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AfropolitanLA is the LA chapter of Afropolitan Cities - The largest Afro-Caribbean monthly mixer in multiple metropolitan cities where Diaspora professionals can unwind, CONNECT, and enjoy a great selection of Afro-Caribbean music by A-list superstar DJs.

The movement is for progressives & cultural enthusiasts living in the LA and seeking to connect, socialize and collaborate with other like-minded individuals.

Visit www.AfropolitanCities.com for more information about the movement

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LA Afrobeats Block Party & Jollof Cookoff

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Early bird tickets available now at AfrobeatsBlockPartyLA.com

The summer is about to be lit! We’re taking Afrobeats & popular African culture to the streets of LA. Get ready for a total Afrobeats takeover at this festive block party and jollof cook-off at TENTEN Wilshire - A breathtaking 15,000 sq. ft. space with panoramic views overlooking downtown L.A., L.A. Live, and Hollywood

Anticipated to be one of biggest event of the summer, the block party will be a spectacle and an experience you cannot afford to miss this year! Check out the video for a taste of how the event went down last year in Washington DC & New York!!

Get ready for a festive vibe and a culturally-rich experience on the streets of LA that combines a jollof cook-off with live block party, popup shops, food vendors, and visual art from various African cultures. This immersive fun-filled cultural event puts the vibrancy and diversity of African cultures on full display for all to enjoy.
Jollof Cook-Off

Which country really has the best Jollof? Is it Ghana? Nigeria? Senegal? Sierra Leone? Gambia? Liberia? Cameroon ? Guinea ? . The jollof rivalry between these West African countries is no secret. If you have a West African friend, chances are you have had a jollof dish presented with a hefty serving of trash talk. But is this never-ending culinary war really over taste, or is it sheer display of patriotism and national pride? Let’s find out in LA, which country has the best at the LA Afrobeats Block Party and Jolloff cook-off. You can participate and find out for yourself
Get your tickets now. It’s all going down outdoors at the large luxury rooftop of TenTen Wilshire on Saturday, August 27th featuring an incredible lineup of performers.

$25 Early Bird | $30 Late Bird | $40 Regular Admission
Early bird tickets available now at AfrobeatsBlockPartyLA.com

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