Boss XL Mag Exclusive Videos and Pics from the African Caribbean Festival in Atlanta
The Atlanta African Caribbean Fest wrapped up two days of non stop Afro Beats and Reggae Music with dance competitions and a one of it's kind battle between peas and rice and jollof rice.
The ACFest was produced by DDM York and the Botchey Brothers and was created to explore the cultural intersection between African & Caribbean culture. Over the weekend they brought together a collective of cultures, from West Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas, each with its unique vibes, creating an amazing celebration of family and friends. Attendees w enjoyed Afro-Caribbean music from DJ's like Bobby Konders and Jah Lion, dance, fashion, and amazing food while putting in their bid on the infamous question: Which Nation makes the best Jollof rice? More on that in a minute.
Day One Featured dance competitions and performances by Khaotic singing his number one hit "Appreciate Me", Bajan Soca Superstar Alison Hinds, and Power actor turned Reggae star Rotimi.
Checkout Khaotic performing his number one hit "Appreciate Me"
Checkout Alison Hinds performing her Soca hit "Faluma Ding Ding"
Day two brought more dance competitions and music sound clashes of Reggae and Soca Music versus Afro Beats. The sound clashes was hosted by comedians Michael Blackson and Majah Hype. Now back to the question of which Nation makes the best jollof rice. Nigeria won in a unanimous decision amongst other African countries, then won the head to head competition against West Indian peas and rice by a close vote.
Reggae super group T.O.K. performed all of their hits from "Gal Ya Lead" to "Footprints" closing out the second night of festivities.
Checkout Reggae group T.O.K. performing "Footprints"
Also checkout the photo gallery courtesy of Carl Agard