Bassline Fest - Celebrating Africa Day
Headlining the Fest this year are two of Nigeria’s stars Asa and Mr Eazi:
Asa is Nigerian but was born in Paris. She became an artist in Lagos, fueled on old-school Soul, and was signed by a French label. She’s clearly one of the most exciting artists to have emerged in the last decade. She’s highly in-demand by festivals across the world and radios (with taste!) are giving her a special place on their playlists. Asa entered the music scene in Protected content her namesake album titled Asa with International hit songs such as ‘Jailer’, ‘Fire on the Mountain’she has gone on to become synonymous with quality music set apart from the usual pop offerings her country is known for. Her other albums Beautiful Imperfection Protected content Bed of Stone Protected content , in different ways, shown the evolution of an artist confident in her ability to deliver emotionally charged performances. Her songwriting and storytelling are just as excellent and her show at Bassline Fest is not to be missed.
Mr EAZI. Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade (born 20 July Protected content , better known by his stage name Mr Eazi, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is the pioneer of Banku music, a fusion sound he describes as a mixture of Ghanaian highlife and Nigerian chord progressions and patterns. He showed interest in music after recording a guest verse on “My Life”, a song that gained traction and became a popular record at KNUST. Mr Eazi released his debut mixtape, About to Blow, in July Protected content . He gained an international audience following the release of the Protected content “Skin Tight”. His second mixtape, Life Is Eazi, Vol. 1 – Accra To Lagos, was released on 10 February Protected content . In March Protected content , several outlets reported that Mr Eazi signed a record deal with Diplo’s label Mad Decent. Mr Eazi signed a licensing deal with Universal Africa, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group. Mr Eazi is currently one of the hottest artists from the Continent and will be bringing that heat to Bassline Fest.
Festivals represented by the IGODA circuit include Azgo Festival – Mozambique, MTN Bushfire – Swaziland, Zakifo Festival – Durban, South Africa, Sakifo Festival – Reunion Island. Festival-goers will experience musical journey’s from GRANMAH (Mozambique), BLINKY BILL (Kenya), LINDIGO (Reunion), ALIBOMBO(Columbia)and MAIA & THE BIG SKY (Kenya) in full celebration of Africa and her melting pot of vibrancy.
Earlybird tickets to the Bassline Fest are available priced at only R250.
Catch the Earlybird to see Nigeria's Superstars Asa & Mr Eazi plus many more of Africa's finest for only R250
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Asa - Jailer
Celebrating Africa Day at ConHill 25 May
Catch the finest artists, eat delicious food, shop for stunning arts, crafts & fashion all from our beautiful Continent, this Africa Day Saturday 25th May.
At Constitution Hill
Gates open 2pm
Music starts 3pm till late
GRAB EARLYBIRD TICKETS FOR ONLY R250 and see:
MR EAZI (Nigeria)
DOBET GNAHORE (Ivory Coast)
BUHLEBENDALO (from The Soil) (South Africa)
BLINKY BILL (Kenya)
SOBANTWANA (South Africa)
MAIA & THE BIG SKY (Kenya)
TRC (Mandla Mlangeni STB Jazz Artist of the year)
ISABELLA NOVELLA (Mozambique)
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