AFRO STATE OF MIND / launch party MAY 18th


You’ve studied hard all year and you’re finally graduating with your bachelor, your Masters or your Ph.D? Perhaps you missed the last MIA party or you’re just in the mood for some good African music? Come celebrate your achievement with us, your most faithful Made In Africa & The Xiles are getting ready to hit you hard with another party "AFRO STATE OF MIND" on May 18th @ The Vault Ultra Lounge (below Element). DJ BIRANE & XPECT, Guest DJ Henry from will keep you on your feet with the best Coupé Décallé, Azonto, Zouk, Soca, Salsa, Dancehall, Soukouss....

Prior to the main event, we will be hosting the launch party of Yvonne Amofah’s online magazine from 9:30 -11:00pm. There will be hors-d’oeuvres served and an open bar. For all aspiring entrepreneurs, bloggers, consumers of African news or if you are simply curious about Yvonne’s work come celebrate the fruits of her hard work and learn more about her and what motivated her to start her magazine. RSVP is required to attend the launch party. Yvonne W. Amofah is the founder and CEO of Nexus2Africa. She was raised in London, were she attended London Guildhall University graduated with a BA Joint Honors in Communications and Law. She moved to the US in 2006 where she attended UMUC where she graduated with a Masters in International relations in 2008. She currently works in the software securities industry.

Nexus2Africa’s mission is to promote positive images of Africans on the continent and throughout the African diaspora. will endeavor to report current news stories involving Africans in all aspects of life including Development, Business, Technology, Health, Cultural, Entertainment, Economics, Politics, Human rights, Law and order, Infrastructure, Governance and much more. For more information visit

If you are graduating this May or you know someone who is graduating who you’d like to shout out please send us their name and our DJs will give them a shout out throughout the night.

Last but not least, please remember to RSVP @ [masked] for free entrance before 11:30p. The cover charge is $15 for all after 11:30pm, no exception.

Please spread the word, bring a friend, a family member, tell a stranger but most importantly come out and experience AFRO STATE OF MIND, the hottest African party in New York City! For more info email us at [masked] or go to our Facebook:

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  • Shaun H.

    is there going to be a party this saturday?

    September 19, 2013

  • Amy A.!

    May 19, 2013

  • Cedi C.

    Hi All,
    Make sure you come out and attend launch party at 9:30PM. was created by our very own meetup member Yvonne. Come support and learn more about her new venture. RSVP at [masked]. Cheers

    May 7, 2013

  • Francine

    I will be there and I am looking forward to meeting the members of this group.

    April 28, 2013

  • Armel M

    I heard last month's event as a success. Lots of beautiful people and wonderful crowd. I am certainly attending the next event in May.
    I cannot wait!!!!! whose with me?

    April 24, 2013

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