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Celebrating 7 Years of Black President’s Day

ThatKellieGirl at the Black President’s Day 7 Year Celebration

ThatKellieGirl was on the scene for the Black President’s Day on Thursday.  This is one of my favorite annual events.  Produced by Risikat “Kat” Okedeyi, founder of Lil SoSo Production, Black President’s Day serves as the official DC tribute to Afrobeat creator Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

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Freedom Friday: Happy Chinese New Year

Hello Lovelies!

This Monday, millions of people began ringing in the Lunar New Year.  In DC, the new year will be celebrated on Sunday in Chinatown. 2012 is the year of the dragon. The year of the dragon is considered to be the luckiest of the Chinese lunar years.  ThatKellieGirl was born in the year of the dragon, so we will see what is in store for the rest of the year.

In the meantime, enjoy this unseasonably warm weather by heading out to some great events this weekend.

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The Fela! AfterParty

Hey Good People!

Come out tonight (9/29) to the Official After Party for Fela! (the Musical) at the Montserrat House featuring Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Cast Members from Fela!, JuJu Sci-Fi (i:Wah & Underdog) & Funk Ark.  It’s all going down.  This will truly be a night to remember!  Early arrival is highly suggested.

Thursday, September 29

THE MONTESERRAT HOUSE

2016 9th St. NW (close to 930 Club)

8PM

20 bucks

Music Monday

Good Morning Everyone! 

So there is this new song out called Oliver Twist  from Kanye’s newly signed G.O.O.D. artist, D’Banj.  Kanye West also produced the single.  Folks are loving this song, but now a dance competition is causing the song to spread like wildfire. 

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