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There’s only one way to describe the day party known as Everyday People: insane. Founded in April 2012 by a lady (Saada Ahmed), reality television chef (Chef Roblé), and hit-banger (DJ mOma), Everyday People is a soiree that’s since gone viral. Held monthly at its flagship venue, the DL, Everyday People brings droves of au courant millennials and the odd inconspicuous celebrity to one rooftop with the intention to turn up. With resident DJs mOma and Rich Knight, the turn-up is imminent, and eminent. Before the party takes off, there’s a Roblé-curated buffet brunch followed by live guest performances — J. Cole, Janelle Monáe, and Lion Babe have all taken the stage at previous Everyday Peoples. One will need energy prior to a marathon of dancing; after all, the party lasts until 9 p.m.! Expect to be singing, dancing, and sweating to an eclectic mix of hip-hop, Afrobeat, funk, and reggae, plus the occasional Top 40 track, from the first mimosa on. There’s no sitting down at Everyday People — the venue’s so packed that seats are quite sparse. Dance like no one is watching? Better adage: Dance like you’re at Everyday People. At the DL, 95 Delancey Street, Manhattan 10002, 212-228-0909,

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 13, 2015

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