London get ready!!!!
Following two-sold out shows at New York’s Barclays Centre (19,000 capacity) and Houston’s Toyota Center (18,000 capacity), the World’s Biggest Afrobeats Festival will now debut in the UK at SSE Wembley Arena. One Africa Music Fest USA saw huge performances by Wizkid, Dbanj, Jidenna, Flavour andSeun Kuti and was attended by US celebrities Swizz Beatz, DJ Ebro, Lil Mama, Angela Simmons and more. The event was also streamed live on Tidal and supported by Hot 97 radio.
The London extravaganza will hold on 13th May, with the weight of Global Radio’s Capital Xtra, and will be the first Afrobeats event of this magnitude in Europe. It will feature a line-up of Africa’s most renowned artists, such as Roc Nation’s Tiwa Savage, Nigeria’s biggest pop duo P-Square, Sony Music’s Davido and fellow label-mate Tekno dubbed the ‘golden boy of Afrobeats’; Tanzanian superstar Alicia; pan-African stars Awilo Longomba and Casper Nyovest, as well as Flavour N’abania, Phono, M.I, 9ice, Efya, Awilo Longomba, Falz and Victoria Kimani. The event will be hosted by Nigerian Singer/Actor Banky W and Capital Xtra’s Abrantee Boateng as the official UK DJ.
One Africa Music Fest has rapidly become the seminal platform to showcase African music and culture to mainstream and diaspora audiences across the world. The event brought to you by Upfront and Personal Global Management Consultants (UPGMC), plans to continue to share the vision to unite and showcase Africa worldwide.