Portugal seems to be the following huge competition vacation spot. The identical day Rolling Loud announced the lineup for its return to the Iberian Peninsula, Afro Nation — the yin to RL’s yang, actually — has additionally introduced its personal lineup that includes headliners Burna Boy, 50 Cent, and Booba (for the uninitiated, the latter is a French rapper from Paris).
Along with these names, rising acts diaspora like Asake, Fireboy DML, Black Sherif, and Ms. Banks are billed to seem, together with a powerful number of sounds from Aya Nakamura, Tayc, Oxlade, Tyla, and Camidoh. South African DJ Uncle Waffles may even play a set forward of Scorpion Kings’ headlining dance set on the amapiano-dedicated Piano Folks stage together with Musa Keys, Daliwonga, Sha Sha, and Nicky Summers.
In keeping with a press launch, that is solely part one of many bulletins so it’ll be attention-grabbing to see who all will get added forward of the competition’s June 28-30 dates at The Algarve in Portimão. Last year’s show included Megan Thee Stallion, Wizkid, and extra, so the probabilities appear countless. Tickets go on sale January 26 at midday, with a restricted pre-sale at 9. You may get extra data at afronation.com.
In the event you can’t make all of it the way in which to Europe for the competition, haven’t any worry; the first-ever US show has been set for a Could 27-28 competition in Miami, headlined by Burna Boy and Wizkid.
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