Cocody Productions And Host AfroHop At Smyth Hotel

by Alexi Yeldezian · September 30, 2011

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Cocody Productions and collaborated in hosting AfroHop at the Smyth Hotel last night.

The New York-based event series brings together the best of Africa at unique venues, as it integrates partnerships with charity, fashion, and media; special themes, and artist releases, performances, and hot diaspora DJ sets to expose the latest in African music. The celebration also included partnerships with global African fashion and retail site Heritage 1960 and fellowship program Princeton in America.

The evening featured a special album review session - "New Music of The Brothers Kuti" - mixing tracks of Fela's sons Femi and Seun's new releases.

Guests mingled with Teresa Clarke, model and actor Ger Duany, journalist Lola Ogunnaike, social gatekeeper Dawne Marie Grannum, model Aina Fadina, Heritage 1960 CEO Enyinne Owunwanne, Princeton in Africa's Chantal Palmer and notables from Africa's fashion industry, including Morgan George and Kadie Afrik from Edun and Ibrahim Ndoye from Mimi Plange. CEO Teresa Clarke

Heritage 1960's Enyinne Owunwanne and Cocody Productions' Jake Bright

Enyinne Owunwanne

Dawne Marie Grannum

Right: Jake Bright