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Meet Ayinde Zuri the Pirate

We met this guy at the Halfway to Halloween Party at Necto

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When we bumped into Ayinde Zuri the Pirate, he was dressed up for the Halfway to Halloween Party at Necto Nightclub’s Factory Monday Nights. Ayinde is not only a pirate, but also a musician and a magician. He collects vinyl records and Force FX Lightsabers. He enjoys walking his dogs, hanging out by the lake, and volunteering for his son’s Little League baseball team. He loves everything to do with music, and co-hosts a weekly dance party at Necto called Recreation. Ayinde also recently spun a set at the Ann Arbor Summer Festival Top of the Park. Ayinde loves fashion, and his favorite places to shop are thrift shops, head shops, and tourist traps along highways. 

Hat, Coat, Boot Coverings and Sword Belt … Fantasy Attic (R.I.P.) … $100

Hair Beads … Bead shop in Traverse City … $1.50

Headband … Lee’s Beauty Supply … $1

Rings … The Rocket … $2

Shirt … Head shop, Saugatuck … $25

Vest … Made with fabric purchased from Jo-Ann Fabric … $3

Juicy Couture Belt … LA … gift

Waist Scarf … Target … $20

Black Levi Jeans … Kohl’s … $20

Juicy Couture Boots … LA … gift

Mother’s Shrunken Head … Spirit Halloween … $10

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