AKA, the “Prince of South African rap”, and rising Afro-Soul sensation Nathi are to perform at the BET Experience Africa.
AKA will perform alongside Maxwell, Tamar Braxton, Raphael Saadiq, Flavour and Diamond Platnumz at the BET Experience Africa Concert in the main Arena, while Nathi is the first of many artists who will appear on the outdoor Festival Stage.
AKA is recognized as one of the most talented and influential rappers in South Africa and on the African continent. As well as sharing stages with Kanye West, Snoop Lion, Rick Ross and Big Sean, AKA has received a host of awards and accolades. This year alone he was nominated for the Best International Act (Africa) at the BET Awards, and the Best African Act at the 2015 MTV EMAs before going on to win Best Collaboration at the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA). He is currently nominated for Best International Act (Africa) at the M.O.B.O. awards.
2015 has also been an extraordinary year for Nathi, the Afro-Soul singer from the Eastern Cape whose debut album Buyel’ekhaya recently went double platinum, selling more than 100,000 copies in just a few months. Filled with heartfelt soul, formidable vocals and haunting acoustic guitar, Nathi’s track Nomvula, has become one of the biggest songs of 2015.
BET Experience Africa provides the perfect kick off to the summer season, taking over the Ticketpro Dome for a non-stop, jam-packed entertainment fest, bringing together lovers of urban culture and music. Wowing visitors all day long, the BET Experience Africa will showcase great food, fashion, music, comedy, dance, sport and much, much more.
Tickets for the BET Experience Africa are on sale now at www.ticketpro.co.za.
The inaugural BET Experience Africa (DStv channel 129) takes place at the Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg on Saturday 12 December 2015.
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