Okayafrica x World Cup Finals Party in New York | July 11 | 4PM
Performing live: The Roots, Talib Kweli, Blitz the Ambassador and more!
The Roots are set to headline the OkayAfrica World Cup 2010 Finals party to celebrate the first time in its 80-year history that tournament will take place on African soil. The FREE concert will take place July 11 at Brooklyn's Prospect Park at 4 p.m. ET. The event also boasts an eclectic line-up of hip-hop notables including Talib Kweli and Blitz the Ambassador who is a Ghana native. Interestingly, Ghana will make its second appearance at the World Cup and is among the various African teams expected to reach the finals. Actor Sahr Ngaujah, the star of the hit Broadway musical Fela!, will also make an appearance.
For more information about the event, click HERE
The Roots -- "Game Theory"
"I'll make it hotter than when Shaft in Africa / Jump outta a black Porshe huffin a fat cigar / Night ridin on 'em like my last name was Hasselhoff . . ."