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‘Music Is King’ announces first round of line-up

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Following the announcement of the inaugural Music Is King concert last month, organisers Soulistic Music and U-Live Africa have announced the first wave of performers.

SA hip-hop giants Riky Rick and Nasty C will share the stage with Nigerian heavy-hitter Burna Boy and South Africa’s sweetheart Lady Zamar.

Black Coffee is planning a set which has never been seen before, featuring a long list of special guest performers and friends.

Nigerian-born dance hall and reggae artist Burna Boy first made it to the SA charts with local collaboration hit All Eyes on Me with rapper AKA.

This award-winning superstar has set the bar high with his unique Afrofusion sound and, having worked with huge names in the industry at 21, he is here to stay.


Currently on tour in the UK, Burna Boy is excited to bring a special set to the Music Is King stage.

On his line-up, Black Coffee said: “Having dreamt of Music Is King for so long, it’s great to see it finally come alive. I have had an intense yet amazing year, supported largely by my fans here at home. And what better way to celebrate than right here in Joburg over the festive period with my people.

“Right now, my team and I are working on an insane production with an even crazier line-up featuring some of my industry friends. It’s gonna be one wild musical night to end off the year.”

Partners in Music Is King are Hunter’s, Pick n Pay, Channel O and 947.

It takes place at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg on Saturday, December 15.

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