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Thursday, March 13 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Packed With Electronic Beats: Africa's Next Music Coming to America

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Numerous musicians and DJs are emerging from across Africa, enriching the global music scene. They reflect a new generation of socially networked artists who are just as comfortable in the tough areas of Africa's largest cities as they are performing at European nightclubs and festivals. How can this innovative music make the transition from Africa to Europe to North America, specifically the USA?

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Speakers
avatar for Elom "EL" Adablah

Elom "EL" Adablah

Artist/Composer/ProducerBBnZ LiveElom Adablah better known by his stage name E.L is an award winning Ghanaian Rapper and record producer. The enterprising young music icon began music during his secondary education and despite the skepticism of close friends and family; EL invested... Read More →
avatar for Obi Asika

Obi Asika

FounderStorm 360He is Chairman of OutSource Media, a leading communications + content company as well as Chairman of Storm 360 one of Nigeria’s leading media and entertainment companies. He is also Chairman of Social Media Week Lagos, a global platform he brought to Nigeria. He... Read More →
avatar for Rab Bakari

Rab Bakari

Pres CTOMixerpot LLCRab Bakari is an indispensable linchpin in the entertainment business. He has decades of hands-on experience as an authentic New York Hip Hop creator and a music corporate person. Rab Bakari has taken his experience as a DJ/Music Producer; Break Dancer; Graffiti... Read More →
avatar for Rickie Davies

Rickie Davies

Ent PublicistRickie Davies PRRickie Davies is an Entertainment Publicist and has been actively involved in the African Music Industry for over four years. From building new brands to managing reputations and event strategies, Rickie has worked with some of the biggest brands in entertainment... Read More →
avatar for Moses "Buddha Blaze" Mbasu

Moses "Buddha Blaze" Mbasu

Artist Developer, Social Media Strategist for Mi-FoneSpark AfricaBuddha Blaze is an urban music journalist, historian, MC, entrepreneur and event organizer in Africa. He was the editor of East Africa’s first entertainment magazine, PHAT! Magazine. He is an active promoter of urban... Read More →
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Ovie Ofugara

Co-Owner/Head of ContentNot Just OKOvie Ofugara, more commonly known as "Ovie O" is the Head of Content and Co-Owner of Nigeria's #1 Music Blog/Website NotJustOk.com, which is also the most visited music site in Africa.


Thursday March 13, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 17B 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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