light & T-Buzz 

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Date: October 21st

Doors open at 9pm - ??